Alison Garwood Jones

Learner Profile: Megan Fleming

Originally published in January 2024 in Blog

A look at how continuing education and a plan helped one learner find her dream job.

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Her Last Photo

Originally published in September 2022 in Blog

A personal remembrance inspired by Queen Elizabeth’s last photo.

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Be An Agitator

Originally published in July 2022 in Blog, Toronto Illustrators

Jane Jacobs’ persistence moved mountains. She was dismissed in multiple ways: For not being an academic Of being “a troublemaker” Of being a “liberal agitator” For being a woman And finally, when nothing else worked, for being “wanton.” Yes, even Jane was accused of being an office slut by her managing editor at Iron Age magazine. […]

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Happy Pride!

Originally published in June 2022 in Blog

During Pride Month, I’m remembering Keith Haring, one of the gentlest humans to have walked this earth. We owe it to ourselves to keep his irrepressibly hopeful art dances going. Cue up Keith’s friend, Madonna: Everybody spread the word We’re gonna have a celebration All across the world In every nation It’s time for the […]

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Kay Thompson

Originally published in April 2022 in Blog, Toronto Illustrators

“Getting bored is not allowed.” Who is the Kay Thompson in your life? #Eloise  

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Elsie de Wolfe

Originally published in November 2021 in Blog, Toronto Illustrators

Elsie de Wolfe on the shoulders of her French fitness instructor.   Elsie was one of the great characters of the early 20th century. As they say, she was up for anything.   Daughter of an American father and a Canadian mother, she ran a successful interior design firm on “Toity-toid” street in New York, […]

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Saturday at the AGO

Originally published in January 2020 in Blog, Graphic Recorder, Graphic Visualizer, Illustration, Visual Storytelling

I asked the Marchesa to tell me about her life, while Calder bent in to listen. #snowday❄️ at the @agotoronto #agoannualpass Saturday sketching at the AGO – Illustrations by Alison Garwood-Jones

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The Queen’s Speech

Originally published in December 2019 in Blog, Graphic Visualizer, Racism, Toronto Illustrators, Visual Storytelling

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In the Spotlight: KBarlow Design

Originally published in December 2019 in Blog, Toronto Illustrators

As a #bossbabe, I can’t do everything on my own. I’m already the executive editor and artist in chief for all of my websites, but I still have a beginner’s grasp of code. Yes, coding is on my list of things to keep learning, but in the interest of time and my sanity I choose to […]

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The truth about the world

Originally published in December 2019 in Blog, Illustration, Toronto Illustrators

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