the landscapes of the Far North in Alaska as seen by Acacia Johnson

Photography // Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Acacia Johnson is a photographer who hails from Anchorage, Alaska, which geographically speaking would explain why her photographs transmit an intense frigid feeling and are light lacking. Her photographic process can be described as expeditionary in nature, exploring her profound connection to the landscapes of the Far North in Alaska, northern Norway, Iceland, and beyond. Johnson is currently a studying at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

The Colorful Rock Formations of Zhangye Danxia

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Our featured artist today is the always unbelievable Mother Nature! Her Zhangye Danxia Landform is an incredible expanse of mountains and streaks of incredible color that is the result of millions of years of tectonic plate movements, water flow fissures, erosion, and oxidization. Amazing!

The art of Michael McGillis

Street Art // Friday, November 23, 2012
Using painted plastic grocery bags, vinyl tape, wire, painted sticks, logs, ceramics and other tools, Detroit-based artist, Michael Mcgillis, creates environmental installations with a unique and subtle approach.

New Work from Allyson Mellberg Taylor

Illustration // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Whether it's her solemn, rounded figures or her soft earthy color pallette, there's just something about Allyson Mellberg Taylor's illustrations that seems so simple yet inexplicably intriguing. Since we last featured her work, Taylor has emerged with more fascinating and surreal images of interactions between humans and nature. 

Ink Illustrations by Erica Williams

Illustration // Sunday, August 05, 2012
'Erica Williams is an artist and illustrator from Colorado who currently resides in Minneapolis, MN. She enjoys collecting beautiful images, books, music, and cats (mostly the cats). Her illustrations combine fine art, design, and a love of nature into a subtle and sometimes dark fantasy realm inhabited by creatures and persons from various myth or lore. She takes much of her inspiration from gig and movie posters, album art, photography, dystopian movies, and books.'

Illustration by Sarah McNeil

Tattoo // Friday, July 06, 2012
Artist Sarah McNeil says she likes drawing, cooking, and exploring nature. We like her illustrated portrait of this tattooed babe. Wolves, birds, and flowers are some of the subjects that make up this girl's ink work and we'd like to see more of this pretty, nature-y goodness in real life.

Woodcut Imprints by Bryan Nash Gill

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 14, 2012
Bryan Nash Gill takes recycled lumber and coats the surface in ink and washi paper, and creates these fantastic impressions with his fingers and fingernails to get these amazing patterns of tree rings. Not to get sappy so early in the day, but this just shows you how amazing nature's structure really is.

Tree of Happiness

Street Art // Wednesday, July 20, 2011
When all else fails, when the city has got you down, resort back to nature to lend some guidance.  A simple tree by an unknown artist, reminiscent of Margaret Kilgallen's nature work.

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