Words, text sequences and mantras are the foundation of my work. Artist Karen Gutfreund creates large scale, mixed media works incorporating acrylic, resin, and pop culture imagery. Most of her work is activist and with the current administration there is no end to new content, unfortunately.
Artist Kerith Lisi is drawn to everyday materials (vintage books, ephemera, found objects, etc.) that would usually go unnoticed, but upon closer inspection reveal a beauty created through everyday wear and tear. Working with discarded materials invites exploration of ideas universal to the human experience: nostalgia, second chances, the beauty of imperfection.
Max DeHart is a San Jose artist who does not limit himself to one medium. Most of his paintings are nature inspired or themed consisting of some sort of landscape and/or an inhabitant(animal) of that environment.
I watch the model, I feel the tension of her movement in my own body. With my knife I make bold cuts in the block of clay, trying to capture the essence of the pose. I have to work fast, keeping the energy flowing, and when I start to see some life emerging from the clay, I feel alive too…
As a trained and educated chemist Andrew Irvine’s work explores the intersection between visual art and material science. Part alchemist and artist he creates beautiful pieces of ceramic wall art using raku, iridescent and lustre glazes.
Inspired by biology, botany and the other sciences Karen Carlo Salinger creates fascinating and unique orgomorphic art and sculptures.
After a 20 year career as a graphic designer at companies like Adobe, Apple and Atari Kim Meuli Brown decided to get back to her first creative passion, textiles.
Leah Jay is one of our awesome blog contributors as well as a really great artist and teacher. Learn all about her and her “Creativity Boost Box” in her featured interview.
Michele Guieu is an environmental artist currently focusing on the watershed and the consequences of human activity on the ocean through large scale inhalations.
Genevieve Hastings is a multimedia installation artist, Mother and director of Art Ark Gallery in San Jose.