Friday, September 30, 2011

leslie shellow

dead bird, pen, ink, oil on gessoed panel, 36x36, pig, pen, ink, oil on gessoed panel, 36x36, sheep, pen, ink, oil on gessoed panel, 36x36

pure beauty...see more here.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

shannon rankin

untitled, 2008, paper, vellum, thread, glue, 5x5, untitled, 2006, paper, vellum, thread, glue, 5x5, untitled, 2008, paper, vellum, thread, glue, 5x5

simple, love via ashley rodriguez-reed....see more here.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

charlie sheard

pure abstraction no. 1, 2007-2010, mixed media on polyester, 214x198cm, pure abstraction no. 4, 2007-2010, mixed media on linen, 198x214cm, pure abstraction no. 8, 2006-2011, mixed media on linen, 198x214cm

amazing technicolor...see more here.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

deborah russell

untitled, 2010, oil on linen, 51x71cm, lorne, 2010, oil on linen, 82x184cm, burnt orchard, 2010, oil on linen, 67x82

happy places...see more here.

Monday, September 26, 2011

michael johnson

fire metaphor, 2008, oil on linen, 183x183cm, cerulean, 2008, oil on linen, 183x427cm, oaxaca record, 2009, oil on linen, 183x183cm

the city at night with raindrops on my windshield...see more here.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

sunday church drawing

cool wall in ithica, ny...

see this post for an explanation of the changes to the sunday church drawings.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

melinda harper

untitled #16, 2005, oil on canvas, 110x112cm, untitled XVIII, 2007, oil on canvas, 152x183cm, untitled, 2006, oil on linen, 152x126 cm

makes me happy....see more here.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

sophie cape

dance with the devil on the inland sea, 2010, mixed media on paper, 185x270cm, sinking, 2010, mixed media on paper, 185x270cm, wreckage of the past, 2010, mixed media on paper, 185x270cm

dancing landscape...see more here.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

john olson

broken egg and summer landscape, pigmented ink on watercolor paper, limited edition print, spring at rydal, pigmented ink on watercolor paper, limited edition print, wetlands 1985, pigmented ink on watercolor paper, limited edition print

marks simultaneously bold and delicate...see more here.

Monday, September 19, 2011

emma walker

tracks and trails, 2007, oil on linen, 122x137cm,  honey tree, 2009, oil and mixed media on linen, 92x92, canyon, 2010, oil on canvas, 122x137cm

captures the sublime violence of the earth...see more here.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

sunday church drawing

on a recent visit to asbury park, nj, i spent a exorbitant amount of time taking pictures of the cool old buildings there-an awesome mix of ornament, peeling paint, rust, brick, and new construction.

see this post for an explanation of the changes to the sunday church drawings.

Friday, September 16, 2011

audrey phillips

one raging battle, 50x50, ray of hope, 82x50, eco confusion, 50x50

marks, marks and more amazing marks...see more here.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

darren waterston

formation no. 1, 2007, watercolor on rag paper, 7.5x7.5, dome, 2007, watercolor on rag paper, 22x22, composite no. 2, 2007, watercolor on rag paper, 8x8

each one of these paintings is a pure gem...see more here.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

michael kukla

untitled 15, 2009, gouache on paper, 14x19, twisted, 2010, marble, 9.5x15x4.5, untitled 14, 2009, gouache on paper, 14x19

so much amazing work this artist does...via natalie abrams...see more here.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

sandi slone

the buxom eye, 2009, oil, acrylic on canvas, 30x66, sky, fields, lips, 2009, oil, acrylic on canvas, 36 diameter, berlin wall, 2010, acrylic on canvas, 33x68

bold landscapes, luscious color...see more here.

Monday, September 12, 2011

clayton brothers

do you know what you are suffering from, mixed media on canvas, 72x66, glands and growing up, mixed media on canvas, 24x30, joy jelly jump junk, mixed media on canvas, 84x192

if this awesomeness doesn't wake up your monday, nothing will...see more here.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

sunday church drawing

Esther Lee, 2001, Untitled, dye, screenprinting, handpainted, 36x45 (one of my students when i was a TA, fall semester, 2001)

take some quiet time to remember the day and honor those who were lost, those who courageously live with their memories and the heros who selflessly serve.

Friday, September 9, 2011

kirsten hassenfeld

blueware drawing (pumpkin), 2009, ink on vellum, 16x16, blueware drawing (the hulsenbeck children), 2009, ink on vellum, 18x18, blueware drawing (large tile), 2009, ink on vellum, 26x26

amazing detail...make sure you check out her equally amazing cut paper work here and here.