Sofia Thomson

Artist Statement: 1uv Designs is a partnership between Canadian artist Kent Thomson, Scott Thomson, and Sofia Thomson. We take Kent’s original artwork (primarily acrylic on canvas paintings) cut them up and pair them with vegetable tanned leather to make one-of-a-kind handbags in Toronto. Every bag is unique and original. Kent is a graduate of Concordia…

Helen Maguire

Artist Statement: An avid traveler and photographer, M. Helen Maguire’s work centers on capturing the colour and rhythm she sees in the often overlooked, everyday movement of people going about their lives. She is seldom without her camera, and loves shooting candid photos of life as it happens. Much of her current art focuses on…

Tom Chitty

Artist Statement: Tom Chitty is an English illustrator and cartoonist who moved to Canada in 2009. He makes giclee prints from his drawings of neighbourhoods, characters, and landmarks in Toronto. His cartoons are regularly published in The New Yorker, and he has worked with a variety of clients in digital media and publishing — making…

Gerry Paul

Artist Statement: These images are composites of photos of my paintings and sculptures, incorporated into urban settings. I use a CAD program (Rhino4), and photoshop, and then print the result as a giclee. By placing artwork into common places, I’m trying to get a quality of surprise…a sense that art can happen anywhere. Media Category:…

Victoria Kovaleva

Artist Statement: Born in Kiev Ukraine 13 December 1966 Kiev Ukraine State art school T.G.Shevchenko 1978-85 St.Petersburg Russia V.I.Muchina Art Academy 1986-1991 Emigration to Canada 1995 1995-2001 Life in Toronto 2001- I live with my family in Mississauga and loving it! I have my own ceramic home based business Victoria Ceramic Art I have participate…

Yolande Brown-Conran

Artist Statement: I grew up in Jamaica where creativity and nature is a lifestyle. Moving to Canada I still have this connection a love for nature and I express that connection and love through Clay. I did my first pottery class here in Canada and feel head over heals for the media. I channelled my…

Morgan Jones

Artist Statement: Morgan Jones is a mixed-media artist, living and working in Toronto, Ontario. The former Director of Sales turned full-time artist is self-taught. Jones claims to be inspired by the casual observation of the people and life around him; his work is constantly evolving, guided by his tendency toward patience, observation, perseverance and, quite…

Juliana Lachance

Artist Statement: I am a full time artist specializing in multimedia acrylic painting, artisan fine crafts, and music recording. I am also obsessed with producing my own short films, making my own music videos for my folk and pop recordings, creating installations, and painting interior and exterior large scale murals. Painting is the center of…

Trevor Waurechen

Artist Statement: We live in a world of constant visual stimulation. With so many lenses through which we are shown the world, painting has never been a more necessary form of expression. While cameras and computers allow us to record ourselves and our surroundings, only art allows us a visual record of our emotions. Painting,…

Tanja Tiziana

Artist Statement: My name is Tanja-Tiziana and I am a visual artist based in Toronto. My photographic work examines our notion of time in the bustling modern metropolis. I travel in search of that decisive moment in which modern life and history are blurred. Using both traditional and integral film, as well as digital processes,…