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

15 Nov 2020

Tanis Saxby @ The Crawl

It’s that time of year when great swarms of us would be buzzing around artist studios for the Eastside Culture Crawl: visiting old friends, discovering new talents. In 2020, of course, this doesn’t happen. But, the Crawl continues and artists have exciting new work to show us. This year, the

13 Nov 2020

Ilanna Barkusky +

i. We last spoke to you in 2017. How has your creative working life changed since then? Things have changed quite a bit since 2017, it is really interesting to look back and reflect on that. I always am trying to evolve and challenge myself creatively, and in the last

08 Nov 2020

A New Day

It was an extraordinary day when people danced in the streets, newscasters wept with relief, and two young, mixed race girls stood onstage while their Great Aunt Madam Vice President and her President Elect preached unity. Over to you, Nina.. . . www.creatorsvancouver.com Header: Robert Indiana