Acclaimed Fine Artists: Brenda Banda Johnson, Karen Biko, Holly Burghardt, Connie Geerts, Terri Heinrichs, Suzanne LeBlanc, Janice Lochhead, Cynthia Makara, Alison Philpotts, Jeweliyana Reece, Darren Umbsaar, Sharon Lynn Williams and guest artist Stephen Dozois.
"White space, negative space, the in-between.
In art, without the in-between, there would be no recognizable image. In life, it’s the space between moments that defines the things we remember and treasure."
"Each piece I create is inspired by something different and distinct. I use a wide variety of mixed media to create dramatic paintings full of texture and colour. There is just something about water that relaxes the soul."
"I am an expressionistic painter, specializing in landscapes. When I paint, it’s like a deep meditation for me, where I shut my brain down, and open my heart. I paint emotively, and in short bursts, building layer after layer."
"Creating in glass is like embarking on a journey through surrender and patience. It's enticing and beautiful. It's science and rules. It can be sharp yet irresistible to the touch. Whatever mood the glass is in, it will surprise and delight you everytime."
"I strive to capture the grandeur and wonder of the Canadian Rockies; from vibrant winter sunrises, to late afternoon sun in the alpine, there are endless combinations of light and colour to explore in the ever-changing realms of the mountains."