Jarus is a Canadian-born artist and muralist who is mostly inspired by the visual human experience. Jarus has been working with communities across Canada and around the globe to produce large scale portraits for the over past eight years. Jarus’s artworks can be found within major cities around the world as well as across rural settings.

Besides, Jarus has had a notable international recognition as a contemporary muralist and figurative painter. Although he had his formal art education from art institution, he acquires in-depth knowledge of art mostly from his grandmother and the inspiration he got from other graffiti artists as well as the resources found on the Internet. Through his art, Jarus attempts to depict a story of an individual spirit that is relevant to the metabolism of the particular neighbourhood.


A combination of acrylic, latex, and aerosol paint are used by Jarus to create representations of the people whom he’s inspired throughout his travel journeys. Todays, Jarus’s works are found in the cities of Malaysia, Canada, India, Germany, Belgium, Ukraine, Australia, France, etc.

Emmanuel Jarus
(Toronto, Canada)
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