06 Jul 2018

Alex S. Yu

i. I work as a fashion designer. ii. I do this creative work because: I love to create a story and vibe from my imagination through tangible and wearable garments. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Creativity, self-motivation and optimism. ~ ~ iv. The greatest challenges

01 Jul 2018

Canada In Photo Likes

Happy Canada Day! In celebration of our True North strong and free, here are some photos of Canada that have been particularly popular on unsplash. They come to us courtesy of photographers who generously upload examples of their work for others to see and use. ~ TJ Holowaychuk. Whistler ~

19 Jun 2018

Nicole Ward

i. I work as a: Contemporary Ballet Dancer with Ballet British Columbia. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s the purest form of expression in my opinion; there is something very primal about using the body to communicate with others. It’s a further extension of emotions, something that brings

08 Jun 2018

Ron Stuart

i. I work as an instructor of Anthropology & Sociology at Columbia College, where I am head of the department. Apart from academic activities, I am active in independent theatre production as a producer, and in documentary film as a filmmaker, primarily working on location in South Africa. ii. I

29 May 2018

Ann Goldberg :

i. I work as an Artist. ii. I do this creative work because: I can’t live without doing it. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Intensity, attention to detail, visual. ~ Pool #27. 2016 ~ Underwater. 2017   iv. The greatest challenges around doing this work are:

15 May 2018

Naoko Takenouchi

i. I work as an artist primary using glass. My training is glass blowing and sandblasting, but I often combine fabric, wood , metal and other natural materials in my work to expand my visual language.  ii. I do this creative work because: Since I immigrated to Canada in 1993,

04 May 2018

Jill Allan

i. I work as an: Artist and instructor, hot glass is my primary medium. ii. I do this creative work because: I find it fascinating, I like the challenge and each project leads to another curious possibility…what will happen?? I love that when I am teaching I am always amazed and

01 May 2018

Tiffany Stone

i. I work as a children’s author. I think of myself primarily as a poet, one who writes in rhyme, but recently I’ve begun to branch out into writing picture book texts in prose. However, these stories contain plenty of word play, which I consider a close cousin to poetry. ii.

27 Apr 2018

Takashi Murakami

If you haven’t been yet, if you’ve been waiting for the crowds to dissipate, wait no more. The Vancouver Art Gallery’s Takashi Murakami exhibit, The Octopus Eats Its Leg, closes on May 6th. Given Murakami’s popularity, the VAG has extended gallery hours until 9pm for the last week – April 30th

24 Apr 2018

Jason McLean

i. I work as a Visual artist and I wear many hats. ii. I do this creative work because: I’ve been doing it for so many years, there’s no turning back now. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: My Dad was a car-dealer so I have