Creator Profiles

Alison Smith

Alison Smith Poet Alison Smith is the author of three full-length collections, the most recent of which, This Kind of Thinking Does No Good (Gaspereau,

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Laurie Swim

Laurie Swim Laurie Swim, over 45 years has employed textiles as her medium. A Portia White Prize winner, her works grace public and private collections

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Jordan Bennett

Jordan Bennett Mi’kmaq- Stephenville Crossing Ktaqamkuk (Newfoundland) BFA, MFA Jordan’s ongoing practice utilizes painting, sculpture, video, installation and sound to explore land, language, the act

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Ursula Johnson

Biography Ursula Johnson has exhibited work nationally and internationally since graduating from NSCAD in 2006.  A major focus of her practice is based in performance

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Basma Kavanagh

Biography Basma Kavanagh is a poet, visual artist, and letterpress printer who lives and works in Nova Scotia, in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory

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Charlotte Wilson-Hammond

Biography Charlotte Wilson-Hammond, RCA* In 1971, Charlotte Wilson-Hammond, aged thirty, emerging as a professional artist with work in an avant garde Toronto gallery, forsook her

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Eva Campbell

Biography Eva Campbell is an artist and illustrator who teaches visual art at Lester B. Pearson College UWC. She has exhibited her work in Canada,

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Shauntay Grant

Biography Shauntay Grant is a writer, storyteller, and former poet laureate for the City of Halifax. She teaches creative writing at Dalhousie University, and has shared

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Hannah Moscovitch

Hannah Moscovitch is an acclaimed playwright, librettist and TV writer. Her work for the stage includes East of Berlin, This is War, Little One, The

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Christian Barry

Christian Barry is an award-winning director and theatre-maker from Halifax, where he is artistic co-director of 2b theatre company. Christian has directed shows that have

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Paul Halley

PAUL HALLEY is a Grammy Award-winning composer, choral conductor, and organist. He is Director of Music at The University of King’s College and The Cathedral

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Barbara Hannigan

Nova Scotian musician Barbara Hannigan divides her time between singing on the world’s major stages and conducting leading orchestras. The Berlin Philharmonic, Münchner Philharmoniker, Gothenburg

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