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

Portland based painter Stella Im Hultberg has been under the radar for a few years. Aside from a few group shows, she’s been taking time away to grow her family and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. This time away has also cause her to refine her signature aesthetics of very recognizable ladies created with inks, … Continue reading Stella Im Hultberg’s “Stranger”