While in Miami for Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Attacks met New Haven, CT/New York City based painter Dave Thomas who was invited to show with Derek Gores Gallery at the Aqua art fair. Dave’s fingerprint paintings create a new level of texture and whimsy to the dynamic narratives he tells. Dave chatted with us about his work … Continue reading Fingerprint Painter Dave Thomas

While in Miami Beach for the madness that is Art Basel week, Art Attacks caught up with collage artist Derek Gores at Aqua Art Fair. His brick and mortar space, Derek Gores Gallery, had a room at the Aqua Hotel and hosted not only his personal work but, that of assemblage artist David Burton, finger-print painter … Continue reading Chat w/ Derek Gores at Aqua Art Miami

Nicaragua born, Carlos Franco-Ruiz takes seeming ignored intersections and scenery and paints them into vivid landscapes to bring to light the beauty in what others may overlook in their everyday.  His images become a moment of extraction and addition, created through the layering of varnish as the painting progresses. His works explore to challenge conceived notion … Continue reading Paintings of Carlos Franco-Ruiz

Recently caught up with artist Andrew Soria on his visit to Orlando and talked with him about his unique landscapes and art making process.

We visited Context Art Miami this year at Art Basel Miami 2012 and bumped into Jen of Varnish Fine Art from San Francisco. California. Jen talks to us about being a vender at Context this year and her thoughts on the fair and it’s bold work. Context was an incredible experience and brought some of … Continue reading GALLERY SPOTLIGHT – Varnish Fine Art of San Francisco, CA

We followed our friends at SNAP ORLANDO to the Mr. Brainwash party in celebration of his show at Art Basel Miami 2012 – LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL.

The SNAP! Orlando crew let us tag along with them to meet up with World Famous Light Painter Vicki DaSilva at Miami Beach during Art Basel 2012. Vicki let us role cameras as she created one of her signature light painting live on the beach.

We caught up with Ken Harman from Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco to talk about his gallery’s first time showing at Art Basel Miami 2012 and his featured artists.