Artists

Paul G. Hammond

Paul G. Hammond is a Canadian artist and illustrator in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He likes bold, flat colours, and loose, wonky lines. He thinks mistakes are nice, and likes to leave them in when he’s allowed.

Alex MacAskill

Alex MacAskill is a Halifax-based designer and illustrator, often working under the moniker of his studio, Midnight Oil Print & Design House. Alex works on a broad scope of projects from editorial illustration, to developing brand identities, to creating gig posters. His work is inspired by process, textures, the history of illustration and print, and […]

Kate Chisholm

Kate Chisholm captures the whimsy and wonder of everyday life in her art and is the creator of the Instagram account @themousetowncollective_. She transforms the familiar into something fresh and unique with her use of vibrant colours and sense of humour. When Kate is not drawing, she can be found hiking the trails and shores […]

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.