Welcome to The Artbreakers Illustration Market

2019

Heritage Hall, October 26th & 27th.
Free to the public of all ages.

The Market Returns

Welcome back to the 3rd annual Illustration Art Market

We are pleased to be returning to Heritage Hall for our 3rd Annual Illustration Market. This year we’ll be featuring some familiar faces and a host of brand new and amazing artists. Here are some key facts:

When:
Saturday October 26th – 10 am to 6 pm
Sunday October 27th — 10 am to 5 pm
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Where:
Heritage Hall, Vancouver B.C.

How much:
Once again it’s free and open to the public all day long!

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The Market artists 2019

We have some exciting new faces this year with some familiar ones you love. To hear about more artists we’ll be adding to this roster make sure to sign up for our newsletter!

Ben Duncan
Ben Duncan is a Vancouver-based printmaker and comic artist.

Ben Duncan
Illustrator & Comic Artist
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Erika Matsuyama
Japanese-American animator and comic writer from rural Iowa.

Erika Matsuyama
Comic Artist
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Zoe SI
Zoe is a cartoonist and lawyer who lives and works in Vancouver, BC. She illustrates children's books and draws funny autobiographical comics.

Zoe SI
Illustrator and Comic Artist
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Cristian Fowlie
Cristian is an illustrator based in Richmond, BC. He works with a variety of clients in advertising, branding, publishing, music & public art.

Cristian Fowlie
Illustrator and Artist
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Kim Smith
Kim Smith is a NYT bestselling illustrator. She has illustrated over 30 children's books including Boxitects, her author/illustrator debut.

Kim Smith
Illustrator
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Whitney Lesiuk
Whitney is a Vancouver based illustrator, designer and Sculptor.

Whitney Lesiuk
Artist
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Eva Vilhelmiina
Illustrator and artist working in animated projects. Studied graphic design at Aalto University, Helsinki.

Eva Vilhelmiina
Illustrator and Visual Development
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Kelly Smith
Kelly Smith is an Animator and Illustrator based in Toronto, Canada.

Kelly Smith
Artist
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Katharine Henry
Lover of sea otters, cats, hot chocolate and rainy weather!

Katharine Henry
Illustrator anddesigner
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Hanna Lee Joshi
Hanna Lee Joshi is a Korean Canadian artist and illustrator. Her current work flows between abstract energetic forms and figurative work.

Hanna Lee Joshi
Artist
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Fernanda Ribeiro Ferreira
Fernanda Ribeiro, is an Independent Illustrator, colour artist and a proud mom of Manu, a little girl that inspires her everyday.

Fernanda Ribeiro Ferreira
Illustrator
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Bailie Rosenlund
Bailie is an award-winning Illustrator, currently working in Animation. Her work is inspired by women, nature, and gothic fantasy.

Bailie Rosenlund
Illustrator and Comic Artist
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Ilya Viryachev
Art Director by day, Illustrator/Painter/Muralist by night

Ilya Viryachev
Artist
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Karen Shangguan
Karen is an illustrator who creates thoughtful narratives and warm drawings

Karen Shangguan
Illustrator and Comic Artist
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Kaitlynn Copithorne
Kaitlynn is a freelance illustrator based in Calgary.

Kaitlynn Copithorne
Illustrator
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Amie Farrell
Illustrator, Character Designer, and Freelancer. Creating whimsical characters and hopefully just as engaging settings.

Amie Farrell
Illustrator
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Graeme McCormack
Concept artist and Illustrator living in Vancouver, British Columbia

Graeme McCormack
Illustrator
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Pam Wishbow
Pam Wishbow is a Seattle based illustrator that stylistically heavily inspired by printmaking, often making interactive products with her work.

Pam Wishbow
Illustrator
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Grace Kim
Grace Kim is a game artist working in Vancouver. Off work, she likes to draw things based on nature, and loves drawing fungi and mushrooms.

Grace Kim
Illustrator and Animator
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Laura Bifano
Laura is a cool artist who loves Squamish

Laura Bifano
Illustrator
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Rafael Mayani
Rafael Mayani is a Mexican Illustrator/ Art Director based in Vancouver, Canada.

