With over 15 years experience in contemporary fine craft, Maegen Black has built a career from her passion. As the Director of the Canadian Crafts Federation, she works directly with professional craft organizations across the country to tackle collaborative projects, increase networking in the field, and advocate for craft and culture at the provincial, territorial and federal level. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design University's Material Art and Design program, she holds a Bachelor of Design in jewellery and metalsmithing, and has undertaken continuing education courses and workshops both in studio practice and in not for profit professional development to continue advancing her skills. A writer and curator, she has been published as a guest author and essayist in contemporary craft publications, periodicals, and exhibition catalogsPaul is a Toronto based producer and arts administrator and the current Producer & Operations Manager of The Musical Stage Company - Canada's largest not-for-profit, professional theatre company dedicated to musical theatre. He is also an Associate Producer at the Luminato Festival for the 2017 Festival.