About the artist Mallory Donen is an interdisciplinary artist from White Rock, British Columbia. In June 2015, Donen graduated from UFV with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts Major. Her specialties include painting, drawing, photography, and digital media. Donen is expected to graduate in October 2017 with a Master of Fine Arts Degree from […]
Amanda Vegara was recently displayed in Art on Demand 3.2, curated by Christina Billingham. Currently, Vergara is completing her BFA from UFV.
I knew this wouldn’t be a regular author interview. It couldn’t be. So when I sat down with Andrea MacPherson, a longtime mentor to many of us here at Raspberry, and frequent first reader of most of my own creative fiction, I went for the casual approach. Just a chill conversation between two passionate people […]
Julie Epp is a Fraser Valley artist and graduated in 2015 from University of the Fraser Valley with her BFA. Her work uses the human body as a subject, interrogating issues surrounding the mental and physical state of the body and how it functions in the modern world.
“I want to create discomfort in a viewer, to make them look a little harder,” said Christina Billingham, describing her preferred style of art, as well as the theme she had chosen for this month’s Art on Demand 3.2. Fragmented Self features the talents of Andrew Booth, Paige Caldwell, and Amanda Vergara. Featureless and smothered […]
When Blessed first took to the stage in December 2014, opening for MALK, the Abbotsford-based four-piece had no idea they would one day be at the centre of the Abbotsford music scene. But as 2016 rolled around, the band found itself being noticed by publications like Stereogum and Noisey (Vice), which urged their readers not […]
Rebekah Brackett was born in Calgary, Alberta and belongs to the Piikani Nation. She was adopted by her loving parents, Margaret and Dennis. She moved with her family from Kelowna, British Columbia to Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. It was there that Rebekah fully developed her love for the arts. Her mother was very passionate for […]
Over the years, the Fraser Valley has blossomed into an area full of public art and culture. Statues have risen, murals added, and cultural difference welcomed with open arms. With growth comes new businesses, families, and artistic opportunities which should be given proper credit. Abbotsford in particular stands at the forefront of public artistic expressionism. Although […]
Janelle Fitz is a visual artist and graphic designer located in the Fraser Valley. Janelle grew up with a love for art and pursued this throughout her high school and university years. In 2014, Janelle graduated from the University of the Fraser Valley with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Since then, she has continued […]
It had been about six weeks since she moved out, and it was time I found something new to do other than sitting around watching the laundry not do itself. I was thumbing through a week-old issue of Q or NME I had found on the tube and saw this ad in the back: Punk […]