Curated Art Shows / Events

Awaykin with Colour — Rainbow Trout Music Festival — August 2016

Interactive installation for participants to paint in large panels designed by local colouring book designer Anthony Nelson.

Pride — Rainbow Resource Centre — August 2016

Collaborative mural workshops that got queer youth and allies to collage, paint and write about their community.

Cohesive Devices — Graffiti Gallery — June 2016

Co-Presented by Graffiti Art Programming. Featuring Reza Rezai, Graham Wiebe, and The Travelling Sign Painters. Entertainment by The Vinyl Salon, JOM JOM Club, On The One Collective, Prestigious Deviants, DJs A.O.K.S., Frasier, Co-Op, and Hunnicut.

Sigilum Runica — Window Gallery — June 2016

Co-presented by núna(now). Audiovisual installation by Helga Jakobson.

Reykjavíkurdætur Concert — The Sherbrook Inn — June 2016 

Co-presented by núna(now). Visuals by Ian Johnson. Entertainment by Daughters of Reykjavík, 3Peat, and DJ A.O.K.S.

Raccoon & Beaver — RAW:Almond — January 2016 – February 2016

Sculptural light installation by Beau Geste. Entertainment by Big Fun Music Festival.

The Simpsons Show  The Handsome Daughter  September 2015 – November 2015

Featuring Matt Bohemier.  Entertainment by The Catamounts and Mise En Scene

Vestiges — The Frame Arts Warehouse — September 2015 – present

Mural by Natalie Baird, Gabrielle Funk, Toby Gillies, Pat Lazo, Anthony Nelson, Matea Radic, Dany Reede, Jade Rennie-Harper, Patrick Skene, Fred Thomas, and Julia Wake. Entertainment by Millennial Cartel.

The Handsome Daughter — The Handsome Daughter — September 2015 – present

Mural by Benjamin Kroeker. Entertainment by The Catamounts, Mise en Scene, and DJs Tony Neu and Joel Friesen.

Untitled — Hunter & Gunn — September 2015 – present

Mural by Dany Reede and Storm Angecombe as part of GAP Mentorship Program.

Untitled — The Good Will Social Club — September 2015 – present

Mural by Gabrielle Funk and Takashi Iwasaki. Entertainment by Jupiter Storm, Selci, Ghost Twin, and Rayannah.

Bird of Paradise — Fools & Horses Coffee Co. — September 2015 – present

Mural by Erin Ahl and Jade Rennie-Harper. Entertainment by DJs Kraftwerk Orange.

8 Rooms — Korner Stop — September 2015 – present

Mural by Art City Youth. Entertainment by Bunny.

Graffiti — The Urban Bakery — September 2015 – present

Mural by Pat Lazo and Freddie Thomas. Entertainment by 3peat and DJ Lonnie Ce.

Two Suns — The Tallest Poppy — September 2015 – September 2016

Vinyl Installation by Paul Robles. Entertainment by DJ A.O.K.S.

Joy  The Sherbrook Inn — September 2015 – present

Mural by Gibril Bangura. Entertainment by DJ A.O.K.S.

Art Post Office Installation — Rainbow Trout Music Festival — August 2015

Interactive installation for participants to make postcards, take them home or write fan mail to the artists at the Festival.

Every First Friday — The Tallest Poppy — May 2015 – present

Featuring different musical acts and art party programming each month.

Unfinished Basement — Handsome Daughter — March 2015 – September 2015

Featuring Jeanine Saurette. Entertainment by DIY Network.

Freezing Man — RAW:Almond — February 2015

Visuals by Ian Johnson and Jonathan Ventura. Entertainment by DJs Co-op and Hunnicut.

The Tallest Poppy Residency Program — January 2015 – present

Residencies by Christian Procter, Helga Jakobson, Becky Thiessen, Wanda Luna,  Places for Peanuts, Biped Radio, Eric Plamondon, Dayna Danger, Paul Robles, The Travelling Sign Painters, Toby Gillies, rip/torn Collective, Niki Little, hannah_g,  Ming Hon, Pip Skid & Rob Crooks, Natasha Gusta, Reykjavíkurdætur, and Sarah Anne Johnson.

