Citizens of Craft

Citizens of Craft is a national project delivered in partnership with the provincial and territorial craft councils of Canada and the Canadian Crafts Federation. It is a platform that works to promote Canadian craft to an international audience through the Citizens of Craft website where you can experience and locate craft from Whitehorse to St. John’s. 


As a Craft Professional, Student, Affiliate or Business member of Craft Ontario, you can:

  • Showcase your craft both to the existing craft community and those who are discovering and purchasing craft
  • Be presented to site visitors through a wide array of robust searching options
  • Provide you the ability to post and promote personal or community craft events
  • And, most importantly, be part of a mass online exhibit of Canadian craft

To create a profile, you will need:

  • Your Craft Ontario membership number*
  • A high-quality image of yourself
  • Several high-quality images of your work
  • A list of stores that sell your work (if applicable)
  • Links to your social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest)
  • Your website URL

*If you do not know your Craft Ontario membership number, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Not a Craft Ontario member, but want to get involved?

  • Declare yourself a Citizen of Craft. 
  • Use the hashtag #CitizensofCraft when sharing your craft photos on social media.


Who We Are

Formerly the Ontario Crafts Council, Craft Ontario is a not-for-profit service organization that works to have craft recognized as a valuable part of life. We promote and celebrate professional craft through providing member opportunities, and advocate for craft practice by educating and empowering diverse audiences.