About David Bastedo - Canadian Multi-Disciplinary Artist, Photographer, Storyteller & Creative Technologist

David Bastedo is a Canadian Multi-Disciplinary Artist, Photographer, Storyteller & Creative Technologist

David Bastedo is a Canadian Multi-Disciplinary Artist, Photographer, Storyteller & Creative Technologist based in Kingston, ON.

CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF THE TRAGICALLY HIP AND MORE

Throughout his career, David has created captivating content for a diverse range of clients. For 12 years, he captured the essence of Canada’s iconic band, The Tragically Hip, producing evocative still and motion images both on and off stage. His work includes memorable events such as the Man Machine Poem Tour and Gord Downie’s tour for The Secret Path. David’s striking images have gained international recognition in print, merchandise, and media and are available as limited edition, fine art photographs.

Embracing Creative Exploration and Self-Discovery Through Painting

Driven by a passion for self-discovery and creative exploration, David has embraced various artistic mediums throughout his life. In his youth, he experimented with painting and photography before dedicating several decades to digital marketing. Amid the pandemic, David reignited his love for painting, finding solace in the tactile aspects of art and deepening his connection to the physical world. Through painting, he delves into emotions using gestures, colours, and textures, starting with a specific emotion and colour that evolves as layers of paint mirror his mood. Each piece is deemed complete when it evokes happiness or alleviates emotional turmoil.

Art as a Reflection of Experience, Emotion, and Environment

David’s artwork serves as a powerful testament to his experiences, emotions, and environment, inspiring others to pursue their passions. His creations offer emotional release while reflecting his personality and interests, showcasing his ongoing artistic growth and the ever-changing nature of creativity. Drawing inspiration from a myriad of sources such as memories, emotions, colours, textures, and techniques, David emphasizes the importance of the tangible presence of his art. In doing so, he captures the essence of his evolving artistic journey and the transformative power of creative expression.

Events, Shows & Work

ART PARTY Pop-Up

ART PARTY Pop-Up

Join us for an exclusive ART PARTY Pop-Up in the heart of Downtown Kingston – May 09 – May 12.
77 Princess Street (2nd Floor), Kingston, ON

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BASTEDO BAGS ARE UNIQUE AND FUNCTIONAL ARTWORK.

Introducing Bastedo Bags

Introducing Bastedo Bags Bastedo Bags are Unique and Functional Artwork. Painted and handmade with love by me, David Bastedo. Environmentally friendly. I use up-cycled materials

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Who the F@#K is David Bastedo - Kingston Magazine

Kingston Magazine

We talk to Multi-Disciplinary Artist David Bastedo about moving to Kingston and dig into his passions and what inspires him.

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ART PARTY Pop-Up

ART PARTY Pop-Up

Join us for an exclusive ART PARTY Pop-Up in the heart of Downtown Kingston – May 09 – May 12.
77 Princess Street (2nd Floor), Kingston, ON

Read More »
BASTEDO BAGS ARE UNIQUE AND FUNCTIONAL ARTWORK.

Introducing Bastedo Bags

Introducing Bastedo Bags Bastedo Bags are Unique and Functional Artwork. Painted and handmade with love by me, David Bastedo. Environmentally friendly. I use up-cycled materials

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Who the F@#K is David Bastedo - Kingston Magazine

Kingston Magazine

We talk to Multi-Disciplinary Artist David Bastedo about moving to Kingston and dig into his passions and what inspires him.

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