What’s On


Celebrate summer with us on August 19!

The CCBC Shop has a great promotion to make your summer even better. On August 19, get 20% off all wholesale and consignment items! What’s more is that we will also have demos happening from 10 am – 4 pm just outside the shop, presented by Monica Bennett and Madeleine Chisholm.

Monica Bennett is an accomplished fibre artist,working with handmade felt since 2001, developing a strong foundation of skills in her exploration of felt as a medium. Her work has been displayed at many galleries and juried shows, speaking to her experience as a craft artist. For more on Monica Bennett, please visit her website.

Madeleine Chisholm has amassed a myriad of experience in various mediums as a craft artist, starting with fibre and progressing to jewelry and metalwork. With multiple teaching credits and showcases under her belt, Madeleine has surely proven superior skill as a jewelry artist. To see more of her work, please visit her website.

Erica Leal’s Pop-Up Shop (Aug 19-20)

Be sure to check out Erica Leal’s pop-up shop, open all day on August 19-20. To find out the where the pop-up shop is, come down to the CCBC shop and we can share the secret location with you!
Erica Leal was the winner of the CCBC Earring Show earlier this year, and her various jewelry pieces can attest to such praise. Check out more of her work at her website!

Celebrate Craft Beer 2017 Eventbrite Banner

Save the date!

Where: Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St, Granville Island
When: 7-11 pm February 8th, 2018

Eleanor Hannan: Portrait Lab: a collection of experiments in embroidery and the face

Thursday, August 17, 2017 ― Thursday, September 28, 2017

Portrait Lab is about my eclectic interest in the portrait through process, (allowing to evolve without necessarily crafting-not sure), expression, technique, meaning, facial design and structure, materials, scale and drawing. Yet everything in the show is (in one way or another) embroidery, so that too is an element that makes its contribution to the overall […]

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Hope Forstenzer: Inside/Out: a glass sculptural exploration

Thursday, October 12, 2017 ― Thursday, November 23, 2017

In this exhibition Hope Forstenzer will expand on a theme she has noticed in her sculptures of late: our concept of self versus our physical bodies, and how they are often at odds. We see our moods, beliefs, and our likes and dislikes as “us,” when chemistry often rules how our minds work. If we’re healthy, we’re surprised that eating differently […]

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Events / Opportunities

Sat, Aug 19, 2017 ― Sun, Aug 20, 2017

Opportunity to Sell
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Hackett Park Fair

Sunshine Coast Arts Council presents: 30TH ANNUAL HACKETT PARK ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR August 19th & 20th, 2017 Calling all artisans! Two vendor spots remain for this year’s Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair. Download an application at: http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Hackett-Park-Arts-and-Crafts-Fair-Application-Form-2017.pdf and join in the fun! 1987 marked the first Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair. Set […]

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Saturday, Sep 09, 2017

Learning / Symposia / Residency
Outside BC

ComPeung Artist in Residence

     ComPeung’s residency program is an international invitation to Thailand for artists to work in dialogue with each other. A retreat offered since 2007, ComPeung has hosted over 100 artists. Their aim is to be a vibrant creative platform by developing and expanding into a network of artists and art organizations on local, regional and international levels. […]

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Sat, Aug 19, 2017 ― Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Outside BC

Canadian Craft Biennial 2017

An Ontario debut: The first Canadian Craft Biennial to be held at the Art Gallery of Burlington The Art Gallery of Burlington, in collaboration with Craft Ontario, is organizing the first Canadian Craft Biennial to be held August 19 to October 29, 2017. The biennial will include a national master craft exhibition, an emerging craft […]

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Sat, Feb 27, 2016 ― Thur, Feb 01, 2018

Call for Entry
Outside BC

Call for Entry: make and do Ceramics

Are you a clay artist, gallery, guild, academic institution, or supply shop? Make and do would love to add you to their Canadian Clay directory! The Canadian Clay directory is being built by members of the ceramics community for the ceramics community and its supporters. Make and do is a new initiative to promote ceramic design and […]

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