• Intro to Coptic Binding with Debra Plett

    January 29, 2018 Workshops
    Coptic binding dates back to the 4th century where the technique of interlacing threads in carpet making was adapted. A herring bone chain stitch was used to bind sections of papyrus, and later parchment, together between wooden covers. The result is a book that is flexible without sacrificing strength. Because of its unique structure, the...Read more
  • MCC Call for Workshop Instructors

    January 29, 2018 Workshops
      Deadline to apply: February 19, 2018   The Manitoba Craft Council is seeking expressions of interest from professional craft artists who wish to offer hands on classes at the C2 Centre for Craft. Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and...Read more
  • For the Love of Craft Critique

    January 22, 2018 Events
    We are excited to announce that we are offering a For the Love of Craft Critique facilitated by Alison Gilmor of the Winnipeg Free Press at this year’s member exhibition! This event will be an engaging and constructive discussion on the ideas and methods behind participating artist’s work and process. Artists will give a brief introduction...Read more
  • MCC Member Talk: Four Days an Inch; Reflections on Textile and Tradition in the Andean Highlands

    January 22, 2018 Events
    With Francesca Carella Arfinengo Saturday, February 10 3:30 – 4:00 pm   Francesca Carella Arfinengo attended Tinkuy, a gathering of textile arts this past November in Cusco, Peru. While there, she re-visited the richness of Andean textile traditions and learnt about the complexities of conserving millenary techniques. The sustainability of artisan life was at the...Read more
  • For the Love of Craft: Opening Reception

    January 22, 2018 Events
    Opening Reception: First Friday, February 2, 2018, 7 – 9 pm   Exhibition Runs: January 27 – February 24, 2018 A celebration of craft and the community that is passionate about it! Featuring Janine Bergamot, Francesca Carella Arfinengo, Janet Carroll, Connie Chappel, June Derksen, Jeanette Dzama, Maurice Dzama, Tracy Fehr, Natalie Ferguson, Pat Findlay, Debra...Read more