Jodi Wheeler   Jodi Wheeler is a Toronto based artist that has been painting professionally as a mixed media artist since 2005. Jodi has exhibited in Canada, the United States (U.S.) and Australia. Her work can be found in private and corporate collections in Canada, U.S., Australia, and Europe. Jodi graduated in 1999 from York University’s Fine Arts program with her BFA. After graduating she went on to work as an art dealer and manager in galleries in Australia and Canada.  In 2015 Jodi opened the Second Door Studio and retail gallery in the Distillery District with Joya Paul. In December 2016 Jodi, in pursuit of a long time dream of owning her own gallery has opened Blue Crow Gallery. The Blue Crow Gallery is located in Toronto’s east end Little India neighborhood at 1610 Gerrard St. E.  A curated gallery for established and emerging artist (painters, potters, jewelers and more). Jodi has also set up her studio in the gallery where she continues to create along side other artists in the Blue Crow studio space. Blue Crow Gallery also has a teaching center where art classes and workshops are offered in a variety of mediums for both children and adults. Jodi is excited to be taking her involvement in the Toronto art scene one step further and hopes to build strong and long lasting relationships with local artists and her community.

Jodi Wheeler

Jodi Wheeler is a Toronto based artist that has been painting professionally as a mixed media artist since 2005. Jodi has exhibited in Canada, the United States (U.S.) and Australia. Her work can be found in private and corporate collections in Canada, U.S., Australia, and Europe. Jodi graduated in 1999 from York University’s Fine Arts program with her BFA. After graduating she went on to work as an art dealer and manager in galleries in Australia and Canada.

In 2015 Jodi opened the Second Door Studio and retail gallery in the Distillery District with Joya Paul. In December 2016 Jodi, in pursuit of a long time dream of owning her own gallery has opened Blue Crow Gallery. The Blue Crow Gallery is located in Toronto’s east end Little India neighborhood at 1610 Gerrard St. E.

A curated gallery for established and emerging artist (painters, potters, jewelers and more). Jodi has also set up her studio in the gallery where she continues to create along side other artists in the Blue Crow studio space. Blue Crow Gallery also has a teaching center where art classes and workshops are offered in a variety of mediums for both children and adults. Jodi is excited to be taking her involvement in the Toronto art scene one step further and hopes to build strong and long lasting relationships with local artists and her community.

Janet Hill

Janet Hill received both Associate of Fine Arts certificate and BFA at the Academy of Art University. She received a scholarship from Stanford University Bechtle International Centre for her artwork, and has shown independently and in group gallery shows in New York and San Francisco, among other cities, and has collectors in the US and Canada.

She was awarded in the abstract category at the AAU Spring Show for her mixed media figurative work. In Baltimore, Janet became Interim Director of a language and movement studies centre for children. Janet now freelances; taking portrait commissions among other creative assignments and collaborates with her husband, also as artist. A certified yoga instructor, she can also be found on her mat or at the front desk at Toronto Yoga Mamas.

Melissa Pauw

Melissa Pauw is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of British Columbia and received her BA in Studio Art and Art History from the University of Guelph.

Her photography, drawing and video work has been exhibited in Canada, the United States and Spain. She is currently an instructor at the Art Gallery of Ontario and has held teaching positions at the University of British Columbia, Emily Carr University of Art + Design and Harbourfront Centre. A mom to two small children, creating art with kids is part of her everyday life.

 
Amy Whetton   Amy Wetton is an Designer/Art Director by profession, who discovered a love for watercolors. She has always been drawn to the free-spirited nature of watercolours and strives to keep that vibrant and whimsical style flowing through her line of artwork. She hopes to capture humour and fun amid the randomness of her quirky and playful creations. Amy has created a small business called Wild Canary, where she shares her artwork and creations.  Amy graduated from NSCAD (Nova Scotia College of Art & Design) with a Bachelor of Design. She resides in Leslieville with her husband and energetic twin boys, as well as a furry pup named Foster.

Amy Whetton

Amy Wetton is an Designer/Art Director by profession, who discovered a love for watercolors. She has always been drawn to the free-spirited nature of watercolours and strives to keep that vibrant and whimsical style flowing through her line of artwork. She hopes to capture humour and fun amid the randomness of her quirky and playful creations. Amy has created a small business called Wild Canary, where she shares her artwork and creations.

Amy graduated from NSCAD (Nova Scotia College of Art & Design) with a Bachelor of Design. She resides in Leslieville with her husband and energetic twin boys, as well as a furry pup named Foster.

Julie Glaude   Julie is a northern girl who has always had a passion for the arts and teaching. She received her formal training at Cambrian College, where she obtained a diploma in Advanced Fine Arts. Julie's personal art practice has allowed her to branch out, and explore a wide variety of artistic media, such as painting, sculpture, photography, and drawing; to name a few. Julie is also very interested in the dramatic arts, and works as a professional belly dancer. Creativity is her way of life!  In the last few years, Julie has made Toronto her home. The diversity and vivacious energy of the city inspire her work. On the other hand, Julie also loves the outdoors and often finds solace in the peace and quiet of her northern roots. Julie loves to work independently, as well as collaboratively. She enjoys teaching because the curious nature of her students and the different experiences that each individual brings to the table, help fuel her own creative process.

Julie Glaude

Julie is a northern girl who has always had a passion for the arts and teaching. She received her formal training at Cambrian College, where she obtained a diploma in Advanced Fine Arts. Julie's personal art practice has allowed her to branch out, and explore a wide variety of artistic media, such as painting, sculpture, photography, and drawing; to name a few. Julie is also very interested in the dramatic arts, and works as a professional belly dancer. Creativity is her way of life!

In the last few years, Julie has made Toronto her home. The diversity and vivacious energy of the city inspire her work. On the other hand, Julie also loves the outdoors and often finds solace in the peace and quiet of her northern roots. Julie loves to work independently, as well as collaboratively. She enjoys teaching because the curious nature of her students and the different experiences that each individual brings to the table, help fuel her own creative process.

Sean Rees   Sean has an art practice in graphic design, drawing, photography and fabric art. He's shown in galleries in the U.S., Canada, and Germany. Sean is also a University Professor in Graphic and Web Design. On his journey to become an artist and a professor he received a BFA and an MA in Graphic Design as well as an MFA in Creative Practice. He's trying to talk himself out of going back to school and getting a PhD.  Before putting a lot of letters next to his name he grew up with a mother who taught him how to spin wool, crochet, knit, make jewellery, bind books, throw pottery, mold ceramics, make his own clay, take photos, paint and draw. He can't wait to share some of these skills with your kids.

Sean Rees

Sean has an art practice in graphic design, drawing, photography and fabric art. He's shown in galleries in the U.S., Canada, and Germany. Sean is also a University Professor in Graphic and Web Design. On his journey to become an artist and a professor he received a BFA and an MA in Graphic Design as well as an MFA in Creative Practice. He's trying to talk himself out of going back to school and getting a PhD.

Before putting a lot of letters next to his name he grew up with a mother who taught him how to spin wool, crochet, knit, make jewellery, bind books, throw pottery, mold ceramics, make his own clay, take photos, paint and draw. He can't wait to share some of these skills with your kids.