things to see : vancouver exhibitions

Welcome to November's edition of things to see! There's a bunch of interesting exhibitions on in Vancouver this month, which I've outlined in this month's flyer. As well as the shows on at Vancouver's smaller galleries and artist run spaces, there are also some interesting exhibitions on at the Vancouver Art Gallery - including Gordon… Continue reading things to see : vancouver exhibitions

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Inktober 2017 – my approach, tips and materials

So for those of you who may be new to Inktober, it is a daily drawing challenge which was set up in 2009 by Jake Parker. It started out as a personal project of his, in which his aim was to improve his inking skills - but it has quickly spread to be a worldwide… Continue reading Inktober 2017 – my approach, tips and materials

apologies for the radio silence

I've been quiet over the last few weeks because the boyfriend and I have been looking for a place to rent in one of the most competitive rental markets in the world. I'll have to write a more detailed post about the process and our experience of it thus far, but what I will say… Continue reading apologies for the radio silence

things to see: Vancouver, Exhibitions

Hard to believe, but it's already October!! The sun is still trying it's best to carry on shining and is keeping the clouds and rain at bay for now, and of course a new month means a new set of exhibitions to check out. This month is a little quieter as far as arts-events-outside-of-a-gallery go,… Continue reading things to see: Vancouver, Exhibitions

Exhibition: Vancouver Mural Festival – Year 2 // Vancouver, Canada

I was lucky enough to get myself down to this year's Vancouver Mural Festival exhibition at the Burrard Arts Foundation a couple of days before it ended. It's the first time I've ever been to the space, which is conveniently located on East Broadway - only a few minutes walk from Main Street, and almost… Continue reading Exhibition: Vancouver Mural Festival – Year 2 // Vancouver, Canada

things to see: Vancouver, exhibitions

I'm super excited to be doing my first exhibition roundup in Canada! The art scene isn't quite as prolific, or should I say overwhelming here as in London, but London is a bit of a beast - and often there's so much to choose from that you always end up missing things. In Vancouver, however,… Continue reading things to see: Vancouver, exhibitions

Arts Facilitator training at London’s October Gallery

So on the 9th May I went along to one of the free CPD sessions run by the October Gallery. The session lasted just over 90mins, but was probably┬áthe most informative and productive 90mins I have ever had during a training session! Expertly delivered┬áby Becky and Georgia, the gallery's education co-ordinators, the session took us… Continue reading Arts Facilitator training at London’s October Gallery