CRAFT EXPORT READINESS PROJECT

CRAFT EXPORT READINESS DATABASE

Craft Export Readiness Database is an exclusive online resource for Craft Ontario members. It’s full of information for developing your international career! Save yourself time and headaches as an artist and entrepreneur by doing research here.

Examples of what's in the database: 

  • Lists, such as "Don't Pack List" or "US Residencies List"
  • Descriptive Pdfs, such as "Brokers" or "Entry" process
  • Links, to relevant external websites
  • Videos from mentor artists who export 
  • The "I Want" section, which has common export scenarios for artists and craftspeople
  • A Forum, for asking questions and leveraging community experiences and knowledge

 

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COURSES AND WEBINARS 

We are excited to launch a new e-learning series as part of our Craft Export Readiness project. Whether you attend an online webinar or an in-person session, you will get inspiration, strategy, and action steps for career growth.

Upcoming Info Sessions

The Top 3 Things You Must Know to Export Art and Craft
April – June 2017 

Locations:

  • Kingston: April 20th, 5:30pm, Tett Centre for the Arts
  • Thunder Bay: May 17th, 5:30pm, Thunder Bay Art Gallery
  • Kitchener/Waterloo: TBD
  • Haliburton: TBD

 

REGISTER

 

If you want to make sure you do not miss news of upcoming Craft Ontario learning events, sign up for our Craft is Happening emails here.

MENTOR VIDEOS

We've developed as series of mentor videos to guide you through the Craft Export Readiness Database. The videos inspire, and inform. They feature mentors and makers in Ontario. These are real people, here in your communities.

 

 

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.