Category: Vancouver art

23 Aug

Nicole Dextras

My friend Nicole Dextras recently launched her beautifully redesigned website. When I met her in Toronto years ago, shortly before my move to Vancouver, it was in the context of photography. I have since come to know her as an amazingly versitile mixed media artist with work spaning environmental art, paper sculpture, photography, and book […]

05 Jul

Plastic* at Mooncruise Gallery

My mom’s feet (featured here in the invitation) is one of three holga photographs of mine featured in a toy camera show at Mooncruise Gallery. mooncruise* | gallery presents: PLASTIC* An international group show of photography created with toy cameras. Steve Barry, Levi Wedel, Jesse Louttit, Warren Harold, Rachael Ashe, Tanya Goehring, Laura Burlton, Clare […]

05 Apr

Metal Prints

As mentioned previously, I currently have two of my metal prints in the Divine Feminie show at Radha Yoga & Eatery (pictured here.) I thought I’d explain a bit about how I made them. The prints are made from metal flashing, a material used in roof repairs and can be found at most hardware stores. […]

30 Mar

The Divine Feminine

A great way to build up an artistic resume and get a sense of what’s involved in showing your work, is to enter group shows. I’ve done this quite a bit in the past, and have only recently gotten back into the habit of keeping an eye out for artist calls or juried shows to […]

25 Jan

Art of the street

One of the ongoing photographic projects I’ve undertaken since moving to Vancouver is the documentation of local street artist’s work. I try to keep an eye out when wandering the city and photograph new paste-ups or stencils as soon as I see them because due to the weather and strict anti-graffiti laws, very few pieces […]

© Rachael Ashe