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How to make a lifelong career as an artist
Sculptor Michael Binkley looks back at three decades of professional stone sculpting, reflecting on how he was able to succeed in the business of making and selling art.
Apr 5th, 2011
Contemporary Art Gallery thrives through Vancouver business community's generosity
A massive 20-foot pinwheel attached to a tandem bicycle awaits visitors entering an exhibit at the Contemporary Art Gallery (CAG) at 555 Nelson Street. The Roy Arden sculpture, incorporating the...
Mar 21st, 2011
Thank you Twyla Bella: Experiments Six
Sculptor, educator, and hummingbird biologist Lee Gass thanks Twyla Bella for a beautiful gift. Twyla, who is 6 years old, made a big piece of felt in school, then painted a hummingbird on it. That
Dec 1st, 2010
A story for Twyla Bella: Experiments Two
My friend Twyla Bella is 6 years old. She lives on Bowen Island, and I’ve known her parents for many years. Her Mother is Gail Lotenberg, the choreographer a group of behavioural...
Nov 20th, 2010
Sculptor and scientist Lee Gass promotes two upcoming events. One event is Experiments, an evening-length dance production about the essence of scientific creativity. He has been collaborating with
Nov 16th, 2010
Dance, draw and love music at The Drive
What happens when you add artists, musicians and dancers together and stir the mix?
Aug 30th, 2010
I hope that people realize the value and the strength of the artistic community in Vancouver and BC. I think sometimes we take it for granted what's going on and I think sometimes people don't realize
Jun 3rd, 2010
The Intriguing Nick Bantock
He looked as if he had just stepped out from an El Greco painting and put on modern clothes.
Feb 1st, 2010