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Lera Kotsyuba

Lera Kotsyuba (she/her) is an editor, art and architecture critic based in Tkaronto.

She is a Ukrainian immigrant and settler 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, 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.






"These Fragile Topographies: The Work of Maureen Gruben", Studio Magazine, Fall/Winter 2022

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

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

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