CRAFT AWARDS 2021

CRAFT ONTARIO IS PLEASED TO CONGRATULATE THE 2021 CRAFT AWARDS RECIPIENTS!

CRAFT AWARDS celebrate and recognize excellence, and since 1981 the program has supported over 500 emerging to established craft professionals in all disciplines. We invite you to take a closer look at the outstanding work of the 2021 Craft Awards recipients below, as well as find out more about their perspectives and processes. 

We couldn’t make the Craft Awards program possible without the support of so many generous donors and contributors, and we extend our deepest thanks to the following organizations and people: The Copeland, Gregor, Mather, McPherson, Shanks, Walker, and Yung families, as well as FUSION: Ontario Clay and Glass, Noble Crafthouse, The Pottery Supply House, Tuckers Pottery Supplies Ltd., and Lacy West Supplies Ltd.

Special thanks to this year's jurors: Jerre Davidson, Jeremy Gawen, Joon Hee Kim, Pasha Moezzi, and Yasmine Louis.

Eiko Emori Eiko Maeda Emily Iseman 
Fuzzy Mall Karla Rivera Kathy Kranias
Lindsay MacDonald1 Rachael Speirs Sami Tsang
     

Green on Green
Glass (pâte de verre); Left, 46 cm x 91 cm x 13 cm; Right, 43 cm x 61 cm x 10 cm; 2020

Green on Green
Glass (pâte de verre); 46 cm x 91 cm x 13 cm; 2020

Green on Green
Glass (pâte de verre); 43 cm x 61 cm x 10 cm; 2020

Green on Green
Glass (pâte de verre); 46 cm x 91 cm x 13 cm; 2020

Ocean Waves
Glass (pâte de verre); Seven panels of about 31 x 41 x 8 (cm) each; Total, about 31 x 183 x 64 (cm); 2020

Wave
Glass (pâte de verre); Six pieces of about 18 cm x 15 cm x 20 cm each; 2018 to 2020

Movements in Blue Green
Glass (pâte de verre); 36 cm x 28 cm x 8 cm; 2020

Little Woods
Glass (pâte de verre); About 25 cm x 41 cm x 25 cm; 2019

Green Flow
Glass (pâte de verre); 36 cm x 28 cm x 8 cm; 2020

Green and Green
Glass (pâte de verre); 46 cm x 31 cm x 5 cm; 2020

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.