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Amanda McCavour
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I am interested in thread's assumed vulnerability, its ability to unravel, and its strength when it is sewn together. Sewn lines are used in my work to explore various concepts such as connections to home, the fibers of the body and more...

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Help us reach our fundraising goals!  

If you believe, as we do, in the importance of craft and the value of a strong craft community please consider making a gift today. We rely on the generosity of individual donors for 20 per cent of our annual revenue. A donation to Craft Ontario, whether large or small, will have an immediate impact on Ontario’s craft community.

There are several avenues by which to support Craft Ontario. Take a moment to find a means that suits your needs.

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Why support Craft Ontario?

Because you can help us do what we do best:

  • Promote the work of Ontario craftspeople through our Gallery and retail venue, Craft Ontario Shop, which has been in operation since 1932. With 30,000 people walking through our doors every year, we have been instrumental to the economic success of hundreds of makers of craft.
  • Provide a retail marketplace for the highest quality of craft in Ontario.
  • Serve more than 1,300 Ontario makers and supporters, and deliver programs and services to keep the craft community thriving.
  • Represent fine Inuit and Native artists in Toronto. We have Ontario’s longest track record in promoting these artists and knowledgeable staff who advocate on their behalf.
  • Acknowledge excellence through our $25,000 annual Craft Awards program that recognizes makers, curators, writers, and administrators who contribute to the making of fine craft.
  • Provide a national forum for dialogue about craft to 17,500 subscribers of Studio Craft and Design magazine

In short, we are passionate about building a strong and vibrant craft community in Ontario and ensuring that craft plays a vital role in our contemporary culture.

Please consider making a charitable gift to Craft Ontario today. Craft Ontario relies on the generosity of donors like you to sustain our programs and services and continue to build a strong, vibrant artistic culture in Ontario. In recognition of your gift, you will be included on our online Donor Wall and any donations over $10 will receive a tax receipt for the maximum allowable amount as defined by the Canada Revenue Agency.

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Who We Are

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.