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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 ...

JoAnne McFarland

image-939 Artist Statement My motto is be humble and stay busy, so I’m always working on either my poetry or art. I go to my studio every day. Going every day means I’m always a little bit ready. And I do something creative every day. I think of myself as a maker, ...

Jake Messing

image-904 Artist Bio Jake Messing was born in Northern California in 1982. He graduated with a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design in May 2006. Messing works in a wide variety of media, ranging from silkscreen to pen and ink to paint and collage. His work has been shown in ...

David Kassan

image-429Metronome, Oil on Wood, 50x60 inches Approaching Noise (in progress), Oil on Wood, 40x34 inches Lucas at 3 Months, Graphite on Bristol Head Study, Oil on Wood, 18x14 inches Artist Statement As an expression of his own calculated observation and visual consumption of surrounding environment, introspective glimpses of reality imbue the art of David Jon ...

Karen Connell

image-309 SEASCAPES The seascapes are a series titled 'Anywhere But Here'. The series consists of 436 different scenes.  The water is actually 1/8' thick pieces of clear, vacuum-formed plastic.  The varied molded forms create the wave structure. The water color is created by placing layers of acetate underneath the plastic.  The coloring ...

Amy Bennett

image-189 Up to Our Necks, Oil on Panel, 6x6 inches From Now On, Oil on Panel, 13x13 inches Losing It, Oil on Panel, 16x20 inches Artist Statement Two years ago, I contsructed a 1:87 scale model neighborhood, a fictitious cluster of eleven houses depicted through model railroading miniatures, styrofoam, cardboard, and plastic, complete with string ...

Louisa Armbrust

image-166 Free Range Hockey, artist's rendering of ongoing project, final materials are adhesive vinyl, dimensions variable Melee 1, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40', 2008 Scenario 3, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 16', 2008 Artist Statement The conflicting characteristics of play fascinate me. Play is described as the opposite of work, but is used to ...

Yuri Shimojo

image-70 Black and Blue 2 Owl 1 Owl 2 Artist Bio Yuri has been expressing her life through painting, journaling and dancing since she was 3 years old. Her upbringing in Tokyo was a very unconventional one - learning Japanese traditional arts and experiencing foreign culture through traveling abroad. These two elements, so drastically different, ...