Author - Tessa Hulls

Julia Chiang’s Ring Pop Art

So much edible bling!! Brooklyn artist Julia Chiang created this dapper ring pop installation for a group show at Art Basel Miami. The ring pops slowly melt under the display lights, staining the walls as they disintegrate.

Patte Loper’s Magical Naturalism

Patte Loper has a diverse assortment of work on her website, but her pieces are united by an intersection of naturalist technique and a sense of almost unsettling magic. Many of Patte’s pieces depict animals wandering through abandoned human...

Blake Haygood’s Almost Tangible Objects

Blake Haygood’s paintings are fields of soft washes strewn with shapes that seem almost ready to coalesce into identifiable objects. Walking the line between the organic and the mechanical, Blake commands our attention by presenting us with...

Oils On Linen For Natalya Hughes!

Natalya Hughes‘ current series of works feel subtractive — as though she is actively painting out important portions of existing paintings as opposed to building off of nothing. Hughes always manages to capture a good sense of abstract...

Lily McElroy Throws Herself at Men

Lily McElroy throws herself at men and she is not shy about her leaping! Lily photographs herself flying through the air with impressive force and one imagines that from time to time she must end up tackling the men she hurls herself towards. On her...

Nick Beery’s Zombie Rappers

I’m going to preface this post by saying that I am deeply afraid of zombies. We all have our irrational fears, and mine happen to include being cold, the texture of chalk, and above all else, zombies. So when I say that I absolutely love Nick...

The Haunting Rural With Justin Beckman

Washington artist Justin Beckman explores the urban/rural divide through a series of works that showcase nostalgic Americana. Justin’s installations and projections leave viewers with the feeling of having just walked into an abandoned hunting...

Sara Zin’s Portraits

Sara Zin is a Seattle oil painter who creates striking portraits that are  both smooth and pixelated. Sara paintings are mostly portraits, but she describes her work as being concerned with specific moments: “As individuals, we are drawn to...