Artists

HildaRose

HildaRose lives and works in Prospect Bay, Nova Scotia. In her daily life, she is Kathy Kaulbach—a designer and illustrator with a passion for clear communication. As HildaRose, she prefers to play as she works. She has illustrated many children’s books including Baby’s Lullaby and Kisses, Kisses, Baby-O!

Lily Snowden-Fine

Lily Snowden-Fine is an illustrator and multi-disciplinary artist living in Vancouver. Since studying at the Ontario College of Art and Design, she has illustrated two children’s books for Thames and Hudson Publishing, as well as illustrated for such clients as the New York Times, the Globe and Mail, Soho House London, the National Film Board […]

Eimilidh Dhòmhnallach

Gaelic artist Emily MacDonald grew up in Cape Breton Island. Her people came from Lochaber, Morar, and the Western Isles of Scotland. She works at the Highland Village Museum in Iona, Cape Breton. She lives in Centreville, where she makes art and enjoys walking in the woods with her dog.

Emily MacDonald

Gaelic artist Emily MacDonald grew up in Cape Breton Island. Her people came from Lochaber, Morar, and the Western Isles of Scotland. She works at the Highland Village Museum in Iona, Cape Breton. She lives in Centreville, where she makes art and enjoys walking in the woods with her dog.

Vita Lane

Vita Lane is a children’s book illustrator. She has created artwork for a wide variety of projects including quilting fabric, wedding invitations, an animated music video, puzzles, and more. She loves blueberries, yoga, hiking, dogs, and road trips. She has a freckle in her left eye and can recite all 50 states in alphabetical order. […]

Omar Al-Hafidh

Omar Al-Hafidh is a Toronto based illustrator, originally from Baghdad, Irak. He graduated with high honours from Sheridan College in 2012 with a Bachelor of Applied Arts (animation). Growing up, drawing was always an essential tool for his self-expression and his identity. Most of his paintings offer glimpses of his childhood and imagination. As a […]

Gilles Cormier

Gilles Cormier is a painter, illustrator, and sculptor based in Dalhousie, NB, and has been drawing ever since he was a child. His works are full of tenderness and light and win the hearts of the little ones as well as the older ones.

Émilie Leduc

Émilie Leduc graduated with a Bachelor’s of Graphic Design at the University of Québec of Montréal (UQAM) in 2010. She received her college diploma in Animation from the Cégep du Vieux Montréal in 2005, and has worked as a computer graphics designer. As an animation artist, her work is featured on several television series, including […]

Bill Pechet

Bill Pechet is an artist and designer whose work explores the spaces between art, architecture, public space, and landscape. His Vancouver studio has created cemeteries, memorials, public art, plazas, lighting, street furnishings, exhibitions, stage sets, and houses. In 2006, under the banner of Pechet and Robb Art and Architecture, Bill and his partner represented Canada […]

Lynda Shalagan

Lynda Shalagan is a painter and art teacher in Halifax. Growing up in Vancouver, B.C., she took art classes at Capilano College and transferred to NSCAD in the 1980s. See her representational and abstract work at www.lyndashalagan.com