Featured Artist|Josh Byer
The Cat Who Stole the Sun
acrylic and ink on paper
9” X 12”
Josh Byer is an artist residing in Vancouver, Canada. His clients & collaborators include 20th Century Fox, Armada Records, Armin van Buuren, Best Buy, Brightlight Pictures, The Canadian University Press, CBC, Gutter, ill.Gates, Interscope, Keystone Entertainment, Laidback Luke, McClelland & Stewart, MTV, NBC, New Line Cinema, Nissan, The Ottawa Citizen, R3HAB, Simon Fraser University, Southam News, Sony Entertainment, Spinnin’ Records, Staples, SyFy, Trevor Guthrie, USC, Victory Square Publications, and The Yale Record. A Juno and Journey Prize nominee, Josh is also a grant recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts. His work has won awards from the Montreal World Film Festival, the Northwestern Film Festival, the LEOs, and Kodak Canada. In the summer of 2015, Josh was awarded his first Gold record from Sony Canada.
Featured in hundreds of publications, Byer’s artwork has been exhibited in Los Angeles, Toronto, and Vancouver alongside Picasso, Dali, Matisse, and the Group of Seven. Licensed by international manufacturers such as Trademark Global, The Metaverse Corporation, and Chamton Pty, Josh’s artwork now appears on merchandise available via dozens of retailers — including Walmart, Amazon, and Art.com. Nearly 12 million viewers have visited his online galleries since 2015.
Self Portrait as a Windswept Campsite
acrylic and ink on cold press paper
12” x 18”