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#BeBoldForChange this International Women's Day, and get inspired by these 19 Canadian artists

"Be bold for change" is the official theme for this year's International Women's Day, but what has that meant for you?

What you're about to see is downright nasty...in the best way possible.

Stay bold, and stay gold. Illustration by Toronto duo Allison + Cam. (Instagram/@alburda)

"Be bold for change" is the official theme for this year's International Women's Day, but what has that meant for you?

Does it mean going on strike and taking a stand against economic inequality, like what's happening with today's "A Day Without A Woman" campaign?

Maybe you donate volunteer time or money to organizations that support women.

Or maybe you spread a message of solidarity on social media.

On that front, we've collected 19 feminist illustrations by Canadian artists who are being bold on Instagram. Some work is powerful. Some is downright nasty — in the best way possible. All of it, we hope, is inspiring.

Ambivalently Yours


 

Suharu Ogawa


 

Siobhan Gallagher


 

Allison + Cam


 

Hatecopy


 

Caitlin McDonagh


 

Alisha Lucia


 

Mariel Ashlinn Kelly


 

Valery Lemay


 

Carolyn Gavin


 

Sandi Falconer


 

Amanda Etches


 

Maia Boakye


 

Karla Monterrosa 


 

Amanda DiGenova


 

Alanna Cavanagh


 

Julia Monson


 

Jo Lee


 

Tallulah Fontaine


 

Social media can be so much more than selfies and viral videos — it's increasingly becoming a scratch pad for emerging artists and other creative minds to show off their latest work. Artstagram curates the best visual talent on Instagram, helping bring a little more art into your daily feed.​

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