Mural: A Snowy Day In the Village
Sponsorship: East Village
Address: 430 8 Ave SE
East Village is the place to be if you want to immerse yourself in culture and fun. This whimsical piece is a peek into all the adventures that are awaiting you in this area.
VANJA KRAGULJ is a Calgary-based illustrator and graphic designer specializing in work for the children's industry. She studied Visual Communications Design at the Alberta University of the Arts and has since worked in children's fashion, children's book publishing, children's products, environmental graphics and commercial illustration. Vanja is also the owner of an illustration workshop studio for children and adults. She also works alongside her husband in their graphic design studio, Shida Studio Inc., while illustrating and writing children's books on the side. Her work is bold, colourful and whimsical, and therefore appeals to both children and adults alike.
MATEUSZ NAPIERALSKI is an illustrator, art director and animator currently based between Vancouver Island and Calgary, Canada. Meteusz studied motion graphics at Ravensbourne University, and then went on to work for a number of design and animation studios in London. He currently works on projects ranging from design, illustration and animation under his multidisciplinary practice A Gust of Wind Studio. His work can be found across many platforms including online, digital products, editorials, packaging design and murals.
Photographer: Katy Whitt