19.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Tim Lahan

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Collages by New York-based artist and illustrator Tim Lahan (who I’ve featured many many times). More images below.

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18.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Faith47

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Transformative work by South African artist Faith47. Her first solo show, Aqua Regalia – Chapter Two, runs from November 19th to December 19th at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York City. “Aqua Regalia” refers to the alchemical process of dissolving gold. Using a variety of materials and techniques (graphite, spray paint, ink, photography, collage, found objects), Faith’s work is concerned with the valuation and transformation of things that have been lost or overlooked. Check out more images below!

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18.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Amelia Alcock-White

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A selection of paintings by Vancouver-based artist Amelia Alcock-White. More images below.

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17.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Chris Oh

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A selection of paintings by Portland-born, Brooklyn-based, artist Chris Oh. Thanks to Dan Gluibizzi for the recommendation. More images below.

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17.11.15 by Kimi Hamada

Jared Bark’s Photobooth Works from the 1970s

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Performance artist, Jared Bark’s work was recently on display at Southfirst Gallery in New York City. Curated by Maika Pollack, Photobooth Works, 1969-1976 marked Bark’s first solo exhibition in over 35 years. While he initially used actual public booths around the city, Bark eventually acquired one of his own, experimenting with various interconnected lines and shapes in addition to using his own body for different sets of photographs. See more images below.

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16.11.15 by Staff

Artist Profile: Ramiro Gomez Jr.

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Mexican-American artist, Ramiro Gomez Jr.’s work showcases the contributions of domestic labourers in the Los Angeles area, by placing them into the scenes of luxury they are responsible for maintaining but appear largely absent after their work is done. Part of The Atlantic‘s American Dreams series, this video portrait by Kelly Loudenberg, gives insight into the personal motivation behind his work, featuring Gomez’s parents who are Mexican immigrants themselves, working jobs similar to those he depicts. Watch the full documentary short below!

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15.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Melgar

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Ryan Melgar is a digital artist and illustrator based in the Philippines. His work was discovered via our November Submissions. Check out more portraits from Melgar’s “Sailors” series below!

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14.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Andie Dinkin

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Wonderfully detailed drawings by Brooklyn-based artist, Andie Dinkin. Dinkin studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design where she graduated (with honours) in 2014. See more images below.

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11.11.15 by Staff

New Map Portraits by Artist Ed Fairburn

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Another fantastic series of map drawings by Ed Fairburn (showing at Mike Wright Gallery in Denver, Colorado). Check out more images below!

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