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CCBC Events

Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Experimental Layers: Using Stitch & Collage to Create Dynamic Surfaces for Embroidery

Craft Council of BC is proud to introduce fibre artist Amanda McCavour who will be offering a technique workshop to accompany the opening of her exhibition Testing, Testing 1,2,3 at the Craft Council BC Gallery. This workshop will focus on constructing dynamic, textured, mixed media surfaces through the use of machine and hand embroidery. With the use of […]

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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

CCBC Event
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Meet Your Makers!

Celebrate Craft Year at BPL! Join three acclaimed Burnaby craftspeople for an evening of inspired conversation about craft. Meet a ceramic sculptor, a jeweler and a computeraided tapestry weaver and hear them talk about their ideas and processes. Then, let us introduce you to the fabulous resources the Library offers creative people. Free, but space is limited. Register […]

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Mon, Mar 09, 2015 ― Fri, May 15, 2015

Awards / Bursaries
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Hilde Gerson Award

Established by the Craft Council of BC in honour of Hilde Gerson, who was a long time employee of CCBC, textile artist and an enthusiastic craft supporter, this new prize will be awarded biannually to a craftsperson who has demonstrated excellence, innovation and leadership in the BC craft community. In 1998, the family of Hilde […]

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Tues, Feb 24, 2015 ― Mon, Jun 01, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Textile Intersections – Sustainability and Technology Conference Call for Proposals

Textile Intersections – Sustainability and Technology  When:           September 26 and 27, 2015 Where:         Granville Island Hotel, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC The Canadian Craft Federation has designated 2015 as the Year of the Craft.  We want to celebrate it with all BC and Yukon textile artists and crafters. Looking to the land, re-using materials and […]

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Thur, Jul 23, 2015 ― Sun, Jul 26, 2015

Craft Market / Auction
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Vancouver Summer Market

Vancouver Summer Market Craft Council of British Columbia and Circle Craft are pleased to announce their third annual outdoor summer market. We are currently seeking talented craft artists to participate in this local Vancouver show that will take place this summer at the Jack Poole Plaza located just west of the Vancouver Convention Centre (by […]

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Mon, Mar 09, 2015 ― Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Awards / Bursaries
The Islands

Filberg Festival Professional Development Bursary

Through generous annual donations from the Filberg Festival, the Craft Council of BC is able to provide a bi-annual bursary for a craft artist to pursue a professional development activity that supports the growth of their limited or unlimited production line. The professional development can apply to either the business or artistic aspects of your […]

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Amanda McCavour: Testing, Testing 1,2,3

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 ― Thursday, May 07, 2015

This process based installation is a result of play, mistakes, patterns and colours manifested while exploring ideas of around growth and natural vs artificial – incorporating thread-based pieces reflecting small imagined ecosystems with those that have their own internal logic. This exhibition is sponsored in part by the Ontario Arts Council. We would like to thank Globalme for […]

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Jane Kidd: Curious

Thursday, May 14, 2015 ― Thursday, June 25, 2015

Inspired by ‘Cabinets of Curiosity’ and Natural history museums, this work explores the relationships/contradictions between art and science, imagination and knowledge, decoration and display. Kidd experiments with varying weaving techniques used for graphic images and displays tapestries as museum specimens.

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Events / Opportunities

Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Experimental Layers: Using Stitch & Collage to Create Dynamic Surfaces for Embroidery

Craft Council of BC is proud to introduce fibre artist Amanda McCavour who will be offering a technique workshop to accompany the opening of her exhibition Testing, Testing 1,2,3 at the Craft Council BC Gallery. This workshop will focus on constructing dynamic, textured, mixed media surfaces through the use of machine and hand embroidery. With the use of […]

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Sun, Mar 15, 2015 ― Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Call for Artists, Pop up Gallery at Capilano Mall

call for 2-D/ 3-D artists May is Art Month, Pop Up Gallery at Capilano Mall deadline: march 29 The North Vancouver Community Arts Council is seeking 2D & 3D artists for their annual art exhibition at Capilano Mall as part of May is Art Month. This exhibition provides an opportunity for artists working in 2D […]

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Tues, Mar 10, 2015 ― Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Volunteer Opportunity eartHand Gleaners Society seeks a new board member….

The eartHand Gleaners Society is inviting applications for a position on their Board of Directors. This non-profit, Vancouver-based society is an arts-based organization that fosters ecological diversity and community. The focus is on programming primarily in the neighbourhoods of Strathcona, Downtown Eastside and Mount Pleasant. Briefly, their intention is to: Develop environmental education by fostering […]

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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

CCBC Event
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Meet Your Makers!

Celebrate Craft Year at BPL! Join three acclaimed Burnaby craftspeople for an evening of inspired conversation about craft. Meet a ceramic sculptor, a jeweler and a computeraided tapestry weaver and hear them talk about their ideas and processes. Then, let us introduce you to the fabulous resources the Library offers creative people. Free, but space is limited. Register […]

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