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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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Friday
Jan252013

Visual arts preview: Two award winners featured in Earthly Elements

Fish Griwkowsky, for the Edmonton Journal, recently wrote an article on the Earthly Elements and interviewed participating artist Les Manning.

"Full of fire, patience and the ability to elevate the raw, Les Manning is a sort of human kiln.

Since his early work in the mid-’60s, the Medicine Hat ceramics master craftsman has responded to the topography of southern Alberta, simultaneously changing the landscape of how we make art in the province by influencing decades of students and even designing their creative spaces."

Click here to read the full article.
Originally published January 21, 2013

Wednesday
Jan162013

Canadians back government support for arts in Heritage poll

An overwhelming majority of Canadians believe arts and culture is worthy of government support, according to the results of a poll commissioned by Canadian Heritage. When asked: "How much importance do you think governments in Canada should place on supporting arts and culture in Canada?"

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Tuesday
Jan152013

New ACC Display @YEG

The Alberta Craft Council has set up a new travel inspired display in the Rotational Art Program at the Edmonton International Airport. The new expansion at the EIA is home to six rotational displays and five partner displays that are integrated as part of the building.

Featured Artists: Dawn Detarando, Linda McBain Cuyler, Jill Nuckles and Claire Uhlick.

 

Friday
Jan112013

Stay warm and craft!

Looking for some indoor fun? Keep your hands and head busy by signing up for a craft workshop this winter. There are a wide variety of classes available for every skill set so get out there and learn something new! Read the full article to see what some of our member guilds and organizations are offering.

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Wednesday
Dec192012

ACC Media Blitz

The Alberta Craft Council has been extremely happy to be receiving so much media attention in the past couple of weeks. A special thanks must go to Catherine Bangle for volunteering her marketing and communications skills.

Global Edmonton - Morning News

Tom McFall and Linda Frena will be at the Global Edmonton studios bright and early Thursday, December 13, 2012. Be sure to set your alarm early to catch the morning news!

Missed us on Global? Follow the link to watch online!

CTV Edmonton - News at Noon

Tom McFall and Linda Frena were interviewed by Marni Kuhlmann about the Alberta Craft Council activities and artists. Tom wore a Charles Lewton-Brain pin and Linda wrapped herself in a Margie Davidson scarf.  Artists displayed during the broadcast: Ilya Oratovsky, Chris Kubash, Gillian Hillerud, Darren Petersen, Brian McArthur, Loretta Kyle and JoAnna Lange.

Missed us on CTV NEWS? Follow the link to watch online!

CityTV Edmonton - Breakfast Television
Bridget is spent the morning at the Alberta Craft Council showcasing great gifts for those who want to give local this holiday season.
Missed us? Follow the links below to watch the whole segment:

  • Bridget talks to ACC shop manager Linda Frena watch
  • Andy Brooks and Wendy McPeak watch  
  • Claire L. Uhlick and Todd Safranovich watch
  • Margie Davidson with her retail and exhibition work watch