L u c k y B r e a k

My friend Karin and I are turning her front window into a little gallery for a few weeks. I’m making some little sculptures out of wood and plasticine.

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L u c k y   B r e a k
17.11.13 – 07.12.13
6943 Casgrain, Montreal

TRYS is pleased to present L u c k y   B r e a k, a solo exhibition of sculptural work from Jeff Kulak.

On display in a street-level window frame, clunky geometric forms, polychromatic surfaces and plasticine figures pit playfulness and joy against uncertainty and despair.

Jeff Kulak is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Montreal.
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A vernissage will be held Sunday, November 17 at 4pm. Note that this is an outdoor event, so please dress warm. Hot beverages and snacks will be provided.

This will be the inaugural exhibit by TRYS, a cultural production group facilitating art in itinerant spaces.
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Clear Through

15 Drawings / On the internet for 15 Days

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ねむたいロボット

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With the help of a few generous friends, ROBOT FEELS SLEEPY is now available in four languages.

French: ROBOT EST FATIGUÉ
Swedish: ROBOT KÄNNER SIG SÖMNIG
and Japanese: ねむたいロボット
in addition to the original English edition.

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Thank you to Zoë, Caroline, Shie, Christine, Emma and Susanna for help with the translation process.

Also! The English edition has won a second place Alcuin Citation for excellence in book design in the children’s category. The book is the only self-published winner and will be included as part of a series of exhibitions on Canadian book design. The show will tour internationally, including stops at the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs and the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. The National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa will also host the show this coming December. For a full list of exhibition spaces and dates see this list.

Please contact me if you are interested in purchasing a copy – $20 including shipping anywhere.

 

Artist Trading Cards

ATC-May-18-2013

– — ✧✦ A R T I S T – ✦ – T R A D I N G – ✦ – C A R D S ✦✧ — –

❯❯❯ F u n & E a s y ! ❮❮❮

♫ Make some art on a 2.5 ✕ 3.5″ card and trade with yer friends. ♫

✔ Saturday, May 18 ❤ 3:00 ➝ 5:00 ✔

If you’d like to participate please drop me an e-mail and I can give the location details.

✦ www.artist-trading-cards.ch ✦

 

Things to See!

Ok! Site is up and there are some (new + old) things to look at.

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Robot Feels Sleepy

Self published colouring book written in collaboration with Patryk Stasieczek.

Available for purchase

✱ 2nd Place in Children’s category | 2012 Alcuin Society book design awards

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You may have noticed I’ve been a bit dictatorial about where you can colour; no colouring outside the lines! But; this means that even those of us with limited motor skills can mash away with a crayon and enjoy pleasing results.

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French, Japanese, and Swedish editions.

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Learn to Speak

 2nd Place in Reference category (series) | 2011 Alcuin Society book design awards

Complete Series

That’s a total of 384 fully designed and illustrated pages. Phew!

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Learn to Speak Fashion

By Laura deCarufel | Published by Owl Kids.

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Learn to Speak Dance

By Anne-Marie Williams | Published by Owl Kids.

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Learn to Speak Music

By John Crossingham | Published by Owl Kids.

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Woodcutter

Jacket design for a double volume of Don Hannah’s The Woodcutter and The Cave Painter. Published by Playwrights Canada Press.

Quill & Quire | Books of the Year 2013, Designer’s Choice

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String & Tape

Exhibition January 2015 at Artist Proof gallery in Calgary, AB.

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Screenprints · Editions of 6

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Screenprints · Edition of 5

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Giclée Prints

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Process

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Installation shots at Artist Proof courtesy of Pamela McWilliams

Ursa Minor

Identity for clothing line Ursa Minor.

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Images courtesy of Elizabeth Hudson · Ursa Minor