Lera Kotsyuba

Lera Kotsyuba is an editor, art and architecture critic based in Tkaronto.

Working on the land of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum covenant, Lera works toward shared responsibilities around the built environment, and strives for anti-capitalist systems of community.

Completing her MA in Art History with a Curatorial Studies diploma at York University in 2015, Lera has been working across disciplines in architectural history and craft. 


Lera has also worked as a contributing writer and researcher for the Inuit Artist Database at the Inuit Art Foundation. She has written for numerous publications, notably FUSION Magazine, GLASHAUS, and Urban Glass, and edited a new book by Sarah Hall entitled “A Thousand Colours”. Lera has also convened a session on Craft and Public Art at the 2017 Canadian Craft Biennale with ceramicist and art historian Kathy Kranias. 


Lera has been a board member of the William Morris Society since 2017, and is currently the Managing Editor of Studio Magazine.






"Water, Clay and Stone. Craft and community in the work of KC Adams", Studio Magazine, Spring/Summer 2022

"Celebrating the Crafts: David Ruben Piktoukun", Studio Magazine, Spring/Summer 2022

"Looking to the Stars: Indigenous Resistance Against Light Pollution", C Magazine, issue 150, Winter 2022