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sue gordon

sue gordon talks about her fascination with the weather and inspiration for the exhibition quiet places.

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artist interviews

meet amy gogarty

in conjunction with her CCBC gallery show, Amy Gogarty tells us about her journey as an artist and her love for ceramics.

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artist interviews

an exhibition from afar

Jenny Judge tells us about the experience and challenges of participating in the Korean International Ceramic Biennale during the Pandemic.

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artist interviews

meet monique huynh

in conjunction with her CCBC gallery show, we asked artist Monique Huynh to share with us a bit about herself, her inspiration, her audience and her other projects.

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2022 exhibitions

all consuming

All Consuming raises issues of consumption, waste, and the global circulation of consumer goods.
Amy Gogarty
june 16 – august 4, 2022

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5 SEO Tips for Craft Artists for 2022

Changes in the business environment have fostered and accelerated digital marketing and pushed small businesses, including craft artists and studios, to adopt digital marketing for their companies.

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new member Mark Qualizza

Our new member Mark Qualizza tells us about he he went from journeyman stucco plasterer to designer, intrigued by the complexities of woodworking. Mark finds pleasure in curves and elegance of wood and his commitment to form and function presents itself in his exceptional designs. 

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ccbc gallery

review: fruits of my labour

In his review of Louise Perrone’s Fruits of my Labour, Critical and Curatorial Studies MA student Nathan Clark reflects on the seductive and consumable nature of Perrone’s works.

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around the council

pots that transform?

Archival summer student Tatiana Povoroznyuk reflects on the historic relationship between 60s and 70s counterculture and ceramics in BC, asking why these histories should be preserved and what a “pot that transforms” means in 2021.

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artist interviews

meet Louise Perrone

In conjunction with her CCBC gallery show, we asked artist Louise Perrone to share with us a bit about herself, her inspiration, her audience and her other projects

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around the council

a rant about signatures

Over the course of summer 2021, CCBC hired a student to archive hundreds of prints that have accumulated over three decades at New Leaf Editions. Through the raffling of prints, summer student Jane Schiedel came to recognize a serious issue. 

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