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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

Tues, Nov 03, 2015 ― Mon, Nov 30, 2015

Vancouver Coast & Mts

Fibre Art Network Presents: Fibrescapes

Fibre Art Network and the Arts Council of Surrey present Fibrescapes, an exhibition of a wide range of artistic styles, experiences, materials, subjects, techniques and perspectives of members’ personal journeys with fibre mediums. When: November 3 – 30, 2015 Artist Reception: Saturday, November 7, 2015, 1-3 PM Where: Newton Cultural Centre (13530 – 72 Ave, […]

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Monday, Nov 30, 2015

Call for Entry
The Islands

The Bonnie McComb Kreye Studio Residency

    The Vancouver Island School of Art (VISA) is working in partnership with Donald Kreye and his daughters, Zoe Kreye and Sarah Marcotte, to establish the Bonnie McComb Kreye Studio Residency. This is the first residency of its kind in Victoria, and VISA is pleased to be part of this exciting new project. The […]

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Thur, Aug 27, 2015 ― Tues, Dec 01, 2015

Awards / Bursaries
The Islands

British Columbia Arts Council: Professional Development Project Assistance

The British Columbia Arts Council’s  Professional Development Project Assistance program assists professional artists and arts administrators 1) to take advantage of opportunities which require travel (up to $2500); or 2) to undertake specific learning activities to advance their practice or career (up to $7500). The program assists those who demonstrate a high degree of critical […]

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Thur, Aug 27, 2015 ― Tues, Dec 01, 2015

Awards / Bursaries
Outside BC

Canada Council for the Arts: Project Grants to Visual Artists

The Canada Council for the Arts’ Project Grants to Visual Artists program supports professional visual artists and collaborations who contribute to contemporary visual arts. Grants (up to $20,000) cover artists’ subsistence costs as well as the direct expenses for a period of independent research, creation, and/or production of artworks for public exhibitions in Canada and […]

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