A.C.E: Alberta Craft Excellence

A.C.E: Alberta Craft Excellence features a diverse selection of exceptional fine craft artists. Marking the Alberta Craft Council’s 40th anniversary, the exhibition celebrates and commemorates excellence in contemporary and traditional Alberta fine craft. The invited jury - Natali Rodrigues, Sharon Rose Kootenay and Jennifer Salahub were tasked with selecting from many high-quality submissions, those most representative of excellence in 2020.


  • Natali Rodrigues (AUArts Faculty / Alum BFA ‘99, Glass),
  • Rose Kootenay
  • Jennifer Salahub (AUArts Professor Emeritus ‘19)

Participating AUArts artists:


  • Jim Etzkorn (Alum Diploma ’78, Ceramics /former instructor)
  • Pamma FitzGerald (Alum BFA ’09, Drawing; BFA ’17, Ceramics)
  • Brian McArthur


  • Mackenzie Kelly-Frere (Faculty and Alum BFA ’98, Textiles)
  • Susan Kristoferson
  • Liv Pedersen (Alum Diploma ’78, Painting)
  • Bonnie Datta 


  • Bonny Houston (Alum BFA ’90, Glass)
  • Marty Kaufman (Alum: Diploma ’81, Glass / Faculty, Associate Professor, Glass, Drawing)
  • Brenda Malkinson (Alum, Diploma ’75, Communications Arts)    


  • Jackie Anderson (Alum Diploma ’76, Jewellery and Metals)
  • Karen Cantine (former Faculty)
  • Sarabeth Carnat (Professor Emeritus ‘14)
  • Albertine Crow Shoe (Continuing Education, Certificate in Jewellery Enhanced Skills, Metalsmith)
  • Charles Lewton-Brain (Professor Emeritus)
  • Shona Rae (Alum BFA’00, Jewellery and Metals/ former Faculty)


  • John Smith-Jones (Alum BFA ’08, Jewellery and Metals / former instructor)
  • Simon Wroot (former student)


  • Kenton Jeske 
  • Talar & Jean-Claude Prefontaine
  • Erin Schwab (Alum BFA ’04, Drawing)


Top image - “The attic door had purposefully been left open…” by Pamma FitzGerald

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 to Thursday, December 24, 2020
Alberta Craft Feature Gallery, 10186 - 106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta