Caitlin Keogh’s twisting graphic paintings

Keogh’s acrylic paintings, done in a pastel color scale in a style reminiscent of both sign painting and decorative wallpaper, communicate several desires simultaneously while retaining a darkly romantic feeling. Caitlin Keogh has been marked by several respectable art publications in the last few months (Art in America, Artforum, and Cultured Magazine) as being a…

Kris Kuksi’s compelling assemblage art

Kris Kuksi has become an established assemblage artist with his iconic relic-like conglomerations of religious, mythological, and historical symbols. These pieces mesh eras and ideas together to create incredibly emotional and powerful sculptures of an epic quality that resonates with the viewer. Their antique appearance creates the feeling of lasting importance and eternal themes. However,…

Andrea Joyce Heimer’s playful and melancholy artworks

Andrea Joyce Heimer uses her flat narrative paintings to communicate playful innocence as well as darker and more controversial themes from personal experience as well as allegorical historical narratives. Heifer grew up as an adopted child in Montana but currently works and resides in New York. The artist is an adoptee whose records are sealed,…

Relief prints and paintings by Matthew Palladino

San Francisco native Matthew Palladino uses printmaking techniques as well as watercolor, acrylic ink, and acrylic gouche to create the majority of his artwork. The artist’s work has undergone relative transformation in the last several years as Palladino has continued to refine and develop both old and new techniques. His early work was generally very flat…

Confrontational narrative paintings by Tabitha Vevers

Artist Tabitha Vevers received her BA at Yale where she found herself in a generation of artists who for the most part plied their predictable trade of enormous paintings in shades of red, reminiscent of the post-expressionism era so notable for making artists rich and famous. She moved against the trend, however and opted to create small-scale…

Jen Ip’s magical illustrations

Recently featured in Creative Quarterly, illustrator Jen Ip conjures magical, detail-intensive artworks full of whimsical nature scenes and mysterious and wonderful characters. The artist lists her most inherent influences as botany illustration, children’s books, and street fashion, the first two of which are especially apparent. Ip’s illustrations, despite their varied compositions, seem to be rendered by…

The cultured paintings and sculpture of Jagganath Panda

Jagannath Panda was born into a family of priests in Orissa, India and has moved between several cities like his small and rural homeland and several large cities like London and the rapidly-growing city of New Delhi where he currently works and resides. He has completed several degrees in sculpture as well as a Master’s…

Artist DAAS balances chaos and control

American-born artist DAAS, who is currently based in Kobe, Japan, works with line, shape, and color in a manner that constantly pulls at both chaos and organization in what develops into a microcosm of the natural world around us: Full of random pieces that come together to create a beautiful harmony of balance. The artist…

Paintings of things flying, falling, and floating by Jeremy Geddes

New Zealand born artist Jeremy Geddes began painting professionally in 2003 after graduating from the Victorian College of Arts. He currently works and resides in Melbourne, Australia. The artist’s constant desire to create more works drives him to try and make the most of his time with efficient brushstrokes without damaging the quality of his…

Troy Emery’s rainbow animals

The most amazing thing about the art world is that while exploring it you constantly face a good chance at being completely surprised by what you discover. Troy Emery’s trippy yarn and pompom animals from a rainbow world do just that. The artist currently resides and creates his object-based sculptures in Melbourne, Australia. He uses…

Hannah Faith Yata’s paintings of a psychedelic world

Hannah Yata was born in a small town in Georgia and grew up in love with nature and animals, inspired by her mother and surroundings. In her artwork, Yata creates scenes and figures to symbolize themes of feminism, environmental degradation, and moral injustice to bring together her chaotic paintings. The vibrant paintings of the artist bring…

Ellen Jewett’s surrealist animal sculptures

Ellen Jewett blends animals, nature, and sometimes man-made objects to create beautiful balance inspired by the natural world. Upon investigation of any one of her works one becomes aware of the incredible detail  in every aspect of the piece. The unique quality of every piece is a sum total of the small intricacies. See her…