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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Derrick Vanderkolk of Style Group

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For Derrick Vanderkolk of Style Group, becoming a photographer wasn’t as obvious a choice as those close to him might have predicted. Though, with both his father and uncle being photographers and close family ties to the fashion and film industry, it didn’t take long before photography found him – or, until a camera was tossed his way! After four…

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Shop the Cotton Factory!

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You’re invited on the third Saturday of each month (11am-4pm) to view and purchase the work of the artists, designers, photographers and makers that fill the buildings at 270 Sherman Avenue North! After so many of you inquired with us wondering when the Cotton Factory would be open to the public, we decided to make it a regular thing. Whether…

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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Donna Hiebert of Donna Hiebert Design

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Taking inspiration from nature, Donna Hiebert’s jewellery and sculpture work sees the complexity of some of nature’s common creations and preserves them through art, connecting the owner and wearer to the ever changing natural world around them. Donna Hiebert has been a working artist most of her life and conceives and executes commissioned work for both public and institutional clients…

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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Kelly and Andy Warne of Rock Paper Scissors Company

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If you’ve ever driven down Sherman Avenue North (on your way to the Cotton Factory of course) and happened to turn down Landsdowne Avenue, you’ve likely noticed the red muskoka chairs sitting peacefully outside of three giant green doors, where the landmark smokestack towers over what appears to be a workshop or garage. One might even take a moment to…

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Exhibit Now Closed – Just 2.5 Weeks Left To See The Quilt Of Belonging!

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August is here! That means there’s just over two weeks left to enjoy the Quilt of Belonging and everything it has to offer! The quilt is a stunning representation of Canada’s multicultural story. Featuring a foundation of Indigenous quilt blocks along the bottom and sides the quilt and representing the strong foundations of this country, the Maple Leaf block has…

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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Sara Froese

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For today’s edition of Cotton Factory Creatives we bring you Sarah Froese! Sara owns a small letterpress print shop called All Sorts Press where she specializes in producing handcrafted high-quality printed matter using a human-powered Chandler & Price platen printing press from 1910. Combining the quality and beauty of antique equipment and traditional printing and typesetting with current design and…

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