We are pleased to announce that Nella Casson is one of the recipients of our 2020 Public Art grants! We will provide Nell a professional artist’s fee as she creates a new installation titled Looking Out – Looking Up to fill an empty Picton storefront window from June – August 2020 (next door to Coriander Girl).
Nell is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in textiles, illustration, woodworking and mixed media sculpture. In recent years, she has created numerous immersive installations exhibited in Prince Edward County; interactive works that aim to surprise and delight viewers of all ages. Her installations have been exhibited as part of the DiscARTed art show, Firelight Lantern Festival, and ICE BOX, a public art festival in Picton produced by The Department of Illumination. Her ICE BOX installations have been immersive works featuring large embroidered pieces and hands-on play areas.
Most recently, Nellawas commissioned by the Picton Business Improvement Association to create a series of posters to encourage residents to shop safe & shop local during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nell holds an Art & Art History Degree, Honours from the University of Toronto.