Bio

     I'm an artist and designer and I live near Dalkeith, Ontario (Canada) with my partner, Jason, who is also an artist. We live in the farmhouse at Pickle Patch Farm, an organic mixed farm.

     My design work includes clothing, jewellery, items for the home, as well as custom graphic design for various clients.  In my art practice, I work with sewing, photography, video, sculpture & installation and sometimes, drawing or painting. I am an Associate of the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, and I completed my undergraduate diploma, which was in Photography (honours) in 2001.

I have been exhibiting professionally since 1998, participating in group and solo exhibitions in Canada.  In the past, I have received project funding from the Toronto Arts Council, the Laidlaw Foundation and I have  worked for the Canadian Opera Company, the Art Gallery of Ontario and Ryerson University.

     I completed a Master of Fine Arts degree in 2005 at the University of Windsor. I then went on to live in Seoul, South Korea and, eventually returned to my hometown of Dalkeith. I then took on the project of reviving the art gallery in the nearby town of Vankleek Hill, and served as the director of Arbor Gallery - Centre for Contemporary Art for over eight years. I am currently exhibiting my work in the local area as well as working on my own art and design projects.

Links:

Arbor Gallery - Centre for Contemporary Art http://arborgallery.org

Pickle Patch Farm www.picklepatchfarm.com

Jason de Graaf http://jasondegraaf.blogspot.ca/

HOW TO PURCHASE ITEMS ON THIS SITE

Welcome! If you would like to purchase anything you see on this site, please email me at jessicasarrazin(at)gmail.com - replacing (at) with the @ symbol.  I'm looking forward to getting ecommerece set up on the site, but until then, I can assist you with your questions, send you shipping prices, etc, via email. Once you are ready to purchase, I will email you a paypal invoice which you can pay either with your visa or your paypal account.