• Studio Visit 0

    Sasha Pierce, Painter

    Sasha Pierce‘s kaleidoscopic paintings are created by squeezing oil paint from plastic bags to mimic that weaving and textile traditions. Her approach to abstract painting starts with mathematical models for ...

    On August 14, 2016 / By
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    Tim Pitsiulak, Drawing

    This spring, Dorset Fine Arts and Open Studio hosted a two-week creative residency with Cape Dorset Inuit artist Tim Pitsiulak. Working in collaboration with lead printmakers, Pitsiulak created ...

    On June 20, 2016 / By
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    Joshua Vettivelu, Multidisciplinary

    Joshua Vettivelu is an artist working within sculpture, video, performance and installation. Their work seeks to explore how larger frameworks of power impact and manifest within intimate personal ...

    On May 30, 2016 / By
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    Lili Huston-Herterich, Multidisciplinary

    Lili Huston-Herterich is a Toronto based artist. Originally from Chicago, since studying at York University in Toronto she’s developed a multi-disciplinary practice that employs a broad range of ...

    On May 11, 2016 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Joe Fleming, Painter

    Joe Fleming is a Toronto-based painter. His paintings have a decidedly sculptural pull, representing the artist’s experimentation with form, texture, materiality, perspectival confusion and possibility. Fleming has exhibited ...

    On January 17, 2016 / By
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    Julie Beugin, Painter

    Julie Beugin is a Berlin-based painter. Beugin’s past works were plays on interior/exterior architectural spaces inspired by literature. Her new series moves into layered abstraction, often featuring collage ...

    On January 15, 2016 / By
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    Talwst, Sculpture

    Talwst aka Curtis Santiago is a Toronto-based artist. With his miniature jewelry box sculptures, he explores the narrative of art history by inserting elements of contrasting cultures. His first international solo exhibition, ...

    On October 28, 2015 / By
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    Napoleon Brousseau, Multidisciplinary

    Napoleon Brousseau is a Toronto-based artist. His work includes site-specific installations, drawing, painting, digital portraits and film. He’s exhibited work in Toronto since 1974 and his most recent show titled “In ...

    On September 20, 2015 / By
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    Niall McClelland, Painter

    Niall McClelland is a Toronto-based artist. His work includes painting, drawing and sculpture inspired by a DIY-aesthetic and background in graphic design. His work has been published in Adbusters, ...

    On August 31, 2015 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Elizabeth McIntosh, Painter

    We visited Vancouver-based painter Elizabeth McIntosh at her studio in at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, NY that was provided as part of Canada Council ...

    On July 6, 2015 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Yannick Anton, Photographer

    Yannick Anton is a photographer. He’s been documenting Yes Yes Y’all, a queer dancehall party in Toronto, since 2010–among other projects.   When I do event photography, I ...

    On June 15, 2015 / By
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    Zora Mann, Painter

    Zora Mann is a Berlin-based painter and mixed-media artist. Born in the UK, she grew up in Munich and studied in France at Villa Arson. She is represented by ...

    On May 12, 2015 / By
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    Micah Lexier, Conceptual

    Micah Lexier is an artist and curator based in Toronto. He received a BFA from the University of Manitoba and MFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. He is represented ...

    On April 26, 2015 / By
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    Guy Ben-Ari, Painter

    Guy Ben-Ari is a painter from Tel-Aviv, Israel. He now lives and works in New York City. He received his MFA from Columbia University, and his BFA from Bezalel ...

    On April 21, 2015 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Jeremy Jansen, Sculpture

    Jeremy Jansen is an artist based in Toronto. Originally from Calgary, he studied photography at Langara College in Vancouver. He has exhibited in New York, Copenhagen, Paris and ...

    On April 10, 2015 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Adrienne Crossman, Video

    Adrienne Crossman is an artist, educator and curator working and living in Toronto. A graduate of OCAD University, she holds a BFA in Integrated Media and a Minor ...

