The Stylistic Illustration of Llew Mejia

Kirsten McCreaARTISTS

Llew Mejia’s bright and busy illustrations overflow with flora and fauna. Nearly psychedelic in their brilliance, his highly-detailed scenes both vibrate and sooth, reminding us of traditional Mexican embroidery.

The Freedom of Collage with Nicola Kloosterman

Kirsten McCreaINTERVIEWS

Collage artist Nicola Kloosterman

Meet Nicola Kloosterman, an analog collage artist from the Netherlands who works with found imagery. Her subjects vary from fragmented female figures and faces to landscapes, the natural world and abstracts. Made with vintage paper and textiles, her collages explore (in)visibility, perception and feminine power.

The Vintage Style of Nicola Kloosterman

Kirsten McCreaARTISTS

Collage artwork by Papirmass artist Nicola Kloosterman

Meet Nicola Kloosterman, an analog collage artist from the Netherlands who wields scissors and glue to cut her way across a range of vintage and contemporary fashion magazines, found paper, and textile samples.

Staying True to Yourself with Marissa Johnson

Kirsten McCreaINTERVIEWS

Papirmass artist Marissa Johnson

Detroit artist Marissa Johnson brings her tranquil depictions of the natural world to the next issue of Papirmass! Her calm illustrations beautifully employ pattern and maps to zero our focus in on elements of the natural world that are easily overlooked.

The Refreshing work of Jeannie Phan

Kirsten McCreaINTERVIEWS

Portrait of Toronto Artist Jeannie Phan

Jeannie Phan is a Toronto-based artist whose recognizable flat-colour illustrations with printerly textures harken back to a vintage editorial style. Check out the work of this artist/master gardener who shares green-thumbed tips from her bright, plant-filled home studio.

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.