"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 […]

"CHAIR-ity" Auction Meet the Artists

Meet “CHAIR-ity” Auction Artist: Elaine McCurdie

Elaine McCurdie is an emerging multi-media artist who enjoys drawing, painting, assemblage art, sculpture, photography, and printmaking, and creates with an emphasis on fine detail and realism.  Born and raised in Northern Ontario, Elaine relocated to South-Eastern Ontario to pursue her passion for the arts. Elaine will graduate from St Lawrence College’s Visual and Creative […]