Through the Lens of Lauren Tepfer

Kirsten McCreaARTISTS

Papirmass Artist Photographer Lauren Tepfer

Lauren Tepfer’s atmospheric photographs focus on suburbia, capturing nostalgia moments and lending a decidedly intense flare to an otherwise banal landscape. They are proof positive that held in the right hands, a camera has the power to transform, rather than merely record, its surroundings.

The Creative Process of Karolin Schnoor

Kirsten McCreaINTERVIEWS

Papirmass artist Karolin Schnoor

Karolin Schnoor is a German illustrator living in London whose bold, elegant work is informed by simple organic shapes and the screen-printing process. Get to know her better in this interview.

New Beginnings with Mike Ellis

Kirsten McCreaINTERVIEWS

Toronto artist Mike Ellis is the next artist for the Papirmass art of the month subscription box

Mike Ellis’s bold, spot-colour illustrations have a mid-century feel that is pleasingly both nostalgic and contemporary. Read our exclusive interview with him here.

Flora and Fauna with Agathe Singer

Kirsten McCreaINTERVIEWS

Parisian illustrator Agathe Singer in her studio.

Meet Agathe Singer, a Parisian illustrator whose wonderful art is replete with birds, flowers, and other creatures. See more of her beautiful non-naturalist paintings here.

2/edition Art Book Fair

Kirsten McCreaNEWS

This weekend in Toronto, we will be sharing a table with Paper Pusher at the 2/edition Art Book Fair. Featuring an exciting array of local and international artists and publishers, this fair is an excellent place to get your hands on some rare and wonderful publications.

The Comical Stylings of Hiller Goodspeed

Kirsten McCreaARTISTS

illustration by artist Hiller Goodspeed

Hiller Goodspeed uses artwork as a way to express everyday thoughts and daydreams. His comical works are touching and sincere – a rare blend of comedy and thoughtfulness that we really appreciate.

The Vibrant Vintage Art of Boyoun Kim

Kirsten McCreaARTISTS

Boyoun Kim is a Korean illustrator currently based in New York City whose images consistently feel drawn from the past, but carry a contemporary vibrance. We love her pairing of vintage tones and old printmaking effects with modern subject matter, and we’re sure you will too.

The Powerful Portraits of Nyssa Sharp

Kirsten McCreaARTISTS

Nyssa Sharp creates stunningly powerful portraits that focus on the expression of the inner female attitude and dialogue. See a full gallery of her work here.

Colourful Expression with Jess Phoenix

Kirsten McCreaINTERVIEWS

Portrait of Papirmass July featured artist Jess Phoenix

Jess Phoenix’s stunning floral work is an exploration of colour relationships, imaginary bouquets, and contrasting palettes. Based on the West Coast, she illustrates, designs gift products, and creates exceptional pattern designs.