13 Sep 2019

Acacia Cresswell

i. I work as Designer and manager of Serenity West with my mother, and business partner, Sandra McIntyre. We both wear many hats in the business, sharing the creative and business aspects. ii. I do this creative work because: I want to create and promote beautiful, sustainable pieces locally. It’s important to me

06 Sep 2019

Sandra McIntyre

i. I work as the founder and designer of Serenity West clothing and home décor with my daughter and partner, Acacia Cresswell. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s a passion. I have always been interested in design of every kind. More recently I have been totally engaged in the

03 Sep 2019

Marie Khouri

i. I work as a Sculptor. . ii. I do this creative work because: I do it the way I breathe…I discovered sculpture later in my life and it has become a need to express.  . iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: I am very dedicated,

27 Aug 2019

Barbara Cole

i. I work as an emotional conduit. ii. I do this creative work because: This is how I express myself best. Creating art has changed my life and has allowed me to open up in ways I didn’t know possible. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:

13 Aug 2019

Maria Roth

i. I work as a: textile artist and designer ii. I do this creative work because: I love wool as a medium, and the tactility of working with it – the transformation from fragile wool roving into a felt fabric is always a magical moment. It is also a relatively

09 Aug 2019

Tara McNulty

i. I work as a Designer and founder at The SHOOFIE Company. ii. I do this creative work because: The universe somehow pointed me in this direction and I didn’t object. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: The ones I think help me the most would be

04 Aug 2019

Antonya Raymond

i. I work as a: Choreographer / Dance Instructor specializing in Latin dance styles such as Salsa, Bachata, and other international infusions. Teaching to old and young, in schools for teenagers, couples getting married, as well as ongoing weekly classes. ii. I do this creative work because: I love to

26 Jul 2019

Joshua Jensen-Nagle +

i. I am a: Contemporary artist, with a primary focus in photography. ii. The name of my current show is: 5 Years of Me. iii. In describing the show in 3 sentences or less, I’d say: The exhibition explores select images from 3 bodies of work photographed since 2014.  I

21 Jul 2019

E.J. Hughes

“It takes ten percent ability, fifty percent industry and forty percent enthusiasm and interest to be a good artist.” So claimed the humble, Order of B.C., Order of Canada-winning artist, E.J. Hughes. Well, I think many of us could stock up on Hughes’ suggested 90%, add another 10,000 hours, and

14 Jul 2019

Hannah Case

i. I work as a: Costume Designer! ii. I do this creative work because: The world increasingly feels dark and serious and I want to bring some beauty into it whenever I can. People celebrating their creative selves is like a joyful rebellion. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: