• Episode 22: The Cannes Film Festival and the Harley Davidson

    Paul Ygartua: the Cannes Film Festival and the Harley Davidson We’re back to the South of France today, talking about the Cannes Film Festival and Paul’s encounter with the Harley Davidson community there which led to him painting his super realistic Harley Davidson series. You’ll be surprised at how long it took him to paint...

  • Episode 21: Living in Cannes, 1990

    Paul Ygartua’s life in Cannes in the 90s Sit back and relax as we head to the French Riviera. In today’s episode, Ed talks with Joanne and Paul all about their life in Cannes. They would spend the next 8 years going back and forth between the South of France and Vancouver, spending one year...

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Episode 20: Revisiting Chemainus, 1989

The physical risks and challenges of being an artist Welcome back to Ygartua Art Chronicles after our long summer break! Our host Ed is back today with Paul and...

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Episode 19: A New Style in Québec City, 1987

Vancouver artist, Paul Ygartua, develops his own unique style on plexiglass in Québec City in 1987 We head 4000 km East today, as Paul, Joanne and kiddoes settle down...

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Episode 18: Expo 86, Part II

Paul Ygartua talks about painting the Expo 86 mural in Vancouver BC Join Ed today for Part 2 of the Expo 86 mural in Vancouver, as he chats with...

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Episode 17: Expo 86, A World United

“A World United” Expo 86 mural by Canadian artist Paul Ygartua Hard work, perseverance, unwavering optimism, relentless confidence and a series of fortunate events… is what it took to...

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Episode 16: Life in the Basque Country and Sitges, 1985

Paul and Joanne Ygartua’s year in the Basque Country, 1985 This week, Ed is travelling back to Spain once again with Paul and Joanne. But this time it’s with...

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Episode 15: Rio de Janeiro, 1984

Living and painting in Rio de Janeiro The Copacabana, the Carnival, the Amazon Natives, Pele, the favellas… Rio de Janeiro was filled with colour and inspiration. Join Paul, Joanne...

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