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Our Summer 2021 featured artist is Mekayla Dionne.
Mekayla Dionne is an emerging Métis abstract painter. She was born in 1997 and spent her childhood in a small rural town in Ontario.
After graduating high-school she moved to Toronto to attend the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD) University and obtained a Bachelors of Fine Art in Drawing & Painting. Throughout her years in University she developed an interest in abstract art, drawing inspiration from the world around her including nature, music, and the city.
Post-graduation she immediately began working as an Art Teacher and Program Manager at a local non-profit called Art City which offers free art classes to children and youth in St. James Town, Toronto.
Mekayla has continued to develop her professional practice and has participated in a variety of exhibitions, publications, and collaborations since graduating.