Jasmine Lazdins

Jasmine Lazdins, BFA



Whether it is an extensive overhaul to your office or home, or finding just the perfect piece for your wall or niche, Jasmine can help you realize your vision. She has an extensive knowledge of works offered by our artists, and can also work with your preexisting collection to revitalize your space. For art consultations, framing needs, and supplying corporate awards, Jasmine can bring together the team at Petroff Gallery with our artists, and art studios to make sure you find the perfect solution for a gift to yourself, or another.

Jasmine is currently completing her MA at York University in Art History. She completed her B.F.A. in studio art, beginning her degree at the Univeristy of Ottawa, and finishing it at Concordia University in Montreal.

As an advocate for art in all walks of life, Jasmine is happiest when sharing her enthusiasm for art with her clients. Stop by any time to chat, she will be happy to see you.


Julia Lorimer

Julia Lorimer, BFA

Assistant Manager/Digital Media Coordinator



Julia came to Toronto from Vancouver to study, and graduated with a BFA from the School of Image Arts at Ryerson University. While at Ryerson, Julia studied photography and coordinated the annual photo, film and new media festival, Maximum Exposure. After completing her studies, she spent a year in Montreal interning at the artist run centre, Eastern Bloc, to help organize their annual arts festival, Sight and Sound.

Julia brings to Petroff Gallery her expertise in exhibition coordinating, artwork documentation, photography and digital editing. Using her editing skills, Julia helps clients envision their homes and offices with new works by digitally placing them into the space. 
If you would like to see striking possibilities for artwork displayed in your home or office, Julia would welcome an opportunity to work with you.


 Ivan Tanzer

 Ivan Tanzer, BFA, MMSt

Operations & Communications Manager


Originally from Montréal, Ivan moved to Toronto in 2006 to complete his Master's degree in Museum Studies. A curator and published writer, he continues to work directly with artists, art fairs, and contemporary arts magazines. Prior to joining the Petroff Gallery he worked for several different cultural institutions including Theatre Museum Canada, Oeno Gallery, and Westmount Gallery. Ivan brings a wealth of technology and design skills and works to promote the Gallery across a number of media channels. Ivan is also responsible for coordinating much of the behind-the-scenes activity at the Gallery including sourcing all manner of supplies, international shipping and logistics, and managing the website.





 Yvonne Kustec

Yvonne Kustec, BFA

Gallery Assistant


Yvonne joins Petroff Gallery's team with a strong background in visual arts and graphic design. After studying and working as a graphic designer, Yvonne pursued her BFA in sculpture at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Yvonne teaches art, is constantly learning new techniques, and exhibits regularly. 


 Kendra Ainsworth


Kendra Ainsworth, BA, MMSt 

Gallery Assistant

Kendra comes to Petroff Gallery with a background in programming and arts administration for non-profit art galleries and museums. She has a Masters in Museum Studies from the University of Toronto, and has worked in the arts and culture sector in the GTA and surrounding region for over 7 years, at institutions such as the Gardiner Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario. When not at Petroff Gallery, Kendra also serves as Assistant Curator at the Art Gallery of Mississauga.

Kendra is a ceramics enthusiast and looks forward to helping you find beautiful fine craft objects that fit with your decor style.