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Tom Hanks on the run in Inferno and BC progress and tradition in Koneline

Also Demon updating a Jewish myth and Miss Hokusai explaining a Japanese icon
"Main Barber from Sidewalk, 1968" Fred Herzog, courtesy Equinox Gallery

Visual art trailblazers honoured at the VIVA and Audain awards: Videos

Recipients of BC's most prestigious awards -- photographer Fred Herzog, performance artist Skeena Reece and painter Mina Totino -- explain the significance of winning awards.

Studio notes: on pricing painting

When it comes to pricing work, all artists seem to share a general sense of bewilderment. Basically, it's a crap shoot.

Emily Carr Continuing Studies helps teens jumpstart their education in art and design

Innovative program gives teens hands-on studio time to develop skills and a portfolio.

Painting the Drive

"The Drive" is another name for Commercial Drive, a popular street in Vancouver in the middle, sort of, of Vancouver's Italian, Portuguese and Brazilian communities. The street has  charm and...

Murdered victims painted in "The Forgotten" need respect

The way I speak is through my paint brush… How was I going to tell the truth if I painted every single one of those women who went missing and many murdered in a pretty light? …Why now do some people...

When an outsider paints the DTES missing women

Last night I spoke at a National Conference at SFU talking about 'The Forgotten” Project. There was so much hostility in the room by a group of women from the DTES [Downtown Eastside]…These women...

The Eastside Culture Crawl: Don't miss it!

Masks. City lights inside trees, Airstream trailers, a whirling dervish. That’s what I step into when I enter Georgia Jackson Studios, my first stop on this year’s Culture Crawl.

Tom Carter: Painter

Had a bomb not exploded in the lobby of the Pantages Theatre in 1933, and sent the box office grille through the front window of the Vancouver Café across the street, Tom Carter might never have...

Melanie Kobayashi: underground painter

Paintings everywhere—on the floor, on the wall, hanging in sheets on a rack. Big paintings—one of them nearly 12 feet long. And I’m jealous.