Jane Ash Poitras

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Jane Ash Poitras. Jane Ash Poitras is a Cree painter and printmaker : her work is focused upon expressing the experience of Aboriginal people in Canada in ways that are both personal but also address larger issues. Poitras’...

Marion Nicoll

The next Artist You Need To Know is Marion Nicoll (1909 – 1985). Nicoll is often cited as one of the first abstract painters in the history of art in the province of Alberta. She was a trailblazer in other ways, including becoming the first woman instructor at the...

Jaan Poldaas

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Jaan Poldaas (1948-2018). Poldaas was a painter best known for his hard-edge abstract painting, both in his prolific production and as an advocate for this art form. Since the 1970s Poldaas’ “sophisticated and rigorous...

Thaddeus Holownia

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Thaddeus Holownia. Thaddeus (Tadeusz) Holownia is a visual artist, teacher, letterpress printer and publisher, but Holownia is perhaps best known for his photographs that capture and combine an experience both personal and in a...

Leonor Fini

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Leonor Fini (1907 – 1996). She was an Argentine – Italian painter, designer, illustrator, and author and among the most significant Surrealist artists of her time. Fini’s work is often immediately recognizable not just...

Dieter Roth

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Dieter Roth (1930 – 1998). Roth was a German | Swiss | Icelandic artist who gained recognition for his diverse body of work, which included artist’s books, editioned prints, sculpture, and creations from found materials,...