Crafting the Future: A National Student Exhibition


What is the future of craft? How do today’s emerging makers navigate the historical, political, cultural, and social context of craft? With over 100 works by students from nine Canadian post-secondary craft programs, Crafting the Future: A National Student Exhibition, will examine these questions through innovative and engaging works in ceramics, fibre, furniture, glass, jewellery, textiles, metalsmithing, video and mixed materials.

 
DateSaturday, September 16, 2017 - 4:45pm to Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

Location

Great Hall. 2nd Floor, 100 McCaul Street.

What is the future of craft? How do today’s emerging makers navigate the historical, political, cultural, and social context of craft? With over 100 works by students from nine Canadian post-secondary craft programs, Crafting the Future: A National Student Exhibition, will examine these questions through innovative and engaging works in ceramics, fibre, furniture, glass, jewellery, textiles, metalsmithing, video and mixed materials. Juried by Audrey Hudson, Dorie Millerson, and Robert Mitchell and curated by Dorie Millerson and Robert Mitchell with support from the Faculty of Design staff, students, alumni and technicians at OCAD University.

 

FEATURING STUDENT WORK FROM: ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN / CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY / ÉCOLE DE JOAILLERIE DE MONTRÉAL / GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE / NEW BRUNSWICK COLLEGE OF CRAFT AND DESIGN / NSCAD UNIVERSITY / OCAD UNIVERSITY / SHERIDAN COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA



Crafting The Future: A National Student Exhibition
DateSaturday, September 16, 2017 - 4:45pm to Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

Website Location

Great Hall. 2nd Floor, 100 McCaul Street.

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 4:45pm to Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

What is the future of craft? How do today’s emerging makers navigate the historical, political, cultural, and social context of craft? With over 100 works by students from nine Canadian post-secondary craft programs, Crafting the Future: A National Student Exhibition, will examine these questions through innovative and engaging works in ceramics, fibre, furniture, glass, jewellery, textiles, metalsmithing, video and mixed materials. Juried by Audrey Hudson, Dorie Millerson, and Robert Mitchell and curated by Dorie Millerson and Robert Mitchell with support from the Faculty of Design staff, students, alumni and technicians at OCAD University.

 

FEATURING STUDENT WORK FROM: ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN / CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY / ÉCOLE DE JOAILLERIE DE MONTRÉAL / GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE / NEW BRUNSWICK COLLEGE OF CRAFT AND DESIGN / NSCAD UNIVERSITY / OCAD UNIVERSITY / SHERIDAN COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

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Great Hall. 2nd Floor, 100 McCaul Street.
Crafting The Future: A National Student Exhibition
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