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Editors’ Note


A personal reflection from Paul Epp.
Introducing contemporary rug-making in Iran.

Did You Know?
Michael Prokopow considers placemaking and the function of home.


Two makers Functioning.

Under the Radar

Spotting lesser-known talent in Ontario – Jake Whillans.

Review: Fait Main | Hand Made 

Bruno Andrus reviews an exhibition from the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

Review:  Material Remains 
Ray Cronin reviews a textile exhibition at the Mount St Vincent University Art Gallery.

Review: Mentor and Metalsmith 

Bettina Matzkuhn reviews an exhibition at the Craft Council of BC.


in Studio with Zimra Beiner


The Function of Function
Voices of tradition and function in a Whitehorse sewing group are collected by Nicole Bauberger.

Clay Continuum

Heidi McKenzie reflects on the work of Steve Heinemann as he continues to challenge the meaning of function.

Working the Shore

Virginia Stephen meets with Doug Guildford whose practice reshapes functional objects and traditions from the maritime past.

Making, Material, Orientation

Kathy Kranias’s clay sculpture serves many personal creative functions. The maker explains.

Craft + Technology

Marie O’Mahony reveals the craft in the technological fashion of Dutch designer Iris van Herpen and Canadian architect/ artist Philip Beesley.


Crash Pad

Andrew Rabyniuk discusses and reviews Cindy Baker’s performance.

Charged Agency

Julia Krueger and Heather Smith look at the craft of war art.

I’m DONE Defining Craft

Mary Baumstark rejects the need to limit craft.

3 Object Stories

Sarah Swan tells three tales of objects from the world.

The Path We Mean To Build
Terri Fidelak and Katherine Boyer reflect on collaborating and transcending.


Studio 13.2


Managing Editor


Fall 2018

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