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Lawrence Shapiro

Artist Statement Lawrence Shapiro is a validated Deaf and Disability Artist with the Canada Council for the Arts and a past grant recipient from the B.C. Arts Council. A dancer for over a decade Lawrence has performed in London, Vienna, New York, Toronto and Vancouver at dance festivals and for commissioned choreography. One of his […]

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Meghan Carich

Artist Statement: I have found myself inspired by the deep psychological and sensitive areas in one’s life. The life lessons we all face in one time or another, as well as the need to overcome and the drive to make ideas and dreams real are also very symbolic to my art. Being raised in Saskatchewan […]

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Trevor Buddin

Trevor Buddin has been creating outstanding art pieces since elementary school. Through his school years, Trevor was inspired by colours and how they blend to tell a story on canvas. Trevor enrolled in art classes at Emily Carr and was excited to pursue his passion for art, but one week later his life was changed. […]

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Kagan Goh

Kagan Goh is a multidisciplinary artist: published author, spoken word poet, playwright, actor, mental health advocate and activist. Kagan has been published in numerous anthologies, periodicals and magazines. Select Books in Singapore published his first book, Who Let in the Sky? Goh is also an award-winning documentary filmmaker with a number of releases, including the […]

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Stephanie Vandamme

I just feel that I am always looking to understand more about myself and this world. Making collages feels like going on a journey. It starts from a point of not feeling part of this world – mostly because of my hearing challenges. But then when I sit down somewhere on a bench in the […]

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Rory Neirin Higgs

Neirin is a non-binary artist, writer and disability activist living and working in Vancouver. Their work focuses on the concept of automythology, or self-mythologizing, as a type of parallel life narrative traumatized people create to make sense of our experiences in a private, sacred vocabulary that is protected from outsider retelling, and to crystallize in […]

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Janelle Resendes

I am an artist with cerebral palsy and rely on a power wheelchair for mobility. I went to university to study art and I have continued to follow my heart and create on a continuous basis. I use many different mediums and believe that working with a variety adds diversity to my artistic process. Being […]

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Glenn Hesse

Being diagnosed with major health issues which effects my day to day life. I took up painting as therapy, which helps me refocus to overcome my depression and physical issues. My works fall under several genres such as social and contemporary realism cityscape and traditional landscape, surrealism and Science Fiction/fantasy. Mediums I use are mainly […]

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Bug Cru

I’m a multidisciplinary visual artist, illustrator, and tattooist. My practice is my livelihood, passion, and voice. I come to this from the perspective of being queer, trans, nonbinary, neurodivergent and disabled. As well as being a white and mixed person of 3rd gen Dutch and Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk), Scottish and Spanish ancestry. I am a settler […]