Born in Niagara Falls, Deedee received her Honours B.A. in History at the University of Waterloo, B.Ed. at Brock University and her Honours History Specialist from the University of Toronto.
John Anderson is a Canadian Contemporary Impressionist. As a working artist, John has exhibited, painted and taught across Ontario and Europe. "My work evolved from an oil painter's perspective of brush on canvas.
David Antscherl is a multi-disciplinary artist and craftsman living in Niagara on the Lake. David has worked professionally in the Arts for nearly 50 years.
Kayla Benner is a potter working out of her home studio in Port Colborne, ON. She studied ceramics at Sheridan College as part of the Craft and Design program, and graduated in 2011...
Soon Cho, also known as Niña, is an illustrator and an author currently based in Niagara Falls, Canada. Soon has always loved doodling and making things since she was a kid.
Penny-Lynn Cookson is an art historian, art consultant, lecturer and writer with an earlier career in television, advertising and film production.
Wayne is a Niagara artist with a diploma in Graphic Design, degree in Visual Arts, and a Masters degree in Comparative Literature and the Arts...
Hannah Dobbie is an Art History student at Brock University. She is passionate about the arts, visual culture, and design and is pursuing a career at the intersection of these fields. As the Pumphouse’s Summer Student Art Instructor, Hannah taught the 2018 Summer Art Camps and the Winter and Spring children’s class sessions. She will be returning to teach this year’s summer children’s programs.
Susan Dobson has been teaching visual arts and art history for 35 years in the independent high school and college level.
Paul Eppler is a true Niagara native, calling Niagara-on-the-Lake home most of his life. He credits his love for the art, theater and music from his primary and secondary education in Niagara District.
Anick Fernandez lives and works in Niagara-on-the-Lake. In 2005 in Madrid Spain, she starts investigating the extensive possibilities of Collagraphy, a non-toxic eco-friendly technique that allows the greatest creative freedom in printmaking. She starts teaching Collagraphy in 2013 at Hedera Printmaking. Her work has been exhibited in different countries in Europe and North America and has been awarded several prizes. It is part of several public and private collections in Mexico, Canada and Spain.
Patricia graduated Burnhamthorpe C.I. in Commercial Art, she graduated Ryerson Food Sciences and attended Toronto Teachers College. Pat studied Art at Hawkley Valley School of Fine Art.
Linda Hankin graduated from Brock University in 1991 with an Honours BA in Visual Art. In 1999, she founded and taught at 'The School of Ideas', a fine art school and contemporary art gallery that featured Canadian and American artists.
Win has been a professional artist for over 25 years. She is an elected member of The Society of Canadian Artist and The Toronto Watercolor Society.
Sandra was born in the Niagara Peninsula, and has lived and trained in Canada, USA and Australia.
She initially studied writing and journalism at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and at City University London, England, and over the past 20 years has diverted her creative talent to focus on visual arts..
Niki Kingsmill works in editorial illustration, web & print, architectural renderings, wedding work, and custom paintings. Her prints and cards can be found in several retailers across Canada and the US.
Pete has been an Illustrator for over 35 years and worked in the Aerospace industry as a Technical Illustrator, for the Technical Maintenance Manuals, creating Exploded and Cutaway views of complex Aircraft parts like Jet Engines and Landing Gear.
Local Niagara Artist Valerie Rachel Martin dedicated her life to fine arts and teaching. Her educational achievements come from Ontario College of Art and Design, George Brown College for Graphic Arts...
Helen has been teaching art for over 20 years. Helen’s teaching is based on a solid understanding of drawing and design principles and personal attention to each student. She is enthusiastic about helping students discover their potential, endorsing - and practicing - artistic exploration and striving for technical excellence.
Megan is the eyes of Muir Image Photography. Specializing in Lifestyle and Documentary photography. Her love for light and connection has led her to her love of photography.
Sandra discovered her love of the visual arts through private instruction while growing up on the East Coast of Canada. She relocated to Ontario, studied at Carleton University and established her career within the Pharmaceutical industry.
Sam Paonessa is professional artist who has enjoyed a creative career spanning over 35 years. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto and was then hired by one of Canada’s largest commercial art studios, TDF Artists, where he worked as an illustrator...
Mentored by the late A. J. Casson, the last living member of Canada’s famous Group of Seven, and studying under colourist Marjorie Smith, M.F.A., the artist developed his own style of painting in watercolour and acrylic...
Tamara is a practicing artist and certified Paverpol instructor. She has always had a fascination for creating things from fabric and loves texture and flow. As a young woman she was an accomplished seamstress and worked in a fabric store. Now she incorporates fabric into sculptures using Paverpol.
Julie Ponesse is a full-time Philosophy Professor and a part-time artist living and working in London, Ontario. She is especially intrigued by the play of light and shadow on the same colour and object, and hopes to explore this dynamic further as she continues to paint...
Anne Reimer’s paintings show a remarkable sense of colour, love, and understanding of nature...
Janet Sales is a creative, innovative and award winning floral designer based in Niagara Falls. Janet teaches workshops that educate, encourage and inspire.
Mark is a Niagara art lover, collector, dealer and artist, with a strong passion for Canadian art.
Susan discovered Zentangle and developed an immediate passion for its art form and social benefits in addition to its uniqueness...
“I find working with glass to be both meditative and therapeutic. Building with layers of colour brings out a certain serenity, climaxing in a finished piece that all can enjoy."
I am a retired floral designer with experience in fresh and silk design. I have owned my own business, also selling my designs thru The Bay. The “Ice Crystal” was a one of kind arts and crafts sale that I created in Saskatchewan. Currently, I am enjoying Toastmasters and motivational speaking as well as having several writing projects underway.