Archive for the ‘Acrylics’ Category

Tiffany Bozic

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Mother nature has provided inspiration for artists since early man took to painting in caves. In the case of Tiffany Bozic however, nature is really just the starting point, things get pretty fantastical from there.

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Gillian Iles

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Some paintings leave my thoughts very quickly after being seen, but Gillian Iles’ paintings seem to linger in my head long after I’ve walked away.  That isn’t the only reason I like her work, but it is perhaps my favourite thing about her work.

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Jeremy Forson

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Artist, illustrator, and all-around creative guy Jeremy Forson has a clean and detailed style that has won me over.  Plus, I’ve always been a sucker for a good zombie scene.

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Jim Houser

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

Jim Houser creates brilliantly simple, graphic works that are a whole lot of fun to look at.  I couldn’t find a dedicated site for him, but there’s plenty to see on his page at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery site.

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Ryoko Tajiri

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

By simplifying her subject matter to only essential pieces of information, Ryoko Tajiri manages to cut to the core of things; allowing form, colour and brushstroke to take centre stage.  Fortunately, her forms, colours and brushstrokes are incredibly compelling and evocative.

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Stella Im Hultberg

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Stella Im Hultberg’s approach to her work is varied in both medium and style, though the same mysterious dark haired woman appears quite frequently in her paintings, suggesting a narrative thread that ties these works together. The result is an impressive collection of images that is both beautiful and captivating.

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Cesar Santander

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Don’t let anybody tell you that art can’t be fun, and to prove my point I give you exhibit A: Cesar Santander’s fantastically rendered toy paintings.

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Todd Schorr

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Combining 1950′s american pop culture, surrealism, the cold war, and astonishing technical ability, Todd Schorr is creating a body of work that just might make your brain explode with amazement. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.

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Alli Good

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Stunning line quality and an equally stunning sense of humour have made me an instant fan of Alli Good’s paintings. I’m hoping her Etsy shop is back in action soon, I would love to see some of these made into prints!

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Katharine Harvey

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Painting and photography have had an interesting ongoing relationship, and that relationship continues in Katharine Harvey’s new paintings.  If you’ve ever taken a handheld photograph at night with a long shutter you’ll recognize the distorting effects of time on light that form the basis of these images.  Harvey adds a new twist however, as she meticulously applies paint to canvas, transforming a random mechanical camera process into a deliberate organic one.

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