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February 5, 2017

The going joke during my undergrad program for all of us Fine Arts students was that we were working towards a Bachelor of F@&k-All, the BFA. This was generally mentioned in reference to how this degree could assist one in getting a job when finished, or how it would h...

January 20, 2017

Today we continue hearing from some great makers about what's firing them up for 2017. Be sure to read Part 1 if you haven't already!


(photo credit: Sara Pimentel)

Do you set strategic goals (personal, financial, career, etc.) at the beginning of each yea...

January 18, 2017

Welcome to a whole new year. For most makers, January is a time of reflection, and hopefully, of some much deserved rest. When our hands are our number one tool, our bodies and minds need this time to pause. Maybe you just made it through a busy retail show season wher...

November 5, 2016

Lindsay Montgomery wants you to pay attention, look and learn. Her scenes are not sanitized Disney fairytales, but hard-hitting commentary, reminders that we still have lessons to learn.”

                      - Melanie Egan, Director of Craft and Design at the Harbour...

October 25, 2016

Vase by Becky Webster

The Aberfoyle Potters’ Market, held every year on the last weekend in October at the Puslinch Community Centre, is the creation of local potter Barbara Murphy. Building on the popular and familiar brand of the local Guelph Potters’ Market the Aber...

October 1, 2016

Harkening from Montreal, Quebec, Catherine De Abreu brings grace and elegance to the Canadian ceramics scene. Join us for a behind the scenes peek at what inspires her work.

Where is your studio located? How long have you been there? What's one of the perks of being a m...

August 8, 2016

​We are so thrilled to present our August Guest Artist Shaun Mallonga. This up and coming emerging artist is making some incredible work and really making a name for himself in the Canadian ceramic scene. We hope you enjoy his thoughtful and generous contribution to ou...

July 6, 2016

New work by Marney McDiarmid

June 28th – July 20th

Wall Space Gallery, Ottawa ON

We all need a place to put things - metaphorically or physically, emotions or objects. The box operates as a symbol of containment. It speaks to our need to hold...

July 1, 2016

That's right, this month we are hosting not 1 but 2 guest artists. What's more Canadian then sharing even more #canadianceramics with you all?

Please help us to welcome Jing Huang and Cheng-Ou Yu of Ontario.

Jing Huang

1. Where is your studio located? How long have you be...

May 31, 2016


Hannun Lyn’s pots are quiet and yet they speak volumes. I’ve long admired the steady presence of her work. Here at Make and Do we are thrilled to have Hannun as our guest artist and to find out more about the person behind these compelling pots.



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