Category: Vancouver art

23 Feb

Workshop: Creative Paper Cutting Party at Opus Art Supplies

I am teaching a paper cutting workshop at Opus Art Supplies Hastings Street location on Thursday March 16th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The class is affordably priced at $25 which covers the cost of supplies. To participate you must register by phone or in person (604‑678‑5889) to reserve a spot as space is limited. I’ll be […]

17 Feb

One Final Art & Craft Social at Hot Art Wet City

Join us for one final Art & Craft Social at Hot Art Wet City before the gallery closes at the end of March. This is a crafternoon and an art jam all rolled into one. Bring a small creative project such as stitching, sketching, crocheting, whatever you’re into. The event is an opportunity to bring […]

06 Feb

Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures at MOA

Despite the crazy snowfall on the weekend, Boris and I made the long trip across town to the Museum of Anthropology at UBC. We went to see Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures, which is an exhibition of textiles taken from the museum’s permanent collection. The focus is on textiles from a cross section of […]

23 Jan

Three Cities at Grunt Gallery

I have visited this exhibition at Grunt Gallery twice since it opened a week and a half ago, because I love it so much. Three Cities: Prayer and Protest is an interactive paper cut installation made by the artist team at Mere Phantoms, which is Maya Ersan & Jaimie Robson. They created pared down miniature sets of […]

09 Dec

A Weekend to Buy Local, Buy Handmade, and Buy Art

There are so many terrific artists, makers, and craftspeople in this city and the Christmas season is the perfect time of year to support small business by buying locally made goods to give as gifts. This weekend there are studio sales and craft markets galore, so I thought I’d share my favourites.   Shiny Fuzzy […]

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