Exhibitions – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design

Exhibitions

Please Stand By

Stephanie Steele

January 20-March 6, 2023

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design is pleased to introduce Please Stand By, an exhibition of art created with the assistance of the community of Cape Breton Island from found, abandoned and donated items. This show features artwork by Stephanie Steele and is an homage to the late Brian Geary.

We would like to thank NSCC for their support for this exhibition.

Join us for the opening reception on Friday, January 20th at 6PM in the Loft.

Please Stand By will be on display until March 6th, 2023.

For more information, contact 902-270-7491 or INFO@CAPEBRETONCRAFT.COM.


The Teapots are Having a Party and You’re Invited!

Jitka Zgola

October 3-December 3, 2022

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design is pleased to introduce The Teapots are Having a Party and You’re Invited, a pottery exhibition by Jitka Zgola. The opening reception for The Teapots are Having a Party and You’re Invited will take place on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the Centre’s Loft.

A tea pot can be elegant, pretty or whimsical, but how well does it work? The joy comes in finding this balance. Zgola’s exploration of this balance will offer teapots and accessories created on the potters wheel. The pieces that come from a trade originally intended for practical use are offered in the context of imaginative and aesthetic expression. The artist will be present to talk about her process.

The Teapots are Having a Party and You’re Invited will be on display in the Centre’s Loft until December 3, 2022.

For more information, contact 902-270-7491 or INFO@CAPEBRETONCRAFT.COM.


Art of Living

Art of Living

July 11-23, 2022

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design is pleased to introduce the Art of Living 10th Anniversary Exhibition. The opening reception for the Art of Living will take place on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the Centre’s Loft.

The Art of Living is a program which helps people who have been affected by cancer. By creating and exhibiting art, we who have had cancer can connect, communicate and explain how we feel. Those artists who have served us over the years have been loved and profoundly affected.

This exhibit will be dynamic, genuine and enlightening.

The Art of Living will be on display in the Centre’s Loft until July 23, 2022.

For more information, contact 902-270-7491 or INFO@CAPEBRETONCRAFT.COM.


I AM (NI’N NA)

Nancy Oakley

April 11 - June 25, 2022

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design is pleased to introduce I AM (NI’N NA), a pottery exhibition by artist Nancy Oakley. The opening reception for I AM (NI’N NA) will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the Centre’s Loft.

Oakley’s practice is rooted in traditional knowledge gathered throughout her lifetime. She has spent the last 20 years living within her mother’s Mi’kmaq community of Eskasoni First Nation Reserve, and she was raised within her father’s Wampanoag community of Mashpee, Massachusetts, where he was sachem (chief).

Using hand-building that incorporate stone polishing and smoke firing with black ash basketry, beadwork, hieroglyphs, and sweetgrass embellishments, Oakley’s vessels are infused with this inherited spiritual, cultural, and traditional knowledge that honours both her personal and the collective experience of motherhood.

I AM (NI’N NA) will be on display in the Centre’s Loft until June 25, 2022.

For more information, contact 902-270-7491 or INFO@CAPEBRETONCRAFT.COM.


Past Exhibitions