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

Connecting X, Y and Z with multidisciplinary artist Paul Byron
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Connecting X, Y and Z with multidisciplinary artist Paul Byron

Last week, I had the pleasure of grabbing a coffee with multi-disciplinary artist and art therapist Paul Byron. As always, when I pick artists’ brains, I asked a thousand and one questions resulting in a stirring conversation about Toronto culture, creative thinking and the interaction of art and community. Read more below! Tell us about … Continue reading