“Where will we be in 3 years?”

by Joanne Nakonechny on December 12, 2014

The report of the survey feedback is under construction (stay tuned). In the meantime, notes of the autumn meeting are posted here for your review and feedback.  Please continue to forward your thoughts to Susan Heming (susie@budsy.com), or any of the Directors.  Thank you.

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2015 Year of Craft Call for Submission/Entry Form

December 6, 2014

To celebrate 2015 – the Year of Craft artisans working in fibre, metal, wood and clay are encouraged to explore synergies across various artistic practices and create collaborative projects. The results of these collaborations will be exhibited at various locations during 2015.  Submissions are being sought for an exhibition at the Roundhouse in Vancouver during May […]

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Vancouver Island Retreat, March 27-29, 2015

December 6, 2014

The pre-retreat workshop (March 25-26) for the Powell River 2015 Retreat has been changed. Mary Berent will not be able to teach due to illness. Rosalie Neilson has agreed to teach the pre-retreat workshop ‘It’s in the Warp: Colour and Design in Warp-faced Rep‘ and give the keynote address.

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Daryl Lancaster Workshop, April 24-26, 2015

December 6, 2014

Registration is now open for Daryl’s workshop on Garment Construction and Finishing.  The fee is $260.00 and the dates are April 24-26, 2015.  Please send a cheque payable to GVWSG to Susan Irwin at 231 Queen’s Avenue, New Westminster, BC V3L 1J7 or bring your cheque to the December meeting.  

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Handbook Review by December 15, 2014

December 6, 2014

All  Guild members are encouraged to review the draft Handbook of job descriptions and submit comments, suggestions, and corrections. Please submit any comments by January 15 to susan.irwin@shaw.ca.  Thank you for taking the time to help with the development of this useful resource.

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Richmond Guild Sale, November 28-30, 2014

November 23, 2014

The Richmond Weavers and Spinners Guild would like to invite you to their annual Winter Sale, held in partnership with the Richmond Pottery Club at the Richmond Arts & Culture Center, 180-7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond Friday 28th November 1pm-9pm Saturday 29th November 10am-4pm Sunday 30th November 10am-4pm

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Whonnock Guild Sale, November 30, 2014

November 23, 2014
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Call for Entry: Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation, 2015

November 23, 2014

FibreEssence and the Vancouver Guild of Fibre Arts are pleased to co-sponsor the seventh exhibition based on a cherry blossom theme. This has become an annual spring celebration in conjunction with the City of Vancouver’s Cherry Blossom Festival. The exhibition will once again be held at the beautiful Silk Purse Gallery in West Vancouver. Works […]

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Alaska Cruise – GVWSG 80th Anniversary 2015

November 23, 2014

Come and celebrate 80 years of our Guild on a 7 day Alaskan cruise. We have 16 cabins reserved on Holland America’s Noordam. An exclusive meeting room will be provided for spinning, weaving & fabric related events. We will be able to leave our equipment in this locked room over-night. Prices are in Cdn dollars […]

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November 20, 2014 GVWSG Program Speakers

November 17, 2014

November 20th – EVENING: 7:30pm, Aberthau Community Centre What we learned working with Summer and Winter!! Last fall, a number of GVWSG member’s attended Mary Bentley’s excellent “Summer and Winter” workshop. Upon returning to Vancouver, this group decided to meet on a regular basis to further explore this structure. We would like to share some […]

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