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February 28, 2013

Art Exhibition featuring Alena Skarina

OPENING RECEPTION: March 1st
6pm-11pm

Oz Studios, 134 Ossington Ave, Toronto

“Posers” is a group exhibition that explores portraiture as a method of documentation and self-expression.

Local artists, illustrators and photographers will go beyond capturing physical likeness, challenging a traditional convention by using a diverse range of visual language – both cultural and contemporary. In examining the poser’s subtleties, the artist not only reveals the subject’s personality and history, but also his/her personal significance to the artist.

Featuring
Alëna Skarina, Alex Beaton, Ben X Caplan, Caitlin Taguibao
Chelsea Canlas, Christina Ung, Diana Luong, Frances Lee
Gillian Goerz, Irva Saraci, Jesse Graham, Kat Verhoeven
Kate Thornley, Kira Shaimanova, Kohsin Hong, Laura Harte
Liz Emirzian, Nat Janin, Sarah Virag, Taj Nabhani, Terry Baker
Will Cardona, Yalda Pashai

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February 27, 2013

R.O. Blechman show @ Norman Rockwell Museum

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February 26, 2013

Logo Exploration by Jessie Durham

 

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Here is a sample of some logo/branding concepts by Jessie Durham, presented to a client for an upscale, boutique grocery and chef supply store.

 

 

Sylvie Thamsir artwork

These are painting Sylvie created for her new niece and her dog.
Sylvie incorporated the painting with fabric because her sister loves to sew.

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February 25, 2013

Applied Arts Magazine

The latest artist to join the Applied Arts Limited Edition roster is Jeff Jackson.

Click on the image and link to the Applied Arts Magazine article.

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February 21, 2013

Bob Fortier Guerilla Covers In The 1970’s.

Long before the days of Eye and Now Magazine, Toronto had an alternative culture biweekly newspaper. The first issue of Guerilla, costing 25 cents, was published on June 5, 1970.

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During it’s three year existence, the paper featured many illustrations (the pay was free pizza) by Toronto’s emerging illustration community. Bob Fortier was a frequent contributor.

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The paper provided information on how to survive as a “hippie” in the urban city, contact information for newly arrived Vietnam War deserters and draft dodgers and frequently covered issues from a left-wing perspective such as the Stop The Spadina Expressway, pollution and corporate greed. The paper lasted until June of 1973.

February 20, 2013

The Wild Swans by Jessie Durham

Children’s book illustrations with hand rendered typography – from Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale “the wild swans”.

 

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February 19, 2013

Happy Family Day

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Heartbreaker

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February 14, 2013