Patrick Traer

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Patrick Traer. Traer’s background incorporates writing and psychology. He earned a BA in English Literature from the University of Saskatchewan and an MFA from York University, Toronto. He was a professor of fine arts at the...

Françoise Gilot

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Françoise Gilot (b. 1921). “I must cancel the emptiness of the canvas like an opening gambit in a game of chess,” Françoise Gilot once declared. She was a member of the School of Paris in the 1940s, and “has been pursuing a...

Jake and Dinos Chapman | The Chapman Brothers

Our next Artists You Need To Know are Jake and Dinos Chapman who are known as the Chapman Brothers. Arguably as infamous as they are famous, “Les Enfants Terribles of the British art scene, Dinos and Jake Chapman have been working collaboratively to produce...

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...