Walter Scott’s Trendy Wendy

wendy-1Montreal-based Walter Scott has been tabbed by the influential BlouinArt Info on a list of emerging Canadians under 30 the art world should watch.  That’s partly because of his Wendy comic, and its raging popularity.

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Wendy is an ongoing self-published comic book series, the fictional narrative of a young woman living in an urban centre, whose dreams of contemporary art stardom are perpetually derailed by the temptations of punk music, drugs, alcohol, parties, and men. (More at wendycore.tumblr.com)

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Spoiler Alert: She gets very, very drunk. She embarrasses herself. She hides in her gallery’s bathroom and attempts to eat her hands. She does not become an art star–yet. –Blouin

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Walter Scott, 27, graduated with a BFA from Concordia University in 2009. He has exhibited across North America, including the Thunder Bay Art Gallery and the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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