The Wild Nellies are pleased to welcome Marissa Sweet, an elected member of the Society of Canadian Artists and Ontario Society of Artists who integrates the principles of Feng Shui into her artwork. Her practice in this ancient form of metaphysics has inspired her to create landscapes that brings awareness to our interconnectivity to nature.
The Wild Nellies are pleased to be joined by painter, illustrator and advocate Sarah Fligel. Visit to learn more about Sarah and her work.
Helen Leach-Edwards is best known for her colourful and imaginary paintings designed to convey the resilience and strength of women. As she explains, “they are inspirational depictions of the evolution of oneself and the beauty associated with this.” Helen holds an Honours B.A. Fine Arts (Studio) from the University of Waterloo in Canada. She was … Continue reading Helen Leach-Edwards
Cheryl Rock completed her BFA at University of Windsor. Passionate about the power of diverse stories, she has a focus on reconnecting to oral tradition through her imagery. Her current work is with hand-cut, archival paper and mixed media. Central to her artistic practice, Cheryl is inspired by the desire to create dialogue with a … Continue reading Cheryl Rock
Georgia Fullerton is a fine artist, arts-educator and expressive arts therapy practitioner. She is on the board of directors for OEATA (Ontario Expressive Arts Therapy Association) and The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Ontario. She also holds a seat on the Program Advisory Committee for the School of Media Art and Design at Durham College. … Continue reading Georgia Fullerton
Being a Chinese painting and stone painting artist, Cindy Xiang was born and grew up China. In 2000 she immigrated to Toronto then, four years later, moved to Whitby and has been lived there ever since. Cindy was very enthusiastic in art; she loved painting and drawing since a very young age and received a … Continue reading Cindy Xiang
Gretel Boose is a ceramic sculptor. Her work addresses the universal search for meaning, fulfillment, and acceptance in a time that offers less and less opportunities for involvement and physical engagement other than a click of a button on a keyboard. This life style can easily become a way of separating ourselves from our natural … Continue reading Gretel Boose
Joan Jothi Saldanha is a professional artist, photographer, certified Sacred Leader with Sacred Women International, and community wellness advocate. Through these practices, Jothi engages the community around issues of mental health, wellness, connectivity, diversity, and representation. She creates and holds space in which folks can feel heard and supported while they journey, explore, discover and … Continue reading Joan Jothi Saldanha
Toronto born mixed blood Anishinaabe artist LauraLee K. Harris studied at OCAD, has exhibited her work internationally in hundreds of exhibitions. Selectively; Tom Thomson Gallery, Woodland Cultural Museum, Soho N.Y., Hatathli Museum Dine College Arizona, Period Gallery Omaha Nebraska.Her work has won Awards including the Award of Excellence in Omaha Nebraska, is studied in high … Continue reading LauraLee K. Harris
Anja Kooistra creates expressive sculptures from different fabrics incorporated with clay and natural materials. She often focuses on the female form for its limitless variety, with each having a personality and ethereal life force of its own. Working with various fabrics and other natural materials presents unique challenges and possibilities – and it has given … Continue reading Anja Kooistra