Probably best known for its popular Christmas market, craft seekers have another opportunity to explore and acquire homegrown arts and crafts at the third annual Craft Council of British Columbia and Circle Craft Cooperative Summer Market.
Setting up shop outside next to the Olympic cauldron in Coal Harbour next to the Vancouver Convention Centre July 23-26, visitors to the will have an opportunity to choose from the work of 89 different artisans that have assembled from across British Columbia and beyond. Works on display, and available for purchase, will include everything from clay pottery to fashion accessories and clothing.
“Together with the Craft Council of British Columbia’s long list of talented artisans, this will be an unparalleled summer exhibit experience of exquisite high quality craft direct from the makers,” say organizers.
Here are five artists we think you should not miss:
1. Mikel Grant Jewellery
2. Yapes Paints: Art by April Lacheur
3. Plunger Cove Studio
4. The Old Island Stamp Company
The Craft Council of British Columbia and Circle Craft Cooperative Summer Market runs July 23-26 at Jack Poole Plaza (1055 Canada Place, Vancouver). Visit http://circlecraftmarket.net for more information.