Who is Stella Jugen?
Stella is a Canadian Artist, born in Argentina from Portuguese and Italian roots. She was raised in Portugal and later in life she immigrated to Canada with her family. She is well known for her choice of vibrant palettes and provoking themes that reflect her sparkly personality and multi-cultural background. With a musical experience in teen-pop recordings and strong passion for the arts she is a versatile, well-rounded artist. Her creative talents include painting, illustrating, urban sketching, photography, videography, fashion and accessories design. Stella was the founder and Creative Director of 17 Designs for twenty years, an award winning graphic design and websites company rooted in Mississauga that later moved to Oakville. For the last two years, Stella has taken the position of Artistic Director for MDC Media Group, a multimedia company that encompasses a weekly newspaper, monthly and quarterly magazines, music production, TV and Radio. She is the cartoonist for the Milénio Stadium Portuguese newspaper and she produces and hosts a weekly TV show titled “Stella’s Studio” on Camões TV. Her need to include music in her life is expressed as a jazz vocalist with the quartet Jazz Plazma. She was nominated for the following awards: Mississauga Marty’s in the emerging fashion category, the Waterfront Award in the Arts and Culture category, and recently she was nominated for the Mississauga Music Award in the Best Local Promoter category.
What Does She Do?
Stella works with all mediums in an eclectic and diverse style. Many of her recent and most popular pieces are pop-art full of colour and emotion. Her origins began with pencil, ink, and airbrush, but quickly progressed to oil and acrylic paints. Recently, Stella has been printing her artwork on textiles and experimenting with applications on wearable items. Stella's designed clutch leather purses are made in Canada with their unique hand painted motifs.
Where Can You See Stella's Work?
All her collection of work is available today until October 30, 2021 at PAZAN GALLERY located in Port Credit, Mississauga at 6B Brant Avenue.
If you are looking for contemporary art created locally in Mississauga or the GTA, then come to the largest art gallery in Port Credit. We are open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am - 4 pm.
Call in advance to book an appointment to visit the gallery 905-278-1374