Mike Hooves is a multi-disciplinary artist working in illustration, animation, and film in Calgary, Alberta. Their work depicts human experience and narrative through various femme and non-binary figures. Mike playfully explores expression through shape, colour, and gesture to achieve active imagery that carries a sense of movement.
Artist Inspiration : “I wanted to combine the seriousness of WW2 propaganda posters with a cozy sweatpants sensibility to create a playfully heroic image. The shield design is inspired by old Canadian homes and the folk-art stylings of their gables, another way to make the image radiate homey comfort. I hope this poster is a reminder that something as seemingly mundane as staying home is an active and effective form of fighting COVID-19.”
Instagram : @mikehooves
Website : www.mikehooves.com
Shipping info: Posters will be delivered in Calgary or available for curb-side pickup at the Studio (Bay 5, 215 36th Ave NE) starting on Saturday May 9th and on May 23rd and June 6th from 1pm – 5pm. (Bay 5, 215 36th Ave NE) any questions email us at firstname.lastname@example.org