Artist Jason Dussault's mosaic of Justin Trudeau will be unveiled at Kimoto Gallery

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      Justin Trudeau's face has been broadcast around the world since his Liberal party won a majority on October 19.

      But the new prime minister has never been seen in mosaic tiles—until now.

      Artist Jason Dussault just emailed the Straight his latest work, which will be exhibited at the Kimoto Gallery (1525 West 6th Avenue) as part of its Winter WonderWalls exhibition.

      "Justin Trudeau is Canada’s 23rd prime minister, but in my opinion, he's the first to capture the attention of the world right out the gate," Dussault said in a news release. "Prime Minister Trudeau, shines bright and prismatic in a field of beige counterparts.”

      Gallery director Katsumi Kimoto noted that Dussault's work continues a 4,000-year tradition.

      "His pieces are especially stunning in person, where you can investigate his trademark process and style, while also picking up details like the glints of diamond dust in the grout, the glossiness of the tile and the amazing texture throughout the piece," Kimoto stated in the news release.

      Dussault lives in Vancouver and New York, where his work has been displayed at the Hoerle-Guggenheim Gallery.

      Jason Dussault's mosaic works are garnering attention in Vancouver and New York City.

      Earlier this year, Telus commissioned Dussault to work with 500 volunteers to create a 12-metre by four-metre mural of a character he named Barker the Evergreen. It was designed as a tribute to Vancouver's year-round recreational opportunities.

      The Winter WonderWalls exhibition will also include work by Michael Soltis, Kevin Boyle, David Wilson, and other artists.

      The show will open at 2 p.m. on December 12 to coincide with the South Granville Galleries' "Deck the Walls" art walk. It will continue until January 16.

      Kevin Boyle's Danceland will also be at the Kimoto Gallery.