Happenings in Craft

Events / Opportunities

Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair Call for Entry

Don’t miss the 30th Annual Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair in Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast Saturday, August 19th & Sunday, August 20th This popular Fair attracts upwards of 6,000 visitors over the 2 day event set in Hackett Park and on the same weekend as the ever popular Festival of the Written Arts. […]

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Wed, Mar 08, 2017 ― Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Call for Entry
Outside BC

Dalhousie University Ceremonial Mace: Re-­‐Think / Re-­‐Vision 2018

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Dalhousie University seeks to re-­‐vision the University Mace, a ceremonial staff of office that is traditionally carried to lead the procession of students and faculty into and out of induction and convocation ceremonies. Dalhousie is looking to commission the design and fabrication of a new ceremonial object that better reflects the University’s […]

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Sat, Mar 11, 2017 ― Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Exhibition
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Clay 2017 Fraser Valley Potters Guild

This will be the second time we have hosted the annual juried show of the Fraser Valley Potters Guild. This group exhibition always offers examples of exceptional variety and skill. Sculpture, tile work, functional and wearable pieces are all possibilities with these accomplished potters. Image Credit: Chrysanthemum on Chrysanthemum bowl, Ceramic, Ying-Yueh Chuang

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Sun, Mar 26, 2017 ― Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Learning / Symposia / Residency
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Introduction to Pottery

Get dirty with this hands-on clay workshop for those who would like to learn the fundamentals of sound functional pottery! Small class size means plenty of individual attention as you are guided in the development of your skills! All materials, tools, and firings included. (No class Easter weekend) $240 all inclusive

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Sun, Mar 26, 2017 ― Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Learning / Symposia / Residency
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Intermediate Pottery

Focus on personal style and technical knowledge with this in-depth workshop. For those with basic pottery experience who would like to learn more. Develop your skills as a maker, gain experience mixing & applying glazes and programming a digital kiln. All materials tools and firings included. (No class Easter weekend) $178 all inclusive

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Sun, Mar 26, 2017 ― Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Learning / Symposia / Residency
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Clay Creative

  This class covers the fundamentals of functional pottery as well as providing an opportunity to explore surface decoration and an introduction to sculpture. No previous clay experience is necessary, just a desire to be creative! (No class Easter weekend) $178 all inclusive

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Fri, Apr 21, 2017 ― Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Craft Market
Vancouver Coast & Mts

make it! – craft market

Make It is allset to rock Western Canada this spring! We’ll be in Edmonton next week (March 24-26 at Expo Centre, Northlands); we’re super excited to be coming back to Calgary in early April (April 7-9 in the Big Four at Stampede Park); and we’ll round off the season in Vancouver (April 21-23 at the […]

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Wed, Mar 08, 2017 ― Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Call for Entry
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Public Art Call for Entry

Vancity Credit Union has launched their first 2017 public call to artists for the Marpole community branch in Vancouver. This call is open to artists and artist teams living or working in Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. The selected artist or artist team will be awarded $7,000 as well as a supplemental materials budget […]

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Thur, Apr 27, 2017 ― Sun, Apr 30, 2017

Learning / Symposia / Residency
The Islands

The Wave Forward Conference: New Fundamentals for Arts and Culture Leaders

ArtsBC conference focus is to retreat and renew on the breathtaking Pacific Rim. We’ve designed a 3-day retreat to provide you with opportunities for peer-sharing and learning, from new fundamentals workshops to master classes for cultural leadership. The Wave Forward Conference offers many learning streams to invite collaboration and engagement with your community.

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Sun, May 21, 2017 ― Sun, Jun 11, 2017

Learning / Symposia / Residency
Vancouver Coast & Mts

Introduction to Pottery

Learn the fundamentals of sound functional pottery with this in-depth workshop! As well as learning a strong foundation for making pots, you will get an overview of the history of this amazing technology and how it has shaped cultures around the world. Small class size means plenty of individual attention as you are guided in […]

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Saturday, Sep 09, 2017

Learning / Symposia / Residency
Outside BC

ComPeung Artist in Residence

     ComPeung’s residency program is an international invitation to Thailand for artists to work in dialogue with each other. A retreat offered since 2007, ComPeung has hosted over 100 artists. Their aim is to be a vibrant creative platform by developing and expanding into a network of artists and art organizations on local, regional and international levels. […]

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Sat, Aug 19, 2017 ― Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Exhibition
Outside BC

Canadian Craft Biennial 2017

An Ontario debut: The first Canadian Craft Biennial to be held at the Art Gallery of Burlington The Art Gallery of Burlington, in collaboration with Craft Ontario, is organizing the first Canadian Craft Biennial to be held August 19 to October 29, 2017. The biennial will include a national master craft exhibition, an emerging craft […]

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Sat, Feb 27, 2016 ― Thur, Feb 01, 2018

Call for Entry
Outside BC

Call for Entry: make and do Ceramics

Are you a clay artist, gallery, guild, academic institution, or supply shop? Make and do would love to add you to their Canadian Clay directory! The Canadian Clay directory is being built by members of the ceramics community for the ceramics community and its supporters. Make and do is a new initiative to promote ceramic design and […]

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