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Alberta Craft Council
Alberta Craft Gallery - Edmonton
10186-106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

780-488-6611 / 1-800-DO CRAFT

Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
Closed Sunday & Statutory Holidays
Free Customer Parking at back of building

Closed: Labour Day - Monday September 4, 2017 


Alberta Craft Gallery - Calgary
1721 29 Avenue SW, #208
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

587-391-0129 

Wednesday - Saturday: 12 - 6 pm
Street Parking Available

 

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Participating artists: Nicole Baxter, Linda Chow, Robin Dupont, Milt Fischbein, Matt Gould, Terry Hildebrand, Brad Keys, Eveline Kolijn, Diane Krys, Darren Petersen, Jean-Claude and Talar Prefontaine, Shona Rae and Simon Wroot.

Alberta Craft Council Staff

Barry Moss – Executive Director

barry@albertacraft.ab.ca / ext. 228
Throughout his life, Barry has advocated for traditional needle crafts, as a teacher, mentor, curator and artist.
 
Barry's professional career as a textile artist began in the early 1980’s. As a contributor for “British Patchwork & Quilting” magazine he wrote tutorials on miniature work and designed a miniature quilt to commemorate their 200th issue. He was featured in “Canadian Quilter” as one of five men working professionally as fiber artists in Canada. One of the most exciting moments of his career was being commissioned by Reader’s Digest to create the samples for the updated publication of “Complete Guide to Sewing”.

Barry's work as a textile educator and curator in the UK, France, Canada and the USA has introduced him to many different possibilities in textiles. Barry has adjudicated textile exhibitions in England, Wales, Canada and New York state and has participated in international textile exhibitions in Birmingham, UK.

In the past few years, Barry worked in Fort St. John, BC at Peace Gallery North to promote local artists and to introduce new emerging talent. As Executive Director, Chair and Program Coordinator for the Peace Arts Gallery, Barry worked as an advocate for the arts and artists of Peace River.

 

Joanne Hamel – Administration Manager, Member Services & Exhibitions

joanne@albertacraft.ab.ca / ext. 234
Originally from Saskatchewan, Joanne moved to Alberta to study visual arts at Red Deer College and then Arts & Cultural Management at Grant MacEwan University in Edmonton. Starting in a practicum position, she has now been working with the ACC for over ten years as Membership Coordinator and part of the Exhibition Team. Joanne coordinated the All About Alberta exhibition in Washington DC and ACC projects for the Cheongju International Craft Biennale in South Korea.

 

Linda Frena – Retail Gallery Manager

linda@albertacraft.ab.ca /ext. 232
Linda earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Majoring in Printmaking and Drawing, from the University of Manitoba.  Linda co-owned and operated a commercial ceramics studio in Red Deer for over 10 years before settling in Edmonton and into a Project Management position for an international arts organization's Public Art department. Today, Linda oversees the daily operation of the Retail Gallery where she wrangles the finest craft arts from over 150 artists so that every customer's visit is both memorable and satisfying.

Jessica Telford Marketing, Magazine Editor & Exhibitions

jessica@albertacraft.ab.ca / ext. 221
Jessica earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts with Distinction from the University of Regina. After several years working in the arts, Jessica moved to Edmonton to pursue an Arts and Cultural Management Certificate from MacEwan University.  After completing her Arts and Cultural Management practicum placement at the Alberta Craft Council, Jessica returned to the ACC in 2013 is now the Marketing Coordinator, Alberta Craft Magazine Editor and Feature Gallery Coordinator.

 

Ruta Nichol – Design & Exhibitions

ruta@albertacraft.ab.ca / ext. 231
Ruta Nichol obtained her Bachelor degree in Ceramics at the Vilnius Academy of Arts, having already obtained her graphic design education at Vilnius College of Technologies and Design.  These two great passions would take turns to fulfill Ruta's creativity and bring new and exciting career opportunities along the way.  As a ceramic artist and graphic designer she always looks for simple, clean, minimalistic yet powerful expressions.  Ruta is the Discovery Gallery Coordinator, and Design lead on the Alberta Craft Magazine and other communicaiton projects.

 

Wendy Arrowsmith - Financial Officer

wendy@albertacraft.ab.ca / ext.234

As a life-long Edmontonian, Wendy appreciates the enthusiasm our city has for arts and fine craft. She graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of commerce majoring in small business management. She brings a variety of diverse experiences to the ACC in addition to bookkeeping, including skills gained from owning her own business. Wendy is excited to be a part of the ACC during the upcoming years of growth.

 

JoAnna Lange – Part-time Gallery & Shop Staff

JoAnna is a ceramic artist recently transplanted from Winnipeg, Manitoba and now living and working in Edmonton. Her production line, Stoneboat Pottery, is a reflection of her rural Saskatchewan roots and celebrates functional ware through the use of colour and motifs reflecting the natural world. JoAnna has been active at the community level, teaching clay classes for the past twenty-some years and has served on the boards of Clifton Studios Co-op and the Manitoba Craft Council.