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Tyler Wilson sings into a microphone

May Featured Artist - Tyler Wilson

Posted on Friday, April 30, 2021 09:13 AM

May’s Featured Artist is Tyler Wilson, a musician from Brantford, Ontario. Wilson has been playing the guitar since he was just six years old and has been performing live music in Brantford and the surrounding area since 2003 both as a solo artist and member of various bands.

Prior to the pandemic, Wilson frequently played in bars and restaurants in Brantford, Hamilton, Burlington and the GTA. Since being forced into lockdown in March 2020, Wilson has missed performing live, but has devoted more...

Taren de St. Croix next to one of her art pieces.

April Featured Artist - Taren de St Croix

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 02:52 PM

April’s Featured Artist is Taren de St Croix, a mixed media abstract artist from Brantford. Born in Sydney, Australia, Taren moved to Brantford with her family in 1972. She completed her degree in Fine Art at the University of Guelph and now owns and operates her own online gallery, Taren Rebecca Fine Art. She began painting abstract paintings with acrylics in 2016 and is best known for her bright colours and engaging movement through textures and shapes.

Growing up surrounded by artists, Taren was...

Miniature, handmade Christmas display.

March Featured Artist - Dawn Bank

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 10:19 AM

March’s Featured Artist is Dawn Bank, an oil painter who also specializes in dollhouse miniatures. Bank has been established in Brantford with her home-based business, One Lady’s Art Studio & Gallery, since 2010.

Bank spent the majority of her childhood growing up in Muskoka and Toronto. Bank says, “The thing I love most about Brantford are the numerous amount of trails to wander down. Coming from Toronto, there wasn’t much untouched greenspace to enjoy.”

With an interest in art from a very young...

Headshot of Laura Moore standing against a stone wall.

February Featured Artist - Laura Moore

Posted on Tuesday, February 02, 2021 10:00 AM

February’s Featured Artist is Laura Moore, a 36-year-old singer-songwriter from Brantford. Moore, a registered nurse who worked in palliative care for nine years, sings under the pseudonym ‘Rosaria Miriam.’

Moore took piano lessons as a child and explains that she fell in love with singing at the age of six when she started singing lessons. She started writing silly songs around the age of eight, and it was a fun way to express her emotions and thoughts in rhyme form. Nearly thirty years later, Moore...

John Borbely holding a video camera on a beach.

January Featured Artist - John Borbely

Posted on Friday, January 01, 2021 10:00 AM

January Featured Artist, John Borbely

January’s Featured Artist is John Borbely, a video producer from Brantford. Borbely studied Film at Carleton University in Ottawa and has worked with Bell and Rogers in the past on television and web content. He started contracting for production companies in 2014, and in 2018 he started his own video production business, Camp Bay Media. Today, he works with businesses and tourism agencies to produce video content for web, social media, and television. His...