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Category Archives: Blog
Authored by Manitoba Craft Council
The Manitoba Craft Council and Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library extend a
HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who helped make the Paperversary such a great success!
The Paperversary was held this past Thursday, April 6th, at the Good Will Social Club and was it ever a good time! Kelly Ruth had everyone decked out in paper themed attire, and our activity booth leaders Sean McLachlan of Little Printing Press, Ann Stinner, and Patricia Gervai had everyone getting crafty. Young artists Dash and Lucie stole the show early in the evening with their portrait drawing and DJ Ashley Au kept everyone’s toes tapping late into the evening with her lively music.
The Craft Auction was a big hit, with over 40 pieces donated by local craft artists. Heartfelt thanks to all of the artists who donated their beautiful work to this auction. We look forward to announcing the final total this brought in for C2 Centre for Craft.
And the moment you have all been waiting for:
PIE HAS BEEN DECLARED THE WINNER OF THE EPIC BATTLE OF CAKE VS. PIE
Thank you to everyone who donated their signature cake or pie to this battle. If you donated a pie, please feel free to gloat for at least two weeks with this incredible win.
Thank you to our Event Sponsors:
Tiny Feast, Pam Simmons/CoreNiche Consulting, Urban Ink, Keystone Quilts, Artist’s Emporium, Omniscreen and Have A Nice Day.
Thank you to our Mystery Bag Sponsors:
Lesley Nakonechny, Kathleen Black, Karen Taylor Pottery, Jen Smith, Video Pool, Manitoba Museum, Cinematheque, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Lydia Bartel, Ingrid Lincoln, Mimi Mirus, Amanda Onchulenko, Manitoba Crafts Museum & Library and Creative Paper Gallery
And of course, a HUGE thank you to all of the volunteers that made this event possible.
From all the work behind the scenes to the beaming smiles during the evening, we are continuously blown away by the generosity and commitment of the craft community. We thank each and every one of you for everything you do.
Together we are building a better future for craft in Manitoba.
All funds raised at the Paperversary go towards C2 CENTRE FOR CRAFT, a new hub for contemporary and traditional craft featuring an exhibition gallery, shop, library, museum and workshop space set to open summer of 2017.
Check out www.c2centreforcraft.ca for weekly updates on C2 renovations!