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2021 Road Works Artists

Parklet Artists

Created in partnership with the City of Calgary Parks

Syd The Artiste X J. Broz

Syd The Artiste, also known as Sydonne Warren, and J. Broz (Jessica Broz) are both Contemporary Canadian Visual Artists specializing in large-scale expressive painting. Both women began their self-taught art journeys in 2013.

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JD Warkentin (@bogartist) paints one of the BUMP2021 Road Works parklets

JD War

JD War is a self-taught artist originally from Winnipeg MB who now calls Calgary AB home. He would describe his style of creating as ‘spontaneous yet technical.’

Barrier Artists

Created in partnership with the City of Calgary Roads

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Abigail Osness

Abigail is BUMP’s youngest participant ever! She graduates from John G Diefenbaker High School this spring,and plans to attend the Alberta University of the Arts. Her artwork is influenced by nature and is often presented through the use of limited colour palettes.

Billie Rae Busby

Billie Rae Busby is a contemporary visual artist who creates abstract paintings of the Canadian landscape. She uses a precise hard-edge technique and colour theory to reinvent her surroundings. Her paintings evoke wonder and possibility by depicting mood, memory, movement and time.

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Brieanne Mikuska x Lola Saik

Brieanne and Lola are the dynamic duo behind five of our Road Works barriers. Get familiar and witness the collision of their wildly-different styles!

Helen Young

Helen Young is a multidisciplinary artist residing in Moh’kíns’tsis (Calgary, Alberta). In her current practice, Helen uses sculpture, drawing, painting, and sound composition to explore ideas of self and the world around her.

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Josh Creighton

Focusing on geometric designs composed of hard-edge shapes and dynamic color palettes, Josh Creighton’s work aims to lead the viewer to a new perspective of looking at their surroundings and how those surroundings affect them.

Mike Hooves

Mike Hooves is a prairie artist working in illustration, animation, and film in Calgary, Alberta. Mike uses shape language, saturated colour, and gestural linework to create playful and engaging imagery that acknowledges queer aesthetics and signifiers.

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Ryan Fairweather

Ryan M. Thunder Fairweather is a Calgary-based artist going by the tag Strawberry Milk, a name that personifies his supercute approach to character design.

Stephen Ferris

Stephen Ferris is a Calgary-based artist. He is completely self-taught and did not begin his creative journey until the age of 27. His work shares with the viewer a peek into his imaginative, other-worldly perspectives and allows them to dive into his inter-dimensional thought, soul, and spirit.

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Road Works Locations

Bump Road Works 2021 Logo

 Road Works Barriers

 Road Works Container Parklets