Sylvia Hotel, 2019

Sylvia Hotel, 2019
Oil on canvas
25 x 25 in
Donated by the artist
Courtesy of Kurbatoff Gallery
Estimated Value: $3,800

Raised on the Prairies, Will Rafuse has since lived in Vancouver for 20 years and Montreal for 10. In 2016, he moved to Saint John, New Brunswick to become part of the city’s vibrant artist community. A graduate of Capilano University in graphic design and illustration, Rafuse later partnered with Canadian Art Prints to distribute his posters to over 50 countries. Rafuse works primarily in oils and is known for his vibrant, saturated colours and contemporary realistic depictions of nostalgic neon lights and urban landmarks. His works have been exhibited across North America and are held in collections internationally. | @willrafuse |