Winter 2021 FARR Program
Flexible | Adaptable | Remote | Responsive
Introducing our latest FARR Program Artists in Residence!the next couple of months, each artist will present their work through the EE social media channels and our website. They will each also host a public presentation that is best suited to their project – artist talks, workshops, maker’s nights, and more. Towards the end of the residencies, there will be a public Community Conversations event – more info coming soon!There are so many ways for you to get involved, so be sure to follow our social media to catch free events you can join and meet some new people along the way!
Click here to follow along with each artists’ practice
Born and raised in Little Port, Elmastukwek, Ktaqmkuk (Bay of Islands, Newfoundland), Nicole Travers is a Mi’kmaw artist, creating a multitude of inspiring pieces. Nicole draws inspiration from old style beadwork found in museums, hieroglyphs, and petroglyphs. Nicole marries historical styles of beadwork with modern day techniques into contemporary form. More recently she has begun to tan various animal pelts and skins into leather using traditional teachings and has started to utilize home tanned fish skin into her art, creating sought after unique pieces.
Nasim Makaremi is an artist living in St. John’s NL, whose artwork deals with themes of sexuality, women’s experiences, and censorship. Makaremi graduated with a MSc in solid-state physics and has been painting and making artwork for 15 years. She has shown work in group exhibitions and has studied under several painting and drawing professors.
Kevin Melanson is an artist who grew up in the Maritimes and has been living in St. John’s, Newfoundland for the past two years. He has earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Mount Allison University, and he loves feeding ducks and pigeons.