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

Collage artist Derek Gores takes a unparalleled approach to creating extraordinary works of art by using bits and pieces of recycled magazines, labels and found materials. Up close, the end result is chaotic, a seemingly random display of paper scraps, but from afar the viewer sees a true-to-life, aesthetically pleasing masterpiece. Derek graduated from Rhode … Continue reading ARTIST SHOWCASE – Derek Gores