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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

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, May 14, 2015 ― Thur, Jun 25, 2015

Exhibition
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Curious: an exhibition opening and artist talk by Jane Kidd

Exhibition runs May 14th – June 25th, 2015 Through the ancient and labour-intensive technology of tapestry, Jane Kidd creates contemporary objects, communicating her deep engagement with the natural world and our constantly renegotiated relationship to it. In this series of recent works, she focuses on issues relating to genetic modification.      Opening: Thursday, May […]

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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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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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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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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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Events / Opportunities

Sat, Mar 14, 2015 ― Sun, May 31, 2015

Awards / Bursaries
Vancouver Coast & Mts

the Salt Spring National Art Prize

To recognize, showcase and publicize the accomplishments of Canadian visual art, Salt Spring Island is establishing one of the few national, juried competitions in the country. The intent of the Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity, resulting in significant work with a real […]

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Mon, Mar 30, 2015 ― Sun, May 31, 2015

Craft Market / Auction
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Woman’s Winter Faire

For the past 21 years, the Women’s Winter Faire has been a highly anticipated event: over 50 booths of creative, funky, beautiful, ecologically-sound and diverse items just waiting for you to give them a new home.Loyal shoppers return to this popular event confident that they will find hand crafted items that delight the recipient and […]

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Wed, May 20, 2015 ― Sun, May 31, 2015

Exhibition
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Address – An Assembly of Fine Furniture and Home Accessories

Featuring 16 Vancouver based designer/makers who are setting trends. Save the date for the ADDRESS exclusive launch party YOU’RE INVITED May 21st // 6 to 10pm featuring Vancouver Urban Winery Odd Society Spirits Red Truck Beer Kate Duncan is proud to present ADDRESS // an assembly of fine furniture and home accessories…. Vancouver is home […]

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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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