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Your voice. Your vote.

October 9, 2019

With the 2019 Election approaching fast, the CCF/FCMA encourages all of our members to become engaged in the electoral process and informed about the cultural platforms in the upcoming election….

ROBERT JEKYLL AWARD CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

September 25, 2019

Do you know a hero of craft in your community? Someone who is deserving of recognition for their work in making real change and lasting impact on the growth of…

Pathway to Funding: Craft & The Canada Council for the Arts

September 11, 2019

In response to a reportedly low application rate to the Canada Council for the Arts funding programs in 2017 and 2018, the Canadian Crafts Federation/Fédération canadienne des métiers d’art (CCF/FCMA)…

London Craft Trade Mission Report

August 14, 2019

If the CCF/FCMA’s trade mission to London this past Spring piqued your curiosity, you will want to explore our thorough report on the events. Shedding light on the London craft…

Vases Are People, Too

July 31, 2019

Last week we released the Season 2 Finale of Citizens of Craft: The Podcast! In her opening monologue to the episode, series host and CCF Director, Maegen Black, describes the…

You Are Not Automated, Manufactured, or Cloned

July 16, 2019

July 10th marked the release of Season 2, Episode 4 of Citizens of Craft: The Podcast. Featuring Allison Green, textile artist and nature enthusiast, and Tamika Knutson, Indigenous jeweller and…

Citizens of Craft Podcast

You Believe in 10-Digit Technology

July 2, 2019

We are now more than halfway through our second season of Citizens of Craft: The Podcast! June 26 marked the release of Season 2, Episode 3, featuring ceramicist Brendan Tang,…

Citizens of Craft: The Podcast

Cookie Cutter Doesn’t Cut It

June 18, 2019

Have you heard? June 12 marked the release of Season 2, Episode 2 of Citizens of Craft: The Podcast, featuring Melanie Egan of the Harbourfront Centre in downtown Toronto, and…