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Four Demons By James Turner

Steve Dunk is printing four letterpress images for James Turner’s submission to the exhibition:

Hyakki Yagyo: Night Parade of 100 Demons at Northern Contemporary Gallery opening October 20th, 2016 at 7pm. Also in the show are Reactor artists Clayton Hanmer and Deshi Deng.

Located at 1266 Queen St. West, the show runs until October 31, 2016











Hyakki Yagyo: Night Parade of 100 Demons
Northern Contemporary will exhibit Hyakki Yagyo: Night Parade of 100 Demons, opening October 20th, 2016 at 7pm and running until October 31, 2016.

Here’s the gallery link…

October 13, 2016

Hollywood: The Art Of The Movie Poster

These are two personal works by Deshi Deng recently exhibited at the Northern Contemporary Gallery’s group show, “Hollywood: The Art Of The Movie Poster.”

The exhibition features over 20 artists who have created posters reinterpreting their favourite movies. The exhibition is on view until June 28th.

Artists exhibiting are Allison Burda & Cameron Gee, CLöWNBäBÿ/Kartigan, Deshi Deng, Gleb FoRo, Jeffrey Royiwsky, Jim Sage, Joaquin Varela, Jos Theriault, Keith Einmann, Lisa Vanin, M. Glass, Matthew Daley, Matthew Haskill, Michael Pagdon, Pong Ping, Raz Latif, Robert John Paterson, Robert Quance, Roman Arabia, Sophie Paas-Lang, Tiffany Huta, Uuule Brennar, Virginia Deil and Will Gaydos.

June 24, 2016

Alëna Skarina’s Music For Memory


Alëna was commissioned by Denise Cole of JWT to create a poster for the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s “Music and Memory iPod Project”. The project program is based on the effects of music and stimulation on people with dementia. The poster encourages the donations of old iPods, which are then loaded with personalized music for patients with dementia.

June 9, 2015

Kristine Schmitt and her Special Powers

Steve Dunk hand-lettered and printed items for Toronto based musician Kristine Schmitt, and her band the Special Powers. Business cards, a demo disc cover, small posters and handbills were used for promotion at this year’s Folk Music Ontario Conference. The conference is the key event for Ontario’s folk, roots, and traditional music community.

Steve also designed artwork for a stamp that was used to label the disks, and an ad promoting show times for the conference program.

Covers and cards letterpress printed with the help of Lunar Caustic Press.






October 28, 2013

Touched by Fire 2013 Call For Entry

It’s that time of the year again, the Touched By Fire art show, “the art show you have to be crazy to enter,” is an exhibition showcasing the best works submitted by artists with mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. The exhibition’s sponsor, the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario has announced the 2013 call for entries. The deadline for artists to submit entries for the annual show is Friday, October 4th, 2013 at 5:00pm.


Hundreds of submissions will be juried down to eighty or so truly outstanding works. Once again Jeff Jackson created this year’s the painting for the Touched by Fire campaign. Click on the image to connect to the Touched By Fire website for more information and entry forms.
The Touched By Fire exhibition will be held Thursday, November 5, 2013

September 11, 2013

Poster for Bill Russell’s Song and Image Gig

Poster for Bill Russell’s Song and Image gig with musician Brian Gore at the Woodshed in Los Gatos, California on October 12.


August 30, 2013

Unexpect Reappearance of 1992 Poster

Maurice Vellekoop’s 1992 Aids Committee of Toronto poster was featured in the Toronto Star’s Life Section front page story on the work of ACT and other Toronto Aids advocates.


June 28, 2013


Jason Munger did the type and illustration for this Poster for Village Sound’s 4th Annual Backyard Cup. BYC is a mini soccer tournament held in the backyard of the Village Sound studio in north end Halifax.

October 18, 2012

The Woodshed Orchestra & Laura Repo at Hugh’s Room

Steve Dunk designs a hand-lettered poster for The Woodshed Orchestra and Laura Repo‘s show at Hugh’s Room.

The Woodshed Orchestra and Laura Repo


August 29, 2012

Touched By Fire Launch Party

The Folks at MDAO are organizing a launch party for the upcoming Fall Touched By Fire Art Show & Sale. The call for entry for this year’s exhibition will be out soon. The launch party is at the The Pilot Pub Monday evening, July 23, 2012 from 6 pm at 22 Cumberland Street, Toronto. Works by select Touched By Fire artists will be on display.

Touched By Fire is a non-profit program to celebrate, support, and inspire the work of artists living with mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. An initiative of the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario, the project includes an inclusive on-line gallery and a juried annual show and exhibition, “the art show you have to be crazy to enter.”

July 20, 2012