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J Walters

I curate visual arts under The Art Junkie banner

Erin Armstrong – Unique Distortion

Erin Armstrong is a figurative painter on the rise, identified by Saatchi Art in 2014 as one of the world’s 20 emerging artists to watch. Represented by Toronto’s Bau-Xi Gallery, known to have an eye for identifying talent, Armstrong opens a solo show there March 7.

Raku Inoue: Flower Creatures

Yes, trust your eyes. That’s a tiger, made from flowers, by the ever inventive Montreal artist and designer Raku Inoue.  A previous Art Junkie post on Inoue showcased his use of Polymer clay to make 3D designs.  This time, he uses flowers to create tigers, owls, beetles and […]

The “Wild Things” Cow

Renowned children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak created this tabletop cow, illustrated with figures from his Where the Wild Things Are.  It was done as part of an international public art exhibit, the Cow Parade staged in New York, Chicago and Zurich.  Although he was invited to decorate […]