Visual and Multimedia Artists
The Brampton Indie Arts Festival is proud to welcome these visual artists to the 2004 Gallery of The Heritage Theatre:
This metis new media artist uses the internet to present a multimedia talk and discussion on aboriginal art.
A recent graduate of Mayfield High School's ragional arts program, Ms. Birk has submitted a painting from a series called "Three Seconds". It deals with the feelings of redundancy and triviality.
Personal portraits and landscapes from this Brampton-based photographer.
Graham was introduced to SLR about 10 years ago. Since then he has had numerous dates with his true love. They just celebrated their first anniversary and gave birth to first born www.lookingthroughalens.com last year.
Winnepeg-based painter Claudine Perrot's "Stutter of Alliteration" was recreated from an image of a Polish woman and child during the Nazi destruction of Warsaw in 1943.
'Brad's Body Orbits' features authentic parts of actor Brad Pitt's body. The 'orbits' available are Brad Pitt's nose nuggets, pube, toe-nail clipppings, dust/skin particles and an unkown dry, fleshy flake. These items are very rare, genuine and FRESH!
Currently studying film at Ryerson University, Ryan Hughes has a great interest in multimedia art and its possibilities. Ryan is the recipient of the Ryerson National President's Scholarship , Canadian Millienium Scholarship, and WL Gordon James Scholarship. He has also won Best Experimental Film at the Jump Cuts Festival, and awards for audio and illustration from the Marshall McLuhan Multimedia Festival. Featuring the paintings: "Medicine", "Nearsighted Manners", and "Murder". Featuring the prints: "King/Flower", "Man on Bike", "Red teeth and Tie", and "Stars around Us"
Beatrice EkwaEkoko is a Hamilton-based visual artist, writer and co-pruducer of Radio-free school, a weekly radio program by, for, and about home learners. Her audio documentary on Barbie is an insightful analysis into the minds of Barbie lovers and haters.
Daring photography from Caledon, Ontario.
Born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Student of art. Goal to impeach the corporate art world and challenge society's ideals of normalcy
Mr. Daley is a Brampton-raised artist now based out of Toronto. He works both in painted and digital mediums. His work has appeared in various magazines and on the covers of many independent albums across North America. He used to have a really nice beard.
"Wildlife Count: Brampton's Credit River" is a large vellum drawing that commemorates the wildlife that still survives between encroaching golf courses, shopping centres, highways and subdivisions.
This painting entitled "Flowerpot Island", is of the location near Tobermory, Ontario depicting the amazing colours of the waters in that region. Tracy Terry is the vice president of Beaux-Arts Brampton.
The Art of the Shaved Asians
The Shaved Asians are Brampton's seminal rock band. Each member, in addition to being musicians, has been creating visual art for years.
Ms. Marr's photographs of small children are then turned into wire/papier mache figures which she draws on with an ink pen and watercolour.
"Seeing Me" 2"X4" size board painting, acrylic. Born and raised in the Ottawa Valley, Katherine McKellar examines the world through self exploration with colour, shape, and figure.
Adam Earle and Dave Anastasio
The Spanish Ninja is a comic book created by Dave Anastasio and Adam Earle in 1998. Based on a high school friend, The Spanish Ninja is the superhero of Brampton who thwarts the evil stupidity of his enemies with his heroic stupidity.
The photographs of Ms. Siegel will be featured on slides. Recently named one of Capital City's Top 50 People who are shaping the future of the National Capital, by Ottawa Life Magazine, 2002. Ms. Siegel's work will feature photographs of John Cage, Christopher Plummer, Donald Sutherland and more.
Michael Brown is a painter whose influences come from time spent living and working in Latin America. He has painted murals in Buenos Aires, Quito, and Mexico City. During the week, Michael coordinates a mural project at Harbourfront Centre.
Christine Douville is a Montreal writer and editor. Three years ago she founded a small publishing house, La Petite Fee which prints on recycled paper only. All of La Petite Fee’s publications are hand stitched.
Darren makes films, paints, and writes. His films have been showcased in international film festivals. He loves to eat Kit-Kat chocolate bars. The 20 pictures he has included in this year's festival are from Darren Fernando's upcoming book: "Sleep Deprivation, Vol. 1".
The Brampton Comic Jam
(a collective of collaborative underground comic book artists)