Canadian artist Winnie Truong knows a thing or two about good hair. Her wildly popular illustrations depict all sorts of characters being guarded, hiding out of fear and even showing off their impressive hairstyles. Using just crayon pencil on paper, Truong creates surreal images that both capture the imagination and enlighten us. Who knew hair […]
Canadian artist Sarah Anne Johnson created these works after a residency on a double masted schooner in the Arctic Circle. The artist says: ‘After such an experience, one can’t help speculating about the impact we have on this planet’.
Maskull Lasserre is a Canadian artist who sculpts anatomical forms into everyday objects, such as teeth in a wooden frame or a human spine into an axe handle. The effects are both humourous and macabre, which happen to be two of my favourite effects.
I found this excellent David Bowie doll in the general store at The Drake Hotel in Toronto (which is also one of my favourite places to play at) and I had to grab it. I subsequently found out that it is one of many created by Canadian artist Suzie Smith and she’s created a whole […]
I write about a lot of various artists who work in all sorts of media and styles, but at the end of the day, super intricate, gothy stuff like the work of Austrian-born, Canada-based artist Otto Rapp is what really gives me an art boner.
Like a latter day Keith Haring, Canadian artist Luke Ramsey fills walls, public spaces, various objects, and pieces of paper with impossibly intricate and busy drawings that reveal more detail the longer one looks. There’s more spacial depth in his work than the iconic 80s artist, and rather than redefining the surfaces he works on, Ramsey creates little narratives with awesomely weird characters and landscapes.