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Mike Chmil

Artist member since 2018

Mike Chmil is a mixed media artist from Toronto, Ontario. He explores the superfluous aspects of luxurious objects and spaces through an approach that encompasses simplicity and disorder. Chmil's work brings about spaces that are non-functioning as a result of their own excess, glorifying wealth while simultaneously condemning it. Focusing in on a society that sets praise upon the excess and has seemingly forgotten the more elementary ways of existing. 


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Who do you consider a genius?

Rodney Mullen

Favourite artist(s) right now

Thrush Holmes, Tyler Armstrong, Mark Puchala

Your favourite spot in Toronto right now

In Vintage We Trust

Favourite movie

Kids

Describe the person your work appeals to in 3 words

Manic depressive hypebeast

Favourite musical artist / band right now

Turnstile

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