MCC: Call for Workshop Instructors

Call for Expressions of Interest

Manitoba Craft Council

CraftED Workshop Instructors


Deadline to apply: Sept 9th2019


Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council has always aimed to promote and advocate for fine craft and its makers in Manitoba, and we are excited to be offering high quality, craft-based workshops to the public at C2.

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.


All candidates should:

– have extensive knowledge, training and technical ability in their craft medium
– be effective communicators with demonstrated teaching experience

– be passionate about sharing their knowledge and craft skills
– be a current member of the Manitoba Craft Council


Proposed workshops should:
– be in a fine craft medium: ceramics, metal, textiles, books, paper, glass, wood, leather
– provide techniques that align with best practices in media of choice
– show a clear plan for teaching specific skills in a group setting

–  Instructor’s proposals should have a focus on transferrable skill building



– Workshops will generally take place on a Saturday(s)

– There will be approximately 6 hours of class time

– Instructors should indicate in their application what session format works best for their medium, technique and project:

  • 1 session, 6 hours
  • 2 sessions, 3 hours per session
  • 3 sessions, 2 hours per session
  • 4 sessions, 1.5 hours per session

– Location: C2 Centre for Craft programming room (232 square feet with full kitchen)

– Max 8 students


Instructor Payment:  $400


To Apply:

Please submit the following materials to

  1. Your name, contact information and media of expertise
  2. A curriculum vitae highlighting your professional exhibition and relevant teaching background, (3 page max)
  3. A brief outline for 6 hours of instruction (1 page max)
  4. A student supply list with estimated budget
  5. 3-5 images of your work (JPEG) that relate to the proposed class content
  6. Image List
  7. Your availability (from the list of options below, please indicate in which months you would be available to teach)
  • January 2020
  • February 2020
  • May 2020
  • June 2020
  • Sept 2020
  • Oct 2020

Please carefully read the attached information sheet for full details before applying.

Questions?  Please contact Katrina Craig at mccprogramming@c2centreforcraft.caor 204.615.3951