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…

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,…

Lisa Young

Artist Statement: I work from small home studio in Riverdale, doing what I love – making things, from knitted hats, ear bands and mitts made from recycled sweaters, to custom belt buckles, jewelry made from  silver art clay, natural stones, pearls and glass beads. My new line is made from recycled pocket watches and vintage…

Juan David Arbelaez

Artist Statement: Our wooden wristwatches are for the cosmopolite who wants to make a statement with their wardrobe. Each characteristic is quintessential in accentuating its own identity within each of the fluid lines, prevalent in our unique watches. Combining wood face palettes and exhilarating earthy browns tones to luscious plum reds. Interchangeable, natural dye leather…

Cassandra Ciarallo

Artist Statement: Chic Made Consciously aligns trendy with sustainability. Our designs are beautifully handcrafted by artisans in Bali, Indonesia from repurposed inner tube and car tires. We aim to provide pieces that are unique and fashionable – consciously made to reduce waste and preserve our environment. Media Category: Jewellery / Accessories Website: http://www.chicmadeconsciously.com    …

Carey Pearson

Artist Statement: Toronto based designer Carey Pearson discovered the art of jewellery making while in the midst of a career in Media Sales & Marketing. The fixation took hold and the next thing Carey knew she was leaving her successful career and returning to school to follow her passion for jewellery design and crafting. Carey’s…

Cheryl Fulcher

Artist Statement: Cheryl Fulcher’s jewelry is art in metal.  Growing up with the influence of invention and attention to detail, she has brought a flow and balance to her chain link necklaces and bracelets.  Starting from various gauges of sterling silver, she hand winds wire into links making timeless classics and original designs.  Her earrings…

Andrée Chénier

Artist Statement: Going on nature walks, I often find myself compelled to store away the treasures I’ve discovered along the way. Perhaps this stems from childhood, when I would gather interesting items from nature to use in crafts. Although I rarely craft with pine cones anymore, the desire to keep nature close at hand hasn’t…