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ARIES 27° at 416 Gallery
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ARIES 27° at 416 Gallery

I’m so happy to announce that last weekend saw, hand in hand with the first signs of spring in Toronto, the opening launch of my first official gallery exhibition which took place at 416 Gallery on April 17th. I named the group art show ARIES 27° after the Sabian symbol of April 17th. Why? Because the phrase that corresponds to Aries … Continue reading

Giles Monette: Curation, creation and cultural change
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Giles Monette: Curation, creation and cultural change

Some time ago, I sat down with multidisciplinary creative and all-around entrepeneur Giles Monette to pick his brain on everything art, design, photography and production related. Based in Toronto, his projects range from curating monthly group exhibitions to screen-printing posters and t-shirts to designing t-shirts in collaboration with local artists. I got his take on the cultural scene … Continue reading

Ness Lee’s world of sticky sweet illustrations
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Ness Lee’s world of sticky sweet illustrations

Last week, I had the absolute pleasure of visiting a bright and colourful smorgasbord of pink mountains and tutu-donning sumo wrestlers- also known as the home studio of Ness Lee, Toronto-based artist, illustrator and graphic designer. I first stumbled across her work last summer during the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (TOAE) and it was love at first … Continue reading

SoTeeOh: Redefining street photography and the importance of play
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SoTeeOh: Redefining street photography and the importance of play

Not long ago I had the chance to grab a coffee and go on a mini photo walk with Toronto born urban photographer SoTeeOh to chat about his creative drive and inspirations. The artist’s street photography is a symmetrical fusion of everything metropolis: architecture, design, music and fashion. Redefining the candid style, SoTeeOh accentuates his spontaneous … Continue reading

FLIPS BSC: From crayon-scribbled walls to blunt goddesses
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FLIPS BSC: From crayon-scribbled walls to blunt goddesses

Last week, talented photographer and good friend of mine Juan Angel made me an offer I couldn’t refuse: to invade renown urban artist and designer FLIPS‘ home studio for a collaborative interview and photo shoot. Experienced in everything from graphic design to graffiti, FLIPS has taken over Toronto with his art: on stickers, on canvas, on walls, … Continue reading

Death by booty and cartoons with illustrator Michelle LeFade
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Death by booty and cartoons with illustrator Michelle LeFade

Michelle LeFade is a Toronto cartoonist, illustrator, graphic designer, you name it. Renown for her signature female characters, Michelle’s art oozes of sensuality, empowerment and sexy female presence. I invaded her home studio not long ago and we had a stirring conversation about her art, influences and the exposure of personal experience. Read more below! … Continue reading

Wayvy Baby: Toronto’s newest streetwear collection
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Wayvy Baby: Toronto’s newest streetwear collection

After last weekend’s launch party, I met up with Wayvy Baby founder and director Andrea Flores at 416 Gallery and had an inspiring conversation about her artistic influences, the foundation of a dream team and keeping it wayvy. Read below! What triggered the initial inspiration behind the line? It started as a tag. I stickered all over the city and all … Continue reading