Art Apart is a project that was created to connect and showcase the community of Canadian creatives making during these difficult times. This website is a display of how Canadian art continues to bring us together in a time of social distancing and virtual communication.
Kim Martin is an Assistant Professor in the History Department at the University of Guelph and the Associate Director of THINC Lab. Her long-time interest in making and creative communities was started as a co-founder of The MakerBus. Kim is wrapping up work on The DIYversity Project this summer and conceived Art Apart as a way bringing together creatives from across Canada. 

Rashmeet Kaur is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Guelph completing a Bachelor of Science degree with a Bio-Medical Science major. In her free time, Rashmeet loves to merge her passion for both the sciences and the humanities through her poetry and mixed media artwork. Her artwork and poetry have been published in Kaleidoscope and ‘Do You Hear Me Now? – An Anthology of Mental Health Journeys.’
Michaela Rye is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies with a minor in media studies from the University of Guelph. She is particularly interested in how art can be a form of storytelling. Recently, she has been spending her free time baking.
Margarita Wilson received her Honour’s Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Guelph in April 2020. An aspiring exhibit designer with a focus on public outreach and accessibility, Margarita balances her current projects in online exhibit design with baking, weaving, mastering songs from Cats on her saxophone, and playing LOTS of Dungeons and Dragons.


Black and white photograph of Sophia Lago standing in front of trees and smiling.
Sophia Lago is currently completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph, majoring in Bio-Medical Science. Aside from attending labs and lectures, Sophia spends her time playing sports and exploring various types of artistic expression. Currently, Sophia enjoys being creative with makeup, writing poetry, and reading. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has also inspired Sophia to try photography, as she has a new appreciation for the beauty of nature.

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