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Meet the Team @ LAB Studio

Updated: Feb 7

Meet the team at LAB Studio! We love what we do, and we're dedicated to making each class as memorable, educational and fun as possible for all our students. We're all committed to the journey of art-making with you.

Hello! I'm Messy Jessy, the founder and co-owner of LAB Studio!

I have always loved expressing my life and words through drawings, paintings and all things crafty. After graduating with a Fine Arts degree from University of British Columbia, I moved to Hong Kong, and opened the very first LAB art studio there in 2014! For several years, I had a great time teaching children English and Art.

In 2018, I opened a LAB studio in my beautiful hometown, Vancouver! Now co-running the studio with my bestie, Trendy Wendy, we are happy to be able to do what we love, and sharing our passion for making art with others. Can't wait to keep creating with you all!


Hey! Trendy Wendy here, and I'm the co-owner of LAB Studio!

I majored in Visual Arts at UBC, and now I get to run LAB with Messy Jessy! I am a mom to Silly Sirus the Samoyed. It’s great hanging out with the kids that come to our studio, and doing fun events for LAB. Be sure to add us on on Instagram and 小红书 to know what we're up to!


Hi, I'm Creative Carmen! I am a digital artist and content creator for LAB.

I love being creative with illustrations and animations for the studio! I studied School of Interactive Arts & Technology at SFU, and now enjoy working in this field. It is especially fun for me to bring our LAB friends to life. I love that kids can create LAB friends too! Check out my art here



Hello there, it's Leo Lion! I'm studio co-ordinator and instructor at LAB.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Business Admin in Marketing degree, I realized I love drawing and became a freelance artist. I draw all kinds of creatures and enjoy making everything cute and cartoony! I've dabbled in everything digital art related: from pixel art to character and logo design. You can see my art here


Hi! Friendly Emily here. I'm an instructor at LAB.

I love the freedom and creativity art allows us to have! I enjoy photography and looking at things from different angles. Helping kids create something from their own perspectives and imaginations is always so exciting!!


Hey everyone, I'm Amazing Andrea! I'm an instructor at LAB.

I love experimenting with new crafts and looking at the science behind them! I’m always down to have curious conversations while drinking bubble tea.



Hi, I'm Twinkly Tommy! I'm an instructor at LAB.

I'm a recent graduate of Emily Carr University’s Master of Fine Arts program. I like drawing beautiful images and telling stories through picture books and comics. I am inspired by all forms of art: from cartoon to fine art, I love them all! See my art here

* All these instructor portraits were illustrated by Twinkly Tommy :)


Hello, friends call me Yisu! I'm an instructor at LAB.

I’m an art kid currently majoring in illustration at Emily Carr. I am also interested in experimenting with mix media including painting, film and photography. Just having fun and trying to spread my love for art!


Come create with us!

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