What is the RAAV ?
RAAV is the association that represents visual artists in Quebec
If you are a painter, sculptor, art photographer, illustrator — in other words — a visual artist living in Quebec, RAAV is your professional association.
Support for a career in visual arts
The main mission of RAAV is to work to improve the living conditions and professional practices of artists who have a career in visual arts in Quebec.
Centre of information and documentation
RAAV’s website is a source of pertinent information and documentation to help you manage your career.
You can receive training specifically designed to help you fully develop your career and draw a better income.
Legal and fiscal advice
RAAV can help you defend your rights as an individual (problems with contracts not being respected, tax review, violation of copyright, etc.) and collectively (negotiating collective agreements with promoters).
A variety of benefits for members in good standing
The RAAV membership card is recognized as a competency certificate on construction sites for your public art projects. It also gives you the right to a series of discounts on a variety of products and professional services (free entry to certain museums, discounts for accounting, legal or information technology (IT) services, subscriptions to art magazines, artist’s materials, framing, etc.).
RAAV is your professional association. You are welcome !