Marketplace Vendors

Growing Room Literary & Arts Festival this year is excited to host a variety of vendors at our indoor marketplace held at Emily Carr University in the Reliance Atrium. Read on about our featured vendors!

Kihew and Rose

Kihew and Rose features authentic Indigenous made jewelry combining traditional techniques in a modern aesthetic. Our jewelry and accessories are hand-crafted with the modern woman in mind. Our handmade accessories feature materials such as traditional home tanned hides, animal bone, shells and beads.

Divya Kaur 35mm

Divya Kaur is a queer punjabi artist living in diaspora on stolen Coast Salish territories. Her photography focuses on affirmation of gender and culture as well on as our relationship to our surroundings. She offers prints and photoshoots at low cost sliding scale. You can find more of her work on instagram @diviot_

April dela Noche Milne

April dela Noche Milne is an artist based in Vancouver. She attended the Fine Art program at Langara College before graduating with a BFA in Illustration from Emily Carr University of Art + Design (2014). She is the illustrator of the YA graphic novel The Blue Road, written by Wayde Compton, and the children’s book The Imperfect Garden written by Melissa Assaly. She will be selling prints, postcards, pins, zines, and books.

Illustration by April de la Noche Milne

Dark Laydee Designs

Sto:lo designer, Andee Jasper, creates western-Indigenous statement accessories incorporating a contemporary take on her cultures practice of hand-beading, use of leather & natural crystals. Check out Dark Laydee Designs to see some of the brilliant pieces.

Dark Laydee Designs

illustration by karla monterrosa

karla monterrosa likes to make activity books and zines about things that mean the world and about things that are irrelevant.

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