Meet our artists!

Here you can find short bios on each of our artists, but make sure to visit their websites and social media channels to get the true feeling and appreciation for their talents and techniques.

Calliope

Calliope from Port Moody, B.C. has shown artistic abilities since she was a toddler. Her family loves to joke that if you follow the trail of paint, scraps, fabric, and clay you will be sure to find a masterpiece at the end. She is self-taught......

Daniel Moosayebi

Daniel Moosayebi is an artist from Toronto and the creative director of Inked Out Kicks. He specializes in customizing and restoring sneakers, creating one-of-a-kind footwear unique to each client. The motto of Inked Out Kicks – “Together, We Create!” – speaks to the passion of the......

Gigi Hoeller

Gigi Hoeller is a mixed media artist from the small community of Halfmoon Bay, BC. You’ll find most of her art to be colorful and vibrant, mixed with art containing rich neutrals, inspired by the beauty found in nature and all around us. Gigi takes something......

Jan Corcoran

  Jan Corcoran is a contemporary artist residing in Saskatoon. She describes herself as a doodler, working with lines, shapes and colors “to give voice to complex dialogue and relation with the painting.” Jan works in mixed media, oils and acrylics, and paints to music......

Julian Garner

Julian Garner, a former pro-skater, is an Ottawa-based tattoo artist. His work is known for it’s shading and delicate line work that allows the colors of the tattoo to stand out. Visit http://www.5ivecents.com/julian and find his profile on Instagram to view his artwork....

Lawrie Dignan

Lawrie Dignan is a self-taught artist from Victoria, B.C., and uses a pen and ink technique called pointillism to create one-of-a-kind artwork.       Having worked as a technical draftsman, his work shows the contrast of natural and technical, depicting the B.C. landscape in......

Liz Ranney

Liz Ranney is a mixed media artist from Kelowna. Liz creates stunning abstract portraits and art, using acrylic paint, drawing materials, paper, and fabric, and also digital tools, like Illustrator. Her work is bright and colorful, and as Liz explains, “is focused on themes of......

Margaret Bremner

Margaret Bremner, a.k.a. the Enthusiastic Artist lives and works in Saskatoon. Her work is inspired by her fascination for colors, patterns, visual textures, and designs, which she combines in intricate works of art. She also practices and teaches Zentangle – creating pictures using repeated patterns.......

Mary-Louise Scappaticci

Mary-Louise Scappaticci is an Ontario-based mixed media artist and teacher, who uses her passion for what she does “to encourage others to express themselves and to Dare to be Different.” Her work is inspired by life, people, and the surrounding environment. You’ll notice right away......

Miroslav Djordjevic

Miroslav Djordjevic, or Miro, is a contemporary artist based in Vancouver and his artwork is done in the style of figurative conceptual abstract expressionism. Prior to moving to Vancouver and becoming a part of the local art scene, Miro has had several group exhibitions in......

Nancy Hache

Nancy Hache is a contemporary artist from BC. She grew up surrounded by painting, pottery and music, and the passion for art has always had a meaningful part of her life. Nancy paints in acrylic medium and her work features portraits, dogs, and florals. You’ll......

Nikki Balfour

Nikki Balfour is a self-taught abstract artist from the beautiful Okanagan Valley. She has developed a unique freestyle abstract style of painting, allowing the flow of her thoughts, music, and color guide the brush as she paints. Nikki’s work is inspired by the beauty of......

Regina Seib

Regina Seib lives and works in Nanaimo. Regina was born in East Germany and immigrated to Canada at a young age. She says that “Being an only child and not speaking English, drawing was my retreat. Drawing and painting became an ardent passion.” After years......

Tanya Viala

Tanya Viala is a Kelowna-based tattoo artist who uses the more common method, a tattoo machine, to create beautiful body art, but also specializes in handpoke tattoos. She creates small and large-scale tattoos by using small dots to build a whole image, finding that this......

Teri Blackwell

“I draw and paint what I imagine, I have always done this.” Teri Blackwell is a self-taught artist from the Okanagan Valley. She uses paint, ink and graphite to tell the stories that play out in her head. To describe her work, Teri uses the......