Artists

Josh Drews

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Josh Drews caught our attention with a pair of morose, menacing and intensely crimson colored monotypes – Isum and Erra from the Zombies, Cowboys & Zombie Cowboy series he entered into the Contemporaries of the Columbia Museum of Art’s Artist [...]

Stephen Chesley

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While he supports himself with his art, he’s been a savvy investor to sustain himself through the economic peaks and valleys of the sometimes fickle arts market. But on the whole, Chesley’s livelihood is a byproduct of his lifestyle. “I [...]

Michaela Pilar Brown

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Michaela Pilar Brown leans across the café table to be heard more clearly. “It’s OK,” she offers sympathetically. “My voice is small.” It’s true that the beguiling, doe-eyed artist speaks softly. But a small voice? Hardly. Brown’s recent Midlands shows [...]

Peter Lenzo

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You could define irony as a ceramic artist with epilepsy and think you came up with something original. Then you meet Peter Lenzo and see exactly how profound the impact that living with uncontrollable seizures has on the work of [...]

Tariq Mix

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Standing on the oval track, waiting for his teammate to pass him the baton, Tariq Mix felt the excitement. The air at Franklin Arena was charged with electricity, and yet Tariq focused on the task at hand as he prepared [...]

Roger Hutchison

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Roger Hutchison is encircled by a rainbow of his candy colored canvases inside Mr. Friendly’s, where his paintings have been selling like crab cakes. It is hard to believe that only a year ago, this burgeoning 35-year-old painter had never [...]

Susan Lenz – Cyber Fyber

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The connection between the South and fiber goes back to the birth of King Cotton in the 17th century and has known an ebb and flow that rivals the tides on our Atlantic shores.  Today, the South’s love of the [...]

Tim Floyd

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The lofty, industrial City Art gallery showroom was abuzz with patrons one recent Thursday night for a very special art show opening. Many stared in awe at the highly-textured, mood-carving, luminescent paintings with price tags in the thousands and some [...]

Jarid Lyfe Brown

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There comes a time in every artist’s life when he or she must decide if art sales can pay the bills efficiently or if another career must be pursued to make ends meet. For Jarid Lyfe Brown, a painter who [...]

Anastasia Chernoff

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Is your ass happy?  Well, the asses created by Anastasia Chernoff are. To transcend typical communicative methods, the sculptor employs portions of the human anatomy to convey characteristics and emotions; hence, the happy derriere and the countless sentiments found in [...]