Join the ACACA

ACACA membership is not exclusive. It is open to all individuals and art clubs in Alberta who share the ideals of the organization. Artists are always invited to be a part of our organization.

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ACACA Membership

Not Exclusive, Open To All, Promoting Your Skills

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ACACA membership is not exclusive. It is open to all individuals and art clubs in Alberta who share the ideals of the organization. Artists are always invited to be a part of our organization. Membership at present is about 200 with 20 clubs registered as members. Membership is currently made up of the following categories:

Youth

Artists between 15 and 18 years old.

Beginners

Age 19+. No formal art training at a college or university and has painted in any medium up to 4 years. OR Juror’s recommendation to move to the next Category. **

Intermediate

May have up to one year of formal art training at a college or university OR has worked for two years or more in any medium, or has won a Beginners Award at the Alberta Wide Show.

Advanced

Has been enrolled for more than one year in an art program at a college or University OR has won an Award in the IntermediateCategory at the Alberta Wide Show OR has worked independently for 4 years in any medium and is ready to meet the requirements of entering the Advanced Category OR **

Master

Graduate of an Art program from a College or University, or has received a BFA or MFA OR instructs formal classes in Art OR has won an Award in the Advanced Category at the Alberta Wide Show OR voted on by the Board of Directors ** to move to the Signature member level. (No automatic move to the Signature Member Level).

Signature Member

For qualified Members from the Master category voted on by the Board of Directors **

Digital

For members of all levels. The artwork is solely composed and created on a computer using only software tools or a scanned image which is manipulated to significantly change the original. (scanned original must be available to jury if requested.) The print must be unique and not an edition.

Sculptor

Sculpture will be additive or subtractive, and be made from stone, wood, bronze, jade, clay, bone, antlers, precious metals, fabric, paper and metal.

**(by Jurors opinion that artist is ready to move to the next level.)
A MEMBER WHO HAS WON AN AWARD IN ANY CATEGORY AT THE ALBERTA WIDE SHOW IS REQUESTED TO MOVE UP TO THE NEXT CATEGORY. AWARD WINNERS MAY NOT MOVE BACK TO A FORMER CATEGORY.

Benefits of Joining The ACACA

With accessible critiques, juried shows, workshops, paint outs, and scholarships and bursaries, it’s never been a better time to join the ACACA!

Juried exhibitions and critiques | Workshops and paint outs | Scholarships and awards | Newsletter

Annual Membership Fees

Join Us In Continuing To Grow The Art Community

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Note: Memberships must be paid prior to February 28th to be eligible to enter in that years Zone Show. All artists showing in Zone shows must have a yearly individual membership to ACACA.

ACACA Membership Chairperson

Joan Brees
P.O. Box 1405, Stn. Main
Brooks, AB T1R 1C3
Ph: 1-403-363-8142
Email: hjbrees@eidnet.org

NOTE: If you require a receipt for membership/donation to ACACA please include a stamped self-addressed envelope.

Who We Are

The Alberta Community Art Clubs Association aims at uniting, serving and networking with artists throughout the province. Our goals are to foster and maintain instruction in art and to develop an interest in the knowledge of art and culture in the communities throughout the province.

Exhibitions

ACACA fills a unique niche in promoting the arts in the province of Alberta by sponsoring three juried art shows annually, hosted by art clubs from different communities each year.