Lara Martina is one of Nova Scotia’s contemporary landscape artists, a writer, and illustrator. A Canadian of Mi’kmaw, French, and Italian heritage, she divides her time between Italy and Canada. Born in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts in 1955, Martina was educated at NSCAD University, Mt, Saint Vincent University, and The European Graduate School. Martina’s research interests […]
Arthur Stevens is a Mi’kmaq community member from Millbrook First Nation in Nova Scotia. Throughout his professional and personal life Art has worked with and for Indigenous peoples and organizations across Atlantic Canada. As a published artist, illustrator, and graphic designer, Art is an award-winning Indigenous professional who takes pride in sharing his creative works […]
Christian Quesnel produced several comic books for the Editions du Vermillon in Ottawa. Since 2003, he works in tandem with author and storyteller Danièle Vallée, with whom he created the illustrated novel Le D2ux (Éditions David, Ottawa) and graphic novels Manche de pelle and Langue de poche (Studio Premières Lignes, Gatineau). He’s illustrated several books […]
Carolyn Epperly is a nationally renowned professional artist; watercolors are her passion. Her signature memberships include the National Watercolor Society, the Watercolor USA Honor Society, and the International Society of Experimental Artists. Carolyn is a member of Excellence of the South Carolina Watercolor Society, serving as its president in 2011 and 2017. A life-long Montgomery […]
James Bentley lives and works on the small island of Île-Perrot, just off Montreal, Québec. He studied and began his career as a freelance illustrator; a practice which gave him a great love for drawing. Anchored in figuration, he now works mainly with acrylic on canvas and acrylic and pastel on paper. Bentley’s current body […]
Pauline Young is a visual artist who was first exposed to the creative world through her father, Phillip Young, an internationally renowned artist, who painted the bottoms of her feet. She still recalls the smooth sensation of paint oozing between her toes. She draws her inspiration from him and the natural environment and is always […]
Artists Glen and Perri Craig live in Charlottetown with their two children, Abby and Aidan, and dog Mac. Perri Craig is the illustrator of A Nova Scotia Lullaby.