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Art of Craft Lecture Series: Reclamation

Bridget Catchpole

Kaarina Talvila


When: November 17, 2015, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Where: Carousel Theater, Studio C (1411 Cartwright Street, Granville Island)

Admission: by donation!

Craft Council of BC is hosting a lecture this fall to celebrate Craft Year 2015. These lectures feature craft artists discussing how their work has been inspired by the shapes, the ethos and/or the products of the botanical world.

This lecture’s artists: Bridget Catchpole, Kaarina Talvila and ReVision: The Art of Recycling.

Visit our event page to learn more about the lecture series and the artists.

Declare yourself a Citizen of Craft!

By creating a profile on the Citizens of Craft  website, individual professional craf artists, as well as galleries, guilds and other organizations dedicated to craft, will be part of a mass online showcase of Canadian craft.

The site goes live in September, so go to www.citizensofcraft.ca/create-profile  to get started now!

Click  here  for application instructions.


Rachel Gourley: Contained

Thursday, November 19, 2015 ― Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Bringing her incongruously coloured ‘Doodles’ of polymer and wire in from the natural settings they were first exhibited in, Gourley displays them in varying containers, exploring how the Doodles might be contorted, escape or may need to avoid containment.

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There is currently no upcoming exhibition scheduled. Check back later to see when the next exhibition will be happening.

Events / Opportunities

Thursday, Nov 26, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Textile Conservation Workshop

The Richmond Museum presents an opportunity for museum professionals, students, textile artists  and enthusiasts to learn about the care, preservation and restoration  of textiles through hands-on activities and demonstrations from  Conservator Rebecca Pavitt of Fine Art Conservation. Rebecca Pavitt has worked in textile conservation since 1988. She  has an MA in Art Conservation and is […]

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Thursday, Nov 26, 2015

Craft Market / Auction
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Art Studios Winter Sale & Silent Auction

Vancouver Coastal Health‘s Art Studios program uses art to provide mental health and psychosocial rehabilitation/recovery to people with a diagnosed mental health illness. The program mandate is to create an art community to help people with mental health issues explore and develop individual talents and interests in a safe, respectful, accepting environment. Art Studios is […]

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Mon, Nov 02, 2015 ― Thur, Nov 26, 2015

Thompson Okanagan

Lumière Lantern Festival (+ workshops!)

The  Lumière Lantern Festival in Kamloops is a magical experience. Build your own handmade lantern at one of the November workshops, then join in the parade on November 26 at 6:30 PM, winding up with special performances and the Downtown Kamloops Lights in the Night celebrations. Kamloops Makerspace Workshops (age 18+) For building light installations […]

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Saturday, Nov 28, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Copyright Workshop with Artists’ Legal Outreach

The Artists’ Legal Outreach is  a group of volunteer lawyers and law students committed to working with artists and arts organizations. They  offer resources, workshops and clinics  where artists across BC can meet confidentially with an experienced lawyer. This fall they are offering a  workshop on copyright for artists: When: Saturday, November 28, 2015, 10 AM […]

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