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Stella Jurgen’s artwork on Wearable Therapy-Tokii apparel.

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Stella-Jurgen-Perspective Condos-Natural Perspective-Commission-webStella-Jurgen-Perspective-Condos-Painting-Natural-Perspective-Collection-Fontenay-web2 Stella-Jurgen-Perspective-Condos-Painting-Natural-Perspective-Collection-The-Blues-web-2Stella-Jurgen-Perspective-Condos-Painting-Natural-Perspective-Collection-web  Stella-Jurgen-Perspective-Condos-Painting-Natural-Perspective-Collection-Coffee-Beat-webCommissioned artwork for Perspective Condo public spaces located in Etobicoke, Ontario Canada.  This development was built by Pianosi Development Corporation in 2015.  Below are samples of the paintings featuring the condominium artistic elements.  The “Natural Perspective” collection of 5 paintings are 4ft x 6ft in size acrylic on canvas.

Stella-Jurgen-Painting-Natural Perspective-Snow-Perspective Condos-4-webStella Jurgen - featured “Event Live Painter” for the Toronto Luxury Chocolate Show 2016. Available for Corporate Events, Trade Shows, Themed Parties, Fashion Shows, Fundraising events and more.  Book Stella Jurgen and the Jazz Band to sing and paint at the same time, then auction the painting.  Contact Stella for an estimate.


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Stella-Jurgen-ArtBattle-AB426-Burlington-Sep-27-2016-webParticipant at the Art Battle AB426 at the Art Gallery of Burlington, Ontario, Canada on September 27, 2016.


“Millennia” – 6ft x 4ft oil, on canvas painting that celebrates the freedom of women and how women became the product of society.

Stella Jurgen-Millennia 4ftx6ft“Speechless in London” – oil on canvas 2ft x 5ft and work in progress of “Zebra in Chicago” – oil on canvas 2ft x 5ft.  Stella-Jurgen-Speechless-London-Zebra-Chicago

Stella Jurgen-Pianosit-Perspectives-FINAL-Dec15-2014-trioStella Jurgen was commissioned by Pianosi Development Corporation to paint a 4ft x 6ft canvas featuring their new condominium “Perspective” being built at Islington and Eglinton area, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Participant at Art Battle 285, that took place at the Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada on May 26, 2015.  A 20 minute painting challenge with 12 artists competing for the position of Regional Representant.  “Spread My Wings” was the creation sold to an art collector in Toronto, which inspired the artist to paint “Kiss My Tail” which sold to an art collector in Oakville.  These two 18″ x 24″ acrylic paintings are now part of the collection “Birds of Prey”.



Oil painting of Yellow Stone National Park caldera in Wyoming, U.S.A.

Stella Jurgen designed the Sculptural Signage for “Perspective”, a residential condominium located in 25 Fontenay Court (Scarlett and Eglinton), Etobicoke, Ontario, built by Pianosi Development Corporation.  The art pieces were produced by Christopher Banfalvi, Dark Genesis Corporation.  All pieces were created in stainless steel with incorporated aluminum plaques.

Stella-Jurgen-Chris-Banfalvi-Perspective-Sculptural-Signage-Sep-15-2016-webStella Jurgen is the founder of 17 Designs, a graphic design and websites company established in 1998 originally in Mississauga and moved to Oakville, Ontario, Canada in 2006. Recipient of the 2001 Emerging Business Award from the Mississauga Business Enterprise Centre (MBEC), this vibrant design studio serves clients mainly in the Halton, Peel and GTA areas.  Besides her busy schedule, Stella never forgot her roots and passion in life – oil painting and drawing.  This page is dedicated to her artwork, which, in between the many photo shoots, package designs and press approvals, she always finds time to grab her brushes and prepare custom paintings for clients, friends and her own pleasure.


Urban sketch of Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

As soon as one enters the office at 17 Designs and sees Stella’s art displayed so openly on every wall, there is little doubt that she is a talented, fresh and versatile artist.  Expressing passion and the grace of the female form is what motivates Stella in her artwork, paintings and even her music.

Raised in Portugal and a student of “Escola Nacional das Belas Artes” (National School of Fine Arts) in Lisbon, Stella has acquired a worldly knowledge when it comes to artistic development combined with an ease and confidence that people adore.


With many exhibitions under her belt, her passion for painting never ceases as there is always at least one painting under development on an easel.  Below are some samples of her work that have been exhibited in Toronto, Mississauga, Oakville and abroad.stella-jurgen

Below is a collection of illustrations created specifically for Crystal and Board Nail Files.  Each illustration represents a profession and it can be used for special events give-a-ways, promotional items, fundraisers, etc. Our local manufacturer can produce them a variety of materials and quantities.  If you require a custom illustration for your promotional item, please contact Stella Jurgen.


