on December 18, 1961/Revised on February 2, 1963/Revised on
February 20, 1965/Revised on March 8, 1965/Revised on April
17, 1974/Revised on April 24, 1976/Revised on April 23, 1983/Revised
on April 27, 1984/Revised on February 26, 1987/Revised on February
26, 1988/Revised on January 31, 1990/Revised on January 29,
1991/Revised on February 27, 1993/Revised on February 25, 1994/Revised
on July 8, 1996/Revised on April 4, 1997/Revised on February
I General Provisions
Article 1 (Title) This organization is referred to as Korean
Fine Arts Association (Abbreviated as 'the Association')
2 (Site) The Main Office of the Association is located in
Special Metropolitan City of Seoul: Branches are established
in Metropolitan Cities and Provinces and Chapters can be set
up in cities, counties and wards and abroad: however, Main
Office has jurisdiction over Seoul.
3 (Objective) The objective of the Association is to enhance
the nation's fine arts: to advocate the rights and interests
of the artists: to facilitate the international exchange of
fine arts, and: to promote the cooperation among the artists.
4 (Projects) The Association undertakes the following projects
in order to achieve the objectives described in Article 3:
relative to creative activities
relative to publication and public awareness
relative to international exchange of fine arts
projects appertaining to the projects described in the above
Article 5 (Qualification) The Association consists of the
members who, having specialized in fine arts and approved
by the Board of Directors upon the recommendation of relevant
Sectoral Committees, accede to it. However, the Board of Directors
can appoint as Honorary Members those persons from all walks
of life who are deemed capable of contributing to the development
of the Association.
6 (Members' Rights) Members have the right to participate
in the operation of the Association through the General Assembly.
However, Honorary Members can only state their opinions at
the General Assembly.
7 (Members' Obligations) Members assume the following obligations:
of the Articles of Association and other regulations
of the decisions made by the General Assembly and the Board
of membership fees and other charges: however, the Members
of the age of 70 or more are exempt from membership fees.
8 (Withdrawal of Membership) Members who want to withdraw
their membership should submit a letter of withdrawal to the
9 (Sanctions) Members who do not observe the objectives of
the Association and the duties stipulated in Article 7 are
subject to sanctions upon resolution by the Board of Directors.
Sanctions include expulsion, suspension of rights and reprimand.
Provided, non-payment for over six years incurs expulsion.
10 (Rewards) Those who contributed to the development of the
Association and the achievement of its objectives can be cited
with rewards upon resolution by the Board of Directors.
11 (Executives) The executives of the Association are as follows:
Vice-Chairmen, one of whom will be elected from among Heads
Directors(including Permanent Director), five of whom will
be elected from among Heads of Directors
Association can appoint a certain number of Advisors.
are elected form among the Members upon the recommendation
of the Board of Directors and with the approval of the General
Association can appoint a certain number of Permanent Advisors
and one Senior Permanent Advisor from among the Advisors.
13 (Election of the Executives)
Vice-Chairmen and Auditors are elected by the General Assembly.
The elections of Chairman and Vice-Chairmen are conducted
at the same time.
are elected by the nomination of the Board of Directors and
with the approval of the General Assembly.
14 (Terms of Office)
have a term of three years. Provided, Chairman can not have
two successive terms.
a vacancy occurs among the Executives (excluding Chairman),
a new Executive will be elected by the nomination of the Board
of Directors and with the approval of the General Assembly:
the newly elected Executive will remain in office during the
remainder of his predecessor's term.
15 (Chairman) Chairman represents the Association, oversees
the management of the Association and presides over the General
Assembly and the Board of Directors.
16 (Vice-Chairman) Vice-Chairmen are respectively charged
with the responsibilities of Steering, Planning, International
Relations, Projects, Finance, Policy and Chapters in assisting
Chairman. They act on behalf of Chairman in case of the latter's
incapacitation in the order of Vice-Chairmen for Steering,
Planning and International Relations.
17 (Directors) Directors participate in the meetings of the
Board of Directors to make decisions on all matters relating
to the management of the Association. Permanent Director manages
the decisions made by the Board of Directors and the operational
affairs of the Association in assisting Chairman.
will perform the following duties:
the financial position of the Association:
the management and operational affairs of the General Assembly
and the Board of Directors:
the Board of Directors or the General Assembly to rectify
any irregularity or impropriety found in the course of the
audits stipulated in the above two paragraphs and report it
to the Minister of Culture and Public Information:
the convocation of the General Assembly or the Board of Directors,
if necessary in demanding or reporting as prescribed in the
themselves at the General Assembly or the Board of Directors
to state their opinions.
will conduct the audits more than twice a year.
who have a kinship provided for in Article 777 of Civil Law
or within the t hird degree with Auditor or Executives are
disqualified to become Auditor.