ARCAF is the team responsible for the management and growth of the association is comprised of some of the most experienced marketing, production, sales and media professionals in the Craft, Art & Fashion industry. We collaborate with our members around the world to shape and grow incredible art form on both local and international level. ARCAF’s core mission is to unify, organize and enhance our member’s diversity, recognition and appreciation of craft, art & fashion by building significant contribution to our multicultural community and our country.
We encourage you to join us.
ARCAF firmly believes that Russian artists and designers, though diverse in ethnic and religious origins, are united by one of the world’s finest cultural traditions. Russian artists and designers contribute greatly to the quality of life, sense of identity, feeling of belonging and, consequently, economic growth of their communities. Closely connected is their influence on shaping the future of their communities using the transformative power of art and the captivating quality of their vision, creativity and level of mastery.
The purpose of ARCAF is to benefit artists and craft persons through a dynamic network that connects its members with patrons, connoisseurs and consumers of their creations, encouraging interest in the spectacular and diverse artistic achievements of Russians. ARCAF offers a variety of services to its membership, including connecting them with existing resources in marketing, artistic education and business development in our province, as well as nurturing a new generation of Canadian artists with Russian cultural roots through grants, awards and scholarships:
- Discounts for seminars, programs, workshops and ARCAF hosted events;
- Monthly Canadian Craft, Art & Fashion industry news updates;
- Gallery exhibition opportunities;
- Full scale promotion of artist members;
- Web traffic to member’s personal sites;
- Volunteer opportunities for students.
ARCAF is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Canfinse Group Inc to provide members with customized insurance products at preferred member rates.That include Auto, Home, Professional/General Liability, Directors & Officers Liability, Crime, Business interruption, Bonds, Life, Disability, Group Benefits, RRSP, and more.
Our organization is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of its members, and other stakeholders. ARCAF values the trust of all those with whom we interact. We recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that you choose to share with us. During the course of our various projects and activities, ARCAF frequently gathers and uses personal information. Anyone from whom we collect such information should expect that it will be carefully protected and that any use of or other dealing with this information other than the purpose for which it was collected is subject to consent. ARCAF’s privacy practices are designed to achieve this. The information provided to us is used: to help us in fulfilling our mission, including our events and member services, to process membership, to respond to information requests by our members, and to communicate future events and promotions.
Defining Personal Information
Personal Information is any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact a specific individual. This information may include an individual’s name, address, email address, phone number.
Personal information gathered by ARCAF is kept in confidence. Our association ensures that the information is not disclosed or shared more widely than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. We also take measures to ensure the integrity of this information is maintained and to prevent its being lost or destroyed. The information is kept up to date and accurate. Information that is no longer relevant will be disposed of appropriately. Under no circumstances does ARCAF sell, barter or lease any information to other organizations. We collect, use and disclose personal information only for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in light of the circumstances. ARCAF does not store personal information on the Web site that is collected through the site.
Our association reviews its privacy practices regularly and constantly revises the policy. The information in this website is subject to change. Although we make every effort to ensure that the content at the time of publication is correct, we do not guarantee its accuracy. The association accepts no responsibility to you or anyone else arising from any use or reliance on the information contained in this website or any inaccuracy or lack of currency in the information.