Rafael Mayani
Art Director
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Rosemary Travale
Rosemary Travale is an artist and maker living in Vancouver. BC, currently working as a BG painter in the animation industry! Yeah!

Rosemary Travale
Illustrator
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Kyle Scott
Works in animation, dreams of painting big paintings.

Kyle Scott
Illustrator
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Sitji Chou
Sitji Chou is an animator working at Giant Ant in Vancouver. He also enjoys pottery and sewing and loves his cat very much.

Sitji Chou
Animation
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Heidi Forsyth
A Calgary based artist that makes prints, paints, and will occasionally bunbury.

Heidi Forsyth
Artist
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Tessa Rieken
Illustrator and concept artist in the animation industry

Tessa Rieken
Illustrator & Concept Artist
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Stefan Tosheff
Stefan is an illustrator and Comic artist, He loves guitar riffs, bike rides, singing peoples names to them, and hates being late for anything.

Stefan Tosheff
Illustrator
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Chan Ghee Leow
Vancouver based illustrator, designer and animator.

Chan Ghee Leow
Illustrator and Visual Development
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Alison Woodward
Alison Woodward is a tattooer and illustrator in the Pacific Northwest with a lot of soft feelings and a big affection for dogs.

Alison Woodward
Illustrator
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Tara Williamson
Worldbuilder and illustrator working in animation.

Tara Williamson
Illustrator
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Paige Bowman
Paige bowman is an illustrator born in Victoria, BC and based in Vancouver. she loves animals (especially dogs), beer, family, dancing, and cooking.

Paige Bowman
Illustrator
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Amory Abbott
Artist, teacher, and likes the heavy metal.

Amory Abbott
Artist
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Ture Ekroos
Visual Development Artist for animation and occasional illustrator originally from Finland and now living in Vancouver.

Ture Ekroos
Illustrator and Visual Development
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Melissa Cho
Designer from the east, living in the west.

Melissa Cho
Designer
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Andrew Goudreau
Hey! I'm a background designer and visdev artist for animation that loves cute and disgusting things.

Andrew Goudreau
Illustrator
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Genice Chan
Genice is a Chinese-Canadian artist from Vancouver, BC. She can draw, paint, animate, and do a lot of other things, but she still can't ride a bike.

Genice Chan
Illustrator
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Allan Douglas Parker
Received his BFA from the University of Alberta. Started out as a gallery artist and transitioned into animation where he has worked for 4 years.

Allan Douglas Parker
Designer
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Alexia Tryfon
Alexia works as an Art Director & visual development artist in Vancouver, applying her skills in feature animation, Episodic series, & commercials.

Alexia Tryfon
Visual Development
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Jackie Droujko
Jackie Droujko is a character designer based in Vancouver.

Jackie Droujko
Visual Development
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Andrea Alcaraz
Andrea is an illustrator, visual artist and toy maker. Her work is heavily influenced by folk art, mid century design and her upbringing in Mexico.

Andrea Alcaraz
Illustrator
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Anna Bron
Freelance illustrator, designer, and animator.

Anna Bron
Illustrator
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Lara Carson
Illustrator / Designer working in the animation industry

Lara Carson
Illustrator
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Karla Monterrosa
Karla Monterrosa is a woman in art, a woman in comedy, and a woman everywhere she goes - it's exhausting!

Karla Monterrosa
Illustrator
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Ashley Mackenzie
Freelance illustrator based out of Edmonton, Alberta working in editorial, publishing and games.

Ashley Mackenzie
Illustrator
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Yaimel López Zaldívar
Yaimel Lopez, Cuban Illustrator and graphic designer. Make art editorial Illustration and Graphic design for books, magazines, poster, and TV.

Yaimel López Zaldívar
Illustrator
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Pedro Amato
Pedro Amato is an American-born Brazillian-raised human who works as a designer in the Vancouver animation industry to pay their bills.

Pedro Amato
Illustrator and designer
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This year we are supported generously by

some very amazing people

Artist Spotlights

We had the chance to speak to some of our artists a little more closely and talked about life, art, their process, and how they got into the industry. Here is what some of them had to say.

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