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The-Cats-Meow-Illustration-Collection-Stella-Jurgen-webThe Cat’s Meow Ink Illustration Collection by Stella Jurgen for “The Cat’s Meow Cafe” in Elora, Ontario, Canada, come for a coffee and see the originals on the walls.


Stella-Jurgen-Fashion-sketches-2mediumFashion Sketches by Stella Jurgen

25-de-Abril,-Lisboa-Ser-Mulher-Stella-Jurgen-web“25 de Abril, Lisboa” Ink and Watercolour 18″ x 18″ illustration with original poem “Ser Mulher” by Stella Jurgen.  Work donated to Abrigo Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Sold to an art collector in Toronto, 100% of the sale goes directly to help women and children victims of domestic abuse in the Portuguese Community in Toronto.

Portugal-Stella-Jurgen-webPortugal – 24″ x 24″ acrylic on canvas by Stella Jurgen.  Work donated to Abrigo Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Raffled to a lucky winner!  Proceeds go directly to help women and children victims of domestic abuse in the Portuguese Community in Toronto.


“Baila Portugal” (above) – Oil on Canvas 2ft x 3ft -  Collection of 4 Dancers – SOLD


Stella-Jurgen-Paris-and-LondonFull paintings size (Above artwork):  2ft x 5ft – Not for sale.



“Millennia” -  Oil on Canvas 4ft x 6ft.  Not for sale.


“Alacasandra” - Oil on Canvas 2ft x 3ft.  Not for sale.


“Gemini” - Oil on Canvas 3ft x 2ft – For sale, please inquire.


“Flirting Paloma” - Oil on Canvas 3ft x 2ft – Not for sale.


“Viva Las Vegas” Monica and Louise – Oil on Canvas 18″ x 18″ – For sale, please inquire.


“Cat’n the Hat” - Oil on Canvas 2ft x 3ft – Not for sale.


“Oakville Marine” and “Portimão” - Oil on Board 19.5″ x 17″ – For sale, please inquire.

Stella-Jurgen-Chalk-Drawings“Figures in Chalk” – Chalk on Paper



Pencil sketch of the Moscow Piano Quartet during concert at the Centro Cultural de Cascais, Cascais, Portugal.  This illustration was used for the quartet’s CD package launched in December 2012.  Package design sponsored by 17 Designs.



Urban sketches of Rua da Bica (left) and Arco da Rua Augusta, Lisbon, Portugal during the Urban Sketchers Symposium 2011.


Pencil sketch of Praça 5 de Outubro, Cascais, Portugal


Ink sketch of Chicago Bridge, Illinois, U.S.A.


Ink and watercolour sketch of the view of Aria Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.


Ink and watercolour sketch of the Rathaus, Munich, Germany, August 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of Romerberg, Frankfurt, Germany, August 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of the Wurzburg Platz, Germany, August 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of Festung Marienberg Fortress, Wurzburg, Germany, August 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of Hofbrau Munchen Biergarten, Munich, Germany, August 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of Gasthof Drangoner, Peiting, Germany, August 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of Salzburg, Austria, August 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of Salzburg, Austria, August 2013


Ink sketch of Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. December 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of the view from the window inside the Bell in Hand bar facing Marshall Street, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. December 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of detail inside the U.S.S. Constitution Ship, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. December 2013


Ink and watercolour sketch of the view from the Boston Sail Loft Restaurant, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. December 2013



Ink and watercolour sketch of The Cellar Pub & Grill, Elora, Ontario, Canada. June 2014


Ink and watercolour sketch of the Benares House Historic Museum, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. July 2014


Ink sketch of The 7 Restaurant, 216 Lakeshore Rd. East, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. August, 2014

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Ink and watercolour sketches of the Port Credit Light House and 10 Restaurant Wine & Bar, 139 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.


Ink sketch of the Snug Harbour Seafood Bar And Grill, 4 Stavebank Rd S, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. September, 2014


Ink and watercolour sketch commissioned by the resident of this home located in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.


Ink and watercolour sketches commissioned by a relative of the owners of these homes located in Quebec, and Nova Scotia, Canada.


Ink and watercolour sketch of “Classics on the Square”  2nd Annual Mississauga Classic Car Club Show.  Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Posters for various performances of Jazz Plazma featuring Stella Jurgen.



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