Xiaojing Yan

Our latest Artist You Need To Know is Xiaojing Yan  闫晓静. She is a Chinese-Canadian artist whose “work embraces her sense of having a hybrid identity.” (from her site) Curator and critic Suzanne Luke offers the following about Yan’s art : “Yan’s...

Tien Chang

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Tien Chang 章天柱. Chang, originally from Taiwan, now works and resides in Toronto. He is the vice-chairman of the Chinese Association and a member of the Ontario Chinese Artists Association. Tien Chang paints horses almost...

Fiona Smyth

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Fiona Smyth. For almost four decades, Smyth has made work in the intersecting spheres of art, comics and murals. Educated at the Ontario College of Art (now OCAD U) from which she graduated in 1986, Smyth’s “comics have...

David Hlynsky

Our latest Artist You Need To Know is David Hlynsky. Hlynsky was born in the United States, but emigrated to Canada in 1971. His grandparents had left Poland and the Ukraine around 1912, for North America. He attended Ohio State University from 1965 to 1970, earning a...

Tony Calzetta

As we mark that our continuing Artists You Need To Know series has reached the milestone of 100 artists, it is a good time to turn the spotlight on the two artists who are Art Is Hell / AIH Studios with features about them. This week’s Artist You Need To Know is...