Monday, January 5, 2015

Victor Bosson – January 2015 – Artist of the Month

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Bada Boom 2014 Digital Montage
Victor Bosson graduated with honours from The Alberta College of Art (Calgary) in 1974. Since that time he has been designing, drawing, painting, sculpting, animating, and creating illustrations for children's books and gallery exhibitions. In 1983 Bosson was one of Victoria’s first artists to embrace the computer as a sophisticated tool to create important works of art and since 1996 he has worked exclusively in the world of electronic arts.

Victor, a Life Time member of The Island Illustrators Society, has illustrated two children’s books by author Laura Langston. The Magic Ear and The Fox’s Kettle have both been awarded Alcuin Design Awards for Victor’s book design. The Fox’s Kettle was short listed top five books for children in Canada and nominated in 1998 for Canada’s highest honour The Governor General’s Award for Bosson’s delightful illustrations in The Fox’s Kettle.

Victor Bosson loves to tell visual stories and create characters that travel through time and face the challenges and pleasures of life on earth or elsewhere.

Over the years Bosson’s digital montages often feature;
1) satire
2) mid century advertising
3) androids and robots
4) time warps
5) the folklore of Japan
6) unusual characters and situations

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The Vixen 1998 digital painting from The Fox's Kettle eBook.
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The Artists Model, Staying in Shape 2008 Digital Montage

Visit Victor Bosson’s online art stores
Victor’s award winning children’s books are now available in eBooks through
Crow Cottage Publishing,

1 comment:

  1. I am a big fan of Vic's work. His very dry and obtuse sense of humour is quite fascinating, and his slick use of technology to produce his images is phenomenal.