Getting “Skooled” by Ceramic Artist, Teacher and Illustrator Julia Chirka

The artist has come a long way since her ceramic potato days...she's one of 30 artisans participating in this year's TOQUE craft fair.

Crawl Artist David T. Cho on Resuscitating Portraiture and the Affordability of Art

From Iron Mike to Baywatch babes, the common denominator in these works are the artist's personal fascinations.

Documenting Decades with Vancouver Street Photographer Louise Francis-Smith

We pay a pre-Eastside Culture Crawl visit to learn what continues to drive the prolific local artist.

Artist/Wanderer Klee Larsen on Inspiration, Coffee in Bed and Whisky at Night

Klee's latest show opens at the Sugar Cube Cabin on November 9 in conjunction with The Pie Shoppe's 5th anniversary celebration.

Amelia Butcher on Wedding Dresses, Cake Decorating and the Joy of Drawing Death Rituals

Local ceramicist and illustrator, Amelia Butcher, conjures women with attitude from her Dusty Babes Collective studio.

A Day in the Studio and a Bourbon Sour with Local Maker Nadia M’Seffar

Get to know the chicken-and-waffle loving Vancouver-via-Montreal maker behind the much loved EM'SAY line.

Catching Up Over a Few Pints with Local Beer Legend Nigel Springthorpe

Eight years after his first Big Interview, The Alibi Room & Brassneck co-owner talks branding, boxing...and pig brain beer

The Shop’s TJ Schneider Talks Denim, Five Years in Chinatown and Dining with Brad Pitt

Thalia Stopa has a lengthy chat with polymath TJ Schneider of The Shop on its 5th anniversary in Chinatown.

Five Minutes with Conrad Brown of Vancouver Design Firm, Knauf & Brown

From lamps to chairs, Conrad has his hand in elevating everyday home fixtures inspired by his background in photography.

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...