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Fantastic Favourites: Craig Brumwell, Frédérick Wolfe, Ronan Boyle

Let’s take a look at some of our favourite works from three different artists. Working in a range of very different styles and media, Craig, Frédérick, and Ronan have built equally enthralling artistic portfolios. 

 

Craig Brumwell

 

Craig Brumwell is a Canadian artist who has worked mainly in the media of charcoal drawing and sculptural installation, combining these two disciplines to explore the material nature of a railroad, and the tension between nature and the man-made. I’m interested to see more of what Craig has worked on in recent years!


A charcoal drawing of a railroad overgrown with plantsRail (Senaq'w), charcoal on paper

 

Frédérick Wolfe

 

Frédérick Wolfe is a Montréal-based writer who works creatively on a personal and commissioned basis. The artist has written for film and television, as well as publishing a children’s short story titled Des roches plein des poches, in collaboration with an illustrator.


An illustration for a children's bookDes roches plein des poches (illustration by Marie-Ève Tremblay)

 

Ronan Boyle

 

Ronan Boyle was born in Northern Ireland and came to Canada in the 1970s. In his current artistic practice, Ronan works in a style that draws from pop-culture and street art influences, combining media and aesthetics to create a unique and expressive figurative art style.


A mixed media artwork with figures dressed as pigsUntitled (from series Pigs)


About the author

Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. They hold a degree in Critical and Cultural Practices from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, as well as a certificate in Technical Writing from BCIT. Dallas has a passion for speaking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In their studio practice they are an illustrator and budding tattoo artist, but they consider themselves a writer foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises or their art on Instagram.

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