Tag: Inspiration

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…

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…

Chet Peez

Hip Hop, Rap artist Chet Peez was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, but  has been living between two major cities, Toronto and Brooklyn for the last few years. For the last 10 years, he has been creating and writing music. When Peez was diagnosed with cancer last year that didn’t get in his way.…

Adrian Hayles

  One barely notices the friendly game of table tennis, even when the ping-pong ball goes AWOL. The game is overshadowed by the dynamic and expressive Serena Williams in a series of moments that could only be captured with Toronto Artist Adrian Hayles. It was last October, during an outing in Kensington that Wllnttz was…