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Artpreneur columnist Nicole Bauberger is a painter, writer and performer living in Whitehorse. 


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Issue: 2014-02-13, PHOTO: iStock

Another classic struggle is justifying the pursuit of money, when, as an artist, passion, creativity, communication, love, light, colour, and form are the important things in life. So while most artists don't have plans of making it rich, everyone more

Feb 13, 2014 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Canadian contemporary artists found a wider audience in Massachusetts last spring. The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) presents more than 60 Canadian artists, including three artists from the Yukon, until April 2013. more

Nov 15, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

As the summer high season for art sales slips away, artists might find themselves thinking about showing in cities outside the Yukon, where the high season for art sales occurs in the fall and winter.It sounds like a no-brainer. It's an accepted more

Sep 13, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Business

Paul Baker and Rosemary Piper share the solo show room at the Yukon Artists @ Work (YA@W) co-operative gallery this month. Piper's framed watercolours line the walls. To left and right, many smaller paintings make a more intimate installation. more

May 24, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Karine Genest offers us a view of Churchill, Manitoba during the polar bear migration season during her show Un Autre Nord: Les Ours Polaires de Churchill, at the Centre de la Francophonie on Strickland Street. more

May 17, 2012 12:00 AM Photography - Film

What's in a word? In the hands of Peter Jickling and his friends, each word has its own voice. You can listen to those voices at the Word Project: A Treatise on Resonant Philosophy at the Old Fire Hall May 14-20. more

May 10, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Peer Gynt tells the life story of an irresponsible young man who grows into an old man adventuring through the world. He returns home and makes an accounting of his life when faced with the prospect of death. more

Feb 16, 2012 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

Santa Claus lives at the North Pole. Earl Miller, curator of the Untrue North exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre's Public Gallery, identifies what he calls the "lie" of the ideal North with Canada's "ideal alter-ego," ... more

Jan 26, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Cruelty makes good comedy. There's something fascinating and often hilarious about watching one character tear into another. And as the Song of Songs warns us, jealousy is as cruel as the grave. The Guild/Sour Bride co-production of David Mamet's ... more

Nov 24, 2011 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

Visitors at Yukon Artists@Work are mostly Canadians and Europeans, observes Bob Atkinson, chair of the cooperative. He reports that May and June were good, but July and more

Sep 22, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

David Neufeld strings a tarp between spruce trees. No tree in the right spot? He guys out his boat pole as a support. He sets up his chair, then pulls his notebook and a reference text out of his dry-bag library. Neufeld is a historian ... more

Aug 18, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon History

Being an artist resembles performing a highwire act in a circus. It requires balance, skill, hope, risk and commitment, as well as lots and lots of practice. It also helps if there's a net beneath you in case the unthinkable happens and you fall. more

May 12, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Valerie Salez gives voice to her mixed feelings about beauty in Fourth Nature up at the Yukon Arts Centre. Italian Renaissance grottoes inspired this show. more

Dec 2, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Cass Collins' new show at the Chocolate Claim draws from a common Yukon experience: the drive up or down the Alaska Highway, between here and Outside. more

Nov 18, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Do you dream of art you can't afford to buy? Maybe you can rent it. I recently rented work to an office and to an individual. Quite a few people told me it was a novel idea they thought more people should know about. more

Nov 11, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Business

Judy Matechuk's show Through These Eyes succeeds best where she works deliberately with edges. On the walls at Arts Underground you will find textile pieces made of glass laid over pieced-together fabric landscapes ... more

Nov 4, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Sandra Grace Storey's show, small changes, grows out of a love of clay and myth.All but one of the pieces mount on the wall. The clear white gallery walls give them the context to leap or stand with strong presence.Storey's faces and animals have more

Sep 30, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

I was recently in Fairbanks and Anchorage and tried out an experiment: If I went to the visitor information center and asked about galleries, and then asked the people I met in the galleries what I was missing, what would I see? more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

At the end of July, the big arts news in Fairbanks was the 30th anniversary of its Summer Arts Festival. The festival seemed to me an interesting idea that Whitehorse should perhaps consider stealing. more

Aug 19, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

Painting from the back of the truck puts me in a place where I can talk with passing cycle tourists. Cycle tourists on the Alaska Highway travel alone for long, weary stretches. Some stop to chat. One cyclist from Florida stopped ... more

Aug 12, 2010 12:00 AM Yukon Arts