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;…

Mr Hydde

Artist Statement: I am an artist living and working in the Toronto area. I completed my B.F.A at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario, and my M.F.A. degree at Concordia University in Montreal.  I lived in Tokyo Japan where I became familiar with Japanese printmaking techniques through my contact with the internationally famous Adachi Institute and…

Mitsuo Miyagi

Artist Statement: MITSUO MIYAGI I was born in Okinawa, Japan and grew up learning the skills and philosophy of traditional crafts in a family that has passed down traditional arts and culture for generations. I went on to study contemporary art in Kyoto and also worked at a pottery studio. I take pride in being…

Marzena Kotapska

Artist Statement: The arts have always been part of my life, and painting as a practice has always been present in my everyday life. I believe in traditional skills: drawing, composition, use of colours. Techniques are vital, like knowing the language.My work combines vibrant colour and detail in the creation of cityscapes and landscapes, my…

Kirk Sutherland

Artist Statement: I feel my creative process bridges, and somewhat amalgamates both intuitive, and conscience realities. My paintings do not imitate life, but perhaps harness the energy and the essence of life. In life we are conscience of present realities, yet travel forward with no actual conception of what to expect. My art making process…

Kalynn Sinnamon

Artist Statement: This work explores Canadian landscape, with a focus on relationships between urban development and the land, and the pursuit of the Canadian wilderness. These interactions are explored on both large and small scales, in populous or remote locations, and is expanding this work to include culturally and geographically unique places in Canada, all…

Gordon Shadrach

Artist Statement: My acrylic paintings are my way of fusing my personal interests with my education and past professional experiences. I studied at OCAD with the intent of working in fashion as an illustrator. I never became a fashion illustrator, but my fine art is influenced by that desire, and strongly shapes the content of…

Genie Kim

Artist Statement: The main theme of my work is the healing power of a mother’s love and sacrifice.  In my paintings I use multiple layers of acrylic-hybrid paints to achieve the effect of traditional Korean pigment-based paints, resulting in a distinctly non-western texture and palette.  My work at first provokes an initial experience of whimsical…