Back in September I opened the retrospective exhibition of Alexandra McCurdy at the Burlington Art Centre. From exhibition proposal to opening was about two years of curatorial work. During that time I became aware of an impending crunch caused by the greying of our crafts community – there's going to be a lot of artists and senior craftspeople competing for available spots to show their retrospectives. Right now I am working on an essay that will be published for Ann Roberts retrospective at the Clay & Glass Gallery in Waterloo early in 2012. Our other Ann - Ann Mortimer, I believe, will have a retro soon at the Burlington. Kai Chan, from the fiber world, just celebrated with a 3 venue retrospective in Ontario of his work. You get the idea.