An Instagram Live Chat with Big-Time Curator, Sophie Lucas

Sophie Lucas is a fair director, curator & art administrator. She has 7 years of experience in art curation around the globe. Sophie was the first official employee of The Other Art Fair, an international art fair for emerging artists presented by Saatchi Art. Sophie is based in New York, but she travels back and forth… Continue reading An Instagram Live Chat with Big-Time Curator, Sophie Lucas

What Makes a Mentor Figure So Important?

Photograph by Johnson Wang (c) Unsplash

Whether you’ve had a mentor or not – you’ve still grown up with role models. In the adult world, role models become mentors. During our childhood, we look up to our parents, guardians, and siblings for guidance. They teach us how to walk, how to speak, and might even lead us to the path of… Continue reading What Makes a Mentor Figure So Important?

Ben Von Wong – An Artist and Influencer Changing the World One Snap at a Time

It’s undeniable that social influencers have been taking the world by storm. They are known to have large global audiences, build strong communities, travel across the world, partner with companies, sign-on to brand deals and provide online content for social media platforms. In other words, they are powerful. For many, with this power comes responsibility… Continue reading Ben Von Wong – An Artist and Influencer Changing the World One Snap at a Time

How to Strike the Right Work Balance in the Summer

Working from home can be extremely beneficial. You’ve got a more flexible schedule, you don’t have to spend x hours a day commuting to work, and you can take any professional call from the quiet and comfort of your home, while still wearing your PJ bottoms! Sure – working from home is pretty sweet, but… Continue reading How to Strike the Right Work Balance in the Summer

Suzanne Alyssa Andrew – Author, Writer, Editor, Journalist, Entrepreneur

Suzanne Alyssa Andrew - Circle of Stones Book Launch

Suzanne Alyssa Andrew is no stranger to the world of writing, publishing, and journalism. She’s written and been published in dozens of magazines, papers, blogs and journals, is an editor for Canadian literary magazine, Taddle Creek, and – AND! – has written her own novel, Circle of Stones. We wonder if Suzanne is ever at a loss… Continue reading Suzanne Alyssa Andrew – Author, Writer, Editor, Journalist, Entrepreneur

Trends in Mentorship

Understandably, Mentorship has existed forever. Or at least ever since people started having friends and spending time in groups, which yeah checks out as forever. I mean it makes sense, at its core, mentorship is just helping others succeed and be nice, and people naturally like to do this. The more established hunters in cave… Continue reading Trends in Mentorship

Dancer Ruth Cheah & Her Mentors

Ruth Cheah by Angela Wong and costume courtesy of @charlesworthballetinstitute (Perth Western Australia)

Working in the arts is an exciting but challenging path. It can take a while to make a name for yourself as a freelance artist, typically requiring trial and error and very hard work. For salaried workers, good jobs can be hard to find and come up once in a blue moon. Not surprising then… Continue reading Dancer Ruth Cheah & Her Mentors

Montreal, The city that breathes culture

Every city has its own claim to fame – that one thing that it’s known for above everything else. Los Angeles has the movie industry, New York has theatre and restaurants, and Paris has fashion, but what sets Montreal apart? All of the above! Montreal is one of the biggest melting pots in the world… Continue reading Montreal, The city that breathes culture

How to stand out in today’s job market

The job market today is a different place than it was 10 years ago, with technology as a driving force in most offices and as the future itself of business. While it has streamlined many processes and enabled greater means of expression and creation, it has also somewhat levelled the playing field. Pair this with… Continue reading How to stand out in today’s job market

Mentorship For Millennials

What do Millennials want? A fulfilling career that pays! When do they want it? As soon as they graduate! Unfortunately, getting started is no shoo-in. There are tons of brilliant, ambitious, young workers out there that finding the right job can be quite challenging. That’s why speaking to someone who’s been through the ropes before comes in… Continue reading Mentorship For Millennials