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,

27 Sep 2019

James Gnam

i. I work as a: dancer, choreographer, producer and artistic director of plastic orchid factory, an interdisciplinary performance company.    ii. I do this creative work because: It’s the clearest and most precise way for me to feel, connect, engage and respond to the world around me. Dancing is my

20 Sep 2019

Pat O’Hara

i. I work as an Artist. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s a game of challenge, chance and obsession. I wouldn’t want to do anything else. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Recognizing and taking advantage of mistakes. I problem solve through intense colours

17 Sep 2019

R.J. Palacio

‘I know I’m not an ordinary ten-year-old kid. I mean, sure, I do ordinary things. I eat ice cream. I ride my bike. I play ball. I have an XBox. Stuff like that makes me ordinary. I guess. And I feel ordinary. Inside. But I know ordinary kids don’t make

15 Sep 2019

Trudy Wynans

i. I work as: a full time artist, a jewellery designer for my company TOODLEBUNNY Designs since 2006. ii. I do this creative work because: of the constant need to create.  Inspiration for my work comes from my surroundings and the materials themselves.  I love to incorporate asymmetry, yet somehow