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Drawings and Paintings by Pat Perry Reinterpret American Stories with Tender Absurdity

 Art #acrylic #drawing #narrative #painting #pen October 15, 2021 Grace Ebert “Recital XII” (2021), acrylic on panel, framed, 26 x 48 inches. All images courtesy of Hashimoto Contemporary, shared with permission In Pat Perry’s Sensemaking, there’s no rubric for telling a story. In quiet scenes framed through roadside vantage points and performances of costumed …

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Artificial Neon Lights Illuminate the Idyllic Environments Painted by Artist Gig Chen

 Art #acrylic #birds #nature #neon #painting October 8, 2021 Grace Ebert “A Good Foundation” (2021), acrylic on wood, 20 x 20 inches. All images © Gigi Chen, shared with permission In her vibrant, neon-lit paintings, artist Gigi Chen intertwines ornate jewelry, graffiti, and glowing signs emblematic of urban life with foliage, feathers, and wide …

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Metaphorical Paintings by Calida Garcia Rawles Obscure Black Subjects with Gleaming Ripples of Water

 Art #acrylic #painting #swimming #water October 6, 2021 Grace Ebert “On The Other Side of Everything” (2021), acrylic on canvas, 72 x 60 inches. All images © Calida Garcia Rawles, shared with permission Artist Calida Garcia Rawles continues her explorations into the myriad possibilities of water with paintings distorted by bubbles, pockets of air, …

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Evoking Childhood Nostalgia, Color and Cartoon Commotion Burst from Kayla Mahaffey’s Paintings

 Art #acrylic #cartoons #childhood #kids #painting September 15, 2021 Grace Ebert “No Harm Done.” All images courtesy of Thinkspace Projects, shared with permission Surrounding Black children with jumbled masses of cartoon characters, doodles, and explosions of color, Chicago-based artist Kayla Mahaffey (previously) imagines adolescent daydreams and an array of playtime inventions. She infuses her …

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A Poetic Book Illustrated by Tiffany Bozic Explores the Vast Diversity of Trees with Childlike Curiosity

 Art Illustration #acrylic #books #children’s book #painting #trees August 16, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Tiffany Bozic, shared with permission In her first body of work geared toward children, artist Tiffany Bozic (previously) showcases the naturally occurring whimsy and wonder of the outdoors through saturated color, texture, and unusual perspectives: An upward glance frames …

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Graceful Swimmers Breach the Water’s Surface in Sonia Alins’s Poetic Mixed-Media Illustrations

 Art Illustration #acrylic #ink #mixed media #swimming #water #watercolor August 12, 2021 Grace Ebert “Placer,” hand-embellished print. All images © Sonia Alins, shared with permission In Sonia Alins’s dreamy works, figures gently break through the surface of the sea, creating a minimal ripple around their bodies as they dip in and out of the …

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Hidden Mothers: Swaths of Fabric Disguise Figures in Mixed-Media Portraits by Artist Sarah Detweiler

 Art #acrylic #embroidery #oil painting #painting #portraits April 28, 2021 Grace Ebert “The Nightowl” (2021), oil, embroidery thread, and yarn on canvas in a wood frame, 28 x 22 inches. All images courtesy of Paradigm Gallery, shared with permission The lengthy exposure times required by 19th Century photography were not conducive to newborns and …

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