Insider’s Report: WinterGreen Emerging Artist

Insider’s Report: WinterGreen Emerging Artist

  Submitted by Vivian Orr – SCC Communications & Publications Coordinator INSIDER’S REPORT FROM The Craft Market Newbie – more politely known as “emerging artist” Once upon a time there was an SCC Communications staff person who decided to walk-the-walk and not...
The Craft Factor – Plundering Art

The Craft Factor – Plundering Art

Volume 18, number 1, Winter 1993/Spring 1994 Cultural appropriation is a term that has become more common in recent times. A growing awareness of what it means to “borrow” aspects of another culture, and the negative implications of this has led to an...
Manifesto for Making: Report

Manifesto for Making: Report

Submitted by: Vivian Orr, SCC Marketing and Communications Coordinator The Heritage Crafts Association Manifesto for Making: Report23 March 2013 The Manifesto for Makingwas held as a part of the Heritage Crafts Associations’ annual Spring Conference at the Victoria...
A Sociological Point of View

A Sociological Point of View

Submitted by: Sydney Luther, Gallery Assistant As a Sociology student and non-artist working at the Saskatchewan Craft Council, I think I have a unique view of the artist and their work. I admire the courage it takes to choose to be an artist for a living and I have...
Printmaking and the Value of “Reproductions”

Printmaking and the Value of “Reproductions”

Submitted by: Maia Stark, Gallery AssistantPrintmaking, in a general sense, indicates the transferring of ink from one support (usually a type of metal, linoleum, or wood) onto another support (usually paper). A defining characteristic of printmaking is the ability to...
Jury Standards, Part 2

Jury Standards, Part 2

Submitted by: Ferron, SCC Member Services Coordinator Last week we took a look at what the jury standards of the Saskatchewan Craft Council are.  This week, we will take a brief look at their history, and learn more about other ways jury standards have been used with...