Profiles

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KRISTOFER DOMPIERRE | WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN #2

In a society saturated with visual imagery, Kristofer Dompierre believes one of the most important things as an artist is "finding a balance between selling out and confining yourself to your own private world.” Dompierre’s portfolio has grown quickly during the break he's taken from his Visual Ar

VERONIQUE IMBO | WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN #1

In its most general form, anatomy is the "study of the structure of internal working of something." Specifically, it is defined as "the branch of science concerned with the bodily structure of humans, animals, and other living organisms, especially as revealed by dissection and the separation of parts." What if anatomy could also be the grammar in a language, say in art?

Artful Vision | Mitchell Villa

"The discipline of creation, be it to paint, compose, write, is an effort towards wholeness.” - Madeleine L'Engle

Artful Vision | Mïro LaFlaga

"All I'm gonna do is just go on and do what I feel.- Jimi Hendr

Artful Vision | Andrew Knapp

"The secret to getting ahead is getting started." -Mark Twain

ION Magazine Presents - Once Our Land - Book Launch + Artshow

ION Magazine is proud to present Peter Ricq's, Once Our Land book launch and curated art show on Friday, May 13th at ONLOK Gallery. Once Our Land is a self published, 110 page graphic novel written and Illustrated by Peter Ricq, with the help of Sunny Shah’s illustrations, Andrew Young’s colouring, and Phil Ivanusic-Vallee's editing.

Artful Vision | MANNY

"Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different." - C.S. Lewis

Artful Vision | Mikaela Kautzky

"Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection." -  Lawrence Durrell

Artful Vision | Ola Volo

"Your craft or your voice can do so much for you." - Ola Volo

There are such dramatic ups and downs when pursuing something so seemingly intangible such as art. For Ola Volo, a freelance artist and illustrator based out of Vancouver, feeding off her creative multiculturalism outlet is like exchanging vows with what she's passionate about: it's for better or for worse. When work isn't as commendable as she'd like it to be, it takes a toll on everything else.

Artful Vision | Jeremy Boleyn

"Visions don't change, they are only refined." -John C. Maxwell

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