09 Mar 2021

Jamie Evrard 2021

A perfect day in June. That’s the name of the beautifully introspective painting below.  ‘A Perfect Day in June.’ There are perfect days in June, and perfect days in June of 2020. We’re coming up on a year that has been anything but perfect: ‘A Wilderness Year,’ as Jamie Evrard

07 Mar 2021

Over The Moon With Guo Pei

Have you seen ‘Over the Moon’? This striking Netflix film – animated by Vancouver’s Sony Pictures Imageworks – was inspired by the Harvest Moon Festival and the legend of Moon Goddess Chang’e. ‘Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl’ –  Fei Fei, played by Cathy

28 Feb 2021

Feast For The Eyes

Playing With Your Food. Around the Table. Still Life. These are the three key thematic sections of a new exhibit running at the Polygon Gallery until May 30th, 2021: ‘Feast For The Eyes’. Curated by writer Susan Bright and Aperture Foundation’s senior editor Denise Wolf, this show features 100 +

26 Feb 2021

VAG: Stories That Animate Us

From February 20th to August 22nd, the Vancouver Art Gallery is running a special exhibit entitled ‘Stories That Animate Us’. It’s an exhibit that asks us to consider how important storytelling is in our lives. ‘What stories inspire you? What stories need to be told and which will you pass

26 Jan 2021

Sylvia Tait’s Yesterday And Today

Talented West Coast artist Sylvia Tait describes how chaos informs her work. “Many of my artworks have “hard edge centers.” she says, “which slowly start to disintegrate and fall apart as they extend out to the edges of the surface. Everything falls apart, like life. There is something solid and

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

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

15 Dec 2020

Where Do We Go From Here?

The Vancouver Art Gallery is now envisioning what the next generations of their collection will look like as we move deeper into the 21st Century. Part of that future focus is a new exhibit running until May 30th, 2021: Where do we go from here? The exhibit was created by