News Release Archive


The Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, 1683 Barrington
Street, Halifax, is hosting a craft display entitled "Exposing
the Limits" from October 30 to November 27, 1996. This is a
showing of limited edition or one-of-a-kind crafts displaying
high standards of craftsmanship.

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

"Exposing the Limits" promotes a variety of beautiful crafts and
products, such as wood furniture, Mi'kmaq baskets, fine
porcelain, unique weavings, raku pottery, decorative ironwork and
much more.

This display includes work from craftspeople located throughout
Nova Scotia: Alexandra McCurdy, clay, Halifax; Anneke Jans,
fibre, Halifax; Dawn MacNutt, metal, Dartmouth; Frances Beis,
jewellery, Tantallon; Hawke Originals, jewellery, Hantsport;
Ironwood Forge and Woodworks, metal, Wolfville; Lesley Armstrong,
fibre, Halifax; L&G Studios, clay, Dartmouth; MicMac Heritage
Gallery, Halifax; Mudworks Pottery, clay, Halifax; Nine of Cups,
clay, Tantallon; Purcell's Cove Pottery, clay, Halifax; Stephen
Sekerak, wood, Halifax; Suezan Aikins, prints, Prospect; Tudor
Tile, clay, Shelburne, and Turnstone Pottery, clay, Arichat.

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. "Exposing the Limits" 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                     Oct. 23, 1996 - 9:05 a.m.