Mid-Winter Night’s DreamAt the University of Ottawa , a literature professor
of mine used to say that comfort is not what drives the artist to succeed.
On the other hand, hard times and discomfort can become a source of infinite
inspiration driving the artist to defy gravity and reach new heights. In the
same vein, we’ve brought together a few artists who with humble extravagance
have persisted through endless struggles in the pursuit of their dreams.
So, this time, you can meet with the painter
Steven Lamb (Svilen
who in two interviews shares his life-vision and
journey as an
artist. Further, you can view the
paintings of Peter G.
Ray, one of the rare Bulgarian-Canadian names to make himself a place in
New York City. You will also discover a few projects from Visavis Graphics’
portfolio, a design firm founded by the painters and illustrators
Vesselina Tomova and
Elsewhere in the episode, the architects
Nadejda Topouzanov relate the adventure of transforming a House in the
St-Henri neighborhood into an award winning residence. Among the various
Montreal projects of stature in which Mr. Topouzanov has participated, you
can explore this time the
Lassonde de l’École Polytechnique of the University of Montreal.