Artists

Anne Hunter
Paul Hammond

Paul Hammond is a Canadian artist, illustrator, and comics creator currently living in Toronto Ontario, by way of Halifax Nova Scotia. He was educated at NSCAD University (BFA 2005), and cut his teeth designing & screen-printing gig posters. He thinks mistakes are nice, and likes to leave them in when he’s allowed.

Carolyn Fisher

Award-winning artist/author Carolyn Fisher has illustrated seven children’s books, two of which she also wrote. Her most recent titles are Weeds Find a Way and Good Night, World. Her art has been exhibited in the US and Canada. In addition to teaching at art college for seven years, Carolyn has talked to thousands of kids […]

Chrissie Park-MacNeil

Chrissie Park-MacNeil is a self-taught artist who grew up in Gillams in rural Newfoundland. She and her family have been living in Fredericton, New Brunswick, for over twenty years. Her realistic, often whimsical paintings reach into the playful and childlike, with the intention of adding a bit of light and beauty to people’s lives. This […]

Alan Syliboy

Artist Alan Syliboy studied privately with Shirley Bear and attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, where twenty-five years later, he was invited to sit on the Board of Governors. Alan looks to the indigenous Mi’kmaw petroglyph tradition for inspiration and develops his own artistic vocabulary out of those forms. This is his […]

Deanne Fitzpatrick

Rug-hooking artist Deanne Fitzpatrick is renowned worldwide for her stunning rugs and patterns. Her work is in permanent exhibits at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Museum of Civilization, among others, and she has made frequent radio and television appearances. Deanne is also the author of East Coast Rug-hooking Designs and Hook […]

John Henderson

Despite being raised in Newfoundland, John Henderson is an entrenched Northerner. He is the cartoonist of record for the Yellowknifer. He also toons for News North, Inuvik DrumĀ and Deh Cho Drum.

Kate Christensen

Kate Christensen is the author of Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites as well as six previous novels, including The Epicure’s Lament and The Great Man, which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She writes about food, drink, life, and books for numerous publications, most recently The New York Times Book Review, […]

Trudy Sable
Briana Corr Scott

Briana Corr Scott as born in Salem, MA, and grew up in New Hampshire. Her love of painting began early in life, and continued during her studies at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. She moved to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, in 2006, where she lives with her husband and three young children. She now […]