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Happy New Year!

  UPCOMING: Jonathan LeVine Gallery, 10th Anniversary Group Show, NYC,  Feb 21st 2015 Solo Ehxhibition (Selected Works), Design at Riverside – Idea Exchange, Cambridge, Ontario, July 2015 Solo Exhibition, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, NYC, November 2015GARY TAXALI 1 Wiltshire Ave, Studio 107 Toronto, Ontario CANADA M6N 2V7 (416) 651-3737 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Illustration – www.garytaxali.com Fine Art –…

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Gary Taxali Summer News & Stay Connected!

  Dear Friends and Colleagues, Canada recently passed new anti-spam legislation which means that I will need your consent in order to continue providing you news about my artwork and exhibits. Please CLICK HERE if you would like to continue receiving news about buying my artwork and other related news.   You can also opt-out…

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Waddington’s Presents its First Pop Up Exhibition: Gary Taxali / Shanti Town

Waddington’s presents its first Pop Up Exhibition: Gary Taxali: Shanti Town January 30 – February 9, 2014   For Immediate Release January 14, 2014 Toronto, ON – Waddington’s is pleased to present acclaimed Canadian artist and illustrator Gary Taxali’s Shanti Town in the first of its series of Pop Up selling exhibitions. The show runs…

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Gary Taxali Pocket Squares for Harry Rosen

  If you’re in Toronto, please join me next week on Saturday, November 2 from 4-6 pm at Harry Rosen Bloor, Canada’s leading quality men’s wear retailer, for the launch of my 5 new Italian silk pocket squares celebrating Canada and the cities of Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Calgary.  Each pocket square retails for $95…

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New Gary Taxali 2012 Holiday Coin

  I am pleased to announce the release of my new 2012 Holiday Coin for The Royal Canadian Mint! Please join me at  Onsite [at] OCAD U Gallery for a special cocktail reception preview on Thursday, October 25th from 6 – 7 pm at 230 Richmond street west.  Please RSVP to rsvp@garytaxali.com or via the…

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My NY Times Tribute to Maurice Sendak

Like so many people, I was really saddened to learn of the passing of Maurice Sendak last Tuesday.  Throughout that whole day, I thought about his brilliant work and how meaningful he was to me.  That same afternoon,  I was contacted by Aviva Michaelov at The New York Times who asked me if I would…

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My London Solo Show

36″ x 36″, Alkyd oil on wood panel For a number of months now, I’ve been pretty busy.  In fact, my catchphrase (for what seems like a longtime now) has been “I’m busy working on my show”.  Well, that show is done.  It’s finished, archived, and it’s at the gallery.  And what a gallery.  My…

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Recent Projects

It’s been a great 2012!  I’ve recently had the wonderful opportunity to work on some exciting projects and assignments. Here is some packaging art I created for “Mr. Kipling”, a brand of cakes in the UK.  This will go on their tins.  I haven’t tried their cakes yet but they look delicious.  The agency was…

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Illustration for Playboy Magazine

Her:  My husband and I did it 5 times this month –  we have lots of sex. Him:  My wife and I did it 5 times this month – we hardly have any sex. Here’s an illustration I did for the topic of  “Sexual Frequency” for Playboy and how the magic number is all relative. …

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Gary Taxali Appointed to Stamp Advisory Committee

CONTEMPORARY ARTIST, GARY TAXALI, GETS APPOINTED TO THE STAMP ADVISORY COMMITTEE Acclaimed artist gets appointed to the Canadian Stamp Advisory Committee: TORONTO, ON. – DECEMBER 6, 2011 – Internationally acclaimed contemporary visual artist and award-winning illustrator, Gary Taxali, whose work has appeared for hundreds of clients including The New York Times, Sony, Warner Brothers, gets…