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Shop the Cotton Factory this Saturday!

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Join us this Saturday, April 21st from 11am-4pm for Shop the Cotton Factory! Shop from 35 + local artists, makers and businesses while exploring the many buildings and studios of this historical building. With products ranging from fine to modern art, handcrafted jewellery and hand-poured candles, home décor items and kitchen pieces – there’s something for everyone. Follow this link…

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Open Studio and Artist Talk: Kristina Durka

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Open Studio and Artist Talk: Kristina Durka Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave. N. (see below for details) Kristina Durka is a recipient of 2017 Ignition Award for Distinction in the McMaster Studio Art Program. Her interdisciplinary practice incorporates ceramics, textiles, installation, and video. For the past year, Kristina has been artist-in-residence in the Hamilton…

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Hamilton Arts Council, Cotton Factory Artist-In-Residence Program Recipients Announced

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hamilton Arts Council, Cotton Factory Artist-In-Residence Program Recipients Announced Hamilton, ON – March 15, 2018  – The Hamilton Arts Council is pleased to announce artists Stylo Starr and Tanya Denyer as the recipients of the Hamilton Arts Council’s, Cotton Factory Artist in Residence Program taking place from April 1 to July 2018. The Cotton Factory Residence Program is a valuable opportunity providing artists from a wide…

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Apply to Participate in our 2018 European Artist Exchange!

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – EUROPEAN ARTIST RESIDENCY The Hamilton Arts Council European Artist Residency provides a mid-career level visual artist from Hamilton, Ontario, the opportunity to create new works in the inspiring artist studio provided by the Estonian Artists Association in Tallinn, Estonia over a four week period in September 2018. Application Deadline: March 2nd, 2018 Winning announcement will be…

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An Overview of My Interview with Marko Mäetamm (Estonian Artist In Residence, 2017)

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Marko Mäetamm joined us all the way from Estonia this past November as part of the Artist Exchange Program and we were absolutely thrilled to have him! Kicking his Hamilton stay off at his welcome gathering by hopping on the drum kit and inspiring many a conversation, Marko and I’s first encounter is one that most would consider too embarrassing to…

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Shop the Cotton Factory on Saturday, March 17th, 2018!

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The Cotton Factory is proud to open its doors on the third Saturday of every month for Shop the Cotton Factory! You’re invited from 11am-4pm to peruse and purchase products and services from the many talented artists, business owners, art galleries, painters and more. For more updates and to stay informed please ensure you mark yourself as “going” within the…

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Artist In Residence: Marko Mäetamm (Estonia)

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In partnership with Hamilton Artists Inc, we are thrilled to have Marko Mäetamm of Estonia, joining us here at the Cotton Factory this November as part of the new Artist in Residency Exchange program! An incredibly active artist on the Estonian art scene, Marko’s mediums of focus include drawing, painting, video, graphic design and much more. Having participated in several high calibre…

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