Pree (they/them) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Tkaronto by way of Tiohtiake, with Panjabi ancestry. Their art style is inspired by community care, cultural heritage and storybook illustrations. Pree's creative alias is @stickymangos. Their art has been featured in Luminato Arts Festival, Design TO festival, Toronto Pride and the Art Gallery of Ontario. Their shop has been featured in CBC, Daily Hive, Xtra magazine, and BlogTo. Pree is the creator of CRIP COLLAB and DigiZine, both of which create paid opportunities for artists who belong to: Disabled, racialized and 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
Pree has been public speaking and teaching for almost 10 years. They are a philomathic artist and work in textile, zines, watercolours, ceramics, printmaking, mural painting, illustration, installation art and digital art. They have been maintaining their arts practise for 5 years.
Pree has been a podcast guest and spoken about creating art as a research method, accessible futures, and access intimacy.
Selected Awards: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's Queer Emerging Artist award, 2020. Nominated and awarded Peer Artist Award from Art Gallery of Ontario, 2020. Toronto Metropolitan University's Creativity Everything Connection Fellowship recipient, 2021.