Eye Food

beaded wearables and their inspirations

“Style, style is Everything! to help you get up in the morning and down the stairs, it’s a way of  Life – without it you’re nobody” – Diana Vreeland I have been on a painting break, having a ball in my studio making necklaces from beads I have collected from all over the world. Each Read more

Frank Stella

Frank Stella is one of the most well-regarded postwar American painters still working today. He is heralded for creating abstract paintings that bear no pictorial illusions or psychological or metaphysical references in twentieth-century painting. Frank Stella’s work is a teacher I routinely come back to his work for guidance and perspective. I am particularly drawn Read more

Bridget Riley

“To follow very closely Riley’s work is to see that sameness is courted – because repetition is crucial to an artistic practice – but sameness is also avoided, because it is in the character of a true artistic practice to create change. So, to follow her work is to see that the continuity of artistic Read more

Trapezoids

Trapezoids are in my brain, I have been referring to them in my most recent series of paintings and drawings. I like the balanced imbalance of the trapezoids and how they are made of symmetrical triangles which can be dissected and rearranged into patterns of infinite possibilities. Turns out under the inclusive definition, all parallelograms Read more

Johnathan Lasker Paintings

Johnathen Lasker makes paintings I want to look at again and again… Jonathan Lasker was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, 1948 and currently lives and works in New York City. He studied at the School of Visual Arts, New York (1975-77) and California Institute of the Arts, Valencia (1977). “A critic once wrote that my Read more

Ronald Davis

Ronald Davis is so awesome Ronald Davis, a.k.a. Ron Davis (born 1937), is an American painter whose work is associated with Geometric abstraction, Abstract Illusionism, Lyrical Abstraction, Hard-edge painting, Shaped canvas painting, Color field painting, and 3D Computer Graphics. He is a veteran of nearly seventy solo exhibitions and hundreds of group exhibitions. His work has the lovely combination of being both smart Read more

Wiener Werkstätte

Established in 1903, the Wiener Werkstätte (engl.: Vienna’s Workshops) was a production community of visual artists in Vienna, Austria bringing together architects, artists and designers. The patterns, the similarities to the arts and crafts movement all have my brain making a happy dance. Jutta Sika: Winged Punch Bowl with Lid c. 1904 Jossef Hoffmann: Vase 1914 glass Otto Prutscher: Champagne Read more