Art

Anthony Mead

Anthony Mead

Mead was born and raised in Michigan. He received his BFA in printmaking from Kendall College of Art and Design. During the spring 2009 semester Mead studied at Florence School of Fine Arts. In 2010 he co-founded Dinderbeck, community artist studio. From 2012-2016 he worked at KCAD teaching adjunct, as a printmaking lab technician, a preparator at numerous galleries and museums, and co-operating Dinderbeck. Mead has shown his work throughout the United States. In 2016 he began studies at Arizona State University pursuing his MFA. Mead’s work focuses on tools, technologies, language, categories, systems, culture, the natural world and interconnectivity.

Anthony Mead

Anthony Mead

Mead was born and raised in Michigan. He received his BFA in printmaking from Kendall College of Art and Design. During the spring 2009 semester Mead studied at Florence School of Fine Arts. In 2010 he co-founded Dinderbeck, community artist studio. From 2012-2016 he worked at KCAD teaching adjunct, as a printmaking lab technician, a preparator at numerous galleries and museums, and co-operating Dinderbeck. Mead has shown his work throughout the United States. In 2016 he began studies at Arizona State University pursuing his MFA. Mead’s work focuses on tools, technologies, language, categories, systems, culture, the natural world and interconnectivity.

Anthony
Mead

Ben Willis

Ben Willis

Ben Willis is an artist working in Tempe, Arizona. He was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Arizona to pursue his Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Drawing at Arizona State University. The pattern paintings Ben makes now derive from concepts of optical art. In contrast his use of materials has allowed him to go beyond creating a visual depth, adding a third dimension of suspending paint, iridescent pigment and glitter in many layers of resin. Professionally Willis is currently Painting and Drawing Adjunct Faculty at Phoenix College and Prepartaor at Phoenix Art Museum. 

Ben Willis

Ben Willis

Ben Willis is an artist working in Tempe, Arizona. He was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Arizona to pursue his Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Drawing at Arizona State University. The pattern paintings Ben makes now derive from concepts of optical art. In contrast his use of materials has allowed him to go beyond creating a visual depth, adding a third dimension of suspending paint, iridescent pigment and glitter in many layers of resin. Professionally Willis is currently Painting and Drawing Adjunct Faculty at Phoenix College and Prepartaor at Phoenix Art Museum. 

Ben
Willis

Chelsea Cody

Chelsea Cody

Chelsea is a self-taught artist based out of Los Angeles, CA. With a background in journalism, political theory, and women’s studies she carves a circuitous path towards her vision of a more resilient and life-affirming existence through creative expression. Utilizing collage, paint, photography, and digital design - her work calls into question the status quo -  and draws on her interests in postmodern philosophy, social justice, power dynamics, and identity. She currently creates an array of work for creative agencies, individual commissions, and contract clients. She will begin her MFA at Art Center in Pasadena in the Fall of 2017. 

Chelsea Cody

Chelsea Cody

Chelsea is a self-taught artist based out of Los Angeles, CA. With a background in journalism, political theory, and women’s studies she carves a circuitous path towards her vision of a more resilient and life-affirming existence through creative expression. Utilizing collage, paint, photography, and digital design - her work calls into question the status quo -  and draws on her interests in postmodern philosophy, social justice, power dynamics, and identity. She currently creates an array of work for creative agencies, individual commissions, and contract clients. She will begin her MFA at Art Center in Pasadena in the Fall of 2017. 

Chelsea
Cody

John Kirsch

John Kirsch

John Kirsch is an editor for a publishing company in Mexico City where he publishes English-language books, fiction and nonfiction, about Mexican society and history. Before moving to Mexico he worked as a reporter (and occasional photographer) for papers in Iowa, his native state, and Texas. His photographs have been published in The Adirondack Review, Buffalo Almanack, Blue Mesa Review and The Ofi Press Magazine, among others.

John Kirsch

John Kirsch

John Kirsch is an editor for a publishing company in Mexico City where he publishes English-language books, fiction and nonfiction, about Mexican society and history. Before moving to Mexico he worked as a reporter (and occasional photographer) for papers in Iowa, his native state, and Texas. His photographs have been published in The Adirondack Review, Buffalo Almanack, Blue Mesa Review and The Ofi Press Magazine, among others.

John
Kirsch

Lawrence Eby

Larry Eby

Larry Eby is the author of two books of poetry, Flight of August (Trio House Press), which won the 2013 Louise Bogan Award, and Machinist in the Snow (ELJ Publications). His photos have appeared in Blue Mesa Review, The Sand Canyon Review, The Great American Lit Mag, and others. Poems and photos can be found by following him on Instagram: @larryeby or Twitter: @vaneebs.

Lawrence Eby

Larry Eby

Larry Eby is the author of two books of poetry, Flight of August (Trio House Press), which won the 2013 Louise Bogan Award, and Machinist in the Snow (ELJ Publications). His photos have appeared in Blue Mesa Review, The Sand Canyon Review, The Great American Lit Mag, and others. Poems and photos can be found by following him on Instagram: @larryeby or Twitter: @vaneebs.

Lawrence
Eby

Lizzy Taber

Lizzy Taber

Lizzy Taber is currently an MFA candidate at Arizona State University. She is a Florida native and received her BFA in Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking at the University of North Florida in 2014. Recently she has exhibited in galleries across the country and has been recognized for her special talent in Printmaking. Lizzy has been traveling for the past few years and is creating work that is influenced by her personal experiences. Her current work is inspired by her interests in geology while focusing closely on human connection and emotion. 

