Kiele Poirier

Artist Statement: I’ve been an artist for about 15 years, but only now have I finally felt confident in that “skin”. I’ve done many years of artistic soul searching and it has brought me here. I’m inspired by the world around me, nature/animals, organic, soft shapes complimented by hard lines, patterns and geometric shapes. I…

Kalynn Sinnamon

Artist Statement: This work explores Canadian landscape, with a focus on relationships between urban development and the land, and the pursuit of the Canadian wilderness. These interactions are explored on both large and small scales, in populous or remote locations, and is expanding this work to include culturally and geographically unique places in Canada, all…

Juan David Arbelaez

Artist Statement: Our wooden wristwatches are for the cosmopolite who wants to make a statement with their wardrobe. Each characteristic is quintessential in accentuating its own identity within each of the fluid lines, prevalent in our unique watches. Combining wood face palettes and exhilarating earthy browns tones to luscious plum reds. Interchangeable, natural dye leather…

Joyce Fournier

Artist Statement: Born and raised in Montreal, Joyce is an internationally collected artist who lives and works in Toronto. Her current series of Abstracted Landscapes in oil have been inspired by her fascination with the spontaneity and gratification of painting from within, rather than working on location or from life, her usual process. ‘My new…

Jinhee Jeon

Artist Statement: The trivial moments of my personal life are captured and I painted in series of simple stories. Relationships, people, places, events,… that are smeared in our lives, and that are permeated into our hearts, are the candid life subjects, seem so insignificant, yet so close to our hearts. Time flows uninterrupted. It seems…

James Taylor

Artist Statement: Live To Make Art / Make Art To Live. My artwork is inspired by the great mysteries and wonders of the world, the animal kingdom, and my childhood imagination. Media Category: Other – Acrylic, Watercolour & Digital Paintings Website: http://www.psychosharkclub.com        

Gordon Shadrach

Artist Statement: My acrylic paintings are my way of fusing my personal interests with my education and past professional experiences. I studied at OCAD with the intent of working in fashion as an illustrator. I never became a fashion illustrator, but my fine art is influenced by that desire, and strongly shapes the content of…

Genie Kim

Artist Statement: The main theme of my work is the healing power of a mother’s love and sacrifice.  In my paintings I use multiple layers of acrylic-hybrid paints to achieve the effect of traditional Korean pigment-based paints, resulting in a distinctly non-western texture and palette.  My work at first provokes an initial experience of whimsical…

Edd Baptista

Artist Statement: In 1977, Edd Baptista was eleven-years old when he came to Canada from the Philippines. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art (now OCAD University) in 1989 and won the Robin Comyn Cumine Scholarship for illustration. Edd became an art director and worked in some of the country’s leading ad agencies and…