Ingrain — The Cornerstone — November 2014 – present

Featuring Anthony Nelson. Entertainment by Sapphire Empire.

Atlaas EP Release — The Good Will — November 2014

Art installation by Jeanine Saurette. Entertainment by Atlaas, and DJ J Jackson.

Epilogues — Fitzroy — October 2014 – January 2015

Featuring Meg Kroeker and Joey Visser. Entertainment by The Lonesome Cavalry.

Darling Sons — Handsome Daughter — October 2014 – present

Mural and art collection by Dany Reede. Entertainment by DJs Faust, Joel Friesen,  and Tony Neu.

Puppy Love — FoodFare Parking Lot — September 2014 – present

Mural by Gabrielle Funk and Takashi Iwasaki. Entertainment by Studio 393, Animal Teeth, and Surprise Party.

Short Poppies — The Tallest Poppy — September 2014 – present

Featuring Jade Rennie-Harper. Entertainment by JOM JOM Club.

Girl on Blanket — Thom Bargen — September 2014 – April 2015

Mural by Natalie Baird. Entertainment by Bunny, Ben Figler, Adam Nikkel, and Rayannah.

Girls Gone Piled — EMK Clothing — September 2014 – present

Mural by Matea Radic. Entertainment by Midnight Choir.

Twin Bills — Deseo Bistro / The Park Theatre — July 2014 – March 2015

Featuring Francesca Carella Arfinengo and Sean McLachlan. Entertainment by Pip Skid and the Skids, Rob Crooks, The Mariachi Ghost, and DJ Tiny O.

Homo[Phonic} — Fitzroy — May 2014 – October 2014

Featuring Nic Adamson, Creature Haunts, Meganelizabeth Diamond, Andrew Eastman, Warren Humeny, Meg Kroeker, Ian Johnson, Zoe O’Brien-Moran, Scott LeRoux, and Marika Prokosh. Entertainment by Selci.

No New Moon — Deseo Bistro — February 2014 – present

Featuring Alex Ateah and Tamara McKenzie. Entertainment by Atlaas and Andy_2_K.

demo[Graphic] — Fitzroy — January 2014 – May 2014

Featuring Calvin Joseph, Jadyn Klassen, Melissa Krawetz, Christopher Samms, Danielle Sheedy, and Jordan Stephensen. Entertainment by DJ Goodie Rang.

Pop Nuit — Millennium Centre — January 2014

Featuring Nereo II. Entertainment by Colin Stetson and Hannah Epperson.

Reclaimed — The Hive Hair company — December 2013 – April 2014

Featuring Austen Panchyshyn and Gillian Toothill. Entertainment by DJ Fran Pham.

Extended Family — Bistro 7 1/4 — November 2013 – January 2014

Featuring Janessa Brunet. Entertainment by Rayannah.

U + US — Graffiti gallery / union sound hall — September 2013

Featuring Pat Lazo, Siyee Man, Nereo II, Austen Panchyshyn, and Jeanine Saurette. Entertainment by Samantha Halas, Nova Collective Dancers, Hana Lulu, and DJs Scott Shanks and Mike B.

Thickened with legend — Deseo Bistro — September 2013 – July 2014

Featuring Gabrielle Funk and Mat Lacosse. Entertainment by DJ Rhayne Vermette.

Paper, Scissors, Glue — Tara Davis Studio — September 2013

Featuring Anthony Nelson.

Lady Beings — The Hive Hair Company — August 2013 – december 2013

Featuring Matea Radic and Places for Peanuts. Entertainment by Nitemares.

Pretty Pretty — Bistro 7 1/4 — June 2013 – November 2013

Featuring Natalie Baird and Erin Josephson-Laidlaw. Entertainment by Claire Morrison.

Stone Planter — Deseo bistro — may 2013 – February 2014

Featuring Toby Gillies. Entertainment by Justin Graefer.

Along these lines — the hive hair Company — April 2013 – August 2013

Featuring Ben Kroeker and Kenneth Lavallee. Entertainment by DJ Tony Neu.