Artists

Jessica Jerome

Jessica Jerome is a two-spirit graphic designer, born in the Listuguj Mi’kmaw First Nation, and raised as a member of the Gesgapegiag Band along the banks of the Gaspé Coast. Originally introduced to art as a way of dealing with grief, Jessica quickly became a skilled artist, earning certificates in visual arts, communications, and graphic […]

Deb Plestid

Surrounded by an Acadian forest and farm fields in northern Nova Scotia, Deb Plestid plays with fabric, thread, and paint. Her eye is drawn mostly to nature, mathematics, light, and shadow; exploring colours, textures, and life. Her work is in collections in North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Her singular pleasure is eliciting a […]

Thérèse Cilia

Thérèse Cilia is a painter and illustrator whose whimsical and meticulously detailed work finds a home in children?s books, fine art prints, stationery, textiles, and commissions. Thérèse is inspired by stories of the human spirit, the natural world, and an obsession with artist materials and paper products. She obtained her BFA in 2007 at OCAD […]

Lisa Lypowy

Lisa Lypowy has been painting in watercolours all her life and finds it the ideal medium for producing fresh and lively images. Lisa has had a wide variety of other career experiences, from art gallery attendant at London’s Royal Academy of Arts to dental hygienist in Edmonton, Alberta, to entomology tech for Natural Resources Canada. […]

Zeta Paul

Zeta Paul is a Mi’kmaw interdisciplinary artist. She attended The Nova Scotia University of Art and Design and fell in love with creating, through mediums such as illustration, animation, print, photography, and jewellery. Her inspiration often revolves around feelings, memories, nostalgia, intimacy communicated through color, tone and subject matter arranged in a dynamic ethereal manner.

Deb Plastid

Surrounded by an Acadian forest and farm fields in northern Nova Scotia, Deb Plestid plays with fabric, thread, and paint. Her eye is drawn mostly to nature, mathematics, light, and shadow; exploring colours, textures, and life. Her work is in collections in North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Her singular pleasure is eliciting a […]

Bryanna Chapeskie

Bryanna Chapeskie is an illustrator and graphic designer from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Sarah Shortcliffe

Sarah Shortliffe is an artist, mother, and military wife born and raised in the Maritimes. She has been creating art since she was young and went on to get a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and a Master’s degree in Art Conservation. Her goal is to transport the viewer to a fanciful and whimsical place. […]

Letitia Fraser

Letitia Fraser is an interdisciplinary artist, and recent BFA graduate from NSCAD University. Fraser’s work centres around her experience as an African Nova Scotian woman growing up in the province’s Black communities. As a painter, Letitia draws inspiration from her family and community’s history of quilting. Fraser has shown her work in solo exhibitions at […]

P. John Burden

Visual artist P. John Burden is a classically trained Canadian and British subject. Burden’s work includes original acrylic paintings, watercolour paintings, and traditional and modern artist’s prints. His art is symbolic or surrealist, using representational skills from a lifetime of drawing, painting, and design. Burden also illustrates books for all ages, and has work in […]