22.06.16 by Staff

Carol Inez Charney Takes Photos of Photos Through Glass Creating Painterly Results

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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.

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20.06.16 by Staff

Meticulously Crafted Paper Flowers by Artist Tiffanie Turner

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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.

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25.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lindsay Stripling

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San Francisco-based artist Lindsay Stripling diverges from her usual watercolours in this selection of oil paintings (click here for previous post). See more images below or on display at Flatcolor Gallery in Seattle starting June 2nd!

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13.05.16 by Staff

Artist Rebecca Szeto Transforms Old Paintbrushes into Beautiful Portraits

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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!

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24.03.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Jake Stangel

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A selection of gorgeous photos by San Francisco-based photographer Jake Stangel, capturing cotton farming in the Arizona desert. More images below.

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02.02.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Nicholas Bohac

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Selection of recent paintings by San Francisco, California-based artist Nicholas Bohac, who we’ve featured a couple times before (click here for previous posts). More images below.

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05.01.16 by Jeff

Captivating Ceramic Sculptures by Artist Erika Sanada

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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.

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03.12.15 by Staff

Fantastic New Work by Oakland Artist Cannon Dill

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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!

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