Call for Submission: CraftED Workshop Instructors

Deadline to apply: July 6th, 2022


Craft is a slow process that is best understood through participation. The Manitoba Craft Council aims 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 or digital mini-workshops online via zoom. 


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 in-person workshops:

– be in a fine craft medium: ceramics, metal, textiles, books, paper, glass, wood, leather, etc

– focus on techniques that align with best practices in media of choice

– show a clear plan for teaching specific skills in a group setting

– center around transferable skill-building rather than stand-alone, templated projects. In-person workshops can be designed for participants with introductory, moderate or advanced skill levels. 

– fee paid to instructor: $400 

– 6 hours of workshop time (can be split into multiple smaller sessions)

– 8 participant max

– instructor brings supplies to C2 Centre for Craft

– supply kit cost is reimbursed to instructor

– workshops will be held at C2 Centre for Craft in Winnipeg


Proposed digital mini-workshops:

– be in a fine craft medium: ceramics, metal, textiles, books, paper, glass, wood, leather, etc

– focus on techniques that: align with best practices in media of choice; transfer well to an online teaching platform; and allow students to clearly see and understand the techniques being shown

– show a clear plan for teaching basic skills in a digital group settings

– focus on introductory techniques and projects that can be completed without one-on-one attention from instructor

– centre around transferable skill-building rather than stand-alone, templated projects

– fee paid to instructor: $328

– 2 hour workshop, online

– 20 participant max

– instructors must prepare and mail supply kits to participants (Manitoba only) 2 weeks prior to workshop date

– supply and shipping costs as indicated in contract will be reimbursed to instructor

– instructor will use Zoom to provide workshop, and an MCC staff member will be present to assist in facilitating, letting in participants, dealing with tech issues among participants, etc. MCC does not record the Zoom workshop sessions

– instructor will need two cameras (laptop webcams and phones are both acceptable) to allow for one camera showing the instructor’s face and one camera focused on their hands


Interested applicants must provide:

– Name, contact Information and media of expertise

– Artistic CV highlighting your professional exhibition and teaching background

– An outline/plan for your workshop

– A list of supplies and per student with cost

– Cost of shipping supplies within MB (digital workshops only)

– 5-10 images of your work (Please name images NumberFirstName, example: 01JohnDoe, 02JohnDoe. Please only include images that related to the techniques and materials used in proposed workshop)

-Image list outlining titles of work (if applicable, materials and techniques used, date completed, etc)

-Your availability to teach, by month


Submit your application through the Google form HERE


Please contact with any questions in advance of the deadline. 


Please note: all submissions will be acknowledged with a confirmation email by end of day July 8, 2022. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact ASAP.