Ashley Johnson

Our latest Artist You Need To Know is someone whose experiences can’t help but manifest in his works, as he was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, before moving to Toronto (2005) and becoming a Canadian citizen in 2011. Ashley Johnson offers the following about his...

Roy Kiyooka

Our next Artist You Need To Know was genuinely multidisciplinary, working in images as well as words. Roy Kiyooka worked in the diverse media of painting, photography, film, music, sculpting and was an acclaimed poet and writer, as well. Originally from Moose Jaw,...

Volker Seding

Our next Artist You Need To Know was born in Berlin, but emigrated to Canada in 1966 where he initially worked as a cinematographer on documentary films, industrial commercials and even feature films. This clarity and sense of vision is something that – even...

Rose Wylie

Our next Artist You Need To Know is a British painter known for her large, narrative scenes, often on unprimed canvas, giving them a rough immediacy. Rose Wylie’s iconography is a melding of many subjects, from current affairs and the media, as well as ancient wall...

Jo Spence

Our latest Artist You Need To Know succumbed to leukemia nearly two decades, but (to quote gallery director / curator Niamh Coghlan) ‘her work stands out for being so open: she was not ashamed nor scared of showing her body at its most vulnerable, naked and scarred...