Abraham Anghik Ruben

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Abraham Anghik Ruben. Abraham Anghik Ruben is a sculptor of partly Alaskan Native ancestry: he was born south of the hamlet of Paulatuk in the Inuvik Region east of the Mackenzie River Delta in the Northwest Territories in 1951. 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...

Janny Fraser

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Janny Fraser. Fraser produces evocative mixed-media installations, working with mediums such as clay, fiber and found objects. Her art primarily focuses on “creating hybrid mixed media objects that deal with time as the vehicle of...

Nathan Oliveira

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Nathan Oliveira (1928 – 2010). He was an American painter, printmaker, and sculptor, born in Oakland, California to immigrant Portuguese parents: he worked with a variety of media, subjects, and disciplines over the course of his...

Mariette Rousseau-Vermette

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Mariette Rousseau-Vermette (1926 – 2006).  An internationally renowned artist (who worked in paint as well as weaving) Rousseau-Vermette was a trailblazer in the arena of textile art. Many of her monumental ‘colour...