The winner of the auction for the grand prize custom movie poster will be able to select from the following Metro Cinema Volunteers. Some designers are multidisciplinary artists and in those cases, the winner will be able to work with the designer to determine which of the designer’s styles they are interested in having the poster created in.
Borys Tarasenko is a multidisciplinary artist based in Edmonton, Alberta. A BFA Art & Design graduate from the University of Alberta with a focus in Painting, Borys likes creating artwork and graphics for musicians, theatre artists, and non-profit organizations. He also creates public art.
As a graphic designer and film lover, creating movie posters is a passion of Cameron’s. Designing posters for Metro Cinema lets him contribute to the City’s film community, as well as the design community. Outside of movies and design, Cameron loves exploring Edmonton, as well as playing Sports with the Edmonton Sport and Social Club.
Demmi Dupri is a stop-motion film artist and illustrator who uses an eclectic range of mediums and materials to create vivid, colourful, surreal worlds. Demmi uses repurposed and unconventional materials to show that ordinary objects can have magical lives too. She has a uniquely personal and hands-on approach to her creative process and uses her background in puppetry and improvisation to bring dreams to life.
An Edmonton-based illustrator, designer, and web strategist, JC loves digging into a new project, especially if it means creating new alternative movie posters for Metro Cinema. When he isn’t at the day job or parenting, he’s likely making something cool. 😀
Laura O’Connor is an Edmonton-based visual artist, designer, and avid cinema buff. Drawing inspiration from her infatuation with pop-culture and the urban landscape, Laura works with the mediums of fibre art, photo-illustrations, and photography to create playful and bold work.
Nick started as a volunteer poster artist almost 4 years ago with Metro Cinema and since then has started his own online shop for prints and illustrations. Bringing his love of movies and art together to create pieces that represent the films he loves.
Nisha is a student studying Philosophy and Psychology, and uses art as a creative outlet. She loves science fiction in any form, but especially how it manifests in film: there isn’t anything quite so human as exploring philosophical concepts through unknown civilizations and peculiar species, simply to better understand ourselves.