The Seventh Annual CARDED!
April 11, 2015


Buy, collect and trade the art of fifty artists reproduced on trading cards. Sold in mixed packs of five random cards for $5. Want a specific card? Trade with the other people at the party! How bad do you want it?! To see art from past shows and for more info go to

Artists: Andrea Hooge, Adam de Souza, Amy Tom, Andrew Ferneyhough, Anne Emberline, Ben Worth, Cang Nguyen, Carelle B Dunn, Char Hoyt, Chelsea O’Byrne, Christel Chan, Cole Pauls, David Vegt, Donna Cowan, Earthstar Jai Smith, Exploding Haggis, Flavia C, Francis Bantayen, Ivan Louey, Jackie Dives, Jacqueline Simpson, Jenn Brisson, Jessica Blaquiere, John Shigeta, Joni Taylor, Julie Ehrmantraut, Kathryn Mussallem, Ken Rolston, Kristi Pereira Newton, Laura Zerebeski, Lori Dean Dyment, Lydia Fu, Lynn Skordal, Megan Majewski, Mia Dungeon, Mika Senda, MW Bowen, Nancy Vo, Nicole Standard, Nigel Davis, Paul Antony Carr, Paul-Hope, Rachel Wada, Savannah Tait, Serena Inman, Shary Contrary, Stu Popp, Vicki Lynn Rae, William Weird, and Wren Bruce.

See photos from the show on Flickr >

November 9, 2013
featuring the art of 50 60 artists reproduced on limited edition 1″ buttons


This year we chose 60 artists to be in the show! 10 extra for 10 years of Hot One Inch Action! Here’s the list of this year’s artists:
Aaron White, Ali Bruce, Amy Tom, Andrea Hooge, Becky McEachern, Belinda Williams, Cameron B Steele, Caprice White, Char Hoyt & Christopher O’Brien, Cherry Thompson, Chloe Ezra, DACOSTA!, Dani Yannece & Daniel Dudley, Danielle Borisoff, Ehren Salazar, Emily Zimmerman, euge, Frazer Adams, Geoff Stevenson, Hannah Myers, Hazel Walling, Helen Eady, Howard Penning, iHeart, Jackie Dives, Jackie Klobucar, Jackson Smith, Jangojim, Jenn Brisson, Jon Moretta, Joseph Taormina, Kate Newman, Kathryn Lissack, Kathy Moyou, Katrina Stock, Kay Slater (kdot), Kazimir Simpson, Kel/Kel, Kirsten Hatfield, Kris G. Brownlee, Lori Dean Dyment, M.e.l Jensen, Mandy Tsung, Mark Atomos Pilon, Max Brown, Megan Majewski, Nicole Pinkerton, Norman Eric Fox, peg.leg, Randall Cosco, Russell Alton, Sean Karemaker, Shannon Hemmett, Shen-Howe Lee, Sophia Ahamed, Steve Rolston, SW Blake, Ted Dave, Victoria Sieczka, and Vivian Huang.

Conceived by Jim Hoehnle and Chris Bentzen in 2004, Hot One Inch Action is the original, one-night only show of button art and social interaction from Vancouver, BC. The tiny art of fifty different artists is reproduced on one inch buttons. These limited edition buttons are displayed on the gallery wall and the audience is offered the opportunity to buy randomly selected buttons in mixed bags of five for $5. Didn’t get the button you want? Trade with the people around you… how bad do you want that button?! That’s when the hot action starts. For more info, go to

Hot One Inch Action
HOT ONE INCH ACTION: “Holiday Leftovers” Button Trading
December 15, 2012

Hot One Inch Action was back for a special holiday edition featuring buttons left over from past shows. The art of hundreds of artists reproduced on one inch buttons and sold in mixed packs of 5 buttons. 2 for the price of 1 mixed packs of 5 random buttons (10 buttons total) for $5 (only $2.50/pack). More info about the show here >

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