Based in Tampa, Florida, multi-media artist Kathie Olivas’ work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions across the United States. “Her current body of work, entitled the “Misery Children” series, focuses on the constant social desire to assign “cuteness.” This often serves as a means to make something innocent and more appealing, therefore, […]
Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of contemporary art and/or art related videos chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. This week, we feature the work of Claudio Fuente, Coista Magarakis, Pastel, Hector Frank, Jaqueline Rush Lee, Aida Muluneh, Monique Orsini, Stéphane Halleux, […]
While perusing a used book store the other day, I came across “The Fantastic World of Gervasio Gallardo”! Born in Barcelona in 1934, Gervasio Gallardo studied art in Spain and worked for several Spanish agencies before moving to Munich in 1959. He then spent four years in Paris working with the Delpire Agency. In 1963, […]
Today, I stumbled across the work of Palo Alto, California based artist Jeremy Mayer. Mayer disassembles old typewriters and reassembles them into full-scale, anatomically correct human figures and other sci-fi-ish bugs and animals. Interested in typewriters since childhood, Mayer started working with the machines in 1994 while living in Iowa. With an interest in assembly […]
A selection of works from WWA Gallery’s new exhibition We Are Who We Pretend To Be opening today in Culver City, CA. Titled after Kurt Vonnegut’s cautionary quote, the exhibition features ten diverse painters and mixed media artists manipulating and questioning notions of identity and reality. Artists include Justin Bloomer, Nicole Bruckman, Vincent Cacciotti, David […]
Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about… say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe.
The photo director for National Geographic, David Griffin knows the power of photography to connect us to our world. In a talk filled with glorious images, he talks about how we all use photos to tell our stories.
Another Monday Mixx – Enjoy!!
Korean artist Park Chan Girl constructs metal sculptures from thin metal layers he calls “sliced images” using three-dimensional topography charts to plan his pieces. Park also welds thousands of small steel nuts into a intricately textured skin, moulding them into human and animal forms. Park has a BFA in Sculpture from Chungnam National University and […]
This week’s Deviant is Surreal artist Janelle McKain. Born and raised in Nebraska, USA, McKain has a Bachelor’s degree in K-12 Art Education with an endorsement in Gifted Education from Kearney State College and has been teaching art for the past 29 years in public schools across Nebraska. Currently, she is Department Chair and teaches […]
Annie Owens is a native of California’s Bay Area and is currently living in Albany as the co-founder of Hi-Fructose magazine. She’s shown in various gallery group exhibits over the last three years with her first solo show last May. Her work is Primarily rendered in watercolors and ink on paper. Her figurative paintings depict […]