Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828-1901)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Artist Edward Bannister was a painter who concentrated on pastoral landscape scenes depicting the beauty and serenity of nature. He was the first African American artist to receive a national award. Bannister was born in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada in … Read MoreEdward Mitchell Bannister (1828-1901)

Measha Brueggergosman (1977- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain Measha Brueggergosman, Canada’s most recognizable young opera star, is working hard to bring classical music to a popular audience.  The Canadian soprano has emerged as one of the most magnificent performers and vibrant personalities of the day. She is critically acclaimed … Read MoreMeasha Brueggergosman (1977- )