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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.

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Monday
Oct242016

ACC Among 29 Tenants Signed on at cSPACE King Edward Arts Hub

The Alberta Craft Council is one of the 29 tenants to sign on at the cSPACE King Edward Arts Hub. The new Alberta Craft Council Calgary Gallery will open in 2017. Read the October 20, 2016 CBC article about this exciting new space here.

Also read about the project in The Calgary Herald article  on October 20, 2016. To read the full article click here

 

Monday
Oct242016

2016 Alberta Craft Awards

Congratulations to 2016 Alberta Craft Awards recipients! On October 14, the Awards were presented in conjunction with the evening symposium of the Canadian Crafts Federation annual conference, “Cultivating Craft: Pathways to Practice” at the Alberta College of Art + Design.

The 2016 recipients are:

Dan Miller - Honour Award (a volunteer, supporter, teacher, craftsperson (individual or group) who has made a significant contribution to Alberta’s fine craft culture)

Sarabeth Carnat - Excellence Award (an established craftsperson who excels in his or her area of craft)

Anna Burger-Martindale - Early Achievement Award (an emerging craftsperson/student, in recognition of his/her achievement to date and/or potential)

JoAnna Lange - Linda Stanier and Family Memorial Award (biennal endowed award celebrates the life of Linda Stanier and honours excellence in ceramics. The nominee should work and reside in Alberta and be primarily a studio-based, full-time professional ceramic artist)

Thanks to all the nominees, nominators, supporters, volunteers and staff who helped make the 2016 Alberta Craft Awards a success. We also thank our event co-hosts, the Canadian Crafts Federation / Fédération canadienne des métiers d'art and Alberta College of Art + Design

Read more about the Awards recipients at http://www.albertacraft.ab.ca/2016-award-recipients/

Monday
Oct242016

Kudos: Dena Seiferling Featured in Swerve Magazine

ACC Professional member Dena Seiferling's Fuzzy Fox ornament can currently be found gracing the front page of Swerve's website and mentions the New Craft Coalition Fall Show that she is taking part in (details below).

To view the web gallery click here

Monday
Oct242016

Exhibition: Liv Pedersen in Whimsical Journeys, Centennial Art Gallery - Calgary, AB

Date: October 15 - November 10, 2016
Location: 153, 115-9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB

ACC Professional Member Liv Pedersen will soon be showing new works together with two other artists in an exhibition titled Whimsical Journeys at Centennial Gallery in Calgary, AB. Centennial Gallery is a cooperatively run gallery, which has existed for almost 40 years.

For more information click here

Monday
Oct242016

Kudos: Diane Krys receives the 2016 Sculptural Felt Award from Felt :: Feutre Canada - Penticton, BC  

Congratulations to ACC Professional Member Diane Krys for her piece Lip Service that won 2016 Sculptural Felt Award and went on to tour nationally with the Migration exhibition.


For more information click here