10 May 2020

Painting Their Mums

Happy Mother’s Day to all you amazing Mothers, and to those celebrating their Mums in person, at a distance, or in memorium. ♥ Over centuries, artists have created interesting, intimate paintings of their mothers … . Rembrandt Van Rijn. The Artist’s Mother. 1629 . Alfred Rethel. Porträt der Mutter des

08 May 2020

Karyn Chopik

i. I work as a jewelry designer, and a sculptural artist working primarily in metal, wood and clay. ii. I do this creative work because: I would go crazy otherwise! It is a passion that must be expressed. My creativity thrives in the light but it also lives in the

05 May 2020

Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna’s stunning photography is displayed in MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Toyko, London’s V&A, The Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris .. more than one hundred permanent collections. He’s out in nature with his camera deep into the night or just before dawn. “We have infinite options of how to

03 May 2020

Coyle’s Carton

As you walk or drive your eggs home from the grocery store, aren’t you glad they’re not in a basket? Watch out for the… pot hole. Shoppers of yore didn’t ‘put all their eggs in one basket’ for good reason. It’s thanks to B.C. inventor Joseph L Coyle that our

03 May 2020

Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams

‘Everything I know, see or hear, every part of my life is transformed into dresses,’ Christian Dior said in 1957. ‘They are my daydreams, but they have passed from dreamland into the world of everyday items to wear.’ In 2019, when the Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams exhibit came to London’s Victoria

01 May 2020

Ballet BC

With Artistic Director Emily Molnar at its helm since 2009, Ballet BC has been daring in its repertoire, broad in its reach, and international in its impact. Under Molnar, Ballet BC has created more than 45 new contemporary ballet works with renowned choreographers such as Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar,

28 Apr 2020

Ben Skinner

i. I work as an Artist and Visual Display Art Director/Designer. ii. I do this creative work because: I have a natural drive to make things and put them out into the world. The art director job pays the bills and is a fun and challenging creative outlet for me. iii.

26 Apr 2020

@ Home With The Kanneh-Masons

Some of you might have been lucky enough to hear gifted siblings cellist Sheku and pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason perform at the Vancouver Recital Society Orpheum concert last December. 23 year old Isata was scheduled to perform the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 at the Royal Albert Hall on April 18th

26 Apr 2020

Colouring Their Art

Artists continue to bring beauty and richness to our lives under lockdown. We listen, we watch, we read, we build, and now we can de-stress by colouring within their creations. In 2016, The New York Academy of Medicine created #ColourourCollections, inspiring other libraries, museums, and cultural institutions to transform their

24 Apr 2020

The Great Canadian Baking Show

As the real news plays through like a horror movie, some of us are looking for lighter, happier fare in our leisure viewing. Cue: The Great Canadian Baking Show. Now canvassing for amateur Canadian bakers for its Season 4, The Great Canadian Baking Show has maintained many of the core