20 Sep 2019

Pat O’Hara

i. I work as an Artist. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s a game of challenge, chance and obsession. I wouldn’t want to do anything else. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: Recognizing and taking advantage of mistakes. I problem solve through intense colours

17 Sep 2019

R.J. Palacio

‘I know I’m not an ordinary ten-year-old kid. I mean, sure, I do ordinary things. I eat ice cream. I ride my bike. I play ball. I have an XBox. Stuff like that makes me ordinary. I guess. And I feel ordinary. Inside. But I know ordinary kids don’t make

15 Sep 2019

Trudy Wynans

i. I work as: a full time artist, a jewellery designer for my company TOODLEBUNNY Designs since 2006. ii. I do this creative work because: of the constant need to create.  Inspiration for my work comes from my surroundings and the materials themselves.  I love to incorporate asymmetry, yet somehow

13 Sep 2019

Acacia Cresswell

i. I work as Designer and manager of Serenity West with my mother, and business partner, Sandra McIntyre. We both wear many hats in the business, sharing the creative and business aspects. ii. I do this creative work because: I want to create and promote beautiful, sustainable pieces locally. It’s important to me

06 Sep 2019

Sandra McIntyre

i. I work as the founder and designer of Serenity West clothing and home décor with my daughter and partner, Acacia Cresswell. ii. I do this creative work because: It’s a passion. I have always been interested in design of every kind. More recently I have been totally engaged in the

03 Sep 2019

Marie Khouri

i. I work as a Sculptor. . ii. I do this creative work because: I do it the way I breathe…I discovered sculpture later in my life and it has become a need to express.  . iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: I am very dedicated,

27 Aug 2019

Barbara Cole

i. I work as an emotional conduit. ii. I do this creative work because: This is how I express myself best. Creating art has changed my life and has allowed me to open up in ways I didn’t know possible. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are:

13 Aug 2019

Maria Roth

i. I work as a: textile artist and designer ii. I do this creative work because: I love wool as a medium, and the tactility of working with it – the transformation from fragile wool roving into a felt fabric is always a magical moment. It is also a relatively

09 Aug 2019

Tara McNulty

i. I work as a Designer and founder at The SHOOFIE Company. ii. I do this creative work because: The universe somehow pointed me in this direction and I didn’t object. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: The ones I think help me the most would be

04 Aug 2019

Antonya Raymond

i. I work as a: Choreographer / Dance Instructor specializing in Latin dance styles such as Salsa, Bachata, and other international infusions. Teaching to old and young, in schools for teenagers, couples getting married, as well as ongoing weekly classes. ii. I do this creative work because: I love to