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Fine Line Studio Crafts in Ontario from 1930 to the Present

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ISBN-10: 1550023039

ISBN-13: 9781550023039

Edition: 1998

Authors: Gail Crawford

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A Fine Line celebrates in an accessible popular history the accomplishments of contemporary fine craftspeople. Using Ontario as a base, the book examines how the public eagerly embraced the work of craft designers and makers, starting with the first major craft exhibit in Toronto in 1931 at Ridpaths, and following the story from those beginnings to the present. There has never been a comprehensive book on contemporary studio crafts in any Canadian province; one is long overdue. A Fine Line places potters, weavers, textile printers, bookbinders, metalsmiths, blown glass artists, stained glass artists, furniture makers, and many more into the larger context of the crafts movement in Ontario…    
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Book details

List price: $49.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 10/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 9.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Gail Crawford is a craft journalist who was Director of Publications at the Ontario Crafts Council prior to researching and writing this profile of contemporary studio crafts. In that capacity, she visited many of Ontario's craft communities and is thoroughly familiar with studio craftspeople and their achievements.