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Vol. 4 No. 1

Vol. 4 No. 1

Spring/Summer 2009



Chairs get conceptual; textile art in Canada; online hot spots; commission kudos and craft council activity across the country.

Celebrating a Craft Pioneer
Ken Vickerson reflects on the impact of metal matriarch Lois Betteridge.

Science & Craft
Steve Irvine charts the power and beauty of science as a rich resource of information and inspiration for craftspeople.

The Emma Collaborative Conference: once experienced, it is contagious. Founder Michael Hosaluk reflects on the evolution and impact of Emma.

Wilderness Glass
Kevin Lackau, winner of this year’s Saidye Bronfman Award, creates art that is rough, uncompromising and very, very Canadian. David James traces his career and the development of his atypical approach to glass.

Oh Canada!
Rachel Gottlieb considers the question: does Canada have a national voice in craft?

The Fisherman, His Wife and the Burlesque Dancer
A growing number of craftspeople in Newfoundland and Labrador are the human figure in their work; Gloria Hickey asks why.

Discover people across the country who have a passion for working, volunterring and championing Canadian craft.

Intertwined InTENSIONS
Tom McFall explores the work of three of Alberta’s most innovative fibre artists: Margie Davidson, Mary Sullivan Holdgrafer and Matt Gould.

Digital Winds in the Metals World
Charles Lewton-Brain hunts for paradigm shifts, and reveals how digital object-making is changing the landscape of jewelry.

Sarah Alford reviews the gregarious and charming book everyone seems to be reading, Richard Sennett’s The Craftsman.

Vol. 4 No. 2

Vol. 4 No. 2

Vol. 3 No. 2

Vol. 3 No. 2