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Owen Johnson

Owen was born and grew up in the southeastern coastal area of Melbourne, Australia. His earliest training was as a designer and draftsperson. He recently been made the act head of the Glass studio at Sheridan College.




We're Hiring!

Craft Ontario is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for Studio Magazine: Craft and Design in Canada.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for craft, and a drive to build upon existing successes to deliver meaningful change. The Editor-in-Chief will direct the editorial vision for Studio Magazine, and creatively use storytelling to effectively connect with multiple audiences. Reporting to the Craft Ontario Executive Director and Publisher, the Editor-in-Chief will push boundaries to grow Studio Magazine, curate compelling stories for a diverse readership, and explore current developments and contemporary issues in Canadian material culture. The Editor-in-Chief will embrace team cultivation and management, inspiring and supporting a talented group of contributing experts, and demonstrate commitment to the highest quality of journalism.

Job Description

  • Part-time contract, 520 hours/year.
  • Canada-wide. Head office is located in Toronto.

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, résumé, a list of three professional references, and a writing sample to Janna Hiemstra, Craft Ontario Executive Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include “Studio Magazine Editor-in-Chief” in the subject line of the e-mail. Craft Ontario is an equal opportunity employer. Our values are community, inclusivity, stability, integrity, diversity and excellence.

  • Apply by: July 12, 2019

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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