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: Laura James

Hometown/ Current town: Bronx, New York Job description: Painter, illustrator, curator & Executive Director at BX200.com Bio: In addition to painting sacred images from various sacred traditions, Laura James portrays women, families, and scenes of everyday life. Represented by Bridgeman Images for more than a decade, her work has been published in hundreds of publications and media.… Read More Featured Artist: Laura James

First Friday: Philadelphia

Editor’s Note: Torva Messor, our gothic high school guest contributor shares thoughts and impressions on September’s First Friday. We went to the Rollins building at 319 N. 11 th Street, which is chock full of artist collectives such as Napoleon, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Practice, Marginal Utility, Grizzly Grizzly, Great Far Beyond, and Vox Populi. The space… Read More First Friday: Philadelphia