Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter of the FCA


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The TNSC provides support and education from peer and professional artists, artwork exposure, plus occasions to meet, socialize and inspire artistic growth. The Chapter has an internet presence through this website and Facebook page. Gathering at meetings and bringing artwork for critiques is one of the most satisfying experiences of membership. Whether you live near or far, you can always be in touch with other members. As members of the FCA you will also receive the FCA Magazine Art Avenue in print or digital version, e-newsletter, and discounts on workshops. 

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All levels of Membership require joining both the TNSC and our parent organization, the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) in Vancouver, BC. 

Both TNSC and FCA memberships expire December 31

Benefits of joining the FCA & Thompson Nicola Shuswap Chapter

Here are a few of the benefits we enjoy as members of the FCA and the TNSC! We promote inclusivity and we are continuously striving for a connected and supported collective of artists.


  • Educationeducational opportunities (workshops, demos, meetings, critiques) through our chapter and/or online events through the FCA gallery
  • Support: member support at events which include meetings, online connection, paint outs and plein air events
  • Connectioncreating relationships with other artists at various levels of expertise - what better way to improve than to talk art with other like minded souls!
  • Artistic GrowthGrowing and thriving through our community of artists who support one another in art.  Advance your artistic endevours through the FCA to the level of Signature Artist.
  • Membership reduced pricesas a member, you are entitled to reduced costs on workshop offerings and events such as "Passion for Painting"
  • In the Know: Attending events, connecting with chapter artists promotes growth, learning the tools of the trade and joining in on bulk buying of art supplies to reduce costs


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Please note that by purchasing and/or renewing any membership with the TNSC, you are giving consent for the Thompson Nicola Shuswap 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 TNSC events, fundraisers, board activity, educational programs, calls for volunteers and general organization information.


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