I use color and composition to create my artwork. I believe feelings are very powerful when transmitted through colors. There is so much poetry on them that I can’t resist, but try to combine and arrange them in different ways, creating or recreating a story with layers of paint. It is to me, impressive how […]
A native of Lafayette, Louisiana, McManus is a 2013 Honors Graduate in Visual Arts and Urban Studies from Brown University. The artist presently resides in New Orleans, Louisiana and works in graphic design and community centered architectural design.
Artwork by McManus is currently on view at Contemporain, Bankston/Adams Gallery in Baton Rouge, LA, in the New Orleans area at Perch and Muro Media, and View Gallery in Richland, MS.
My paintings are inspired by Jazz and Blues. I call my art “Composing with Color.” Everyone hears music differently. The way we perceive art is shaped by our taste and by emotions, situations and personalities. I have attempted to have music take on physical colors as it travels through air. My canvas is the manuscript […]
In creating paintings and mixed media artworks, the artist rejects objective truths and global cultural narratives. Addi constructs her work with daily, recognizable elements, an unprecedented situation in which the viewer is confronted with the conditioning of his own perception and has to reconsider his biased position. Her paintings are often about contact with architecture […]
Hattiesburg, Mississippi based artist, James Kyle McCrory graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2013 and proceeded to pursue work in Chicago before relocating back to Mississippi. James has a studio in downtown Hattiesburg and currently works with the Hattiesburg Downtown Association of the Fine Arts. The main focus of my work is the […]
Jimmie Nord, an artist from Northern California, works out of his studio in Eureka. He works mainly in wood and metal. The work is a playful look into construction and the tools and equipment that are used. He pulls his ideas from past work experiences such as construction and working with the U.S.Forest Service. Jimmie’s […]
The joy of birthing my first daughter gave me excessive energy. At the time, I was living in Peru, SA. An artist friend invited me to paint with her while my newborn daughter slept. I always loved viewing art, especially abstract art, but never believed I had an artistic ability. Applying oil paint to a canvas for the first time, I felt like my inner self exploded. That was the beginning of a long artistic journey.