Registration for classes and workshops to be offered by the Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts during the Fall 2023 session was delayed by the wildfire evacuation of Yellowknife. Online registration will open on September 27, 2023 with classes and workshops starting in early October.
Membership is required for participation in all Guild activities and must be up-to-date prior to class registration. Our adult membership categories include both adult full membership and casual membership, so be sure to review the membership levels to ensure that your level matches the requirement for your desired classes and workshops.
TRUNK SHOW AND LECTURE:
The Yellowknife Quilters presented a trunk show and lecture by visiting quilt instructor Terry Rowland on Friday, October 21, 2022 in the mixed media studio at the Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts. This inspiring event was enjoyed by many members of both Yellowknife Quilters and the Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts.
VISITING ARTIST WORKSHOP:
The Guild hosted a silversmithing workshop with visiting artist Gisela Kuckertz on September 24 and 25, 2022. Participants practiced various silversmithing skills and created silver spoons and bangles. Visit our visiting artist archive for photos from the workshop!
VISITING ARTIST WORKSHOP:
The Guild presented a successful felting workshop with visiting artist Angela Graham on August 27 and 28, 2022. Participants created felted wool bags using a 3D resist technique. Each bag was unique in its use of pre-felts, fabrics, and other materials to create texture and interest. Visit our visiting artist archive for photos from the workshop!
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NEW MEMBERSHIP DATABASE
As part of the launch of the new Guild website in August 2022, a new membership database was created to integrate membership with class/workshop registration and communications. All members are asked to update their membership record online as soon as possible and prior to registering for classes.
Instructions for updating your membership record were provided in the August 2022 Guild newsletter.
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Basketry artist Cathie Harper had a solo exhibit entitled "Interwoven" showing at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife, NT until December 2022. The exhibit displayed many of Cathie’s handwoven creations and describes her process for working with both wild and unconventional materials.