Caitlin Butcher & Lisa Tanner @ ContainerArt Vancouver 2011. Artist Statement

Title of Work: The movement of fashion Artist’s Statement (abridged): The strips of fabric illustrate color and line in their truest form while the white dresses act as a blank canvas. Patterns created from images of the colored strips of fabric are projected on to the dresses, epitomizing the endless design possibilities. Advertisements

Reece Wood @ ContainerArt Vancouver 2011. Artist Statement

Title: Vancouversion Artist Statement (abridged): it’s strange the disconnection that we feel from nature. Since humanity is a product of nature, it’s difficult to separate a human effect from a natural one.

Farmwurx @ ContainerArt Vancouver 2011. Artist Statement

Name of Installaton: All that is Golden “A store of grain, Oh king is the best of treasures. A gem put in your mouth will not support life.”Hitopadesa Artist’s Statement: All that is Golden is a visual dialogue of the journeyof the grains and seeds that are grown in western Canada and maketheir way to … Continue reading

Miyuki Shinkai@ ContainerArt Vancouver 2011. Artist Statement

Title of installation: Luminous Boats. Artist Statement (extract): The port as whisper to our heart and mind to stay open to international affairs, marine environment sustainability as well as a broader spiritual enrichment to Vancouver’s connection to the sea.  www.mellonglass.ca    

RAF digital (aka Rob Farrow) @ Vancouver ContainerArt 2011. Artist Statement

Title: Working  Artist statement:  We work so that our food tastes better and to impress our friends. We work to learn more, to praise God or sometimes just to keep from being bored. This series of images celebrates the shapes, textures and colours of the work that we do. The bigger the work, the simpler … Continue reading

The Guardian of the ContainerArt Temple…

…is a dragon made of steel.  Why does ContainerArt’s temporary museum in Vancouver need a dragon to protect it? Well, dragons, monsters, sphynx, lions in front of places of contemplation are a good idea: they serve an apotropaic function: they ward off evil.  For ContainerArt evil is distraction, vandalism, and generally not taking advantage of the … Continue reading

ContainerArt PNE partnership with the Port Metro Vancouver

This year the Pacific National Exhibit Container Art Show has partnered with Port Metro Vancouver to showcase the history and tradition of the Port in helping to shape Vancouver.  Throughout history, Ports around the world have been chronicled through works by local artists. Art work will celebratee Vancouver’s relationship between the Port and the city. To learn more about Port … Continue reading