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Erin McCluskey

Erin McCluskey is an emerging artist working in Toronto. She studied Theatre in Ottawa and England before completing a Bachelor of Design in Illustration at OCAD University. She creates images that exist on paper, walls, objects, spaces, and stages. Erin enjoys using imagery as a way to explore the world. She has recently returned from a residency in Tokyo.

Artistic Statement

Drawing and painting form the backbone of Erin’s practice. She works back and forth between digital and analog, creating a conversation between these approaches resulting in new perspectives within her art. Inspired by myth and fiction, she is interested in revisiting stories and connecting them to current issues. She is particularly passionate about using art for social change. What lies underneath the decoration, the patterns, the bright colours, is her foremost concern. Some of her interests include shadow puppetry, book illustration, murals, and various types of collage.


Illustration, Graphic/Digital Art, Painting, Mixed Media

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