Meggan Winsley

Atelier Circulaire Artist Member Exchange Meggan Winsley (she/her) is a Toronto-based artist. She received her BFA from York University in 2004 and the Art Fundamentals Certificate course from Sheridan College in 1999. She became a member of Open Studio in 2005 and began teaching shortly after. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and…

Francisco-Fernando Granados

Nick Novak Mid-Career Printmaker Residency Recipient Francisco-Fernando Granados (he/him) was born in Guatemala and lives in Toronto, traditional Anishnabeg and Haudenosaunee territory. He uses abstraction as a queer conceptual strategy to create multidisciplinary projects that range from installation and performance to drawing and bookmaking. This practice of minor abstraction has developed from the intersection of…

Samsam Elmi

Emerging Artist Member Residency Recipient in honour of Jeannie Thib Samsam Elmi (she/her) is a Toronto-based artist, who holds an honours BFA in Visual Art from York University. Mainly utilizing the intaglio and screenprinting processes, she focuses on the exploration of mark-making juxtaposed with representational imagery. She begins with a phrase or sentiment that organically…

K. MacNeil

Hexagon Mid-Career Artist Member Residency Recipient K. MacNeil (they/them) is a genderqueer/trans artist who was born and raised in the US, currently living in St. Catharines. They completed their BA in Studio Art from the College of Charleston (2011), and an MFA in Studio Art from the University of Buffalo (2018). MacNeil maintains an interdisciplinary…

Karen Kar Yen Law

Karen Kar Yen Law

Emerging Printmaker Scholarship Residency Recipient Karen Kar Yen Law (she/her) is a first-generation Cantonese Chinese-Canadian who lives and practices in Tkaronto. Law is a recent graduate from Queen’s University with a BFA (Honours) and BEd. Her practice blends printmaking and painting techniques to produce an artistic approach that is intuitive and reactive. Through the language…

Cleopatria Peterson

Black, Indigenous, People(s) of Colour Artist Residency Recipient Cleopatria Peterson (they/them) is an award-winning black non-binary trans-multi-disciplinary artist. They are an illustrator, author, facilitator and co-founder of Old Growth Press. The themes of their work explore their own identity and narratives that are both personal and fantastical. They love printmaking through screen printing, letterpress and linocut. They are…

Megan Feheley

Virtual REsidency Recipient Megan Feheley is a two-spirit Ililiw (Cree) interdisciplinary artist and curator living and working out of Toronto, Ontario. They are currently working towards their BFA in Indigenous Visual Culture at OCAD University, and work predominantly in sculpture/installation, beadwork, textiles, painting and video. Feheley’s art-making is based in collaboration with community and land,…

Sonali Menezes

Virtual REsidency Recipient Sonali Menezes (she/her) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Hamilton, ON. She tries her best to eat three meals a day and is the youngest of triplets. While her work spans many mediums, she has been most recently focused in poetry, video, printmaking and zines. Right now her work is focused on…

Jasmin-Nicole Amoako

Virtual REsidency Recipient Jasmin-Nicole Amoako (she/her) is a Ghanaian Canadian emerging visual artist based in Toronto. She is a graduate of the Drawing and Painting program from the Ontario College of Art and Design University (2021). Her artwork depicts contemporary visuals of Black womanhood and West African culture. Through figurative painting, abstract art, and sacred…

Laura Findlay

Laura Findlay

Visiting Artist Residency Laura Findlay works primarily with painting and sculpture. Her work explores the relationship between destruction and creation through confrontations between naturalism and supernaturalism. She considers the psychic and subconscious communication and knowledge that emerges in response to histories of trauma, to ask how a destructive event can become a constructive origin. Laura…

Rachel Crummey

Rachel Crummey

Visiting Artist Residency Crummey states the following about her practice: I am a visual artist and writer.  I offer rhythmic resting places, for tired eyes and exhausted bodies.  My research interests include landscape, poetry, and abstraction.  I am curious about how the natural and built environment impacts us subliminally, particularly the nervous system.  The logic…

Nour Bishouty

Nour Bishouty

Visiting Artist Residency Working in images, video and text, Nour Bishouty’s multidisciplinary and often autobiographical practice draws upon familial and material narratives to explore and rethink the construction of popular identity in relation to narratives and histories of place. Bishouty was a fellow at Home Workspace Program at Ashkal Alwan, Beirut (2014/15) and an inaugural…