Ela lives on the North West Coast of British Columbia. She is a self-taught painter for the last 20 years. ‘Surrealism over realism’ and ‘inner over outer’ was and is the most influential aspect in her paintings.
Her inner motto is to believe in better tomorrow and collectively create it.
Her work revolves cosmic vistas- nebulas and planets, chickenoids – birds with human traits, hearts or simple circles.
Ela is a volunteer at the Puppet Theatre Jester. She makes puppets and props, banners and posters, anything that involves creative. She also volunteers her time to Polonez Tri
City Organization as poster maker.
The latest exhibitions include:
March 2019 - The Inlet Theatre Galeria, Port Moody, B.C
2019 - Ongoing - Spark Collective Gallery, Mission, B.C
January 2019 -Mission Art Centre, Mission, B.C
Sept 2018 - Port Moody Arts Center, Port Moody, B.C
Daniel Patrick Kessler’s artistic roots began in Catholic grammar school, where nuns gave him holy cards – bright, ornate depictions of religious scenes – which caught his eye and fired his imagination.
After receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Maryland, Dan worked for several years in graphic arts and architectural design before turning to painting full time in 1991. Among his major influences are modern artists Joseph Cornell, Man Ray, Robert Rauschenberg, and Gregory Gillespie; the 17th century Dutch masters; and the Italian Renaissance painters.
Today, Dan’s distinctive renderings of the Texas state flag, of a sheepish, brightly colored red dog with an apple on its head, known as William Tell’s dog, and of 19th century Washington homes have become a staple of his oeuvre. Dan’s architectural pieces include five commissioned Presidential commemorative paintings of The White House; and a folk art rendition of the White House used by President Clinton and the First Lady for a 1996 Christmas card.
Dan’s work can be found in corporate and private collections internationally, and his reproductions are available worldwide. His work is also on display and available most weekends at the historic Eastern Market in Washington, D.C.
To see more of Dan’s work visit: kesslerart.com
The Ten Thousand Flowers Project is headed by lifelong artist, Tim Gibson. Tim’s vision is to create one giant mural stretching over a mile long, filled with ten thousand colorful flowers. To make it even more unique this massive mural will be split into hundreds of interconnecting parts like a giant jigsaw puzzle and created in one hundred communities across the US from Florida to Alaska. And the best part; each mural will be painted by dozens of local volunteers from each of those communities.
To see more of Tim’s work visit: The Ten Thousand Flowers Project
Pierce describes himself as a “lifelong creator.” Pierce’s original work can be found in a number of collections. His work is generally sculpture or 3-D wall hangings. Pierce is also the founder of Business Attractions and has a passion to add fun, intrigue and creativity into the everyday workplace.
To see more of Pierce’s work visit: whimsical.works.