Artisans Biographies 2017-12-05T02:08:51+00:00

Even Design

JUDI WORKS IN THEMES. HER THEMES DEVELOP OVER TIME AND THROUGH WHIM After 9/11, with less work coming into town, it left a lot of free time on my hands. I had a big list of ideas I wanted to try out. On top of the list was the idea to take a level and make it into a piece of jewellery – a reminder for my friends to help keep them balanced...

Entwood Turnings

ERIC AND EDNA WANT THEIR BOWLS TO BE FUNCTIONAL AS WELL AS A WORK OF ART Eric Munshaw began working with wood in 1974 and bought his first lathe shortly after moving into the Chilliwack Valley in 1983. He uses woods with unique grains and markings salvaged from private land and exchanges finished bowls for the wood he is given...

Mined reCreations

ALL MINED reCREATIONS ACCESSORIES ARE HANDCRAFTED FROM RECLAIMED GARMENTS Joanne creates one of a kind handbags inspired by the elements of cubism, the desire to create a really great purse, and her stewardship of the planet. Her company is driven by her compassion for young people in developing countries in need of funds for education...

Kari Lehr

Kari is endlessly fascinated by the textures and layers which are found not only in the landscape, but which comprise our relationships with each other and the mental and physical environment in which we live...

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...