Membership

Signature Status

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Signature Status with the FCA stands for a high level of excellence achieved by the individual artist. Benefits and responsibilities associated with Signature Status can be found in the FCA Policy Manual. There are two types of Signature Status:

  • Associate Membership (AFCA)
  • Senior Membership (SFCA)

Jurying for both levels of Signature Membership is done by the Selection Committee once a year. The next Selection Committee meeting is scheduled for April, 2020.

 

The deadline to submit part one of the application (list of eligible exhibitions) is likely to be February 28th, at noon. The deadline to submit part 2, the online ten-piece portfolio is February, 28th at midnight. No exceptions.

 

 Please find the 2020 Signature Status Application down below:

 2020 Signature Status Application

 

If you have any concerns or questions regarding the application process, please contact our Membership Coordinator via membership@artists.ca or 604-681-2744.

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Before you apply please review these videos of past year's successful applicants. This is a good indication of where your work should be before you consider applying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TIPS FOR YOUR APPLICATION

Standards Chair, Gaye Adams, SFCA, outlines what happens at the Board of Governors meeting within an article for the Jan/Feb 2016 edition of Art Avenue. Click here to download a copy of this article.

 

Moreover, Teressa Bernard, SFCA has put together an information manual about Composing a Portfolio for the application. To view or download the PDF click here.

 

Further information and tips on how to photograph your works as well as image requirements can be found on our website under Member Resources at 'Information for artists'.