    On March 17, 2015 / By
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    Jenny Perlin, Film

    Jenny Perlin is an artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She received a BA from Brown University, her MFA from School of the Art Institute ...

    On February 28, 2015 / By
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    Alexandra Mackenzie, Interdisciplinary

    Alexandra Mackenzie aka Petra Glynt is an artist and musician based in Toronto. She has a degree in printmaking from OCADU. Her work has been exhibited in Toronto, New ...

    On February 9, 2015 / By
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    Kent Monkman, Interdisciplinary

    Kent Monkman is a Canadian artist of Cree ancestry who works with a variety of mediums, including painting, film/video, performance, and installation. He has had solo exhibitions at numerous ...

    On January 5, 2015 / By
  • Studio Visit 2

    Alex McLeod, Digital

    Alex McLeod is a Toronto-based artist. At OCAD University, he studied painting but later switched to computer-generated digital imagery. He creates fantastical that cause the viewer to question this ...

    On November 23, 2014 / By
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    Leah Beeferman, Digital Drawing

    Leah Beeferman is a Brooklyn-based artist who works in digital drawing, painting, sound and animation. She completed her MFA at Virginia Commonweath University in 2010, and has participated in ...

    On November 2, 2014 / By
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    Ryan Foerster, Interdisciplinary

    Ryan Foerster is photographer. Born in Newmarket, Ontario, he currently lives and works in New York, USA. Ryan creates abstract photographs by embracing chance and the transformative effects of time, weather, ...

    On October 27, 2014 / By
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    Kay Walkowiak, Interdisciplinary

    Kay Walkowiak lives and works in Vienna, Austria. He attended the Universität für angewandte Kunst, Vienna and has participated in residencies in Austria, China, Japan, India and Canada. ...

    On October 5, 2014 / By
  • Studio Visit 4

    Stephen Andrews, Painter

    Stephen Andrews is a Toronto-based painter. Over the past 25 years, he has exhibited his work in Canada, the U.S., Brazil, Scotland, France and Japan. He is represented ...

    On September 25, 2014 / By
  • Studio Visit 2

    Scott Rankin, Photographer

    Scott Rankin is a Vancouver-based photographer. His Instagram account (@othellonine) has been featured by Complex Magazine, Forbes, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, among others and has over 105k followers. The transition from ...

    On August 17, 2014 / By
  • Studio Visit 3

    Mie Olise, Painter

    Mie Olise is a Danish constructor, filmmaker and painter. Her work blends architecture, art and philosophy to explore abandoned places and desolate structures. She has an MFA from Central Saint ...

    On August 5, 2014 / By
  • Studio Visit 5

    John Scott, Interdisciplinary

    John Scott is a Toronto-based artist who has been working 401 Richmond for 15 years. He was born in Windsor, Ontario in 1950. He was the one of ...

    On June 23, 2014 / By
  • Studio Visit 0

    Kolbeinn Hulgi, Performance

    Kolbeinn Holgi is a video and performance artist from Iceland. He also has a studio in Berlin. His work has been exhibited widely and includes a foam party in ...

    On June 23, 2014 / By
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    Seripop, Installation

    Yannick Desranleau and Chloe Lum are Montreal-based installations, sculptures, prints and interventions artists. They have exhibited in Canada and abroad, notably at YYZ artists’ outlet, The Blackwood Gallery, ...

    On June 23, 2014 / By
  • Studio Visit 2

    Adam Gunn, Painter

    Adam Gunn received a diploma of Digital Animation from NSCC in 1999 and a BFA from NSCAD in 2010. He was a finalist in the RBC Painting Competition ...

    On June 20, 2014 / By
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    Dil Hildebrand, Painter

    Dil Hildebrand is a painter. His work has been collected by major museums throughout Canada, including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, and the National ...

    On April 9, 2014 / By
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    Lorrie Moore, Writer

    Lorrie Moore is the author of the story collections Birds of America, Like Life and Self-Help, and the novels Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? and Anagrams. Her work has won honours from the Lannan Foundation ...

