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Living Heritage Podcast

May 24, 2018

Anna Murphy is a natural dye artist from St. John’s, Newfoundland. Inspired by her travels and many adventures, she has recently opened her own dye studio and shop in Bonavista, Newfoundland. She serves on the board of directors for the craft council of NL and the Irish Heritage Organization, Rose of Tralee. She is...


May 17, 2018

Wendy Shirran is an accomplished ceramic artist and certified art teacher from Bonavista, Newfoundland. Upon completing her BA in English Drama and History at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Wendy Shirran moved to Halifax Nova Scotia to attend NSCADU where she discovered her connection with clay. Since graduating...


May 10, 2018

Kerri Ivany is a textile artist in St. John’s. She graduated from the College of the North Atlantic’s Textiles program in 2013 and now has a studio space at Quidi Vidi Plantation, where she makes clutch purses, cards, dyed fabrics, and embroideries. Kerri’s art is inspired by the natural world. In this episode,...


May 3, 2018

Jaclyn Humphries is a jeweler and volunteer on the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Anna Templeton Centre boards. She uses traditional methods of binding cloth and metallurgy to create her jewelry. In this interview, Jaclyn and Abigail Crocker talk about why she loves heritage, teaching craft classes,...


Apr 26, 2018

Erin McArthur and her husband, Mike Gillan, are the owners of North Eastern Folk Art: Pottery, Art and Ideas from the Atlantic Shore. Along with porcelain work, Erin and Mike create Raku pottery. Raku is a style of pottery that began in 16th century Japan and its roots can be found in the traditional Japanese tea...