Meeka Stuart

Artist Statement: I make toys for the young and young at heart – from the traditional Sock Monkey to the not so traditional Sock Elephant. To help keep my monkeys fresh and original, I like to use the not so traditional socks – so don’t be surprised if you see a sock monkey covered in…

Julie Sinden

Artist Statement: Julie is an award winning textile artist originally from the quiet shores of Lake Erie, now living and working in Toronto. A lover of the fibre arts since she was a child, she studied textiles at the Kootenay School of the Arts, a small and eclectic school in the mountains of southeastern British…

Anna Luckai

Artist Statement: My work blazes the trail into the possibility of hand crafting garments in contemporary styles using the most ecologically conscious and certified sustainable materials and then infusing them with colour and healing qualities in the ways of our foremothers. iag stands for “it’s all good”. Media Category: Fibre Art Website: http://www.iagoriginals.com    …

Shannon Gerard

Artist Statement: Plants You Can’t Kill is a line of crocheted house plants, log bolster pillows, tree ring meditation cushions, tree ring trivets and felt coasters. This work is meant to address the anxiety of failed attempts at indoor gardening in a humourous way by offering people pleasing home decor that is also a conversation…

Rebecca Caulford

Artist Statement: “When existing in this life as an artist and contributing to our planet through creativity, the only way to really succeed is to remain unwaveringly true to one’s self – a practice only achieved when working entirely from the heart”. These words are impossible not live by for celebrated Canadian designer, Rebecca Caulford.…

Gillian Hyde

Artist Statement: Pip Robins is a brand of accessories for both men and women. Handcrafting items that withstand the test of time, materials such as leather and waxed canvas allows the collections to be durable, fashion-forward, and edgy. Handbags, totes, fanny packs, belts and buckles, wallets, and other leather goods are all part of the…

Leanne Shea Rhem

Artist Statement: Gold & Ginger is an art, design and craft studio co-founded by Leanne Shea Rhem and Zac Kenny. Their line of digitally printed textile accessories, artwork, block printed apparel and stationery is a labour of love combining shared interests in nature, animals, colour and pattern. Everything is sewn by hand and designed collaboratively…

Joe Calleja

Artist Statement: My nature photography tends towards impressionistic abstraction. The image strikes a chord on an emotional level before we rationalize it. By making wearable and useable objects with my photographs I hope to make people feel closer to nature, and to remind them of the beauty that is around and in us. Media Category:…

Sabrina Parrish

Artist Statement: Flora & Feather: is a Canadian Made line of interior/exterior pillows. Each pillow is handcrafted and unique, wether its sourced from vintage fabric or hand dyed in my Midland, ON based studio. Pillows are sewn with great attention to detail in an envelope style pillow cover, stuffed with a  20” x 20” duck…