STUDIO COLLECTIVE

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LYDIA POURMAND
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Multidisciplinary Artist

Lydia is a QTBIPOC Persian multidisciplinary artist, exploring the abstract through 3D, motion design and painting.

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CADEN LANE
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Interdisciplinary Artist

A Cree undergrad attending UBC, Caden revitalizes the resilience of Renaissance Humanism through the use of indigenous cultural teachings, cross referenced to Western and Near-Eastern philosophies, religions, and spiritual practices, drawing out beauty of occult aesthetic. Follow his work as language evolves by motif between every graphic, outlining phenomena that has led to unify mind, in accordance to frontier scientific and philosophical development hidden as the surreal.

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DIANA LUPIERI
she/her

Ceramics Studiolead

Diana Lupieri is an illustrator and ceramicist in Vancouver, BC. She is interested in building community and relearning how to look at the world through art. 

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JILLIAN JUSTINE BROOKS
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Illustrator

Jillian is originally from Fort McMurray, Alberta. She's been residing in Vancouver for the last 12 years, creating work from Illustrations to Paintings that reflect her creative sense of humor. Her project Métis Bannock Queen raises funds for nonprofits in Vancouver. 

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ATIRON
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Multidisciplinary Artist

Atiron is a mixed-Indigenous (Mohawk) artist who is passionate remixing and salvaging the pre-existing gems found in your local alley way. Some people find art as an outlet/trade/therapeutic hobby but this tragically brilliant human is basically recreating the wheel to perpetually pass time in a seemingly never-ending existence. 

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REBECCA MONTGOMERY
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Interdisciplinary Artist

Rebecca Montgomery is from Lions Bay, BC and now resides in Vancouver on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. She is a painter, drawer, illustrator, and printmaker with a newfound love for ceramics, as well as a columnist for the Canadian Art Therapy Association’s e-magazine “Envisage”.

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SHADI DOOST
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Interdisciplinary Artist

Shadi believes every Artist dips their brush into their own soul; to say things in color shades and shapes that they couldn't say any other way. Shadi is a visual artist who creates illustrative music by decontextualizing musical pieces then reconstructing them as her artwork. She is inspired by her work as an orchestra musician and decorator.

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BRENDAN HARTE
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Interdisciplinary Artist

Brendan is a Nonbinary Neurodivergent Queer living and working in the unceded Squamish, Musqueum, and Tsleil-Waututh Territories. Tech worker by day, I look to reconnect with my inner child through this studio by working with my hands to create pieces inspired by living with Anxiety, ADHD, and ASD in a neurotypical world.

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MIA RILEY
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Ceramicist

Mia Riley is an emerging artist, writer and curator. Sometimes she makes pots and sculptures in clay and like many people right now, is in the process of figuring out who they are and how they fit into the world. Besides making pottery she is interested in intersections between identity, culture, history, and her experience as a mixed-race Asian- Canadian.

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LIANNE ZANNIER
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Experimental Animator

An experimental animator primarily working with hand-drawn animation. Her animations often explore how movement is felt and perceived through manipulating the rules and frameworks of both animation and cinema.

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RAVEN JOHN
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Interdisciplinary Artist

Raven John/Trickster, artist, involuntary comedian and two-spirit activist, is of Coast Salish and Stolo Nation descent. Trickster is a visual artist, cultural consultant, mediator, storyteller, photographer and sculptor. A jack-of-all-trades (and master of a few), their practice covers a wide array of mediums from provocation and humor, puppet making, ceramics, dressmaking, interactive electronics and indigenous technologies.

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NISHA PLATZER
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Experimental Filmmaker

Drawn to vibrant shades, moon sparkles, and the melding of sounds and imagery that you can dream and drown in, Nisha likes to play with film and photography through handmade processes.  Nisha Platzer was a previous resident of the JBG in 2015-16. 

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JAE WOO KANG
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Filmmaker / Animator

Jaewoo Kang is a filmmaker, animator and visual artist based on unceded Tsleil-Waututh lands, also known as North Vancouver. He explores the film medium as a way of creating new queer aesthetic that blurs the line between gender binary.

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MICKEY VESCERA
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Ceramicist

Mickey Vescera is a ceramicist, sculptor, and writer born and raised on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. Their main practice is ceramic functional ware and abstract sculptures inspired by science fiction, industrial waste, and the wildlife of the Pacific Northwest.

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KALI FISH
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Interdisciplinary Artist

Kali Fish is a multi-medium chameleon from Uranus. They make wearable and visual art with textiles, paint, found objects, beads, teeth, stones and bones. Their current focus is creating tiny worlds, dolls, replicas, and creatures both real and from dreams.

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MARY KIM
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Ceramicist

Mary Kim is an artist living and working in Vancouver. Mary creates small functional ceramic wares, art cards, and mini paintings. Her images are inspired by the humour and brightness found in pop culture, cartoons, monsters and animals.

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PARNEYAN
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Ceramics Artist

Based in Vancouver on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, Par is newly delving into the medium.