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Jessalyn Aaland artist talk at Swarm Gallery!

April 3, 2013
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My good buddy, Jessalyn Aaland, is giving an artist talk this Saturday, April 6 at 3PM at Swarm Gallery! If you haven’t already, make sure to stop by and see her discuss her solo show, Thank You For Your Waiting, which is up through April 21! GO GO GO!
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heading south

March 14, 2012
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The charming folks at Oxford American wrote the other day to share their latest issue: The Visual South, which includes a list of their top 100 emerging visual artists of the American South! While the print issue contains the first 40, the latter half of the list is available online. I can’t wait to...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012
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WOW WOW WOW everyone! i am really excited to unveil the next project we are working on…. BIG BIG CITY: a yearlong series of events celebrating and connecting the vibrant arts communities of the USA! yes, isn’t that exciting? the first stop will be in my hometown of CHICAGO next tuesday, february 7th. i...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANDREA & MEG of GOT A GIRL CRUSH

January 12, 2012
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back in october, andrea and a few friends stopped by my booth at the indie mart. they were really excited about the shop and i was flattered to find out that they recognized me from the refinery29 feature! they were my favorite customers of the day by far, definitely the happiest and just out...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Bernd and Hilla Becher

October 25, 2011
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This week Sara from Brown Paper Bag takes us to the German landscape through the eyes of photographer duo Bernd and Hilla Becher. Documenting various architectural structures and arranging them into “typologies,” the couple transforms the context of ordinary industrial buildings simply by rearranging them. In a strangely similar vein, I wrote about the...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: AMY

September 26, 2011
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i first met amy vázquez at the bow tie making workshop at the museum of craft and folk art back in april, where she kindly shared her scissors and tips on bow tie execution with me and a friend. about a month later, she was working next door to us in the park life...
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a dault

August 30, 2011
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not sure if i want to take brooklyn-based artist julia dault‘s paintings too seriously or not. with titles like “rowdy cats,” “bunga bunga,” and “skull crusher,” it seems like julia’s not asking us to ponder silently about abstraction, but rather wants to engage the viewer with color and roller-coaster-rides along her lines. her sculptures...
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portland adults

August 11, 2011
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we were completely in awe of all the hard work everyone is putting into their studios, projects, work, and lives–real adults! all grown up! portland is alive with creativity and we are lucky to have such talented friends that shared their lives and work with us. caitlin, kyle, lewis & zoe have created a...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: AMY & CAMP PIKALAND

August 9, 2011
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pikaland!!! what an amazingly fun place that i have visited quite often! not a real-life land, unfortunately, but a blog-land where malaysian-based illustrator amy ng chronicles her favorite illustrators and artists. i’ve been a fan for years now, and last week amy announced an exciting addition to her world- the launch of camp pikaland,...
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drying rack attack

July 16, 2011
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working with anonymous domestic materials- venetian blinds, drying racks, lightbulbs, & cans- korean artist, haegue yang, strips the cultural function and meaning from these simple household objects and presents them in a new context. her drying rack sculptures are carefully wrapped in fabric or yarn, draped with objects and lights, infusing personality and a...
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