residency opportunity: CRAFT ACT

Artist-in-Residence program 2016


Placement: One
residency placement is available to:

  • a Craft ACT member or national craft practitioner/designer-maker and

  • an international craft practitioner/designer-maker
Submissions close 5.00pm Friday 8 April 2016


Applicants notified by Friday 29
April 2016

Location: The residency is undertaken at Gudgenby
Ready-Cut Cottage, Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
The research period will be conducted in Canberra, ACT.
Residency period:  Total
residency period of one month per artist (a two week residency in Namadgi
National Park and a two week research period in Canberra), as per the dates
offered below by Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre:

International craft practitioner/designer-maker:

Research period, Canberra:
From Thursday 15 September 2016
to Thursday 29 September 2016                       

Residency, Namadgi
National Park
: From Friday 30 September 2016
to Friday 14 October 2016

Craft ACT member or national craft

Research period, Canberra:
From Friday 30 September 2016
to Friday 14 October 2016        

Residency, Namadgi
National Park
From Monday 17 October 2016
to Monday 31 October 2016

must be received no later than 5.00pm Friday 8 April 2016. Incomplete applications will not be
accepted. For enquiries, further information or artist contract specifics, please contact Gwenyth Macnamara at
gwenyth.macnamara[at] or on 02 6262 9333.

Full guidelines and information can be found here:

Register now! FUSION Conference 2016

June 3 – 5Chestnut Centre, University of Toronto
89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON M5G 1R1

FUSION is proud to present five Korean Master Potters from Icheon City, South Korea. Please join us for an inspirational weekend of hands-on workshops and presentations delivered by the Masters.
You may know them from the video that has been circulating on Facebook and YouTube: “5 South Korean Ceramic and Pottery Master Craftsmen, Show Off Their Skills.” Watch it here:  With over 400,000 views, these incredible artisans have become an internet sensation. FUSION
is bringing them to Toronto to present a weekend participatory workshop
where they will teach their forming and decorating techniques.

year’s workshops include unique tools from Korea for you to keep. Each
participant will also be provided with sample pieces on which to explore
the techniques demonstrated.
     For more information about the Korean Masters:                CLICK HERE 

        For accommodation information:                                          CLICK HERE
        Map of area and parking information:                                   CLICK HERE

About FUSION Conferences

Every June, FUSION’s Annual Conference and Annual General Members Meeting are held in various major centres throughout Ontario. Conference attendees get a full slate of exciting events:

  • Presenters who are renowned experts in their fields
  • All inclusive registration fees (including lunch and snacks)
  • Discounted early-bird rates + prize draws = added incentive to reserve your spot early
  • Varied, event-packed Conference schedule
  • Hands-on Workshops
  • Reduced rates on accommodation
  • Prizes offered throughout the Conference weekend
  • Suppliers’ presentations with special discounts
  • Dinner and other special events
  • Exhibition and other local art exhibits
  • Silent Auction
  • Annual General Meeting, including Volunteer of the Year Awards
  • Time off to enjoy local events and restaurants

FUSION wishes to thank our sponsors for their generous support