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…

Linda DeLuca

Artist Statement: Linda DeLuca grew up in Welland, Ontario where she was born and raised.  I am a multimedia artist who works often with printmaking and painting.  My most recent work is a series involving the theme of animals.  I am playing on a narrative with the idea of ” Canandiana”.  The motifs I use…

Kiele Poirier

Artist Statement: I’ve been an artist for about 15 years, but only now have I finally felt confident in that “skin”. I’ve done many years of artistic soul searching and it has brought me here. I’m inspired by the world around me, nature/animals, organic, soft shapes complimented by hard lines, patterns and geometric shapes. I…

Edd Baptista

Artist Statement: In 1977, Edd Baptista was eleven-years old when he came to Canada from the Philippines. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art (now OCAD University) in 1989 and won the Robin Comyn Cumine Scholarship for illustration. Edd became an art director and worked in some of the country’s leading ad agencies and…

Alexander Koltakov

Artist Statement: I am truly passionate about the amazing beauty of nature, processing it through my eyes, my mind and my hands to the stillness of canvases , aspire to express not the picture, but the life itself, without forgetting the fabulousness of human presence in it. Inspired by the great impressionist painters such as…

Erika Squires

Artist Statement: Art has always been an incredibly important part of my life. It’s the reflection of what I see and feel. As a visual person, art is my way of expressing my innermost perspective. I have been painting since I was a child. I have also been drawn to photography for a long time,…

Daniel Bombardier

Artist Statement: Daniel Bombardier a.k.a DENIAL is a Canadian stencil and mural artist whose work critiques consumerism and the human condition. Though based in Windsor Ontario, DENIAL spends much of the year travelling and exhibiting throughout Canada and USA, having done solo shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Dubai, Sydney, Toronto and Vancouver. In…

Helen Maguire

Artist Statement: I like to travel and photograph people. places,  cultures, things and animals. I love color. I try to enhance these things using photoshop and acrylic paints and mediums for my pleasure and those who purchase my pieces. Media Category: Mixed Media    

Asia Volman

Artist Statement: I love to paint and I feel really grateful for being able to express myself on canvas and to share my work with others. The Act of painting is my way to process life experiences, thoughts and feelings. By using different materials, creating variety of layers and textures I am exploring my inner…

Catherine Mellinger

Artist Statement: My work blends paper with ink, pencil and watercolour to create images that allow glimpses of life experience as they are imagined rather than lived. By using play as a central focus, I work using a phenomenological approach to allow the works to, in a sense, create themselves. This allows my pieces to…