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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    creations some of which were presented as far as the Canadian Pavilion of the International Crafts Biennial in Cheongju South Korea in 2009 where he received an honorable mention Three times a finalist for the Niche Awards which underline outstanding work in Canadian and American craftsmaking Jim Lorriman presents us the experimental work that he has accomplished over the last few years He constantly attempts to reach new limits of expression with his favorite medium wood ARTIST S STATEMENT Jim Lorriman is an independent learner and has been a professional wood turner for eighteen years It is the first time this year that he is presenting this selection of works simultaneously Working from used materials he resuscitates fallen branches found in the forest old window sashes and historical woodworks The essence of what I do can be distilled down to a very small but illuminating part of my process the application of the first coat of finish This is what makes the piece come alive It justifies the hard work before and after this moment Equally intriguing is the wood itself What lies hidden beneath the surface If it is just a plain board what is its story Who handled

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    DORSET ANNUAL PRINT COLLECTION Cape Dorset the first Inuit community to produce prints is widely acclaimed for the graphic imagery and technical quality of its prints The prints from the 2014 Collection inspired by traditional and contemporary themes continue to follow historical and cultural insights of this extraordinary community Come and discover one of the most anticipated events of the season the exhibition of 38 prints created by 15 inuit artists Cee POOTOOGOOK Itee POOTOOGOOK Kakulu SAGGIAKTOK Kudluajuk ASHOONA Malaija POOTOOGOOK Mayoreak ASHOONA Ningeokuluk TEEVEE Ohotaq MIKKIGAK Papiara TUKIKI Pitaloosie SAILA Qavavau MANUMIE Saimaiyu AKESUK Shuvinai ASHOONA Siassie KENNEALLY and Tim PITSIULAK PREVIEW SHOW Wednesday and Thursday October 15 and 16 2014 10 A M to 6 P M SALE Friday October 17 2014 8 30 A M LECTURE Saturday October 25 2014 1 30 p m LECTURE Historical Perspectives on Contemporary Inuit Graphic Art with Mrs Diana Perera specialist in Inuit and First Nations art at the Canadian Guild of Crafts The production of Inuit graphics is a relatively recent phenomenon dating only to the late 1950 s In this conference we wish to explore the historical perspectives and cultural insights brought forward by this influential community of artists

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    Trained at the Cégep du Vieux Montréal and later at Concordia University she specializes in a Japanese pot making firing technique called raku Over the years she has built herself a strong reputation by creating large scale crackled pieces The size of the object increases the technical difficulty for this particular kind of firing CHRISTINE AUDET ARTIST S STATEMENT Plurality falls within her pursuing interest of heritage while also representing

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    endeavour diverse in theme and aesthetics that counter popular perceptions of Northern art MATTIUSI IYAITUK NUNAVIK Born in 1950 Mattiusi Iyaituk creates solely according to his own memories and imagination His highly personal work combines traditional subjects and techniques with more innovative ones of his own This particular way of working has been considered by many as a renewal of the traditional practice in which ivory bones and antlers are inlayed into dark stone Featured in numerous specialty magazines Iyaituk s artwork has been the subject of a variety of articles and books and his sculptures have been exhibited in major galleries and museums throughout Europe the United States and Canada His works are also part of many prestigious national collections such as the ones found at the Montreal Fine Arts Museum the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa and the Quebec Museum ARTISTS FROM CAPE DORSET NUNAVUT For more than 50 years Cape Dorset has been associated with the most sought after Inuit art The Arctic community has distinguished itself by having the greatest influence on the recognition of Inuit Art at an international level In the 1950 s Cape Dorset quickly became the Arctic s most notable artistic

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    Inuit sculpture MARKINGS WORK IN PORCELAIN JANE WILSON June 5th to July 5th Ceramic LAND IN SIGHTS MONTREAL FIRST PEOPLES FESTIVAL ERUOMA AWASHISH July 17th to August 30th Painting sculpture installation CHRISTINE AUDET September 25th to October 25th Ceramic JOURNÉES DE LA CULTURE Christine Audet ceramic September 26th and 27th PRINTS FROM CAPE DORSET Annual collection of prints from Cape Dorset October 17th to November 1st Inuit print JIM LORRIMAN

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    of years they were stored as records of a vanishing way of life and held as image banks for the print programme Only recently did they become objects of exhibition Furthermore prior to the 1990 s the landscape was featured as a simple backdrop to daily life True landscape only started to appear about 25 years ago when it became the subject of serious study In this outstanding drawing exhibition

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    Andrew and St Paul 3419 Redpath St Montreal Moderator Professor Norman Cornett Invited artists Ginette Aubin Maliseet printmaker Denis Charette Algonquin sculptor and printmaker Christine Sioui Abenaki sculptor and painter Free admission RSVP 514 849 6091 Places limited An exhibition featuring works by these artists is presented at the Guild until October 12 2013 An exploratory visit of this exhibition with Professor Norman Cornett on Saturday September 28 2013 from

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  • Guilde canadienne des métiers d'art - Exhibitions
    His work falls within the tradition of potters who privilege the tactile and the intuitive He is fascinated with the notion of the container and its function in combination or contrast with its form and the specific movements required to produce that form Different traditions fascinate me Those related to Japanese ceramics of course particularly tea ceremony traditions And early 20th century stoneware salting tubs from La Borne in France

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