Hot Art Wet City presents
The 5th Annual
Sept 28–Oct 1, 2017
at The Gallery of BC Ceramics


Hot Art Wet City’s annual immature nude art show Boobies & Wieners is back for a fifth, filthy year. This time, we’re partnering with The Gallery of BC Ceramics (1359 Cartwright St, Vancouver) for a quickie weekend show on Granville Island. As always expect to see the walls filled with explicit art from over 50 of the best and dirtiest Vancouver-based artists. From the crass to the cartoonish, there’s sure to be something sexy to appeal to you. Join us at the opening reception on Thursday September 28 from 6pm to see the provocative work and meet some of the hot artists. The show only runs through the weekend, so don’t by shy—even though viewer discretion is advised.

Artists include: Aaron White, Alex Stewart, Annie Weber, Ash McGregor, AT Originals, Becca Lowe, Ben Everyman, Cade Cran, Calvin Bradbury, Carlan Hughes, Carmen Bright, Cathleen Chow, Charlie Labelle, Chloe Scarfo, Chris Bentzen, Chris Watson, DanOddity, Dave Stanway, Dave Stewart, Devi Warchild, Dezi Raider & Dark Cell Photography, Dionne Ong, Divya Nanray, Eileen Harder, Emma Lehto, Flavia C, Haley Perry, Harley Munsie, Holly Winters, Isadora Rodrigues, Jaclyn Lord-Purcell, Jeff Porter, Jemma Titheridge, Jessica Blaquiere, Kacia Lee, Karla Monterrosa, Kat Hirsch, Katherine Wilson, Kathleen McGiveron, Kimberley Howie, Kirsten Hatfield, Lara Hjorthoy, Laurel Thomson, Lilly Rose Smith, Lucy Stainsby, Lukas Grajauskas, Lyndsey Paramo, Madeleine Sava, Mandy Lau, Maria Batista, Marina LeClair, Matt Hanns Schroeter, Megan Channell, Meghan West, Michael Abraham, Mika Senda, Mike West, Nahanni McKay, Nicholas Frenette, Nicole Paluck, Nikki McLaren, Nikki Pecasso, Pamm Fournier, Patrick Takata, Payal Bansal, Peg Leg, Pifa Alarcon, Pink Swami, Rosaura Lezama, Rosie Schinners, Sam Peachie, Samantha Gill, Samantha Thomas, Shahla Bozorgzadeh, Shary Contrary, Simone Ip, Steffi Lai, Sunny Go, Suzy F, Tayt Modern, The Human Prism, Valerie Oba, Valerya Nyukalova, Vladimir Kolosov, William Liao, Wren Bruce, and Yuki Cormier.

Shed yr skin
New works from Nomi Chi
November 3–26, 2016


In Nomi Chi’s first solo exhibition, Shed yr skin features a new collection of paintings, drawings, and sculptures primarily depicting chimeric, sometimes monsterous figures struggling with themselves or otherwise interacting with each other as well as other creatures inhabiting fictitious landscapes. Themes of transformation, desire, and death, and sex are manipulated and explored with an air of humour, as images hint at a broader narrative beyond the picture frame. In addition, Shed yr skin marks a considered departure from Chi’s work previous to their BFA completion: with a new focus on feminist concerns, Chi intends to toy with the idea of female figuration within nature, specifically in relation to the history of visual arts and illustration.

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Nomi Chi is a multidisciplinary visual artist whose primary practice engages with the visual lexicon of illustration and tattoo. Images within Chi’s painting and drawing practice seek a heightened sense of emotive drama, often utilizing animal and human figures, in varying degrees of fictitious construction, as stand-ins for personal experiences and observations on human nature. With seven years of professional tattoo experience, they have achieved a well-established international tattoo career. Nomi Chi graduated from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in 2015 with a BFA in illustration. They have participated in gallery exhibitions throughout Canada, the US and parts of Europe.

Nomi Chi

David Robinson

Interview with Vancouver sculptor David Robinson
MUSIC: “Colazione su saturno” by Menion (
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

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Martha Varcoe Sturdy

Interview with Vancouver artist and designer Martha Varcoe Sturdy
MUSIC: “High School Snaps” by Broke For Free
INTERVIEW: Alex M F Quicho for Winsor Gallery
VIDEO & EDIT: Chris Bentzen

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Connie Sabo

Interview with Vancouver artist Connie Sabo
MUSIC: “Sweet and Clean” by Podington Bear

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Mia Dungeon

Interview with Vancouver mixed media surrealist Mia Dungeon
MUSIC: “Wavy Glass” by Podington Bear

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Marina Glynn

Interview with sculptor Marina Glynn
MUSIC: “11” by The Valleys

LUXSTAR ‘Innergalaktik’
September 6-29, 2013


LUXSTAR ‘Innergalaktik’ is a collaborative show that explores the mindscapes of illustrators/designers Dacosta! aka Chocolate Soop® and Frazer Adams of Frazer Creative. From robotic characters and product branding to cosmic vistas and gemological forms, LUXSTAR ‘Innergalaktik’ is a mash up of digital and analogue, featuring imagery that plays with existing and emerging elements of pop-culture from all corners of the galaxy.

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Chocolate Soop® is a design creative studio currently based in Vancouver specializing in Character IP Development. Influenced by Japanese culture, graffiti and industrial design, CHOCOLATE SOOP® is driven to create projects which contribute to and promote “Character culture” on the global stage. Headed by Dacosta(!) a self-taught, multifaceted illustrator and award winning designer Chocolate Soop® ha has been creating toys, illustration, apps, animated projects and more for the past 17 years

Frazer Adams is a Vancouver-based illustrator, graphic designer and graffiti artist. He wields a strong understanding of three dimensions and greatly values the precision, cleanliness and impact of vector graphics and typography. Though Frazer comes from a background in street art, he draws inspiration from images and ideas found in nature and the universe. Since graduation from the Capilano University IDEA Program, Frazer has expanded game art, user interface design, typography, and turntablism.


Jorden & David Doody

An interview with Vancouver collaborative artists Jorden & David Doody. It was inspiring hearing their perspective on working together, about their process, and so much more I haven’t included here… so much so, you can see a second part below. Definitely check them out

MUSIC: “Nothing Like Captain Crunch” by Broke For Free

BONUS: Jorden and David Doody talk about collaboration, communication and the importance of both for their artistic work and personal relationship.

Colin Johnson

An interview with Vancouver artist and woodworker Colin Johnson. Yes, he built a large, wooden AT-AT liquor cabinet. You may have seen it this year at the Eastside Culture Crawl in Vancouver.

MUSIC: “Blown Out” by Broke For Free

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