29 Oct 2022

Hycroft For The Holidays. 2022

For those who like to get an early start on the holiday cheer, the Hycroft Market is an annual tradition. For over forty years, the University Women’s Club has brought the sparkle and mull to General Alexander Duncan Macrae’s 17,000 square foot Edwardian mansion. You’ll be welcomed by local musicians

27 Sep 2022

Moonshine @ Gabriola Studio Tour

Once again, Gabriola Island is hosting its Thanksgiving Studio Tour. This year, 65 artists will be participating across 56 different workspace open to the public. Included in this exciting group is the ever-gifted jewellery artist, Laura Handford of Moonshine Studio. We are delighted to talk to her about what she

23 Sep 2022

Splash 2022

It’s fall and, once again, Arts Umbrella – a long-time favourite organization of ours! – is getting ready to host its annual Splash Art Auction on October 22nd. Now in its 40th year, Splash features the work of nearly 100 talented and generous artists from across Canada and beyond. Artists

21 Sep 2022

Lorna Moffat @ First Pick Handmade

i. My name is Lorna Moffat ii. I am a textile artist and designer. iii. The name, date, and location of the market I’ll be in next is: First Pick Handmade’s Fall pop-up market from September 24 to 25 at Heritage Hall on Main Street. .. . iv. The type

18 Sep 2022

FLO Design Co. @ First Pick Handmade

i. My name is Sue Muir; I am the designer and founder of FLO Design Co. We are a small jewelry boutique studio located in Vancouver, BC. ii. I design jewelry. Our designs are spontaneous, intuitive and unforced. We desire to create uniquely classic jewelry that is always on point.

16 Sep 2022

Lydia Cecilia @ First Pick Handmade

i. Name: Lydia Cecilia ii. I am a: Visual artist iii. The name, date, and location of the market I’ll be in next is: First Pick Handmade, 24th-25th September 2022, Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, B.C. iv. The type of work I’ll be showing in the market is: Original

11 Sep 2022

Dominique Vincenz @ The Artisan Market

i. Name: Dominique Vincenz ii. I am a photographer  iii. What I love about this work is that it takes me out of my own head and into nature which, naturally, brings me back ‘home’ to a more grateful and grounded person. Stopping to literally ‘smell the roses’ slows me

05 Sep 2022

Fresh-Picked Island Dahlias

The ‘Queen of the Autumn Garden’ was a popular star of Victorian wedding bouquets. Its meaning? Forever love and undying commitment. If you’re looking for some wonderfully vibrant, fresh out of the garden dahlias, check out roadside stands on the Gulf islands. Here are some recent finds from Gabriola …

02 Sep 2022

Bard on the Beach 2022

The Bard has spoken. Can you identify the play in which these words are writ? Extra points if you know the character … ‘If we shadows have offended, Think but this, and all is mended: That you have but slumbered here, While these visions did appear; And this weak and

26 Aug 2022


In 2020, we were delighted to interview, and read the work of Vancouver’s own CBC Word Guy, Dr. Jonathan Berkowitz. https://creatorsvancouver.com/jonathan-berkowitz/ . Now, Berkowitz is out with a new book and we want to know more! i. You’re The Word Guy, so we’ll start with an impossible word question. What