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CCBC Events

Thur, Jul 23, 2015 ― Sun, Jul 26, 2015

Craft Market / Auction
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Vancouver Summer Market

Vancouver Summer Market Craft Council of BC and Circle Craft are pleased to announce their third annual Summer Craft Market! July 23-26 2015. Join us at Jack Poole Plaza (next to the Olympic Cauldron) where 80+ artisans from throughout BC will be showcasing their handmade work – ranging from wood, glass, jewellery, leather, fine art, […]

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Tues, May 19, 2015 ― Thur, Jul 30, 2015

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Botanically Inspired – Call for Entry

Botanically Inspired Exhibition – October 2015 Submission Deadline: July 30th, 2015 In celebration of Craft Year 2015, CCBC is partnering with the VanDusen Botanical Garden Association to present a mixed media exhibition of works inspired by the garden. The exhibition will be mounted in the Discovery Room at VanDusen for the month of October this year. In […]

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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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Charmian Nimmo: Still Life

Thursday, July 02, 2015 ― Thursday, August 13, 2015

I love mixing and matching found objects with things of my own making. This foray into non-functional, small scale sculptural work is the result of my love of animals….and my habit of collecting and saving things that would otherwise often be thrown away. Many wild animals have now become urban and live in the cities […]

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Shannon Butler : Buffalo Rose

Thursday, August 20, 2015 ― Thursday, October 01, 2015

A deep respect for all things nostalgic, weathered, rusted, vintage, and her rural northern upbringing, informs Butler’s clay sculptural and function work. This work explores the contradiction and juxtaposition inherent in the creation of a more authentic type of beauty.

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Events / Opportunities

Tues, Jun 23, 2015 ― Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Awards / Bursaries

BC Creative Achievement Award, call for entries extended to July 13th 2015

The awards honour British Columbians who excel in art and design with a practical function. If you are a jeweller, furniture maker, industrial designer, ceramicist, fashion designer, glass maker, to mention a few, consider taking a moment to enter these provincial awards. Each recipient is celebrated throughout the Province, awarded a $2,500 prize and the […]

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Mon, Jun 08, 2015 ― Fri, Jul 17, 2015

Call for Entry
Outside BC

International Call to Furniture Designers, FORMABILIO Launches DCHAIR

Opening today is Dchair , 48th contest – for designers from all over the world – launched by Formabilio, the Italian brand for furniture, lamps and home accessories. Formabilio is commited to a crowdsourced  eco-friendly Design and promotes projects of talented designers through contests online. ……Chairs, chairs, chairs! Together a blessing and curse for any designer, the chair is, more than any other, […]

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Sat, Jul 18, 2015 ― Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Introduction to Goblet Making

Instructor: Jeff Burnette Course Fee: $465 + GST In this course, you will learn how to make goblets using a practical approach to stems and feet. You will learn how to blow optic molded cups, attach and pull out solid stems, and make a goblet feet using a footing tool. Learn the tricks and techniques […]

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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 BC and Circle Craft are pleased to announce their third annual Summer Craft Market! July 23-26 2015. Join us at Jack Poole Plaza (next to the Olympic Cauldron) where 80+ artisans from throughout BC will be showcasing their handmade work – ranging from wood, glass, jewellery, leather, fine art, […]

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