Canadian Filipino Esmie Gayo McLaren and Chinese Canadian Celia Leung join forces in presenting nature and nurture through watercolour paintings at the Jeunesse Gallery of Fine Arts in Vancouver’s Kitsilano district duringthe month of May.
Canadian Filipino poet Shirley Camia releases a new collection of poetry titled Mercy in the month of May, a timely homage to her late mother. This is Camia’s fourth collection which chronicles her journey through grief and bereavement.
Canadian artist Jay Cabalu finds his Filipino identity through collaged self-portraits. One such portrait is on display at Vancouver’s Spencer Interiors titled “De Los Reyes”, after his mother’s maiden name.