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Artist "Vermibus" Dissolves Advertisements to Create His Art


Vermibus' artwork
Here's yet another approach to creativity that is sure to inspire you: this artist (known as Vermibus) removes the poster ads from their cases and dissolves the images with chemicals. The idea of destructive methods as a way of creating art have long been embraced but these pieces take on a slick painterly look that stands on it's own. They look so painterly and gorgeous back in their shiney cases that it's easy to forget that they are created by way of destruction!

Detail of Vermibus' artwork, showing dissolved paint
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Artist in residence Rebecca Chaperon

Rebecca Chaperon is our Artist-in-Residence

With a compulsion to create unique visual stories, her paintings often follow the thread of a heroine's misadventures through a surreal landscape.

She's had the pleasure of teaching at Langara College and given community workshops on painting techniques with an emphasis on watercolour, oil and acrylic. She is a board member at the Grunt gallery.

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Website: thechaperon.ca

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