Erotica // Friday, September 12, 2014
As your typical, curious being, I can certainly side with some of the interesting spectator commentary and possible benefits that may go along with this influx. Artist Erin M. Riley, who directly pulls from some of these images, has taken advantage of our current state of disrobed selfies in her often explicit, woven textiles...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 17, 2014
Joshua Liner Gallery is pleased to present the second edition of Summer Mixer, a group exhibition comprised of artists making their debut offering with the gallery. Providing a fresh narrative to the exhibition space, Summer Mixer artists present traditional and new-media works, featuring painting, weaving, collage, and digital art techniques. This exhibition will open with an artist’s reception on Thursday, July 17th, 2014.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 14, 2014
"ALTER STREET is a video series that showcases some of today’s most diverse and intriguing artists. You will get to peek behind the curtain and see the artists in their own studios, where they reveal why and how they create art." This episode, they talk to Erin M. Riley, featured in our Feb 2014 issue and famous for weaved portraits of intimate and private moments shared over the internet.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Here we are, at another New Year, ready for 12 great months ahead. This particular year for Juxtapoz is a little different, as we are celebrating 20 years of independent publishing throughout 2014, and what better than kick off the calendar year with a cover by Mel Kadel and an issue appreciating the subtle details of contemporary art. From New Wave Handmade Art, classic pop surrealism, and DIY public art, February 2014 properly sends us into our 20th year...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 29, 2013
Erin M Riley creates tapestries that look like page from Instagrams oddly pre-teen "Greatest HIts" section, using the medium to show young women and modern-day subject matter that is both salacious and uncomfortably alluring. Joe Boruchow creates paper-cuts that also explore a bit of NSFW naugtiness as well as observations about American society. The two will be showing together starting August 30, 2013, at Paradigm Gallery in Philadelphia.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, May 03, 2012
We don't know the process in which Philadelphia-based Erin M Riley puts into her tapestries, woven from a Macomber floor loom with hand dyed wool yarn, but we know the results are gaining a bit of attention across the blog world and in San Francisco. Featuring scenes of sex, a bit of a partying, a bit of remnants of last night's party, Riley creates a vision of excess through this unique medium. Her work was just on display at Guerrero Gallery in SF.
Erotica // Friday, October 28, 2011
Erin M Riley is a tapestry artist out of Philadelphia PA, handweaving and hand dying wool textiles to create realistic and provocative narratives of our erotic youth. She is currently showing at Sky High Gallery in Milwaukee WI through November 21, 2011.