Women Artisans at My Sister’s Closet:  Creating Art for Empowerment


Battered Women’s Support Services engages in social enterprise that extends the entrepreneurial spirit to support Women Artisans to do what they love, while generating revenue that helps support them and their families.   There is no shortage of creative and talented women affiliated with us and since 2010 we have supported Women Artisans market their handmade products through our boutique My Sister’s Closet located at 1092 Seymour Street, in Vancouver, BC.  Here’s more about about My Sister’s Closet.

Violence and abuse are present in the lives of many women and the struggle for healing, empowerment and self-sufficiency involves many steps.  Our Women Artisan Program invites jewelers , potters, clothing designers who create wearable art to participate in enterprise as part of an empowerment process.

My Sister’s Closet invites all Women Artisans to create art that can be exhibited and sold in our boutique @ 1092 Seymour St, Vancouver BC.

Local Woman Artisan:  Laura Harrison, Potter


The pottery is made by a local female artisan: Laura Harrison



Laura is an independent mother of 4 beautiful children. She fell in love with Gaia, mother earth as a young child delighting in the forest and creating spirit beings out of clay.  She had her own fishing boat in Newfoundland, and a farm in the bush in the Carribean.  Laura has been encouraged to return to her roots in BC and resume making clay into form while raising her children on her own in Canada


Laura Harrison pottery is available at My Sister’s Closet located at 1092 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC.