April Gornik

Our next Artist You Need To Know is April Gornik. A graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (where she earned a BFA in 1976), Gornik was born in Cleveland, OH, has lived in New York City (where she exhibited widely) but is now living in North Haven, Long...

Robert Heinecken

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Robert Heinecken (1931 – 2006). He spoke of himself as a  “paraphotographer” – because his photographic process and artworks were often made without a camera. Heinecken’s obituary in the New York Times...

Elaine Ling

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Elaine Ling (1946-2016). Ling was a traveler and photographer, whose camera acted as a documentary tool of her life and experiences. She was born in Hong Kong but emigrated to Canada when she was nine. The wide open spaces and...

Daniel Solomon

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Daniel Solomon. Solomon is (primarily) an abstract painter who uses intense, vibrant colour in his work, combined with complex, pictorial space, inspired by artists such as Jack Bush, from the Painters Eleven. David Bolduc (a...

Cecily Brown

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Cecily Brown. Cecily Brown (born 1969) is a British painter who currently lives and works in New York City. Brown’s painterly style displays the influence of a variety of contemporary painters to art historical references,...

Marcel Barbeau

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Marcel Barbeau (1925  –  2016). Barbeau was a member of the Order of Canada, the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and l’Ordre national du Québec. Primarily renowned for his painting, Barbeau also worked in sculpture, graphic...