Affiliate Awards

Pasha Moezzi
2015 Affiliate Award Recipient

Jewellery artist Pasha Moezzi was presented with a Craft Ontario Affiliate Award by George Brown College in 2015. Pasha's jewellery has a unique style influenced by industrial shapes and architectural forms, which is very evident in both his one-of-a-kind work and his production lines.

Affiliate Awards

Chosen and presented each year by our Affiliate Organization Members, the Craft Ontario Affiliate Awards help celebrate excellence in specific craft disciplines. Award criteria varies with each organization, but generally recognizes innovative use of materials or theme and best standards in quality and technique.

A Craft Ontario Affiliate Award includes a complimentary one-year Craft Professional membership with Craft Ontario and all associated benefits. Timing of awarding and presentation is of your choosing, as is the selection process; most affiliate groups hand out their awards as part of their yearly exhibition, ceremonies, craft shows or other celebrations.

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2017 Recipients

  • Lauren Arkell, presented by the Art Gallery of Burlington
  • Lindsay Anderson, presented by FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association
  • Ho Ching Chan, presented by L.A. Pai Gallery
  • Susan Grant, presented by Ontario Hooking Craft Guild
  • Agnes Xiaoyan Guan, presented by George Brown College
  • Brenda Nieves, presented by Bulington Potters Guild
  • Conel O'Regan, presented by Muskoka Arts & Crafts
  • Arthur Petch, presented by Ottawa Guild of Potters
  • Loretta Peters, presented by Haliburton School of Art + Design
  • Kaitlyn Wyns, presented by Georgian College

2016 Recipients

  • Cirvan Hamilton, presented by Muskoka Arts & Crafts
  • Susan Clark, presented by Ingersol Creative Arts Centre
  • Gunda Gamble, presented by Ontario Hooking Craft Guild
  • Louise McCann, presented by the Potters' Guild of Hamilton & Region
  • Michelle Bertrand, presented by Ottawa Guild of Potters
  • Jillian Fiddes, presented by Georgian College
  • Kim Ross, presented by Burlington Potters' Guild
  • Judy Donaldson, presented by Waterloo Potters' Workshop
  • Renate Min-Oo, presented by Arts Burlington
  • Scott Walling, presented by Haliburton School of Art + Design
  • Eden Danielle Bender, presented by Toronto Potters' Guild
  • Audrey Nimmo, presented by Mohawk College
  • Helen Garland, presented by Fibrations

2015 Recipients 

  • Alisa Greve, presented by Mohawk College
  • Danielle Goulet, presented by Georgian College
  • Deb Szwed, presented by the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild
  • Stanley Marshall, presented by Muskoka Arts & Crafts 
  • Pasha Moezzi, presented by George Brown College 
  • Nicole Waddick, presented by Waterloo Potters Workshop 
  • Janet Keefe, presented by Ottawa Guild of Potters 
  • Uhna Hill, presented by Arts Burlington 
  • Emily Baron, presented by Fleming College 
  • Cheryl Wilson Smith, presented by FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association 
  • Aurélie Guillaume, presented by L.A. Pai Gallery 

2014 Recipients

  • Jung Lee Do, presented by Arts Burlington 
  • Jocelyn Gordon, presented by Ontario Hooking Craft Guild 
  • Andrea Hildebrand, presented by Waterloo Potters Workshop
  • Chari Cohen, presented by Toronto Potters 
  • Melissa Schooley, presented by Potters' Guild of Hamilton and Regions
  • Andrew Kellner, presented by Burlington Potter's Guild
  • Andrée Chénier, presented by George Brown College
  • Rachel Greer, presented by Georgian College
  • Lindsey Adelman, presented by Haliburton School of the Arts, Fleming College
  • Robert Miller, presented by Mohawk College 
  • Sylvia Bouchard, presented by Muskoka Arts & Crafts 
  • Kim Lulashnyk, presented by Ottaw Guild of Potters 

2013 Recipients

  • Carolyn Cathcart, presented by George Brown College
  • Judy Donaldson, presented by Waterloo Potters' Workshop
  • Rachel Greer, presented by Georgian College
  • Evelyn Kelch, presented by Burlington Potters Guild
  • Christopher Reid Flock, presented by FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association
  • Lucie Rossingol, presented by Ottawa Guild of Potters
  • William Rueter, presented by Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild
  • Michael Spicer, presented by Mohawk College

2012 Recipients

  • Monica Adamo, presented by Waterloo Potters' Workshop
  • Deborah Freeman, presented by Toronto Potters
  • Erynn Henderson, presented by Mohawk College
  • Margaret Hesketh, presented by Burlington Arts Centre
  • Katie Herbert, presented by the Haliburton School of the Arts, Fleming College
  • Jean Jaffe, presented by the Ottawa Guild of Potters
  • Joanna Malec, presented by the Canadian Society for Creative Leathercraft
  • Ashlyn McFarlane, presented by Georgian College
  • Jennifer Manuell, presented by the Ontario Hooking Craft Guild
  • Amber Thomas-Penchoff, presented by George Brown College
  • Nancy Trottier, presented by Valley Artisans Co-op
  • Wendy Vervoort, presented by The Potters' Guild of Hamilton and Region

2011 Recipients

  • Judy Donaldson, presented by Waterloo Potters' Workshop
  • Brendan Duggan, presented by Muskoka Arts & Crafts
  • Joe Garabet, presented by Georgian College
  • Alexander Kastulin, presented by Burlington Arts Centre
  • Gillian Lie, presented by George Brown College
  • Jennifer Mykolishyn, presented by Haliburton School of the Arts, Fleming College
  • Monika Schaefer, presented by Burlington Potters' Guild
  • Chris Snedden, presented by FUSION: The Ontario Clay and Glass Association
  • Diane Woods, presented by Ontario Handweavers and Spinners

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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.