Introduce Group Show

BIOS

Zan Rothenburg has been drawn to the visual arts, textiles, jewelry making, and stained glass

since childhood. Zan’s art has, and will always remain, a very personal practice.

Zachary Trask is self taught multimedia artist based in Vancouver BC.

Zachary uses techniques of photography, video, collage and painting to make

documentary style work influenced by DTES street culture.

Robert Turriff is a Vancouver based sculptor and co-director of the Bakery Gallery. Robert

sculpts commercially and creates his own works as an artist, Turriff is a graduate of the Alberta

College of Art + Design. His sculptures combine classical and contemporary practices often

employing traditional methods of working.

Patrick O’Neill was born and works as an uninvited guest on the unceded and ancestral

territories of the Coast Salish peoples, known otherwise as Vancouver. His practice includes

painting, drawing, video, and assemblage and he received his BFA in Visual Arts from UBC in

2016. His current body of work explores the idiosyncrasies of thought and the peculiarities of

one’s self. How ideologies spawn, organize, and propagate between an individual and their

environment is a driving concern in his practice.

Tasha Hefford is an illustrator, visual artist, and writer based in Vancouver. She is a graduate

of Emily Carr University and has exhibited work throughout Vancouver and Comox Valley. Her

work often addresses the complicated relationship she keeps with technology. Accordingly, you

can find her on Instagram @Tashateeth.

Marshall McMahen is a Vancouver-based set and costume designer for theatre and opera, and

production designer for film. His sets and costumes are seen regularly at Vancouver theatres

including Bard on the Beach, Arts Club, and Urban Ink, and nationally at the National Arts

Centre, Citadel Theatre, Pacific Opera Victoria, and others. He is passionate about theatre that

sparks dialogue on contemporary issues, and about developing designs as storytelling tools

alongside new scripts; as such he designs primarily for premieres of new works. His designs

draw as much on traditional stage mechanics and theatrical techniques as they do on the rich

possibilities within the relationship between audience and performance. In an increasingly

digitized industry, McMahen fosters a design process that incorporates the irreplaceable design

media of drawing, watercolours, and model building, and favours these media for their ability to

capture the imagination.Marshall is the recipient of the Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award, Ottawa

Critics’ Circle Award, Jessie Award, and four Ovation Awards. He is a graduate of UBC, and a

member of IATSE 891 and Associated Designers of Canada.

Harold Coego was born in Havana, Cuba he immigrated to Vancouver in 2002. Coego is a

multidisciplinary artist who's works include drawing, painting, sculpture and experimental film.

He has worked in theatre and film as a lighting designer, scenic designer, and sculptor. Coego is

also a film maker producing short films. Harold attended the International School of Cinema and

Television in Havana. Harold also performed work as an Archeologist Assistant carrying out

excavations, restoration, and conservation of artifacts and paintings dating back to the 16th

Century. His art investigates human emotions and its many magical ways to represent it. Harold

considers himself a nonacademic self taught artist

Cole Bazin is a Vancouver based multidisciplinary artist with a affinity for painting. He is a

graduate of Emily Carr University of Art + Design and has had work exhibited throughout British

Columbia. His work explores the archetype of the alchemist through role-play as an alternative

opportunity in which to explore visual language. Fusing together the act of engaging, escaping

and creation.

T'uy't'tanat- Cease Wyss is an interdisciplinary artist who works with new media and

interdisciplinary arts as well as community engaged and public art. Cease is a Coast Salish

ethnobotanist and is an emerging cedar and wool weaver with a textiles art practice that

includes plant and other natural dyes. She is a member of the Aboriginal Writers Collective West

Coast and lives in East Vancouver.

Bridgette Badowich is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Vancouver, BC. A graduate

of Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Badowich explores notions of heritage, nostalgia and

identity through experimental drawing, painting, and digital methods, often collaging them

together to create new, experimental images. Badowich was recently an artist-in-residence at

the Obras Foundation in Evoramonte, Portugal and will be attending the NES Artist Residency

in Skagastrond, Iceland in June 2019. Badowich currently acts as co-director of Arts Assembly

and sits on the Board of the Vancouver Art Book Fair (VABF).

Brandi Rawluk is a traveling artist currently based out of Vancouver. Working with multidisciplinary

art forms, her work specializes in subjects of the body, the body as a conduit and

the occult. Through dance, performance, tattooing, collage and installation work, she explores

the mark of the body in space. She calls upon her experiences on the road, heritage, animals,

and healing practices as a driving inspiration. Brandi is a graduate of the Capilano Textile and

Studio Arts program Vancouver, a graduate of the 2018 Colleena Shakti School of Dance, India,

and a herbalist in training.

Ahbyah Baker graduated from Emily Carr University in 2006 with a BFA and was a finalist in the

2012 RBC Painting Competition. She has exhibited in 'Danger in Paradise' at Or Gallery,

Vancouver; ‘Shapely', CSA Space, Vancouver and 'A Beast Salient', Franc Gallery, Vancouver.

In 2015 she and artist Robert Turriff founded The Bakery a artist run

project space in Vancouver showcasing emerging artists.