HELEN MARSHALL, The Migration Described as a dark and topical fable with a timeless quality, Helen Marshall’s first novel, The Migration, was released in March by Random House Canada. Born in Sarnia, Ont., to parents who immigrated to Canada from South Africa, Marshall was inspired to become a writer in high school. She studied English
In an immaculate studio in Berlin, Canadian artist Ambera Wellmann, MFA ’16, creates the painstaking and complex paintings that have made her an acclaimed figure in contemporary art. Wellman has described her somewhat surreal work as having a subconsciousness of its own. She made a big noise on the Canadian art scene in 2017 when
“Like trying to set up a banquet tent in a hurricane at night.” That’s how Guelph artist Greg Denton, MFA ’96, describes his summer, painting at least two, and sometimes up to four, oil portraits in a day, all within about an hour.