Michele Macdonald

Artist Statement: Nature has this dance of form, texture, colour and function, and for me pottery is an invitation to this very same endless dance. Often covered in mud, mixing and measuring the powdered rocks, minerals and oxides for glaze making, it’s hard not to have the natural world on your mind. I use this…

Toni Darling

Artist Statement: In a world saturated with imagery, Toni Darling Frank found an interesting and peculiar infatuation with the woodland she grew up in at a very young age. Since childhood, she has been influenced by time-old traditions and techniques taught to her by her loving grandparents.  Native culture surrounds her homeland, where she grew…

Terry Gambarotto

Artist Statement: T. A. Gambarotto is a digital programmer and artist from Toronto, Canada. His Kardionic (2010-13), a hybrid media work exploring various scientific and cultural expressions of the human heart, has been performed at Arraymusic Studio, Interaccess Gallery, NXNE, Toronto Image Works Gallery and Pentimento Gallery (all Toronto) and at the inaugural Understanding Visual…

Susan Robertson

Artist Statement: I am a predominantly self taught artist who has only recently begun to show her work. My work is predominantly acrylic but sometimes enhanced by collage or graphite and chalk pastels I am inspired often by memories of personal places or events but also by words/ poems or music. Although Abstract in type;…

Soraya Hutchinson

Artist Statement: I arrange objects into compositions that make them stand free from their familiar frame of reference.  Many objects awaken feelings of disgust as they can be reminders of an unhealthy lifestyle choice or, serious environmentally concerns or mere superficiality.  These very objects can also be pleasurable, even useful in a fleeting way.  This…

Studio Vine Glass

Artist Statement: Studio Vine Glass is a company founded on the principals of quality and integrity in Canadian glass. Combining the endless pursuit of mastery of skill with the unique qualities of the material itself, Claire and Steven utilize this captivating material to its fullest potential. They combine a variety of skills and both contemporize…

Sonja Ng

Artist Statement: Majority of my images are of common items from uncommon angles, capturing glimpses of life that are often missed or ignored.  Predominantly of my work is black and white in nature, usually with heavy contrasting light, shadow and textures.  I thrive in seeking creative images from ordinary subject matters, making them extra-ordinary.  It…

Sonia Kang

Artist Statement: Designer, Sonia Kang, is a juxtaposition of cultural contradictions: of Taiwanese ethnicity, born in Argentina, and raised in Canada. Artistic since childhood she has dabbled with drawing, fashion design, clay, book-binding, and painting before starting COVEN jewelry. She is mostly self-taught and has studied Environmental Studies at York University. In summer of 2012,…

Simone Guimaraes

Artist Statement: Experimenting with new media, I want to blur the lines between technology and craft. Digitally enhancing original pencil on paper drawings, my goal is to intrigue the viewer as to what is done by hand, and what has been digitally manipulated. My passion for animals and an ever growing need to make a…