Juxtapoz // Friday, June 01, 2012
March 2012 cover artist, Andrew Schoultz, and past featured artist and collaborator on our Detroit project, Richard Colman, both opened bodies of new work in Destroyers at Cooper Cole in Toronto. We showed you a preview of Schoultz' mural this past week, and now we have looks at all the paintings in the show. Destroyers is the first time the San Francisco-based artists have shown in Canada.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Built illegally in the woods of Whistler on British Columbia’s government land, The Hemloft is a wonderfully designed egg-shaped tree house built by Former Canadian software developer and current carpenter, Joel Allen.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Sam Weber was born in Alaska, and grew up in Deep River Ontario, Canada. After attending the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary, he moved to New York to pursue illustration and attend graduate school at The School of Visual Arts. "Pearl Fisher" is part of an ongoing series painted on acrylic and watercolor and finished digitally.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 09, 2012
We just saw this video, Sleeping Betty, by Claude Cloutier, posted by the National Film Board of Canada. Drawn in India ink, this animation video sets the "Perrault classic in Claude Cloutier’s disjointed, anachronistic and playful universe."
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 29, 2012
Gary Taxali was born in Chandigarh, India in 1968. A year later, he and his family immigrated to Toronto, Canada. The encouragement of his parents led Gary to take art classes as a child which eventually led him to pursue an art education.
Juxtapoz // Friday, December 23, 2011
Marcel Dzama's brilliantly unique and witty watercolor illustrations have been a long time favorite of mine, and staple of inspiration in my own illustration practice. Marcel Dzama (born 1974 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New York. His work has been exhibited internationally, in particular his ink and watercolor drawings, which illustrate strange pale and slender characters with a sense of vintage nostalgia.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Jessica Fortner is an illustrator from Toronto, Canada, focusing on editorial, advertising and children’s illustration. She works in both traditional and digital media.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 30, 2011
Imagine heading ouver to the water cooler and catching a glimpse of a skull carved into the side of the cabinet? Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre is carving human and animal skeletons into various wood pieces, mostly things that humans use or sit on.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 28, 2011
Winnipeg-based fine artist, Neil Farber, has a solo exhibition, Slugging, currently showing at Edward Thorp Gallery in NYC. We personally have been fans of Farber's work since he was a founding member of The Royal Art Lodge, an artist collective based in Winnipeg with Michael Dumontier and Marcel Dzama.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 17, 2011
We were longtime fans of the Royal Art Lodge, a collective from Winnipeg that consisted of Marcel Dzama, Michael Dumontier, and Neil Farber. We even profiled their work in Feb 2007. Now we are very much into the wit, humor, and strong conceptual paintings of the second incarnation of Royal Art Lodge, Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber Ltd. A portfolio after the jump . . .