Artist Carol Eckert uses the ancient technique of coiled fabric to portray wildlife in mythology-like environments.
A rising star from Winnipeg, Japanese artist Takashi Iwasaki draws, paints and does collage and printmaking. But he is also drawn to the painstaking work of hand embroidery as a way of expanding his visual vocabulary.
Tristin Lowe’s colossal Mocha Dick (52 feet) is a marvel – a vinyl under structure covered in white industrial felt. It’s a replica of a real albino sperm whale that went after whaling vessels near Mocha Island the South Pacific in the early 19th century. This is the […]
Alice Vander Vennen works with multiple found materials – fabric, branches, wire, copper, paper and ceramic shards – as part of a visual language suggesting a story. (Above: The Archer’s Dance, 25″ x 50″; found and new fabrics, hand-carved wood, sinew, copper wire, found objects) Left: Memory Stick, […]
The gallery where Stephen Shellenberger has a new solo exhibition says the artist joked he’d make some “prettier” works for this show. The mixed media pieces at Sopa Fine Arts are indeed less political than his previous graffiti-style collages. But his fixation on stitching is a key element […]