Last Light, 2019 by Kim Dorland

Over the past couple of weeks, the Olympic Village Skytrain Station, did not feature any murals. Usually there is an art project affixed to the glass windows that lead into the Station. Why were the windows without artwork, I wondered? I explored other Skytrain stations and found murals continued to showcase amazing artists. And then,Continue reading “Last Light, 2019 by Kim Dorland”

Presence by Graciela Gonçalves Da Silva

Every year, I wait for August to arrive. This is the month when Vancouver comes alive with colour, music and mural artists. From August 4-22, 2021, the Vancouver Mural Festival will transform 11 neighbourhoods with 60+ new murals and 40+ live shows. There will be mural tours, public talks, and community events. I will beContinue reading “Presence by Graciela Gonçalves Da Silva”

Sunday Evening Reflection: Untitled

The Vancouver Mural Festival commemorated its 5th Year of bringing art to the buildings of Vancouver.   In three weeks, from August 18 to September 7, artists from around the world came together to create over sixty murals in nine neighbourhoods.   Vancouver Mural Festival 2020 embraced the power of art to give hope. During aContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: Untitled”

Sunday Evening Reflection – Artist in Action

“Public art does more than beautify neighborhoods. It connects community, inspires creativity, transforms public spaces and enriches individual lives.” Vancouver Mural Festival Every year I look forward to the Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF). There is a creative energy that pervades the entire city. It is a celebration that is marked by street parties and eventsContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection – Artist in Action”