Carrie Shibinsky started Artbomb, December, 2011 with Jim Shedden and Andrea Carson Barker. After working for 20 years at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Carrie wanted to stay connected to the art world and believed that artists lacked vehicles to help them promote and profile their work. Carrie created Artbomb to give artists a fresh new marketing strategy for more exposure. Artbomb has created a new way for busy professionals to connect with original, unique works of art daily.
Steeped in a rich brew of Cape Breton values and traditions, and armed with an insatiable hunger for authentic experiences, Vanessa is pursuing her passion in Nova Scotia. She graduated from the Photography program at the Holland College Centre of Creative Arts in Prince Edward Island. Currently working in Marketing, Vanessa has learned the strength and messaging power of strong imagery – whether it be traditional art, photography or new media. She is currently the photographer for a Canadian home decor retailer. Vanessa is actively involved in her community teaching youth the basics of photography. When she is not playing with cameras, you can find her living with her husband and daughter on their hobby farm just outside of Halifax.
Cath Hughes is a British-Canadian contemporary painter currently living and working in Vancouver. She holds a BFA in Painting from Oxford University, UK, as well as an MA in Museums and Galleries in Education from London University. Cath is currently a student on the Post-Graduate Painting Correspondence Course facilitated by Turps Art School in London, UK.
Margaret is an acrylic abstract artist living outside of Montreal. Her work is highly textured, multi-layered, and reflect her minimalist aesthetic. Margaret’s approach to her creative process is a playful exploration of the interaction between paint, palette knives, and brushes. She is best known for her Women of Strength series, which she says, “They are not me, nor are they women that I know and yet they are me and they are every woman that I know. The works are unique and carry the life force of the women that inspire us, the ones who push us to be more, to dream bigger, and to aim higher.”
"I am an artist, painter and poet. I have been painting for more than 25 years." Patrick John Mills' painting style varies from expressionist to abstract paintings. His paintings have been widely collected all over the world, and have been shown in numerous art exhibitions in Europe and in America.
Craig has spent the last 20 years in Asia developing some of the world’s largest e-commerce platforms, including e-jjj.com in China for interior designers & decorators and Globalsources.com, a pioneer platform in online B2B media solutions, which he helped take public (NASDAQ: GSOL) in 2001. He was also China marketing director for Industrysourcing.com -a Ringier AG media property which services manufacturers of industrial machinery, parts, components and materials in the China and Asia market. In 2011 he created the landmark Green Manufacturing Conference China where German head of state Mr. Gerhard Schroeder participated as a keynote speaker on the importance of sustainable development. He splits his time between offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Manila developing our new ArtBomb.asia property.
Erin is a Calgary based artist. She is most well known for her stunning paintings of wildlife and unique landscapes. There is a great variety of ways that she explores the nature motif, varying the depth of field, texture and palette. Her most dazzling works employ the application of pointillism, where thousands upon thousands of raised dots adorn the canvas. “My art captures all the beauty nature embodies, with a unique twist,” she states.
Rotha has experienced working with a few NGOs in Cambodia on admin and finance and local economic development for the community before winning the scholarship to study abroad. He was awarded the Hinrich Global Trade Leader Scholarship in June 2011. He successfully graduated and obtained MBA program from De La Salle University in the Philippines. Notably, he has written the research paper of Developing Country Assistance Program of the Philippines as the final MBA assignment. Rotha has joined Export Assistance Program Cambodia to lead and oversee the Foundation’s Cambodia job creation programs help to promote and export Cambodia’s handicraft products and support the suppliers to connect them with international buyer. Currently, Rotha is assigned as the representative of Artbomb Asia in Cambodia to manage and work closely with the artists, galleries and other relevant stake to feature and promote their artworks to the global buyers.