06 Mar 2018

Arianna Johnny-Wadsworth

i. I work as a: Knowledge keeper of Traditional Plant Medicines local to the Coast Salish territory. I am a plant gatherer, apothecary maker, workshop facilitator, and small business owner. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s been a part of my culture since time immemorial. I create skincare as a way

27 Feb 2018

Lyndsay Sung +

i. I work as a: baker, cake designer, photographer and blogger at cococakeland.com ii. I do this creative work because: all of my interests seemed to converge into one place. My work encompasses baking, illustration, photography, writing, eating! iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: My sense

25 Feb 2018

Lexi Soukoreff

i. I work as a: Creative Director/Business Development at Daub + Design. I handle all aspects of design, sourcing, HR, PR, textile design and print development, online and social media. I started as a dyer and began making swimwear and hosiery items under the name Daub + Design – Daub

23 Feb 2018

Wendy Van Riesen

i. I work as a: ​textile artist; designing clothing as canvases to paint. ~ ii. I do this creative work because: ​I love to tell stories through sculpture, movement, imagery and colour.​ ~ iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Curiosity, humour, trust and boundless energy. ~

19 Feb 2018

Andre Petterson

When the rain is unforgiving and the wind raging sideways, the goal is to get to Destination A and back to the car before umbrella and spirit go to pieces. Yet, on this torrential afternoon, we did stop, turn and go back to stare at a painting in the window of

13 Feb 2018

Virtue + Moir

Three days in and the Canadian figure skating team was holding strong at gold medal position. Patrick Chan had bounced back to a first place finish in the men’s free. Gabrielle Daleman had secured Canada’s gold with her strong third place finish after Alina Zagitova and Mirai Nagasu. In pursuit of

06 Feb 2018

Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin

i. I work as a… When people ask me what I do and I know they are looking for the “10 second polite party banter” version, I go with “I bake pies”. Which, while perhaps erroneously conjuring images of early mornings in a commercial bakery, isn’t strictly speaking untrue. The

30 Jan 2018

Hawksworth’s Nightingale

“My son’s a painter,” said jazz virtuoso Charles Mingus. “All through school his teachers tell him he’s a genius. I tell him to paint me an apple that looks like an apple before he paints me one that doesn’t. Go where you can go, but start from someplace recognizable. Making

23 Jan 2018

Lui Shou Kwan + Emily Carr

“The ultimate goal in Chinese painting is a homecoming and the revelation of one’s true self.” So said Lui Shou Kwan, founder of Hong Kong’s New Ink Movement. “Only when emptiness is created can the true and genuine reality be generated.” Emptiness is the name of the exhibit that Lui Shou

16 Jan 2018

Emily Upham

i. I work as a cake artist/pastry chef. I own “When Pigs Fly Pastries” – a specialty cake and pastry business with everything made custom for each client. With the exception of the fondant, all aspects of my cakes are completely made from scratch. All decorations used are 100% edible and