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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

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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Thur, Jan 01, 2015 ― Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

call for entry : west coast synergies, Fibre, Wood, Metal, Clay

call for participants “West Coast Synergies: fibre + wood + metal + clay” deadline : april 1 The Window at the Roundhouse Vancouver Presented by the Greater Vancouver Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild & Vancouver Metal Arts Association To celebrate 2015 – the Year of Craft as well as the weavers and spinners’ guild’s 80th anniversary, […]

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Thursday, Apr 02, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Free Fabric Workshop Making Produce Bags, Vancouver BC

“towards a better environment”… Thursday, April 02 from 2.30pm to 5.30pm 3rd floor Atrium Gallery Carnegie Community Centre 401 Main Street, Vancouver BC For more information call 604.708.6304, A Chindi Nation Workshop sponsored by the Carnegie Community Centre

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Thur, Jan 22, 2015 ― Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Manufacture: from the hand , Vancouver Metal Arts call for entry

exhibit runs from June 25 – July 27, 2015 Deadline for Photo Submissions – April 10, 2015 vmaaexhibitioncommittee@gmail.com   In celebration of Craft Year 2015, a national festival of events hosted by the Canadian Crafts Federation, The Vancouver Metal Arts Association (VMAA) presents Manufacture: from the hand. Manufacture may be an unexpected title for a […]

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