Usually we wear masks to disguise ourselves, to hide some 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

    Hyper pointillism painter JoKa brings us along as he creates one of his newest works in this time lapse video.       Attack JoKa! http://dotjoka.com YouTube Facebook Instagram Twitter Other recent works from JoKa

  The vividly colored ladies of Jeremiah Ketner’s paintings are instantly recognizable. They are dreamy, adorned with flowers, have a child-like innocence unique to each of them. The Chicago artist draws a lot of design and motif inspiration from the Japanese culture and now lives in Tokyo where he continues to create. Attack Jeremiah Ketner! … Continue reading Jeremiah Ketner

  Painter Joshua Flint explores ideas of the in between, a threshold where humanity stands among all types of change around themselves.  With the use of images from old sources such as digitized museum archives and vintage shops, a decaying nostalgia is presented. Flint creates and teaches in Portland, Oregon. Attack Joshua Flint! joshuaflint.com Twitter Instagram … Continue reading Joshua Flint’s Nostalgia

  Under the pen name “Evgola” artist Evgeniya Golik connects us to a realm of fantasies. Evgola’s paintings take a nod from the European Renaissance and old fairy tales. Gold accents highlight the portraits of the mystical beings that stare back as if they have secrets to share. Attack Evgola! evgolafineart.com Facebook Instagram  

Johannah O’Donnell paints characters that shine boldly with brilliant shades of color, often found among cosmic landscapes. Her acrylic figures are influenced by vintage 70’s sci-fi illustrations and the American pop movement and uses figurative symbolism as a narrative surrounding ideas of the human condition. Attack Johannah O’Donnell! johannahodonnell.com * Instagram * Facebook  

  The latest body of work from painter Helen Bayly is an amusing commentary of the American experience. Her solo show “Classic Plastic” opening at White Walls highlights paintings developed over the last two years containing classical representations of beauty, detailed with gold leaf script and accents. Through this method she theorizes what the truth behind the … Continue reading Helen Bayly’s Classic Plastic

 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

“The fact that one day we will die has been governing both our internal behavior and our interactions with society throughout all time, since the advent of self-awareness” The artist Jesse Draxler says this in regards to the title of his solo show at Booth Gallery in New York City. The name “Terror Management™” comes from the … Continue reading Jesse Draxler’s “Terror Management” @ Booth Gallery