Ash Walani

Home/Ash Walani

About Ash Walani

Ash Walani is a Toronto based author, graphic artist and digital designer. He works as a creative director in the printing industry and is the owner of AW Creative Media. Affected by his urban surroundings, he is inspired by anything visual and artistic. Music, ethnic diversity and his own East Indian/African/Middle Eastern heritage have all influenced his art. His love of diverse culture and a life living in a truly multicultural melting pot like Canada have all served to create the artist he is.

Art and a Child’s eye

I must have been, maybe, seven years old. I was visiting the school library during the free reading time they allowed in primary school. I always loved the scent of old books and wooden shelves that was so characteristic of libraries back then. That, and the aged wisdom that came with those books. Perhaps I am an old soul, at least I always felt like one. The book was a collection of paintings by various artists. The bright Picasso on the front cover drew my attention right away. I don’t recall the name of that book, just the impact the visuals made on me. It took my young breath away. I knew it caused [...]