06 Sep Nikki Balfour

[caption id="attachment_15730" align="alignright" width="268"] From Nikki's Instagram[/caption] Nikki Balfour is a self-taught abstract artist from the beautiful Okanagan Valley. She has developed a unique freestyle abstract style of painting, allowing the flow of her thoughts, music, and color guide the brush as she paints. Nikki’s work is...

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06 Sep Vicky V

Vicky V is a Toronto-based artist, specializing in custom-painting shoes and selling them on Etsy. She describes herself as a Shoe-painter, Disneyaphile, and Mad Scientist. Vicky believes that since shoes are our vessels to explore and experience the world, it only makes sense to reflect someone’s...

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Teri Blackwell

06 Sep Teri Blackwell

[caption id="attachment_321" align="alignright" width="300"] The finished shoes (from Teri's Instagram)[/caption] "I draw and paint what I imagine, I have always done this." Teri Blackwell is a self-taught artist from the Okanagan Valley. She uses paint, ink and graphite to tell the stories that play out in her...

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06 Sep Daniel Moosayebi

[caption id="attachment_15771" align="alignright" width="300"] "Through love thorns become roses." ~ Rumi[/caption] Daniel Moosayebi is an artist from Toronto and the creative director of Inked Out Kicks. He specializes in customizing and restoring sneakers, creating one-of-a-kind footwear unique to each client. The motto of Inked Out Kicks – “Together,...

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Tanya Viala

06 Sep Tanya Viala

Tanya Viala is a Kelowna-based tattoo artist who uses the more common method, a tattoo machine, to create beautiful body art, but also specializes in handpoke tattoos. She creates small and large-scale tattoos by using small dots to build a whole image, finding that this approach...

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Gigi Hoeller

06 Sep Gigi Hoeller

[caption id="attachment_15662" align="alignright" width="300"] Gigi's painted canvas and her original artwork donated to be auctioned off at our fundraiser[/caption] Gigi Hoeller is a mixed media artist from the small community of Halfmoon Bay, BC. You’ll find most of her art to be colorful and vibrant, mixed with art...

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