Talking Alternate Realities and Homewrecker Halter Tops with Artist Nicola MacNeil

"Must Be This Tall To Ride" Runs August 17th to September 25th at Kafka's Coffee & Tea on Main Street

Breaking Down Inspiration and Whistling Along with Local Artist Andrew Tavukciyan

Andrew Tavukciyan is the winner of the Vancouver Mural Festival's Independent Mural Contest, as voted by the public.

On Gerbil Whispering and Taking Jokes Too Seriously with Local Artist Jane Q Cheng

Jane Q. Cheng has made an art career out of imitation by immersing herself within the spaces, practices and lives of her chosen artists.

Artist Tyler Keeton Robbins Talks Inspiration Before the Vancouver Mural Festival

The self-taught artist creates paintings and drawings that are full of energy and immediacy

Vancouverites

David Vertesi Dishes on Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Vancouver Mural Festival

In anticipation of the 2017 festival, Scout chatted up Founder and Executive Director, David Vertesi, to gain some insight on how the festival started, his opinions on the current state of Vancouver’s public art scene and VMF’s vision for Vancouver’s public art future.

Seventeen Minutes With Mount Pleasant Polymath, Shannon Hemmett

Designer, photographer, videographer, writer, singer and musician (in two bands!) - what doesn’t Shannon Hemmett do? Soon you'll be able to find her centre stage as the frontwoman for her own new project, too. Meet the multi-faceted, super-busy, self-confessed night owl...

Escaping The Big City With Jesse Keefer Of Galiano’s Chill ‘Bodega Ridge’

We recently caught up with Keefer in between floor tiling, wedding booking and kid-wrangling to ask a bunch of questions and get to know him a little better.

Local Artist Sitji Chou On Cats, Daydreaming And Future Collaborations

Chou’s personality comes through in his personal artwork, which generally consists of playful observances on human and animal behaviour, a knack for storytelling, and a penchant for colour.

Katie Piasta On Saying Yes, Dodging Nerf Bullets And All The Nice Dresses

Piasta recently agreed to open a window (har har) into her own inner world, a place where she is the proud owner of a miniature pony, the men wear platform shoes, and time travel is totally a thing...