Being a Fine Artist is arguably the most difficult way for a creative person to make a living. Gaining art collectors' attention can be the tipping point to a new and fulfilling career. In this second episode, we meet with fine artist and former Cirque du Soleil illustrator, Heidi Taillefer who has a surrealist and symbolic approach to her oil paintings. We are introduced to the art schools she is familiar with, past and present. One of her impressive buyers is art collector Robert Wiseman who explains his passion for the art world. Finally, we meet Anthony Walsh, founder of Syn Studio Art School Montreal, an internationally renowned concept art school where Heidi gives occasional classes. The relevant relationship between all parties is a fascinating story that we can’t wait for you to discover!
Guest(s) : Anthony Walsh, founder of Syn Studio Art School Montreal
Proposed and hosted by Anne Janody, this is the second edition of ART Impact. Each of the six episodes features a topic relevant to the art world and includes a related specialist, artist, and organization. Showcasing our society’s evolving culture in an easy-to-follow format, the show examines the interrelated impact that each entity can have in a captivating way. Genuine, unique, and inspiring, ART Impact presents a 360° perspective on essential topics with a host who is engaging and approachable. For its second series, you can expect to see single episodes on the following themes – art fairs, opera, theatre, ballet, orchestra, and art & technology. Organizations featured include the AGAC, Opéra de Montréal, Centaur Theatre, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, l’OSM, and the SAT.
Anne is an ardent Montrealer, lover of the arts and well-travelled curious individual. Growing up in a vibrant cultural environment, she practiced dancing, drawing, and piano. Studying business at HEC, graduating with a BBA and MSc, she did a significant project on cultural nonprofits. Anne volunteers in various arts organizations including the YPC of the MMFA. To engage her creative side, she established a brand/blog (Jano Lapin) where she reveals her enthusiasm for the art world she frequents.