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jackie besteman
I have been painting birds for 3 years ( having worked as an illustrator for most of my career) Birds inspire me immensely because of their wild beauty and keen intelligence. City people especially tr...
Diana Rosa
As a visual artist, Diana Rosa takes inspirations from an alternative upbringing where she closely connected with the natural landscape around her. Born and raised in Cuba shaped her perspective on na...
Simon Kim
My work is based on Figure Drawing. My free-spirited style is obtained by pursuing a variety of modalities: charcoal, watercolors, oil paintings, and mixed media. I believe that blending the unique te...
Lauren Pirie
Lauren Pirie is a freelance illustrator and multi-disciplinary artist based in Toronto. She is best known for; her intricate ink drawings, which defy the boundaries of reality; her illustration work f...
Katya Garipova
Russian-born Katya Garipova is a Toronto-based artist and illustrator. After completing her BA in Graphic Arts from Winchester School of Art, UK, Katya moved to Toronto where she built her career in g...
Serge Khrumalo
Serge is a Toronto-based artist who draws all the time, on everything. Experimenting with materials is an essential part of his creative process. He is inspired by fast-paced life in Toronto as well a...
Frances Patella
Frances Patella lives and works in Toronto. She is a photo-based, mixed media artist, exploring perception, memory and transformation through the representation of the landscapes of the endangered Oak...
Melissa Neil
Melissa Neil is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design (2002). Recent exhibition history includes: Visitation, Hamilton Public Library; smoking lake, Assembly Gallery, Hamilton, 2017; Tor...
Mary McLorn Valle
Mary McLorn Valle’s graphic and vibrant oil paintings explore the themes of contained energy that is unfolding and renewal. As symbols of life and nature, tightly cropped blossoms, buds, blooms and...
Sue Ennis
My art is driven by colour and intuition and I paint in an abstract style. What unites all of my work, and what moves me most, is the love of colour, texture, energy, and a deep appreciation of the pr...
David Holden
David uses his own personal objects and symbols of his past to examine ideas of nostalgia. Names of his childhood friends and baseball cards from the 1970’s, Sony walkman’s from the 1980’s, view...
Dan Nuttall
Dan Nuttall has a professional background in the natural sciences and design. Much of his art practice is based on this background and, unsurprisingly, his work tends to focus on issues such as space ...
Susan McLean Woodburn
"I am always open to the Spirit of grace and harmony. It is my desire to share these moments that inspires me to paint." Susan, a Canadian artist, was raised and spent considerable time in Toronto, ...
Kaitlin Johnson
Kaitlin works in acrylics on canvas, creating dramatic abstract paintings inspired by nature. After completing her B.A. in Visual Arts from The University of Western Ontario, Kaitlin obtained her ar...
Sarah Rutledge
I am a self taught abstract artist. I’m inspired by the endless potentiality of creative form and expression. I find joy in allowing the movement and colours on the paper decide what they want to d...
Lorna Livey
Lorna Livey is a graduate of York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts. Her works on paper utilizing printmaking and mixed media have been exhibited in solo and group shows across Canada, including the...
Ester Pugliese
Ester Pugliese's multilayered mixed media paintings utilize a coral reef aesthetic to reimagine Vanitas still life painting with a contemporary sense of immersive space while exploring the irreconcila...
Caroline Ji
Caroline Ji is a self-taught artist with a previous background in engineering. In 2014 she left her engineering career to begin painting. She picked up oil painting in that year and has been practicin...
Tamkeen S
Tamkeen is an artist based in Toronto, Canada. She creates landscape, still life and abstract paintings using acrylic paints applied on canvas or wood panel. When thinking about a subject matter for h...
Jeff Riffle
Born and raised in the states, Jeff has a BFA from Frostburg State University, Maryland. He moved to Toronto from Ohio in 2010. Having a BFA and a graphic design background continues to have a strong ...
Tueai La
Tueai is an oil painter with a focus on florals. Born and raised in Vietnam, Tueai emigrated to Canada with her family during the war as a teenager and later completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Yor...
Meghan Monaghan
Meghan Monaghan lives and works in Toronto. Her work is influenced by the examination and inspection of natural forms; from plant life to rocks and minerals. Meghan creates mixed media paintings on w...
Jasmine Cardenas
Jasmine Cardenas is an Ecuadorian-Canadian multi-disciplinary artist working with sculptural paintings, collage and installation. She received her BFA from OCAD University (2017). Through collecting p...
Jordan Baraniecki
Jordan Baraniecki is an international emerging artist in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He is curious about the subconscious mind and when those specific thoughts become conscious realities. He is learning ...