Jade Williamson is an artist from London, Ontario, currently completing an honours specialization in fine arts at Western University. Her practice has recently been informed by an interest in wildlife and raising awareness about endangered species.
Alongside actively working as an artist and pursuing her career as an art educator, she is the Exclusive Artist for Polar Nation. She has been producing artwork used for the creation of products, the proceeds of which go towards Polar Bears International for polar bear conservation. She has also joined the Embassy Cultural House website team as a contributing editor and has participated in their first virtual exhibition, Hiding in Plain Sight. In the current year of her undergraduate degree, she has been awarded the David Magee Scholarship in Visual Arts and the Mackie Cryderman Award for Excellence in Visual Arts. Working within a realism tradition of representation, Jade specializes in free-hand drawings with conte, charcoal, and acrylic but is also exploring performance and intaglio. For more information, please visit her website.