Age: 44 Hometown/ Current town: Grenada WI / Brooklyn NY Job description: Electrical Engineer / Visual Artist Bio: Instead of traveling the road of an artist, I decided to concentrate on scientific disciplines such as math and science. I later obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering and am currently working in that field. My… Read More Featured Artist: Kennis Baptiste
HVNTER GVTHERER offers contemporary accessories crafted from precious and non-precious materials. Ranging from staples to statement pieces in a palette of rich blacks, muted grays, and weathered metallics, HVNTER GVTHERER’s line is diverse in form and designed to complement a variety of tastes and lifestyles. The handcrafted process leaves a landscape of unique imperfections on the surface of each piece that change subtly over time and reveal a distinctive, inner beauty.… Read More HVNTER GVTHERER
When I began working with light painting, I could not have predicted it would lead me to the self-portrait narratives through which I express myself today. I began using this technique on still lifes until the spring of 2006 when my grandmother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. After I returned home from the hospital, I found myself alone in my West Philadelphia apartment and this time when I took out my camera, I decided to turn it on myself. I have continued to create self-portraits to portray various stages in my life over the years.
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For the last 4 or 5 years Scott Bickmore has generated and organized several conceptually and collaboratively driven projects like The Monochromes Project, Bifocal Magazine, Braille-Embroidered Bracelets, The Bluebird of Happiness, ll Lincoln-Line ll, recordbooks, The Sewing Circle of Philadelphia, and PET. He is a teaching artist and works with outreach based organizations including the Mural Arts Program, Fleisher Art Memorial and Art Sanctuary. He recently directed the painting of props and backdrops for the Mummers Fancy Brigade Group, The South Philly Vikings, which were featured on channel 17 at the Convention Center. This Spring he will be starting a project in collaboration with the Philadelphia Opera, repurposing the musical Show Boat into a contemporary hip hop opera.… Read More Featured Artist: Scott Bickmore
Age: 32 Hometown: Covina Current town: LA Job description: artist Bio: Timothy Robert Smith is a Los Angeles based oil painter and muralist, using observational techniques to portray a multi-dimensional perspective of the universe. Since recently graduating from Laguna College of Art and Design with an MFA in studio art, he has had two… Read More Featured Artist: Timothy Robert Smith
Age: 26 Hometown: Burnaby, BC Current town: Burnaby, BC Job description: Dancer, Ballet teacher, Artist Bio: At the age of six I fell in love with dance. I started out in ballet and my passion grew from there. I love the beauty and grace of dance as well as the overwhelming peace and freedom of… Read More Featured Artist: Rachelle Dyer
Age: 25 Hometown: Hollis, New Hampshire Current town: Portland, Oregon Job description: Visual Artist Bio: Alex graduated with a BFA in painting from the University of Oregon in 2011. She is in the process of applying to graduate school, and plans to get her MFA in painting. She currently works as a painter, a teacher, and… Read More Featured Artist: Alex Peyton-Levine