Posts tagged " color "

June 2nd: Conglomerates & Abstractions by Marc Foster and Charles Jeffery

May 9th, 2016 Posted by Abstract, Art, Chicago, Events, Featured, IPMM Gallery @ Green Exchange, Mixed Media, Paintings No Comment yet

IPaintMyMind presents Conglomerates & Abstractions, a two-artist show featuring the mixed media works of Marc Foster & the abstract paintings of Charles Jeffery.

Hali Helfgott’s Street Photography Sets Still Life in Motion

December 15th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured, Los Angeles, Photography No Comment yet

Helfgott’s frontal and contained perspective allows for an angular dimension within the frame, suggesting a life outside of the box. Whatever her subject – skate boarders, shoe buyers, beach bums, selfie takers and subway users all look like their photo was captured just as they were about to turn around or walk away – still life in motion.

Vibrant Abstract Cityscapes by Elizabeth Grube

November 9th, 2015 Posted by Art, Chicago, Featured, Los Angeles, Paintings No Comment yet

Elizabeth Grube’s fine art pieces incorporate abstract images of modern day architecture: bridges, buildings and arches, but painted with a looseness that defy their utilitarian purposes. It’s clear that she gains inspirations from early impressionist artists through the blending of colors while incorporating simplistic yet strong outlines of building structures in the creation of these vibrant abstract cityscapes.

Paper Sculptures by Bay Area Artist Mary Button Durell

August 3rd, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

At first glance these works look nothing like paper, they appear more like otherworldly creatures. By using paper and wheat paste, Durell creates organic patterns and shapes that she states, “reconfigure the complexity of the universe into simple materials.” Her older works are mostly white/cream while her newest pieces incorporate color and transparency – the more you stare at them, the more engrossing they become.

Abstract Energies: The Photos of Chicago’s Carey Primeau

July 13th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured, Photography No Comment yet

Chicago born photographer Carey Primeau has a lot to say about conformity. He believes that “the standard is unacceptable” and that we should not conform to the ideas of the masses. These ideals transfer heavily into his artwork, breaking the mold with fine art photography.

Kayrock Screenprinting Fosters Artist Growth

May 26th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Brooklyn based Kayrock Screenprinting has multiple programs aimed at producing silkscreen prints, paper prints and books of art; however, the 100-year-old coverted rope factory is much more than the home of a studio offering printing services. Kayrock is an artists’ collective that collaborates with other artists to create, distribute and promote their work to the betterment of all involved.