22 Mar 2019

Arnielle Boado

i. I work as a:  Jewellery designer and owner of Elle and Zeine Designs. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s therapeutic for me, just like spending time in nature…it’s soothing for my soul and I enjoy it! I create whimsical, colourful, and uniquely modern copper jewellery for crystal

20 Mar 2019

Munch at Home

‘I inherited two of mankind’s most frightful enemies—the heritage of consumption and insanity,’  Edvard Munch wrote in his private journal. ‘Illness and madness and death were the black angels that stood at my cradle.’ In 1868, five years after his birth, Munch’s mother died of tuberculosis. His favourite sister –

19 Mar 2019

The Blumenthal Room

18th Century painter Mathias Blumenthal moved to Norway in 1749. You’ll find beautiful examples of this ‘History and Portrait Depicter’s’ work in The Blumenthal Room or the Blumenthalrommet at Kode 3 Museum in Bergen. In 1760, Blumenthal was hired by wealthy businessman and Dutch consul Henrik Jansen Fasmer to adorn his

17 Mar 2019

Nature’s Art @ Science World

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar… Lord Byron leads a chorus of artists who look to nature for direct inspiration and creative space. ‘There are

15 Mar 2019

Kassandra Taylor

i. I work as a: By day, I work as a social media marketer for artisans in the Vancouver community, and by night I am the jewelry designer behind Amara Blue Designs, a company that primarily specializes in personalized jewelry. ii. I do this creative work because: I do this

12 Mar 2019

Michelle Olson

i. I work as a: Choreographer/Performer   ii. I do this creative work because: It is fulfilling and I am excited and happy to always be given the opportunity to express my thoughts/ideas and emotions through performance and dance.   iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:

10 Mar 2019

An Anvil @ Leg-In-Boot

We’re lucky. We get to see an anvil – Maskull Lasserre’s Acoustic Anvil (A Small Weight to Forge The Sea) – when we visit False Creek’s Leg-in-Boot Square. Our predecessors weren’t so lucky. In the late 1800s, visitors to the square, then home to a police station, would have found

08 Mar 2019

Ron McKinlay

i. I work as a I am the Chef de Cuisine of Canoe Restaurant here in Toronto. ii. I do this creative work because: Cooking just makes sense to me. I know it sounds cliché, but it might have something to do with why I was a happy-chubby kid (my

05 Mar 2019

Drew Burnham +

Once again, Drew Burnham’s show is sold out before it has even started. This talented North Vancouver artist, whose meticulous work is collected across the world, has been selling out shows for more than 15 years. Burnham’s current show, Ultramarine, runs from March 9 to the 23rd at the Bau-Xi

03 Mar 2019

Susie Keef Smith + Lula Mae Graves

Talk about fearless. With a six shooter and bags stuffed with cameras, cousins Susie Keef Smith (born 1900) and Lula Mae Graves (born 1908) set off into the California desert to take postcard photographs. Sometimes they rode in their Model T Ford. Other times, they’d hunt for shots by burro