ccbc's artist interview series with libbie burns

ccbc's artist interview series with libbie burns

April: Chi Cheng Lee (fibre artist)

The CCBC’s Artist Interview Series 

April 15, 2024 — craft council bc
ccbc's artist interview series with mallory donen

ccbc's artist interview series with mallory donen

February: Mallory Donen (fibre artist)

The CCBC’s Artist Interview Series is published on the 15th of each month. Our intention is for readers to connect with the incredible artists in our space, consider craft through the lens of an artist and encourage people in their own journey with craft.

February 15, 2024 — craft council bc
ccbc's social enterprise: a summary of essentials

ccbc's social enterprise: a summary of essentials

The Craft Council of BC's social enterprise is an integral part of Granville and the city, plays an important role in culture forming in BC, and carries a variety of types of value. This last post of the series look at several 'essentials' of the social enterprise. 
January 26, 2024 — craft council bc
ccbc's social enterprise + value

ccbc's social enterprise + value

The Craft Council of BC’s (CCBC) social enterprise is a carrier of value, apart from traditional forms of value. In the last article, we talked about the symbiotic and important connection between craft and culture. This article looks at three different ways the social enterprise carries value. 
December 29, 2023 — craft council bc
ccbc’s social enterprise + culture

ccbc’s social enterprise + culture

Humans across borders and languages have engaged with craft to express knowledge, thoughts, truths and ways of life; in essence, culture. A definition of culture is a way of life, especially general customs, values and beliefs of a particular group of people at a particular time. In the last blog post, we looked at some of the mechanics of CCBC’s social enterprise. This blog post looks at some of the roles the social enterprise plays in local and contemporary culture.
November 08, 2023 — craft council bc
ccbc + the social enterprise

ccbc + the social enterprise

The Craft Council of BC (CCBC) is a meeting place, a resource center, part of a movement, an important part of Vancouver’s culture and structurally, is a charitable non-profit in the arts sector. Historically, our organization has had three spaces that we work through: our offices, a social enterprise, and a gallery. Today, the social enterprise takes the form of a consignment shop, located beneath our offices on Granville Island.

October 05, 2023 — craft council bc
sharing craft: why live demonstrations matter

sharing craft: why live demonstrations matter

CCBC member Allan Cusworth spoke to us about his live woodturning demonstration in August and the importance of sharing craft through live demonstrations.
September 05, 2023 — craft council bc
the mid-island woodworkers' guild

the mid-island woodworkers' guild

Cory de Vries writes about the current group highlighted in our featured region program: the Mid-Island Woodworkers' Guild. 
July 01, 2023 — craft council bc
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caring for handcrafted wood

caring for handcrafted wood

A handcrafted wood piece can become a cherished heirloom, as long as it's taken care of properly. Read on to learn about caring for wood items and ensuring they last for generations.
August 15, 2022 — craft council bc
new life in old materials: Jamie Carlson’s incredible upcycled jewellery

new life in old materials: Jamie Carlson’s incredible upcycled jewellery

Shop manager Tom Costie highlights one of our newest consignors, Jamie Carlson of Scandinazn.
July 23, 2022 — craft council bc