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Rory Neirin Higgs

Neirin is a non-binary artist, writer and disability activist living and working in Vancouver. Their work focuses on the concept of automythology, or self-mythologizing, as a type of parallel life narrative traumatized people create to make sense of our experiences in a private, sacred vocabulary that is protected from outsider retelling, and to crystallize in […]

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Janelle Resendes

I am an artist with cerebral palsy and rely on a power wheelchair for mobility. I went to university to study art and I have continued to follow my heart and create on a continuous basis. I use many different mediums and believe that working with a variety adds diversity to my artistic process. Being […]

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Glenn Hesse

Being diagnosed with major health issues which effects my day to day life. I took up painting as therapy, which helps me refocus to overcome my depression and physical issues. My works fall under several genres such as social and contemporary realism cityscape and traditional landscape, surrealism and Science Fiction/fantasy. Mediums I use are mainly […]

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Sandra Yuen MacKay

Creating art and writing aided me in recovery from mental illness. It’s a passion to be an artist but also fulfilling to share my art. Be it a beautiful flower, a desolate building, people interacting or an abstraction of an idea, I like to communicate joy, angst, beauty, humour, painting from the heart. My writing […]

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Holly Winters

Holly Winters was born in 1964 (and raised) in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. She studied fine art at Mount Allison University, Sackville New Brunswick and received her degree in 1987. Her major was in painting. Following graduation, Holly moved to Toronto and lived there for three years exploring abstract intuitive art. She decided to move to […]

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Jessica Bailuk

I have been painting since I was 18 however really got into it more using Acrylics around 2007. I do various paintings from Still Life, Animals,etc. Looking to get into scenery. My most proudest painting is Starry Night I did at an art show.

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Laurie Landry

I have been profoundly deaf since birth. In order to understand what is being said, I read lips, and I often miss important details, despite the fact that I wear a hearing aid. I compensate this by looking for visual clues such as body language, facial expressions and context. I have incorporated my experience of […]

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Rose L. Williams

Quebec raised, bilingual, Trinidadian-Canadian, Rose L. Williams critically investigates interstices between creative activity, trauma, transformation and aesthetics. Williams is a Canada Council Award recipient, Graduate of Emily Carr University, Certified Expressive Arts therapist, and member of the Art Society of Trinidad & Tobago. Williams layers watercolour, ink & acrylics with oil paint. These mixed media […]

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Cherie Crocker

Throughout my life I have tried to emulate a holistic lifestyle. One that does not harm the environment but honours the resources of our land. Sometimes I expressed this through a vegan diet, due to my distaste for factory farming processes, but eventually I began to eat animal products again. When I did so I […]