Urban Symmetry

I’ve always been compulsive when it comes to symmetry and intentionally calculated...

Roots

While we adored Miguel Vallinas‘ photographic series of people with animal heads, there is something I love...

Clare’s Girls

I’m revisiting the work of Clare Elsaesser today because I’m in the market for a large scale piece of art and I had forgotten how smitten I was with her paintings. I admire the anonymity of her female subjects as she…

Sarah K. Benning

How darling are these embroidered works of art by artist Sarah K. Benning? Inspired by the outdoor landscapes and indoor gardens in Menorca, Spain, where she recently relocated from New York, Sarah starts each piece with…

American Textiles

I’ve always been fascinated by the manufacturing process – the maker in me has...

Haphazardly Wrapped

These are paintings. Yes, paintings! Super hyperrealistic oil paintings by Swedish artist Yrjö Edelmann, in fact. After staring and scrutinizing each piece, it’s hard to believe each work is actually two dimensional – I almost have to…

Becca Stadtlander

There’s something about Becca Stadtlander‘s illustrations that seems to fit in so nicely with the holidays. Perhaps it’s the nostalgic folk art influence. Or the fact that each work brings me to the most comfortable and warm place…

Before They Pass

Inspired by Edward Sheriff Curtis and his iconic portraits of Native Americans, photographer Jimmy Nelson and his 50 year old camera journeyed to 44 different countries, visiting more than 35 indigenous tribes and documenting their stories and…

Self Portraits

The faces of Brisbane based painter Monica Rohan‘s subjects are buried under vibrant textiles, granny blankets and green foliage. But are they hunting or hiding from something? Either way, her work is intriguing and leaving us wanting…

Bridget Bodenham

So, I’ve taken up ceramics. It’s something I’ve always wanted to try – since high school, in fact – and was never able to make it past a wait list or find the time. And…

Hula’s Iceberg Murals

Remember Sean Yoro, the artist that uses his stand up paddle board to access isolated walls to paint life sized portraits? The Hawaiin painter, known as Hula, is at it again with a new series titled A’o ‘Ana,…

100 Days of Plants & Pots

Several months ago, watercolor artist Sarah Ehlinger jumped on Instagram’s #100daysproject bandwagon with her artistic...

Heike Brachlow

Upon first glance, I nearly mistook Heike Brachlow‘s glass sculptures as finely carved gems...