Friday, August 8, 2008
I was invited to participate in the 8x8 Show at Pinkghost, curated by Janice and Nathan Lumm. The show gets it's name based on the the premise that all the art was to be created on 8x8 canvases. I kept with the totem theme and painted two canvases for the show- a Totem Dog and Totem Cat (seen below). I think the neatest part about the paintings are the backgrounds- I tried to simulate a really varied wood pattern with a lot of contrast. It's hard to see in the photos, but there's a lot of metallic gold in the wood texture that definitely ads to the paintings. There's a pretty nice write up over on Vinyl Pulse about the show and a few samples of some of the other paintings. And a bonus- there will also be free pie! Yes I said free pie- the Purple Pie Company will be providing delicious samples for the show. So if you're in the Ft. Lauderdale area on August 16th, make sure you stop by to check out the cool art and eat some yummy pie!