Every couple of years I give acrylic paints another go. After all, mastering anything comes down to practice. A number of my artist friends rave about acrylics and how fast they dry and allow you to keep working without having to wait.
The role of the creative, whether, artist, performer, or musician, is to give form to what is unseen, not perceived by the wider public.
Recently I started a collaborative painting project with Kevin Campeau. In this video we briefly discuss how we worked together and what we did with the canvas.
It is said a picture tells a thousand words, and the quote from Carl Jung is but a few that I can add to my latest painting “Axis Mundi”.
This past weekend I attended the open studios (Rundgang) of the Vienna Academy of the Fine Arts (Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien). In the unending push to remain abreast with the current art trends, the past is cut off and cast aside as worn out worthless rubbish. That is, unless, it earns some money, like the Painting Gallery, which houses valuable Old Masters artworks from Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Hieronymus Bosch and Titian.
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Last week I made my way to Hamburg to have a number of my paintings scanned and spend some time with friend and colleague in artistic crimes, Dennis Konstantin.
Next week I will be travelling to Viechtach again as the town plays host to the iPaX 2010 International Fantastic Art Exhibition. I was previously in Viechtach for the Dante exhibition last year and I’m very much looking forward to returning to this charming part of Germany again.
once again travelled to Amsterdam for the Dreamscapes Exhibition. The exhibition is one of the largest and best organised Fantastic Art shows I’ve attended. Part of my aim in attending was to document the exhibition for my Fantastic Visions project.
I just received my copy of the latest CoSM Journal today, courtesy of Delvin Solkinson. The CoSM journal is a gorgeous A5 sized full colour publication, illustrating the planetary culture of visionary art.
I am very please to announce that I have been invited to exhibit in Los Angeles, at the Temple of Visions exhibition “Womb of Creation”. I am sending two canvases for the show.
Art Imaginär curator, Otfried Culmann, just sent a link to a slideshow video that he put together using photos that he and I took at the exhibition in Mußbach back in October.
Non Omnis Moriar – Stephanie Henderson I first met Reinhard Schmid at the Dreamscapes Exhibition in Amsterdam last year. Through our correspondence since then, Reinhard came to invite me down to the opening of the “Dante’s Divine Comedy” exhibition in…
The Sacred Art exhibition, organized by the Society for the Art of Imagination, has opened in Bavaria. Included in the group show, is my painting “Manifest”.
Time to finally write about exhibition opening in Barmstedt at Galerie III with Anja Brinkmann and Micha Krebs. The show went off nicely with a slew of articles in the local press.
I can now confirm that I have been included in the 6th Annual Interdimensional Art Show 2009 Tour. This will be the first time I have exhibited in North America.
It seems some corners of the art world are starting to catch up with public opinion as is the “world financial crisis” is catching up with them.
Shoji Tanaka and Michel de Saint Ouen London based Society for the Art of Imagination (AOI) have twinned with International Fantastic Art Association (IFAA) which is based in Japan. As a first step all members of IFAA and AOI will…
After a hiatus it is time to exhibit again. First is a group show with Anja Brinkmann and Micha Krebs just outside of Hamburg. The next will be with the Society for the Art of Imagination. The show is called Sacred Art.
The Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM) in New York will close at the end of this month. While the chapel will close with a New Year’s Eve party, the project will not come to an end.