Interviews

Awesome interviews with artists discussing their work, process, and inspiration. We love to hear from you, so feel free to contact us!

Tessa Hulls

Driven by an unrelenting need to discover what lies around the next corner, globe-trotting artist Tessa Hulls revels in her sweet unrest. Read More...

Dadu Shin

Concept is king in the beautifully understated and inventive work of New York-based illustrator Dadu Shin. There’s a master logic at play in every one of Dadu Shin’s meticulously constructed illustrations. Entire worlds are created to serve the idea that drives the image. Read More...

Pope Hats

Ethan Rilly returns to the story of Frances Scarland with the second installment of Pope Hats. When the first issue of Pope Hats made the rounds in 2008, in the form of a mini comic that Ethan Rilly self-published, it grabbed a lot of attention as a remarkable debut work, snagging the Doug Wright award for Best Emerging Talent. Read More...

Michael DeForge

Reading a Michael DeForge comic is an experience made up of equal parts euphoria and nightmare. Toronto-based artist Michael DeForge makes comics that seem to funnel the whole of comics history though the byzantine conduit of his imagination, anxieties, fears, dreams and desires. His stories are at once touching and terrifying, intensified by the dripping, dizzying eye-candy goo of his idiosyncratic drawing style. We caught up with Michael to find out what’s next for the immensely talented and prolific artist. Read More...

Jake Pauls

From metaphysical pondering to a grounded love of nature, Jake Paul’s art probes the far corners of science and myth. Read More...

Nick Sheehy

Severed snake tails, speech bubble constellations, and troubadour birds populate the alchemical dreams of UK-based artist Nick Sheehy. Read More...

Julie Moon

Toronto sculptural artist Julie Moon discusses the nature of all things “Pretty, Strange” on the eve of her new show at Narwhal Art Projects. Read More...

1200 Posters

On the 12th of every month for a year, 1200 Posters is releasing a limited-edition print (100) by an up-and-coming, young artist, speaking to the power of community, collaboration, and conversation. We caught up with the good people at Big New Ideas to learn more about the 1200 Posters project. Read More...

Chris Kuzma

The many visual worlds created by Chris Kuzma are as varied as they are strange. The Toronto artist is as likely to be found exhibiting his painted works in galleries, as making editorial illustrations for magazines, self publishing comics, or curating anthologies with his co-collaborators in the art collective Wowee Zonk. Read More...

Andrew R. Bailey

There’s a sinister logic to the games found within the many-layered, multifaceted prints by Toronto-based artist Andrew Remington Bailey. Drawing on the visual language of comics, video games, and science-fiction, Andrew creates a maze where he confronts his shadow self. Read More...

Sean Lewis

The true stories and dark motivations of American history’s most notorious outlaws are the subjects of the latest series of illustration by Toronto illustrator Sean Lewis. From Black Bart to Pablo Escobar, the portraits are fascinatingly ambivalent in their treatment of these grim characters. Read More...