The Call for Applications for IFA Festival 2022 is now closed.

Artistic Policy 

Indigenous Fashion Arts (IFA) presents Indigenous-made/designed fashion, crafts and textiles in runway presentations, curated exhibitions, artist talks, panels, lectures, hands-on workshops, and a marketplace for all audiences. 

IFA is Indigenous-led and committed to becoming a leader in the presentation of and market-development for Indigenous-made works in fashion, craft and textiles. Our goal is to advance and empower Indigenous artists and designers, connecting them and their work to Canadian and international audiences, festivals, buyers, retailers, curators and institutes. 

IFA programs 60% or more Indigenous women-identified artists and their works in fashion, textiles and crafts. Indigenous artists and exhibitors from across Canada and around the world are invited to apply to exhibit in runway and marketplace programming. Emerging, mid-career and established artists and designers are equally considered for programming. 

IFA accepts applications of fashion, crafts or textiles in any style. Please note that your application does not guarantee inclusion in the Festival, as there are limited programming spots available.