Aditi Swaminathan

Artist Statement: Painting in watercolors is my key to the secret garden, my way down the rabbit hole, my looking glass. Seeing my mother paint started it all. Painting helps me connect with my inner self, it’s uplifting in spirit, it’s serious play, it’s enlightening and invigorating. The unpredictable flow of water deeply connects with…

Roger Cullman

Artist Statement: Roger Cullman is a Toronto-based photojournalist. Having first discovered photography as a child at art camp, Roger grew up with a rich visual palette and vivid imagination. When digital photography came along, he was among the first to embrace it, igniting his passion for visual storytelling. Roger is a graduate of the esteemed…

Barb Williams

Artist Statement: I live and work in Toronto, gathering metal from the shores of Lake Ontario, and old windows and frames from curbsides throughout the city and junk yards in Northern Ontario. The found objects are just that, bits on the ground and stuff left in the back of drawers.  There’s no good explanation as…

Anna Krajewski

Artist Statement: I was born in Warsaw, Poland. While growing up, I spent most of my spare time drawing and painting and, in my early twenties, my passion for art took me to Paris, France, where I studied art at L’Ecole des Beaux Arts.  I immensely enjoyed exploring the countless museums and art galleries of…

Valerie Marchand

Artist Statement: Acorn Studio strives to contemporize the artistic medium of stained glass. Artist Valerie Marchand designs her own new patterns. Combined with her aesthetic choices in colour she can bring a freshness to a traditional medium. Acorn Studio makes two dimensional art pieces as well as three dimensional pieces that can used for display…

Annika Hoefs

Artist Statement: Annika is a Toronto-based artist specializing in wheel-thrown and slip-cast ceramics. Her interest in clay began while she was studying Textile Design in Toronto, at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU). Since graduating in 2013 with a Bachelor of Material Art and Design, she has been focusing solely on clay…

Christine Dewancker

Artist Statement: I am interested in the physical and psychological effects of the spaces we occupy. Through my work, I consider how constructed environments inform our experiences and relationships with the world and how these experiences are mediated through form and material. I have a multidisciplinary approach to making my work and use a diverse…