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Artist Profile: Joseph Meloy

image-3550Joseph Meloy (b. 1982, New York City) has coined the term Vandal Expressionism,  to tag his personal post-graffiti spin on the abstract expressionism of the 40's and 50's.  Incorporating some of the more primal elements of graffiti, Vandal Expressionism utilizes the same iconography of damage and intrusion as street art,  ...

Artist Profile: Ryan DaWalt

image-3492Artist Statement These works are composed with handmade pigments-a ferromagnetic material which is colored and then cast on linen backed by a magnetic field.  Each piece has a unique color play. The paintings have actual magnetic lines that run through the pigments before they are fixed.  The resulting image is like ...

Artist Profile: Douglas Newton

image-3465Artist Statement I paint the things around us: fruits and vegetables, household items, toys, all the objects of everyday life. I also have a series on candies and their wrappers, focusing on their translucency and reflections. In all these paintings, my emphasis is on light, color, texture and atmosphere. All paintings are ...

Exhibit: Human Group Show at Manetamed

image-3425 Manetamed is a multi-purpose venue located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It operates as a hair salon, and has exhibited a wide variety of visual artists amongst a setting of music, installation and performance. The upcoming gallery opening will celebrate Manetamed’s art show entitled “Human,” which features the visual art of several contemporary artists. ...

Cecelia Rembert

image-1914 Artist Statement I make paintings, usually medium to large, with oil paint, and occasional other materials. Over time, I have developed a personal visual language that I use to communicate and to evoke. My paintings occupy the role of vessel for ideas and emotions: akin to keeping a diary. They are ...

Dawn Henning

image-1835 Artist Statement My love of birds and their gift of flight is a recurring theme in much of my work often used used as a metaphor (although I rarely paint them in flight.) for life. The subtlety of patterns in natural forms and the colors as they appear in the natural ...

Anne Russinof

image-1732 Thick and Thin Oil on Canvas 24 x 24 in. 2010 Cubic Oil on Canvas 16 x 12 in. 2010 Urban Garden Oil on Linen 20 x 17 in. 2010 Tapestry Casein on Paper 16 x 12 in. 2010 Statement My work combines an expressionist tendency with a more minimalist appreciation of structure and grid. Originally from Chicago, where architecture is a preoccupation and presence, I came ...

Matthew Robinson

image-1686 Artist Statement I construct mixed media paintings of defunct and desultory environments. They critique 'progress' as backwards thinking. I build a painting around pieces of photographs I have shot and cropped. I attempt to make order out of chaos by drawing and painting into the arrangements. This is the way that ...

Susan Klein

image-1645 Statement My studio practice is based around the idea that process and experimentation instigate creation. The work is self-referential, in that I may make drawings, cut up the drawings and build sculptures, take apart the sculptures and create collages. Or I may collect scraps of past drawings, form sculptures, take ...
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