Celebrated artist Rod Ostamus is a very relaxed gentleman. A very patient person as well, He is local Thunder Bay Anishnawbe painter who has delighted so many people with his talent and skill.
Rod, who is a Eabametoong First Nation band member, started drawing at the age of eight. Although he never took art classes in his life, he seemed to have a knack for drawing. He started out drawing “little skidoos,” cars and trucks, and other examples of life on the First Nation such as houses. XSPEX is proud to feature his art on several goggles. See more by Vising the CHAOS and HAVOC. Portions of each sale will be donated to Rodney's favorite charities suporting dialysis and cancer research.
Kalissa is an amazing artist hailing from the great Whistler mountains. She recently created the "Peak-To-Peak Grizzly" strap for the magnetic goggle. She also creates her own art featured on her website here: @preserved.art Learn more abour Kalissa and her amazing art here: @kalissalolos
In May 2004, Pat was first named to represent Canada as a member of the Canadian Ski Team. Over 9 years, he has experienced what few people get to see and do in a lifetime. He competed in two Olympics, placed in the top 10 at two World Championships and stood on top of the podium 4 times at the Europa Cup and 4 times at the North American Cup.
Life after skiing opened many doors including marrying his sweetheart Kimberly, and raising a small flock of kids together. Graduating from Dartmouth College in 2012 with a B.A. majoring in Engineering and Studio Art giving him the confidence to move into the next stage of his professional life. He is excited to share with you his journey in the art world.
XSPEX is proud to feature his exclusive design for the FURY and CHAOS magnetic goggles.
Learn more about Pat here: www.patrickbiggsdesign.com/