The painting on the keg is a version of a piece that Kina painted in 2020, entitled "Rainbow Launch" celebrating unity and human achievement both through technology and through community. It was painted during Pride month, June 2020.
Kina Forney is a multidisciplinary artist based in Ottawa, Ontario. She received a BFA with distinction from the University of Concordia in Montreal in 2009. She is primarily a painter and illustrator with a background in animation, music, graphic design and computational arts. She has exhibited in both Canada and the United States. She enjoys capturing beauty in nature, focusing on light to create colourful canvases. Kina works both from home and from her studio, located at the Loft Art Studios in Ottawa.