Monday, April 9, 2012
Spring Market Artisan Profile: Ookieookie
Ookieookie is the work of Saskatoon-based artist, illustrator and designer, Ryan Schmidt.
Ryan studied drawing and painting at the University of Saskatchewan. His work can be found in private collections across Canada and the United States. He currently works and lives in Saskatoon with his wife, two children, a dog and a cat. When not spending time with his family he divides his time between pet portrait commissions, his own work and working as a graphic designer at Sparrowhaus, his design studio.
His products include original acrylic paintings and pet portraits, prints of original paintings and illustrations, 1¼" round handpressed buttons and cards.
Ookieookie’s pet buttons have been featured in several issues of Modern Dog Magazine and their pet portraits were featured in the Dwell.com holiday gift guide.