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November Featured Artist - Ashley LeBlanc

November Featured Artist - Ashley LeBlanc

Our November Featured Artist is Ashley LeBlanc, an 18-year-old singer, songwriter and performing artist from Brantford. LeBlanc says she has been singing since she could talk and grew up listening to her Dad’s jukebox, discovering her love of music while singing along to hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s. LeBlanc has been playing guitar for the last ten years, and for the last four years she has been performing locally and throughout Ontario at festivals, restaurants, local fairs and charity...
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October Featured Artist: Q-MACK

October Featured Artist: Q-MACK

October’s Featured Artist is Quincy Mack (aka Q-MACK), a professional basketball freestyler, NBA entertainer, public speaker and youth educator from Brantford. Q-MACK has been entertaining audiences all over North America since 2000 with his dazzling basketball tricks and engaging personality. Q-MACK began working for the NBA in 2000 as a touring entertainer and live event host and was signed by Nike in 2001 as a basketball freestyler and personality. He has since been hired by over 4000 ...
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September Featured Artist: Leah Murphy

September Featured Artist: Leah Murphy

September’s Featured Artist is Leah Murphy, a professional freelance makeup artist from Brantford. Clients can book Leah’s services in preparation for birthday parties, engagement parties, bridal and baby showers, or any event or special occasion where they want to feel a little more polished and glamorous. Growing up in Brantford, Leah attended North Park Collegiate and was drawn to a cosmetology course and the beauty industry. This course fueled her passion for makeup even further...
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Call for Featured Artist Nominees

Call for Featured Artist Nominees

Each month the City of Brantford recognizes a local artist for their work. These artists range in talents from painters, artisans and mixed media artists to photographers, woodworkers, writers, and so much more. Is there an artist or artistic group whom you would like to see recognized? Nominate them to be a Featured Artist by completing the Featured Artist Nomination Form. This program has been running since 2015, so with five years of Featured Artists under our belt we can confidently say tha...
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March Featured Artist: Chad Martin/No One Goes Woodworking

March Featured Artist: Chad Martin/No One Goes Woodworking

Written by Trish Barsby March’s Featured Artist is Chad Martin of No One Goes Woodworking. Be it something simple like a 2x4 from the local hardware store or a piece of exotic wood from across the ocean, Chad sees the potential for it to be molded into something beautiful. Chad’s artistic journey began in Palmerston, ON, about 100 km northwest of Brantford. Coming from a long line of woodworkers, Chad would often help his mother with her own woodworking projects, which ultimately s...
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February Featured Artist: Carol Ann King

February Featured Artist: Carol Ann King

February’s Featured Artist is C.A. (Carol Ann) King, a Brantford-based award-winning and bestselling author with over 40 books available across multiple fantasy subgenres. King was diagnosed with clinical depression after losing her mother, father and spouse over a three year period. Her feelings of stress, grief and loss created walls of sadness around her and left a strong mark on her psyche. By redirecting her emotions, she found a new passion in writing that helped her as well as her ...
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January Featured Artist: Dean Ellis

January Featured Artist: Dean Ellis

Our first Featured Artist of 2020 is Dean Ellis, an event photographer and mixed media artist who works with pen and ink, oil painting, sculpture, the occasional written piece, and anything else that “strikes [his] fancy.”  Dean has been surrounded by art and artists since he was a child – he’s a fourth generation artist – so it was no surprise that he ended up with the talent and passion for the arts. His mother was a painter and singer, and his grandmother w...
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