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Why Join ANDPVA?

For over three decades ANDPVA has been instrumental in mentoring emergin First Nations artists and institutions that have gone on to become well known artists and organizations within their field. By assisting in the development of new talents and by promoting First Nation artists to the mainstream community, ANDPVA hopes to create a wider audience and appetite for Native artists and art forms resulting in more financially equitable opportunities for Native artists.

 Who can join?

Anyone can become a member of ANDPVA. Just fill out our membership form and send it in with payment. Then you're on your way!


Becoming a member of ANDPVA means becoming a part of a growing network of First Nation artists, individuals and organizations across Canada dedicated to advocating and promoting First Nations Artists in Canada and around the World.

 ANDPVA offers a variety of services to paid members including:

  • Free/reduced rates to all workshops, panel discussions, master classes, performances and lectures
  • Reduced rate for Equipment rentals
  • Access to our highly visible ‘in house' gallery wall, to display artwork at no cost.
  • Promotional tile on our ANDPVA website (this is a curated selection process which may or may not include all members over a period of time)
  • E-Newsletters
  • Use of ANDPVA computer, internet and fax for arts based projects

Membership Categories:

INDIVIDUAL MEMBER - $30 (voting)
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP - $35 (voting)
SUPPORTING MEMBER - $80 (voting)
ORGANIZATIONAL - $100 (voting)



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Member Forum Posts

  • I just wanted to thank ANDPVA for the opportunity you gave me to showcase my crafts and jewelllery at the Saturday Market. I met some really great people, especially other artists and made some new friends. Keep up the good work! Emilie Corbiere

  • Hi Shandra,

     I just wanted to thank ANDPVA for todays terrific workshop on publishing with Kateri. I learned so much and will put this new information to good use.

    Chi Miigwech!!!

    Emilie Corbiere

    Author, artist and storyteller

News & Events

  • Mark Tuesday, December 21st 6pm on your social calendar and come to the 21st Annual Kensington Market Festival of Lights to see the SKYWOMAN Shadow Puppet Performance by andpva's Indigenous Youth Leadership Team

  • andpva opens our Studio 171 doors 8am-noon alongside the Saturday Wychwood Barns Farmer's Market - Join us Dec 11 & 18 in time for holiday shopping!

  • We are delighted to have
    been invited to partner with SLOW FOOD TORONTO and recruit Indigenous
    musicians and artists to participate in the SLOW FOOD TORONTO
    fundraising event this Friday, December 10th, 2010 6pm-9pm. If you social calendar is not too full, come on out
    and join this delicious celebration.

  • The 7th Annual CIT Variety Showcase will be at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, ., on December 10, 2010,
    with performances scheduled to start at 7 pm and run through to
    9:30pm.  The evening is by donation and all are invited to attend.