    On March 30, 2014 / By
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    Krystle Tabujara, Drawing

    Krystle Tabujara is Toronto-based artist. A former life drawing model, she now makes prolific portraits of people. She also works as the manager of library services for The ...

    On March 28, 2014 / By
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    Julie Lequinn, Interdisciplinary

    Julie Lequin is a French-Canadian artist based in Montreal. She received a BFA from Concordia University and an MFA from Art Center College of Design. Her work is multidisciplinary; it ...

    On March 23, 2014 / By
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    Alex Livingston, Interdisciplinary

    Alex Livingston is an artist based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He attended Cooper Union in 1982, received a BFA from NSCAD in 1983, and an MA Fine Art ...

    On March 15, 2014 / By
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    Reid Stewart, Lifetime Collective

    Reid Stewart is the co-founder and creative director of Lifetime Collective. He’s also the editor of the collective’s Free Thinkers Zine. He was visiting from Vancouver for the ...

    On March 10, 2014 / By
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    Scott Everingham, Painter

    Scott Everingham is a Toronto-based painter. He has a BFA from NSCAD University in Halifax and an MFA from the University of Waterloo. A 3-time RBC Canadian Painting ...

    On February 17, 2014 / By
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    Tessar Lo, Interdisciplinary

    Tessar Lo is a Toronto-based interdisciplinary artist. He graduated from the illustration program at Sheridan College. He has exhibited internationally at Jaski Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Door Studios, Paris, ...

    On February 3, 2014 / By
  • Studio Visit 2

    MSDS, Multi-Disciplinary

    MSDS is a multi-disciplinary, multi-medium design practice based in Toronto. Jonathan Sabine and Jessica Nakanishi make and design concepts, objects and environments. Their work includes Common Good, Spin and ladder ...

    On January 19, 2014 / By
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    Shannon Partridge, Painter

    Shannon Partridge is a Toronto-based painter. Her paintings respond to the curious worlds of Western zoo exhibits and mid-century modern interior design photographs. She received an undergraduate degree ...

    On November 28, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Winnie Truong, Drawing

    Winnie Truong is a Toronto-based artist. She works with pencil crayons on paper to create large scale portraits. She received a BFA from OCAD’s drawing and painting program. ...

    On November 11, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 2

    AIMIA Advice: Daniel Neuhaus

    Daniel Neuhaus is Toronto Life‘s director of photography. Before voting for the AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize, we asked Daniel about photography. What makes it good? What makes ...

    On October 28, 2013 / By
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    Dave Murray, Illustrator

    Dave Murray is a Toronto-based illustrator. He works in a home studio. His clients include National Post, Hazlitt, Playboy and The Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association. He ...

    On October 7, 2013 / By
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    Timeanddesire, Street Installation

    Timeanddesire is a pseudonym for art created individually and collaboratively by Denise St Marie and Timothy Walker. Through “street interventions,” they examine the concept of public and private ...

    On September 18, 2013 / By
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    Sean Martindale, Interdisciplinary

    Sean Martindale getting his Solidarity Buzz at the AGO’s Stand by Ai Weiwei event. This performance was part of Martindale’s interdisciplinary work to engage the public with social ...

    On September 10, 2013 / By
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    Emily Speed: Builder

    Emily Speed was born in 1979. She works in Frodsham, Cheshire. She received a BA from Edinburgh College of Art, and an MA from the University of the ...

    On September 9, 2013 / By
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    Tom Wenzel, Graphic Design

    Tom Wenzel is a graphic designer. He runs the design team for Toronto’s Exhibition Place. Almost every sign you’ve seen at the CNE or at a TFC game ...

    On August 28, 2013 / By
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    Graven Feather, Workshop

    Graven Feather is an art hub next to Toronto’s Trinity Bellwoods Park on Queen Street West. Owners Pam Lobb and Erin Candela (left to right) run letterpress workshops, ...

    On August 14, 2013 / By
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    Laura Millard, Mixed Media

    Laura Millard paints on large format photography. She received a BFA from NSCAD in 1983 and an MFA from Concordia in 1992. She is currently a professor at ...

