GuoYue Dou

Artist Statement: GuoYue Dou is a Canadian artist currently residing in Toronto. He is a full time artist, and devotes his time to creating artwork that motivates him. Dou draws in a realistic style, capturing the atmosphere, detail and beauty. He uses traditional techniques to portray the emotion of the artwork. Using his traditional and…

Zoey Zoric

Artist Statement: After working in computer animation for over a decade, I yearned for something tactile & tangible. I started painting in oils in 2012, focusing in on still life painting. Working with inanimate objects I was interested in capturing a hidden life or character in these common everyday items. Currently I am exploring themes…

Joyce Fournier

Artist Statement: ‘My current series of Abstracted Landscapes in oil have been inspired by my fascination with the spontaneity and gratification of painting from within, rather than working on location or from life, my usual process. This new body of work is predominantly conceptual in nature. I enjoy the freedom of painting with ‘minimal planning’…

Edd Baptista

Artist Statement: Edd Baptista was ten years old when he came to Canada from the Philippines in 1977. He graduated with scholarship from The Ontario College of Art (now OCAD University) in 1989. Edd worked in advertising as an art director at some of Canada’s top agencies and on industry-honoured campaigns. Advertising has helped Edd…

Jack Zhou

Artist Statement: Painting landscapes on canvas is a creative process which allows me, first of all, to express my passionate love for nature; secondly, to reproduce my precise observation of its seasonal changes; and thirdly, to search for harmony between human beings and the natural world. Media Category: Painting – Oil Website: http://jackzhou.ca/index.php

Eunshin Grace Kim

Artist Statement: I come from tradition of Modern figure painting and have been exploring ways the painted images convey feelings and provoke nostalgia. The portrait of child/adolescent with still life (toy or pet) began to appear in my recent works, and they reflect my own longing for the mysterious world of youth and their sweet…

Jie Zhou

Artist Statement: I completed my bachelor degree faculty of Arts & Design at the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in 1989. I used to be an architect & interior designer more than 10 years in China. I’m to start oilpainting since 2000. Media Category: Painting – Oil  

Catherine Mills

Artist Statement: My work is an expression of beauty, explored through a slightly different lens. An auto immune condition has affected my eyesight, which means my world is either myopically in focus or broadly panoramic. Hence I am interested in optics, the passage of light through objects, the observation of colour and how we focus…

Olena Lopatina

Artist Statement: Nothing is as perfect and beautiful as nature. I have always been fascinated by harmony and beauty of nature. To study nature was always a source of great pleasure for me. My passion for nature is reflected in my painting. And much of my imagery I found just by opening my door, outside…

Cindy Esteves

Artist Statement: Cindy Esteves explores psychological and emotive subjects to create works. Isolating realistic imagery on the organic nature of wooden surfaces is her way of focusing on the most essential aspects while complimenting it with a reminder of its natural essence. Media Category: Painting – Oil Website: https://cindyesteves.gallery/