2016 Col.Lab

    Naomi Cui

    Naomi Cui is a jack of all trades, master of none. She has a degree in Computer Science and Linguistics from the University of Toronto and can usually be found at the intersections of art, technology, language, and design. You might be able to see what she’s up to at www.nowme.ca, but no guarantees.

    Naomi is working on Chicken Soup and Goji Berries.

    Janice Liu
    Janice Liu is an illustrator, teaching artist, and kid-at-heart. She depicts sunny worlds and characters, and her art is often inspired by the child-like tendency to make-believe. She has had a home in many cities: Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and most recently, Toronto, where she attended the University of Toronto. She now lives in the beautiful Vancouver area.
    You can view her work at janiceliu.com and flutterdoodle.tumblr.com.
    Janice is working on Chicken Soup and Goji Berries.
    Abby Ho

    Abby Ho is currently studying Cross-Disciplinary: Life Studies at OCADU. Frequently trying to turn her visual thoughts into visual art, her work seeks to question how our identities are formed. Although drawing and painting are her main methods of expression, Abby likes to work in installation art to allow the viewer to also participate in the work. She wears mostly monochrome, but her work is often much more colourful.

    Abby is working on Broken Dialogue.

    Rachel Wada

    Rachel Wada is an interdisciplinary artist completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration Degree at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. She utilizes drawing and painting as a mode of visual problem solving and self-expression. Besides honing her artistic practice, you can find her playing music too loud, eating too much, and not sleeping enough.

    To view her work, please visit www.rwillustrations.com.

    Rachel is working on Broken Dialogue.

    Virakone Sonethasack

    b. 1990 – Ontario, Canada
    Virakone Sonethasack is a Toronto based artist working primarily in printmaking, specializing in screenprinting and lithography. He also works with photography and video.

    Virakone is working on Broken Dialogue.

    Jeannie Kim

    Born in South Korea in 1991, Jeannie Kyungjin Kim is a Korean-Canadian emerging artist currently residing in Oakville, ON. She is a recent graduate of the Art and Art History program at the University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College. She takes interest in the idea of memory being an unstable, abstract source of information and in depicting her personal history through various means such as combining dry and wet mediums.
    You can find more of her work at jeanniekk.com.

    Jeannie is working on Broken Dialogue.

    Jasmine Gui

    Born in Singapore, and raised in three different cities, Jasmine is a freelance editor currently living in Toronto. She is an MA in English, Diaspora and Transnational Studies. Jasmine writes poetry to decolonize in thought and in speech.
    Her poetry has been published by ricepaper, Hart House Review, Acta VictorianaRed Paint Hill,(parenthetical), text and more.

    You can find her writing at jaziimun.com.

    Jasmine is working on the Little Sounds EP.
    Past Projects: lov(e)scapeslost wor(l)ds

    Peter Ko

    Peter was born and raised in and around the city of Toronto having grown up in a home surrounded by music. His first instrument was the pots and pans played with chopsticks. After realizing his passion for noise, his parents set him on the course to fall in love with music. Since then, he’s picked up guitar, bass, drums, piano and pretty much anything he wants to learn.

    Follow Peter on Bandcamp and Soundcloud (coming soon!!)

    Peter is working on the Little Sounds EP.

    2015 Col.Lab

    Andrew Keung

    Andrew is an aspiring architect who is in love with art, design and photography, based in Toronto, Canada. He currently attends the University of Toronto as a double major in Architectural Studies and Visual Studies. If he is not in the studio, he is either out taking photos, drawing or eating.

    To find him, please visit shoot-and-raw.tumblr.com.

    Andrew worked on lov(e)scapes.

    Grace Kwok

    Grace is a political science student from Toronto, Canada. On her daily commute (to and from the dreaded suburbs) she dreams in immaculate detail while maintaining her love for minimalism. Currently, she is learning when it is okay to insert sassy commentary and when she should keep her sass to herself.

    Check out Grace’s portfolio at thebaoface.com.

    Grace worked on lost wor(l)ds.

    Chloe Leung

    Chloe is an architecture student currently based in Toronto, Canada. Other than always dreaming of Japan and admiring its minimalism, she is constantly in search of defining her own aesthetic and taking pictures of everything around her [food, people, blooming teas…].

    Find her at chloeleung.squarespace.com.
    Follow her aesthetic wanderings on IG.

    Chloe worked on lost wor(l)ds.