Lizzy Taber

Lizzy Taber

Lizzy Taber is currently an MFA candidate at Arizona State University. She is a Florida native and received her BFA in Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking at the University of North Florida in 2014. Recently she has exhibited in galleries across the country and has been recognized for her special talent in Printmaking. Lizzy has been traveling for the past few years and is creating work that is influenced by her personal experiences. Her current work is inspired by her interests in geology while focusing closely on human connection and emotion. 

Lizzy
Taber

Rigoberto Flores

Rigo Flores

Rigoberto Jaimes Flores (Rigo Flores) was born in the country of Mexico. Flores currently works and lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Flores works mostly with the graphite and charcoal medium, but has recently started working with other mediums, including oil and acrylic paint. He has received an AA degree in the fine arts at Phoenix College and A BFA from Arizona State University. He has been included in several group exhibitions around the Phoenix area and had a solo exhibition for Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art (PhICA) in 2015. Flores has had two solo exhibitions in Mexico in 2016.

Rigoberto Flores

Rigo Flores

Rigoberto Jaimes Flores (Rigo Flores) was born in the country of Mexico. Flores currently works and lives in Phoenix, Arizona. Flores works mostly with the graphite and charcoal medium, but has recently started working with other mediums, including oil and acrylic paint. He has received an AA degree in the fine arts at Phoenix College and A BFA from Arizona State University. He has been included in several group exhibitions around the Phoenix area and had a solo exhibition for Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art (PhICA) in 2015. Flores has had two solo exhibitions in Mexico in 2016.

Rigoberto
Flores

Roger Leege

Roger Leege

Roger Leege started out as a painter, printmaker and analog photographer, earning BA and MA degrees in Visual Arts from Goddard College. During post-grad university study in computer science, he was an early adopter and evangelist for digital art and artists’ tools. With gallery, print, and online publishing credits in the US, Canada, and Europe, he especially enjoys working with writers and the “literate” press.

 

Roger Leege

Roger Leege

Roger Leege started out as a painter, printmaker and analog photographer, earning BA and MA degrees in Visual Arts from Goddard College. During post-grad university study in computer science, he was an early adopter and evangelist for digital art and artists’ tools. With gallery, print, and online publishing credits in the US, Canada, and Europe, he especially enjoys working with writers and the “literate” press.

 

Roger
Leege

Rossita Todorova

Rossita Todorova

Exhibited throughout the United States and internationally, Rossitza Todorova’s artwork is in the permanent collections of the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe, Tucson Museum of Art, the University of Arizona Art Museum in Tucson, the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, the Painting and Sculpture Museum in Istanbul, Turkey, and numerous private collections. Her work is also featured in 2013 Lark Crafts publication “500 Artists Books: Volume 2” and the 2014 “Studio Visit Volume 25” Originally from Bulgaria, Todorova received her BFA from the University of Nevada and her MFA from Arizona State University, where she currently teaches.

Rossita Todorova

Rossita Todorova

Exhibited throughout the United States and internationally, Rossitza Todorova’s artwork is in the permanent collections of the Arizona State University Art Museum in Tempe, Tucson Museum of Art, the University of Arizona Art Museum in Tucson, the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, the Painting and Sculpture Museum in Istanbul, Turkey, and numerous private collections. Her work is also featured in 2013 Lark Crafts publication “500 Artists Books: Volume 2” and the 2014 “Studio Visit Volume 25” Originally from Bulgaria, Todorova received her BFA from the University of Nevada and her MFA from Arizona State University, where she currently teaches.

Rossitza
Todorova

Thomas Gillaspy

Thomas Gillaspy

Thomas Gillaspy is a northern California photographer with an interest urban minimalism. His photography has been featured in numerous magazines including the literary journals: Compose, Portland Review and Brooklyn Review. 

Thomas Gillaspy

Thomas Gillaspy

Thomas Gillaspy is a northern California photographer with an interest urban minimalism. His photography has been featured in numerous magazines including the literary journals: Compose, Portland Review and Brooklyn Review. 

Thomas
Gillaspy

Otha "Vakseen" Davis III

Otha "Vakseen" Davis III

Drawing inspiration from women, beauty, fashion & pop culture, Vakseen's (born Otha Davis III) paintings aim to celebrate the acute imperfections and endless perfections that exist within every woman. The self-taught Floridian has developed a distinct collage-influenced painting style (Vanity Pop) that fuses elements of surrealism, cubism, photorealism and fashion design into beautifully vibrant, abstract portraits. His paintings have been featured by major brands like Adidas, Complex, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Juxtapoz Magazine and Tupac Shakurʼs estate, in addition to being sold to collectors and art enthusiasts worldwide. To view his #Vakseenart visit VakseenArt.com

Otha "Vakseen" Davis III

Otha "Vakseen" Davis III

Drawing inspiration from women, beauty, fashion & pop culture, Vakseen's (born Otha Davis III) paintings aim to celebrate the acute imperfections and endless perfections that exist within every woman. The self-taught Floridian has developed a distinct collage-influenced painting style (Vanity Pop) that fuses elements of surrealism, cubism, photorealism and fashion design into beautifully vibrant, abstract portraits. His paintings have been featured by major brands like Adidas, Complex, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Juxtapoz Magazine and Tupac Shakurʼs estate, in addition to being sold to collectors and art enthusiasts worldwide. To view his #Vakseenart visit VakseenArt.com

Otha "Vakseen"
Davis III