catherine bursill moore

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The Dark Dreams of Catherine Bursill Moore

No Comments 04 November 2015

Bay Area artist Catherine Bursill Moore talks growing up on the fringe, formative interests in the macabre, and putting together her first solo show. by Daniel Barron     From her prepubescent days pouring over Stephen King to teenage nights in abandon at alternative dance clubs,  Catherine Bursill Moore has always plead allegiance to the […]

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Ancient Among Us: The Art of Damian Chávez

No Comments 03 November 2015

The work of Damian Chávez evokes a sense of nostalgia to a time long forgotten in art and in life. By Joy Shannon   Like William Blake’s image “God as an Architect” from his book The Ancient of Days in 1794, visual artists can be like architects of their own visual universe. In the contemporary […]

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emi slade

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The Fantastic Beasts of Emi Slade

No Comments 25 October 2015

Michigan-based sculptor and taxidermist Emi Slade talks her affinity for all manner of strange beasts. by Daniel Barron     If it snarls or slithers, if it creeps or crawls, if it has scales or is slathered in slime, chances are it falls within the fixations of Michigan’s Emi Slade. Practiced in the field of sculpture, taxidermy, and 3D collectibles, her unconventional skillset […]

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elisa ang art

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Dreams and Duality: The Art of Elisa Ang

No Comments 27 August 2015

Long Beach artist Elisa Ang discusses exploring duality and cultural identity in her work. by Daniel Barron     “My Art functions as a conduit for me to go beyond the limits of my own reality. I can travel to places physically distant or entirely unreal. I can create identities, fantasies and realities vastly different than my […]

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lokhaan art

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The Heavy Metal Art of Lokhaan

No Comments 25 August 2015

Paris-based illustrator Thibault Meunier aka Lokhaan talks his beginnings in animation, comics, and the kind of art he loves producing most. by Daniel Barron   Whether you identify as an “art lover” or aficionado, it’s safe to say that almost everyone can claim to be a music fan. And if you were ever angry or […]

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Impressionistic Impressions with Rich Pellegrino

No Comments 17 August 2015

Boston-based painter Rich Pellegrino talks making pop figures pop, working for Wes Anderson, and how becoming happy can change one’s art. By Daniel Barron   Rich Pellegrino is an artist based out of Boston who graduated from The Rhode Island School of Design and has been exhibiting nationally since 2006. His style can be easily […]

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billy norrby art

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The Thrilling Fantasy of Billy Norrby

No Comments 11 August 2015

Swedish-born painter Billy Norrby describes his inspirations, themes in his work, and the economy of storytelling. by Daniel Barron     Videogames as a storytelling medium offer a unparalleled level of immersion. By nature of their interactivity, the worlds conjured by the design teams can be explored and absorbed at a leisurely pace. In many […]

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shawn theodore photography

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Photographer Shawn Theodore Keeps Black Neighborhoods Alive

No Comments 10 August 2015

Photographer Shawn Theodore discusses his interest in the arts, preserving black neighborhoods on-camera, and highlighting the positivity of the black experience. By Daniel Barron   Shawn Theodore is a full-time creative director for a cosmetics company based in Baltimore, and like anyone with a creative pulse he has a desire to yield work with significance, […]

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jaw cooper art

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The Wild Ambition of J.A.W. Cooper

No Comments 03 August 2015

Artist J.A.W. Cooper talks living internationally, creating worlds, and her love of nature in advance of her solo show “Viscera” at La Luz de Jesus. by Daniel Barron     J.A.W. Cooper creates worlds that resonate on a mythic level, at once remotely and alien and yet intimately familiar. With her biologist’s attention to anatomy […]

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super emo friends

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JSalvador and his Super Emo Friends

No Comments 17 July 2015

Interview with illustrator JSalvador about his comedic art series Super Emo Friends. By Steven Ray Morris   Slice, slice, slice. Artist JSalvador, the wizard behind Super Emo Friends, holds a sheet of chibi-looking images of the superhero Green Lantern with the phrase “My favorite color is yellow“ scrawled underneath and cuts the sheet into the […]

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