RIDIC’S WORLD RECAP

In September, 2022, we culminated the LaunchPad project with a solo showcase gallery in a space in downtown Toronto. I took really wanted to get as much as I could from this experience so I doubled my personal showcase as a pop-up shop also. The showcase was a multi-media medley comprising of all that makes up RIDIC’S WORLD; fashion, traditional and digital art, sculptures, books … Continue reading RIDIC’S WORLD RECAP

22.4.22

Better belated than notta huh; I turned 31. I have never been good at self-celebration, and often my introvertedness rises to the top and I go inward in times of self celebration. I just always feel weird putting my own shit onto other people, good times & the bad. So I create, the best I can atleast. I have been working at a dispensary so … Continue reading 22.4.22

VIBEarts: LaunchPad

I got offered an opportunity for a project last fall to be a part of this years cohort for the LAUNCHpad program. As a part of LAUNCHpad by VIBEarts, I got some funding to explore and execute some projects and pieces I have had in my head but not the budget to make reality. Especially in regards to my sculpting and mold-making, on the road … Continue reading VIBEarts: LaunchPad

POPculturesuicide.collection

Our latest offering in my underbellyshop is a collection of canvas art prints. They vary in size depending on the piece, and we dropped 4 pieces to start. With many more on the way. These pieces are inspired by the multiverse that is the modern age of pop-culture, genres bend and mix, generations combine and our styles and loves become timeless, the fusing of our … Continue reading POPculturesuicide.collection

Paperback Fiction: Bartley

In late October I self-published a story I wrote called Bartley. I will include the book description below along with the purchasing link. This is my second published work, but the first that is of fiction. The first of many, I hope to continue building the momentum of my work. I worked with a very talented artist on this project for the illustrations. Olivia Calver … Continue reading Paperback Fiction: Bartley

BEENDEAD: Handmade Choker Collection

Today, we have released a very limited collection of handmade chokers; BEENDEAD These chokers are made with a diverse array of beading, spanning generations and style periods. Introducing old habits to new ideas, to create a timeless fusion of calamitous elegance. BEENDEAD lives out of a box at the intersection of bad class and faded nostalgia. “Choker harder.” Batch 1 contains 6 handmade pieces which … Continue reading BEENDEAD: Handmade Choker Collection

NEW!MUSIC: No Way

I just released a brand new song; No Way. I worked with some new folks for the first time on this one, the beat and production are both brought to you by the talented team at Converging Sounds. I highly recommend you check out there long list of available beats on Youtube or reach out to them on Instagram and make some magic! Really happy … Continue reading NEW!MUSIC: No Way

AGO: Talking Back & Together

Save the date! I created a short video showcase discussing some of my inspirations, creative practice and process. You can find the event on the AGO website and it will premier on their Facebook Live on December 17th @ 11:00 AM. It will also be available on my YouTube after the premier date. December 17th @ 11:00 AM – Raised by Fiction | by Nicholas … Continue reading AGO: Talking Back & Together