I met Robert one evening in a hidden Grotto on Lancaster Avenue during the lesser known “Second Friday” in Philadelphia. We exchanged some stories about how the sciences and arts interconnected and joked about our experiences with poultry. The conclusion to that discussion was that poultry can be really gross. That said, Robert has… Read More Featured Artist: Robert James Haskell
We interviewed Shawn back in 2009. We recently checked in to see what he has been working on. Age: 42 Hometown: Philadelphia Job description: Illustrator / Tattooist Bio: Shawn Dubin is the co-creator and illustrator of the book series, “The Misadventures of Dreary & Naughty.” He spent much of his time growing up immersed in… Read More Featured Artist: Shawn Dubin
Age: 37 Hometown: KARAJ, IRAN Current town: PHILADELPHIA, PA Job description: PAINTER, ART INSTRUCTOR Bio: Born in 1979, Iran Upcoming projects: Working on a new series including 6 large oil paintings with the title of “The Journey.” Describe your work. As far as I remember, it’s been the only way I’ve created my paintings. Just remembering the moments… Read More Featured Artist: Mehdi Hosseini Ashlaghi
I first saw Anthony and Karen’s work at Jed Williams Gallery, in Philadelphia. I stopped by the gallery a few times while the exhibit was up, and each time there was more art. Which I found to be a very effective way of catching my attention, and a great reason to stop by as often as… Read More Featured Artists: Anthony C. and Karen M.
Hometown: Wilmington, De. Current town: Ambler, Pa. Job description: “Speculative Investor” Bio: Brandon Lord (Laird) Ross is an artist, musician, filmmaker, and aspiring actor currently residing in Ambler, Pa. His artwork is influenced by the work of Kandinsky, Chagall, Munch, Aubry Beardsley, as well as primitive/folk art, and the Gnostic belief in “Archons.” His filmmaking… Read More Featured Artist: Brandon Lord Ross
Name: Jon F. Allen Age: 39 Bio: I’ve been mining and creating cultural detritus since I was old enough to handle pencil and pen. Along the way I obtained some fine arts degrees. “All of life is struggle, of course, and Jon’s deftly rendered mutants are struggling up one heck of a storm. Struggling with… Read More Featured Artist: Jon Allen
Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia Current town: Jakarta Job description: Album cover artist Bio: To keep it short and nice, I was born and raised in the capital city of Jakarta which has various activities, I have loved spicy food since I was born and still do. Started making artwork around 2006, studying with a language program… Read More Featured Artist: Bahrull Marta