Over the last few years your work has gotten more refined. In earlier work you constructed more dioramas often involving painted graphics and adornments. The elements in your work over time have become more focused and concise. Was this a process you actively pursued or was it just a natural progression? I think it came about … Continue reading An Interview With Sculpture Artist Elizabeth McGrath

Chris Sickels is the creative force behind Red Nose Studio. His work has appearing in advertising, magazines, newspapers, and animation. Chris’s first children’s book was titled “The Look Book” and was followed by “Here Comes The Garbage Barge” and “The Beginner’s Guide to Running Away From Home”. “The Secret Subway” is due to be released … Continue reading Sculptor Chris Sickels’ Favorite Things

Pablo Aravena is a Montreal based artist. In addition being a street art curator, he is also interested in exploring the multiple dimensions of urban culture through fiction and documentary filmmaking. In 1997, he graduated from Concordia University’s Film Production Program. He has held various positions as a freelancer in the film and television industry … Continue reading Pablo Aravena’s Favorite Things

You post a lot of in-progress photos of your paintings online. As a viewer, it’s really interesting to watch as a painting comes together. Although not every artist would grant so much access. How do you see it? As I was first learning oil painting, trying to understand it, I was hungry to unlock the … Continue reading An Interview with Painter Chris Mars

Person (living) I was never one who was going to have kids, and that stayed with me up until my 30’s Then one day I wanted them and now I have 3 daughters. My oldest is 3 and my twin daughters are 14 months. I am so inspired by all of them but mainly my … Continue reading P-Jay Fidler’s Favorite Things

Person (living) Yuri Norstein is a Russian animator famous for his shorts The Hedgehog in the Fog and Tale of Tales. He has been working on the same short, a version of Gogol’s The Overcoat for at least the last 20 years.  The Hedgehog in the Fog is everybody’s favorite, and has some great stuff … Continue reading Animator Tess Martin’s Favorite Things

Kevin Titzer is a sculptor of fantastically intricate wood and metal figures that inhabit a cobbled together world of Dodo chariots, macabre dentistry, and archaic flight machines. Most of his sculptures have darkly comic undertones with either madly smiling or apathetic faces. His incredibly highly individualized work seems as if it could be from any … Continue reading An Interview with Sculptor Kevin Titzer

Photo: Marielle Quesney Jean Labourdette (better know by some as Turf One) is an artist who lives and works in Montreal. He’s a painter and sometimes filmmaker with his wife Marielle Quesney. Recently the camera was turned on him by fellow artist & filmmaker Pablo Aravena. The result is the short documentary titled “Shining Darkness: … Continue reading An Interview with Montréal’s Jean Labourdette

By Kevin Titzer James Kerr is a busy man. In addition to keeping up with his very funny and prolific blog Scorpion Dagger, James has collaborated on flip book machines, created News Toons for Vice and is now dipping his toe into augmented reality. He may have a few more things in the wings, but he’s … Continue reading Conversation with James Kerr AKA Scorpion Dagger