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Magdolene Dykstra
FEATURED MEMBER

Magdolene finds inspiration in the long history of figurative sculpture as it has explored the nature of humanity. These fragmented figures are made of unfired clay, which points to concepts of transience and mortality.

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Monthly Craftfl@sh E-Newsletter

The Ontario Crafts Council publishes the OCC Craftfl@sh E-Newsletter every month. As an opportunity-focused publication, the E-Newsletter provides OCC members with up-to-date calls for entries, promotional and professional development opportunities, information on funding application deadlines, awards and scholarships and more!

If you'd like to advertise in Craftflash or submit a listing to Craftflash Classifieds check out our Craftflash Ad Kit for more information. 

Reciprocal Entry

Under the reciprocal admission program offered through the Ontario Association of Art Galleries membership, Craft Ontario, among 80 participating galleries and institutions grant free admission during regular hours to members and staff of other participating institutions. For a list of participating galleries please visit the OAAG website HERE.

Discounts

With your Ontario Crafts Council membership enjoy a 10% discount on selected craft items sold at the OCC Gallery and The Guild Shop*.

You also receive a discount on advertising in Studio Magazine, CraftSource and Craftflash.


The following companies have generously agreed to give a 10% discount to current members of the Ontario Crafts Council. Please show your OCC card before the sale is rung in.

Adfactor Print & Design
Creative Bag Co Ltd.
Elements Glass Studio and Gallery
Glowing Panes Glass
Hansen Displays
King Textiles
META4 Contemporary Craft Gallery Inc.
Metal Arts Guild
NLM Glass Arts
Omni Designs
PMC Source
Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre
The Guild Shop
The Knit Café
Threads in Time
Wise Daughters

*excluding items in the Inuit/Native Gallery & items in programmed exhibitions.

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.