Samuel Choisy

Artist Statement: I am a visual artist whose primary practice is photography. In my work I try to distort the perception of reality offered by my medium to describe inner territories. My work tells stories which inadvertently flip flop between fiction and reality, using my visual subjectivity as a means to depict them. Coming from…

Patrick Smith

Artist Statement: The sculptures I have chosen for this exhibit are painted reliefs in plaster and resin. As 3D works they offer different viewing angles, and varying light and shadows can significantly alter their expressions. Also, this medium allows for a variety of textures, and the sculpted surfaces are designed to be both dull and…

Dan Bi

Artist Statement: At the age of seven, I began my artistic studies with my grandfather, who engaged in Paper-cutting work throughout his life. Proud of this heritage, I spent much time systematically studying Paper-cutting technique and theory. Throughout more than 30 years of continual practice, I have developed cutting techniques to achieve new forms of…

David Crighton

Artist Statement: My theme is the urban landscapes of Toronto and Canada. Diversity of architecture and culture is what makes for interesting compositions and the people who dwell in these places are my audience and often my inspiration.. Media Category: Drawing/Illustration Website: http://www.davidcrighton.com

Shehrezade Mian Bertillo

Artist Statement: As an artist, I have always dreaded Artists Statements. My professors and colleagues dismissed my reluctance to write an Artist Statement as insecurity. I, on the other hand, have always believed that if there is to be any dialogue, it should be between the viewer and my work. Art is a visual medium,…

Melissa Espina

Artist Statement: PH1 is a collaborative project that fuses together the ancient artistry of encaustic painting with contemporary photography. PH1 creates fresh adaptations that encompass both a past and a present. Together this Toronto based team studies the back and forth relationship between photography and wax by embracing the sculptural elements of encaustic, the removal…

Anam Feerasta

Artist Statement: Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, Anam has spent most of her life experiencing, observing and questioning the role of women in South Asian culture. Defined by men, for men, these stereotypical roles shape the identity of women, who are often not able to breakaway from the burden of expectations. Anam’s work, primarily…

Shannon Dickie

Artist Statement: Shannon Dickie has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph in Studio Art. In her oil paintings, she explores society’s interactions with digital media. Shannon is drawn to moments of people in motion. Through her use of blur, she not only implies the motion of the figure, but also associates the…

Sean Robinson

Artist Statement: Sean Robinson is from London, Ontario. It was while studying Graphic Design that he discovered the creative possibilities of ceramics. He later developed his interest in creating functional ceramics in the Craft and Design Program at Sheridan College. His current work explores the practice of creating functional forms as a vehicle for expressing…

Myungsik Kim

Artist Statement: My work focuses on capturing the moment of past, the time and place of that memory and combining it into a new image. The flower is one of most crucial objects in my work. The images by concentration of stain might be flowers was in bloom somewhere of my memory or the objects…