Robert Berlin's recent photographic series of Japan contemplates passages through stillness and silence and being in the moment, which is central to the philosophy of Shintoism, the practice of Haiku and the concept of Shinrinyoku (forest bathing).
Stephanie Cormier works in a variety of mediums, often employing found or discarded materials, and resulting in abstract forms. This resourcefulness extends to her environment as well; a main space in her home functions as part living room, part studio and part daughter's playroom/studio.
Artist Rundi Phelan mixes contemporary and traditional elements in bold and dreamy ways. In her home in downtown Toronto, art is everywhere, as are antiques, patterned wallpaper, family photographs, books, and fresh flowers.