The Fiji Arts Council has now recorded approximately 634 members but this number will increase as we are in the process of putting the data base in place

Membership is open to all craftspeople who are residents of Fiji and who accept the purpose and objectives of the Fiji Arts Council.

The annual membership fee is $10 per artist and $20.00 for clubs for small groups of more than 10 members. Registration fees will enable artists to participate in any events organized by the Fiji Arts Council and also for Data Bases information.

The Fiji Arts Council consists of men, women and youths whether they are Itaukei or from different ethnic groups residing in Fiji. Craft Practitioners are renowned  on the outstanding work that they portray in the various craft work, whether its traditional or contemporary that they specialize in and showcases their great talents and creativity in weaving, masi designing, pottery making, woodcarving, jewelry making and textiles designing’s and sewing

The artistic skills of practitioners  who use their hands to create items of beauty – masi, mats, wood carvings, pottery, paintings, to name a few, all of which are genuine expressions of Fijian culture and achievement.

Some of them are highly regarded professional and Senior Crafts Practitioners with many years of experiences in their own specialties. They are long serving members of the Fiji Arts Council and have been presented with numerous Awards for outstanding contributions towards the development of Traditional and Contemporary Art in Fiji and fully committed to the idea that art and craft is our Cultural Resources and of the highest value

They have also been instrumental in assisting the Fiji Arts Council in conducting Handicraft up skilling workshops at Village Community level around Fiji and Caramaka Traditional Craft Workshop for PEMAC Teachers in the Ministry of Education.


Contemporary Artists 251
Women’s Group 55
Masi Makers 33
Wood Carvers 47
Potters 29
Weavers 219
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