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5 from 1 artist Damien Gilley- "Infinity Games"

5 from 1 artist Damien Gilley- “Infinity Games”

from the press release Primarily known for his complex installations and wall drawings, Damien Gilley has created for the Independent Infinity Games, a series of 2-dimensional works utilizing laser fabrication. These detailed laser etchings of lush transparent acrylic with metallic paint depict abstracted built environments. Gilley’s work has exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Portland...
5 from 1 artist David Willburn & Noah Simblist: "Queer State(s)"

5 from 1 artist David Willburn & Noah Simblist: “Queer State(s)”

Introducing Queer State(s) curated by 5 from 1 artist David Willburn & upcoming 5 from 1 artist Noah Simblist The Visual Art Center at University of Texas at Austin 9.9.11-10.5.11 from the press release: “Queer State(s) explores the ways in which Texas artists queer gender identity and the performance of sexuality through visual representation. The...
5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan on Glasstire

5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan on Glasstire

Check out 5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan‘s excellent post on Glasstire Similar but Different #21: Art Schoolin’                                       Art School Confidential by Daniel Clowes via Glasstire
5 from 1: Jill O'Brien & Trish Igo

5 from 1: Jill O’Brien & Trish Igo

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. Jill O’Brien & Trish Igo (link) Puppy, Animals and Objects, 2011 Taxidermy, Mixed Media, Polymer Clay, Found Objects 16″ x 9″ x 9″            ...
5 from 1: Matthew Bourbon

5 from 1: Matthew Bourbon

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. Matthew Bourbon (link) A Bucketful of Lies, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 64″ x 64″                              ...
5 from 1: Christine Bisetto

5 from 1: Christine Bisetto

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. Christine Bisetto (link) After, 2010 Rope, Tape Dimensions Variable                                        ...
5 from 1: Iris Bechtol

5 from 1: Iris Bechtol

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. Iris Bechtol (link) Random Objects, 2011 Wood, Grip Tape, Scuff Marks, Gouges 36″ x  ½” x 8″
5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan in "Gun and Knife Show" at Centraltrak

5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan in “Gun and Knife Show” at Centraltrak

5 from 1 artist Margaret Meehan in Gun & Knife Show co-curated by Heyd Fontenot and Julie Webb read Margaret Meehan’s post discussing the thematic issues addressed in the exhibition statement on Glasstire HERE   On January 27, 2011, less than three weeks after the January 9th mass shooting of nineteen people in Tucson, Arizona,...
5 from 1: Margaret Meehan

5 from 1: Margaret Meehan

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. Margaret Meehan (link) Flutter, 2011 Ceramic, Liquid Graphite 8″ x 12″ x 2 ½ ” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmHhB9zV_rQ                          ...
5 from 1 artist James Van Arsdale at Left Coast Books

5 from 1 artist James Van Arsdale at Left Coast Books

The gallery at Left Coast Books, in Goleta, California (5877 Hollister Avenue), is pleased to announce “Everything You Hear Is True”: An Exhibition by James Van Arsdale, one of several local artists who share the “Cannon Studio” space in Old Town Goleta. There’s a wealth of black humor in Van Arsdale’s work, so the reception,...
5 from 1: James Van Arsdale

5 from 1: James Van Arsdale

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. James Van Arsdale (link) Blitzed, 2010-2011 Mixed Media Installation with Video Projection (8 min. 23 sec. looped) and Kinetics Dimensions Variable
5 from 1: David Willburn

5 from 1: David Willburn

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. David Willburn (link) Bill Pay Desk, 2011 Embroidery on Felt, Wood 14″ x 14″
5 from 1: Paul Booker

5 from 1: Paul Booker

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. Paul Booker (link) Balloon Form: Spiral #2, 2009 Ink, Lexan, Steel Pins 7″ x 9″ x 11″  
5 from 1: Shannon Sullivan

5 from 1: Shannon Sullivan

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five images that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you.   Shannon Sullivan (link) Oral Disk (Oval) Diptych, 2011 (with detail) ceramic, acrylic 90″ x 20″ x 3″                      ...