About

Michael Zaharuk

michael@michaelzaharuk.com

416 – 538-7410

Education

Graduated in 1992 from the Ontario College of Art (now OCAD University), selected courses at York University.

Illustration, Selected Credit List:

The Washington Post, Greenpeace Canada, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Toronto Star, Alberta Venture Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Ryerson Review, The Globe and Mail, Now Magazine, Eye Weekly, Alberta Venture Magazine, Exclaim Magazine, Advisors Edge Magazine, Benefits Canada Magazine, Money Sense Magazine, The Progressive, New York Magazine, University of California Magazine, The Houston Press, Governing magazine, Fast Forward Magazine, Jaffe and Partners, Seed Gives Life

Film/ Television, Selected Credit List:

Member: Directors Guild of Canada, Art Department

Storyboarding/ Illustration

Hot Zone, In The Dark, Frankie Drake, Anne, Murdoch Mysteries, Reign, Hannibal, Against the Wild, Salem Falls, The Firm, Murdoch Mysteries, The Bridge, Covert Affairs, Fallen Angel, Angela’s Eyes, Mutant X, Blue Murder, The Gospel of John, Adventure Inc, Soul Food, TBWA: Advertising Agency, Brand Technologies: Advertising Agency

Member: IATSE 873

Scenic Art

Rocky Horror Picture Show (Asst. Key Scenic), Pixels, Suicide Squad, Pompeii, Poltergeist, Saw (Two, Three)

Graphic Novels – Book Illustration/ Design

American Progressives, A Graphic Novel: Currently in progress.

William Morris Graphic Novel: Promo

52 Weeks, The Complete Relationship Book For Women
52 Weeks, The Complete Relationship Book For Men

Children’s Book Illustration/ Design

Pasta Again?, Roti Again?, Souvlaki Again?, Pierogi Again?: Once in A Life Time Books

Political Cartoons

Currently syndicated by Artizans Entertainment and The Union Art Service.

Art Direction: Film/ Television, Selected Credit List:

Member: Directors Guild of Canada, Art Department

Impulse, television series, 2017: 2nd Assistant Art Director, Graphic Designer Guidance, web television series, 2013: Art Director, Graphic Designer.

Teaching

Currently teaching Illustrative Activism at the Ontario College of Art and Design University.

Teaching Illustration, Drawing and Storyboarding at George Brown College: School of Design.

Selected Art Exhibitions

Punch Lines: Solo show, September 6 – September 23, 2018, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, Canada

The Art of Politics: Group show, Aug 2017, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair: July 2017, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada

Drawing The Left: Group show, May 2017, A Different Booklist, Toronto, Canada

Hot Air: Solo show, March 6 – March 19, 2017, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Politburo: Solo show, February 22 – March 19, 2011, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

Members group exhibition: January 26 – February 20, 2011, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

Members group exhibition: January 26 – February 20, 2010, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

Art 09: 2009 June, Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

The Recession Proof Art Exhibition: 2008 November, group exhibition, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, Canada