Backyard Studios was established in 2020 by Carolyn Laidley Arn, an artist and commercial real estate professional located in Toronto, Canada that practices in her own custom built 'backyard studio'. 

Carolyn is joined by her daughter Stephanie Arn, a high realism painter who focuses on commissions and her series of juicy fruit.  Stephanie is an award winning artist, having won Best in Show at the 2020 Riverdale Artwalk and a third place finish in the online art show 'Eats'.