Wednesday, August 31, 2011

judy cooke



untitled, march 25, 2003, sketchbook page, 2003, collage, oil on paper, 17x15, 2nd arrondisement, november 11, 2004, 2006, tape, ink, cardboard, magazine stock on paper, 7.5x9, untitled, july 5, 2002, sketchbook page, 2002, masking tape on paper, 17x15

paring down to simplicity allows what's most important to come into focus...true in art as it is in life...see more here.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

joe thurston




the joy and safety of living in total vibrancy, 2009, relief painting on panel, 36x36, consider the situation and the opportunity, 2009, relief painting on panel, 36x36x2, a real attempt to negotiate, 2009, relief painting on panel, 24x24

something tells me that these paintings would be so much cooler in person, but they're still cool to look at here...see more here.

Monday, August 29, 2011

noriko ambe



a piece of flat globe, vol 10, 2009, cut on yupo, acrylic medium, 3x10.25x8 vol 6, 2008, Cut on Yupo, glue, 5 x 7 x 6, a piece of flat globe, a piece of flat globe, vol 6, detail, flat globe, minimalism, detail, 2006, Cuts on a book, 8 1/8 x 12 3/4 x 1 1/4

the most interesting cut paper work i've seen yet...via this blog...see more here.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

sunday church drawing


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

Friday, August 26, 2011

lisa a johnston



all images from the litany of loretto series

way back when and in another creative life, i did a ton of work with photography and digital montage. there weren't many working in this way as photoshop was fairly new, but this artist was doing amazing work at the time and served as a huge inspiration for me. i'm so happy to see she's still doing amazing work...see more here.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

laura tyler




Pink Gravity, encaustic and ink on panel, 5 x 4, Toast, encaustic and ink on panel, 5 x 4, Eldest Daughter, encaustic and ink on panel, 5 x 4

simple forms can say so much...see more here.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

pamela j wallace



things gone, things still here, 2006, steel, graphite, paper, porcelain, 22x8x3.5, industrial plastics, 2006, plastic, pencil, paper, wood, 8x7.5x2, radiators, beeswax, tapers, steel, concrete, mica, 23x10.5x8

awesome repetitious pattern and use of materials..see more here.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

jeremy mason



Connection no. 3, Encaustic and oil on wood panel, 20x24, Connection no. 2, Encaustic and oil on wood panel, 20x24, Declaration no. 4, Encaustic and oil on wood panel, 24x48

in love with these textures...see more here.

Monday, August 22, 2011

joan nelson



#724, 2011, shellac, ink, oil and spray enamel on panel, 19.5x19.5, #745, 2011, shellac, ink, oil and spray enamel on panel, 19.5x19.75, #727, 2010, shellac, ink, oil and spray enamel on panel, 24x24

there's something so sad about these landscapes, yet i still see some hope in all of them...see more here.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

sunday church drawing


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

Friday, August 19, 2011

sandra perlow




out of place, 2010, oilstick, acrylic, woodblock on paper, 23x30, remind me again, 2007, acrylic, oil stick, collage on canvas, 36x48, sky walls, 2008, acrylic, oil stick, collage on canvas, 42x48

happy moments without being sticky sweet...see more here.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

james c leonard




victory to light, acrylic on canvas, 72x72, mistic blue, acrylic on canvas, 36x36, in my heart, acrylic on canvas, 72x72

gerhard richter-like fun-ness...seee more here.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

susanna starr




Untitled, (Maroon/Turquoise/Chartreuse), detail, 2010, hand-cut mylar and acrylic paint, 36 x 29 x 2, Twirling, 2010, hand-cut polypropylene & polyester with acrylic paint, 24 x 24 x 4, Spongeweb: Magenta with Orange & Turquoise Web (detail), 2007, hand-cut mylar and polypropylene with acrylic paint, 18 x 18 x 2.5

there has been so much cut paper art over the past couple of years, it's been difficult to separate. this work stands out for me in it's use of painterly color and playful pattern intricacies...see more here.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

robert sagerman




12,936, 2010, oil on canvas, 21 x 20, 12,890, 2010, oil on canvas, 26 x 25, 6,769, 2009, oil on canvas, 21 x 20

there is just something extremely cool about these...see more here.

Monday, August 15, 2011

don pollack




Sometime Now and Then, 2011, oil on panel, 12 x 36, Erie Canal, 2011, oil on panel, 20 x 36, The Great Plains, South East Nine, 2011, oil on panel, 12 x 48

lovely mysterious....see more here.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

sunday church drawing


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

Friday, August 12, 2011

george long



Gone Sour, 2009, ink, resin, vellum on panel, 19 x 19, Pre Division, 2009, mixed media on panel, 19 x 19, False Rose, 2006, mixed media on panel, 60 x 60

loving the marks and materials...see more here.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

duncan johnson



Doubledown, 2009, reclaimed wood, graphite, nails, 60 x 60 x 2, Featherblind, 1999, wood, 48 x 31 x 5, Cleft, 1998, wood, 55 x 48 x 10

loving anything wood these days...see more here.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

amanda hughen




Whorl of Bracts, 2009, ink, graphite, and acrylic paint on drafting film 38w x 38h inches 2009, Polygyny, 2009, ink, graphite, and acrylic paint on drafting film, 30w x 30h inches, Fistulation, 2009, ink, graphite, and acrylic paint on drafting film, 38w x 38h inches

fireworks and sparklers, i wish the summer didn't have to end...see more here.