Tonight at the Gladstone Hotel is the opening of curator Leila Courey’s If Walls Could Talk, a juried exhibition of experiential illustration that features work by emerging and established artists. The show is on public display at the Gladstone Hotel from March 6–16, 2014. The projects use illustration and other art forms related to it, to occupy and alter the hotel’s 2nd floor gallery and public spaces.
The show features the work of Beata Kruszynski; Betty Zhang; Jen Spinner & Hazel Eckert; Jennifer Ilett; Kat Gomboc & Rebecca Ladds; Kerry Zenter; Mike Ellis; Min Gyo (Daniel) Chung; Nat Janin; P.K. (Adam Hilborn); Rachael Ashe; Sawhorse Design with Adrian Forrow & Tyler John; and Selena Wong.
CHEEZ was originally a monthly drawing published in Canada’s Exclaim Magazine over a ten year period from 1992 to 2002. Fiona continues the work is every week as part of Index G’s Monday ArtPost where Fiona publishes the new CHEEZ drawing with the same numbering sequence.
A collection of the first one hundred strips is available as CHEEZ 100 published by Pedlar Press.
Over the years Tomio Nitto has created many miniature works of art.
Back in the day, one Halloween Eve, the Reactorites were at the launch of Canada Post’s Halloween 1997 stamps. Louis Fishauf was the series art director and designer. Jamie Bennett, Simon Ng, Tom Hunt and Blair Drawson created art for the Werewolf, the Goblin, the Ghost and Dracula. City TV attended the launch of The Haunted Stamp collection at Reactor’s studio and featured an interview with Louis and a representative from Canada Post. The project included the four stamps, a first day cover featuring glow-in-the-dark illustrations by Jamie Bennett, and Haunted House commemorative packaging.
Reactor intern and long time longboarder, Benji Andringa has been on a cross Canada camping trip. He staying in Banff for the winter. Before he left, he spent some time working with Lunar Caustic Press and created this little letterpress book of his illustrations and design work.