Craft ACT's Accredited Professional Membership fee is $220.00, we will contact you to make payment after your application has been approved.

ASSESSMENT PROCESS

Professional craft practitioners and designers whose outstanding contributions demonstrate a high standard of artistic merit and technical skill.

Applications can be submitted throughout the year and are assessed by the Craft ACT Membership Sub-committee against the criteria set out below. Read through the APM information package, member benefits and insurance information documents available on the membership page of our website and if necessary to contact Craft ACT at membership@craftact.org.au before submitting an application.

ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS

Criteria

  •   Artistic Merit - demonstrate excellence of artistic merit. 
  •   Innovation - demonstrate an evolution in the concepts of their work.
  •   Technical Skill - demonstrate a high standard of technical skill. 
  •   Professional Standing - submit a CV demonstrating ongoing professional activities in both your specialised field and the broader arts sector.

Eligibility 

  • Individuals whose work demonstrates a consistent, high level of artistic and technical standard are eligible to apply for Accredited Professional Membership. 
  • Applicants should have a professional approach to their work and to the business of maintaining a professional career, though not essential to be full time artists.
  • It is not a requirement for applicants to have undertaken formal studies. 
  • Applications are ineligible where work submitted is undergraduate work. Applications by post graduate students will be considered on a case by case basis according to prior practice.

Length of accreditation

  • Length of accreditation is set to five year periods from initial accreditation.
  • Accredited Professional Members are reviewed every five years, giving artists a formal opportunity to update their documents and images.

Craft ACT's Associate Membership fee is $220.00, we will contact you to make payment after your application has been approved.

ASSESSMENT PROCESS

Applications are welcome anytime during the year. Ensure you meet and address the criteria requirements below and understand member benefits and insurance information. If you have questions, email membership@craftact.org.au before you submit your application. The Craft ACT Membership Sub-committee will assess and notify applicants of their status.

Eligibility 

  • Individuals whose work demonstrates a consistent, high level of artistic and technical standard are eligible to apply for Associate Membership. 
  • Applicants should have a professional approach to their work and to the business of developing and maintaining a professional career. 
  • It is not a requirement for applicants to have undertaken formal studies. 
  • Professional craft practitioners and designers seeking insurance to support their professional practices. 
  Assessment Criteria 
  • Artistic Merit - primary criterion is a demonstrated high level of artistic merit. 
  • Technical Skill - demonstrate a high standard of technical skill. 
  • Professional Standing - submit a CV demonstrating their commitment to ongoing professional activities in their specialised field. 

Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre uses the images you submit with your Accredited Professional Membership or Associate Membership application to promote your practice, please assist us to ensure the information and images we have reflect your current practice.