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With this print, Shuvinai Ashoona captures the 'breath and soul of the earth' at Peggy's Cove

Ashoona feels the landscape deeply, and she formed an intimate relationship with the rocks, trees and sky while making art in Nova Scotia.
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In snowy Yellowknife, Old Town Glassworks is transforming waste into beautiful objects

Matthew Grogono and his team transform old bottles using a variety of tools, as well as the inspiration of the forest, animals and the aurora borealis.
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Our graphic past glorifies labour. Artist Ericka Walker shows us just how complicated an idea that is

In Walker's new print, a respect for physical labour co-exists with the recognition that agriculture is tied up in environmental destruction — and colonialism.
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Amy Ash is reminding us that building connection sometimes requires leaving the studio behind

The Saint John, N.B. artist opens up about how working in the community with young people has opened up a whole new part of her practice.
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The members of Bruised Years Choir sing to overcome their pasts — and find healing together

This undeniably special group of people know all too well what bruised years feel like, but they're finding joyful ways for those bruises to mend.
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Jordan Bennett infuses living Mi'kmaq history into every inch of this dazzling print

For his work at NSCAD's famed lithography workshop, Bennett looked to a Mi'kmaq tradition: porcupine quillwork.
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Life is better when you've got a tita. This Filipina troupe celebrates the older women in our lives

Through sketches, songs and a lot of laughing, the women of Tita Collective are celebrating the joy — and criticism — that we get from aunties.
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Why Ed Pien collaborated with the Atlantic Ocean to make his ghostly new print

In making his new print for NSCAD's famed lithography workshop, Ed Pien looked to the wolffish, the Atlantic Ocean...and ghosts.
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Every butt has a story to tell. Here are 1,001 of them

Vulnerability can help to tell a powerful story. That's what photographers Émilie Mercier and Frédérique Marseille are doing with their project 1001 Fesses.
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Derek Sullivan's new print blurs the line between his life as an artist and a bibliophile

All his life, he's been fascinated by books. So when he was challenged to make a print for NSCAD's lithography workshop, he went straight to the bookshelf.
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There's a fairy village in the woods of Callander, Ontario — meet the 82-year-old behind the magic

With the help of her sister, Edna Scott has created the fairy village that allows her to re-imagine a difficult childhood into a whimsical one.
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Charlotte Durnford-Dionne lives in a city full of characters — that she drew to feel at home

She hasn't been in Toronto that long — so she's made it her own space by grafting her drawings onto it.
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The Indigenous practice of tufting infuses Amy Malbeuf's practice, her new print — even her hands

Tufting is a three-dimensional art, made with caribou and moose hair. Malbeuf takes you through how it works and why it was the subject of her new print.
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These murals of people in uncanny masks tell the story of a Calgary community

For artist Katie Green, wearing a mask can help her feel more like herself — and she's bringing that experience to people in her hometown.
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You'd never guess that this friendly-looking woman creates some of the scariest art we've ever seen

Maria Nguyen looks like an unassuming, amiable person. But her art is a completely different story.
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With this image of a headless saint, Shary Boyle slyly critiques male-dominated 1970s conceptual art

Boyle's Cephalophoric Saint print has a lot built in — ideas about artist's studios, a masculinized history of conceptual art and a competition between two art powerhouses.
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Take a tour of Africville with Amanda Parris and author Shauntay Grant

Home to Halifax's Black community for generations, Grant wants readers to feel her love for the place.
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Amber Marshall isn't horsing around: The Heartland star picks her 5 favourite horse movies

Yay or NEIGH? The Heartland star gives us her picks and, spoiler, they will all make you cry.
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We aspire to the level of peaceful contentment Geordan Moore takes from drawing ghoulish creatures

The Nova Scotia artist's good nature is infectious, and you get to feel the zen too as he breaks down his creature-building practice.
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Artemis Ravenna revisits the story of the Salem witch trials — to find her own healing

In her art blending morbidity and beauty, Ravenna opens up a historical story of persecution to question contemporary attitudes and cope with her own past.
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A retrospective can be the culmination of an art career. But for Vikky Alexander, it's a beginning

The iconic artist breaks down some of her work from the '80s and explains how a retrospective is helping her see the future in a new light.
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From 0 to 100: Watch this tiny sculpture of Drake come to life

Artist Juliana LePine makes a miniature version of Drake — but it is far, far more detailed than you could ever imagine.
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Damian Siqueiros is fighting a dystopian future with photographs that are full of hope

"Everywhere you look, everything that you see is dystopian; it's negative." The Montreal artist's new series envisions a future filled with optimism instead.
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To make art, Gillian King uses what's around her — from her 'dye garden' to her own dog's ashes

The plants she grows in her "dye garden" become the paints that stain her canvas. She opens up about her art's close relationship with the natural world.
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Wildfires can be traumatic for firefighters. Elizabeth Ramsay brought an art kit to process her days

Fighting fires has a human cost. Ramsay healed from the trauma by making art.

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