North Shore Art Crawl: Studio 1521 presents!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in Exhibitions, Fine Arts, Recent Posts

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Dearest friends!

We’re very pleased to announce our participation in this year’s popular North Shore Art Crawl festival! We’d be delighted to receive you at Studio 1521 for the chance to view our studio and gallery, we have lots to see and share!

This is where you can find out a little more about Studio 1521 and our exhibitions for this festival.

Additionally, you can also access my complete festival collection at my sister site,


Day 1: April 20 – 11am to 5pm
Day 2: April 21 – 11am to 5pm


1521 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7P 2S1
NOTE: Lots of free street parking available and easy public transport access.
Here is the map location link

You are welcome to contact Kira for any further information.

We very much look forward to seeing you there! Wishing you a great Art Crawl! =)


Kira Oujonkova and Wayne Wiens

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More about the North Shore Art Crawl

The North Shore Art Crawl is a free community arts festival that celebrates the creative energy of our local artists and creates cultural vitality. Our mission is to create approachable and accessible art venues that encourage the community to connect and celebrate expression and diversity. We engage, inspire, and transform the North Shore through inclusive, creative alliances amongst artists and the community. This is a fantastic opportunity for local artists to display their work and to educate the public about their artistic talents. It is a very exciting and novel way to get their names out in the community. For the galleries the Art Crawl is a venue for publicity and a means to attract many different people to your location who are wishing to view and purchase art. For the people living on the North Shore this is a great opportunity to meet many diversely talented artists and view their creations at your doorstep. North Shore Art Crawl Map

North Shore Art Crawl 2013

Deep Cove Engagement Photography: Marina + Cam

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Couples, Family, Lifestyle, Recent Posts

Here is the collection of images from the fun photo session with Marina and Cam, the winners of our 2012 couples photo contest. We couldn’t wish for a better sunny day in Vancouver winter!

Scroll below to see the inline gallery or if you prefer a slideshow view, just click on any image – it will open a light-box where at the bottom left you will find a “slideshow play” option.



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Terra INCOGNITA: Art Exhibition Photo Reportage – Opening Night

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Exhibitions, Fine Arts, Recent Posts

Thank you to all my guests for attending the opening of my Terra INCOGNITA show! I feel very inspired by the great positive energy you all brought and shared, and am looking forward to creating a new collection for my next show. Also a special thanks to Amber and Josh from Artstar Props for organizing this fabulous event!

Terra INCOGNITA represented 4 of the series I’ve been working on over the past year. Work displayed on the gallery walls (and some extra pieces) can now be seen on my site at I will soon be posting more information on each series in this collection.

I’ve also designed and published the first volume in my book series covering the work of Terra INCOGNITA. A full preview of this publication is available here for your viewing pleasure. Here you will recognize many of the pieces in the show and discover them in their intended context.

Below is a casual photo reportage covering the opening night with snaps kindly submitted by various guests.


“I really enjoyed your work. I feel like we have a lot in common after seeing a bit of the world through your eyes and reading the narratives. I am an early morning person too! I really connected with your pieces and hope to see more soon. Congratulations on such a success. I hope you enjoyed every minute of it!” –Janey Chang

Here is what some other visitors have said about the show – on the facebook event page….

And here is the previous post on preparation for the Terra INCOGNITA.

Terra INCOGNITA: Art Exhibition Opening

Posted by on Nov 10, 2012 in Exhibitions, Fine Arts, Recent Posts

My dear friends!

A few weeks ago I received a warm invitation from local art studio ArtStars Props to organize and host a solo art show.

Ever since I’ve been madly getting ready for this event, and today, I am very excited to announce that it is happening!

I now would like to invite you to my exhibition opening party, you are very welcome!

Come join us for a visual journey into the unseen wonderland of life, Terra INCOGNITA.  But be warned: Here be dragons! :-)

Looking forward to see you there!

November 23rd, 2012 doors open at 7pm.

ArtStar Props Studio @ 301-4438 Juneau Street, Burnaby, two blocks from the Brentwood Mall Skytrain Station.

More info:


VanArts post on the show

What does it take to be a gymnast?

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Lifestyle, Portraits, Recent Posts

Lena. In between the daily routine workouts…

Gymnastics is a beautiful sport. But what does it take to be a gymnast?

It takes serious determination, passion and dedication, patience and understanding, energy and enthusiasm, creativity and imagination and, of course, a love for sport. The skills require many years to master and usually starts at a very early age.

Lena is a competitive gymnast training with Planet Rhythmic Gymnastics Club in West Vancouver. Gymnastics has been her passion and a big part of her life since she was 5.