This year I am very fortunate to be a recipient of one of the Ontario Crafts Council's Awards./ Scholarships! Please join me next Thurs. Oct 4th for the Craft Awards Ceremony at the Gladstone Hotel. This will be followed by a preview of the Award Winners 2012 exhibition at the Ontario Crafts Council. Here is some more information on the program. Please be sure to reserve your ticket for the ceremony today!
Announcing the 2012 Awards and Scholarship Recipients!
The Awards & Scholarships is an OCC flagship program that celebrates excellence in making, allows for peer recognition, and provides opportunity for promotion. Its days of accompanying the Annual General Meeting are gone - instead, the 2012 Award & Scholarships recipients will be honoured with a special event. As such, we are very excited to introduce you to the inaugural Craft AwardsCeremony - a night dedicated to makers and objects, and to celebrating the very best of contemporary craft. As part of the evening we will be announcing the award recipients of the prestigious John Mather Award for Lifetime Achievement, as well as the Volunteer Committee Outstanding Service Award.
In order to build anticipation and excitement, we will be withholding the announcement of which award each recipient has won until the Ceremony on Thursday, October 4, 2012. We invite you to join us in celebrating the award winners with friends, family, patrons, donors, collectors, and the OCC board, staff and volunteers. Tickets will be available in August.
This Year's Awards and Scholarship recipients include:
Aislinn Caron, Amanda McCavour, Annie Tung, Chris Charuk, Danya Gedney, Lizz Aston, Heather Rathbun, Janet MacPherson, Janghoon Moon, Jin Won Han, Kevin Wiggers, Magdolene Dykstra, Malcolm Zander, Margaret Lim, Mariel Waddell, Marina Babic, Mengnan Qu, Micah Adams, Shuyu Lu, Stephanie Fortin, Stephen Tippin, Suzanne Carlsen, Tomas Rojcik, Victoria Yez, Ying-Yueh Chuang.
- Thursday, October 4, 7:00 - 9:00 pm
- Gladstone Hotel Ballroom
- 1214 Queen Street W, Toronto
- Tickets $15, or $10 for Students
- Light refreshments will be served with a cash bar
- Dress: Business/formal
- Thursday, October 4, 9:00 - 11:00 pm
- OCC Gallery
- 990 Queen Street W, Toronto
- Light refreshments served
Here is a look at a selection of works by some of the Award recipients: