A still of Mike Hooves draws at their desk
Mike Hooves | Still: Courtesy of Bamboo Shoots

Episode 8

Featuring Dave Ware, Mike Hooves, Adrianne Williams, and more

Join Adora Nwofor and explore different methods of self-expression—from building with tiny bricks to felt marker portraits to public murals—to see what drives people to create.

Today we connect the bricks with artist Dave Ware who uses a favourite toy as his creative medium. Then we’ll meet Mike Hooves, a talented illustrator whose series of felt marker portraits celebrates the community that inspires them. And mural artist Adrianne Williams explores her Caribbean ancestry with her very first public mural.

Tune in and see what they’re creating!

How do you live creatively? If you have a creative story or a project to feature or know a talented person we should talk to, email submissions@calgaryartsdevelopment.com or tag your posts with #yycLCL on social media.

We’d love to feature them on a future episode!


About the Living a Creative Life Web Series

As a salute to the thousands of Calgarians who are living creative lives, Calgary Arts Development has launched this web series to celebrate creative living in our city.

The Living a Creative Life web series, hosted by local activist and comedian Adora Nwofor and produced by Bamboo Shoots, will release a new episode twice a month, featuring stories of Calgarians living creatively.

Have a story to share? Email us at submissions@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

Tune in and be sure to subscribe to the #yycLCL channel on YouTube for premiere reminders.

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