Angel Gannon

Angel Gannon

Angel Gannon Angel Gannon, a multi-media artist and painter, moved to Halifax in 1999 from Montreal, Quebec and has family roots in East Preston and Africville. She received her art education from Lasalle College of The Arts in Montreal and creates clay sculpture,...
Darlene Strong

Darlene Strong

Darlene Strong Darlene Strong is a Nova Scotia ArtsSmart artist and a professional counsellor, as well as a published author, musician and singer from the African Nova Scotian community. Darlene understands that painting is one the oldest forms of art and her...
Wendilee Poitras

Wendilee Poitras

Wendielee Poitras WendieLee is an indigenous African Nova Scotian whose family settled first in the community of North Preston before relocatiing to Guysborough Road (a community that was expropiated in the 1980’s). PAINTER HALIFAX Biography She approaches her art...
Louise DeLisle

Louise DeLisle

Louise DeLisle Louise Delisle, a painter, actress, playwright, author and director is a descendant of the first group of Black Loyalists who landed in Nova Scotia in 1784 and settled in Birchtown – the very first African Nova Scotian community established in the...
Alex Thuku

Alex Thuku

Alex Thuku Alex Thuku is a graduate of NSCAD (BFA 2017). His paintings explore the different ethnic groups around the Halifax community in an effort to celebrate the way diversity brings about a healthier more vibrant environment. PAINTER, MURALIST BORN 1991, KENYA...