How to Apply

Membership is restricted to professional artists. Prospective members must earn at least part of their income from an artistic discipline (i.e. Visual/Media Arts, Theatre, Writing, Music, Photography, etc). Some units are subsidized.

Due to the volume of applications, our wait list is now closed. We are unable to accept any new applications until further notice. 

A person may be determined to be an artist through a combination of the criteria listed in the Canadian Artist Code.

To qualify for LVAC membership, applicant must submit:

1 – up-to-date artistic CV

2 – Housing Application Form with the cover letter

3 – Eligibility Questionnaire.  Be sure to consult the Itemized List which specifies what kind of support materials you should include in your application.

Any other questions? Email the co-op office at