Photograph from VABF 2019 of the Vancouver Art Book Fair membership table, volunteers give away free totes to attendees.

VABF relies on the support of our community in order to remain free and open to the public. Here are some ways you can support:

Become a VABF

VABF Members are part of an engaged community that is passionate about art publishing. In addition to annual perks, Members contribute to the sustainability and growth of the annual fair—keeping the event free, while also allowing us to invite international artists and pay fair fees to presenters and arts workers. Your support helps to fund the production of VABF,  and demonstrates your commitment to fostering Vancouver’s art publishing communities and establishing Vancouver as a centre for artists’ publishing.

Become a Member



  • VABF20 Membership Package (listed above above)
  • Black cotton baseball cap with choice of black or white VABF logo embroidered by Good Luck Studios


  • VABF20 Membership Package (listed on the left)
  • Special edition custom (Smoke Grey, black lid) Nalgene bottle with artwork by Venom S Studios (coming soon!)
  • VABF40 Embroidered cotton baseball hat (choice of white or black VABF logo) by Good Luck Studios


  • $60 Membership (listed above)
  • Support the cost of one minimum CARFAC presenter fee
  • “Thank You!” social media and newsletter mentions (optional)


Photograph from VABF 2019, a close up of two hands exchanging a printed bookmark.

Partner With Us

By becoming an official partner of the Vancouver Art Book Fair, you will gain print and media access to thousands of cultural enthusiasts and supporters of the arts. You will be identifying your business with a non-profit arts festival that is committed to yearly growth and continually expanding its year-round presence in the Vancouver art and publishing scene.

Please contact us discuss a comprehensive partnership package tailored especially to your organization.

Contact Us


VABF relies on volunteers to effectively deliver our event and run the organization year-round. Due to COVID-19, VABF operations shrunk in 2020-21 but please contact us if you have some tech skills to contribute to our digital fair (at a distance!)

Call for Volunteers 2021
Photograph from VABF 2016 Fundraiser. Two laughing/smiling volunteers goofily hold the VABF smiley stickers in front of their eyes.