Jesse Draxler

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Lovely collages created for CREEM magazine by mixed media artist Jesse Draxler.

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Sensualscaping Stairs

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” These stairs for a residential project (Sensualscaping) took us in an important new direction, harnessing digital production and fabrication to form a seamless and deeply sculptural experience. This page documents a component that we felt was rich enough in detail to merit further exploration and explanation. The stair is a continuation and intensification of the simple graphic skirting board lines that trace their way through the house. As they turn the corner into the stair void, they expand like a genie released from a lamp, curling and separating and bifurcating from the wall to form the delicate edge of the stair treads, lifting into the air to rise as the veil of the balustrade. This veil hangs gently from above as a series of thin paired threads, softly pulled back at the entry to allow movement past, gently splaying around the corner to meet and carry the arriving visitor onwards & upwards.” – Atmos Studio

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Morgan Davidson

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” I’m a 21 year old Illustration major at Ringling College of Art and Design from south Florida. My passion lies in saturated colored pencil portraits that focus on expressions and nature.” – Morgan Davidson

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A Step On the Sun by Janet Biggs

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‘In “A Step On the Sun,” the artist focuses on hardships overcome by a sulfur miner in the Ijen volcano, in the East Java province of Indonesia. Biggs’s video centers around a crater situated almost two miles above sea level, which houses the world’s largest sulfuric lake. We watch as the miner collects hardened sulfur crystals and packs them into a basket. Amid clouds of toxic sulfur dioxide gas, he carries heavy loads up a steep, rocky path from the crater floor to the rim, then to a distant weigh-station. The footage confronts us with a provocative mixture of natural beauty and human exploitation.’ Link here.

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Mikel Mardones

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Talented artist Mikel Mardones has some truly lovely work in his portfolio.

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Hannah Yata

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Hannah Yata is a Brooklyn based artist who is originally from Carrollton, Georgia. She earned a BFA in painting at the University of Georgia. Hannah explains her work by saying, “I love working with the feminine form. The female embodies so much in terms of imagery and symbolism. For things such as nature, oppression, beauty, love, emotion, sexuality there are so many layers and facets one can glean from representing the woman. As I approach the idea of femininity I bring with it my own experiences growing up as a woman and the difficulties and struggles that I have fought. The psychology of how women are portrayed in art and the media are amplified and exposed in my work. In turn, I’ve reinterpreted my experiences and how women are portrayed in today’s society to also extend to how it seems that we as individuals and as a race have objectified, commodified and exploited women, animals, and nature. (via Artistaday)

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Mike Pelletier

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Mike Pelletier is an interactive artist & technical director, who has extensive experience working with artists, designers and directors in creative environments. He has participated and hosted a number of creative technology workshops and his work has been featured in festivals and exhibitions around the world. Through this he has developed a unique understanding of both the creative and technical sides of creative production and how they overlap. Some of his experience includes creating interactive installations for bands such as Nike, Viktor & Rolf and Diesel. Mike is originally from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. Currently he is working at Random Studio, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Sugar Skull Spoon

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Sugar Skull Spoon, born from the happy realization that with a simple twist, the humble tea spoon could become the perfect home accessory for fans of the macabre (and fans of hot drinks!). The Sugar Skull tea spoon is the perfect gift for those who need reminding to take a little less sugar in their drinks, and even if you don’t, it’s still MUCH more interesting than a regular spoon…’ Link here.

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Krištof Kintera

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All My Bad Thoughts is an installation by Krištof Kintera. ‘Known for his humorous mechanical sculptures, typically made from found objects, Kristof Kintera creates works that “bend and warp” the reality of ordinary items and occurrences.’

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William R Miller

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” I was born in Norwalk, Ohio and obtained degrees from Ohio State University and an MS and PhD. from the University of Wyoming. Curiosity about nature lead me to become a research earth scientist. Field work as a scientist honed my observations of nature. I was fortunate to work throughout the world, often in remote and wild landscapes in diverse environments. I always enjoyed sketching and began to take art seriously later in life. I took drawing and painting lessons at the Denver Art Students League and workshops from well known artist I admired. I worked on several mediums, including acrylic, watercolor, and printmaking, but now work mainly with oil paint. I try to distill my experiences in remote and wild landscapes into my paintings. I often do a small plain air study of an environment and often begin a larger studio painting based on the smaller study. I hopes that those who view his paintings will share my sense of awe and love of nature.” – William R Miller

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