Kim Bauersfeld is an artist of 35+ years who works mainly in acrylic and colour pencil. Her love of feminism and nature greatly influence her work. Kim has also worked as a Sexual Assault Trauma Counsellor for over 11 years and facilitates a Healing Art Group for female survivors.
Helen And Bernard Carriere
Bernie and Helen Carrière have been practicing photographic art for more than 40 years. They had a portrait studio and wedding business in Cornwall for 12 years. They have won numerous awards in juried shows and have been published in international photo magazines, including a cover shot in Photoshop Elements magazine. Bernie has taught advanced professional photography at St. Lawrence College in Cornwall. For the last 10 years, Bernie and Helen have specialized in nature and wildlife photography.
Sadly, Bernie passed away on May 6, 2019. In his courses, he always emphasized the distinction between documentary snapshots and creating an artistic photographic image. In their own photographic pursuits, Bernie and Helen always lived by the famous advice of renowned photographer Ansel Adams: “f8 and be there.”
His is simple Canadian oil painter, specializing in hyper realism. He likes to take long walks and is inspired by nature.
Joan Levy Earle
Joan Levy Earle is a Canadian artist and author who has been painting for over fifty years. She has had over thirty solo exhibitions of her work across Canada, paints mostly in oils and her favourite subjects are trees and spiritual abstracts. An admirer of Emily Carr, Joan believes that the observance of nature feeds our souls and the diversity of Canada's landscape offers endless subject matter for artists.
She has written twelve books, all of them non-fiction stories of her life experiences, five of which are still in print and available for purchase. Her website is at joanlevyearle.com
Carole has always been fascinated by images and how they are viewed through the eyes of others. Naturally, she was drawn to drawing and painting and pursued a post-secondary degree in Graphic Arts. After graduation, Carole worked a few years in Commercial Arts while pursuing her painting practice. She now devotes her full time to fine arts, always seeking new challenges to perfect her creations.
While exploring different mediums, she mostly uses acrylic and mixed medium. Carole is a member of a few associations and galleries and participates in juried and group shows.
Sylvie Labrecque was born in Saguenay, Quebec. She holds a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts and a certificate in Education. Creativity has been Sylvie’s preferred way of communicating and relating to the world.