Introduce Group Show
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
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.