Meet the Artists
Our community of creatives...
Cristian is a singer-songwriter from Colombia, a culturally diverse polyglot and a human rights activist, Cristian seeks with his music, promoting the unification of races and religions, crushing divisions, and dismantling the chronic neglect of those who stop dreaming.
She was born in the central region of Colombia near the Andes in the city of Manizales, where she resided for 23 years. Started at ten years of age and have not yet stopped, Maria enjoys the social aspects and spirit of creating with other artists of all experiences and backgrounds. Without any boundaries, expressing herself through art is the ultimate freedom and vitality. Sharing her creative energies and enthusiasm is a passion that has led her to teach art classes to children and adults.
Trained as a professional storyteller in Emerson College (Sussex UK) and therapeutic Storyteller in Boston (USA), Mera has shared her performances around the world, storytelling and leading workshops where her audiences experience moving and surprising journeys led by her loving craft and voice. Her repertoire includes pieces from around the globe. Her workshops help artists and others to learn how to create connection and healing through stories using her chromatic techniques.
Lissette Febrero is a Graphic Designer and an Illustrator from Chile. She finds inspiration in nature, symbolism and the female body. She uses her skills to process emotions and create artwork with a message, mixing illustration and typography. Art has been a tool that she uses to promote positivism and acceptance of body, mind and soul.
Lovelia Vera is an experienced and creative Venezuelan-Canadian Artist She mastered various techniques in drawing, pastels and oils influenced by real-life experiences in Canada, Venezuela, India, and the USA. Her formal training includes Visual Art, Architectural Drawing, Professional Photography, Nature paintings and Stone Sculpture course. Lovelia, is capable of creating something very abstract or shockingly realistic, currently, she is working on a Permanent Public Art project with the City
Natalie Melara is a multidisciplinary artist based in Mohkinstsis/Calgary, Canada. She is currently working towards her BFA at the Alberta University of the Arts and works as a photo retouch artist for an established photography studio. Melara has also obtained technical training in fashion design (Olds College, Olds, Canada) and architectural design ( Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, Canada) which informs the curiosity, development and exploration of her practice.
Hebert Poll Gutierrez is a true son of culture and ideas he never forgets his roots: Cuba. Writer, storyteller and playwright. He has published eight books in different genres and his mission is and will be: Entertain and educate
Javier is a Mexican-Canadian visual performance creator, stage director, movement coach, and translator. As a stage director, he has collaborated with companies such as Theatre Calgary (Gross Indecency), Sage Theatre (Scorched), Downstage (Lighting the Way), and Arts Commons (Mei-Mei’s Dream). With the interdisciplinary ensemble 8ROJO, he has devised five interdisciplinary creations; with which he has travelled around Canada and as far afield as Mexico, Czech Republic, Sweden, France, Taiwan
Yuli Carvajal is a Colombian artist who’s being exploring different artistic techniques since she was very young. Currently, she chooses to paint with oil on wood and she is still experimenting with other materials such as fire, rocks, and recycling materials. Her paintings are realistic and she chooses to capture women as the center of her works.
Venezuelan actress, folk-dancer, choreographer and instructor. Ameli is exploring other arts like comedy, video editing, and digital narrative.
Paloma Negra i s a singer from Mexico. She is a professional singer of Mariachi, Banda, Rock, Pop and other Latin American music genres.
Maya is a Mexican artist based in Calgary.Maya Corona is a Calgary based Visual Artist. Watercolours and acrylic are her main medium. Her work is colourful and vibrant. She loves painting pets, florals, nature and everything in between.
Fredy Rivas is multidisciplinary artist from Colombia. Fredy’s practice includes sculpture and installation art, as well as public and community engagement.
Lily Sigie is a performing actress and arts administrator from Mexico. Theatre is her passion and she’s found a profession in Community Development through arts and culture.
Milena Vasquez is a photographer and visual artist based in Calgary. Milena finds her inspiration explore nature and objects that are familiar to her to create a connection with her family, back home in Bolivia. Her art work reflects on melancholy and longing, and the need to manifest her identity in a new culture and environment.
Carolina Durán is a visual artist from Bolivia. Her colourful paintings pay homage to her homeland with a distinctive style. She works primarily with acrylic paint.
Born in Argentina, Ariadna Sly is an architect and artist with passion for finding abstraction in mundane situations. Ariadna participated in several art exhibitions with her abstract oil paintings. In the last several years Ariadna devoted herself entirely to oil painting, where her passion for animals, especially horses, nature and abstraction is clearly shown. She’s inspired by the shapes and colours of the environment that surrounds us.