March, 2009

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Tom Motley

image-227 About the Artist Tom Motley is a comic artist and cartoon illustrator.  A native of Denver, Colorado, Tom moved to Brooklyn about a year and a half ago and now resides happily in Kensington, along with his wife and daughters.  He teaches cartooning at the School of Visual Arts and the ...

Ann Simkins

image-219 Under The Brooklyn Bridge Japanese Garden Red Hook Artist Statement I moved to Brooklyn 22 years ago to study at Pratt Institute. I had a great teacher, David Passalacqua. I studied with him at Pratt and then for 14 years after that. The education I received was filled with wisdom that continues to slowly ...

Meghan Keane

image-213 'Hair Urchin' Oil based ink on white rag paper (paper origin unknown) 16 x 16 in. 2008 'She never saw it coming either' Oil based ink on white Arches paper 30 x 22 in. 2008 'Vanity Curls' 22 x 30 in. Oil based ink on white Arches paper 2008 Artist Statement My artistic vision takes traditionally unsavory subjects and playfully seeks to extract ...

Melissa McClain

image-203 Untitled Iris Lexi No. 2 Artist Statement I am a self-taught photographer who grew up in Dallas, TX and now live in New York City. When creating my work I look for interesting colors, patterns, and textures that will create a dynamic palette in the final photo. I am intrigued by the interaction of ...

Robert “Bob” Guskind, founder of Gowanus Lounge, 1958-2009

I knew Bob casually through the Brooklyn blog network, which is to say that I would see him at events here and there. He was an incredibly devoted and passionate writer, ceaselessly covering local stories.  I remember riding at last year's Tour de Brooklyn and seeing him on a street ...

Ella Yang

image-198 'Union Street Bridge, Fall Afternoon,' oil on panel, 12'x12' 'Purple and Blue Awnings on Smith Street, ' oil on canvas, 12'x16' 'Yellow Truck in Gowanus,' oil on canvas, 9'x12' Artist Statement I am mostly a self-taught artist, working primarily 'en plein air' when the weather permits.  I also occasionally work from sketches and photos, ...