Communication Arts Illustration Annual
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Communication Arts Illustration Annual

I just received the good news today that 2 of my pieces were accepted into the Communication Arts Illustration Annual! This juried competition receives the most entries out of any professional illustration competition, so to get recognized is quite the honour.  This year, they received just under 4000 entries from all over the world, and…

Art for Chef Keller Wins Society of Illustrators Award
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Art for Chef Keller Wins Society of Illustrators Award

A short while ago, I was commissioned to create artwork for the amazing Chef Thomas Keller, who runs the famous 3 Michelin star restaurant The French Laundry in the Napa Valley.  Anthony Bourdain called his restaurant, “the best restaurant in the world…period.” The artwork was created for Chef Keller’s publication, Finesse for an upcoming issue….

Award from The Society of Illustrators
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Award from The Society of Illustrators

Last year, I created a poster for Artscape (a not-for-profit urban development organization in Toronto that provides spaces for artists) for their annual fundraiser.  I am pleased to announce this poster has won a Society Of Illustrators​ award!  The opening reception is this Friday, January 8th in NYC. This artwork is now available as a…

Thank You, 2015
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Thank You, 2015

2015 was an enlightening year for me. I credit that to meditation. I had 2 solo shows, including a retrospective. The output of work was immense but it opened up a lot of new things about what I want to say with my work and where I want to take it. 2015 is the year…

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Sweet 16!

  Happy New Year! UPCOMING: Lazarides Gallery – 10th Anniversary Group Show – London, UK – Feb 11, 2016 Wanrooij Gallery – Solo Exhibition  – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – TBA GARY TAXALI 1 Wiltshire Ave, Studio 107 Toronto, Ontario CANADA M6N 2V7 (416) 651-3737 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Illustration – www.garytaxali.com Fine Art – www.taxali.com Online Shop:  www.garytaxali.com/shop/…

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo’s Christmas Poster
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Aimee Mann and Ted Leo’s Christmas Poster

I am very pleased to have been asked by Aimee Mann and Ted Leo to do the poster for their annual Christmas Show once again. Aimee’s Christmas Show is a holiday tradition, featuring a mixture of Christmas classics, original music, comedy sketches, and over the years many terrific guests have made appearances.  Previous guests include Fred…

Harry Rosen Launches New Collection with Canadian Artist Gary Taxali
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Harry Rosen Launches New Collection with Canadian Artist Gary Taxali

  PUT ART IN YOUR POCKET   Harry Rosen collaborates with acclaimed artist Gary Taxali to celebrate the “Art of Flirtation” (October 28, 2014) – Harry Rosen introduced a sophomore collection of five special-edition pocket squares designed by Canadian artist Gary Taxali. The 100% silk pocket squares are now available in Harry Rosen stores across…