Jaclyn Humphries is a jeweler and volunteer on the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Anna Templeton Centre boards. She uses traditional methods of binding cloth and metallurgy to create her jewelry. In this interview, Jaclyn and Abigail Crocker talk about why she loves heritage, teaching craft classes, her art exhibitions, and her current passion project: digitizing thirty years of photographs for the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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.
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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.