Artist Tips: Submitting to Exhibitions, Residencies and Artist Opportunities

One of the most exciting and daunting moments of an artists’ career is the first submission. There are many ways to create art and even more ways to make being an artist financially stable. We’re here to help with a few artist tips. Submitting work to residencies, galleries, art fairs, exhibitions and other artist hubsContinue reading “Artist Tips: Submitting to Exhibitions, Residencies and Artist Opportunities”

Chancellor Joyer: Intricate Images and Ornate Original Art

Chancellor Joy is a multimedia artist based in Tampa. He creates intricate works of art that use stylistic references to manga, and pairs them smartly with ornate line work and surrealist ideas and undertones. The images are often complex, with elaborate backgrounds containing allusions to the subject’s setting. Joyer often adds symbols that can hintContinue reading “Chancellor Joyer: Intricate Images and Ornate Original Art”

Glenneisha Darkins: Beyond Painting, an Unparalleled Ability to Awe and Inspire

Glenneisha Darkins, or G. Darkins, is a self-taught quadriplegic mouth-painter from Miami. Glenneisha paints impressive, expressive portraits of much admired people and artists. Primarily painted in oil, these stunning portraits are contrasted on a white background with a thoughtful composition and consideration for how her seemingly perfect strokes will mesmerizingly compose such familiar faces. TheContinue reading “Glenneisha Darkins: Beyond Painting, an Unparalleled Ability to Awe and Inspire”

Matic Gun: Abstraction, Abjection, and Asymmetrical Harmony

Matic Gun’s work is abject through abstraction of color and line. There is an intentional element of “horror” orchestrated through his jarring, captivating subjects that call to a shared human experience. His art feels surreal, with imaginative portraiture and characters that are all too familiar. These creative, corporeal creations are offset and intentionally asymmetrical. WhereContinue reading “Matic Gun: Abstraction, Abjection, and Asymmetrical Harmony”