Merete Kristiansen

Merete is a co-founder of theartmarket.ca, Canada’s comprehensive art resource. She is also a gallerist at The Art Emporium, Vancouver’s oldest art gallery. Merete has an MA in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York.

The Cheaper Show celebrates 10 years of offering art for affordable prices

This Saturday, June 25, numerous art lovers are getting ready once again for the 10th installment of The Cheaper Show in Mount Pleasant.

Vancouver’s arts scene changing its look

This spring marks some big changes for the Vancouver arts scene.

Vancouver Biennale creates blue forests to spread environmental awareness

International artist Konstantin Dimopoulos is creating blue forests in the City of Richmond, Port Moody and West Vancouver as part of the Vancouver Biennale.

Art guide for spring

Spring art season is upon us and there is not enough time in the day to see all of the fantastic events that are happening in Vancouver. Auctions, art exhibitions and performances are drawing crowds...

My first time... buying art

People don’t just become collectors overnight. It has to start with one step. Everyone we’ve ever spoken with always remembers where, when and how they bought their first piece of art.

Stylish VAG fundraiser raises more than $1 million

Last Saturday night, some of Vancouver’s finest dressed in their best to help raise over $1 million for the Vancouver Art Gallery at the BLACK/WHITE Art Auction and gala.

Vancouver's unconventional centre and its art project

Convention goers and cruise ship visitors find Vancouver Convention Centre's Art Project a feast for the eyes, but did you know that locals can tour it as well?

What to do with your little Picasso

Where do you go if you've got a little Picasso or Emily Carr on your hands?

Not Juliet's balcony: an interview with Justin Muir of Balcone

Balcone, (Italian for balcony), is a nonprofit society based in Vancouver. It presents contemporary art projects in a variety of situations and spaces.