    On August 6, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 0

    PAUS & GRÜN, WOODWORK DESIGN

    Paus & Grün Woodwork Design is located in Toronto, Ontario. Christoph Paus, Sebastian Paus and Rob Green balance traditional carpentry techniques with contemporary design. They use wood salvaged from ...

    On July 2, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Matt Bahen, Painter

    Matt Bahen is a painter. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2002. He works have been shown in Toronto, Alberta, New York, Alabama ...

    On June 19, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 0

    Zeesy Powers, Performance/Video

    Zeesy Powers is a performance and video artist based in Toronto. At The Power Plant’s annual fundraising party, the Power Ball, Powers was invited to perform “I Will Tell ...

    On June 13, 2013 / By
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    Marela Zacarias, Sculpture

    Marela Zacarias combines painting with sculpture to create site-specific geometric  abstract shapes. Born in Mexico City, she currently lives in Brooklyn. She attended Kenyon College and received an ...

    On June 10, 2013 / By
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    Noa Charuvi, Painter

    Noa Charuvi is a painter. She was born in Jerusalem, Israel and moved to New York City for her MFA from the School of Visual Arts. She’s participated ...

    On May 28, 2013 / By
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    Hong Seon Jang, Sculpture

    Hong Seon Jang is a sculpture and installation artist based in New York City. He has a BFA from Dan Kook University in South Korea and an MFA ...

    On May 22, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Suzanne Broughel, Sculpture

    Suzanne Broughel is a sculpture and installation artist in New York City. Her work has been exhibited at MoMA PS1, Marlborough Gallery, the University of Memphis, Rush Arts ...

    On May 9, 2013 / By
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    Chad Stayrook, Interdisciplinary

    Chad Stayrook is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY. His studio is above Present Company, a gallery he co-founded with Brian Balderston and José Ruiz. Chad has an ...

    On April 29, 2013 / By
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    Kathrin Köster, Installation

    Kathrin Köster makes site-specific installations that combine painting with sculptural and architectural elements. Born in Aachen, Germany, her practise is now based in Berlin. We spoke to her ...

    On April 22, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Summer Wheat, Painter

    Summer Wheat is a painter. She studied at the University of Central Oklahoma (BA) and the Savannah College of Art and Design (MFA). After working in seclusion for ...

    On April 11, 2013 / By
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    Peter Allen Hoffmann, Painter

    Peter Allen Hoffmann is a painter based in Brooklyn, New York. In 2005, he graduated with an MFA from Hunter College. He’s exhibited in Ireland, Germany and throughout ...

    On April 3, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 4

    Kim Dorland, Painter

    Kim Dorland is a painter. Based in Toronto, he exhibits across Canada and internationally in Milan, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. His painting are in private collections ...

    On March 27, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Luke Painter, Interdisciplinary

    Luke Painter is an artist and assistant professor at OCAD University. His work includes drawing, painting, print, animation and installation. He’s represented by LE Gallery in Toronto, Canada ...

    On March 19, 2013 / By
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    John Brown, Painter

    John Brown is a painter. His process includes applying oil paint to a panel and then scraping it off. His paintings are collected by individuals, corporations and public ...

    On March 11, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 4

    VSVSVS, Art Collective

    VSVSVS is a collective studio and gallery project located in the Port Lands of Toronto. The current members (left to right) are Wallis Cheung, Laura Simon, Ryan Clayton, James ...

    On February 1, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 2

    Douglas Coupland, Writer & Artist

    Douglas Coupland is a novelist and visual artist. If you don’t know who he is, read this extensive Wikipedia entry because there’s too much for a short introduction. ...

    On January 28, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 0

    Desiree Girlato, Jeweller

    Desiree Girlato is a jewellery designer. Her home studio is located above her retail space Armed, north of  Toronto’s Trinity Bellwoods Park. Armed jewellery has been featured in ...

