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

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

19 Nov 2020

Andre Petterson’s Clime

i. I am: a multi discipline artist who works with photographs, paint, assemblage, sculpture.   ii. On a ‘typical’ day during pandemic life, you’ll find me: Juggling activities such as painting the entire main floor of our house and making art. Being busy is good.   iii. Some shows, books

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

03 Nov 2020

Pat O’Hara +

“Every painting is a challenge,” says Vancouver artist Pat O’Hara in a Studio Tour short. “There’s chance, and obsession. Those are the three things that my work is all about.” “I’m most interested in colour,” says O’Hara, who cites Gordon Smith as the most influential person in her career. “I