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
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.
Age: 25 Hometown/ Current town: Philadelphia Job description: Graphic Designer Select links: http://crystalshephard.com http://artjarstudios.com What are you working on? Currently, I am mainly focused on revamping my brand. I have been situating old and new art/pieces on my blog while brainstorming new ideas. I am constantly exploring new approaches. What’s your art background? I earned a… Read More Featured Artist: Crystal Shephard
Age: 52 Hometown: Atlantic City NJ Current town: Northfield, NJ Job description: Artist Upcoming projects: Larger scale Black & white twisted portraits Select links: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/features/3832468/Artists-striking-portraits.html What are you working on/ describe your work. I paint the juxtaposition of iconic pop culture subjects combined with modern day situations and elements. The result is predominately figurative with… Read More Featured Artist: Mike Bell
Age: 42 Hometown: Medford NJ Current town: Philadelphia Job description: Server at Monk’s Cafe What are you working on? Currently working or have planned several paintings and projects centering around the Pop culture of my childhood. What’s your background / when did you begin really focusing on art? No formal training. I began focusing on… Read More Featured Artist: Clayton Thomas
Adel Souto is an artist, writer and musician from Miami, currently living in Brooklyn: Hometown: Miami, FL Current town: Brooklyn, NY Job description: manager at Infernum Tattoos Bio: Artist, musician, writer, troublemaker. Upcoming projects: A Joyous Swastika; a series of wood plates (12×12 and 7×7) with a swastika pattern, using vibrant colors not normally associated… Read More Artist Interview: Adel Souto
Self-taught artists Adibah P and BCharlesB decided to follow in Lichtenstein’s graphic footprints with a new series: “Pop Art in Black.” They decided to use the original 64-color palette comic printers utilized through the ’80s. Click to see more of their work.