Edition 06 : birdO
Since its launch in 2016, romeo’s gin has been leading numerous initiatives to democratize urban art, most recently by commissioning the largest and most unexpected mural in toronto: C-Horse, created by toronto based artist birdo, located at 148 Cumberland st., on the top floor of the Citipark Cumberland Parkade as part of Yorkville Murals.
But the story doesn’t stop there. Always with the intention to bring art where you don’t expect it, it is now on the brand new edition of romeo’s gin that you will find this unusual and colorful masterpiece
Jerry Rugg aka birdO is a multidisciplinary artist based in Toronto. While his surreal geometric animals can be found on canvas, in digital print, and installation, birdO is primarily known for his large-scale mural work on walls and buildings around the world. Jerry’s long passion for the arts, his storied experience working in film, and the skills acquired as an award winning graphic designer, have all contributed to his approach, which focuses on an acute awareness of the surface and studious preparation with regard to local culture and surroundings.