Willy Reddick speaks of her traditional (and non-traditional) painting and cold connection metal work as it relates to her self-imposed, lifelong challenge of extracting a living from her insatiable need to make things.
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BY OSCAR BARRETO
@ VOL 9
ON OCT 12, 2012
Presented by the collective Populardelujo, Oscar Barreto is one of the few hand-painted signs craftsmen left in our digital era. With great courage and self-confidence, Oscar not only charmed the entire audience with his colorful stories, but also awarded us with an unexpected interpretation of a popular tune in his recorder.
Hand-Painted Signs in the 21st Century
BY DOUGIE KERR
@ VOL 27
ON NOV 05, 2013
Dougie Kerr is considered a Toronto legend, and he has been painting signs since the 60s. When he first moved to Canada in the 70s, his first job was painting totem poles. He is now one of the two only sign-makers at Honest Ed's, the most iconic department store in Toronto. He does a variety of in-store signage, sometimes producing 40-50 hand-painted signs a day.
Little Maine Sculptures
BY LEITH MACDONALD
@ VOL 1
ON SEP 21, 2015
"Created from driftwood collected over time, mixed with carved toys I made for my son with my grandfather’s tools, I feel like a kid having fun again.”
Leith MacDonald spent six summers and a winter working on Monhegan. Years after moving off the island, Monhegan has resurfaced like a great whale in Leith’s art making practice. In "Little Maine Sculptures" from PechaKucha Night Monhegan Vol. 1, MacDonald explains how these pieces are inspired by years of memories and dreams of a place with which long ago he fell in love.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, November 12th, 2015.
Wouldn't It Be Funny If
BY KEEGAN STEELE
@ VOL 33
ON FEB 22, 2018
Visual artist, illustrator, and musician Keegan Steele produces two comic strips. Stressed which appears in the Uniter and My Son My Son What Have You Done, which appears in the Manitoban. In his musicial endeavors in the Principal Lyricists and Yes We Missed It, he strives to make his music more poignant and thought-provoking in contrast to the humor in which he presents through his artwork.
Nine out of ten times the thought that begins his diversified creative process always starts with – "wouldn’t it be funny if ..."