Charlene Lynch studied Creative Arts at Champlain College in her hometown of Montreal, focusing on digital imaging. Her studies then continued in the Fine Arts program at Concordia University, where she pursued a deeper understanding of painting techniques. Her coloration style, varying earth tones and subtle pastels, lend her paintings a very Zen, calming sensation. Charlene also explores new and innovative ideas with her photography, where she captures nature in the form of landscape and floral subject matter.
Jonathan graduated from McGill University's Business School in 1998 and has been working with RENWIL for over 17 years. He has always had an eye for great design, and travels the globe to design new products with some of the best sources in the industry. Jonathan's business acumen and talent for design are behind RENWIL's biannual launches of best-selling and unique lighting, mirrors, art, rug-art, accent furniture and accessories. Jonathan is proud to carry on the traditions of quality and customer service established by his late father, Allen Wilner, who founded RENWIL in 1967.
Ksenia Sizaya was born in St-Petersburg, Russia, and graduated from St-Petersburgs State University in Technology and Design. She achieved her masters degree and was awarded a high qualification in the Graphic arts. With her ability to conjure up intricate industrial structures, Ksenias designs have an architectural flare, crisp contemporary appeal and a sophisticated, trendy palette for Ren-Wils already highly admired line of commercial art. Her passion for photography helps her capture inspiration from forests, mountains and the urban scene.
Manuela recently completed a residency at Spark Box Studio. She also studied Fine Arts at Champlain College, and went on to specialize in painting and drawing at Concordia University in Montreal. There she discovered a love for pattern, textile and printmaking, and she has since applied this sensibility to her paintings. Her work is light, whimsical and refreshing. Manuela is inspired by design, textiles, and masters like Gustav Klimt, Eduard Vuillard and Philip Guston.
A Montreal native, Mia has lived in different cities across Canada and Europe. Inspired by Urban living, Mia rarely goes out without her camera. Her paintings reflect the beauty she finds in the everyday experience of city life. The traces of this inspiration are seen in her palette, gesture and style.
Patrick St Germain
Patrick St. Germain is the head of Ren-Wil's Art Studio. Patrick graduated from Concordia University in Montreal with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts. His paintings are predominantly urban abstract, inspired by the works of Jean Michel Basquiat. Always versatile and ready for new experiences, Patrick backpacked and went on climbing expeditions in various Canadian national parks, which has motivated his developing style of landscape painting.
Based in Montreal, Stephane is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art & Design's Fine Arts program. He mainly focuses on natural and abstract subjects, using a variety of materials and mixed media techniques, such as wood, metal, paint and found objects. Stephane's main artistic body of work is sculptural relief, owing to his background in carpentry. He is inspired by natural elements and the works of Patterson Ewen and Anselm Kiefer.