About the FCA


Federation facilities are open with social distancingin place. Masks are still mandatory as not all staff have had the opportunity to receive their second shot.

Federation Office


Federation Gallery


Federation Studios

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 4:30pm

Saturday and Sunday closed


1241 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC, V6H 4B7


Membership Coordinator: 604.681.2740


Education Coordinator: 604.681.2744


Gallery Hours:

Monday - Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM

Sunday 10 AM - 3 PM


1241 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC, V6H 4B7


Gallery Manager: 604.681.8534


Fine Art Consultant: 604.681.8534


Studio Hours:

7 Days per Week 10 AM - 4 PM


1243 Cartwright Street

Vancouver, BC



Studio Coordinator: 604.681.2740



We're located on Granville Island across from the hotel and Performance Works



Staff  (Day-to-day operations)

 Patrick Meyer Executive Director Patrick E. Meyer 604.681.2744 ed@artists.ca
 Helen Duckworth Gallery Manager and Volunteer Coordinator Helen Duckworth 604.681.8534



Katrin Sarstedt 2019 Education Coordinator Katrin Sarstedt



Membership and Chapter Coordinator currently vacant 604.681.2740 membership@artists.ca
 Spacer Art Handler
Eric Worobec 604.681.8534 shipping@artists.ca
 Spacer Fine Art Consultant  

Nicole Young



 Spacer Gallery Attendant

Diandra Summerton



  Art Avenue Editor Carol Crenna  



Board of Directors 

The Federation Board provides governance only. Please contact staff for services.

  President Jennifer Heine SFCA president@artists.ca
  Past President Dene Croft SFCA



Vice President

Phillipa Hudson SFCA




Warren Oneschuk, AFCA




Fred Osther   

Standards Committee Chair

Mary-Jean Butler SFCA


  Director at Large

Maria Josenhans SFCA
  Director at Large Kato Rempel SFCA  
  Director at Large Ann Willsie SFCA  


Standards Committee

The Standards Committee is comprised of a collection of Senior Federation members who have both been members and have been painting for decades. They are therefor well versed in both the policies and culture of the Federation as well as the skills and technique of paitning.


If you have questions about Federation standards please contact gc@artists.ca.


The Standards Committee currently consists of the following members:

  • Gaye Adams SFCA

  • Mary-Jean Butler SFCA
  • Leanne Christie SFCA
  • Richard McDiarmid SFCA

  • Janice Robertson SFCA