You may have seen Sheena Liam’s work in a recent Teen Vogue article, or a number of other magazine’s, which covered the artist’s unique embroidery work. A model and artist based in Los Angeles, Liam initially began embroidery as a hobby to pass the time during long work days. Now, these little 5×5 (and occasionally… Read More Textile Tuesday: Sheena Liam
I recently was able to meet with artist Malia Landis and she is a dream and a gem. A Hawaiian native and current California resident, Landis takes porcelain to a new level of beauty. Using paper clay, Landis creates incredibly light and surprisingly sturdy sculptures. Her leis are even wearable and she has made bracelets… Read More Paradise in Clay
Artist Mandy Cao’s paintings are beautiful and painful, calm and striking, completely surreal and yet very much relatable. I first saw Cao’s painting “Girl and Keeper”, which is the header for this post, a little while ago and immediately saved it and then moved on. But the image stuck with me. It’s sad, serene, familiar,… Read More Based on a True Story
Christian Orrillo is a Peruvian digital artist currently based in Chile, and I am head over heels for his use of super on trend millennial colors. These women are beautiful. Ultra-feminine and more than mildly futuristic his digitally painted and illustrated women are sleek and beautiful. See the rest of Christian Orrillo’s work, and… Read More Digital Beauties
Welcome to the first Textile Tuesday! I love this much underappreciated medium and want to broadcast as many textile artists as I can to the world. First up is Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia. With hand sewn work that ranges from palm-sized to full installation, her textile work is exquisite. The color combinations from each series… Read More Textile Tuesday: Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia
I find these paintings to be very delicate, light, and almost ethereal. While Sanami Shimada doesn’t just paint women, I particularly enjoy her soft use of color and barely-there brush strokes. And those perfectly place drops of gold! See all of Sanami Shimada’s work on her website. All images are the property of Sanami Shimada.
Sissel Blystad has been working with textiles her whole life and while she has exhibited in large galleries and here in America, it’s more than likely you’ve never seen her work before. But now that you’ve seen these beautiful vibrant fibers, I highly recommend you keep up with Sissel Blystad’s work. See the rest on… Read More A Lifetime of Vibrant Textiles
Utah-based artists Laura Hendricks is creating her own worlds through a seamless form of photo collage. Each image feels like it belongs in a travel magazine tempting us to drop everything and go. But each photograph is actually many photographs carefully pieced together to create these surreal settings. And on top of it, how much… Read More Photosurrealism with Laura Hendricks