Artist Talks

Talking Craft with Lorraine Roy

Ontario artist, Lorraine Roy, discusses her touring exhibition Woven Woods: A journey through the Forest Floor. This exhibition features a collection of colourful round fabric wall hangings. Each textile work depicts forest trees connected by their roots. In varying ways, each describes how tree communication is a fundamental part of a thriving ecosystem, where all individual elements contribute to support the whole.

Talking Craft with Kathleen O’Grady

Kathleen O’Grady is a designer of slow fashion and textiles. Kathleen will discuss the inspiration and process for her current piece, entitled “Perseverance,” in the SCC exhibition “From Scratch,” as well as an introduction into Slow Fashion.

Talking Craft with Paula Cooley and Paige Mortensen

As part of our Talking Craft series, Paula Cooley and Paige Mortensen discussed their collaborative piece, “Solari.” Paula and Paige discussed the process of creative collaboration.

Art Now Online Artist Talk with Ruth Langwieser

Watch Ruth speak about her art and art practice, and take you on a tour around her studio.

Art Now Online Artist Talk – Mary Lynn Podiluk

Watch as Mary Lynn Podiluk talks about her art and art practice, and takes you on a tour around her studio space.

Art Now online Session 3 – Focus: Art in Isolation

Join moderator Marnie Archer as she interviews four artists about some of their works created during the COVID-19 lockdown. Discussion will cover the creative processes, challenges, limitations, and new discoveries during this period.

Bijoux Boreal Artist Interview

A video feature on artist Lorraine Long

• Shot and edited by Bamboo Shoots for Max TV

Timeless Instruments Artist Interview

A video feature on artist David Freeman

• Shot and edited by Bamboo Shoots for Max TV

Parsons Dietrich Artist Interview

A video feature on artists Wendy Parsons, Zach Dietrich, and Devon Dietrich

• Shot and edited by Bamboo Shoots for Max TV

 

“Prairie Woven” Artist Interview

A video feature on “Prairie Woven,” including an interview with artist Shelley Hamilton.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, September 2017

• Shot and edited by Bamboo Shoots for Max TV

 

“82” Artist Interview

A video feature on “82,” including an interview with artist Jack Sures.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, August 2017

• Shot and edited by Bamboo Shoots for Max TV

Dimensions 2017 Jurors’ Critique

Dimensions is the Saskatchewan Craft Council’s biennial, open, juried, touring exhibition which encourages and rewards excellence in hand crafted work.

After the jurying process for the exhibition, 2017 Jurors Belinda Harrow and Jenna Stanton gave a critique about the pieces submitted for the exhibition.

Part I is the introduction and selection process by the jurors. The jurors describe the methods and criteria used in selecting pieces for the exhibit.

• Market Mall, April 29, 2017

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

Part II is the jurors’ critique of works submitted for the exhibition.

• Market Mall, April 29, 2017

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

“Scutelliphily” Curator Interview

A video feature on “Scutelliphily,” including an interview with Curator Zoë Schneider.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, May 2017

• Shot and edited by Bamboo Shoots for Max TV

“Triadica” Artist Interviews

An interview with artists Mary Lynn Podiluk, Jenny-Lyn Fife, and Joan Thomson about their group exhibition of art jewellery “Triadica.”

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, November 29, 2016

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

Monique Martin – Artist Interview

An interview with artist Monique Martin, discussing her solo exhibition Continuous.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, October 22, 2016

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

Leah Marie Dorion – Artist Interview

An interview with artist Leah Marie Dorion, discussing her exhibition Country Wives & Daughters of the Country: Métis Women of This Land.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, November 7, 2015

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

“Contemporary Jewellery by Melody Armstrong” Curator Interview

An interview with Mary Lynn Podiluk, Curator of Contemporary Jewellery  by Melody Armstrong.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, September 12, 2015

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

“the narrative dish” Artist Interviews

Artists Carole EppElizabeth Burritt, and Cathy Terepocki discuss the narrative dish exhibition, which also featured work by Jenn Demke-LangeMariko Paterson, and Aura Carney.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, May 7, 2015

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

Dimensions 2015 Jurors’ Critique

Dimensions is the Saskatchewan Craft Council’s biennial, open, juried, touring exhibition which encourages and rewards excellence in hand crafted work.

Part I is the Introduction and Selection process by Jurors June J Jacobs & Tom McFall. The jurors describe the methods and criteria used in selecting pieces for the exhibit.

• Market Mall, May 2, 2015

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

 

Part II is the jurors’ critique of works submitted for the exhibition.

• Market Mall, May 2, 2015

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

“Cynefin” Artist Interview

Artist Rowan Pantel discusses her exhibition Cynefin.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, March 7, 2015

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

“Our Prairie in Fibre” Curator Interview

Monika Kinner-Whalen discusses Our Prairie in Fibre, the exhibition of prairie fibre art she curated.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, February 5, 2015

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

“It’s a Shoe In” Artists’ Talk

An artists’ talk by members of Sask Terra Group about It’s a Shoe In, their exhibition of ceramic shoes.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, November 20, 2014

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston

“Mix” Artist’s Talk

An artist’s talk by Paula Cooley about her exhibition MIX: mixed media sculptures.

• Saskatchewan Craft Council, October 16, 2014

• Shot and edited by Ian Preston