Janice Iniskim-Aki Tanton

Overview

Highly acclaimed, multidisciplinary, Canadian painter Janice Iniskim-Aki Tanton demonstrates the exceptional gift of effortlessly communicating an extensive variety of reflective narrative and story through art.

Exploring the reconciliation of a wide gamut of multiplicity within her social and personal environments, Tanton's work has garnered a highly lauded reputation for its resonance with viewers.  Deeply thoughtful pieces cover a broad variation of theme while remaining firmly grounded in the artist's profound appreciation for cross-cultural relationships.

 

Utilizing a varied range of colour palette Tanton masterfully highlights imagery and historical chronicles with a gentle approach to line and form.  Altering between highly texturized pieces and lustrous pigments, the artist's work speaks to an endearment for imaginative exploration of highly particular subject matter.   

 

Containing a slightly ethereal element of softness, occasionally offset with vibrant contrast, Tanton's incredibly engaging work presents an air of relatability and understanding that continues to speak to viewers across North America.

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Biography

Janice TantonJanice Tanton is an interdisciplinary artist, working for over 23 years to create works that resonate widely. An Alumna of Distinction (Creative Arts & Design) from Durham College, also studying at the University of Windsor BFA (Acting), Janice continued her interest in the arts, working professionally in theatre, film, music, vocal performance and graphic design, culminating in the launch of her own art, publishing and design company in 1989.

 

She quickly developed a wide network for her art throughout North America, securing major corporate accounts and licensing opportunities while operating two commercial galleries and a design/fine art studio. Her entrepreneurial success led to an invitation as a delegate to the first Businesswomen's Summit between Canada and the U.S. as well as a nomination for the Rotman Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Janice's work resides in numerous corporate and private collections across the globe.