"CHAIR-ity" Auction Meet the Artists

Meet “CHAIR-ity” Auction Artist: Pete Vander Velde

Pete VANDER VELDE (°1959, Brockville, Canada) makes Artistic Photos and conceptual artworks. By stepping out of his comfort zone and exploring the concept of repurposing found objects  in a nostalgic way, he tries to approach the object in a  way allows the viewer to interpret the art in their own way. With a conceptual approach, he investigates the […]

"CHAIR-ity" Auction Meet the Artists

Meet “CHAIR-ity” Auction Artist: Laura Jean Starkey

“Inspired by nature I create original paintings, hand carved stamps and drawings. From these I create textile patterns printed on tablecloths, napkins, tea towels, dishcloths and clothing. Everything at my store The RND Shop is designed + printed + sewn in house.” Check out Laura’s work and learn more about her methods on her website: https://therndshop.com/ […]

"CHAIR-ity" Auction Meet the Artists

Meet “CHAIR-ity” Auction Artist: Fraser Radford

Fraser holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Art History, with a minor in Religious Studies (2009) from Queen’s University in Kingston, a Fine Arts diploma from St. Lawrence College in Brockville, (2014), and a post-graduate certificate in Studio Process Advancement from the Haliburton School of the Arts (2014). He apprenticed with the prominent Kingston […]

"CHAIR-ity" Auction Meet the Artists

Meet “CHAIR-ity” Auction Artist: Linda Potter

“I’m Linda Potter, an enthusiastic quilter and fabric artist with a passion for combining colourful fabrics, incorporating traditional quilt block designs in original ways with a flair for meticulous workmanship, fine detail , and added embellishments…and recycling is always exciting!” For the “CHAIR-ity” Auction Linda teamed up with potter and visual artist, Jen Gazley, to redesign […]