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PEDESTRIAN SUNDAY

Stop by August 25th to see this months featured Pedestrian Sunday artists.
Vicky To, Alexandra Tustin, and Sidney Nielsen will be out in front of
Kid Icarus selling their beautiful merch!

Sidney Nielsen is a Toronto based illustrator and screen printer.
A lover of colour her pieces reflect this. Come see her works of curiosity and whimsy.

Vicky To is a Toronto based artist that specializes in Plastic Fabrication, Printmaking, and Illustration. She’s often hidden away in a shop or studio working away on a new experiment to
combine the three specialities together.

Alexandra Tustin is a freelance illustrator & designer whose work explores analogue media, texture, and digital synthesis. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, she recently graduated with a Bachelor of Design, focused in Illustration, from OCAD University.

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PEDESTRIAN SUNDAY

Its Pedestrian Sunday! Come by this Sunday July 28th for street food and local art.
Stop by anytime between 12pm – 5:30pm!
Guest artists for July are Crafty Pawws, and Lauren Connell-Whitney.

CraftyPawws is a small DIY art works shop with a unique collection of various prints, patches, embroideries and upcycled apparel created by Lauren Eliza Boyko, a multidisciplinary, freelance artist and musician.

Lauren Connell-Whitney Grew up in Zimbabwe and moved to Canada when she was 14. She studied in New York City’s Parsons School of Design.
Always looking for adventure she never stayed in one place for too long
but eventually returned to Toronto.

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Handmade Holiday – Janice Kun

Tomorrow is our Handmade Holiday Craft Show!
20 wonderful local crafters will be at St Saint-In-The-Fields Church from 11am-6pm
selling one of a kind merch and the 1st 30 people will be getting a free Kid Icarus loot bag!

Todays feature is Toronto based illustrator Janice Kun

Janice Kun is an illustrator whose work is a distinctive multi-media blend of drawing,
collage, digital and photographic elements. These organic constructions reflect the
dynamic energy of nature, together with the lyricism of music and found street art.

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United Way X Pantone Posters

Excited to announce our involvement with United Way and Pantone on a very special project.
There’s 8 illustrations featuring the new colour designed by Pantone called “Unignorable”

FROM: UNITED WAY X PANTONE

Local issues can be easy to ignore.

Introducing Unignorable – a colour developed in partnership with the Pantone Color Institute® to help make local issues unignorable.

Because we can’t solve issues affecting our communities until we have the community’s attention.

Watch the video below to see how this colour will help highlight local issues.

For more info or to help make a difference check out : showyourlocallove.ca




“To highlight issues being ignored in our own communities UW partnered with Pantone to create one of the brightest colour in the world”

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Polaris Music Prize 2018

If you have been following our blog you are up to date on this years wonderful polaris music prize performers!
There are 10 Canadian performers matched with 10 Canadian artists to create these beautiful band posters.
This years winner is Jeremy Dutcher!

You can purchase any one of these posters at our store or online, as well as the event, happening
September 17th at The Carlu. Posters sell for $40 each.
Here is a sum up of this years Polaris Prize Artists!


BAND: Jean Michel Blais, Designed by Mathieu Larone, 5 Colour



BAND: Alvvays, Designed by Aaron Rinas, 2 Colour

 


BAND: Daniel Caesar, Designed by Matt & Clea, 1 Colour


BAND: Jeremy Dutcher, Designed by Alena Skarina 4 Colour


BAND: Pierre Kwenders, Designed by Kellen Hatanaka, 4 Colour


BAND: Hubert Lenoir, Designed by Cecile Gariepy, 5 Colour


BAND: Partner, Designed by Brandon Celi, 5 Colour


BAND: Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Designed by Dylan Darwin, 4 Colour


BAND: U.S. Girls, Designed by Mariel Rutherford, 3 Colour


BAND: Weaves, Designed by Chris Pecora, 3 Colour

 

 

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Kid Icarus Art Calendar is back for 2015!

We’re very pleased to announce a Kid Icarus Calendar for 2015! Our first since 2012, the screen printed art calender is hand printed from cover to cover, each month designed by 1 of 12 artists. The calendar is 12″ x 17″ coil bound and a limited edition of 125, pre-order yours here today!

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The 2015 contributing artists this year are:

JANUARY – Jay Dart
FEBRUARY- Rosena Fung
MARCH – Sandi Falconer
APRIL – Selena Wong
MAY – Kaley McKean
JUNE – Alec Donovan
JULY – Joren Cull
AUGUST – Emily McGratten
SEPTEMBER – Drew Shannon
OCTOBER – Michelle Galletta
NOVEMBER – Clayton Hanmer
DECEMBER- Eunice Luk

Each artist choose a month and 3 colours for their design, check out some teasers below!

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For $65 you could own 12 original hand made works of art AND know what day it is into the bargain! Available to pre-order online or buy in-store from 5th November (stock permitting!)

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New Issues Of Frankie Magazine

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Looking for a new favorite art/design/lifestyle magazine? Pick up a copy of Frankie Magazine.

frankie magazine is a national bi-monthly based in Australia, aimed at women (and men) looking for a magazine that’s as smart, funny, sarcastic, friendly, cute, rude, arty, curious and caring as they are. We cover design, art, photography, fashion, travel, music, craft, interiors and real-life stories – we aim to surprise and delight readers with every turn of our beautifully matte pages, and have a good old laugh while doing so.

Frankie magazine issue #54, #55, and #56 $18.00 each

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