US progressives often look longingly to the north at the supposedly more mild-mannered country of Canada. However, according to her website, Toronto-based illustrator and political cartoonist Franke James is receiving harassment by government officials who don’t like her message and want to block her upcoming traveling exhibition in Europe. Check out her account of what’s [...]
Here’s some cute, doll-eyed portraits by Toronto-based illustrator Inkyung Choi that pay homage to the Impressionists. The singer in my band, Yoshiko, does a very disturbing impression of a beaver. We call it her ‘beaver face.’ It looks a little bit like Choi’s paintings.
Toronto-based illustrator and comic book artist Patrick Kyle definitely appeals to people who use the word “rad” a lot. His crude, counter-culture-informed images reference pop culture — heavy metal paraphernalia, the Simpsons, toys from the ’70s — as well as mystical, psychedelic, and scatological themes.