29.03.11 by Jeff

Jonathan Zawada

Drawings by Jonathan Zawada.

artist jonathan zawada drawings

artist jonathan zawada drawings

artist jonathan zawada drawings

artist jonathan zawada drawings

artist jonathan zawada drawings

artist jonathan zawada drawings

artist jonathan zawada drawings

artist jonathan zawada drawings

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • http://heyitsalexp.com heyitsAlexP

    The attention to detail and space-age subject matter remind me of Rosenquist, even though these are b+w.

  • Riley
    • craig

      totally reminded me of robert longo. but i’m not sure if it reminded me of it in a good way. regardless nice hand skills . ..

      • tubby

        After a quick amount of research, (looking at the 2 artist sites) you can see the dates of the exhibitions where these works first appeared – Jonathan Zawada 2008, Robert Longo 2009. Blogs tend to take a little while to catch up on the latest works… If Longo’s were posted before Zawada’s, doesn’t mean his were first.

      • http://hookandlinemag.com keba

        blame it on the collective unconcious

  • http://kfmgallery.com Kristin Forbes-Mullane

    gorgeous work, I love how he mixes elements

  • http://ggno.blogspot.com GGNO

    makes me feel i need to practice more drawing!

  • http://alois.carbonmade.com/ Maciel

    Hey hey! Mario Galaxy FTW!

  • Lea

    M.C. Escher lost in space :)


      LOVE this comment!!! sums up the work here perfectly ^^,

  • http://squirrels20@gmail.com ben

    yeah, definitely a lot of great stuff going on here. A couple of these, however, aren’t given room to breath on their own, outside of the Longo comparison.

  • oceanchild

    i love the use of the helmet as a source of reflection. very cool.

  • http://www.iamcaty.com Caty

    cool stuff :]

  • Urrrica

    The last one just knocked my conceptual cock back in on itself. Nice!

  • Ben

    The picture that appeared to be a bunzi tree with the streak really fit the picture well

  • Pingback: jonathan zawada | mind on a wire()

28.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: j.frede


Beautifully combined images in this series by Los Angeles-based artist j.frede. Made with seemingly banal landscape photographs purchased at flea markets and arranged into a single scene, these collages effectively merge different times and places together, creating entirely new landscapes. The gorgeous framing is really makes this simple idea quite striking. More images from Fiction Landscapes below.

Read More

28.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Soupcans “Siamese Brutality”


You won’t see images being moved by hand and an exacto knife done as entertainingly as this! Check out Montreal-based filmmaker/miniaturist Winston Hacking’s “paperteering” skills at work in the video for Toronto punk band Soupcans’ track “Siamese Brutality” below!

Read More

28.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Ákos Major


Gorgeous skylines and cityscapes by Hungarian photographer Ákos Major. More images from his series “Urbanesque” below!

Read More

28.11.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: “Life is a Dance” by Sebastian Linda

lifeisadance1 lifeisadance2 lifeisadance3

Incredible energy in the filming/editing of this dance video by artist/filmmaker Sebastian Linda. Visual style is very similar to Leonardo Dalessandri’s “Watchtower of Turkey” (featured here) but I’d say it’s a much better fit with this type of content. Check out “Life is a Dance” below!

Read More

27.11.15 by Jeff

#TheCreatorClass x Canon Presents: #SHOOTITYOURSELF


#SHOOTITYOURSELF, a new video series by #TheCreatorClass and Canon, features some of Instagram’s most popular photographers sharing some insights into how they create their signature images. In this episode, Dylan Furst (@fursty) explores some of the beautiful trails in Vancouver’s backyard.

Watch the video below!

Read More