Emily May Rose
Toronto-based artist and illustrator Emily May Rose, renowned for her distinctive weed- smoking, pizza-loving raccoons, captivates audiences with relatable and humorous urban- themed artwork. Through murals, editorial illustrations, apparel designs, installations, and gallery exhibits, she portrays the challenges faced by urban dwellers based on her own experiences. Emily's vibrant murals adorn walls worldwide, painted during street art festivals, residencies, and commissioned projects throughout her travels. In 2016, she established Northern Contemporary, a thriving art space in Toronto's historic Parkdale Theatre building, housing an art gallery, event space, and her personal studio collective. Northern Contemporary emphasizes illustration, urban, pop art, and experimental works, hosting diverse exhibitions, events, launches, and markets.
Murals & Designs
Her work can be found in many formats including murals, editorial illustration, apparel design, installations, and gallery settings. Her murals can be found all over the world where she's painted in street art festivals, artist residencies, and other commissions during her various travels.