David Tomlin

Artist Statement: As a painter, I am interested in exploring the interplay of colour, light, shape and movement on canvas.  I have been influenced by a range of Canadian and European painters, particularly the Group of Seven, the French Impressionists and most recently, Norval Morriseau.  Through my landscape paintings, I convey my love of the…

Catherine Harasymiw

Artist Statement: Tempering the raw conceptual power of the abstract and surreal with meticulous geometry and detailed, decorative line work, Catherine fuses the innate, underlying forces at work in our recollection of events and objects with the visible and reasoned forces of cognition. Whether through illustration or painting, she believes it’s important to bring emotion…

Cindy Alexiou

Artist Statement: Cindy Alexiou is a self taught emerging Toronto Artist.  Her brother Tim Packer is a renowned Canadian Landscape Artist.  Cindy is in the early stages of her career and is still exploring new techniques & styles.  All of her art is inspired by her photographs which are turned into abstract and impressionistic pieces. …

CLAUSTRO

Artist Statement: CLAUSTRO is the collaboration shared by: sculptor and artist ; husband and wife; Stuart Leggett and Carol Currie. Their current body of work is inspired by their home waters of Georgian Bay where their focus is the contemporary landscape. It is the barren landscape that is most appealing to the artist. The isolation…

Bruce Smith

Artist Statement: My love of paddles and all things “canoe” began when I was 9 years old and attended my first summer camp. As a teenager, I kept exploring the wilderness lakes and rivers of Ontario, and also began to craft the canoes and paddles that were the most beautiful and the most functional to…

Anne Henvey

Artist Statement: I cannot remember a time when I wasn’t drawing.  I’ve loved to draw and paint my whole life.  My father was very artistic and often had little contests between my sister and I.  He would give us various subjects to draw, and then would declare which was his favourite.  I owe my love…

Alex Pyro

Artist Statement: I have always loved to draw. My art works derive from two different mediums; from the computer which I use as an artistic tool, similar to a brush and which I learned as computer programmer and from photography, which opened a surprising new realm of meaning for my work. As IT professional by…

Jennifer Fukushima

Artist Statement: By distilling her years of experience in design, Jennifer has come to focus on high quality cut and sew knitwear. Combining luxurious natural fibres and ecologically conscious blends with upcycled treasures, Jennifer works to create wearable mosaics for the bold and modern woman. Working to keep the Canadian fashion industry alive, everything is…

Meeka Stuart

Artist Statement: I make toys for the young and young at heart – from the traditional Sock Monkey to the not so traditional Sock Elephant. To help keep my monkeys fresh and original, I like to use the not so traditional socks – so don’t be surprised if you see a sock monkey covered in…

Julie Sinden

Artist Statement: Julie is an award winning textile artist originally from the quiet shores of Lake Erie, now living and working in Toronto. A lover of the fibre arts since she was a child, she studied textiles at the Kootenay School of the Arts, a small and eclectic school in the mountains of southeastern British…