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Robert Jekyll: 2010 Recipient of the Keith Kelly Award

January 4, 2011

  The Canadian Crafts Federation is delighted to congratulate Robert Jekyll for his receipt of the prestigious Keith Kelley Award for Cultural Leadership. Presented by the Canadian Conference of the…

The CCF/FCMA Storms Winnipeg!

December 22, 2010

For the first time in CCF/FCMA history, the organization held our annual conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Titled ‘Co-operative Collaborations’, the conference ran from September 30th to October 3rd, 2010, bringing together…

New Award in Honour of Dr. Lily Yung

October 28, 2010

The Canadian craft community has lost an inspirational leader with the passing of innovative designer, Dr Lily Li Li Yung (April 18, 1947 – August 11, 2010). As per her…

Celebrate the culture of Craft with Culture Days

October 8, 2010

Connect to Canadian Craft from coast to coast to coast September 24th – 26th through the national Culture Days celebration!   Alongside our cultural counterparts in dance, theater, music, film…

The Canadian Crafts Federation Explores Iqaluit

August 16, 2010

  The Canadian Crafts Federation received a special invitation to join representatives of the Canada Council for the Arts in a mission to Iqaluit, Nunavut.  From June 26th to July…

Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts celebrates four craft artists

July 7, 2010

The Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts (RCA) inducted twenty four new members on May 21st, 2010 during the RCA’s Annual General Assembly in Québec City. At this gala celebration…

Ione Thorkelsson honoured with Governor General’s Award

May 26, 2010

The CCF/FCMA congratulates Ione Thorkelsson, winner of the 2010 Saidye Bronfman Award for Excellence in Fine Craft, one of eight Governor General’s Visual Arts Awards. Ione Thorkelsson began her career…

a warm welcome for new board members

April 12, 2010

The CCF/FCMA is proud to announce the exciting new lineup of our Executive Board. At a series of re-visioning sessions held in late February 2010, the CCF/FCMA appointed these individuals,…