Kelsey Shwetz, an oil painter living in Montreal, explores gender roles, beauty, the sexualization of women, death, and decay. Her work transports the viewer into intimate, unfamiliar, and sometimes awkward scenarios, forcing an uncomfortable response coupled with an over-enthralling lust for more.
Laura K. McMillan, a textile artist from the west coast of Canada, combines art and science in her embroidered cells and hand-spun wool amoebas. She is developing an artistic practice that pushes textile art into a whole new realm, away from its modern craft fair affiliations.
Craig Ward has established himself as one of the most important typography designers on the scene today. Inspired by artists such as Vaughan Oliver and members of the Tomato collective, Ward strips words down and rebuilds them with a gritty and gutsy flare. He believes great design does not depend upon legibility, it’s about ripping [...]
Combining my studies in Graphic Design and traditional drawing, I made the natural progression to illustration in 2009. Inspired by artists such as Sam Weber, Jeremy Fish, the Hanuka brothers, Edward Kinsella, and Ian Francis, my work falls somewhere between semi-realism and comic. I communicate ideas through a mash up of watercolour, vector, and graphite.
The underwater world is massively overlooked, especially when it comes to fine art. That’s why I was so excited to see Austrian photographer Andreas Franke pushing for a more unconventional approach to the exhibition of his digital composites. His latest work is now showing in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, over 90ft below the [...]
If you’re not already, you should be following UK illustrator, animator, and Masters student, Robin Boyden. He may be early in his career, but he has already produced an impressive portfolio of award-winning illustrations. With his constant delivery of fresh and vibrant characters, he is quickly rising to the top.