the earring show 2021

the earring show 2021

The Earring Show 2021: Virtual Fundraiser

opening event

Thursday, May 6, 2021

on view at ccbc gallery

May 7-15, 2021

displayed online

May 6 - July 30, 2021

Thank you!

A big thanks to everyone who joined our virtual live opening event for The Earring Show 2021, to all the participating artists, and to everyone who contributed to our fundraiser and shopped for amazing earrings this year!

See you in 2022.

CCBC hosted its 8th annual The Earring Show fundraiser packed full of creative talent and over 200 pairs of earrings. This exciting exhibition and sale features contemporary designer-makers producing wearable art in a whole host of mediums. All funds raised from the event go towards CCBC, its programs, and to help promote contemporary crafts to BC and Canada.

This year, the virtual opening of The Earring Show featured contemporary wearable art, a delicious cocktail demo, and style for days!

Interviews and guest presentations from:

  • Sheryl MacKay and Lindsay Wilson
  • Featured Artists: 2021 finalists
  • Stylists Monica Lourdes, and Christina Petry from Red Carpet Ready
  • Mixologist & Bartender Olivia Povarchook from Odd Society Spirits
Congratulations to the 2021 winners:
emerging artist: amanda bergman
Amanda Bergman earned her BFA in Jewelry and Metals from Ball State University in 2014 and an MFA in 3D Design from Bowling Green State University in 2017. Her work has been published internationally in Autor Magazine, exhibited most recently in SCHMUCK/SCHMOCK and Under Fire 2, and showcased in Emerging Artists 2018 at the Ohio Museum of Craft. Bergman served as an assistant curator for the GLOSSY exhibition featuring 25 international contemporary jewelry artists for JCK Las Vegas and NYCJW in 2019, and she continues to exhibit her work while working as a studio jeweler, educator, and gallery manager for Ombra Contemporary Jewelry Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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limited edition: adam russcher
Adam's early metal smithing interests and development started while taking welding and blacksmithing courses in Vancouver and Nelson B.C. His first jewellery classes were with Liz Abbott in Vancouver. He spent his spare time focusing on working with recycled materials found from local metal scrapyards. In 2005 he traveled to Mexico and apprenticed under master silversmiths Antonio and Enrique Lopez. They are a father and son team with a long history of teaching and jewellery making in San Miguel de Allende. 2006 Adam returned to San Miguel de Allende and was accepted into Billy Kings, Sterling Quest School of Silver Jewelry Design And Creation. Several years later Adam returned to Sterling Quest to continue his jewelery studies and learn more advanced techniques. He studied and worked in studio 7 days a week experimenting with combining his silversmithing skills with his new love of flameworking glass. Adam has made handcrafted metal and glass jewelry in Mexico , Brazil , Vancouver and Edmonton.
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one-of-a-kind: marissa saneholtz
Marissa Saneholtz makes narrative based jewelry and objects using humor and sarcasm. She is co-founder of the Smitten Forum, an annual traveling residency program and is currently teaching at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. Saneholtz has been published in several books including Humor in Craft by Brigitte Martin and Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox by Mark Fenn. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally and is in the collections of the Racine Art Museum in Racine, WI, the Enamel Arts Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, and the Mint
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contemporary wearable art

find over 200 pairs of earrings designed by over 90 artists from around the world

sip & shop

learn how to make your own special drink for the earring show 2021 from the creator of the authentic craftini - Olivia Povarchook
craftini recipe

style for days

learn the best tips to style your earrings from the two experts joining us this year: Christina and Monica
Thank you for attending our most popular event of the year!
 
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Thank you to our sponsors, who make The Earring Show possible:
Olivia Povarchook 
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