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Art Advice, Local Art Community & Inspiration

Gwartzman's is happy to provide insight to any questions you might have regarding art materials-- what's the difference between brush tip shapes? What does all the labelling on the back of a paint tube or jar mean? Find these answers and more below!

The art community can be a fantastic place to gain inspiration! Check out local artists that you may be familiar with, and some new art and new faces. Look inside studios big and small, and learn about some of our own favourite big names in the art world.
Our Artist Community | Joan Callister

Our Artist Community | Joan Callister

Joan Callister, born in Sarnia, Ontario, graduated from McMaster University, Hamilton, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Her fine art studies began at SAil, Calgary, then continued at Conestoga College, Kitchener, Sheridan College, Oakville, in the Fine Art Fundamentals program, Cambridge Galleries...