About Expressions

Expressions is the agency that provides “the edge” in a world of fashion, TV, and print.

Since 1979, Expressions by D.S.K. has established itself as a reputable and highly professional modelling and talent agency. In the past 38 years, Expressions has aided in placing models locally and around the world in all manner of runway, print, promotional, and motion media.

To ensure only the highest standards, Expressions maintains a select group of approximately 300 models covering all ranges of age, size, and experience. Expressions prides itself on presenting only highly trained professional models and talent to its clients.

In addition to our models, Expressions also provides actors, stylists, makeup artists, hair stylists, dancers, singers, photographers, and musicians.


Donna Schmidt-Kirk

Donna Schmidt-Kirk is the acting Fashion Contributor for TV networks for the past 35 years. Occasionally she appears as a guest host on the Toronto Shopping Channel, as well as many Rogers networks, Shaw TV and CTV. She has appeared in many TV commercials, produced multiple Fashion Shows, and continues to work in the Cosmetic/Make-up Artistry field for portfolio shoots, magazines, catalogues, TV networks and cosmetic classes. Donna Schmidt-Kirk is the Director of the Expressions and manages a roster of models, actors, makeup artists, and other talent.
Expressions is proud to announce the 40th anniversary of the studio this year!

Expressions Models & Talent works with

The Real Estate Book
Grand Magazine
Cambridge Centre Catalogue
Real Woman
Amoi Magazine
Beauty Beyong
Votre Beaute
Toronto Shopping Choice (TSC)
Canadian Tire
Toronto Fashion
Grand Valley

Hot Gossip
New York Issue
Non-Fiction Catalogue
Salon Magazine
Fashion And Moore
Dime Magazine (Japan)
Casting Workbook
Profile Magazine
Ancaster Wedding show
Rogers TV


  • Expressions models have received overall top awards in modelling, acting, and photography.
  • Expressions has received numerous awards, including the following:
    • The Best School Award
    • Service in Humanity award for City of Kitchener
    • Service in Humanity award for City of Cambridge
    • Recognition Certificate for Ontario Midwest & Princess Pageants
    • Modelling Association of Canada Fashion Arts for 10 years
    • T.V.B. awards for Canon & Maple Lane
  • Expressions director Donna Schmidt-Kirk has received the prestigious Bernice Adams Trustees Special Award.
  • Expressions received the Director of the Year Award through Canada Pageants
  • Donna has received the Woman of Distinction Award for Business, Trade Professions & Entrepreneurs.