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Jacob Chandler, abstract figurative sculpture

Jacob Chandler, abstract figurative sculpture

August 23, 2017 | figurative sculpture | No Comments

My work focuses on the transient, capturing the most dramatic point of an action, the tipping point from one moment to the next, be it physical or mental. Ordinarily this fleeting change would be gone in the blink of an eye but to hold it forever in a solid yet ethereal design creates strong emotional…

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Paula Saneaux, the fragility of life and social standards

Paula Saneaux, the fragility of life and social standards

August 19, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

I portray stories, feelings or interpretations of female objectification, female self-objectification, the fragility of life and social standards. ​ My paintings are mainly created in acrylics and are characterized by gray, dark and/or primary colors because of a melancholy my characters represent. The subjects that I depict are not necessarily the people I’m describing. I…

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Naomi Bunker, portrait sculpture

Naomi Bunker, portrait sculpture

Naomi Bunker is a realist sculptor, working in clay- the clay sculptures are then kiln fired or cast into bronze or high quality plaster. She specializes in figurative work and finds her inspiration in the surrounding countryside. More recently she has been focusing on portrait sculpture. Her passionate approach to her work combined with her…

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Kelly Thiel, branching out into painting from ceramics

Kelly Thiel, branching out into painting from ceramics

Some people know me for my clay and others know me for my paintings. I think I will always work in both mediums. To me, I am simply working to get these narratives out in the world, no matter what medium I am working in. My artwork shifted dramatically in 2009, after the death of…

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Camilla Marie Dahl, figurative painting & bronze sculpture

Camilla Marie Dahl, figurative painting & bronze sculpture

Through painting and sculpture, I investigate how young women navigate their ways in a world riddled with contradictory messages, rules, and expectations regarding female sexuality. My work addresses the effects such incongruities and pressures can have on body image and one’s sense of self, and the ways in which women adapt to and cope within…

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Billie Zangewa, fashioning portraits in silk

Billie Zangewa, fashioning portraits in silk

July 29, 2017 | mixed media art | No Comments

Billie Zangewa started drawing “fashion illustrations” at 10 years old and was already a fashion fanatic, reading Vogue magazine and watching Video Fashion Monthly religiously. She studied Graphics/ printmaking at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa and during this time her work explored cinematic narratives. After her studies, she returned to Gaborone where she first…

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