Studio Magazine Vol. 6 No. 1

by Studio Magazine
$9.95
SPRING/SUMMER 2011

 

Kye-Yeon Son: Light, Space, Strength
Kye-Yeon Son, 2011 Saidye Bronfman Award winner, uses narrative, functional forms and line to create evocative metal work. Sarah Alford traces the path of Son’s career and commitment to her medium.

Big-C and little-c Craft
Melanie Egan asks how we can engage young and new audiences, expanding their love of making into a passion for craft.

Beyond Boundaries: Manitoba Artists Embrace a Fresh Approach
Stacey Abramson examines how art and craft influence each other in Hovercraft.

Bee Kingdom’s Healthy Hive
Katherine Ylitalo introduces us to a collective of young glass artists: Timothy Belliveau, Phillip Bandura and Ryan March Fairweather.

Dolls of Canada’s North – A Seamless Tradition
Jessica Simon traces the history of hand-made dolls crafted by Inuit and Northern First Nations.

Craft and Activism: Ends and Means
Is knit bombing interesting because it is an extravagant manifestation of surplus time? Sarah Alford invites us to assess the ends and means of craftivism.

Thimble & Thread / Sky & Water: The Quilt of Possibilities
Amy C. Wallace reports on the process and impact of a quilt created to celebrate Ontario’s Greenbelt.

Have Some Blim – It’s Good for You
Blim is an independent craft facility. Bettina Matzkuhn looks into how it functions as a resource and platform for local artists.

A Friendly Invasion
Part class reunion, part creativity boot camp – discover how each year Upper Amherst Cove is transformed by the Textiles Retreat.

Jack Sures, Shape Changer
Don Kerr profiles Jack Sures, one of Canada’s premier ceramicists and art educators.

Handmade House
Ruth Millar examines what has made Handmade House, a Saskatoon craft marketing co-operative, such an enduring success.

Slice
Congratulations; BAZAART, Material Culture, Love Lace; Craft Council Calendar; Studio Tours; The Web: Power of a Post; The Nova Woodturners Exhibition

Did You Know?
A portrait of the creative and commercial genius of silversmith Carl Poul Petersen.

Under the Radar
Spotting fresh work and talent.

Portfolio
We ask successful craft collaborators how they survive and thrive.

Review: Kaléidoscope
Sabina Rak covers this significant contribution to the bustling year-long celebration of Montréal’s City of Glass.

Review: Prairie Excellence
Prairie makers who are testing the boundaries of craft tradition.

Postcards
One community, three perspectives on craft.