Kristen Keegan is an artist from Edmonton, Canada currently based in Bergen, Norway where she is undertaking an MA at the Academy of Fine Arts. She received a BFA (honours) from the University of Alberta in 2010 and has since traveled to attend residencies in New York City, The Banff Centre, as well as in Iceland and Norway. Her work was most recently exhibited in Melbourne, Australia c3 Art Space, in Edmonton at The Drawing room, the 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, Exposure Photography Festival, and at Latitude 53 Gallery. She has received support for her projects through the Edmonton Arts Council, The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, The Canada Council for the Arts, and the BKH Norwegian stipend fund.
Jenny Keith is a contemporary artist based in Edmonton. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, specializing in painting and sculpture. Jenny’s body of work features acrylic and mixed media paintings. Her work has been showcased in galleries and private collections across Canada and internationally. Often created by layering acrylic paint with etched beeswax, she creates whimsical and textured artwork. Her subject matter often includes images of animals and natural curiosities, humans and abstract views of microscopic biology.
Terrence Keller was born in1947, in Edmonton. After attending the Alberta College of Art, Keller continued his education through various workshops. He has also taught at the University of Alberta as an Instructor of Art (1977-79) and as a Sessional Lecturer (1979-82). Keller’s career as an artist has spanned over 30 years, through out which he has participated in many exhibitions. He continues to be an active force in the artist community.
John King was born in Vancouver in 1949. He is an abstract painter known for using brushstrokes reminiscent of Asian calligraphy and compositions influenced by abstract expressionism. King has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Manitoba, a Master of Visual Arts degree from the University of Alberta and has participated in several Artists’ Workshops at Emma Lake, Saskatchewan. His paintings have been included in solo and group exhibitions in Western Canada, and his paintings are in various private and public collections. After living and working in Edmonton for 17 years, in 1991 King moved to Winnipeg where he maintains an active studio.
David Kleinsasser was born in Biggar, Saskatchewan, and spent his formative years growing up in Edmonton. He recieved his BFA and MFA from the University of Alberta. He has pursued the disciplines of drawing, painting, photography and printmaking, and is currently focusing on digital image making and 3D printing. David has actively participated in the Edmonton art community for over four decades and has exhibited in well over 70 exhibitions including local, national, and international exhibitions. His work can be found in many private and public collections.
Christine Koch received a BFA from the University of Alberta and an MA from the University of Toronto. She is a painter and printmaker who draws her inspiration and imagery from Canada’s mountain and northern environments. For the past twenty years she has made her home in Newfoundland. There, she divides her time between St. John’s, and Woody Point, an enclave community in Gros Morne National Park. She has also travelled and worked in other remote and beautiful environments, as a Visiting Artist with a number of scientific research teams.