P Elaine Sharpe is a visual artist with an established practice in Toronto. She works from an extensive critical and theoretical base, and focuses her time in the studio on examining the boundaries of the painting process. Her work reflects an intimate engagement with exploring surface and application.

Whether focused on unfurling sinewy strands or revelling in the geology of paint revealed through sanding, obscuring, and reconstruction, Sharpe finds a tactile and sense-based pleasure in making her work, honing her interests in pushing the inherent constraints of space and material.