Wen Tong navigates the bittersweet through engaging the viewer with feelings of discomfort through alluring imagery. Tong’s paintings are inhabited by characters, both human and non-human, that exist in ambiguous spaces. Through developing everyday yet magical, dream-like environments, Tong aims to immerse viewers within the quiet, comforting, and imaginative moments rendered in her paintings.
Jade McDonel is an artist/designer working in the Parkdale location but she started out over a year ago at the Grange location. She finds being part of a collective really keeps her work fresh. She talks about her experience in the video here. You can see her fab work at www.stonefaceco.com. You can also see the work of artist Anand Jaggernauth behind her.
Welcoming Loretta Mui to the Parkdale Garden Level Studios. She is an illustrator, comic artist and painter. She facilitates zine making and comics workshops with youth, and adults to explore storytelling. Her instagram is @loretta.miauw This illustration was published in Looseleaf Magazine.
Multi-talented Mexican Artist Tane Uribarren is ready to paint up a storm. She had an artists' Collective in Mexico CIty. She is also a high powered Management Consultant. But she determine to carve out more time for her love of painting. She has a beautiful studio in the main space with high windows overlooking the Grange Park.