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Who We Are...


The Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) was founded in 1941 by a group of influential artists including Group of Seven luminary, Lawren Harris. The FCA is a not-for-profit organization that shares and promotes the passion and peasure of the visual arts through exhibition, education and community. This prestigious organization provides many services to elevate artists and their art for all to appreciate. 


The Federation's Peace River Chapter is a regional community of professional and semi-professional artists and art lovers. It's 34 supporting and active members reside in Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Chetwyn, Tumbler Ridge, Beaverlodge, Grande Prairie and surrounding communities.



About PRFCA...

The Peace River Chapter of the FCA (PRFCA) organizes two local juried exhibitions annually, chapter meetings and workshops. 

We provide networking opportunities and support for our artists in the BC and Alberta Peace Country outside and in addition to the programming that takes place from the FCA head office in Vancouver, BC

If you're looking to take part in Chapter activities, you must be a member with the Federation first.

There are several levels of membership:

Supporting -  available to artists and art lovers wishing to support the group, attend PRFCA  events and workshops.

Active - Successfully juried Active Members can submit to PRFCA chapter and National FCA shows. Must first be a supporting member.

Signature Status - (AFCA, SFCA)- recognizes outstanding quality of work. Signature Status applications are juried once a year. Must first be an active member.

New members are always welcome.


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PRFCA Membership Brochure

Supporting Membership - $35/yr paid to PRFCA + $65/yr paid to FCA


Open to everyone!

  • Invitation to Monthly Zoom Meetings for socialization and learning opportunities
  • Discounts on workshops Invitations to events and Opening Receptions
  • Art Avenue Magazine subscription

Active Membership - $35/yr paid to PRFCA + $90/yr paid to FCA

Applicants for active status undergo a jury process through the local Peace River Chapter or the parent organization (FCA) where they submit either their professional artists' website or a body of work for jurying. Most members are active members.


  • Opportunity to submit for juried National and Chapter shows held at Peace Country area art galleries for prizes and awards
  • Invitation to Monthly Zoom Meetings for socialization, artwork critiques and learning opportunities
  • Gallery on the PRFCA website including a link to their website if applicable
  • Discounts on Workshops and more.


Signature Membership applicants undergo a rigorous jurying process once per year.


See below to download the membership application.


To arrange for membership and jurying, contact;

Mary Parslow, AFCA at or Sandy Troudt, AFCA at


PRFCA Membership Application


Please Read the Following Disclaimer Prior to Purchasing or Renewing a Membership

To comply with the Canadian Anti Spam Legislation (CASL), the PRFCA is required to obtain consent from every member in order to send commercial electronic messages, including emails and e-newsletters.


Please note that by purchasing and/or renewing any membership with the PRFCA, you are giving consent for the Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists, their staff, board members and volunteers to contact you from time to time via commercial electronic message (CEMs) in the form of emails, E-newsletters and social media with information on PRFCA events, fundraisers, board activity, educational programs, calls for volunteers and general organization information.


You can opt out of receiving CEMs at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ option for E-newsletters.

If you have any questions regarding CASL, consent or how the PRFCA will contact you, please contact