AUSTRALIA
National Association for the Visual Arts, Ltd.
www.visualarts.net.au
Represents the interests of professional visual artists in Australia
through advocacy, representation, and services. Provides career
advice and contacts.
CANADA
Canada Council for the Arts
http://canadacouncil.ca
Awards grants to artists throughout Canada.
Canadian Crafts Federation
canadiancraftsfederation.ca
Provides information and services to artists.
CARFAC
www.carfac.ca
A national advocacy organization for Canadian artists
with branches throughout Canada. Publishes many
resource materials for artists. 
CARFAC-British Columbia
www.carfacbc.org
A regional branch of a national advocacy organizations
for Canadian artists. Publishes the Visual Arts Voice Journal.
CARFAC Maritimes
www.carfacmaritimes.org
A regional branch of a national advocacy organizations for
Canadian artists in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and
Prince Edward Island.
 
CARFAC Ontario
www.carfacontario.ca
A regional branch of an advocacy organization for Canadian artists.
Offers many services, including a publications program with
information and resources for career development.  Offers a
savings and credit union. Provides advice about legal issues
through Visual Artists Legal Clinic of Ontario.
CARFAC Saskatchewan
www.carfac.sk.ca
A regional branch of a national advocacy organizations for
Canadian artists. 
  Sponsors professional development
workshops and a mentoring program,.
CARFAC-VANL: Visual Arts Newfoundland and
Labrador

www.vanl-carfac.com
A regional branch of CARFAC, a national advocacy organization
for Canadian artists.  Sponsors professional development workshops
for artists, lectures, and grants, including an emergency fund.
Craft Ontario
www.craftontario.com
Publishes STUDIO magazine. Sponsors lectures, exhibition, and award
programs.  Members are eligible to participate in group health and
dental insurance plans, and business, home and automobile insurance.
The Sculptors Society of Canada
cansculpt.org
Dedicated to the education, promotion, and exhibition of contemporary
Canadian sculpture.
UNITED KINGDOM
A-N.  The Artists Information Company
www.a-n.co.uk
Sponsors publications, programs, and projects that widen artists’
access to professional development information. Offers members
various types of studio insurance.
Crafts Council
www.craftscouncil.org.uk
Promotes contemporary crafts in Great Britain. Sponsors exhibitions
and provides business advice to craft artists. Publishes Crafts.

 

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