Category: Vancouver art

27 Jul

Vancouver Mural Festival

The other evening I took took Boris to see the murals in progress at Maker Labs. The entire place is getting painted by a large group of artists collaborating in pairs on individual murals over different sections of the building. The project is part of the Vancouver Mural Festival, which kicked off this summer and will oversee […]

03 Jul

Playing Monopoly in Vancouver

Last week these small red houses began popping up in vacant lots around the east side of Vancouver. The one pictured here is located at Hastings and Commercial Drive, and I’ve seen one on Main near Prior, and another at Clark and 1st. When I shared the photo on Twitter a friend pointed out that […]

22 Jun

I Belong Here… By Pilar Mehlis

I made the long trek to UBC last week to see I Belong Here…, a show of recent work by Pilar Mehlis at Regent College’s Lookout Gallery. This was my first visit to the gallery, as I’d never heard of it previous to learning about Pilar’s show. It’s a small bright space with lots of […]

08 Apr

Art Supply Giveaway 2016

It’s spring cleaning time in the studio, and this Sunday I will be part of an art supply giveaway with a group of artists in Strathcona. Drop by 800 Keefer Street to browse a selection of unwanted (but still viable) supplies. I think this is the fourth year in a row my friends and I […]

06 Apr

Paper Cutting Workshop at Opus Art Supplies

I am teaching a short paper cutting workshop at Opus Art Supplies Hastings Street location this Saturday, 11am to 1pm. The demo costs $10 to participate and you must register by phone (604‑678‑5889) to reserve a spot as space is limited. I’ll be doing thorough run down on knives, paper, techniques, and different ways to […]

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