The Portrait Society of Canada is a professional non profit organization formed to foster and enhance an understanding of practice, techniques of Fine Art Portraiture and Sculpture.
The Portrait Society was established by a group of professional Portrait Artists in Toronto with the purpose of educating and communicating with the public on the Traditions of Fine art Portraiture and Sculpture.
The Portrait Society provides a membership for Canadian and International Portrait Artists, Sculptors, General public.
All eligible Artists dedicated to the Fine Art Portraiture and Sculpture can apply for the Membership at any time. Open to public. The Portrait Society Membership is divided into five categories:
- Support Member / open to public
- Visual Arts Student
- Portrait Artist, General Membership
- International Portrait Artist
- Corporate /Galleries/ Agents
1. SUPPORT MEMBER
Open to public such as Art Supporter, Art Lovers
Membership annual fee 300 Cad
2.VISUAL ART STUDENT
Open to young Visual Artists 18 – 25 years old, enrolled in a course of Study at a Fine Art Institution of Learning (Copy of Student ID required)
Annual Membership Fee 75, 00 Cads
3. PORTRAIT ARTIST, GENERAL MEMBERSHIP
Open to Visual Artists and Sculptors, who are dedicated to the discipline of
Fine Art Portraiture and Sculpture. Must be of legal age and reside in Canada.
Annual membership fee 100, 00 Cad
4. INTERNATIONAL PORTRAIT ARTIST
Open to International Fine Artists and Sculptors residing outside of Canada
Annual Membership fee 100, 00 USD
Open to Corporations, such as Artists’ Agencies, Galleries, Artist’s Magazines, Art supply manufactures.
Annual membership Fee 500.00 Cad
HOW TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP
1. Complete the Membership Application Form.
Please be advised that application will require your Artistic Statement and 3 samples of your Portraiture works- photos, slides, prints are accepted. Support member excluded
2. Enclose your Initiation fee of 200.00 Cad and Membership Annual Fee according to the membership categories (Visa, Master Card)
3. Send your Application Form along with your initiation and Annual Membership Fee to:
Portrait Society of Canada
1057 Steles Avenue West, P.O.Box 81665, Toronto, Ontario M2R3X1, Canada
4.Your Application will be review by the Society Membership Committee within one month.
All successful candidates will be notified by mail.
All rejected Applications will be returned along with the Initiation Fee and Annual Membership Fee payment.
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