Manitoba Craft Council Blog


Congratulations Heather Lepp

Congratulations to Heather Lepp, awarded the The Marilyn Levitt Award for Functional Ceramics for 2017.

The award was announced at the opening reception of the  Manitoba Craft Council’s Member Show and Sale “For the Love of Craft” at the Winnipeg Art Gallery on January 26, 2017 by Alan Lacovetsky.

Heather Lepp is an emerging artist residing in Winnipeg, MB. Heather graduated from the University of Manitoba with a BFA (Honours) in the spring of 2016. In the summer, she was an apprentice in southern Ontario for Marcelina Salazar. She is currently apprenticing for Peter Brondz in Anchorage, Alaska.


To view more of Heather’s work, visit her fantastic website



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Annual Report 2015

(Above) Heather Komus, Untitled, work from Neurocraft, a collaboration between
MCC members and neuroscience researchers co-sponsored by the Winnipeg Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience.

If you missed the AGM in November, you didn’t get an opportunity to remember and celebrate the year that was at the Manitoba Craft Council.  Find the Annual Report here.


Please note some image quality has been lost for web version.


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2015 Bursary Fund Review with Kelli Rey

MCC member Kelli Rey received an MCC Professional Development Bursary in 2015. Below is a review of what the bursary enabled her to do:


Final Report – Manitoba Craft Council Bursary Fund 2015

By: Kelli Rey



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