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An Original, Collage Painting on Studio Canvas 12 h x 16w x 7/8." The Melange Garden was created from vintage dictionary papers, street poster papers torn, ripped, adhered and sealed with a matte medium. Sides are unfinished, has hardware and plastic coated, stainless steel wire ready to hang. The frame is a reclaimed silver wood frame, collaged with some reverse collaging. When cleaning your original painting use a soft, dry cloth or feather duster.

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Artist Signature: Lower Right, THIBODEAU

Painting Reverse is signed, titled with year

Carol Ann Thibodeau aka TIEABOW® 2015
The Melange Garden, 2016

The painting is wrapped, protected, packaged in a box, insured and tracked for shipping to worldwide destinations accompanied with a Certificate of Authenticity shipped Xpresspost via Canada Post. Paintings are shipped within 1-2 business days. A signature usually is required.

Canada - next day - 2 days National
USA - 2 - 3 business days
Int'l - 4 - 7 business days

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Watching the poster guy paste posters motivated me weeks later transferring the technique onto canvas by ripping the posters and applying, overlapping with an all-purpose glue purchased from Opus Art Store. Other artists such as Picasso and Jacques Villegle inspired me with their techniques and styles of mixed media, collaging, de-collaging papers and using found objects.

It is up to an officer's discretion whether to fine or not, and some people have been issued fines up to $4500.00. Fines are $250.00 a poster and caught on the spot $478.00, in Canada. The day I removed posters a man questioned me, "Is that your job?" I responded with a freedom of expression smile, "It is now." A pole once blanketed with posters mirrored reflections of graffiti, street, canvas art to me and best removed.

Presently, any TIEABOW paintings may only be SOLD in Canada due to trademark law restrictions.


The Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Carol Ann Thibodeau

Materials used:

Matte Medium, Poster Papers, Vintage Dictionary Papers, on Studio Canvas, Unvarnished

The Melange Garden (2017)


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