Ann-Marie Cheung, AOCA
Visual Artist and Creative Adventure Guide is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada.
An avid traveler, she has backpacked across Europe solo, rode an Arabian charger through the Valley of the Kings and Queens in Egypt, had a tattoo business in the Canary Islands, and crewed on a sailboat for Antigua Race week in the Caribbean.
Through life’s twists and turns, she had a successful freelance Multimedia Design business for a number of years while being at home with her 2 children. When she’s not creating, Ann-Marie can be found growing food in her garden, experiencing scuba diving or practicing yoga.
Ann-Marie helps adventurous spirits create a joyful, magical space in their lives with her unique, vibrant, whimsical artwork. She invites you into her fascinating world of exotic colours, ancient patterns, ornate textures and rich symbolism where she is constantly exploring and creating with acrylics, mixed media and digital tools.
Her award winning work is part of the Canada Council Art Bank and can be found in numerous private collections around the world.
As a Creative Adventure Guide she helps you to heal your heart with your own art practice. Ann-Marie teaches you a meditative painting practice that uses sacred symbols and a super easy layering painting process that activates the right side of your brain so that you bring your whole being into a new state of balance and abundance.
For more info please visit: www.annmariecheung.com
Paula Telizyn, ACE
Visual Artist, Author and Mentor, Paula Telizyn is a graduate of Sheridan College, Oakville Canada, having studied Art, Illustration and Graphic Design there.
Upon graduation she jumped straight into the very beginning of the new multimedia movement, and internet web application development. Her work has supported not-for-profits doing good work around the world. She also has a wide background in publishing and creating products for schools and libraries which help reluctant readers and ESL children, embrace a lifetime love of reading.
A midlife crisis resulted, not in a muscle car or motorcycle as one would expect, but instead a return to art and creativity. Since that point, Paula has published numerous books under various pen names, become a single parent of 3 equally creative kids, and started a movement to empower visual artists to create successful online businesses.
Paula’s art is in private collections around the world, and in the hands of a few celebrities.
Paula helps free-spirited entrepreneurs create better businesses, and more fulfilling lives through her writing and coaching practice. Through her art, she helps dreamers capture a tiny moment, a fleeting feeling, and keep it for all time.
For more information, please go to www.PaulaTelizyn.com