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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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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 […]

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Laurie Landry

I have been profoundly deaf since birth. In order to understand what is being said, I read lips, and I often miss important details, despite the fact that I wear a hearing aid. I compensate this by looking for visual clues such as body language, facial expressions and context. I have incorporated my experience of […]

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Natalia Bogolepova

I started artist’s biography with a drawing-book in the school. Later I tried to paint by watercolors and oil in several studios in different periods of my life where there was very creative atmosphere but significant part of my life I devoted to medicine as a science. In the after 50 age I immigrated to […]

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Erella Ganon

Erella Ganon is an artist who has been illustrating her experiences in journals for the majority of her life.  She has plied her trade as a reviewer and journalist for NOW Magazine, CKLN-FM, CFNY-FM, and CBC radio and CBC TV.  In 1998, she was diagnosed with the first of several brain tumours and contracted a […]

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Natalia Bogolepova

I started my artistic career with a drawing-book in school. Later I tried to paint by watercolors and oil in several studios in different periods of my life where there were very creative atmospheres but a significant part of my life I devoted to medicine as a science. After age fifty I immigrated to Canada, […]

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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 […]

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Deborah Leigh

Deborah was born in Prince George B.C., in 1951. Deborah started to draw and paint very late in life, in her 50’s, as a form of therapy to help relax. Since then, it has become an obsession, and with that some joy and a sense of peace. When creating something, on paper and canvas, I […]