Genieve Figgis

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Genieve Figgis. Figgis (who was born in 1972) is an Irish artist who graduated in 2006 from the Gorey School of Art in Wexford (BFA) and earned a BA (hons) and an MFA (2012) from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin,...

Mary Ellen Mark

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Mary Ellen Mark (1941–2015). It is difficult to imagine contemporary photography and especially photography in the United States without the contributions and legacy of Mary Ellen Mark. She was an American photographer known for her...

Molly Lamb Bobak

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Molly Lamb Bobak (1920 – 2014). Lamb Bobak was a Canadian writer, printmaker, teacher and painter. During World War II, she was the first Canadian woman artist to be sent overseas to document Canada’s war effort, and in...

Susanna Heller

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Susanna Heller (1956 – 2021). Susanna Heller was born in New York, NY but lived in Montreal from the age of 7. She earned her BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1977. This was during the heady days of the...

Joyce Wieland

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Joyce Wieland (1930 – 1988). A painter, mixed media artist and filmmaker, Wieland began her career in Toronto in the 1950s before relocating to New York City in 1962. This spurred her to begin working with new materials (in...