Artists

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 […]

Natasha Pilotte

Natasha Pilotte is a self taught artist. Born in 1989 in Quebec City, she is now a long term resident of Saint John, New Brunswick where she practised nursing before devoting herself fully to creative pursuits. She likes to paint in watercolour and acrylics, taking her inspiration from daily life to create a colourful imaginative […]

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.