Toronto-based multi-media artist Margie Kelk takes an exploratory and experimental approach as she appropriates and reconstructs visual fragments of ideas through diverse media.
Harley Yang is a street photographer interested in documenting the everyday through lines, angles, light, and shadows. After working as an IT specialist for years, Harley only fully re-engaged with photography in 2015. Since then he has been awarded the first place prize for the National Award from Sony World Photography and has received several other accolades for his work.
Sophia K. Kim is a visual artist and illustrator based in Toronto. Through her experience as a police officer in Korea and as a mother of three, her love and communication to ignored and devalued beings are constantly reflected in her art. Informed by her love of nature, she discovers unnoticed beauty, and dreams of a sustainable world.
Donny Nie is a Toronto-based interdisciplinary artist with a BFA from OCAD University, and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. From large-scale oil painting, monotype, digital projection, to small-scale ceramic and glass form, her interdisciplinary abstractions coalesce to manifest an intuitive, gestalt experience.
With a principle focus on abstract, Sobo seems to consistently capture the essence of the human condition in her works. With a style that varies from the layering of colour to vibrant palette knife painting, she continues to grow in style and confidence with each new work.
Michael Hu is a Toronto-based illustrator. Most of his works are digital, composed of various color blocks and few lines, and often inspired by verse fragmentation thoughts from dreams.
April is a visual artist living in Moncton, New Brunswick. Her work explores minimalist objects, simplified shapes and fragmented forms that are reminiscent of interiors, exteriors and sky. April is self-taught and has studied the language of abstract art, while creating a visual vocabulary of her own.
Afifa Bari is a contemporary realist oil painter and textile artist based in Toronto. She earned her BFA from York University in 2020. Through representational art, she examines the contemporary world through the lens of capitalism, and discusses the constant desire to purchase more in modern society from a socio-political and environmental outlook.
Our latest Meet the Artist feature is of Justin Mezzapelli, a multi-media artist interested in domesticity, multiplicity and queerness. Currently working with pointillist ink illustration, his images depict activity of everyday life, suggest an attention to time, and reference media of the public domain.
Marianne Sung is a contemporary Korean-Canadian artist whose art is intended to spark feelings of magic and warmth while inspiring nostalgia. Her works are expressive through the application of thin layers of acrylics as well as through the use of mixed media.