News Release Archive

From September 25 to October 23 the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft
and Design in Halifax, will host a craft display entitled "Studio
Rally Crafts," promoting the craftspeople featured in the Studio
Rally event.

This display is part of the centre's production crafts display
program, which allows the public to look at the work of Nova
Scotia producers without the pressure to buy. Information is
available for people who want to know where the products can be
purchased. The program provides good samples of the range and
quality of crafts available in the province.

"Studio Rally Crafts" promotes a variety of beautiful crafts and
products, such as wood furniture, stone sculptures, stained glass
windows, woven jackets, musical instruments, colourful pottery,
fine jewellery, decorative ironwork and much more.

This display includes work from craftspeople located throughout
Nova Scotia.

From Halifax/Dartmouth:
Artrage Studio, Blanket Statements, Costanzo Sculpture, Fine Wood
Crafts & Heritage Toys, Hearthworks Design Studio, John Macnab,
Lizzy Bugs, Mindy Moore & Tatjana Krizmanic, Mountain Hill
Woodworking, Randy Engelberg, Reverie in Metal, and Van Dalen

From Cape Breton:
Carol & Gordon Kennedy, Claire Ryder, Leather Works by John C.
Roberts, Otis Tomas, and William Roach.

From the Glooscap Trail:
By the Door Hooked Rug Studio, and Raspberry Bay Stone.

From the Evangeline Trail:
Canaan Mountain Knitwear, Claude Chaloux, De Weever's Wovens,
Earl and Sheila Young, Green Sheep Fibres, Grunts' Studios, Janet
Pope, John Vanderweit, Landmark Designs Ltd., Louise Chisholm,
Melanson Mountain Chairworks, Peter Lawrence & Brenda Dempsey,
and Tangled Garden.

From the Lighthouse Trail:
Artifacts Craft Gallery and Studios, Beachcombings,
Birdsall-Worthington Pottery, Clay Odyssey Studio, East Dover
Ironworks, K.R. Thompson Potter, La Menagerie En Bois, Lunenburg
County Winery, Lunenburg Forge and Metalworks, Pentz Pottery,
Stephen Zwerling, and Tudor Tile.

The Centre for Craft and Design is dedicated to preserving and
promoting the craft industry of Nova Scotia. The centre is part
of the cultural affairs division of the Department of Education
and Culture. "Studio Rally Crafts" may be viewed Monday to Friday
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There
is no charge for admission.


Contact: Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design  902-424-4062

trp                   Sept. 17, 1996 - 1:55 p.m.