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  • Twenty Three Days at Sea has Finally Launched!

    Twenty Three Days at Sea has Finally Launched!

    Burrard Arts Foundation has partnered with Access Gallery in a courageous and innovative new artist residency, Twenty Three Days at Sea. A selected group of talented visual artists will expand and develop their practice aboard […]

  • City Fabric

    Thank you to Janet Smith of the Georgia Straight for this week’s article on City Fabric, a public art project Burrard Arts Foundation has commissioned in partnership with 221A. Architect Matthew Soules has collaborated with […]

  • Artist in Residence: Alexandra Bischoff

    Artist in Residence: Alexandra Bischoff

    Burrard Arts Foundation is pleased to share that Alexandra Bischoff has been artist-in-residence for the past month. A recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Bischoff (b. 1990) is a multi-disciplinary artist […]

  • Towards a Fictional History of Colour

    Towards a Fictional History of Colour

    June 25 – July 25, 2015 Jeff Hallbauer, Zoe Hodgson, Eddy Hofbauer, Simone Jarvis. Ben Marvin and Jacobo Zambrano Curated by Elliat Albrecht Aspiring to Completeness: A Fictional History of Colour   Red was reported to be the first colour […]

  • Put A Dot On It

    Put A Dot On It

    Thank you to Avalon Mott and Scout Magazine for featuring Tyler Keeton Robbin’s work Reappropriated Form in Put A Dot On It this week. Put A Dot On It highlights a work of excellence by an […]

  • Transparent Architecture as Support: Sean Mills

    Transparent Architecture as Support: Sean Mills

    Vancouver-based artist Sean Mills’ painting practice explores the materiality of his medium to test the boundaries of its object making potential. Moving beyond the traditional application of pigment onto canvas, he has accumulated, dipped, dried […]

  • BAF Intern Alexandra Best on Sean Mills

    BAF Intern Alexandra Best on Sean Mills

    As a contemporary art student at Simon Fraser University downtown, I have spent the last four years dreaming of an opportunity to work with art in a gallery context. Needless to say, I was excited […]

  • deConstruction: Evann Siebens

    deConstruction: Evann Siebens

    Bodily frame, 24″ x 36″. Chromogenic print with laminate finish, 2015   “Give us your old, decrepit and outdated neighbourhoods to be revived with condo high-rises, boutique hair salons and a spattering of Starbucks,” developers […]

  • Nicolas Sassoon: Silver Rapids

    Nicolas Sassoon: Silver Rapids

    In the beginning, electricity searched for the most exalted applications for itself: miraculous medical cures, mechanized assembly lines, turbines, bulbs and radio frequencies, all the while mocking the planet’s dark past. In the beginning, Marcel […]

  • Malcolm Levy: São Paulo Graffiti

    Malcolm Levy: São Paulo Graffiti

    The pre-modern history of art holds a romanticized responsibility of the artist to master their medium in order to honour their subject. This notion exalted the representational ability of artists and suggested that their cultural […]

  • Wil Aballe of WAAP

    Wil Aballe of WAAP

    Wil Aballe one of our favourite Vancouverites and collaborates. When BAF opened early last year, he curated Post Rem, the inaugural exhibition, partnered with the gallery to facilitate a panel discussion on the state of […]

  • Antoni Wojtyra: In conversation

    Antoni Wojtyra: In conversation

    Burrard Arts Foundation was pleased to host Antoni Wojtyra as artist-in-residence from October 2014 to January 2015. Wojtyra, no stranger to toil in the studio and analytical inquisitions into the essentiality of painting, spent his residency […]

  • Thank you for a wonderful first year

    Thank you for a wonderful first year

    Thank you to all of the patrons, partners, artists and visitors who helped make BAF’s inaugural year such a wonderful success. We’re very proud of our diverse, exciting programming and couldn’t have made it all […]

  • Joseph Staples on his Residency at BAF

    Joseph Staples on his Residency at BAF

    Vancouver-based artist Joseph Staples (also known as Office Supplies Incorporated,) was the 2014 winner of the second Contemporary Art Society Emerging Artist’s Prize and Burrard Arts Foundation’s inagural artist in residence this spring. He spoke to […]

  • New travelling residency in partnership with Access Gallery

    New travelling residency in partnership with Access Gallery

    Burrard Arts Foundation is excited to introduce a new Travelling Artist Residency Program, in partnership with Access Gallery and with Contraste Art Agency, titled Twenty-Three Days at Sea. Unlike traditional residencies, which offer artists accommodation at a stationary […]

  • Artist in Residence: Antoni Wojtyra

    Artist in Residence: Antoni Wojtyra

    Artist in Residence: Antoni Wojtyra BAF is pleased to be hosting Vancouver artist Antoni Wojtyra as our current artist in residence at BAF Studio. Here’s a sneak peek at what he’s been working on for […]