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. 


Why Participate

As a Maker or Organization member of Craft Ontario, you can:

  • Showcase your craft to a wide audience, including 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

How To Create a Profile

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.