Vancouver Artists

Vancouver's arts and culture bleeding out in “steady migration", warn city creatives

As artists flee Vancouver for less expensive lives, are they taking city's future with them?

Emily Carr President Ron Burnett on his knighthood, parents, and the ideal school

Behind the steady stream of progress at Emily Carr University of Art + Design is its President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Ron Burnett, who has been leading the university for the last 16 years. Born in...

Vision salutes the arts: slideshow

Vision Salutes the Arts event at the Canvas Lounge.

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...

The urge to create compels artists to continue working even in the face of poverty and obscurity...why?

Is the need to create imprinted in the human genes? Otherwise, why would artists continue to make art while facing a life of poverty and few rewards? The mystery of the urge to create is a universal,

Mad Dog Opens Big Can of City Dog Food in Vancouver

Mad Dog’s “golden castle” is a replica of a Strathcona home that in today’s market sells for a million dollars and is renovated and fortified with bars that keep out robbers on drugs.

45 Local Vancouver Artists Featured in 2009 Eastside Culture Crawl

What a difference a decade makes. The Eastside Culture Crawl officially began in 1997 with 45 artists in 3 Strathcona area studio buildings and was attended by a few hundred people, me amongst them...