Tag: DTES

Outsider Artist

by Beverly Cramp, Galleries West Magazine Republished with permission of the author Gallery Gachet, which supports marginalized artists in Vancouver, helps Teresa Pocock, an artist with Down syndrome, launch her second book. Artist-run centre Gallery Gachet was filled recently with

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Teresa Pocock at Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival, Aug 10-12, 2018

Outsider Artist uses magic markers to highlight her human rights and need for social inclusion Vancouver – “I am a self-advocate. And I speak up!” Artist Teresa Pocock uses her art and poetry to express her unique worldview— and to

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Book Launch: Pretty Amazing: How I Found Myself in the Downtown Eastside

“I am alive! I am reborn in Gastown!” says author and artist Teresa Pocock. Teresa is defying the “health care system” that wrongly labelled her “incapable” two years ago when she lived in Ontario. In 2016, Teresa Pocock won a

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