ArtsBeat: Art Of Bugs


You can’t help but marvel at the idea of personalizing a vehicle to this extent, and admittedly, I’m a wee bit jealous. But car leases being what they are, my vehicle will have to be returned with no bugs attached. The Art of Bugs van is a fixture in midtown Toronto, and I’ve been catching glimpses of it for years. It’s owned by Albino Carreira, whose wonderful work began, following rehabilitation from a very serious accident. While he can no longer work, Albino has managed to channel his energy into embellishing both his car and home, which has proven to be a very fulfilling pastime, judging by the results. Suddenly, the pergola in my backyard is looking rather boring, and could probably use a bug or two to help it along.













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20 responses to “ArtsBeat: Art Of Bugs

  1. So interesting! I have never seen anything like that before. Would be great to see it in person too.

  2. Fantastic! That’s going on my bucket list!

  3. Can you imagine turning in your leased vehicle with all those bugs on it? Great Post!

  4. Look at all those coins! So cool.

  5. organized31

    How impressive! My 10-year old son would love to see all this fun art in person.

  6. This looks like a 10 year old’s bedroom shelf.
    Who needs expensive remodeling for their cars? I’m doing this!

  7. The car is a little creepy and very cool at the same time. The decorative work on the house reminds me of a fountain adorned with sea shells at the Residenz Palace in Munich, Germany.

  8. I have nominated your blog for three awards.It is a small sign of recognition for your excellent blog –

  9. Hey there! Thanks for linking up such a great post. Stop by again next week and link up another awesome project!

    Have a wonderful week!

  10. Anonymous

    just saw this car drive by on st clair w… so weird and funny!

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