Tag: Art

Mony Zakhour

What do Einstein, Bob Marley, Spike Lee, Mona Lisa and Eddie Murphy all have in common? Aside from the obvious of being legendary and having made significant creative contributions to our lives and the world, they are just a few of the subjects, of the eminent portraits by Mony Zakhour. Although always drawing and sketching…

Gabrielle Lasporte

“The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings” ~ Kukuzo Okakura Less than six months after her second born child, Gabrielle Lasporte was already working on a show.  She confides with me, that her close friends and family asked her “What the hell she was doing?”.  But that didn’t stop her.  Trying…

SoTeeOh

“Life is such a crazy series of events. Things can get overwhelming really quickly. Whether it’s the crazy high of realizing your aspirations or the pain of watching a dream slip away, it’s all a lot to deal with. The only thing that keeps me sane is remembering that in life there is no real…

Creature Comforts

Creatures Creating began 3 years ago as a nomadic entity that brought art and music to available spaces in the city [Toronto]. After occupying bookstores, abandoned warehouses, and yoga studios, Creatures is now in its second year of having a permanent physical space. You can find this gallery, artist studio, and music venue at 822…

Ilene Sova

” Art can create social change”.~Ilene Sova I am just inside the front door of Walnut Studios looking at painted canvases of portraits.  Stacked against the wall are women’s faces created with distinct fluid brush strokes, most of them appear to be smiling and laughing.  I don’t recognize any of them but still they have…