Shadowbox’s Spotlight for 2015: Kara Walker

12.14.15 Good Morning! Since it’s the last month of the year, I’ve decided to shake a few things up in the Spotlight Artist post. I’ve combed through this year’s Spotlight posts and one name has been on my mind lately and she has been featured in this blog twice, most recently May of this year. Yes I know, but I think she’s just cool awesome. Kara Walker is the Shadowbox’s Spotlight for 2015. I chose her because I find her work fascinating and interesting. She’s known for creating paper-cut silhouettes, which represented the South. Her works explored racism, sexuality, gender, along … Continue reading Shadowbox’s Spotlight for 2015: Kara Walker

Spotlight Artists for October 2015 are……..

October 13, 2015 Hello all! It seems likes it’s been a while. Instead of focusing on one artist, I’ve decided to get four, yep, four artists who specialize in the horror, the grotesque, the disturbing, and the downright creepy…..   Chris Kuchta http://www.horrorartist.com Featured image also by Chris Kuchta       Michael Whelan http://www.michaelwhelan.com       Wayne Barlowe waynebarlowe.wordpress.com       Joshua Hoffine   http://www.joshuahoffine.com   I hope these works of art don’t keep you up tonight…..enjoy your Tuesday! Be blessed always!       featured and other images courtesy of http://www.horrorartist.com, unobtainium13.com, driveinhorrorshow.com, http://www.dana-mad.ru, dailydragon.dragoncon.org, infinispace.net, … Continue reading Spotlight Artists for October 2015 are……..

Summer Spotlight Artist: Saulius

August 17, 2015 Hello again. Just a reminder that Saulius has been Shadowbox’s Summer Spotlight Artist for this year. Here is the post: Summer Spotlight Artist: Saulius. I do apologize for the photos, but if you want to see more of his work just go to the website included in the post. Enjoy your day, be blessed and don’t forget about Crimson Peak Fan Contest 2015!     featured image courtesy of Saulius Continue reading Summer Spotlight Artist: Saulius

SHADOWBOX UPDATES

June 2015 Hello! Just wanted to give you heads up on what’s going on with Shadowbox. As you can already see, I’ve played with the theme and I’m beginning to get the hang of it (I think or hope so). First, its Summer time and I’m changing a few things. Spotlight Artist will be change to Summer Spotlight Artist 2015. This is just for June, July, and August. Saulis is this Summer’s Spotlight Artist, so please check out the post! It’s on the blog, all you have to do is look! Secondly Art Close-Up will be posted in the last … Continue reading SHADOWBOX UPDATES

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Summer Spotlight Artist 2015: Saulius

August 17 2015 Morning all! Saulius is this Summer’s Spotlight Artist and he is a talent to watch for. Here is the artist in his own words.   Hello, I’m Saulius. I’m a 25 yr-old artist from Lithuania. It all began in school, when I would get bored during class, I would start sketching. It was 5 years ago, when I drew my first sketch, which you see below.   My friends saw my drawings and encouraged and motivated me to give it a try. They suggested that I try tattoos, but I was never interested in that, so I started to … Continue reading Summer Spotlight Artist 2015: Saulius

Editor’s Desk: June 2015

June 1, 2015 Volume 2 / Number 6 Hello everyone! It’s good to be back! Summertime is pretty much here, the kids are outta school, and there are several things going on this month. Firstly, there are The Lost Lectures NY: Number Two. They’ve teamed up with Hyperallergic for this interesting event. Unfortunately, the location has not be revealed. The only way to solved that problem is to buy a ticket. Yes, sounds strange, but how else can you get people interested? A post will be out about how to get those tickets! Saulius is June’s Spotlight Artist and his … Continue reading Editor’s Desk: June 2015

May Spotlight Artist: Kara Walker

May 12, 2015 Good Morning everyone! Kara Walker is this month’s Spotlight Artist. She is known to create panoramic friezes of cut-paper silhouettes, black figures against a white wall, of colonialism, of the antebellum South. Here are the facts on this contemporary artist…..   Received her BFA from the Atlanta College of Art and her MFA from Rhode Island School of Design. In 1994, Walker’s first mural, Gone, An Historical Romance of a Civil War as It Occurred Between the Dusky Thighs of One Young Negress and Her Heart, which was a cut-paper silhouette mural, presenting old-timey south filled with … Continue reading May Spotlight Artist: Kara Walker