Katie Parnham is an integral part of the craft world in Newfoundland and Labrador. A recipient of the Atlantic Canada Craft Award for Excellence and an honorary member of the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, she is an educator with over forty years of teaching experience. Her leadership in the Textiles, Craft, and Apparel Design program, the Craft Council, and the Quidi Vidi Plantation has helped to foster the growth of craftspersons and the craft industry in Atlantic Canada, where she continues to pursue excellence in craft and design through education.
In this podcast episode, Katie is interviewed by Ceallaigh S. MacCath-Moran.This episode is part of a series of programs in partnership with the Memorial University graduate course Folk 6740 - Public Folklore, and the Craft Council of NL, to document craft traditions in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Living Heritage Podcast is about people who are engaged in the heritage and culture sector, from museum professionals and archivists, to tradition bearers and craftspeople - all those who keep history alive at the community level. The show is a partnership between HFNL and CHMR Radio. Past episodes hosted on Libsyn, and you can subscribe via iTunes, or Stitcher. Theme music is Rythme Gitan by Latché Swing.