Erik Campos shot rock n’ roll


It happens at almost every rock show. You’re right down front, being elbowed and jostled. The band is roaring, the crowd is screaming, the lights are dancing across the stage, and suddenly it hits you. “This is magical,” you tell [...]

Bonnie Goldberg


Standing naked, I tried not to stare directly into the bright light. I felt completely outside of my body, and a little bit faint, until a calming voice urged me to relax and breathe, to just shake the stress out [...]

Lyon Forrest Hill


When an artist undergoes a great change, it is inevitable that his work will reveal the past, present and future. Lyon Hill’s portfolio reads like a narrative self-portrait that stems from torment and blossoms into a dark, yet romantic evolution, [...]

Adam Shiverdecker


Adam Shiverdecker claims to be “working towards becoming a better artist” – yet this talented sculptor already has a solo art exhibition and several acclaimed group shows under his belt. To top off this résumé, his piece entitled Mutiny took [...]

Dre Lopez


Anyone who saw one of the newest graphic designs by Sahir “Dré” Lopez knows his work can cause viewers to stop and stare. On his recent two-page spread, neon-colored, bomb-shaped blocks displaying alarming images such as cocaine, ecstasy, firearms, and [...]

Thomas Crouch


Thomas Crouch is the proverbial onion.  Overwhelming to say the least, his persona is tough to crack.  So tough, the potent fumes of his philosophies and his paint almost brought tears to my eyes.  At first:  Outwardly simple, goes with [...]

Jay Hubbell


Step out the back door of Jay Hubbell’s modest, one-story house into his yard – all of a sudden you’re in Wonderland, expecting Alice to appear at any moment.  To the right sits a colossal brick and stone structure, shaped [...]

Joe Byrne


There is a fortunate collector of modernist and contemporary art that has been privileged to purchase some monumental works of art.  On the walls of his private collection, he boasts abstract paintings by the likes of Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, [...]

Delirium Tribal and Alternacirque


Americans have been reinventing the wheel for centuries, forever assimilating foreign cultures into new traditions to call our own.  Our Western ways have created a country of fusion; nearly every art form we cherish, from food to art to entertainment [...]

Heather LaHaise


Heather LaHaise was truly born to love  dogs which would become the focus of all her artwork. The contemporary artist grew up in a dog-loving home, but was it wasn’t until the third grade that she truly became infatuated with [...]