STUDIO COLLECTIVE

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JULIA CZUBERNAT

Ceramicist - Studio Lead

Julia is building up her production pottery practice while at the JBG. Her worked is informed by nature and connected to the earth. She helps co-lead the ceramics studio at the JBG.

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SANDY MARGARET

Painter

Sandy is a queer scenic artist who works and lives in the traditional territories of the Squamish, Musqueum, and Tsleil-waututh nations. She specializes in painting and sculpture/object making at a scene shop in the Main Street area. She is also also a freelance scenic designer in the Vancouver area for live theatre and events. 

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DIANA LUPIERI

Ceramics - Studio Lead

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

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JILLIAN JUSTINE BROOKS

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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KINSEY DEAKIN

Illustrator

Kinsey is an interdisciplinary artist with passions in photography, collage, and painting. She works in graphic design and the film industry. Kinsey was a past board member at the JBG and has been a studiomate since 2016.

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MILY MUMFORD

Performer Media Arts

A Métis dancer, musician, writer and director for film, theatre and multimedia and an MSc. researcher at Simon Fraser University in interactive technology. Her creative work explores the intersections between arts and sciences in exploring the human condition. She runs the Nebula Theatre Company and has previously activated the JBG for events.

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REBECCA MONTGOMERY

Interdisciplinary Artist

Rebecca Montgomery (she/her) 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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KALI FISH

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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JAE WOO KANG

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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LIANNE ZANNIER

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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MARY KIM

Ceramicist

Mary Kim is a ceramic artist originally from Calgary, Alberta. She currently resides in Vancouver, creating quirky functional and sculptural forms with clay as her primary medium. Mary also paints on various surfaces; paper, canvas, and wood. Her themes are that of monsters, animals, and robots. All of her pieces have evidence of the handmade, with a sense of fun and whimsy. 

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NISHA PLATZER

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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JODI MUZYLOWSKI

Ceramicist

Jodi has been at the JBG for nearly three years. She works at the CBC and makes sculptural ceramics work in her free time. 

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DOENJA OOGJES

Design Researcher

Doenja Oogjes is a design researcher originally from Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her most recent work focuses on textile fabrication: weaving, knitting and braiding. She is a PhD candidate at the Everyday Design Studio at SFU, where her research is informed by post humanism, philosophies of technology and feminist theory. Through design, Doenja explores indirect, accidental, surprising and overlooked ways technologies mediate the everyday. 

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SPENCE JOHNSTON

Ceramicist

QUIR/boy spence is a settler on Coast Salish Territories, privileged to be living and working on the lands of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people. Identifying as Queer and using He/They pronouns, their work is primarily in photography. While their work continues to evolve and change shape, it always refers back to Queer identity at it’s core and an exploration of the theme “Proof We Exist”.  When not creating art, they can be seen cavorting with crows.

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MICKEY VESCERA

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.