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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Boasting 21 artists, showcased at different intervals over the course of the past two years, the third Fraser Valley Biennale opened on January 14 at the Kariton Art Gallery on Mill Lake. Featuring 11 of the 21 selected artists, the gallery was packed with artists and art lovers, enjoying a variety of mediums, and a […]
Kenzie Dyck has lived in Chilliwack, BC for her entire life, enjoying the beautiful wild landscapes it has to offer. Her passion lies in creating fantasy worlds, designing whimsical lands and powerful characters. She is often inspired by the rugged terrain of B.C. When she is not drawing, Kenzie is either downhill mountain biking or […]
Dis://connections, according to coordinator Kate Bradford, reflects on how technology impacts our lives, in how we communicate with one another, and how that can affect humanity as a whole. The show features six Emerge artists: Darby Arens, Carly Butler Verheyen, Mallory Donen, Julie Epp, Kendra Schellenberg, and Rachel Selinger. Opening night on Thursday, November 24 […]
Jeffrey Rasmussen is a painter/sculptor and originally hails from Regina, Saskatchewan. Currently, his work is focused on acrylic airbrush painting on canvas, informed by his effort as a sculptor. His work represents a three-year progression of layering and manipulation of texture through found, manmade objects.
Pretend Everything’s Pretend How am I supposed to succeed In a world so fake Obsessed with cheap antics Made to persuade Another worthless product Another dollar to be made Sold to fickle people As way to evade Away from their lives Away from their problems A shiny piece of plastic To maintain a bubble-wrapped life […]