What’s On

Declare yourself a Citizen of Craft!

By creating a profile on the Citizens of Craft  website, individual professional craft 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.


CCBC Events

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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Sat, Sep 12, 2015 ― Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Conference / Seminar
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Infinite Coloured Patterning Techniques: Mokume Gane in Polymer Clays

  Craft Council of BC is pleased to present polymer and mixed media jeweler and sculptor  Tory Hughes   who will be offering a technique workshop for Artists across all disciplines. Tory’s goal for this workshop is to show you how your current aesthetic might be expanded by adding polymer clays to your materials! Workshop: Saturday, […]

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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

Exhibition runs Aug 20th, 2015 – Oct 1st, 2015 Opening: Thursday, Aug 20th, 6-8 pm @ Craft Council of BC 1386 Cartwright Street, Granville Island 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 […]

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Events / Opportunities

Fri, Jul 31, 2015 ― Mon, Aug 03, 2015

Craft Market / Auction
Vancouver Coast & Mts

33rd annual Filberg Festival

33rd annual Filberg Festival Announces Featured Performers… Comox, BC, Celebrate the best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada July 31 to August 3, 2015! The Filberg Festival has always been known for its great entertainment and this year is sure to exceed expectations. New to 2015 is a Friday evening performance featuring Canadian […]

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Mon, Apr 06, 2015 ― Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Awards / Bursaries
Outside BC

2016 NICHE awards now accepting submissions from fine craft artists

Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the NICHE Awards program began in 1989 to celebrate excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine craft. Artists are recognized in both professional and student categories. Nearly 2,000 entries are received each year from professional and student craft artists from across the U.S. and Canada. Each year, a prestigious panel of […]

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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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Thur, Jan 01, 2015 ― Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Call for Entry
Outside BC

call for entry – Fiberart International

Images – Minimum: 2, Maximum: 9 Fiberart International is a benchmark exhibition presenting the best in contemporary fiberart. FI2016, the 22nd edition in an ongoing series of triennial shows, will be juried by Chunghie Lee, Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, and Tali Weinberg. REQUIREMENTS: Entry Fee (Fiberts Guild of Pittsburgh Entry Fee): $40.00 Fiberart International 2016 seeks […]

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