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Meet Sean Chappell – Altekrea Artist Spotlight

Sean Chappell | Company: Sean Chappell Fine Art & Illustration + Kit Daven Fantastical and surrealistic sights are the centre of Sean Chappell’s vibrant creations. Each of Sean’s pieces comes alive with elements of the human and animal world giving

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Special Guest: Hugh Rookwood, Freelance Artist Extrordinaire

All artists are self-made successes, but there are a wide variety of career paths. Some choose to settle down with a company that they work well with. Others choose to remain freelance and strike out on their own or with

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Play With New Forms of Expression! Host Sean Chappell

Sunday’s programming at Altekrea is going to be jam-packed. Today we’re focusing on an hour long art workshop lead by a brilliant artist and supporter of the festival. He’s bringing a wide variety of artistic tools for you to play

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Meet Catherine Dallaire – Altekrea Artist Spotlight

Catherine Dallaire | Company: Catherine Dallaire Metis Art “… if two different art styles can work together in harmony, so too can we find a way for different cultures and nature and technology to meet peacefully with each other.”  

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Live Tattoo @ Altekrea With Nivek

We’re thrilled to be bringing in Nivek from Kitchener Tattoo to do live tattooing this year at Altekrea. Nivek will be a part of our new Binders and Bricks section that will feature urban, tattoo and graffiti art, streetwear and

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MISHKA, And All The Celebrities Who Wear It

So if you’ve been following our activity, you’ll know that we’re bringing an epic special guest to Altekrea 2016– Greg Rivera, co-founder of MISHKA. He’s half the brains behind a global clothing brand that gets a lot more celebrity love than

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Meet Becka Kinzie – Altekrea Artist Spotlight

Becka Kinzie | Company: The Becka Comics Meet Becka Kinzie! She is a webcomic artist that creates online comics with original storylines and vibrant illustrations. Follow the story of a group of friends as they venture into a mysterious lot on

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Application Deadline September 30 to Showcase Art in the Jazz Room

A fantastic opportunity for our local artists, and perhaps our artists from out of town as well! The Jazz Room is one of Kitchener-Waterloo’s more popular locations, featuring great music in a really cool place. Check it out!

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Twilight Rabbit Creations by Jessican Clayman

Jessica has been illustrating and making various crafts for several years. She is a multi-crafter as you will see during the G33k Art Show when she brings her plethora of art pieces to display. Some of the things you can

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Oh My Geekness

For the past two years Jess Firsoff has been running her business ohmygeekness and has been to many conventions and shows to display her very unique pieces of G33K art. Jess has a different take on using pop culture as

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