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Duane and Nader on the set of the Adventure Show on CKDU

Duane On CKDU Radio Halifax

Duane interviewed by Nader Nadernejad on the Adventure Show on CKDU Radio in Halifax.

Retired Product: Woke Hat

Retired Product: Woke Hat

The last Woke Hat is gone and I'm retiring the product. The Woke Collection is intended to be ver...
Bermuda 2017

Bermuda 2017

Love, Hope and Art in Bermuda.
Woke hat embroidery detail

Awareness Is A Burden

Awareness comes with responsibilities that I don't want to shoulder sometimes. 
Duane on Revision Path

Duane Featured on The Revision Path Podcast

I had the honour of being interviewed on a podcast called Revision Path that celebrates Black designers.
Duane in The Coast

Duane's Style Tips in The Coast

Thank you to The Coast for the recent feature.
Gender Tee

Gender Tee Available at The Daily Grind

Visit them at 1479 Birmingham Street in downtown Halifax.
Art Pays Me Tee on Global Toronto

Art Pays Me Tee on Global Toronto

Our APM Geo Paint Tee made an appearance on Global Toronto in a promotion for Martk’d. 
New Product: Gender Tee

New Product: Gender Tee

I present and identify as “traditionally” male but I love that people are challenging what gender means more and more.
New Product: Woke Tee

New Product: Woke Tee

Stay woke in the summer. Get the Woke Tee.
New Stockist: The Daily Grind

New Stockist: The Daily Grind

Art Pays Me is now available at The Daily Grind on 1479 Birmingham Street in Halifax!
Portfolio Day 2017 Panel

Portfolio Day 2017 Panel

On February 18th I spoke on a panel consisting of fellow NSCAD University alumni, Mimi Fautley,...
Art Pays Bria

Art Pays Bria

Duane's first time meeting Halifax based artist Bria Miller.
NSCAD University Portfolio Day 2017

NSCAD University Portfolio Day 2017

Portfolio Day is an opportunity for prospective students and their parents to visit the campus, learn about NSCAD's programs, speak with faculty and receive feedback on their portfolios.

New Product – Fear of a Black Scotia Tee

New Product – Fear of a Black Scotia Tee

  This design is a collaboration between Art Pays Me and Field Schleep. The wording was inspired ...

Black Kings Are Magic

The Magic Project asked me to join them in a meet-up and photo-shoot to celebrate black men. I l...

Art Pays Me in Folia Montana

Mount Saint Vincent Published, Folia Montana featured a story on the, The Fabric of Our DNA fash...

Hi 2017. Bye 2016.

I used the first day of 2017 to reflect on what went well and what didn't personally and profess...
Woke Collection at Atlantic Fashion Week

Woke Collection at Atlantic Fashion Week

Inspired by social unrest, this collection celebrates creative empowerment while encouraging soci...
Woke. A Fashion Show by Art Pays Me.

Get Woke at Atlantic Fashion Week

We'll be presenting a new collection inspired by a lot of the social unrest we've seen in recent...
Do Good. Feel Good.

Do Good. Feel Good.

My friend Dave, talking about the importance of doing good as a creative professional.
Duane Named one of Halifax's 12 Must-Follow Instagrammers

Duane Named one of Halifax's 12 Must-Follow Instagrammers

Thank you to Narcity Halifax for naming me as one of 12 must-follow Instagrammers in Halifax.
Clothing for Girls and Boys

Clothing for Girls and Boys

Art Pays Me is heavily influenced by what's happening in pop culture. I use Instagram to show what I'm up to visually but I want to spend more time sharing my thoughts in written form to give you more insight into who I am and how my mind works. The first subject I want to comment on the gender bending styles of Jaden Smith and Young Thug.

APM Classic White Tee

There’s nothing like a white tee when going for the comfortable and classic look. This 100% Can...

Full Court 21 Canada Result

Full Court 21 Action captured by The Chronicle Herald   I played hard and did my thing on the ...

Full Court 21

When I heard that Full Court 21 – a basketball tournament that celebrates outdoor basketball cu...
Verena Rizg X Art Pays Me

Verena Rizg X Art Pays Me

View our collaboration with the incomparable Verena Rizg.
Be Glitterati -vs- Art Pays Me

Be Glitterati -vs- Art Pays Me

In 2006, my girlfriend (now wife) helped me found Glitterati Communications as a freelance graphic design consultancy. By 2010, I found myself wanting to have more independence than client consulting allows and was searching for a project where I had complete control. That project was Be Glitterati. Building the Be Glitterati brand has been a fun and creatively fulfilling ride, but in recent months I’ve struggled with its identity and where it should go in the future.