Art has always been a secret passion of mines, growing up it gave me a sense of power, the ability to create something on a blank sheet of paper/canvas that can be admired brought personal fulfillment. Now I have reached the stage in my life where I want to share this gift with the rest of the world.
A Montreal-based literary and cultural magazine, featuring poetry, fiction and essays as well as visual art ranging from line drawings to comic strips. Matrix was founded in 1975 and publishes three times a year. We also run The Pilot reading series, the last Sunday of every month from Sept to May
Philadelphia-area abstract painter Ellen Priest has used jazz as the subject for her layered, collaged paintings since 1990. Most recently, she completed a four-year body of work titled, “Jazz: Edward Simon’s ‘Venezuelan Suite’ #1