‘Peanuts: Seasons’ by Chris ThornleyMay 25, 2022
Fiction: ‘What We Call Our Own’ by Chris JalufkaApril 1, 2022
She said she could sing and I believed her. It was easier than having to hear her demonstrate her vocal tones. From the back of the car she pounded her fists against my head rest, laughing, the sharp points of her heels digging into the vinyl that covered the driver’s seat.
A Brief Look:
The Haunted Daylight of Artist Ben TurnerMarch 2, 2022
UK based illustrator Ben Turner casts his work under haunted daylight — his figures illuminated by the feature-reducing burn of the sun. A naturally figurative artist, Turner ground s each design element into the fabric of the canvas, the color and forms, scaffolding holding the figure in place.
A Brief Look: The Poster Art of Heather MonahanMay 1, 2022
There is a subtle loveliness to the work of Heather Monahan (aka Cheeky Design). In her illustrated poster for Hal Ashby’s cult classic film Harold & Maude, the line work has a decorative flow, the likenesses of the film’s stars traced with deliberate weight and form.
Florence Blanchard's Infinite PaintingsMay 20, 2022
Within the art of Florence Blanchard is abstraction with purpose — shape and color following the natural order of things, of life.
Giddy & Garish:
The Airbrush Work of MashineMarch 31, 2022
The madness created by artist Mashine has the familiarity of boardwalk street art, the garish colors of airbrushed names on blank over-sized tees. She plays with the expected crowd-pleasing beachside visuals of bikini girls, cartoon characters, and cute animals, yet her version of airbrush art is relentlessly irreverent, giddy by the simple beauty and joy of imagining a thing, and then creating that thing.