Joyce Fournier

Artist Statement: ‘My current series of Abstracted Landscapes in oil have been inspired by my fascination with the spontaneity and gratification of painting from within, rather than working on location or from life, my usual process. This new body of work is predominantly conceptual in nature. I enjoy the freedom of painting with ‘minimal planning’…

Czarina Moshenko

Artist Statement: I have been making jewelry of some kind since I can remember. I have learned my craft over the years through personal practice, experimenting with different materials and methods and education in the field. I primarily work with sterling silver and semi precious stones as well as gold. My work has a geometric,…

Mika Sato

Artist Statement: My work is a unique fusion of floral elements and pottery. All items are designed and crafted by me. My pottery is created using both hand building and wheel throwing techniques. I use orchids, succulents and air plants to bring life into the human environment, while incorporating my unique pottery vessels in a…

Ruby Zhang

Artist Statement: The city is attractive to us because of the buildings, the streets, markets, shops, restaurants and people. I started to paint from my neighbourhood, but then I realized there was much more to this city. It is marked on street names, carried by buildings and told by its people .Toronto possesses a wealth…

Jack Ashwood

Artist Statement: Tutored initially by several fine artists in watercolour, oil, and pastel, Jack has gradually developed a style that is uniquely his own. He utilizes primarily acrylics on stretched canvas or yupo paper and tends to favour a variety of textured tools and techniques to produce his colourful abstracts which usually convey a theme,…

Edd Baptista

Artist Statement: Edd Baptista was ten years old when he came to Canada from the Philippines in 1977. He graduated with scholarship from The Ontario College of Art (now OCAD University) in 1989. Edd worked in advertising as an art director at some of Canada’s top agencies and on industry-honoured campaigns. Advertising has helped Edd…

Natalie Very B

Artist Statement: Polish born illustrator from the 90s, analogue and digital artist, portrait photographer, and storyteller with focus on Polish folklore, female bodily existence, and secrets of the faraway galaxies. My creative work is based on observing the world around me. The way my surroundings and daily interactions make me feel becomes an ideation base.…

Micheline Roi

Artist Statement: Micheline Roi’s first love was classical music. When, after 20 years, writing symphonies no longer distracted Micheline from the call of design and the joy of working with her hands, she enrolled in George Brown College’s part-time program for jewellery design. The skills picked up in GBC’s program along with years spent in…

Jack Zhou

Artist Statement: Painting landscapes on canvas is a creative process which allows me, first of all, to express my passionate love for nature; secondly, to reproduce my precise observation of its seasonal changes; and thirdly, to search for harmony between human beings and the natural world. Media Category: Painting – Oil Website: http://jackzhou.ca/index.php

Nick Chase

Artist Statement: Blackhare is a new, independent apparel company based out of the east end of Toronto. All of our designs originate as pen and ink illustrations straight out of the sketchbook of our talented resident artist. Every shirt is then silk-screened by hand by our small team of devoted makers. Media Category: Printmaking (Original…