22 Feb 2019

Milstein In Toronto

Talented Photographer Jeffrey Milstein – whom we profiled in December – is mounting a show at the Bau-Xi Toronto from March 9th to 23rd. Entitled AERIALS and shot from a helicopter, the exhibit will include photographs of transport vehicles and iconic sites like Versailles, Times Square, the Empire State Building and the

19 Feb 2019

Monica Emme

i. I work as a: Props and puppet Builder and general maker for theatre.  Currently working on Carousel Theatre for Young People’s Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are In a Play”. ii. I do this creative work because:  If this were not my work, I would be making and creating anyway. 

17 Feb 2019

Echoes

As you walk along the Kits Beach path, you might stop to rest on one of a series of stainless steel chairs set out at different angles, some facing the view. When the sunlight – yes, sun! It happens. – is working its way towards the words engraved into the

15 Feb 2019

Deedee Bak

i. I work as a(n: The old saying: ‘If you find your passion, you will never have to work a day in your life.’ I don’t work, but I do play at running the factory, pattern making, grading, overseeing production, assisting our private label customers with development and production. To top that

12 Feb 2019

Jesse Gray

i. I work as an: Artist-type person who sometimes works in/with jewellery. ii. I do this creative work because: Working through ideas with my hands keeps me (mostly) from falling into despair about the state of the environment and the political climate. Though there is an ecological/political impulse in my work,

10 Feb 2019

London Museums ’19

And on to London where the museum offerings for the year are ever exciting. Here’s a peek at a few exhibits that have caught our fancy. Soralla @ The National Gallery “I hate darkness,” said Spanish Impressionist painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida. “Claude Monet once said that painting in general

08 Feb 2019

The Christ Church Cathedral Organ

Every year, tens of thousands of visitors, parishioners and concert-goers walk down Burrard to Vancouver’s oldest surviving church: Christ Church Cathedral, opened in 1889. As you walk into this beautiful Gothic building, you’ll note the regal pipes behind and in front of you. They belong to a Kenneth Jones Tracker

05 Feb 2019

Kate Pierre

i. I work as a fashion designer / storyteller / product developer. ii. I do this creative work because: Curiosity. Connection . Community. I am curious about people, about their stories, about their identities. I want to know how we think, how we are all different, but yet we are all

03 Feb 2019

Apple Rosemary Loaf

With its bold fragrance, hearty growth and ancient roots, it’s no wonder that rosemary is the subject  of so many superstitions. ‘At weddings,’ Mrs. M. Grieves wrote in A Modern Herbal, ‘it was entwined in the wreath worn by the bride, being first dipped into scented water. Anne of Cleves,

01 Feb 2019

Janna Watson

i. I work as an Abstract painter & textile designer ii. I do this creative work because:  Loaded question!  I work in an abstract manner because that is how my brain works. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:  Motivation and commitment! Motivation helps on days when I