October 16, 2013 | Author: webSman

Artist Travis Louie

Travis Louie’s paintings come from the tiny little drawings and many writings in his journals. He has created his own imaginary world that is grounded in Victorian and Edwardian times.

It is inhabited by human oddities, mythical beings, and otherworldly characters who appear to have had their formal portraits taken to mark their existence and place in society.

The underlying thread that connects all these characters is the unusual circumstances that shape who they were and how they lived. Some of their origins are a complete mystery while others are hinted at.

A man is cursed by a goat, a strange furry being is discovered sleeping in a hedge, an engine driver can’t seem to stop vibrating in his sleep, a man overcomes his phobia of spiders, etc…

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October 15, 2013 | Author: webSman

MJ Lindo

M.J. Lindo is a Bay Area artist. She paints her dreams, nightmares, and fantasies. MJ Lindo was born in Miami, grew up in Oklahoma, Canada, Nicaragua, but mostly California.

September 22, 2013 | Author: webSman

Gail Potocki

Q: Tell me something about your history in the creative arts. Did you have a formal school education or are you self taught?

A: I was a late bloomer when it came to becoming an artist since I didn’t paint my first painting until I was almost 40 years old! I grew up an “only child” so I spent much of my childhood alone. more » “Gail Potocki”

September 20, 2013 | Author: webSman

Artist Casey Weldon

Casey Weldon is an American artist best known for his use of melancholy and humor in conjunction with the iconography of modern pop culture, leading his critics to designate his style as “post-pop surrealism.” His most famous work is a series of paintings known as Four-Eyed Cats. more » “Artist Casey Weldon”

August 4, 2013 | Author: webSman

Sin Fronteras – Mexico via Portland

Outside the Antler Gallery a sign reads, “Figurative, Narrative, Illustrative”. This sign announces in no uncertain terms the focus of the gallery and of the curators Neil Perry and Susannah Kelly. In their recently opened show ‘Sin Fronteras’, Antler gallery showcases work from the Neter Collective in Mexico City. In the following interview Miroir magazine correspondent Siolo Thompson, talks to Antler about their mission and the new work they are showing.
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