Jay Soule creates silkscreen-printed clothing with politically-charged pop art
By Rhiannon Johnson, CBC News, Dec 16, 2017
Multimedia artist Jay Soule, who uses the pseudonym Chippewar, has just opened a store front, studio and tattoo parlour all in one in Toronto.
The shop, Chippewar Nation on Queen Street West, is lined with Soule’s paintings as well as silkscreen-printed clothing that re-purposes the images from his paintings. Read the rest of this entry
‘It’s 100 per cent about being honest about history.’
by , August 24, 2017
The artwork of Jay Soule, a.k.a Chippewar, can be found in conventional art galleries — but also painted on concrete, stuck to lamp posts and tattooed on people’s skin.
This summer, Soule, from the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Ont., has a new grassroots sticker project taking on the faces that adorn Canadian currency — a timely campaign, as monuments of problematic historical figures are being questioned both in Canada and south of the border. Read the rest of this entry