10.07.12 by Jeff

Summer School / free classes

Summer School free classes in Vancouver
Good news Vancouver! Artists Erin Jane Nelson and Ming Lin were able to fully fund their project so they are coming to Vancouver to launch “Summer School”. They are gonna turn Project Space (Artist-Run-Centre) into a free pop-up art school from July 21-25!

Classes include mushroom-spore printing, indigo kites, air tasting, rainbow pasta, and strap weaving! Registration for classes is now open! Space is really limited so you better do it quick!

Sign up for classes, here.

10.07.12 by Jeff

Lisa Ochowycz

Artist painter Lisa Ochowycz
Paintings by Lisa Ochowycz.

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24.06.12 by Jeff

Papergirl Vancouver

Papergirl Berlin
Still from Papergirl #3 (Berlin)

“Give away what you’ve got!” Papergirl was originally started by Aisha Ronniger in 2006. It is an art project in which paper art is given away to unsuspecting people around Berlin via bicyclists. Over the years it has spread to other cities and now there is a Papergirl Vancouver. If you want to submit your artwork or be a bicycle delivery person jump over here.

I dug up the video I posted back in 2009, watch it below!

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04.06.12 by Jeff

Long Legged Streak of Misery

Long Legged Streak of Misery
Jennilee Marigomen

“Long Legged Streak of Misery”, an exhibition of young contemporary Canadian artists with ties to Vancouver, opens this Friday at East Van Studios. The show is curated by artist, Mark Delong.

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30.05.12 by Jeff

Victory Gardens Vancouver Giveaway

Victory Gardens Vancouver Giveaway
I’m really excited to team up with Victory Gardens Vancouver for this giveaway. Lisa, Sam and Sandra are challenging the way our city uses space through urban farming!

They’ve hooked me up with two really cool giveaways:

1) Two Tickets to Old Faithful & Victory Gardens Workshop
This is a container gardening workshop and the focus of this event will be on tomatoes and how to grow your own pizza! The workshop takes place on June 9th, from 9:30 – 11:00AM and each participant will walk away with a handmade cedar box planted with tomato and basil.

Victory Gardens Vancouver Giveaway

More info here and here.

2) Victory Gardens and Collage Collage Handmade garden Kit 
This kit features a handmade cedar box, drainage rock, earth, seeds, row markers, decorating supplies and instructions on how to grow your own food.

Victory Gardens Vancouver Giveaway

If you’d like to snag either of these prizes we want to see your best “Vegetable Still Life”. Snap a photo and leave a comment below with a link to it. You can use a service like imgur to do it. If you want some inspiration: here, here, here, or here.

We’ll pick two winners on Thursday, June 7th!

29.05.12 by Jeff

Jeff Depner

Vancouver-based artist painter Jeff Depner
Paintings by Jeff Depner. Vancouver.

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27.05.12 by Jeff

Wes Anderson Bingo

Wes Anderson Bingo
Who wants to play Wes Anderson Bingo with me? Invite your friends over for a few bevys, throw on your favourite Wes Anderson film, and keep your eyes peeled! You can use this generator to create as many cards as you need, here.

Thanks to Jennilee for the link!

21.05.12 by Jeff

Summer School by Erin Jane Nelson and Ming Lin

Summer School by Erin Jane Nelson and Ming Lin
Heads up Vancouver! Erin Jane Nelson and Ming Lin are coming to Vancouver to launch Summer School. They are gonna turn Project Space (Artist-Run-Centre) into a free pop-up art school for one week!

These are people who don’t even live in our city trying to make it more awesome. Help them out!!! Watch the video below!

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