Tag: Mixed media

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 […]

28/150: Joyce Wieland – The Feminist

The legendary Joyce Wieland (1931-1998) was a mixed-media artist, experimental filmmaker and Canadian nationalist whose feminist art made use of sewing, knitting, rug hooking and embroidery. She had a powerful influence on modernist art, and her 1971 retrospective at the National Gallery of Canada was the first ever for a woman artist.