Usually we wear masks to disguise ourselves, to hide someĀ of who we are. Though, in the case of these paintings from Alea Hurst, the masks reveal much more. The Atlanta based artist paints with oil on fabric with bits of her figures exposing the patterns beneath. Alea combines cultural and tribal masks with figures … Continue reading Alea Hurst’s Societal Masks

Lucien Shapiro is a maker of things. The Bay Area artist takes usually discarded objects and puts them all together to create ornate sculptures and masks to reflect personal emotions, struggles, and the routines to get through them all. By combining his creations into a visual narrative, Shapiro gives a unique experience to his work. … Continue reading Collection & Ritual: Lucien Shapiro