|Known for||Painting, Drawing, Music|
Tim Kent is a Canadian-American artist who lives and works in New York City. Kent's primary medium is painting, but he has also worked in architectural design, video, drawing, animation, and music.Tim Kent's recent works explore the concept and impact of techno-industrial expansionism and the need to make order in an hyperinformational era. He is currently represented by SLAG Gallery in New York.
Born in Vancouver, Canada of a Turkish father and an English mother, Tim was originally Timothy Guy Ceyişakar before his father changed the family name. He moved to New York as a teenager. He is the original bass player for the hard rock band The Giraffes, playing with them from 1996 - 2002. Kent currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife.
Peter Doig is a Scottish painter. One of the most renowned living figurative painters, he has settled in Trinidad since 2002. In 2007, his painting White Canoe sold at Sotheby's for $11.3 million, then an auction record for a living European artist. In February 2013, his painting, The Architect's Home in the Ravine, sold for $12 million at a London auction. Art critic Jonathan Jones said about him: "Amid all the nonsense, impostors, rhetorical bullshit and sheer trash that pass for art in the 21st century, Doig is a jewel of genuine imagination, sincere work and humble creativity."
Rockwell Kent was an American painter, printmaker, illustrator, writer, sailor, adventurer and voyager.
Brian Timothy Finn is a New Zealand singer and musician. His musical career includes forming 1970s and 1980s New Zealand rock group Split Enz, a number of solo albums, temporary membership in his brother Neil's band Crowded House and joint efforts with Neil Finn as the Finn Brothers.
Derek Drymon is an American writer, animator, storyboard artist, director, comedian, and producer. He has worked on numerous animated cartoon productions of the 1990s and 2000s, best known for his work on Rocko's Modern Life, SpongeBob SquarePants and Adventure Time.
David Kenneth Roy Thomson, 3rd Baron Thomson of Fleet is a Canadian hereditary peer and media magnate. Upon the death of his father in 2006, Thomson became the chairman of Thomson Corporation and also inherited his father's British title, Baron Thomson of Fleet. After the acquisition of Reuters in 2008, Thomson became the chairman of the merged entity, Thomson Reuters.
Rodney Graham is an artist and musician born in Abbotsford, British Columbia. He is most often associated with the Vancouver School.
Kent George Nagano GOQ, MSM is an American conductor and opera administrator. Since 2015, he has been Music Director of the Hamburg State Opera and was Music Director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra from 2006 to 2020.
Kent Robert Williams is an American painter and graphic novel artist.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the second installment in the franchise, following Madagascar (2005). It was directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath, with a screenplay written by Etan Cohen, Darnell, and McGrath, and features Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, and Elisa Gabrielli reprising their voice acting roles from the first film, joined by new cast members Bernie Mac, Alec Baldwin, Sherri Shepherd, and will.i.am. In the film, the main characters—a party of animals from the Central Park Zoo whose adventures have taken them to Madagascar—find themselves in Africa, where they meet others of their species and where Alex the lion reunites with his parents.
Tim Etchells is an English artist and writer based in Sheffield and London. Etchells is the artistic director of Forced Entertainment, an experimental performance company founded in 1984. He has published several works of fiction, written about contemporary performance and exhibited his visual art projects in various locations. Etchells' work spans performance, video, photography, text projects, installation and fiction. He is currently Professor of Performance and Writing at Lancaster University
Formed in 1996 by Damien Paris, Andrew Totolos and Tim Kent, The Giraffes are an active hard rock band from New York City. In 2001 Singer Aaron Lazar joined the band and was with them till 2011, until he took a three years hiatus. In that time one record was released In 2014 singer Aaron Lazar rejoined the band and released the EP Usury. The current line-up consists of singer Aaron Lazar, guitarist Damien Paris, drummer Andrew Totolos, and bassist Hannah Moorhead. Their seventh full-length album, Flower of the Cosmos, was released in 2019 by Silver Sleeve and Rough Trade. The album was recorded at Studio G in Brooklyn and produced by Tony Maimone and Francisco Botero.
Alexander Draper Wolff is an American actor, singer, and musician. He first gained recognition for starring alongside his older brother Nat in the Nickelodeon musical comedy series The Naked Brothers Band (2007–09), which was created by the boys' mother Polly Draper. Wolff and his brother released two soundtrack albums for the series, The Naked Brothers Band and I Don't Want to Go to School, which were co-produced by their father Michael Wolff. Subsequent to the conclusion of the Nickelodeon series, Wolff and his older brother formed a duo called Nat & Alex Wolff, and released the albums Black Sheep (2011) and Public Places (2016). The brothers also co-starred in their mother's comedy-drama film Stella's Last Weekend (2018).
Heartland is a Canadian family comedy-drama television series which debuted in Canada on CBC on October 14, 2007.
Stephen Lack is a Canadian artist and former actor and screenwriter best known for his leading role in David Cronenberg's Scanners and Allan Moyle's The Rubber Gun, for which he was nominated for two Genie Awards.
Patrick Mimran is a contemporary French multimedia artist, composer, and the former CEO of Lamborghini. He is most widely known for Lamborghini's turn-around in the early 1980s and his art exhibit, "The Billboard Project".
Kent Monkman is a Canadian First Nations artist of Cree ancestry. He is a member of the Fisher River band situated in Manitoba's Interlake Region. He is both a visual as well as performance artist, working in a variety of media such as painting, film/video, and installation. He has had many solo exhibitions at museums and galleries in Canada, the United States, and Europe. He has achieved international recognition for his colourful and richly detailed combining of disparate genre conventions, and for his recasting of historical narrative.
Scott William Howard is a Canadian curler. As an alternate for his father, Glenn Howard, Scott Howard won the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier and the 2012 World Men's Curling Championship.
April was a reticulated giraffe at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, in the United States. She gained worldwide fame after live videos of her in the late stages of pregnancy and the subsequent birth were uploaded to YouTube in 2017. The birth was watched live by nearly 1.2 million viewers.
Kent Tate is a Canadian artist and filmmaker living in British Columbia. Tate is known for his single-channel video installation works.