17 Nov 2019

Ulla Clark

i. I work as a: Screenprinter and graphic/product designer. . ii. I do this creative work because:  I enjoy working with my hands and being able to live and work on my own terms while also expressing my creativity in what I do. . iii. Personal qualities that help me in

15 Nov 2019

Eastside Culture Crawl

To get a real peek into the heart of Vancouver’s artist community, visit the Eastside Culture Crawl event this weekend. It’s a massive undertaking with 493 artists showing and selling their work over 4 days and 80 buildings, including 1000 Parker Street. ‘The largest of its kind in Canada,’ writes

15 Nov 2019

The Statues Of Rome

‘As in Rome there is,’ Goethe wrote in his Prose Maxims, ‘apart from the Romans, a population of statues, so apart from this real world there is a world of illusion, almost more potent, in which most men live.’ . .    

12 Nov 2019

Deep, Dark Chocolate Fudge

It’s Holiday Craft Fair season, and one of our favourites – Christmas at Hycroft in the gorgeously decorated Macrae mansion – is on this weekend, from Thursday, November 14th to Sunday, the 17th. After winding upstairs and downstairs through the manse, admiring all of the artisanal creations, be sure to

10 Nov 2019

The Last SFM

i. I am Frances Dickinson: a textiles designer specializing in felt and dyeing. ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me: Ideally, going for a run, perfecting my garden, heading to the studio to get my hands on some fabrics and playing with colour. iii. The name of our upcoming show

08 Nov 2019

Dina Lu

i. I work as a Calligraphy Workshop Instructor (for the public and for corporate team-building events). ii. I do this creative work because: I love spreading the joy of calligraphy to other people and helping them make special gifts and cards for their loved ones. I also love the idea

05 Nov 2019

Cindy Sherman

In photos dating back to the 1970’s, world-renowned artist Cindy Sherman has been transforming herself  into characters – aging society ladies to sentient cut-out dolls, Renaissance muses to 1920s flappers, fairy tale victims to villains.  “I wish I could treat every day as Halloween,” Sherman says, “and get dressed up

03 Nov 2019

Talking To Butterflies

As things move and change around Robson Street – this old store out, this new store in – it’s grounding to see this curious child and butterfly so immersed in each other. ‘Are you sure you want to delete this?’ is the work of prolific, talented Vancouver artist, I♥. “I

01 Nov 2019

Sabina Majkrzak

i. I work as a: owner, creator at GreenBean Reloved. I’m also a nurse (RN). ii. I do this creative work because: GreenBean is my creative outlet. I always used to make or alter clothing. Working in the hospital can be at times stressful.  This is often a break from the

29 Oct 2019

Montréal Aura

“When you step into the Basilica, you’re really touched by its splendour, its soaring architecture,” says Tarik Mikou. Mikou, Creative Director of Moment Factory – a Montréal-based studio that creates immersive, multi-media experiences – describes his initial impressions of the stunning Notre-Dame de Montréal, whose exterior was designed by architect,