Deedee  Alexandre

Deedee Alexandre

Deedee has been knitting professionally since 2003. She has knit so many infinity cowls that her fingers practically do a rhythmic dance with the needles.

John David Anderson

John David Anderson

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. I use paint tonally applied with rich colour and an impressionist character. The subject does not drive the composition for me but the light does."

David Antscherl

David Antscherl

David Antscherl is a multi-disciplinary artist and craftsman living in Niagara on the Lake.

Kayla Benner

Kayla Benner

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

Soon Cho

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

Penny-Lynn Cookson

Penny-Lynn Cookson is an art historian, art consultant, lecturer and writer with an earlier career in television, advertising and film production.

Wayne Corlis

Wayne Corlis

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

Hannah Dobbie

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

Susan Dobson

Susan is a certified teacher and graduate of Guelph University with a degree in fine art. She has taught both studio art and art history at Niagara College, Ridley College & Appleby College spanning 34 years. Susan works in multi media drawing and painting.

Anick  Fernandez

Anick Fernandez

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 Haftar

Patricia Haftar

I have been producing art as long as I can remember; when I was a toddler I’d sit by my grandma’s side while she made beautiful oil paintings. Her name was Beatrice Sophia Armstrong Coleman. She would talk to me about the colours and textures in trees, water, flowers etc. I would, as I got older, draw as she painted. She encouraged me to become an artist.

Linda  Hankin

Linda Hankin

After I graduated with an Honors B.A. in Visual Arts I worked for ten years in my studio. My career developed quickly because of my enthusiasm and energy. Large paintings became the norm, showing at American and Canadian galleries both solo and group. A local art gallery then asked me to instruct adult art lessons. Later, I accepted several teaching contracts from Mississauga to Niagara Falls, Ontario, European painting trips were offered after I came back from my own plein air painting trip to Spain...

Win Henstock

Win Henstock

Win Henstock is noted for her "Plein Air" style: the art of painting from nature or painting in-situ, outside of the artist studio and within the environment...

Sandra Iafrate

Sandra Iafrate

Sandra was born in the Niagara Peninsula, and has lived and trained in Canada, USA and Australia...

Ashley Keller

Ashley Keller

Ashley Keller is a returning Studio Arts major at Brock University after traveling over seas. In her travels she has had the opportunity to experience different art galleries and shows that have shown her an entire new perspective in the arts.

 Niki Kingsmill

Niki Kingsmill

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 Malaguti

Pete Malaguti

Pete has been an Illustrator for over 35 years and worked in the Aerospace industry as a Technical Illustrator and in the Advertising business as an Illustrator, Layout Artist, Graphic Designer, Art Director and Creative Director. Pete's scale models, focused mainly on aerospace have been award-winning and featured in numerous publications.

Valerie Martin

Valerie Martin

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 McCusker

Helen McCusker

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  Muir

Megan Muir

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  Nass-Misiak

Sandra Nass-Misiak

Sandra is an Honours graduate in Fine Arts (studio) Program at Sheridan College in Oakville and has exhibited her work in solo, group and juried exhibitions and live art auctions. Her works have been sold in private collections as well as internationally.

Sam Paonessa AOCA, OSA

Sam Paonessa AOCA, OSA

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...

James E. Pay SCA, UA

James E. Pay SCA, UA

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 Plugers

Tamara Plugers

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

Julie Ponesse

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

Anne Reimer

Anne Reimer’s paintings show a remarkable sense of colour, love, and understanding of nature...

Janet Sales

Janet Sales

Janet Sales is a creative, innovative and award winning floral designer based in Niagara Falls. Janet teaches workshops that educate, encourage and inspire.

Mark  Skeffington

Mark Skeffington

Mark is a Niagara art lover, collector, dealer and artist, with a strong passion for Canadian art.

Susan Sparrow-Mace

Susan Sparrow-Mace

Susan discovered Zentangle and developed an immediate passion for its art form and social benefits in addition to its uniqueness...

Joe  Speck

Joe Speck

“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."

Linda Zess

Linda Zess

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.