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
Age: 42 Hometown: Philadelphia Job description: Songwriter, Satirist, Bullshitter, Producer Bio: I’ve been kicking the same bag of bullshit around this soon to be no-horse town for longer than I can believe. I write, record, and perform songs, monologues, and poems with others and alone. Upcoming projects: I’ll be performing at DiPinto Guitars on… Read More Featured: Shawn Kilroy
Age: 22 Hometown: Reading, PA Current town: Philadelphia, PA Job description: Working Artist Bio: Emily Blei Hracho is a third generation artist living and working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She concentrated in Fiber and Material Studies at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art. Her use of traditional techniques such as sewing and construction, loom weaving,… Read More Featured Artist: Emily Blei Hracho
Age: 24 Hometown: Changsha in China Current town: Philadelphia Job description: MFA student in PAFA Describe your work. Several cityscapes which include many people. Through various observations or view points. What themes and concepts does your work generally revolve around? I’m trying to show the multiple world which is inclusive of space, dimensionality,… Read More Featured Artist: Jingsi Li
Age: 25 Current town: Philadelphia Bio: Philadelphia native photographer, focused on bringing reality and life to the world through photos that are artistic yet relatable. Select links: Instagram @K1ngtrue Describe your work. My work is an extension of my personality that most people don’t get to see. What themes and concepts does your work generally… Read More Featured Artist: Brian K. Foster
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.