Proudly Canadian

Welcome to our Crafthaus blog on Canadian Craft and all it's glory.

Location: Canada
Members: 59
Latest Activity: Jan 24, 2013

Canadian Craft is a thriving industry that supports independent artists.

Welcome to our Crafthaus blog on Canadian Craft. I am Rickson Salkeld and I'd love here your opinions on all things crafty in relation to Canada including:

Funding opportunities
Shows and exhibitions
Canadian online marketplace and the global market
The 'ethically produced trend' in Canada and abroad
Stores that sell handmade craft
Groups and Organizations
Individual Canadian artists

And any topics you feel are relevant to the Canadian Craft industry.

Thanks for your participation.

Discussion Forum

Upcoming Applications and News!

Started by Rickson Feb 10, 2011. 0 Replies

Greetings from the great white North!We are fast approaching imporant show, sholarship and grant applications. The following are totally worth your time and attention! Feel free to post shows,…Continue

Tags: jewellery, rickson, books, lark, craft

One of a Kind Show 2010

Started by Rickson. Last reply by Harriete E Berman Dec 30, 2010. 9 Replies

I had the pleasure of working and shopping at the One of a Kind Show this year and I wanted to share with you some of the…Continue

Tags: basanta, anat, levitin, naomi, rickson

Featured Emerging Artist: Amanda Delacruz

Started by Rickson. Last reply by Amanda DelaCruz Dec 11, 2010. 2 Replies

Welcome to another edition of our Proudly Canadian Featured Artists. I'd like to introduce Amanda Delacruz. Her work is quite incredible and she's just started her journey.Tell us a bit about…Continue

Tags: crafthaus, canadian, proudly, new, work

Featured Artist: Andes Cruz

Started by Rickson. Last reply by Inbar Bareket Nov 7, 2010. 4 Replies

Welcome to the first Proudly Canadian Artist Feature.Her work looks like the children of a magician, and she has a talent for connecting talented artists in the…Continue

Tags: art, jewellery, building, craft, crafthaus

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Comment by Metal Arts Guild of Canada on April 1, 2011 at 10:37am

The Metal Arts Guild of Canada has just revamped our website and introduced our fantastic new logo!

Come and visit our new modern home on the net

The month of April is all about Bronze to coincide with the latest issue of MAGazine, if you are Canadian and work in bronze let us know about it!


Comment by Bettina Matzkuhn on March 23, 2011 at 5:07pm

For anyone out west, I have a show starting APril 3 in Coquitlam, near Vancouver. 14 embroidered maps including one from 1983, several from a residency in Banff, a 23m long map of a bike trip and more. Details under NEWS on my webpage

cheers bettina

Comment by Leisa Rich on February 27, 2011 at 7:47am
Great to be here! I am from Sarnia, Ontario- used to live in Toronto, London and also Vancouver- and now live in Atlanta, Georgia. Are there any members who live in Atlanta? if so, join Atlanta Canadians and also message me! There is a great Canada Day party at Meehan's every year- maybe we could meet up there! Can't wait for art opportunities in Canada!!!! Is this group just for Canadians, or are Americans allowed to join it, too?
Comment by Rickson on January 4, 2011 at 12:34pm
Check out the OAC exhibition assistance grant from Harbourfront Center in Toronto.

Grants from $500 to $1,500. 
Comment by Rickson on December 27, 2010 at 9:05am

Transcontinental tools in Toronto is looking for an experienced goldsmith!

Transcontinental Tool Co


21 Dundas Sq, Toronto, ON M5B 1B7

Comment by Rickson on December 9, 2010 at 12:49pm
Check out Reena Ahluwalia's to die for Earrings on Elle Canada!
Comment by Janis Kerman on October 4, 2010 at 10:33pm
sorry it has taken so long.. but I would be proud to join!
Comment by Rickson on August 24, 2010 at 3:57pm
Oooo thanks Kerin. Did I tell you I was looking for a show in Montreal? Or did you read my mind!? :) I think I'll post it as a discussion soon, see if anyone knows about it. Thanks!
Comment by Rickson on August 24, 2010 at 10:08am
Canadian Art job site!
Comment by Rickson on August 20, 2010 at 8:38am
Canadian Sellers - Do you want to be featured on a blog?
Check out this call out on Etsy:

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