Jazmine Tara

Artist Statement: Born and raised in California, Jazmine Tara is now a contemporary artist in Toronto. Jazmine’s abstract expressionist paintings unveil both pelagic exhales of life and the taxing gasps of the dark. Exploration of light and color unveil a journey in meditation which is reflected in the most recent collection. Her works aim to…

Joyce Marie Allan

Artist Bio: Born in Scotland, I have been an artist all my life. I loved doing pictures on my big BlackBoard and enjoyed “illustrating” the best poems in my big brother’s school books. In high school, I specialized in Art and had two water colours sent to a show in France. In 1948 we came…

Lorie Slater

Artist Statement: Lorie Slater is a self-taught photographer and photo based artist living locally in Toronto. Photography has always been a big part of her life, but late in 2012 she said goodbye to the music industry she had spent so many years in and decided to spend time chasing her passion of photography. Her…

Genevieve Smolders

Artist Statement: HEN + Bear is a modern-vintage bohemian inspired jewelry line for both men and women. Handmade by Genevieve Smolders in London, Ontario, both lines sell in 30+ boutiques in Canada. Materials used include brass, vintage brass, semi-precious stones, plated metals, and charms. Price ranges from $39-$129. Media Category: Jewellery / Accessories Website: http://www.henandbear.com

Ernie Rowntree

Artist Statement: I am a self-taught Canadian artist and have been painting for most of my life. Living in the middle of our country between the Great lakes in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario is the inspiration of my art. The landscape of this area is as diverse as the people who live here. From the…


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Elaine Ford

Artist Statement: My career as a TV Commercial Colourist in Toronto has taught me a thing or two about colour. Now I’m able to apply that creativity to my fine art! My latest series “Lakes 1.0” explores the iconic lakes of central Ontario. I’m fascinated by the sublimely organic shapes of these lakes, created by…

Pamela Williams

Artist Statement: My Black and White Archival Silver Prints of European Statuary are hand printed and toned in Selenium Toner. These Museum Quality Photographs will last at least 200 years. The framed size is 20X24″. Media Category: Photography/Photo-based Website: http://www.interlog.com/~romantic

Sofia Thomson

Artist Statement: 1uv Designs is a partnership between Canadian artist Kent Thomson, Scott Thomson, and Sofia Thomson. We take Kent’s original artwork (primarily acrylic on canvas paintings) cut them up and pair them with vegetable tanned leather to make one-of-a-kind handbags in Toronto. Every bag is unique and original. Kent is a graduate of Concordia…

Helen Maguire

Artist Statement: An avid traveler and photographer, M. Helen Maguire’s work centers on capturing the colour and rhythm she sees in the often overlooked, everyday movement of people going about their lives. She is seldom without her camera, and loves shooting candid photos of life as it happens. Much of her current art focuses on…