Public Art: Street Mural Style

That’s one of the principals of Gyva Grafika Studio in front of a work called “Domino.”  He’s not actually stepping on concrete tablets. It’s a mural created by the design team that re-faces abandoned or deteriorating buildings in Lithuania and other parts of Europe.

Cory Trépanier: Into the Arctic

Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Living Explorers by Canadian Geographic Magazine, Cory Trépanier carries on the tradition of painting first made famous by Canada’s Group of Seven, but with the environmental concern of a contemporary artist. Trépanier’s Into the Arctic travelling exhibit showcases more than 50 oil […]

Quick Hits: Embroidery

A graduate from the Ontario College of Art and Design, Michelle Galletta started Kiriki Press after she wanted to make her niece an embroidered doll but couldn’t find a pattern anywhere. She’s a great example of how artists morph their talent into full-time businesses.