Rachel Gilbert was born in Texas with family roots in Newfoundland, moving to the island in 2014 to study for BFA in Visual arts from Grenfell Campus. Working as an interdisciplinary artist, Gilbert specializes in painting and printmaking with subjects ranging from animals and nature to still-life and portraiture. She has been working with the arts community since 2016, starting with the Corner Brook Rotary Arts Centre’s Visual Arts Committee to her current position as the Communication & Design Assistant at St. Michael’s Printshop.
Jessica is a 24-year old inuk from Makkovik, Nunatsiavut. She is an artist with exhibition features at The Rooms and La Guildein Montreal, working in acrylic painting and seal skin mosaics, and she is currently working her second curatorial position for the Bonavista Biennale (first show wasSaunituinnaulongitutluni: Beyond Bone at the Rooms). Jessica comes from a large family of artists and craftspeople, including her mom Blanche, grandma Nellie, and aunt Dinah Andersen. As a trained biologist, her work both in science and in art focus on Inuit sovereignty, challenging colonial perspectives and reclaiming Inuit identity.
Gaayathri is a third yearvisual arts student from India, studying at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Grenfell Campus. Her art practice consists of painting, printmaking, and digital art. She also currently holds a MUCEP position at the Grenfell Art Gallery. In her free time,she enjoys hiking, swimming, and travelling.