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Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor is an abstract artist born in Cambridge, England, and now works out of her studio in Toronto, Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Western University where she was taught painting by the internationally-renowned artist, Paterson Ewen. She is represented by galleries in Canada, the US and UK and has her work in corporate and private collections around the world.

Kate spent the past 12 years in leadership positions at the Artists’ Network – the last 10 as Chair. She is also Co-Founder of Creative Adventures Events, designed for non-artists to explore their creativity; Past President of Kaleidoscope Marketing, specializing in financial services and technology; Past Chair of the Canadian Advertising Museum; Past President of the American Marketing Association and previously on the Executive of the North Toronto Group of Artists.

Jamie MacLean

Jamie MacLean: “It took a 30+ year career in engineering and management to discover what I really wanted to do.  Be an artist.  In 2005 at 55  I made the switch to fulltime landscape artist (and freedom 55) with my first show – the Riverdale Art Walk.  Since then I have participated in well over 100 art shows, presently work with 6 galleries, am an ex chair of the Board of the Artists Network and am now an active member of that board.  Highlights include 4 time “top ten seller” at the McMichael Volunteers Autumn art sale, 2 time winner of the People’s Choice award at the TWAC/CNE juried art show, winner of the Jurors award at the Little Art Show.”