Michael Shapcott is a 28-year-old painter from Connecticut whose palettes and portraits are inspired by music and different cultures. His gallery features several portfolios (I like onawa and blue truth the best) and his work is featured in exhibitions on both the east and west coasts. He currently has no scheduled exhibitions (his “The Beginning of the End” in San Fransisco ended last week), but subscribing to his RSS Feed is easy and a good way to hear about any upcoming shows. Several original pieces are currently for sale. [ Continue Reading ]
It is true that as long as you have a vision, any material can be used to create art. And as long as you are imaginative enough to think outside the box, then your piece of art could end up on the Guinness World Records… well at least that was the case of Eric Daigh who uses push pins to create portraits. [ Continue Reading ]
To this young artist a portrait is not a representation of somebody since it only portraits a mere moment of a person that exists through time, however, Nick Lepard definitely has the ability to intrigue a viewer with his raw portraits. He gained notoriety in Vancouver with his large-scale self-portraits and portraits of friends. Born in 1983, this Vancouver artist accomplished his first solo exhibition fresh out of school in 2008 at the Diane Farris Gallery, a gallery that has been representing Lepard since the summer of 2006 when he had his first group exhibition. [ Continue Reading ]
In the world of Caitlin Worthington, there are no happy endings, only the intensity that is Real Life. She’s a 19 year old Aussie who became a self taught photographer at the age of 13. Her photographic mission, to capture her subjects’ uniqueness, has turned itself into a display of self-possessed, haunting images, with eyes that seem to bore right through you.