Membership

FFAA is an association of like-minded individuals and guilds from, but not limited to, Alberta and the Edmonton-area fibre art community.

There are three types of membership: individual, group, and junior.

  • Individual – Any person of the full age of 18 years may become a member by application and upon payment of a membership fee of $20 for 2 years, current membership ends 2020.  Individual members have voting privileges.
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  • Group – Group members have voting privileges in FFAA. Members of the following guilds are automatically members of FFAA:
Alberta Council of Ukrainian Arts Edmonton Rug Hooking Guild
Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild Edmonton Weavers’ Guild
Edmonton & District Quilters Guild Evergreen Spinners and Weavers Guild
Edmonton Modern Quilters Guild Latchet Machine Knitting Club
Edmonton Needlecraft Guild  
  • Junior Member – Any person under the age of 18 years may become a member by application and upon payment of one-half of a membership fee, or $10 for 2 years.  Junior members do not have voting privileges. 
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Membership Benefits
  • Access to a wide variety of FFAA fibre art workshops with preferred fees.
  • Advance notification of FFAA events as well as other FFAA member guild events.
  • Voting privileges at our Annual General Meeting.
  • Opportunities to show your work at our biennial exhibitions. These competitions are judged (optional) and feedback is provided to entrants; competitions are open to all.
Networking and Building a Fibre Art Community - Volunteer

Opportunities for networking with other fibre artists include volunteering to assist at workshops, install an exhibition, promote FFAA, participate on committees, teach a workshop and other activities. Sign up to volunteer or contact us for more information.
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Volunteer Hours Submission Form 

FFAA records the number of hours that volunteers contribute to our association as part of our local grant applications. We ask that you record all hours spent on behalf of FFAA for this purpose using the form below.

Examples of eligible hours are:

  • Local events, ie CreativFestival, held in September of each year.
  • Demonstrations to the public at local festivals or events, ie Farmer’s Markets, Art Walks etc. Remember to include travel time
  • Attending FFAA sponsored meetings, General Meetings, Board Meetings, AGM, preparing reports or other committee work on behalf of FFAA

Do not include hours attending your guild or group meetings, unless you spend time promoting FFAA at such an event.

Volunteer Hours Submission Form

Members Only - Password Protected
This area is where members can find links to our Bylaws, Meeting Agendas & Minutes, Policy and Procedures, and sign up to volunteer at exhibitions, promotion and demonstration events.
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The Members Only area can be accessed with the password available from the guild representatives on the FFAA Board of Directors. Ask at your guild for the name of the current representative. Individual members can contact the Membership Chairperson for a password.
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Funders and Partners
FFAA activities are supported by fundraising through AGLC and by grants from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.

 

 

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