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November 25, 2013 | Author: webSman

A studio Visit with Richard Kehl

Seattle is home to many wonderful artists and writers and in today’s Miroir we would like to highlight two people who form an essential part of this region’s artistic community. Iskra Johnson is a restless, experimental artist who works with many media including powdered pigment, watercolor, drawing, printmaking, and photography. She is also a writer and the author of the following description of a studio visit with Richard Kehl. A former art professor at University of Washington, Richard Kehl is a Visual poet, author and provocateur. Please join us on this delightful journey into Richard’s studio with Iskra as our guide.
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November 24, 2013 | Author: webSman

Miss Derringer Band

Miss Derringer is a Los Angeles based rock band fronted by singer and underground artist Elizabeth McGrath and her husband/songwriter Morgan Slade. Rounding out the band’s lineup are Sylvain de Muizon, Cody James and Ben Shields.

Performing a dark, lean blend of blues and country sounds fortified with a punk attitude, Miss Derringer is an L.A.-based rock band let by a pair of musicians-turned-artists, Liz McGrath (a painter and sculptor who previously sang with the band Tongue and edited the ‘zine Censor This) and Morgan Slade (a photographer who plays guitar and writes much of the group’s material).
Rounding out the group are guitarist Mark Miller (formerly of Los Cincos), bassist Sylvain de Muizon, Julio Bell (ex-Bobsled and Bulimia Banquet) on autoharp, and drummer Mark Miller (from Skeetertruck).
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November 23, 2013 | Author: Jo David

BeginAgain by Zoe | Juniper

About zoe| juniper
2013 Princess Grace and Stranger Genius Awardee zoe | juniper is a dance and visual art company based in Seattle, WA co-directed by Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey.
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November 22, 2013 | Author: webSman

The Art of Morgan Slade

Morgan Slade received his BFA in photography in 2002 from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. He has shot for several magazines including Swindle, Anthem, Juxtapoz, OUT Magazine, Western Interiors & Design and many others. Morgan has exhibited both photography and mixed media work in galleries including solo shows at Copro Gallery and Billy Shire Fine Arts. He has worked in the publishing industry, including heading US production for fine art book publisher TASCHEN.

Morgan Slade is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work explores the symbolic shorthand of corporate logos and brand identities that permeate American consumer culture.

Morgan Slade appropriates these symbols and places them in the context of his paintings as a way to alter their symbolic status, redefine their meaning, and create his own personal vocabulary.
His work makes prominent use of the female form as a way to anchor the pieces and confront the symbolism behind the female form, her poses, and attire as interpreted by society.
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November 21, 2013 | Author: webSman

Elizabeth McGrath Art

Los Angeles-born artist Elizabeth McGrath has always had an eye for the strange beauty in the grotesqueries of life; this appreciation is nowhere more evident than in her work.

Inspired by the relationship between the natural world and the detritus of consumer culture, she brings forth a new cavalcade of creatures from the darker corners of the streets, the city, the imagination. more » “Elizabeth McGrath Art”