Jordan Clarke currently maintains a studio in Toronto’s Historic Distillery District. Most recently, Jordan received funding from the Ontario Arts Council. In addition to appearing in solo and group exhibitions in Ontario and Tuscany, Jordan’s art has been published in the anthology Other Tongues: Mixed-Race Women Speak Out, edited by Adebe DeRango-Adem and Andrea Thompson. Another of her paintings provided the cover art for A Many-Splendored Thing,poems by Peter Austin. In 2007, she graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design, receiving a BFA, majoring in Drawing and Painting. While attending OCAD, she was fortunate enough to participate in the off-campus studies program in Florence, Italy, 2005-2006.
Ilene Sova earned her MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Windsor in 2001 and has been showing extensively in Toronto and abroad since. Due to the provocative feminist based content of her portraits, she has garnered numerous appearances in television, web and print media. Most recently her paintings were featured in the Barcelona Showcase in Spain. Also, her work has been exhibited in such notable spaces as the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art and the Department of Canadian Heritage. Sova is fast becoming known as one of the most exciting conceptual portraitists in Toronto.
Rema Tavares is the Founder of Mixed in Canada (MIC), a national cultural resource centre for mixed-race identified Canadians. She is also an artist and has been photographing mixed-race identified Canadians since 2011. These photos have shown in several exhibits including “Defining Moments: Discovering our Canadian Stories”, a year-long international show of work by 26 youth under 30. Rema has also been asked to speak at the “Spaces of Multiraciality: Critical Mixed Race Theory” course at the University of Toronto, at Ontario Public Services regarding mentorship and diversity, as well as Elementary Schools and radio shows about her work with MIC.