Studio Magazine Vol. 7 No. 1

by Studio Magazine
$9.95
SPRING/SUMMER 2012

 

Charles Lewton-Brain, the 2012 Saidye Bronfman Award Winner
Jennifer Salahub celebrates the ingenuity and diligence of this great Canadian craftsman. The inventor of fold-forming, Lewton-Brain (long time editorial board member of Studio) listens to his material and explores and experiments towards that ‘which cannot be taught by words’

The State of the Craft
Five senior craft curators look at their chosen medium and take stock of the issues and the makers who define craft today

Medalta, the Rose in Alberta’s Wilds
Aaron Nelson introduces us to Alberta’s ceramic heritage, its impressive new developments and the promise of the future

The Tide is Changing
The young craft makers of Newfoundland and Labrador are flying in the face of expectations back to the Rock to develop exciting and dynamic craft careers

Forging a Sisterhood
A recent surge in all-female blacksmithing groups, especially the Sisters of Fire, leads to a series of interesting encounters for Lissa Robinson

Site Specific Challengeand Reward
Sally Erskine Doucette asks Nova Scotian makers about the difficulties of installation work and the pleasures that emerge in the course of sitespecific work

Slice
Congratulations to Laurie Rolland and Teresa Burrows; Quintet; Village Démocratie; Watch Out: Academy of Lions; Craft Council Calendar

Under the Radar
Spotting fresh work and talent

Did You Know?
Michael Prokopow considers Allan Fleming and his iconic Canadian logo

Portfolio
Eight creative Canadians who work in Isolation

Review:
Material Explorations Julie Nicholson looks at the recent Harbourfront Centre exhibition

Publication Review: Thrown
John Chalke reviews the new monograph on Bernard Leach’s broad influence

Postcards
From Brigham, Quebec