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  Second Annual Earring Show
Saturday June 27th 7-10pm

So who do you know that displays about 1,112 works of craft, actively promotes 114 craft artists, is staffed by 8 volunteers & 3 staff, runs on a shoe string (naturally a beautifully handcrafted one) and is in need of a major renovation to come into the 21st century and realize her full potential??

Why it’s the same place that is offering you a fun filled evening to satisfy your need for one of a kind, incredibility innovative, wild & beautiful, drop dead gorgeous earrings.

At 29 years old, it is Crafthouse!!

As a jewellery artist we invite you to enter your work into the competition to see if our panel of celebrity judges (to be reveled later:)) choose your one-of-kind earring to win first, second or third prize and to be the first jewellery artists to be included in the CCBC Jewellery Collection.

As a lover of earrings we invite you to come and find a new pair of stunning earrings to add to your collection or to give a special someone a piece of art to adorn their ears.

Simply a lover of all things craft? Come enjoy the music, food and wine while supporting Crafthouse get that much needed renovation before the old girl turns 30! A larger exhibition space, hardwood floors, new shelving & layout and yes, new awnings are all in the works – we need to raise $20,000 to match the funds we have already received from the City of Vancouver – to date we have raised $2,133 so only $17,867 to go!!!

The $10 tickets which include 1 free drink ticket will be for sale on our website starting May 8th so be sure to check back with us!

2015 CCBC Earring Show Call For Entry Form

CCBC Events

Wed, Apr 01, 2015 ― Wed, May 06, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Cal for Artists: The Earring Show

Presented by the Craft Council of BC After the huge success of our inaugural show, The Earring Show is back! This time around The Earring Show will be held as a one night only fundraiser on Saturday, May 9th to raise funds for some much-needed renovations to the Crafthouse! We are inviting jewellery artists from […]

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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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Sun, May 03, 2015 ― Tues, Jun 30, 2015

Exhibition
Vancouver Coast & Mts

West Coast Synergies: Fibre + Wood + Metal

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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

Wed, Apr 01, 2015 ― Wed, May 06, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Cal for Artists: The Earring Show

Presented by the Craft Council of BC After the huge success of our inaugural show, The Earring Show is back! This time around The Earring Show will be held as a one night only fundraiser on Saturday, May 9th to raise funds for some much-needed renovations to the Crafthouse! We are inviting jewellery artists from […]

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Sun, Mar 15, 2015 ― Sat, May 09, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

call for aritsts working with the subject matter of “farm animals”

CALL FOR VISUAL ARTISTS – Animal Farm CityScape Community Art Space Exhibition Dates: July 10 – September 5, 2015 The North Vancouver Community Arts Council is seeking artists for a themed exhibition called “Animal Farm,” for CityScape Community Art Space. In Animal Farm, George Orwell identified personalities in each farm animal, from the squealer pig […]

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Thur, Mar 05, 2015 ― Wed, May 13, 2015

Craft Market / Auction
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Harrison Country Craft 2015, call for vendors

The Harrison Festival Society welcomes applications for Harrison Country Craft held on the Labour Day weekend in beautiful Harrison Hot Springs. All items must be hand crafted by the artist. No imported items (or imported items with finishing details added) or kit crafts will be accepted. Only items identified in the application can be sold […]

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Wed, Mar 04, 2015 ― Fri, May 15, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Copper & Fire…call for participants

deadline:May 15, 2015 COPPER & FIRE, Sunday, July 19, 2015 Copper and Fire is Britannia Mine Museum’s premiere summer art event that celebrates its 13th year in 2015. Visual artists will demonstrate, display and sell their work as it relates to the themes of copper, fire, and materials “of the earth”. The event will occur […]

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