May 11, 2015
received her MFA from the University of Tennessee in 2008, her BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 2004, and her AFA from Keystone College in 2002. She is represented by Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA. After teaching as a college art professor for five years, Crystal left academia to focus exclusively on her studio practice. Wagner’s interest in combining 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional forms, alternative use of materials, and hybrid approaches to printmaking, and massive site-specific installations, have led to her artwork being exhibited extensively in the U.S and abroad. Her most recent commissions include a large-scale installation for the internationally recognized band The Flaming Lips. a large shadow box for GNU a snowboard company out of Portland, OR, and most recently a large-scale installation piece for NIKE.
Apr 20, 2015
Flim Flam: Real monkey skeleton gilded with 24 karat gold leaf in bird cage by John Breed
( Flim flam
is a slang word for monkey business, the idea behind it is that we all are somehow trapped in the cage of the idea how life should be reflecting and mirroring us on others, a waste of time and foolish too!)