Artists

Laurie Ann Marie Martin

Laurie Ann Marie Martin is a graphic and freelance artist. Her graphic design business Laurs Graphics, focuses on illustrating Mi’kmaw culture, legends and matching them to curriculum outcomes in order to create educational packages for schools. She designed and illustrated Anntastic: Anne of Green Gables Colouring Book (published by Nimbus Publishing).

Caroline Clarke

Caroline Clarke lives in St. John’s, NL, where she is a graphic designer, printmaker, and musician. Much of her artwork grows out of her love for music, and celebrates the traditions and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Denise Gallagher

Louisianan artist, illustrator, and graphic designer, Denise Gallagher creates artwork full of whimsy, wit, and heart. In it, she fuses the influence of the Cajun and Creole cultures that surround her. Her work has been recognized by many organizations, including the American Advertising Federation, Print Magazine, the Society of Illustrators-Los Angeles, and the Society of […]

Brita Granstrom

Born in Sweden, Brita Granström is an award-winning painter and children’s book illustrator. She has exhibited her artwork extensively, both on her own and in group shows. With her husband and illustration partner Mick Manning, she has illustrated dozens of children’s books, many of which have received, or been shortlisted for, prestigious awards; including the […]

Alex Kolano

Alex Kolano grew up on a hobby farm in Iona Station, Ontario, and now lives in Toronto. She studied illustration at OCAD and completed her degree in animation at Sheridan College. Ralph, Flying Hound is her first illustrated picture book.

Tara Bryan

Tara Bryan is a painter, letterpress printer, and book artist who has been making books for more than thirty years. She lives and works in Flatrock, NL, where she has a small print studio, producing remarkable books under the imprint walking bird press.

Katie Brosnan

Katie Brosnan is a freelance illustrator living in Ketterington, Northamptonshire, England. She graduated with distinction from the Cambridge School of Art?s MA program in Children?s Book Illustration. Keith Among the Pigeons, her first book, was published in the UK and North America.

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Duncan Major

Duncan Major works by day as a graphic designer, and by night, as a creator of linocuts, drawings, and prints. He learned letterpress at a tender age from Tara Bryan, and is the custodian of two tabletop presses. He lives with his wife, son, and daughter in St. John’s, NL.

Gerald L. Squires

Gerald Squires was one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s most distinguished and celebrated visual artists. Though best known for painting dramatic landscapes, he also produced major works in sculpture, lithography, and stained glass, and was an accomplished portraitist. Much of his work drew its inspiration from the landscape and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador. He was […]