It is often said that art gives meaning to our lives and helps us understand our world. It allows us to have a deeper understanding of our emotions; it increases our self-awareness and allows us to be open to new ideas and experiences.
As artists, it does not matter what we do to change something from the way it was before we touched it, into something that is like us after we take our creative hands away. What truly matters is that a piece of the artist lives within the piece of art which creates a connection between one person and another; like a force or calling.
We invite you to learn more about each of our artists, their unique art and feel the power of connection to enhance your life and surroundings.
"Sometimes, it might be a new technique, a particular material, or an image that I’d like to re-create, but [...]
Born at Fish Point, Freeport, Nova Scotia - to an island culture. Grew up on the sea shore, drawn to the ocean. Found love, family, adventure...travelled...returned to Granville Ferry, N.S. [...]
"I am having a magical time creating from colorful gemstones of various shapes and sizes, occasionally using a pendant to complete the necklace. It's the start of a mystery and finding an ending using my imagination." [...]
Poppy is a Canadian painter who has always lived within walking distance of the ocean, mostly on the shores of the Bay of Fundy. [...]
Wayne Boucher was the recipient of the 2006 Nova Scotia Portia White Award for excellence, innovation, and expression in the arts. [...]
"My work is inspired by the intrinsic forms, textures, and colours found in my Nova Scotia coastal environment. [...]
Rob Buckland-Nicks, owner of Flight of Fancy, studies each stone and determines the ideal composition whether its loons swimming on calm waters or osprey searing high above the mountains. [...]
These fabulous papier-mâché sculptures are designed using antique sheet music (ranging from 1723-1945) paying homage and to celebrate the rich diversity of music and language. [...]
"My sense of being rests most comfortably in the quiet places of woodland, sea and pastoral places."
Anne-Marie Chagnon has been creating jewelry for twenty years; with fresh, inventive designs for every season. [...]
Nova Scotian artist Kate Church describes her characters as her "muses" presenting her work for people in hope that they discover something for themselves and about themselves. [...]