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Katsuras, Nicole

Katsuras, Nicole

Toronto-based painter Matt Bahen is primarily influenced by literature. He is particularly inspired by the writings of Cormac McCarthy and T.S Eliot. Using a variety of motifs such as fire, water and animals his impasto compositions are both highly engaging and emotive. Bahen constructs individual narratives in his landscape paintings that remain in a perpetual state of tension.

Bahen, Matt

Bahen, Matt

Toronto-based painter Matt Bahen is primarily influenced by literature. He is particularly inspired by the writings of Cormac McCarthy and T.S Eliot. Using a variety of motifs such as fire, water and animals his impasto compositions are both highly engaging and emotive. Bahen constructs individual narratives in his landscape paintings that remain in a perpetual state of tension.

Clements, Kyle

Clements, Kyle

Kyle Clements is a Toronto-based contemporary artist. After graduating from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2006, Clements lived in Asia for a year, collecting source material and inspiration.

Chapman, Cynthia

Chapman, Cynthia

Cynthia Chapman employs a wide spectrum of colours in her abstract paintings, alternating between bold expressionism and softer, calmer palettes...

Wilson, York

Wilson, York

Canadian artist York Wilson was born in Toronto in 1907. He studied at the Central Technical school and then began working as a commercial artist. He later moved on to work at...

Wieland, Joyce

Wieland, Joyce

Joyce Wieland was an experimental Canadian filmmaker and mixed media artist. Wieland found success as a painter when she began her career in ...

Urquhart, Tony

Urquhart, Tony

Tony Urquhart is recognized as one of Canada's pioneering abstractionists. Born in Niagara Falls, Ontario in 1934, he is linked with the Toronto painters associated with The Isaacs ...

Urban, David

Urban, David

Born in Toronto in 1966, David Urban studied poetry and painting at York University, earning a BFA in 1989. Urban received a master’s degree in English literature and creative ...

Town, Harold

Town, Harold

One of his generation’s most celebrated artists, Harold Town was born in 1924 in Toronto.

Sorensen, David

Sorensen, David

Born in Vancouver in 1937, Sorensen studied at UBC and the Vancouver School of Art under Arthur Erickson, Bill Reid and Jack Shadbolt. Shadbolt, who in turn had studied ...

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