Kimiaki Yaegashi

Illustration // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Kimiaki Yaegashi is a Tokyo-based illustrator and graphic designer who has been working professionally since 1998. Her minimalist style is colorful, quirky, sexy and strange, with a cast of bizarre yet delightful recurring characters, including a perennially grumpy little girl, a Japanese yokai, a panda, a bodacious babe in a bikini, and Michael Jackson.

Ruth Ishbel Munro

Illustration // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Ruth Ishbel Munro is a freelance illustrator who lives and works in Brighton, and graduated from the University of Brighton in 2008. Her work is an emotive and often sinister amalgamation of the fantastical and the mundane, often drawing inspiration from psychology, stress, good films, vintage trinkets, animals and nature.

Greg Eason's Graphite

Illustration // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Greg Eason's use of space monumentalizes the subject within, from lazy lions, to listless figures staring into the depths of space. Objects in his works are usually portrayed as symbolisms for eachother, whether they are adjacently paired, or otherwise.

Mikey Swaney

Illustration // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Mike Swaney's work emphasizes on the paper cut-outs of his unusual figures. His illustrations are unconventionally collaged with a little bit of humorous intrigue that tickles the fancy of the viewer.

Daan Botlek

Illustration // Monday, November 14, 2011
Dan Botlek uses exciting twists and turns in his illustrations and utilizes the textural solid line to create interest in his pieces. His artwork is conceptually stunning and wonderfully bizarre.

Scott Campbell

Illustration // Monday, November 14, 2011
Who doesn't love some Zelda and some Harry Potter? Scott Campbell keeps that in mind when he conjurs up some of his favorite fictional characters in his recent illustrations. He is a big fan of drawing comics and is also a video game creator. His work is quirky and child-like, induced with a little bit of nerdy love.

Terrence Payne

Illustration // Monday, November 14, 2011
Minneapolis-based artist, Terrence Payne creates oil pastel portraits that combine narrative elements, refined organic forms, and delicate, bold lines to suggest movement and evolution in his subject’s character. The earnest beauty ensuing from the clumsy actions of his subjects as they stumble through life in pursuit of their ideal existence inspires him.

Jillian Tamaki

Illustration // Monday, November 14, 2011
Jillian Tamaki is an illustrator and comics artist who grew up in Calgary, Alberta, on the Canadian Prairies. She went to school there too (the Alberta College of Art and Design) and is currently lives in Brooklyn, NY where she teaches at the School of Visual Arts. Gorgeously ornate illustration work.

The illusions of Tom French

Illustration // Sunday, November 13, 2011
Tom French is a talented artist from across the pond, whose work and technique is very inspiring. His charcoal drawings successfully breathes new life into Charles Allan Gilbert’s “All Is Vanity” (1892). Tom’s style merges the use of academic tradition with contemporary urban realism. His work has a well balanced duality of being both beautiful and unsettling.

Dain Williams: Threatened

Illustration // Sunday, November 13, 2011
Artist Dain Williams' exhibition "Threatened" places endangered animals in a surreal space surrounded by familiar household objects, effectively amplifying the creatures' wild nature in a world dominated by man.

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