Vibe Israel: Klone Studio Visit / Alfred Gallery

Illustration // Monday, December 23, 2013
This past week, as Juxtapoz's illustration editor, I was granted a trip out to Israel to explore the rich cultural and creative landscape in and around Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. I came across the two person show Klone and Meshullam put together at Alfred Gallery, and set up some time to chat with the amazingly accommodating artist Klone in his studio in southern Tel Aviv...

Vibe Israel: Broken Fingaz

Illustration // Monday, December 23, 2013
I was pretty hyped to see work from Haifa, Israel based psych-pop-street crew and illustration / design team Broken Fingaz on my recent trip out to visit the growing and flourishing art scene in Israel. There is certainly no shortage of creative energy in the visual arts in Tel Aviv.Thanks to Hasayeret for pointing it out on the streets, and to Vibe Israel / Kinetis for making it possible for me to travel to the Holy Land on behalf of Juxtapoz. Truly unforgettable.

Vibe Israel: Assaf Benharroch Illustration

Illustration // Monday, December 23, 2013
Assaf Benharroch’s is an Israeli artist with a background in animation and a current focus on his own illustration style. These rich, lush  images are the result that bring his interest in printing techniques into his illustrated works. I became more aware of his work after recently visiting Tel Aviv, Israel and focusing on the thriving scene in the middle east...

Vibe Israel: Tal Amitai-Lavi, Chelouche Gallery

Illustration // Sunday, December 22, 2013
I was fortunate enough to spend this past week experiencing the visual art scene in Tel Aviv, Israel and to discover the work of Tal Amitai-Lavi, an Israeli artist (born Israel 1969) who shows with Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art. As a multidisciplinary artist, Amitai-Lavi's work straddles the boundary line between the two-dimensional and three-dimensional, and is characterized by love of craftsmanship, sensitivity to detail and an exploration of unusual materials (sewing thread, salt, plasticine, etc....

Vibe Israel: Ayelet Carmi at the Museum of Art, Ein Harod

Illustration // Saturday, December 21, 2013
As the illustration and print/web editor for Juxtapoz, I was recently invited to take a trip out to Israel via non-profit organization Vibe Israel / Kinetis to explore the vibrant creative scene and in and around Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Experiencing the energy and passion that lies within the visual art scene in the this middle eastern state, I came in contact with a countless array of Israeli artists that definitely don't get as much Western exposure as they deserve. One of them being Ayelet Carmi, an artist that lives and works in Herzliya, Israel...

The Art of the Still Life

Illustration // Friday, December 20, 2013
Felix Hora is good. His attention to detail and portrayal of realism in his eloquently executed renderings of objects and set compositions basically breathe reality. There's a certain kind of near obsessive concentration and patience that goes along with this kind of work- and this Netherlands based artist has it down.

The Graphic Work of Borja Bonaque

Illustration // Friday, December 20, 2013
Borja Bonaque is a designer and illustrator that graduated from the Polytechnic University of Valencia with a degree in Fine Arts. While studying, he started working as a freelancer for advertising agencies in Spain and abroad. Was named ‘Graduate of the Year’ by Wallpaper magazine in 2009, along with other young artists from different disciplines. His work encompasses both graphic design and advertising and editorial illustration which he develops in his own studio.

New Work From Killer Acid

Illustration // Friday, December 20, 2013
Rob Corradetti (Killer Acid) is an artist born in Delaware. He has called New York City his home for 13 years.  His drawings swarm with otherworldly characters, satanic monsters, perverted aliens, and rock and roll burn-outs. His Screen Prints are a marriage of intricate pen and ink drawings, cut and paste collage, and intense pop psychedelic colors...

The Illustration Work of Krzysztof

Illustration // Friday, December 20, 2013
Krzysztof Domaradzki runs a multidisciplinary design studio, StudioKxx whose portfolio includes identity, brand strategy development, typography and print, but is equally a specialist in illustration. Krzysztof incorporates his realistic and elegant drawings into his clean and modern designs to create work that touches base in range of practices. 

Tiffany Bozic's Intricacies of Nature

Illustration // Thursday, December 19, 2013
Tiffany Bozic has spent the majority of her life living with and observing the intricacies of nature. Her work has the traditional air of tightly rendered nature illustrations but with a highly emotional range of surreal metaphorical themes. In her paintings and sketches she presents her vision of life’s struggles and triumphs that are largely autobiographical.

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