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

24 Feb 2019

Kayla Dunbar

i. I work as a: Director • ii. I do this creative work because: Well, I definitely don’t do it for the money! I love it. It’s important, and exciting. • iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: I have a spirit of collaboration, I can communicate

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. 

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,

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

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

27 Jan 2019

Hélène Bourget

i. I work as a custom goldsmith, creating one of a kind, wearable art. ii. I do this creative work because: I have always been interested in artistic pursuits, and even while working retail and in banking, I took evening classes to keep connected to my creative side. I finally

22 Jan 2019

Daria Mikhaylyuk

i. I work as a: Dance artist with Wen Wei Dance, Vision Impure. ii. I do this creative work because: Dance is how I make sense of the world; it pushes me to think of things bigger than life’s daily routines, beyond what is immediate or convenient. It is one of