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Bruce & Laura Nyeste

MUD, SWEAT & TEARS IS A FAMILY-OPERATED POTTERY STUDIO IN SORRENTO, BC. Bruce and Laura have been making unique, high fired, wheel-thrown and hand-built functional stoneware and porcelain for over 35 years. Originally, Laura rented a potters wheel after taking a night course in New Zealand to "play" at home...

Terry Wolfert & Teresa Fischer

IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A NEW JOB TO RELIEVE THE STRESS OF YOUR OLD 9-5ER, YOU MAY WANT TO TURN TO FAIRIES FOR HELP. This is what Teresa Fisher and Terry Wolfert did, and they didn't regret their decision. They were self-employed for about seven years, living in a two-bedroom condo in Richmond Hill and working in Employment Services. During the recession of the 1990's, they began...

Marcel Dionne

I CAN BUILD ALMOST ANYTHING, WITH ALMOST ANY MATERIAL. Nestled in the hills surrounding White Duck Lake is the workshop of a very talented woodworker. In his workshop, this craftsman creates innovative and interesting kitchen tools. Marcel Dionne was born into poverty and has suffered many tragedies in his life. Yet he has overcome his problems through his talent and creativity...

Kari Woo

DOES CRAFT HAVE A FUTURE? I WOULD SAY YES, IT ABSOLUTELY DOES! WE ARE IN FACT AMIDST A CRAFT REVIVAL – PERHAPS EVEN A REVOLUTION!Craft is historically linked in developed countries to political and social movements that have resulted in changes to the public conscience. For example, the Arts & Craft Movement in Europe in the early 1900s (ie – Wiener Werkstätten in Vienna), or the attitudes of the 1960s and early 1970s...

Discover Art Market

Discover Calgary’s premier craft event, designed for Christmas gift giving and the discerning collector. Art Market is proud to present its 31st lineup of extraordinary artisans, in Calgary for four days only!

200 Canadian craftspeople gather downtown at the Calgary Telus Convention Center for just four […]

31st Anniversary Celebration for Art Market

From forty display tables in 1986 to over 200 artisan store fronts in 2017, the much anticipated Art Market is celebrating 31 years this November 16th through November 19th at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre.

”Art Market has come a long ways in 30 years,” says […]

Diane Proulx

DIANE IS AN ESTABLISHED GLASS ARTIST BASED OUT OF OTTAWA, ON. Being environmentally conscious has been part of me for a long time, really ever since I was a teen and volunteering. I already knew kilns very well as I previously worked in clay. Then one day someone gave me a couple of old windows...