A collection of personal illustrations. Each piece is a combination of both traditional medium as well as digital.
A series of illustration depicting the hidden tragedies of certain everyday luxuries. The illustration explores themes of animal exploitation, extinction, child labor, sweatshops, unregulated fur procedures, amongst many other tragedies. The series of work simply asks the audience to take a moment to realize the long trail of events and all the lives affected to bring a single luxury as simple as a cup of coffee to their desk every morning.
This illustration contrasts the formal and education driven childhood versus the ones of child miners.
Loving Sushi To Death
The extinction of Bluefin Tuna due to the popularity and demand for sushi.
Illustration regarding the cruel cosmetic testing on animals in the pursuit of personal beauty products.
Coca Vs. Coffea
Illustration depicting a coffee farmer choosing between farming cocaine or coffee plants, due to the low trading prices, despite coffee being a multi million dollar industry.
Fashion's Best Friend
Fur from many fur garments are unregulated, some are even lost pets.
Addressing sweatshop labor used to manufacture luxury clothing.
Dying For Diamonds
Issue of blood diamonds to feed the demand.
Something Borrowed, Something New, Something Deep Blue
Illustration regarding shark finning for soups as a popular choice at weddings.
Hands Out, Rubber In
References the Force Publique, demand for rubber, and the tragedy to fill that quota for King Leopold II.
Photography Credit : Jessica Mac
This project called for a CD case design for the band “Heartless”. The members wanted illustrations that would compliment the sound, voice, and messages of their work.
This project consisted of creating a book cover illustration for a reissued version of the Palliser Expedition in the perspective of Peter Erasmus, one of Palliser's guide and interpreter.
Illustration for a themed gallery show at XPACE Cultural Centre.
The Tsound of Music
A black & white illustration for U of T's "The Newspaper”. The project consisted of creating a single illustration for an article on Tsoundcheck, which is a more affordable alternative for young audiences interested in the symphony.