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CCBC Events

Sunday, Mar 15, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Resistance Movement – a workshop with Fiona Duthie

In this feltmaking workshop we’ll create shell like sculptures exploring the use of resists in making three dimensional forms. Methods for constructing structural but fine felt will be covered. Following in the theme of the full(filled) exhibition pieces (opening Feb 5th @ Craft Council of BC Gallery), we’ll also discuss the use of tactile metaphors and the […]

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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

CCBC Event
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Meet Your Maker!

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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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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Fiona Duthie: Full(Filled)

Friday, February 06, 2015 ― Thursday, March 19, 2015

Full/Filled is an exploration of resistance and fulfillment; the barriers  we conceive or construct that stand in the path of our personal fulfillment. In feltmaking, we design our work understanding that it will shrink by up to 50% during the fulling process. This means we begin our work at a large scale, and then manipulate […]

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Amanda McCavour: Testing, Testing 1,2,3

Thursday, March 26, 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.

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Events / Opportunities

Thur, Jan 01, 2015 ― Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Call for Entry
Outside BC

Harbourfront Centre Craft & Design: Artist in Residence Program

Craft & Design at Harbourfront Centre is a unique Canadian institution that assists recent graduates to establish professional careers in Textiles, Glass, Design, Ceramics, and Metal/Jewellery. The Craft & Design Studio is the only post-graduate national training facility for craftspeople, recognized by Canadian Heritage. Craft & Design offers Residencies in five disciplines: · Ceramics · […]

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Sunday, Mar 15, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Resistance Movement – a workshop with Fiona Duthie

In this feltmaking workshop we’ll create shell like sculptures exploring the use of resists in making three dimensional forms. Methods for constructing structural but fine felt will be covered. Following in the theme of the full(filled) exhibition pieces (opening Feb 5th @ Craft Council of BC Gallery), we’ll also discuss the use of tactile metaphors and the […]

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Sat, Mar 14, 2015 ― Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Outside BC

Crafting Sustainablity, two day conference in Toronto, ONT

Crafting Sustainability Conference Saturday, March 14 – Sunday, March 15, 2015 OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto Crafting Sustainability is a two-day conference that brings together makers, researchers, educators, and students to interrogate the pairing of craft and sustainable practice. Co-organized by Craft Ontario and the Material Art and Design Department (MAAD) at OCAD University, […]

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Tues, Jan 20, 2015 ― Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Exhibition
Vancouver Coast & Mts

North Vancouver Community Arts Council presents Ying-Yueh Chang

Ying-Yueh Chang is originally from Taiwan and has lived in Canada since 1990. Her work has a strong focus on hybridized materials influenced by her hybrid existence living between two cultures. The Flower Series focuses on bridging two major craft media, clay and textile. This body of work was inspired by visits to fabric stores […]

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