Christine Stoddard: “Collision is Sometimes the Most Effective Way to Communicate”

Artist name: Christine Stoddard Featured Work 1: Representations of the Feminine in Tissue Paper  Christine Stoddard produces an incredibly diverse and intriguing body of work. Through all manner of media, from sculptural to sound to film to digital collage to comics to literature, she explores on every front, creating engaging, layered, esoteric, narrative and at times, provocative works. Her breadth…

Isabelle Truchon: “Being an Artist Is the most Noble of Professions”

Artist name: Isabelle Truchon Featured Work 1: painting from the “Breaking Through” series Isabelle Truchon uses her deft rendering and painting skills to capture her explorations of the natural world, particularity among horses as of late. She sensitively conveys their weight, agility, beauty, and mystery in pale earth tones that haunt and invite. As a self-defined Transcendentalist,…

Ksunny Wazowski: “Create and Break”

Artist name: Ksunny Wazowski Featured Work 1: Crocheted Earrings and Doll   Ksunny Wazowski offers delicate and intricate works in the realms of fashion and miniature art. Her beautiful pieces are organic, precise, and fanciful. Featured Works Slideshow: 5 Questions for the Artist: 1. What is art to you? To me, art is a possibility to…

Lucien Shapiro: “A Fools’ Journey”

Artist name: Lucien Shapiro Featured Work 1: Luce Sacra Collector Rituales (The Light Collector Ritual) Lucien Shapiro weaves together the past, present, physical, ethereal, dark, light, and all the colors in between in his textured creations and performances dealing with themes of addiction, over saturation, and object reclamation and re-contextualization, among others. He is a self-anointed maker of ritual and meaning….

Andrew Miguel Fuller: “New Semi-miraculous Language Emerges”

Artist name: Andrew Miguel Fuller Featured Works: Andrew Miguel Fuller produces delicate and organic creations with hard, unlikely materials. His explorations of living forms come into existence through painstaking struggle and care, which is probably part of what makes them so relatable, beautiful, and moving. They have both a sense of tenderness and stringent hardiness. Additional Featured…

Ken Nagakui: “Where Imagination Meets Reality”

Artist name: Ken Nagakui Featured Work 1: Flower Vase Ken Nagakui’s pottery is quiet and strong.  It has a skillfully hand crafted feel and also has an organic life of it’s own, and seems to have grown right out of the earth.  Each piece mimics the beautiful lines, colors, and textures of nature and also has it’s…

Bob Clagett: “Big Problems are Really Just a Big Bag of Small Problems.”

Artist name: Bob Clagett Featured Work 1: Secret Door/Bookcase Bob Clagett is skilled, inventive, innovative, curious, and tenacious. His projects range from helpful to revolutionary to playful. Also, he wants to show everyone how to make what he makes. He offers free photo and video instructions and purchasable digital plans on his site. Featured Work 2:…

Will Holman: “Everyone Deserves Good Design.”

Artist name: Will Holman Featured Work 1: Zip Tie Lounge Chair Slideshow above from William Holman’s site, along with this description of his work: “The Zip Tie Lounge Chair is a flat-pack armchair made of plywood panels sewn together with zip ties. Requires 16 square feet of plywood, 44 zip ties, and no tools for…

Deborah Bernstein: “Find Your Art Form and Practice it!”

Artist name: Dr. Deborah Bernstein Featured Works: Handmade Pottery, photographed with and without food Deborah Bernstein’s pots have substance and personality; each interacts with the space it is in and with the food it holds in a thoughtful, unique way. From the artist’s site: “I make a lot of pots to give away for fundraisers. Every year, I help plan and…

David Gerbstadt: “You are Loved, You are Awesome!”

Artist name: David Gerbstadt Featured Work 1: Never Give Up Violin Case In David Gerbstadt’s work, creatures built out of dark outlines and bright colors often throw their arms into the air while exclaiming supportive phrases. Their eyes bulge and their hearts glow. Through a connection with a local music teacher, David Gerbstadt fixes and paints…