Can Craft? Craft Can! – opening exhibition

Opening reception:  Friday, September 15th 6-9pm Art Gallery of Burlington
Aligning with Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Biennial will serve as a spotlight to celebrate and educate the public and craft professionals alike about the importance that Craft plays in our everyday lives. The biennial will provide historical contextualization of Canadian craft practise and offer critical insight into its future.
Comprising of four exhibitions and a two day conference, the Canadian Craft Biennial, in its inaugural year celebrates with Canada’s 150th anniversary, serving as a spotlight to celebrate and educate the public and craft professionals alike about the importance that Craft plays in our everyday lives. The biennial will provide historical contextualization of Canadian craft practise and offer critical insight into its future.

Can Craft? Craft Can! includes the work of:

  • Pierre Aupilardjuk, Carole Baillargeon, Louise Lemieux Bérubé, Beth Biggs, Robert Brown, Teresa Burrows, Karen Cantine, Bridget Catchpole, Kai Chan, Janice Wright Cheney, Brigitte Clavette, Jess Riva Cooper, Brad Copping, Marie-Andrée Côté, Gabrielle Desmarais, Brothers Dressler, Robin DuPont, Susan Edgerley, Michael Flaherty, Reid Flock, Pascale Girardin, Matt Gould, Igah Hainnu, Barb Hunt, Elisapee Ishulutaq, Jean Kagyut, Kawtysie Kakee, Benjamin Kikkert, Catherine Kiliktee, Elsie Klengenberg, Sandra Ledingham, Lou Lynn, Janet Macpherson, Michael Massie, Bettina Matzkuhn, Paul McClure, Caroline Ouellette, Greg Payce, Luce Pelletier, Gord Peteran, Claudio Pino, Anne Drew Potter, Elizabeth Quiningnaaq, Shona Rae, Pamela Ritchie, Ruth Scheuing, Amir Sheikhvand, Wendy Shirran, Eva Siakuluk, Greg Sims, Anita Singh, Cheryl Wilson Smith, EartHand Gleaners Society, Despo Sophocleous, Susan Surette, Winnie Tatya, Ningeokuluk Teevee, Yvonne Thomas, Barbara Tipton, Anna Torma, Annie Tung, Jessica Vellenga, Angelika Werth, Zane Wilcox