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The Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design is hosting a display
titled Crafted Creatures featuring the work of craftspeople who
express their talents using references to the animal kingdom.

The display, on until June 18 at 1683 Barrington St., Halifax, is
part of the centre's continuing production crafts display
program. It allows the public to look at the work of Nova Scotia
producers without the pressure to buy. Information is available
for those who wish to know where the items can be purchased. The
program also provides good samples of the range and quality of
crafts available in this province.

Crafted Creatures promotes a variety of handmade products using
animals as an inspiration. The items come in different shapes and
forms: wooden puzzles, porcelain plates, notebooks and cards,
stained glass, painted floor mats, jewellery, wall hangings, book
covers, and much more.

This display includes work from craftspeople throughout Nova
Scotia: Amos Pewterers, Mahone Bay; Animal Art, Windsor;
Ballfield Farm, Ketch Harbour; Bay Life Art, Tantallon; de
Weever's Wovens, Aylesford; Fusion Metal Works, Dartmouth; Holly
Carr, Canning; L&G Studios, Dartmouth; Lizzy Bugs, Halifax;
Moppet Enterprises, Kentville; One Off Studio, East Preston;
Page's Woodworks, Berwick; Pat Foote Pottery, Dartmouth; Red
Earth Pottery, Halifax; R. L. Fortin Designs, Halifax; Stamp of
Approval, Halifax; Thread Barer Designs, Halifax; Underfoot
Floormat Company, Halifax; Village Glassworks, New Germany; and
Wooden Menagerie, Brooklyn.

The Centre for Craft and Design is dedicated to developing and
promoting the craft and design sectors of Nova Scotia. The centre
is part of the Cultural Affairs Division of the Department of
Education and Culture.

Crafted Creatures 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 admission


Contact: Chris Tyler
         Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design

trp                     May 15, 1997 - 12:40 p.m.