Archive for the “Art” category

Jessica Snow

by Jill on October 17, 2012

Jessica Snow is an abstract artist who lives and works in San Francisco, California. Below is an excerpt from Snow’s website that I believe best describes her work, in a very eloquent way: “Each of my paintings expresses a new (…)

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Keenan Cummings

by Tanya on September 21, 2011

Kennan Cummings is a designer and illustrator who lives and works in New York City. His blog “Field Study” is an unedited view of his work and thought process where he posts his experiments and other projects. His collage pieces (…)

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Live Now

by Jill on May 24, 2011

Live Now is a book of illustrated inspirational messages devoted to pursuing the notion of living a happy and engaged life. There are over 100 pages of original artworks from collaborators all over the world. It features perforated pages so (…)

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Home in the Weeds

by Tanya on May 17, 2011

Home in the Weeds, is the title of a recent solo exhibition by visual artist Kevin Cyr. The exhibition took place at a San Francisco gallery, 941 Geary, and featured sculptural pieces that explore ideas of shelter, mobility, autonomy, etc. (…)

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5,000 Subway Cards

by Tanya on May 4, 2011

Stephen Shaheen, an artist based in Brooklyn NYC, found a useful purpose for all those discarded metro tickets we typically throw away. He used craigslist to source 5,000 discarded tickets and used them to create “metrobench” for a recent exhibit (…)

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CONTACT

by Jill on May 3, 2011

CONTACT is an annual photography festival in Toronto during the month of May featuring over 1000 local, national and international artists exhibiting at more than 200 venues. CONTACT is the largest photography event in the world that is devoted to (…)

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Orphan

by Tanya on April 21, 2011

UK based artist, Sam Winston, explored a unique storytelling method when writing his book Orphan. For ten years he collected scraps of paper, diary notes and typed word documents all pertaining to one idea. When he reached his final draft (…)

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Upcoming and Noteworthy

by Tanya on April 8, 2011

Next month in Montreal the Infopresse RDV Design event will feature speakers Paula Scher (Pentagram NYC) and Pum and Jake Lefebure (Design Army, Washington DC). Taking place on May 26th, the lectures are presented in English and you can find (…)

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Ryu Itadani

by Jill on April 6, 2011

Ryu Itadani is a Berlin based artist and winner of the 2010 – 2011 POLA Art Foundation fellowship. Originally from Osaka, Japan, Itadani has lived in many cities around the world including Toronto, Tokyo and London. The city, nature and (…)

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Raymond Biesinger

by Jill on April 4, 2011

Raymond Biesinger is an illustrator from Edmonton, Alberta who recently made the move east to Montreal. A self-taught illustrator, Biesinger’s authentic, hand-made style is crafted using many tools such as pens, inks, photos, acrylics, rubber stamps, photocopiers, Letraset, typewriters, exacto (…)

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