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.
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.
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
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.”
Regularly bearded Steve Dunk, bares his chin to participate in Movember. He has also designed and printed a limited edition, letterpress poster to give to donors. Donate $10 or more to Steve or his team-members, Jordan and Brad, and you’ll get yourself one of these posters, before the end of November, while they last.