Become a Member of the SCA / Membership Renewals

The Society welcomes applications from all professional artists – from the traditional to those who work in new and digital media, as well as from arts supporters. NOTE: All applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Canadian Residents. (Renewing current membership? Please scroll to the bottom of page)

There are two types of membership in the Society of Canadian Artists:

  • Elected Member (professional artists who have gone through the adjudication process)
  • Associate Member (arts supporters and non-adjudicated artists)

Benefits of Membership

SCA members become part of a rich community of like-minded creatives who are writing the modern history of Canadian art.

Benefits include:

  • Permission to use prestigious 'SCA' designation after your name (for Elected Members)
  • Participation in respected member-only gallery exhibitions
  • Access to Society awards
  • Member promotion through online gallery and member listing
  • Access to professional development resources, including electronic publications
  • Invitations to Society exhibitions and other events
  • Access to arts resources written by artists

How to Become a Member

Elected Member Application Process

SCA Elected Member status is obtained through a juried process. The next deadline for jury applications is March 31, 2018.

The Elected membership application process is completed in two parts:

  1. membership application form and an 11-point formatted artist's CV (as per Guidelines) are to be submitted (in .pdf format) as attachments to the on-line form. Please view the Spring 2017 Application Guidelines for reference.
  2. 10 high quality images (labelled as per instructions). The image should be sized to approximately 1920px on its longest size and the file size should be not exceed 2MB. Images must be submitted via the on-line form and the jury fee of $50.00 must be paid via Pay Pal. NOTE: The $50 jury fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. 

For inquiries, contact Kathy Hildebrandt, SCA, Spring 2018 Elected Jury Chairperson  khilde@shaw.ca 

In the spring of 2014, a Mentoring program was founded - please see the Mentoring page for more information.

Associate Membership

Prospective Associate Members simply, submit the application form below. The annual dues for Associate Members are $45.

 Click to apply for an Associate Membership 

Current Members

Renew your SCA Membership using Paypal

Current SCA members are invited to renew on-line using PayPal. Due date for 2017-2018 membership fees is May 1st, 2017. Please note that the shopping cart will show a complete listing of payment types. Select or de-select those you wish to pay for on this transaction. Once your payment is confirmed, your membership will be processed. Thanks for your on-going support!

Elected Membership

$95 Payment for (SCA member's name) Pay Elected Membership
 

Please send all membership-related enquiries (renewals /new members) to:

David Harrison, SCA (Director), Chair, Membership  theartcoach@shaw.ca  403-281-5919

Web Gallery (Elected members only)

$60 Payment for (SCA Member's name) Pay For A Web Gallery

 

Associate Membership

$45 Payment for (Associate's name) Pay Associate Membership