Kirsten Williamson

Artist Statement: I’ve seemed to have lost my head, and this is what came out… Capturing life’s little moments and the magic that interlaces our lives together. Through colour and line, building environments that are both mundanely familiar yet enchanting and whimsical. Inspired by fleeting moments that pass through life whether it’s a new haircut,…

Robert Johnson

Artist Statement: My work is a record of my life – told through the stories of travel, love and my experiences in the environment that surrounds me daily. Characteristic touchstones of the neighbourhood, historic buildings and emotionally significant settings trigger my inspiration; by capturing them with paint on canvas, I can preserve and continue that…

Bill Philipovich

Artist Statement: Bill Philipovich has been a life-long artist. His full-time professional career has included commercial illustration and graphic design as well as fine art in a variety of styles and mediums including watercolour and acrylics. His work is centered around an expressive use of colour and innovative painting techniques. Bill is based in Toronto…

Diane Soward

Artist Statement: My true passion is being able to explore by creative side and paint the beautiful world around me. I’m both an artist and an accountant. Using both sides of my brain allows me to be an organized and analytical accountant but also allows me to express myself and embrace my inner peace and…

Beverley Rosenberg

Artist Statement: My paintings have a childlike appearance, however their context is multi-layered and complex with subject matter pertaining to family life, self discovery, body image and social interactions. While simple on the surface, they contain vibrant, sometimes intense emotional undertones, creating a visceral experience for the viewer. Through the process of taking my sketchbook…

Erika Shrestha

Artist Statement: I’m a cynical idealist and a hoarder of culture. My art has morphed into a modern day “Cabinet of Curiosities” where I attempt to capture the incessant social commentary that is forever ruminating in my mind. My current body of work plays with the idea of absurdity and beauty inhabiting the same space.…

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,…

Tara Michele Walkey

Artist Statement: My name is Tara Michele Walkey. I was born and raised in Toronto and recently moved to Hamilton. I have been a costume designer for over 20 years and utilize my love of fabrics into my mixed media “faux” trophy heads. The base of the heads are made of paper mache, clay and…