Spend some time with Five Canadian visual artists

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Among Access Copyright’s over 10,000 creator affiliates we’re proud to represent a sizable contingent of Canadian photographers, illustrators, painters, sculptors and other visual artists.

One of those affiliates is Toronto-based painter Ron Martin.  When Martin was awarded a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2012, the Canada Council for the Arts put together a short video profile of Martin, whose career spans almost 50 years.

The video features a brief interview with Martin during at an exhibit in Toronto and offers a glimpse of his work and artistic philosophy.  

Check out the short video here

This is just one among many videos the Canada Council has produced highlighting visual and media arts award winners. There are fascinating glimpses of artists in different disciplines, including goldsmithing, sculpting, weaving and painting. Here are four we recommend:

Here are four we recommend:

Kim Adams – sculptor

Sandra Brownlee – weaver/notebook keeper

Charles Lewton-Brain – artist-goldsmith

Carol Wainio – painter


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