02 Feb 2021

Rachel McKinley

i. I work as a Master Chocolatier for Purdys Chocolatier and an independent Confectionery Consultant. ii. I do this creative work because: Feeding people delicious things is one of the most fulfilling, joy inducing acts a human has to give. iii. A ‘typical’ day for me in the pandemic involves:

31 Jan 2021

Drew Burnham 2021

2 minutes and 30 seconds. That’s how long it took for Drew Burnham’s latest Toronto exhibit,  IV Paintings, to sell out this year. This may be a regular occurrence but – as this remarkable North Van-based artist told us during his last Toronto exhibit in 2017 – it’s always a

22 Jan 2021

Michael Robert Bock

i. I work as an Artist and Production Designer ii. I do this creative work because: I have no choice in the matter. I romanticize working a more stable career path. My heart and my hands won’t let me. iii. A ‘typical’ day for me in the pandemic involves: Wake up

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