Noteworthy Media Mentions

No Sleep

In his current body of work, Mark Gagne expresses depression, anxiety and isolation. What makes his artwork unique is that he has struggled with mental illness himself and his illustrations represent his journey. After battling with depression, his work will often carry the theme of finding the light in the darkness. Among many of his albums, he shares ‘No Sleep’ which Read More...

The Trauma and Mental Health Report, York University, January 26, 2021

Weird or cute? Digital illustrators use unknown creatures to relieve pandemic anxiety

There have been many sad, frustrating, and unbearable things happening in 2020. As this year is drawing to a close, and looking back on the disturbances throughout the year, do you feel anxious, upset and sad? Mark S. Gagne also feels this way. He is a digital illustrator in Ontario, Canada . Recently, he used photography and painting to create Read More...

Kaiak, October 16, 2020


L'année 2020 est plutôt compliqué pour tout le monde, ce qui fait pas mal d'anxieux. Pour évacuer son anxiété, l'artiste Mark S. Gagne, aussi connu sous le nom de Mindmeltstudio, a décidé de mélanger personnages effrayants et prises de vues réelles. Il a imaginé que des monstres étranges se cachent dans notre vie de tous les jours. Selon lui, ces créatures Read More...

Hitek, October 6, 2020

New Art Exhibit In Peterborough Features Photos Of Abandoned Houses & Buildings In Rural Ontario

Peterborough artist Julie Douglas and Brighton artist Mark S. Gagne have teamed up for a unique photo exhibit at Ashburnham Ale House in East City for the month of November. Entitled "Chasing Shadows", it features stunning photos of abandoned buildings and spaces throughout Ontario, including  several Read More...

PTBO Canada, Nov 12, 2014

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