Featured Artist: Al Johnson

  Name: Al Johnson Hometown:  Hollis, NY Current town:  Philadelphia, PA Job description:  Fine Artist Bio: Al Johnson, illustrator, fine artist, educator and mentor has developed an artistic style that captures the classical, weaves it with the contemporary to create bodies of work that exemplifies his individual style. Spiritually connected to his work, his mix… Read More Featured Artist: Al Johnson

Featured Artist: Danny Simmons

Age: 62 Hometown:    NYC Job description:   artist Select links: http://www.dannysimmonsarts.com/ Bio: Danny Simmons, Jr., is an American abstract painter from Queens, NY. Simmons brings an equal passion to the written word, thanks to his father, also an outstanding poet. The elder Simmons’ example during a time of racial strife and social upheaval impressed upon Danny the importance… Read More Featured Artist: Danny Simmons

Featured Artist: Brad Carmichael

My paintings and sculptures investigate connection, exchange, separation and transit. I explore this with metaphor, such as the strata of the earth’s crust, sections of the atmosphere, the passage of time and mythology. Things which traverse these layers are used as exploration vehicles; parachutes, time-machines, Air Jordan sneakers, gods and more. These travel between separate places, bring things together into the same space, connect or separate them and facilitate exchange. I explore points along the paths these travel, and the places they go. This is approached using things which are around me in the studio, things which I spend a lot of time with, usually books on history, art, music, warfare, and myths, as well as what I see or experience everyday.… Read More Featured Artist: Brad Carmichael