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Jessica Gorlicky is a fine artist that was born and raised in Toronto. Gorlicky started painting at age thirteen and the city was her inspiration. She specialized as a landscape and architectural artist. At age seventeen, she studied art in Italy in a student exchange program through Upper Canada College. She came back fluent in Italian.
In 1997, she started to explore abstract painting, applying to many local art schools in Toronto. “My grades were not high enough,” she told me at her 10,000 foot studio in North Toronto, “my portfolio was not abstract enough. I remember not getting in and being discouraged.” So Gorlicky continued to paint, regardless of the rejections.

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