VOAF 2022 Artist: Glenn Hesse
Glenn Hesse is a low-income artist with a disability active in the DTES community as an organizer showcasing his paintings at the 6th Annual Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival at the Roundhouse from October 14-16.
In 2012, Glenn joined a local DTES art group and took up painting as a hobby. In 2018, he took art classes at Emily Carr University and completed his Painting, Fine Arts, and Illustration certificate programs. During that time, Glenn received art grants from the DTES Small Arts Grant and participated in the Emerge Festival as a recipient of the program.