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...

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...

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...