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

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

20 Oct 2019

Stephanie Keung

i. I work as a Concrete Artist ii. I do this creative work because: I love mixing the raw material into something different. Concrete is so unseen and shaping it has brought out a whole new light on the outlook of concrete. Mind The Minimal has taught me to be patient

20 Oct 2019

Helena Jenkinson

i. I work as a potter, making small batch functional pieces, built by the hand, without the use of machinery.  ii. I do this creative work because: When using my hands to build and form, I feel completely connected to the material. The immersive experience of transferring my energy, passion

18 Oct 2019

Cameron Dougherty

i. I work as a Glassblower, focusing on barware and other sculptural and decorative items for the home ii. I do this creative work because: I find the challenge of working with glass to be extremely rewarding. It is a dance of heat, gravity and centrifugal force, as well as the

13 Oct 2019

Dan Emery

i. I work as a Lighting Product Designer/Maker, manufacturing refined industrial table lamps, sconce and pendant lights in small batches, locally at my studio in East Vancouver. Company name is East Van Light. ii. I do this creative work because: Nothing is more exciting and fulfilling than figuring out how to

11 Oct 2019

Andre Petterson : Balance

i. I am an artist who works with many mediums. Photography, painting, sculpture, installation etc. ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me… all over the place. Working in my studio, driving around – taking pictures or just thinking, sitting in restaurants. iii. The name of my upcoming show is:

08 Oct 2019

Dana Claxton

i. I am a visual artist, photography, film, video, performance, multi-channel installation. ii. On a ‘typical’ day, you’ll find me: in my studio, or in my office, or with the natural world, or with family and friends. iii. The name of my upcoming show is: Tatanka – ( Lakota Sioux

04 Oct 2019

Mr. Herzog’s Neighbourhood

“New, clean, safe and honest neighbourhoods do not give rise to interesting pictures,” the talented Fred Herzog said. “The thing that street photographers hope to discover has to do with the disorderly vitality of the street; the street people on the corners and plazas, in billiard parlours, pubs and stores,