Lera Kotsyuba is an editor, art critic and art historian based in Tkaronto.
Working on the land of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum covenant, Lera works towards 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.
"Indigenous Star Lore and the Primordial Dark", C Magazine, Winter 2021
"Review: Craft Is Political", Studio Magazine Online, August 2021
"Celebrating the Crafts", Studio Magazine, Spring/Summer 2021