Tony Taylor

Artist Statement: This collection of work is a reflection on leadership debates, the Royal family and G summit series and how they undermine democracy often leading to violently disrupting and infringing on the civilians and cities in which they are hosted. These well-publicized events highlight an opportunity for world leaders and corporations to bump elbows,…

Kristy Blackwell

Artist Statement: Mary Ann Slater is an acrylic realism artist based in Toronto, Ontario. Mary is a self-taught artist, and over the past three years she has developed her love of art into a career, focusing on realism painting with acrylics. Her take on contemporary still life brings ordinary items to the canvas in a…

Mary Ann Slater

Artist Statement: Mary Ann Slater is an acrylic realism artist based in Toronto, Ontario. Mary is a self-taught artist, and over the past three years she has developed her love of art into a career, focusing on realism painting with acrylics. Her take on contemporary still life brings ordinary items to the canvas in a…

Gary Augustynek

Artist Statement: “Creativity is the power to reject the past, to change the status quo, and to seek new potential.” Ai Weiwei Viewing life along a spectrum makes more sense than trying to make it fit into arbitrary categories. This viewpoint carries over into my art. I enjoy working with simple materials and found objects.…

Cori Lee Marvin

Artist Statement: The juxtapositions in my work begin with my non-traditional approach to watercolour, where a flowing and loose medium combines with a precise and detailed style. When realistic still-life emerges in unusual surroundings, intriguing visual stories are created. If nature and wildlife are transplanted indoors into cozy still-life settings, the results are both startling…

Shannon Taylor

Artist Statement: I feel a deep connection to nature, and seek out quiet spots in fields and forests and rural settings for inspiration, often sketching trees and plants. I am also interested in decorative surface design and paint large scale murals as well as do installation and performance work and experiment with various printmaking techniques.…

Juliet Promnitz

Artist Statement: I think of my work as expressions of joy. Of gratitude. And of hope. When I am creating, it is either effortless or the most painful process imaginable. Rarely is it anything in between. I use bright, vibrant colour in my work, which I think can be traced directly to my childhood in…