I Can’t Breathe
June 2020 acrylic, 19 x 14″
The white man fears to be unfeared,
To be bereft of power, best years past.
He therefore wears a fearful face
And oils his guns in anger, and stands fast.
The black man fears for his very life,
The welfare of his children, and his race.
He’s seen as dark, a shadow-man,
And so he also wears a fearful face.
Tags: 2020, Air Mail, Blair Drawson, current events, fine art, I Can't Breathe
October 14, 2020
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Happy Birthday from everyone at Reactor!
This week, in Print Magazine Steven Heller wrote a nice memory piece.
Here’s a link to an earlier article on Bob.
Tags: 90, articles, Birthday, Illustration, legacy, ninety, R.O. Blechman
October 9, 2020
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Bill Russell painted a utility box recently in the city of Dublin, California. This creative use of public art called Flora and Fauna is oneÂ example of how art can enhanceÂ andÂ beautify street life.
Tags: Bill Russell, floral, Flowers, outdoor art, outdoors, Painting, public art, utility, utility box
August 12, 2020
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Reactor has published another small letterpress edition of Jeff Jackson’s drawings that he did during the recent Spring months of Covid lockdown.
Jeff Jackson’s Covid Life is printed in an edition of 50. Each 8.5″ X 11″ print is letterpress printed on Neenah Printable Blotter 24 pt. paper in one colour by well known Canadian letterpress printer, Neil Wismayer at his shop, Lunar Caustic Press in Toronto and bears Jeff Jackson’s personal stamp.
Covid Life is available for purchase. The price is $75.00 U.S. plus shipping. To order, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Tags: Covid, Covid Life, Jeff Jackson, Lunar Caustic Press, Prints, series
July 20, 2020
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Starting on June 20, 2020, Carolyn Gowdy is exhibiting in the Alive in Isolation group show at Aldeburgh Beach Lookout and online at Alone in the Universe. Enjoy a socially-distanced visit to the Lookout and the show through to July 14, 2020.
Tags: Carolyn Gowdy, Collage, Isolation, Reactor, Reactor Art, Show, Stay Home, Stay Safe
June 26, 2020
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Last month, Rike was part of a team hosting “How to Help the Planet” week on Instagram. Rike’s art from that week is included here
Tags: 2020, earth, Illustration, Instagram, planet, Rike, Rike Ablang
March 10, 2020
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Starting at 7pm, the Northern Contemporary Gallery is hosting Off Brand, an art show that is commentary, criticism and everything in between.
Located at 1605 Queen Street West in Toronto, the show will run until October 22, 2019.
Tags: Art Show, Gallery, Northern Contemporary, OffBrand, Reactor, Reactor Art, ReactorArt
October 17, 2019
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Bill Russell always carries a small postcard-sized watercolour pad on his vacations. Bill Grigsby suggested putting a postage stamp on each and mail them to himself. So far none have gone missing. Here are a few from Bill’s recent trip to Vancouver Island.
Tags: Bill Russell, Explore, Illustration, Illustrator, Nature, postcard, postcards, vacation, Vancouver Island, Watercolour
August 20, 2019
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Summer is slowly on its way and so here is this illustration by AlÃ«na Skarina.
Tags: AlÃ«na Skarina, Illustration, Reactor, Reactor Art, Summer
June 13, 2019
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