Marjorie Mikliechuk - Ceramist

Our Artisan of the Month for August 2021

Margie Mikliechuk-céramiste-L'empreinte coopérative

How long have you been a member of L'Empreinte coopérative in Montreal?

I became a member in February 2020.

Margie Mikliechuk - animals- l'Empreinte coopérative

How would you describe your work as an artisan?

I make functional ceramic sculptures.

Margie Mikliechuk - poupées clochettes - l'Empreinte coopérative

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Tell us about your accomplishments as an artisan.

I participated in several international gift shows and retail markets in USA and Canada. I also taught ceramics in Nunavut and Central Africa.

Margie Mikliechuk - dog planter - L'Empreinte coopérative

Tell us about your favorite products that are available at L'Empreinte.

I make animal planters that are so much fun! My favourite is a yellow dachshund on four wooden wheels with a leach for pulling.

Margie Mikliechuk - yellow dachshund  - L'Empreinte coopérative

Yellow dachshund planter - available at our Old Montreal boutique

As an artisan, what do you get out of being part of L'Empreinte coopérative?

I have learned so much from being surrounded by the rich talent of my colleagues. I especially love hearing the different perspectives on how to run a business like L'Empreinte.

Margie Mikliechuk - boîtes en céramique - L'Empreinte coopérative

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Do you have a special memory or moment related to L'Empreinte  that you would like to share with us on this page?

Not one particular moment, but rather the solidarity I witnessed among my colleagues during Covid and the resilience and ingenuity they displayed to keep our co-op alive and thriving.

Margie Mikliechuk - MadeWithMud

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