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At the Symposium: Intrigue, Humour and Inspiration

April 4, 2012

On Saturday March 10th, a crowd of over 200 descended upon OCAD University in Toronto to attend “Craft and the New Economy”, a symposium organized by the Ontario Crafts Council….

Former CCF/FCMA President wins the 2012 Bronfman Award

March 20, 2012

The CCF/FCMA is proud to report that our former President, Charles Lewton-Brain, has won the prestigious Saidye Bronfman Award in the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Recognized…

Diary of a Traveling Craft Administrator

March 7, 2012

 From January 25th to February 8th, the CCF/FCMA’s Administrative Director, Maegen Black, travelled across the country to work with Craft Councils, Arts Organizations, Galleries and Governments for a series of…

OCC Announces Craft and the New Economy Symposium

February 22, 2012

The Ontario Crafts Council and Ontario College of Art and Design University invite craftspeople from across the country to attend “Craft and the New Economy”, a full day of lectures…

Happy Holidays

January 5, 2012

Our office will be closed from December 24th, 2011 to January 2nd, 2012. We at the CCF/FCMA know how busy the holiday rush can be for everyone working in the…

Location, Location, Location

December 13, 2011

The CCF/FCMA has settled in to our new office space located in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Our contact information and mailing address stays the same, but our official office space is…

A Statistical Revolution!

November 30, 2011

Canadian Heritage and Statistics Canada have released a new “Conceptual Framework for Cultural Statistics” document, announcing a critical improvement for the Craft Sector and our categorization in the StatsCan system….

Advocacy at Home and Abroad

November 16, 2011

Craft Australia Defunded The CCF/FCMA has learned our colleagues in Australia are facing dire funding cuts.  In late October, the Visual Arts Board (VAB) of the Australia Council announced that…