Typography

I just finished my first week of classes at Cdia, Boston University. Samantha Warren is teaching the ten of us design and typography. Inspired by the numerous ways to look at lettering, I created this painting. What is next , you ask? Why, the letter...

Stephen Marc

Stephen Marc is the 2009 recipiant of the Elizabeth and Mallory Factor Prize for Southern Art.  Here is his artist’s statement..”As a photographer and digital montage artist, my work visually interprets American history focused on the black experience. While...

Fayum Mummy Portraits

Ever wondered who painted the first portraits in encaustic? The artist who were alive in the 1st century BC, in Egypt, left over 900 paintings such as the one you see. Those early artists painted on panel, and these realistic portrait were then placed over the faces...

Carmen Messon

As I am visiting Puerto Rico, I have been looking at Puerto Rican artists. The above painting, by Carment Messon is titled “ Visión de Exito”  . To see more of her work, click on this link artemesson@gmail.com Info about her, taken from her website… Carmen...

Ledelle Moe

I love the  work of Ledelle Moe. She creates monumental sculptures of great beauty and emotion. Theses sculptures reflect her experiences in South Africa, the violence of apartheid, and Moe’s deep humanity. Above, one sees a concrete woman,who reclines or collapses on...