Being a full time artist takes hard work, lots of letdowns, feeling vulnerable and sacrifice but the reward far outweighs the bullshit.
I am an award winning artist residing in the Bay Area, California. I create mixed media paintings working primarily with acrylic and collage.
I see my work as sort of a parallel world, where bits and pieces of this one recombine into scenes that are both familiar and strange. My work combines still life, landscape and figure painting into these surreal narrative vignettes. I pull my subject matter from my neighborhood walks and my hikes, from found objects and from the people around me.
I am a figurative sculptor, mostly working in mixed media and ceramics. The fantasy and horror genres are my playground. Maybe my style is dark comic impressionist unrealism, but probably not because I have no idea what I’m talking about.
A couple of months ago we had the pleasure of interviewing artist and art teacher Russell Powell for upcoming issue of Content Magazine. Russell paints on his hand then stamps it onto a piece of paper. That might not sound very impressive until you see his beautifully detailed black and white paintings that are painted on an approximately 4”x4” surface that isn’t flat.
The multitalented artist Francisco Ramirez is our current artist in residence. We are thrilled to have him as our featured artist interview for this month.
My Art Resources is excited to collaborate with Content Magazine to bring you a new monthly blog post Content – From the Archives. We will be looking back and featuring some of the best artist interviews and stories from past issues of Content Magazine. Tony May From Content Magazine Issue 5.1 Sight & Sound Written by Daniel Garcia […]
I’m curious about that spark of recognition we feel when there’s some truth we connect to in art. Sometimes I start with a photo or a thing and I learn about it as I go; sometimes I start with a concept and figure out how to find it in the world.
My Art Resources is excited to collaborate with Content Magazine to bring you a new monthly blog post Content – From the Archives. We will be looking back and featuring some of the best artist interviews and stories from past issues of Content Magazine. Donna Orme From Content Magazine Issue 4.2 Written by Shannon Amidon Photography by Daniel […]
I am fascinated by the universality of human emotions and subconscious urges across the infinitely varied collections of unique existences. These distinctly human experiences are what make humankind a single entity, what gives us the ability to be a compassionate species, and frankly, gives me hope for human kind*.