The 2013 festival will officially launch Friday June 21st, with a Solstice Celebration!  There will be an art exhibit featuring dozens of local female artists accompanied by live acoustic music & poetry at the East Village Arts Collective from 7-10pm.  Plus, the Ironically Feminist Bake Sale will be back with scrumptious goodies! Yum! 


Holly Brown, Katherine Chapman, Yara El Safi, Jen Hamilton, Jenelle Madison, Diane Morrow, Pauline Moss, Brenda Palmer, Melissa Parrott, Mila Petkovic, Sylvia Pozeg, Beatrice Shilton, Cindi Talbot, Elisabeth TonnerKeats, Wendi Waters & many more! Vendors include: Catstache, Msmediafrenzy, Paula Planted, Thorn’n’Thistle Decorative Arts, Shameless magazine & VDay Western


Holly Brown
Holly is an artist and art educator living in London, Ontario. Her work is concerned with exploring and questioning the traditional relationship portrayed between females and nature, bot positive and negative associations. If females are intimately linked with nature, what are the possible outcomes when nature is continually raped and destroyed? Do we nurture it back to health, become hosts for its creatures, or are ultimately destroyed as well?

Sarah Curran – Artist, Author, All-Around-Optimist
Thorn ‘n’ Thistle Decorative Arts
Art is the extended arm of your imagination, The feast of inspiration for your muse. Art isn’t just creativity, it’s a way of life. — Sarah Curran

A Canadian artist of British, Scottish & Irish descent – was born in 1979 in Simcoe, Ontario, waised in Waterford, and then later on in Tillsonburg.  After a 16 year career in the Child Care field, Sarah moved to London, Ontario, currently living with her cat, Jersey.  Creatively, Sarah started out with a passion towards the written word, expressing herself through computer graphics and webpage design, for which she created all her own pixel images.  In 2008, Sarah developed a penchant for painting, primarily with acrylic on canvas, wood, and anything else she could get paint to adhere to.  Sarah’s work can be seen primarily over the Internet, most notably, on her personal website “passions of a Canadian Country Girl.”

Melissa Parrott is a multimedia designer, artist, photographer, jewellery maker, dj and filmmaker.

Thank you to our terrific local venues!
East Village Arts Collective
Veg Out Restaurant


Alice Atlas, Micha Bella, Dana Brushette, Katherine Brock, Carmen Chilton, Sarah Curran, Josie DeVincenzo, Franky Ducharme, Kym Elliott, Jennifer Feralta, Echo Gardiner, Corrine Garlick, Norma Jean Kelly, Kassy Krahn, Sarah Legault, Rhonda Mardlin Hadyeh, Pauline Moss, Nat Moynagh, Lauren Muffen, Barbara Olsthoorn, Melissa Parrott, Sylvia Pozeg, Sue Richmond, Maureen Riley, Marcy Saddy, Alicia Samuel, Sarah Scanlon, Candice Sheriff, Heather Stephenson, Cindy Talbot, Hailey Tallman, Cindi Talbot, Cheryl Teoh, Wendi Waters, Sarah Webb Watts, Bonnie Wodin & More


Katherine Brock
I am an artist currently based in London, Ontario. I mainly make jewelry, paint, sketch and collage. I have a passion for social justice, feminism, creativity and the artistic expression, and have studied psychology and social work.

Mehandi by Maggie provides 100% natural, safe henna to London and surrounding area. Specializing in all traditional styles of henna designs. Work featured on Rogers TV and published in “Henna Magic: Crafting Charms & Rituals with Sacred Body Art” by Philippa Faulks

SophiaHeath — Golden Yarrow Landscape Design & Garden Mentoring.

Candice Sheriff — An aspiring renaissance woman, I love to create. Period. Always striving to build a repertoire of new skills and experiment throughout a variety of styles. Having always been drawn to crafty interests throughout my young years- all that creative experience has brought me to the point I am at today.

Cheryl Teoh –My name is Cheryl Teoh, I am 21 years old and I like to let whatever is hiding away in my mind roam around and out on to the page. Art has always been a source of comfort and sanity. I love my parents, but they are not very supportive and art is the one thing that I have that is mine, where I can surprise myself, laugh and stay a while. Growing up because of my father’s work, i have been fortunate enough to travel to different countries and experience different cultures, which have inspired the style and ideas that I explore in my art.



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