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Doug Heal

Born in Vancouver and raised on the majestic slopes of its north shore, Doug Heal is a multidisciplinary artist and poet living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3. A lifelong student, Doug has studied at Emily Carr University and has degrees from Capilano and Simon Fraser University. His work is inspired by the natural wonder […]

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A.J. Brown

A.J. Brown is a deaf and cerebral palsy painter artist. Her obsession and passion is painting cats. She uses a variety of media, including charcoal, pen, ink, and watercolour. A.J.’s art has shown in many galleries since 2001, where she exhibited at the Art Rental Show at the North Vancouver Community Art Centre. Her art […]

Trish Malcomess

What drives me as an artist is my concern for the human condition and finding inspiration in the resilience of human nature. Emotional in nature, my interdisciplinary practice expresses fragility, isolation, fragmentation and compartmentalization, while inspecting the phenomenon and social mechanisms of sexual predation developed and established by society through sophisticated social and cultural practices. […]


sylvi macCormac

sylvi macCormac received international awards including Honourable Mention for ‘Waves of Kokoro’ in France 1999 and Remarkable Woman, Vancouver 2012. Published in collections as Canadian Music Centre, with commissions from CBC Radio and National Film Board, credits include documentary film Patience & Absurdity 2012 and Uts’am/Witness CD 2004 with artists including Buffy Sainte-Marie and Barry Truax. Creator of WHEELS […]

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Athena Cooper

Athena Cooper is a visual artist and therapeutic arts practitioner based in Calgary, Canada. Self-taught as an acrylic painter, Athena’s paintings are explorations of what it means to live an extraordinary, ordinary disabled life. Born with the rare genetic disorder, Osteogenesis Imperfecta (aka ‘brittle bone disease’), and a wheelchair user since the age of six, […]

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Patrick Thomas Wood

Within the field of psychology, visual art share several areas of investigative interest, one of these is visual perception. Within this field I have been investigating the concept of Gestalt. Nature, abstraction, mathematics; all lend themselves to this poignant reference point of patterns. From prehistoric to modern times, civilizations have employed repetition and patterns as if to convey a secret […]