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Janet Macpherson

Using re-purposed molds as well as hand-made molds cast from found toy animals, knick-knacks, and religious statues, I re-compose objects that upon closer inspection reflect a physical process of manipulation and fragmentation.

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Call for 2018 Board of Director Nominations

Deadline: March 24, 2018

Craft Ontario invites nominations from the membership for six (6) vacant positions on the Board of Directors.

Craft Ontario is currently seeking candidates who are passionate about its mandate, history, and future vision. Candidates will offer leadership, insight and fundraising support as members of the Board of directors.

And of the most challenging and rewarding ways of contributing to the craft community is as a member of Craft Ontario’s Board of Directors. During this time of transition and restructuring, Craft Ontario is looking for candidates that can bring knowledge and resources to the areas of strategic and business planning, development and fund-raising, community engagement, law, retail and magazine publishing.

To nominate someone, or yourself, please complete the nomination form below, along with supplying a brief letter stating their/you willingness and eligibility to serve, as well as a copy of their/your current CV, in confidence to: Sandra Dupret, Chair of the Nominations Committee, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no later than March 24, 2018.

Directors will be elected at the 2018 Annual General Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, June 28, 2018, 5:00 - 7:00 pm (location TBD). Positions are for a two-year term and commence following the AGM.

Download Nomination Form



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Formerly the Ontario Crafts Council, Craft Ontario is a not-for-profit service organization that works to have craft recognized as a valuable part of life. We promote and celebrate professional craft through providing member opportunities, and advocate for craft practice by educating and empowering diverse audiences.