Joanna Turlej, OCAD, OSA, CFS
Collage, Booth 431
Joanna Turlej is a professional artist who has exhibited locally and internationally for 27 years. She graduated from OCAD University in Toronto with honours and an Award of Excellence. In 2014 she started using paper collage, as a medium in her art. She uses Japanese papers and tissues, her own painted papers and high-quality magazine papers. Joanna describes her style as "painting with paper”. In 2015 Joanna has participated in Art Monaco art fair. In 2015-2017, Joanna received several major awards. She also has been elected to a prestigious Ontario Society of Artists and serves on the Society's Council. In 2017 Joanna's work was juried into an international exhibition in Italy titled "Human Rights? #H2O", sponsored by UNESCO, where she represented Canada among 30 other countries. This is Joanna's 3rd time exhibiting in The Artist Project.