Master of All Arts

Ask artist, photographer, jazz musician and carpenter James C. Swartz if he’s a jack of all trades, and he’ll answer your question before the words leave your mouth. “A jack of all trades is a master of none,” he says with a steely gaze. Swartz is no master of none. Take a stroll through his house and you’ll see he is a man of many … [Read more...]

James C. Swartz Turns Life To Art

Recently I had the opportunity to meet James C. Swartz, a very talented artist who lives in the west end of Toronto but works at Leaside Community Gardens. He graciously welcomed me into his house and lavished strawberries, butter tarts and iced water upon me, not to mention let me take a glimpse at his wonderfully eclectic body of work. James … [Read more...]