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"Upstate (detail)" (2019)

by Sylvie Alusitz


 About Us 


The Vancouver Metal Arts Association (VMAA) is an artist-run nonprofit society that promotes workshops, social events, artist lectures, and exhibitions for the art jewellery and metalsmith communities in Vancouver, BC. We are committed to connecting our membership with opportunities and benefits that support their personal jewellery and metalwork practices.

"ENVY Series: Brooch #1" (2019)

by Julie Bégin 

Hand-charred wood, sterling silver, stainless steel

"Crust" (2019)

by Ben Cooke-Akaiwa

Found steel, steel, 18k gold, 14k gold, sterling silver


Are you passionate about metal and jewellery arts? Are you interested in adding arts nonprofit volunteer experience to your CV? Don't be shy! We'd love to hear from you.


Members and non-members are eligible to run for board and committee positions.  If a nominee is not a current VMAA member, they will be required to become a member if elected.


VMAA is governed by the BC Societies Act. Our Board of Directors is comprised of local jewellery artists and metalsmiths who commit time and attention to guiding the strategic and artistic vision of VMAA as a producer of contepmorary metal arts and jewellery exhibitions.

"Technofuture: Satellite Clip" (2018)

by Lena Binnington

sterling silver, 18k yellow gold plating, colourless cubic zirconia

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