Thursday, February 22, 2007


Visiting Artist

The University of Manitoba Clay Club is pleased to present visiting artist Allison McGowan On Thurs Feb 22 and Fri Feb 23 at the U of M Ceramics Building. Allison McGowan has a MFA from Alfred University, and specializes in functional, handbuilt porcelain.She will be demonstrating on Feb 22 and 23 from 10 - 4, and giving a slide lecture on Feb 22 at 7, following a potluck supper.Everyone is welcome - no fee for attendance. Any questions please contact Johanna Schmidt at 474-6539.

One of a Kind Show (Toronto):
Call to Visual Artists, Crafters & Designersitchener.caIt's not too late to apply for Spring 2007 One of a Kind Show ...The One of a Kind Show creates a viable marketplace for quality Canadian art, craft and design,year after year... Here are some quick facts about the Show:. Our spring 2007 Show runs from March 28th to April 1st at the Direct Energy Centre,Exhibition Place, Toronto.. Approximately 50,000 of our loyal shoppers attend the Show to purchase from artistsfrom all across Canada.. We put together a creative and targeted advertising campaign that is seen throughoutOntario and focuses on the artists and their work.. We have full-time publicists who are dedicated to securing media coverage for ourShow and the artists.. Exhibiting at the One of a Kind Show is amazing exposure; whether you are just startingout, have retail presence or gallery representation, having approximately 50,000 people seeyour work is a great marketing tool.. The One of a Kind Show is destination shopping at its best; delivering qualifiedcustomers who are there to SHOP!For more information contact Stephanie Rodrigues at 416.960.4516 or click here( to download an application.
MCC Meeting Called for March 18
The MCC interim board has completed the membershipsurvey, the audit and the restructuring business plan for the CraftCouncil. We would like to present that information to you and to setabout building for MCC's future. There will be a meeting on March l8to share our results and ideas with you and to start the process ofgetting the craftspeople of the province involved in rebuilding thisorganization.Before the meeting, our survey results, audit and business planwill be available online for you to look at.Please take this opportunity to help build an organization that isresponsive to your professional needs as a craftsperson. Persuadeyour colleagues to come to this meeting also. With good involvementwe can develop a council that is thriving and a help to craftspeoplethroughout the province and at various stages in their career.The meeting is at
2:00 PM Sunday, March 18
Crossways in Common, 222 Furby St @ Broadway Ave.
See you thereMCC Interim Board
Mark your calendars for the long awaited fundraiser!Come enjoy a fun evening of entertainment with friends and fellow members at the Label Gallery!Dance or simply enjoy live music provided by Cruinthe and Look Out Below. Tickets are $10.On Friday, March 9, at 8:00PM MCC has organized a social at theLabel Gallery at 510 Portage Ave. across from the University ofWinnipeg.Tickets can be purchased at the door or from Dave Krindle at3345361. If you would like to help with the social or with sellingtickets, please call Dave or email jkrindle@mts.netIf anyone has access to about forty folding chairs for the social,please contact Dave.See you at the social, for a fun evening!MCC Interim Board
Call for Entry - The Works Art and Design Festival
2008Festival Exhibits2008
Festival Dates: June 20 - July 2.
Application Deadline isFriday, July 27, 5 PM Mountain Standard Time, 2007.
The Works is currently inviting proposals for the 23rd annual Works Art and Design Festival in 2008. The categories for proposals include commissioned curators of group exhibits, commissioned site specific installation, community events or exhibits, and individual or two person exhibits. For more information, download an application form from our website at:<>
The Works Art & Design Festival was founded in 1986 to promote the awareness and appreciation of art and design. Now the largest event of its kind in North America, the Works features over 30 exhibits and 200 special events annually. The Works attracts artists and art-lovers from around the world, and artists from every continent have been represented in the festival. The heart of the festival is Sir Winston Churchill Square where our annual audience of over 250 000 people can enjoy live music, sample food from around the world, purchase original art in the art market, or learn art-making techniques from experienced art educators. This year's festival runs June 22 to July 4. If you would like to learn more about The Works or any of its projects, please visit


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