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Chiho Tokita

The material aspect of clay is what continues to intrigue and engage me - seeing what clay can do and be. I use it to draw, colour and decorate the work, however subtle it may be, rather than with glazes.

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Your membership grants you access to a wide range of exclusive services and benefits. Craft Ontario has designed these benefits with the unique needs of designers, makers, craftspeople and enthusiasts in mind.

Explore your benefits and services to learn more!



Show your work to the world

  • Apply to Calls for Entry for member exhibitions in the Craft Ontario Gallery 
  • Book CO Space for your next exhibition 
  • Apply for monetary exhibition assistance
  • Apply to the Craft Awards program
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Help bolster your business’s revenue

  • Apply to sell your work in the Craft Ontario Shop 
  • Book CO Space for your next pop-up shop or trunk show

Expand your business and creativity 

  • Attend workshops and talks that will inspire and inform 
  • Apply for a loan or line of credit 
  • Design your latest collection on Autodesk 360
  • Receive a subscription to Studio Magazine to stay on top of what fellow makers are up to
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There's always something going on

  • Get FREE or discounted admission to galleries and museums through our reciprocal agreement
  • Come out to the Craft Ontario Gallery for opening receptions 
  • Join your fellow makers at community-led events

Protect what matters most

Access to low rates on insurance, tailored to the needs of makers like you.

  • Health Insurance
  • Studio, Home, Auto, and Liability Insurance
  • Exhibitor Insurance

Cut costs

Taking advantage of your long list of supplier and partner discounts


Get to know your fellow makers 

  • find members through our Member Directory 
  • expand your online presence by creating a profile on Citizens of Craft 
  • Stay in-the-know with Craftfl@sh  
  • Reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to say hello, we’re always happy to hear from you!

Join Craft Ontario today!

To access these exclusive service and benefits packages, sign up for a Craft Ontario membership level that best fits your needs!



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.