Artist Carol Inez Charney applies a painterly approach to her photo-based work, rephotographing images through water coated glass so as to purposefully obscure the composition, creating a juxtaposition between abstraction and realism. More images from “Interior Landscape” below.
San Francisco-based artist Tiffanie Turner creates incredible flower sculptures made up of tiny bits of paper carefully pieced together, with some pieces reaching up to 5 feet wide and taking over 200 hours to complete! See more images below or on display at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Massachusetts from August 9th to September 18th.
Old paintbrushes become the canvas in these creative portraits by Chinese American artist Rebecca Szeto. The ongoing series (which started back in 1999!) highlights the attention Szeto pays to the details of each individual brush, coming up with a unique character (usually with a historic bent) for each piece. Check out more of Szeto’s “Paintbrush Portraits” below!
These ceramic sculptures by San Francisco-based artist Erika Sanada strike an interesting balance between creepy and cute. There’s a real tension in these works that the artist says is a struggle between joy and sorrow. More images below.
Oakland-based artist Cannon Dill’s latest exhibit will be at the Spoke Art gallery in San Francisco December 5-19. The show features new illustrations loosely exploring the idea of place: the time it takes to absorb one’s surroundings as well as the new construction and developments happening in both Oakland and San Francisco. Check out more images from “In My Own Time” below!