Archive for August, 2014

Pierre Leclerc: A Burst of Emotion

Pierre Leclerc: A Burst of Emotion

| August 18, 2014

Rapid, relentless, yet surprisingly poignant, each one of Pierre Leclerc’s paintings is a burst of emotion. Using mainly acrylic, Leclerc paints in varying degrees of abstraction. In certain works a face or environment is plainly visible amid the visual workings, and in others the subject is so processed that the pure texture completely overwhelms the […]

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annpoint Builds Watercolors of Freedom and Innovation

annpoint Builds Watercolors of Freedom and Innovation

| August 18, 2014

Based on a single line, annapont manipulates space through its whimsical interactions with a diverse cast of characters, creating narratives both humorous and powerful while drawing emotional connections and rejecting social injustice. Balancing simplicity and skill with an exquisite mastery and clarity, annapont keeps the whiteness of the empty page prominent in her work, creating […]

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The Photograph as Portal: The Imagery of Brandy Trigueros

The Photograph as Portal: The Imagery of Brandy Trigueros

| August 14, 2014

Brandy Trigueros’ interest in photography began in her formative years, and therefore is also a meditation on this poignant developmental time in her life. Influenced by her parents’ creative spirits, she has dedicated her life to pursuing an exploration of transformation and metamorphosis through her imagery. Reflecting both people and places, Trigueros’ photographs function as […]

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Curtis Salonick’s Photographs of the In-Between

Curtis Salonick’s Photographs of the In-Between

| August 12, 2014

Curtis Salonick uses analog and digital photographic techniques, allowing him to compose original imagery through complex layering, transparency, and masking techniques. This complex maze of methods can be applied as an analogy for the subject matter embedded in Salonick’s work: the exploration of physical boundaries and emotional insecurities. Salonick’s work is heavily overlaid, and shadows […]

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Denise Dethlefsen: Into the Wastelands

Denise Dethlefsen: Into the Wastelands

| August 12, 2014

For contemporary artist Denise Dethlefsen, photography bridges the realms of creativity and logic. Through mechanical processes, Dethlefsen is armed with the speed and precision needed to capture in enthralling form the vivid inventory of cultural memory embedded in the landscapes of her mind’s eye. Inspired chiefly by nature in full force, her current project, “Wastelands,” […]

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