Rodolphe Töpffer

Our next Artist You Need To Know is more historical, but in this ongoing series we like to range into many different eras and arenas. Rodolphe Töpffer (1799 – 1846) was a Swiss author, teacher, painter, cartoonist, and caricaturist: Töpffer illustrated books such as...

Sue Coe

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Sue Coe. Her works are unique, viscerally memorable, and she has been described as ‘an activist whose art is a blend of visual journalism, social protest, and propaganda.’ (from here) In many ways, Coe is a successor to...

Otis Tamasauskas

Our latest Artist You Need To Know is Otis Tamasauskas. He is a Master Printer, who was born in Terschenreuth, Germany in a displaced persons camp in 1947, following his parents’ flight from Lithuania after the Russian communist occupation in the period right after...

Walter Bachinski

Our next Artist You Need To Know is Walter Bachinski. Born in 1939 in Ottawa, Bachinski worked with the artist Frederick Hagan at OCA (Ontario College of Art) which he graduated from in 1959 and later obtained a Master’s Degree at the University of Iowa...

George Walker

Our latest Artist You Need To Know is George Walker: he’s a Canadian artist and writer best known for his wood engravings and hand printed fine press book works. Internationally acclaimed author Neil Gaiman, with whom Walker has collaborated, has stated that...