Instructors

Brianna Gosselin

Brianna Gosselin

Founder and Intuitive Artist

Brianna Gosselin is an artist possessing the unique ability to paint the world as few of us see it. Densely layered, her work captures the spirit and light of nature, radiating back to viewers with an energy felt more than seen. A graduate of PCVS — celebrated for it’s art programs — Brianna continues to expand beyond her preferred medium of acrylics, drawing a harmonious balance between texture, form and colour."

Grace Mahoney

Grace Mahoney

Fibre Artist and Expressive Arts Coach

Grace Mahoney is a fibre artist and an expressive arts coach who starts her art projects by just taking a thread for a walk. Inspired by colour and texture she weaves, felts and sculpts art pieces that often become reflections on natural and maternal themes.
Grace works from her home studio designed by her, at her home in Fifes Bay. She does provide one to one and group expressive arts coaching as well a workshops in weaving, mix media mandalas and wire sculpture. You can also find her at her day jobs at Needles in the Hay and Griffin’s Greenhouse.

Shannon Taylor

Shannon Taylor

Visual Artist

Shannons work is driven by a love of nature and enjoyment of the contemplative and experimental processes used to create visual art. She works with various methods of representation and record-making. These methods include drawing, print-making, painting, photography, and video/audio recording. She also designs and paints decorative murals, which reflect her avid interest in pattern and design.

You can view their recent work at her studio located in downtown Peterborough Ontario, which you are welcome to visit by appointment. She is also represented by the Art Gallery of Peterborough and Christensen Fine Art.

Stephen Snider

Stephen Snider

Illustrator

Stephen graduated from the Ontario College of Art (1978-1982) in Communication & Design and has been a freelance illustrator for 36 years. He has worked for advertising agencies, book and magazines publishers, Canadian War Museum, and many corporations. He’s been teaching for 15 years now and spends more time pursuing his fine arts career, producing for private and corporate clients with portraits, landscapes and cityscapes.
He works from his studio in Port Hope, On.

Manon Gagner

Manon Gagner

Fibre Artist

Manon Gagnon is a fibre artist residing in Ontario.

She creates adorable products that are wet felted, designed and sewn. Faces and art are needle felted. No two are alike. They are a child’s best friend. They are always unique and one of a kind!
Manon is a kind hearted person and patient instructor.

Jason Wilkins

Jason Wilkins

Caricature Artist

Jason Wilkins is a Sheridan College Illustration graduate and has been creating caricatures, and illustrating for print & web professionally for about 16 years.

Jason lives in the beautiful City of Peterborough Ontario with his wife Heidi, 4 children Sam, Julian, Averie, & Callie - their cat Charlotte, and Italian greyhound Marty.

Jason is a fun and energetic instructor and invites you to join him in the studio to explore your creative side!

Join our wonderful team!

Interested in joining our talented team of instructors at the STUDIO?
We are currently looking for instructors to teach 2-3 hour workshops at the STUDIO for Fall term 2018 in the following mediums:

  • Abstract Painting
  • Realism Painting
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting
  • Drawing
  • Ink Botanicals
  • Art Journaling
  • Collage
  • Mixed Media
  • Or any other creative medium you would like to suggest.

For more information, please fill out the form below with your name, medium, link to visual examples of your work, a brief intro about yourself and we will get back to you promptly.
Thank you for your interest.