17 Jan 2021

Stephanie Geracitano

i. I work as a: Jewellery designer and sculptor. ii. I do this creative work because: Creativity is the pulse of life. It is my passion and purpose and as innate to me as breathing. A life without it would be bleak and meaningless. A full-time career in the creative

12 Jan 2021

Maria Batista

i. I work as a: Glassblowing craftsperson who creates unique glass art objects for the home. My work is inspired by bright colours, nature, movement, and playfulness. My glassblowing journey started in 2014 at Terminal City Glass Co-op, which is the studio I still work out of.  . ii. I

10 Jan 2021

Robert Hughes

i. I work as a craft coffee roaster, and I’m the co-founder of Heights Coffee Co. ii. I do this creative work because: The curiosity quotient was just too high. Roasting coffee felt like something I had to try, or the regret would have consumed me! I imagine this is

08 Jan 2021

Tara Lee Bennett

i. I work as an artist. ii. I do this creative work because: There is absolutely nothing else I would, could or should rather do. iii. A ‘typical’ day for me in the pandemic involves: My days start late and begin with tea for me and coffee for my girlfriend

05 Jan 2021

Kayan Hamadeh

i. I work as a Visual artist, working primarily oil paintings and illustration. ii. I do this creative work because: It has always been my passion, and nothing else brings me the amount of joy and peace that creating art does! iii. A ‘typical’ day for me in the pandemic

03 Jan 2021

Chrissy Cheung

i. I work as a visual artist mainly as a contemporary painter and drawer. ii. I do this creative work because: It was always my dream when I was a girl to be a painter. iii. A ‘typical’ day for me in the pandemic involves: I wake up, I check

25 Dec 2020

Merry Christmas

To all who are celebrating today: Merry Christmas! A particularly warm greeting to those who are spending their 2020 holiday season away from their loved ones. Here’s to good health and goodwill in 2021. To help us ring in the day is the brilliant artwork of William H. Johnson, born

13 Dec 2020

Happy Chanukah

Happy Chanukah to all those who are lighting the menorah and celebrating with loved ones, even if virtually. To honour this Festival of Lights, here’s a peek at a few great works from renowned Jewish artists in history. . . Moritz Daniel Oppenheim. Marriage Portrait of Charlotte von Rothschild. 1836 .

11 Dec 2020

Winter @ The Polygon

‘Everything Leaks.’ Well, that seems like a fitting name for an art exhibit in 2020. Or, for 2020 as a whole. Everything Leaks is the name of one of three new exhibits showing at North Vancouver’s Polygon Gallery from December 10th to February 7th, 2021. This is an experimental collaboration

29 Nov 2020

Bring On The Christmas Lights

Thank Thomas Edison if you’re piling on extra Christmas tree lights this year. Thank Thomas Edison if you’re cheering on neighbours as they bedeck their roofs, windows, and bushes with multi-coloured, glowing strings. Before Edison, Christmas light came courtesy of flaming candles on cut trees. Royals, like Queen Victoria, showcased