11.26.2009

Home and Away (and In Between) show

I can't tell you how excited I am about this particular happening! A small part of me thinks that during the opening someone is going to tap me on the shoulder and explain that they are very sorry but a terrible mistake has been made and I'll be escorted quietly from the premises. But, thankfully, most of me is just happy to be able to interact with other, wonderful artists.

There's something potent about deadlines, huh? Now to get to work to produce my piece for the show.
Image by Gillian Wilson

A thematic group exhibition brought to you by City of Craft

Opening Reception:

Friday, December 4th. 7-10pm

Exhibition runs December 3-13, 2009.

City of Craft takes place December 12-13th at The Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen St. West

Location:

Cream Tangerine Café At the Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto

Artists:

Lizz Aston, Fiona Bailey, Amy Borkwood, Leah Buckareff, Marta Chudolinska, Heather Fagan, Meags Fitzgerald, Sara Guindon, Genevieve Jodoin, Serena McCarroll and Tyler Brett, Laurie McGregor, The Misanthrope Specialty Co., Jen Spinner, Gillian Wilson and more.

The Exhibition:

Craft processes and acts of making have a way of rooting people to their surroundings. People make or purchase craft items to enhance their domestic spaces and make themselves “at home.” Alternately, people take comfort in craft and art making when they find themselves in unfamiliar territory or when situated in transitional spaces such as on planes and buses and in waiting rooms. Home and Away (and In-Between) is an exhibition that strives to explore how the act of making enables us to relate to where we are.

Home and Away (and In-Between) is a thematic group exhibition of selected vendors, organizers and installation artists involved with this year’s City of Craft event. The exhibition also includes a few invited special guests artists. Home and Away will serve as a pre-fair party as well as a public preview of the wares in store at this year’s City of Craft. Please join us in celebrating our third awesome year!

About City of Craft:

City of Craft is a collective of craft-engaged locals who aim to build community in the Toronto craftscape, support independent craft businesses, and encourage the larger community to get involved with crafty happenings in the city. City of Craft is also a community-based craft culture event where community-arts groups, craft based initiatives/projects, studios, and other organizations are invited to do outreach to the public alongside a curated craft fair and craft-based installations. City of Craft is a place to buy, observe, experience, chat about, share and re-imagine all things handmade. This year’s City of Craft event takes place December 12-13th at the Theatre Centre. Don’t miss it!

1 comment:

  1. Good luck Jen!!! I hope it all goes swimmingly :) K

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