CRAFTED Show and Sale

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Oct 28 - Oct 29

Friday, October 28th from 11am-9pm

Saturday, October 29th from 11am-5pm

Winnipeg Art Gallery – 300 Memorial Boulevard

 

Take a look at the artists involved at www.crafted.wag.ca

1 venue • 2 days • 3 organizations • 4 floors • 4 workshops • 50+ artists

Creating and elevating the handmade is growing in Winnipeg. In partnership with the WAG and Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association, the Manitoba Craft Council is proud to present the second-annual CRAFTED, a juried show and sale that features craft at the Winnipeg Art Gallery; highlights local artists in Manitoba and Nunavut; and incorporates a philanthropic component that ensures the handmade becomes the hand given (see call to quilters/sewers below).

In 2015, more than 3,500 browsed, bought, mingled, and learned. Over $35,000 was raised to support craft artists through initiatives that promote their art form at the WAG, and artists’ combined sales exceeded $100,000! Five art-making workshops sold out in advance and participants marvelled at their newly-acquired skills. Watch for information about this year’s DIY workshops!

Tickets $5/day • Kids under 12 free • NEW! Includes admission to WAG galleries • Tickets available online or at the door

FEATURED ARTISTS

Adina Tarralik Duffy, aeliosdesigns, Alan Lacovetsky, Alexandra Tumanov, Amanda Onchulenko, Angela Sawatsky, Brook Drabot, Cathy Sutton, CJ Tennant, Crystal Nykoluk, Daria Tittenberger, Dawn Chaput, Dawn M. Teasdale, Debra Plett, Douglas Ingram, Elisapi Aningmuaq, Faith Kreelak, FIBREARTISTRY, Grace Han, Heidi Hunter, Janet Carroll, Jessica Hodgson, Johanna Brierley, June Derksen, Kami Goertz, Kathryn Koop, Keeks Paper Co., Kelli Rey, Keith Oliver, Kelly Ruth, Kevin Conlin, Kylie Stomp, Leverne Tucker, Lily Rosenberg, Matt Jenkins, Matti Martin, Marj Moore, Melaney Wesley, Mimi Mirus, Pierre Aupilardjuk, PJ Anderson, Rachael Kroeker, Robert Strate, Roy Liang, Salvaged Earth Designs, Sara Clark, Shawn Nykoluk, Snootsie, Sonja Rosenberg, Talie Polischuk, Tamara Klassen, Usau Soap, Valerie Metcalfe, Velvet Plume, Victoria Kakuktinniq, Wendy Lee.

 

CALLING ALL QUILTERS & SEWING ENTHUSIASTS
Lend your talents to comfort young patients in our community. Your beautiful quilt or pillow case will be displayed at the WAG, providing a glorious backdrop to CRAFTED. After the event, they will be donated to children and teens at CancerCare Manitoba Foundation and the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. In the generous spirit of the quilting tradition, please consider making a quilt or pillow case for a young patient to treasure – the perfect mix of art and philanthropy.

  1. Quilts for Teens: 40 x 60 in.; brightly coloured; machine quilted, hand quilted, or tied
  2. Individualized Pillow Cases for Children & Teens: Standard size 22 x 32 in.; burrito-style assembly – link to instructions at seasonedhomemaker.com
  3. Drop-off: Last day for drop-off is Oct 15, 2016. Locations:
    FABRICLAND three locations – 1172 St. James St, 1895 Pembina Hwy, 1530 Regent Ave
    ECONOMY TEXTILE 1500 Notre Dame Ave
    KEYSTONE QUILTS 1599 Dugald Rd
    SEW INSPIRING 1887 Ness Ave
    OMA’S QUILT SHOP 74 Main St, Grunthal
    QUILTERS’ DEN 565a Stephen St, Morden
    SELKIRK COMMUNUNITY ARTS CENTRE (Home of Gwen Fox Gallery), 101-250 Manitoba Ave, Selkirk


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