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Art Issue #54

The Always and Never Seen By Linnea Ryshke Artist Statement: I create mixed-media paintings that respond to the ethical imperative to restore our relationship with nonhuman animals, who are continually Othered in contemporary life. Through the alure of images, mark-making, and texture, my paintings offer viewers an intimate encounter with animals as enigmatic subjects of […]

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Art Issue #53

Works by Andrea Lewicki

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Art Issue #52

Jana LaChance has observed that she is “easily consumed looking at the ocean, tide, the stretch of natural fragments” and that “our physical selves, to me at least, don’t unerringly fit in this natural landscape, only partially.”  Her paintings explore this juxtaposition of self and sea using a combination of brilliant and subtle colors.

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Art Issue #51

Weihui Lu Acrylic on Canvas Weihui’s large-scale, abstracted landscape paintings depict an apocalyptic world. She combines elements of Eastern ink painting and Abstract Expressionism to explore the sense of fracture and conflict within her bi-cultural identity. In her paintings, the land becomes a metaphor for the mind – both in crisis, overburdened and under siege. […]

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Art Issue #50

Austyn Sullivan Collage Art The space between the conscious and subconscious mind is a space that can be bridged to open a wider perception of reality. With my collage work, I use images that create a space of familiarity and distort them to create a world of new mythologies. My collage rituals come from the […]

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Art Issue #49

Jeffrey Heyne Digital Photography Summertime 1898: A group of 200 Ute Indians traveled from their Utah reservation to their ancestral hunting grounds of western Colorado. The newspaper reported they journeyed there “to hunt a moon”—or a month long period. To enforce the new state’s forestry laws protecting wildlife, the US Army was called in by […]

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Art Issue #48

John Chang Mixed Media John Chang dreams in many worlds and brings back remnants. In his new works, people come and go; yet no one is seen. The migrators leave their shadows in the air and their marks on the sidewalks. Their words and echoes float through storms of sharp, black fragments flying in all […]

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Art Issue #47

Malin Abrahamsson Mixed Media Sculpture My Spaceholders revolve around the idea, shape, and purpose of the vessel, and the notion of holding space: the practice of allowing room to reflect on whatever arises in the moment. Clay’s transformative qualities make it an equal collaborator rather than a medium I aspire to bend to my will.

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Art Issue #46

Kristin Fouquet Digital Photography Artist Statement: “Weighed-In: Stills of a Boxing Gym” When a client requested a shoot in a boxing gym, I reluctantly agreed. I viewed boxing more as violence than sport. When not photographing my central subject, I captured stills. Seeing the equipment, I respected the boxers’ commitment. Although I had no desire […]

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ART ISSUE #45

Amrita Chowdhury Acrylic & Ink Amrita Chowdhury is an architect by training and a self-taught contemporary artist. She has worked and exhibited in London, Mumbai, Kolkata and Dallas. She is also the current editor of FAKE Art magazine. At its core, her work celebrates the existence and randomness of extraordinary human lives around us. It […]

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ART ISSUE #44

Ronald Walker Gouache on Board Ronald Walker is an artist working in the Sacramento area of California. He works in a style he terms “Suburban Primitive.” This style combines his interest in the origins and functions of art along with life in the suburbs. Mr. Walker holds both a MA as well as a MFA […]

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ART ISSUE #43

Ann Calandro Mixed Media Collage Ann Calandro is a medical editor, mixed media collage artist, and classical piano student. Some of her poems, short stories, and artwork have been published and exhibited. She has been influenced by Henri Rousseau, who set out to reproduce the world photographically and ended up creating a world of enchantment; […]

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ART ISSUE #42

Jenny Reddin Mixed Media on Canvas

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ART ISSUE #41

Malaika Favorite Mixed Media Malaika Favorite received her BFA (1971) and MFA (1973) in art from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  “My goal as an artist is to present a dialogue between the viewer and the work of art, something that reveals a new dimension every time you visit the work. I am […]

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ART ISSUE #40

Justin Hamm Photographs Artist Statement “For me, the act of photography is similar to the act of writing a poem. I try to get lost, be unafraid of any turn, and react emotionally first. These pictures come from my drives down backroads in Missouri, Illinois, and elsewhere. In poems and in photos, I am trying […]

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ART ISSUE #39

Jaleeca Yancy Drawings Jaleeca Yancy (September 23, 1990) is a multi-disciplinary artist from Memphis, Tennessee, currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Yancy attended Lipscomb University and received a Bachelor of Science in marketing and graphic design. She is a volunteer art teacher in Harlem and guest artist for The Langston Hughes House. She is […]

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ART ISSUE #38

Image: Transitory Space, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Winter 2015, Color Photography, Shot in camera on 35mm film, 11×14″ and 16×20″, 2015 Leah Oates Photography     Leah Oates has B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design, an M.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and is a Fulbright Fellow for study at Edinburgh […]

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ART ISSUE #37

Sculpture

By Kristian Brevik
 
 

Kristian Brevik explores the ways in which humans and other species interact and primarily works with wood, cloth, paper, and other materials provided by plants and animals.
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ART ISSUE #36

Paintings

By Hun Kyu Kim
 
 

Hun Kyu Kim considers his paintings a form of protest against barbarism and oppression in the world as well as a means of creative expression…
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ART ISSUE #35

Paintings

By Adelaide Tyrol
 
 

Adelaide Tyrol says of her art: “My work often explores ideas and intuitions I have about the confluence of the natural world and the human enterprise. These thoughts propel me and keep me intellectually connected to current situations…
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ART ISSUE #34

Paintings

By Ronna Lebo
 
 

Ronna Lebo is a painter and a poet. The two mediums are closely linked for her, and she uses both to tell stories.
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ART ISSUE #33

Listen series

By Brent Schreiber
 
 

These paintings and drawings are from Brent Schreiber’s Listen series, which he describes as “an ongoing collection featuring the portrait and figure exploring themes of god, faith, spirituality, hope, religion and the human bond.”
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ART ISSUE #32

Photography

By William C. Crawford
 
 

William C. Crawford’s work follows the techniques of forensic foraging photography, which focuses on returning to basics like framing, lighting, coloration, saturation, contrast, etc. and avoiding computer-based or technological manipulation of the images. There is also a preference for taking photographs of “mundane” or “trivial” scenes and objects…
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ART ISSUE #31

Oil Paintings

By Jeanie Tomanek
 
 

Jeanie Tomanek is an artist and poet who uses elements from the natural world, her life, mythology, fairy tales, and folk tales to create symbolism and a storyline in her work. Her main focus is on exploring feminine archetypes and the universal experiences of women. Of the women shown in her paintings, she says: “Being bald and shorn of any particular identity, they become all women.”…
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ART ISSUE #30

Oil Paintings and Paper Work

By Monica Stewart
 
 

Monica Stewart says of her work that it “explores the world of small objects, particularly from nature. When painted, these objects take on a form of suspended animation, which allows for speculation about their respective past lives, making them more like relics or artifacts.”
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