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Originally from Poland, Beata Kacy is the creator and founder of Soigne, Octopus Studios and it’s 20 resident Artists. Soigne is the place where just about anyone’s artistic fantasies and crafting desires can be fulfilled. With over 14 years of digital media experience, Beata has worked in many domains including software, interactive touchscreen, web, and over 8 years specifically in the console and casual gaming markets. With a Master’s Degree in Marketing Management and a Bachelor in Computer Science. Beata further honoured her artistic sense by attending Vancouver Film School and graduated with Certificate of Excellence. She is also a graduate from Emily Carr University where she studied Fine Arts in Practice. She holds a Precious Metal Clay Teachers Certificate by Rio Grande and Hadar Jacobson Art in Metal Clay Accreditation Program. Mexico in San Miguel Allende, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver are some of the places she took her training in Jewellery making. After moving to Vancouver in 2001 she discovered her new passions and followed it with Skiing Instructor under CSIA-Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance, as well as Rock Climbing Instructor under ACMG-Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. As a Certified Rescue Scuba Diver Beata discovered her interest in human body motion under the water and she established her Underwater Photography project. She pursues her life’s bliss in the outdoors, finding art, in all its forms, wherever she goes. A bohemian at heart, most of her life was spent studying, experimenting with, and learning the behaviors of different media. You can often see her expressing her creative passions on the streets of Vancouver with a camera, or in her art studio making jewelry and teaching. She has cultivated her artistic outlook during her travels around the ancient globe.

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