Archive for 'Visual Arts'

Komi Olaf

Komi  Olaf is a visual artist  and poet currently living in Toronto. As a master’s graduate of Carleton University’s School of Architecture, his training as an architect directly influences his draftsmanship and manipulation of light and space. His work is based primarily in acrylic and explores the dialogue created through the juxtaposition of images concepts and identities. His works have […]

Apanaki Temitayo

Born in Toronto and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, Apanaki Temitayo M is an author, spoken word poet, actor and multimedia artist. Her canvas compositions are an expression of her Trinidadian heritage and spirituality. Apanaki’s original textile art piece, The Egungun, explores the reimagining of Tribal mask with the use of textiles. It was showcased […]

Levent Erutku

Levent Erutku is a Turkish born, Toronto based freelance photographer who focuses on fine art, landscape, music and flamenco photography.  His fine art, landscape and flamenco prints can be found in many private fine art and photography collections.

Iden Ford

Iden Ford is based in Toronto, specializing in portrait and dance photography, plus set stills for film and television. He’s a member of the International Cinematographers Guild of North America Local 667, and his work has been featured in many publications. Learn more at

Christopher Cushman

Christopher Cushman was born and raised in Detroit Michigan. Growing up in Detroit in the 60’s and 70’s gave him a unique perspective on people, which is central to and has informed his work to this day. He received his degree in Design and Illustration from Ferris State University. He began his career in photography […]

Michael “A Man Called” Wrycraft

Michael “A Man Called” Wrycraft Album Designer/Music Presenter/Emcee Michael is a Juno Award-winning and 5-time Juno Nominated Graphic/Album Designer with a twisted sense of humour, a huge passion for music and almost 500 album designs to his credit including Lightfoot, Cockburn, Stan Rogers, Rush, Watermelon Slim, Johnny Cash, Yoko Ono, Burton Cummings, Blackie & the […]

Mosa McNeilly

Mosa McNeilly is a visual artist, vocalist and community arts facilitator. She has a mixed media  studio gallery in downtown Guelph, sings with Ondine Chorus, leads independent community arts projects in schools and community centres, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Guelph Black Heritage Society.

Barbara Klunder

Working as a graphic designer and illustrator in Toronto from the 70’s on, to be the artist for the BamBoo world was the best education ever, for learning about African music, one of the giant gifts to the planet.  I’m making textile and fine-art now, but I still find myself inspired and moved by both […]

Laura Fernandez

Laura Fernandez was born in Madrid, Spain. She is a singer, songwriter, pianist, painter, award-winning illustrator , radio host and producer. She  recentlyreleased her second CD Un Solo Beso. The project was produced by the late Montreal born,Toronto based JUNO Award winning producer Billy Bryans.  Based in Toronto,Laura is the producer and host of Café Latino […]

Gilda ‘Fiya’ Monreal

Gilda Monreal is a visual artist, writer, actress and educator. She is also Co-Director of the International Essencia Arts Collective that is dedicated to using art as a tool for social change and community empowerment.

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