    On January 23, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Dmitri Fedosseev, Painter

    Dmitri Fedosseev is a painter. Born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, he currently lives and works in Toronto. He won the people’s choice award for best drawing at OCAD in ...

    On January 9, 2013 / By
  • Studio Visit 3

    Tristram Lansdowne, Painter

    Tristram Lansdowne is a watercolour painter. Born in Victoria, B.C., he lives and works in Toronto. He’s represented by LE Gallery and has exhibited all over North America. ...

    On December 16, 2012 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Megan McCabe, Painter

    Megan McCabe is a painter. She exhibits at Toronto’s LE Gallery. She graduated from OCAD in 2007 and has won multiple awards including an Emerging Visual Artist award ...

    On November 28, 2012 / By
  • Studio Visit 3

    Howard Podeswa, Painter

    Howard Podeswa is a Toronto-based artist. Over the past 24 years, he’s exhibited in Capetown, Chicago, Montreal and Toronto. His 2011 show at Wynick/Tuck Gallery “Sole of a ...

    On November 13, 2012 / By
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    Tibi Tibi Neuspiel, Interdisciplinary

    Tibi Tibi Neuspiel works in sculpture, performance, digital imaging and video. He’s exhibited in Canada, the US and Europe including Art Basel and MOMA PS1’s NY Art Book ...

    On October 25, 2012 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Ken Nicol, Interdisciplinary

    Ken Nicol is a Toronto-based interdisciplinary artist. Elements of his work include drawing, typing, metal, potato chips and coffee cups. He’s been exhibited in Miami, Chicago, New York, ...

    On October 19, 2012 / By
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    T. Reilly Hodgson, Photographer

    T. Reilly Hodgson is a photographer based in Toronto, Canada. He’s also the creative director for No Fun Press and Blood of the Young Zine. His work has been featured in Thrasher, Vice, ...

    On October 12, 2012 / By
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    Milk Glass Co., Gallerists

    Char Da Silva & Kelly Wray own Milk Glass Co., an art gallery in Toronto. KELLY: We’re roommates and business partners. We just work. We get along really ...

    On October 1, 2012 / By
  • Studio Visit 4

    The Bierk Brothers

    Alex, Nick and Charles Bierk (left to right) are painters. Jeff Bierk (far right) is a photographer. They share a studio space and an affinity for portraiture. We interviewed ...

    On September 18, 2012 / By
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    Erica Beyea, Instructor

    Erica Beyea is the founder of Toronto’s Fine Oak Art School. She attended OCAD & NSCAD for fine art and Humber College for public relations. She’s worked as ...

    On August 31, 2012 / By
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    Gareth Bate, Painter

    Gareth Bate is a painter, performer, curator, web designer, teacher and a few other things. His work has been shown in Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. He graduated from ...

    On August 24, 2012 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Frank Abruzzese, Photographer

    Frank Abruzzese is a photographer. He  has exhibited in the US, Ireland and Italy. He is the co-founder of Cow House Studios in Wexford, Ireland. Originally from Philadelphia, he ...

    On August 16, 2012 / By
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    Rosie O’Gorman, Interdisciplinary

    Rosie O’Gorman is an interdisciplinary artist. She has exhibited in the U.S., Ireland, and Italy. She and her husband, Frank Abruzzese, are the founders of Cow House Studios in Wexford, ...

    On August 13, 2012 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Amanda McCavour, Textiles

    Amanda McCavour is a textile artist. Her installations have been shown in New York, Chicago, Romania, South Korea and all over Toronto. She’s been featured in Design Lines, ...

    On August 11, 2012 / By
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    Abby McGuane, Sculptor

    Abby McGuane is a sculptor and installation artist. Her work has been exhibited in Toronto and Chicago. She graduated from OCAD in 2010. Your work definitely grows with ...

    On August 7, 2012 / By
  • Studio Visit 1

    Stanzie Tooth, Painter

    Stanzie Tooth is a painter & curator. Her work has been exhibited  in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia, including a solo show at the Canadian Heritage Building. She ...

    On June 18, 2012 / By