“Visual Arts Mississauga’s Why do you create? Juried Exhibition gave artists an opportunity to consider how they create and what brings meaning to their art-making practice. It is also an opportunity for members of the regional visual arts community to showcase their work alongside their peers, and for art enthusiasts to discover the wealth of talent in the region.

Exhibiting at VAM from January 9 – 29, 2023 and online from January 9 – June 30, 2023

Why do you create? Jurors

Fausta Facciponte

Karim Machado-Aman

Raheel Patel

This year’s Why do you create? Awards are generously sponsored by Visual Arts Mississauga and DeSerres.

Image credit: Why do you create 2022 First Place Winner, Bogdan Luca, The Void, Acrylic, oil and collage on canvas, 2021.”