The Corporate+Art Initiative and Recognition Program
Collaborations with Artists shows that there is still an overwhelming appreciation for the traditional arts and that we can continue to instill awareness of the value of art in the corporate world and beyond.
The Stones graced our stage at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in 2005 for their Bigger Bang World Tour. We recreated their graphic styled tongue logo and they loved it so much they took the murals with them when they left. Awesome!
Video specialist, 'Projections by Jason J Brown' worked his magic and created a Hollywood Glam themed video as the featured highlight for Pantages's Holiday Celebrations for their hard working staff.
New Years Eve gets off to great start with a concert from Toronto's sweetheart band, Broken Social Scene. I was also a GoGo Dancer for them for that event.....So Much Fun!
Mode Events is a full service special events company, focusing on corporate and celebrity celebratory events.
A Special Event held in honor of one of Canada's great musicians, Neil Young. He had turned 50 years of age. One of props I most enjoyed constructing was a 6x8ft birthday card, skinned with a photo of Neil. The card was then signed by all at the event and shipped to Neil. He contacted the producers of the event, loved it and was deeply touched. It was thrilling moment!
Where it all started for me. I had many positions in my tenure with Liberty but best known for my time spent being an Artistic Director at The Phoenix and some of their other venues. With some of the best Artists of the time, we created a wealth of murals and set designs, unique to any environment still to this day. Good times!
I've assisted in a few promotions featuring good old Jack over the years for various companies. A photo can be found in my portofio.
The Luminato Festival is held in Toronto every summer and I had the great opportunity to paint live with Artist David K at the ROM.
Set Design for a special event featuring a member of the Pussycat Dolls. Held at what was known as The Left Bank, now Tattoo Bar.
We participated in a launch campaign featuring Mike's Hard Lemonade. We designed a grand promotional campaign that was later utilized by Mike. So proud!
The Urban Music Awards is the NO. 1 premiere R&B, HipHop, Soul and Dance Music awards ceremony in the world. The Urban Music awards ceremony is held annually in the USA, UK, France, Caribbean, and Japan.
There was seldom a year that I wasn't involved in some way with this awesome festival filled with celebrities, grand events and award winning films and talent. If it wasn't murals & decor, I was often hired to provide visual entertainment.
Smirnoff is one of the kings of marketing events because they are constantly inventing new brands or reinventing existing brands. We had the opportunity to also invent new set designs that represented their brand.
I was a runway & fitting model for Northbound for 13 years featuring street level & couture fashions. I also designed & painted a backdrop for one of their shows, fetishly named Xpose.
Branding elements for a local and successful production featuring burlesque/cabaret acts.
Artistic contributions to a fab festival centered around art and creativity. Nuit Blanche is an annual all-night or night-time arts festival.
A contribution of art and talent bookings. Fashion Cares was an annual event held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that seeks to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS, as well as raise funds for the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT). Since its inception in 1987, it, with assistance from local and national businesses, has raised over $10 million through banquets, auctions and fashion shows.
LLP are close friends and collaborators in live performance productions. I have designed & created murals, promotional materials, provided decor & constructed props, costuming accessories and stage managed for them. The show must go on!
Brand Recognition Toronto Independent Music Awards (“TIMAs”) is an annual song competition for musicians in the Province of Ontario. Now celebrating a DECADE of supporting independent music, TIMA has become the platform for independent musicians to network, attain tools for success, and be discovered.
The Liss Gallery has used my services for many events including poster design and providing talent and entertainers for a number of their high profile art events.
An extreme sports event held yearly. I spent a few years servicing this epic national sports tour with entertainment in the way of Gogo dancers.
Founded March 2010, Pitbull Events has quickly become one of the premier gay entertainment companies in Canada. With regular events in Toronto and Montreal, and upcoming expansion to the Vancouver, Edmonton / Calgary, and Halifax markets, Pitbull Events goal is to become the go-to grassroots LGBT entertainment company across Canada.
Various set design & brand recognition.
Revival Bar is one of Toronto's great entertainment venues. I am the house decorator donning the venue with seasonal ceiling decor and various events had at Revival Bar.
brand recognition mural. White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.
Brand recognition Headquartered on a 22-acre campus in Ontario and fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is the global leader in developing and providing innovations in aging and brain health.
additional set design elements accompanying the musical. Evil Dead: The Musical is a Canadian rock musical stage play based on the cult classic film series.
One of the resident set designers, mural artist and decorator for a variety of events. Since opening its doors in 1999, Fly Nightclub has hosted some of the worlds biggest and most talented DJs and performance artists, establishing itself as one of the premier dance clubs.
Mural art and decor. Although its history and décor make it ideal for cabaret-style acts, the venue hosts a wide variety of genres including rock music, classical music, comedy and circus acts.
Set design, life size foam car construction, visual entertainment services. Toronto's biggest and most famous race tour.
From the inception of this heavy duty rock band we were there. Backdrops for all concerts depicting album covers representing classic rock bands.
set design concepts
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” ~ Edgar Degas
Your commissions of hand-painted works and corporate branding greatly supports art and artists. Inclusion of the arts helps to sustain the life and longevity of this art form.
Some companies shown here were represented through Liberty Group Entertainment and any murals produced for these companies were for promotional purposes only.