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Artists

My work explores the strength and courage residing in all of us in times of adversity. As we experience the fragility and beauty of life, we adapt and change. There are additions, losses and remodels.
Although Denise Lanterman has a degree minor in Art History, she is a mostly self taught artist. For her, art and life are intertwined. The canvas / paper is a refuge from life, a place to find peace and calm.
Paulette Melanson is a landscape and abstract painter who works in acrylic, watercolour and mixed media. She grew up in Scoudouc, New Brunswick and moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1985. She has been drawing and painting ever since she can remember however did not
Anne was born in Nottingham, England and immigrated to Ottawa, Canada with her family at the age of three. Halifax, Nova Scotia has been home for over 30 years.
Eva was born in Hungary and immigrated to Montreal when her family fled the Russian invasion in 1956. She received degrees from McGill and Western and has worked in the past as a career counselor. Eva’s sense of adventure has led her to working in Labrador and the NWT, as well as a year long journey travelling through China, Tibet, India and Nepal; even to Everest Base Camp.
Rae Smith, at the age of 12, attended Saturday Art Classes at the college of Art in Halifax. In his thirty’s he joined the Atlantic Area Artist Association and eventually became president, serving for seven years. He exhibited paintings in the Atlantic winter Fair, and The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, winning many first prizes.
Beverly strives to create a sense of light and motion that draws the viewer into her art. Inspired by her native province of Nova Scotia... the sea, forest, gardens, the city and countryside, an artist's paradise.
Kathryn works in acrylic and mixed media. She uses expressionism and abstraction to create works in two broad categories, bright pieces that express the joy she finds in the beauty of the natural world and darker works that explore life’s shadows.
Originally a sculptor working with clay, Mohamed currently uses oil, pastel and acrylic colors to convey his thoughts. He did both portraits and landscape painting and always keep enough room for the viewer to create their own interpretations of the artwork.
Born in Toronto, Ontario 1963 and came to Nova Scotia with his family in 1975. Andre Haines is a multi disciplined artist: working professionally as a visual artist, actor, musician, composer and director. Haines has been painting for over 25 years and has also designed for the theatre.
My work may be characterized by concerns and concepts such as entrapment, restriction, escape, getaway, separation and partition. Several times I refer to a past which the present could not change.
I was born in Halifax and currently live in Dartmouth and raised my children in Cole Harbour. I am a mother of five children and several grandchildren. I have a Masters Degree in Adult Education and have work in health and education for over 35 years both in Nova Scotia and PEI.