Wednesday, July 23, 2008

is the upcoming show/art party at ArtMichael Gallery
579 Gerrard St. E. Unit 3

Open to the public August 15, 2008 5pm - 1am.
Other viewing times are by appointment only.

Drop on in for a quick hello,
Or stay a while for a drink and a smoke.
Vote for your favorite piece before you say goodbye,
Feel free to come with a suit and tie.

18+ or with adult accompaniment,
I don't want to get into trouble so I should note:
This isn't a family affair with the X-Rated art,
But do come with an open mind and open heart.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008


1. My helmet was a hit. If you scroll far down
enough on this blog, it will mention something
about a helmet show. Unfourtunately, I don't
have a picture of the back of it. It depicts two
stories simultaneously where in one story the
guy dies due to a head injury accident, and in
the other story, the same guy gets saved by
his helmet and goes to the funeral of the guy
in the other story. Anyway, the owner of it is
going on a five day biking trip out in Banff, so
get ready for cross Canada tour! I also recently
received a comission for another helmet.

2. I got accepted into the Queen West Art Crawl
on September 13 - 14, more on that later.

3. Yesterday I received a peculiar phone call from
the Art Junction Festival saying my cannibal pieces
were inappropriate for it because there are going
to be a lot of kids there, but they encouraged me
to re-submit some family friendly stuff. So I'm
hoping my new stuff will suffice. Maybe I should
check in with the picture rating association and
designate some movie ratings for these spicy pics...


4. Due to the growing sucess and popularity of
ArtMichael Gallery, our resident curator/director,
John Barry has announced his decision to stay for
another term. Rumor has it AMG activity will be
in full swing for the upcoming show titled,
TRANSPOSE, exact date TBD. Word on the street
is that the organization plans to improve its
services as the top notch art gallery in Toronto
by designating smoking zones along with smoke free
zones and a publication/catalogue outlining the
history of the AMG along with a brief report on
the mysterious Pablo Jueves. So keep your eyes
on the look out!

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


ArtMichael Gallery presents:

579 Gerrard Street East
Unit 3
Saturday, July 19, 2008

With ArtMichael's portrait of The Great Saint, Saint Art
Mike, gracing our flyer, the show's going to have to live up
to overwhelming awesome expectation.


So I've been awarded with this year's
ArtMichael Gallery Represented Artist Of
The Year Award. What an honor, well I
couldn't have done it without the help of all
of the ArtMichael Gallery artists and patrons.
So thanks everyone for your support! Many
thanks and shout outs to everyone!

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

The City At Dusk

It's taken me over a month to finish this painting, the
hardest part was getting the tiny people in it.
One of my favorite things to do when I get off work when
the sun is setting is to come home and sit on my balcony.
I live on the sixth floor of an apartment on a fairly busy
street and from my balcony you can see the sky turn
orange, then pink, then purple, then blue, then black. It's
like watching a candle go out in slow motion. The outcasts
of the city come out of their hiding places where they can
find safety in the dark and everyone else retreats back
home from a busy work day. If you sit there long enough
and observe closely, sometimes you can spot a vampire
stumbling onto the street with their eyes just opened,
or a werewolf about to transform.