Artists

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.

Jenny Dwyer

Jenny Dwyer is a teacher and artist, whose work has received acclaim and awards in her home province of Newfoundland and Labrador. She lives in Maddox Cove, NL.

Lori Joy Smith

As a young girl Lori Joy Smith’s weekly trips to the children’s library with her father sparked her love of reading and children’s books. As a teenager she lived in Italy and visited some of the most beautiful museums in Europe, which left her wanting nothing more than to make art. Now she gets to […]

Anne Hunter
Carolyn Fisher

Award-winning artist/author Carolyn Fisher has illustrated seven children’s books, two of which she also wrote. Her most recent titles are Weeds Find a Way and Good Night, World. Her art has been exhibited in the US and Canada. In addition to teaching at art college for seven years, Carolyn has talked to thousands of kids […]

Paul Hammond

Paul Hammond is a Canadian artist, illustrator, and comics creator currently living in Toronto Ontario, by way of Halifax Nova Scotia. He was educated at NSCAD University (BFA 2005), and cut his teeth designing & screen-printing gig posters. He thinks mistakes are nice, and likes to leave them in when he’s allowed.

Chrissie Park-MacNeil

Chrissie Park-MacNeil is a self-taught artist who grew up in Gillams in rural Newfoundland. She and her family have been living in Fredericton, New Brunswick, for over twenty years. Her realistic, often whimsical paintings reach into the playful and childlike, with the intention of adding a bit of light and beauty to people’s lives. This […]

Alan Syliboy

Artist Alan Syliboy studied privately with Shirley Bear and attended the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, where twenty-five years later, he was invited to sit on the Board of Governors. Alan looks to the indigenous Mi’kmaw petroglyph tradition for inspiration and develops his own artistic vocabulary out of those forms. This is his […]

Deanne Fitzpatrick

Rug-hooking artist Deanne Fitzpatrick is renowned worldwide for her stunning rugs and patterns. Her work is in permanent exhibits at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Museum of Civilization, among others, and she has made frequent radio and television appearances. Deanne is also the author of East Coast Rug-hooking Designs and Hook […]

John Henderson

Despite being raised in Newfoundland, John Henderson is an entrenched Northerner. He is the cartoonist of record for the Yellowknifer. He also toons for News North, Inuvik DrumĀ and Deh Cho Drum.