Profiles

galleries and artists to be featured

Artful Vision | Karina Isabelle

The rising popularity of silk-screening makes it very likely that you have come across Karina Isabelle's shirts at some point. Setting herself apart from the current industry trends, she creates playful and relatable illustrations aimed at making people smile. "I measure my artworks’ success on the fact that people are excited enough to not only purchase them but to wear them proudly," explains the young artist and business owner. But let's take things back a little, success doesn't happen over night.

Music Profile | Jean-Michel Blais and CFCF

Though currently quite hyped across both contemporary and classical scenes, it was really just over a year ago that Montreal-based pianist Jean-Michel Blais was playing for an audience of one. That is, unless you counted a few roommates and neighbours that could sense him gracefully stretch his fingers across his apartment's old upright in the early a.m. hours, some more willing to hear this than others.

Artful Vision | Marin Blanc

"Creation is a cycle, just like agriculture. You sow, you reap, you sell. But you can't do all at once! It's the same for creation. You can't promote while creating; the objectives aren't the same.

Taku Obata: When Two Different Worlds Become One

“To battle somebody, to fight somebody, it’s not about doing something for yourself. Everyone has to understand what’s you’re doing.” – Mr.

Artful Vision | Alex Chamberlin

"There's no time like the present."

Artist Spotlight: Danièle Dennis

Facing Expectations: Art Activism In An Era Of Tumult

Artful Vision | Sylvain Granier

For some, receiving a camera as a birthday gift is significant, but nonetheless still "just" a gift. For Sylvain Granier, Montreal-based photographer operating under the brand name Partywithsylvain, it was the jumpstart to his now day-to-day life. Granier's digital print of his professional career has taken a greater importance over the last three years, rounding up an endless amount of shots and busy shoot nights.

Artful Vision | Valaska

"Красотаспасетмир"('Beauty will

Artful Vision | Pascale Marinier

"There's always a learning curve, where you've got to learn what your subject is all about." -

Artful Vision | Antoine TAVA

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen. - Ralph Marston

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