The Synthwave Series is collection of digital artwork inspired by experiences growing up as a youth in the 1980s. These cultural spaces were free of parental control and rich with creativity and experimentation.
These 9 x 14 artworks rebuild existing spaces in the built environment -using digital photo editting, google maps, and digital photography. All prints are available for sale in acrylic media.
'M o v i e N i g h t s'
Wales Theatre is an iconic theatre in a small Alberta town. In 1986 the playing of "Back to The Future" and "E.T." saw line-ups around the corner -a rare sighting in this quiet little town.
'A r c a d e N i g h t s'
Filled with video games, pinball machines, and three large pool tables, Mike's Arcade was a cultural center for adolescents in a small Alberta town in the 1980s.
'R e d S q u a r e R e n e g a d e s'
Inspired by the early days when "skateboarding was a crime" these small public squares became hotbeds for punk kids experimenting with the new sport.
'K i n g o f t h e H i l l s' (
"The hills" was inspired by the network of dirt trails and jumps made by kids to escape the urban environment. These remote meeting places were filled with fun and laughter.