Mena Nunes

Artist Statement: I want my artwork to convey an emotional response from the viewer. A short animated film, painting or drawing should engage the viewer to think of an idea, a feeling, or the unlimited possibilities that we as individuals or as a society have. Mena is a freelance artist that lives and works in…

Karen Reece

Artist Statement: I am currently a studio artist working as beadKRap. I have created my whole life, was raised by creators and was taught by creators at university and college. I create handmade lampwork (torchwork) glass beads to be used in my jewelry. I attended York University, Ryerson (at the time Polytechnic Institute) and George…

Paula Rubin

Artist Statement: Paula Rubin creates images that express the joy and fragility of inhabiting imperfect flesh. She develops visceral images that evoke a compassionate response to the “other”. Recent work has focused on faces that are not portraits. The people she invents range from the deformed to the outlandish. Influenced by outsider art and naïve…

Carlo Allion

Artist Statement: In my work I explore concepts and imagery that come from a subconscious level. The stories that unfold are often dreamlike in appearance that touch on the surreal. Media Category: Mixed Media Website: http://www.carloallion.com

Susanne Clark

Artist Statement: I create my paintings in a completely intuitive manner. What excites me is making work that contrasts free and abandoned gesture with control and intimate detail, enhanced with the emotional power of colour. I would like each painting to evoke a response in the soul of the viewer and create new interest and…

Laura Kingsbury

Artist Statement: Laura has been painting for over 30 years now. A degree in Wildlife Biology and work as a Biologist/Naturalist has provided an excellent background for this wildlife artist. She has developed a strong passion for “birds of all feathers” and continues to express her love and appreciation for the natural world through her…

Julie Davidson Smith

Artist Statement: For me being creative has always been about the joyful freedom of self expression. It’s a ritual and process where my subconscious surfaces and blooms into shapes, colours and textures onto canvas – a space without rules or limits. My paintings are intimate evidence of who I am, how feel and what I…

Donna Wells

Artist Statement: The passion of my work is nature. My photographic approach includes realism, abstraction and minimalism. My recent project, macro portraits, focuses (with a hint of activism) on the common milkweed, the sole food of the monarch butterfly. I eliminate all but the essentials to heighten the viewers consciousness of the milkweed’s beauty and…