These are so awesome! They are animal pelts knitted from 100% nonwool yarns by Becky Stern.
This is Kim Holleman’s study for her Trailer Park installation sculpture. Kim Holleman constructed a park with little paved road, a bench, a fountain sculpture and some greenery inside of a one small mobile trailer. Theoretically this trailer can be parked and be a functioning park anywhere it goes for everybody to see and enjoy. I saw this piece when it was parked in Williamsburg near Black and White Gallery. There is something exciting about jumping inside a trailer car and ending up in a relaxing atmosphere of a beautiful park. Of course, it does not always work this way.
*below: Inside the trailer
Drawing of a naked tree in the winter. Watercolor, pencil and graphite on paper.
Walton Ford’s paintings are “as much a tutorial in flora and fauna as it is as a scathing indictment of the wrongs committed by nineteenth-century industrialists or, locating the work in the present, contemporary American consumer society”
The “vertical planter” is a re-designed drain system where rainwater gets captured in the upturned branches. All kinds of moss and grass seeds will eventually sprout in the upturned branches - planters and make the city even more green. In Seattle, where it rains a lot, this idea is very compelling.
Isn’t it amazing how everybody can send greeting cards through internet nowadays? This artwork is by CHARLEY HARPER. Happy fall and winter season!
Diana Sudyka’s watercolors are amazing. A lot of her drawings and watercolors are of birds and animals. She makes high quality, limited edition archival inkjet prints of her works on sustainable, archival, bamboo paper.
I like this drawing of New York trees by Katie Holten. Just in case to let you know, there are not a lot of trees in New York City, so these are probably from New York state. Katie Holten was born in Dublin and curreltly lives and works in New York. Katie makes drawings, installations, sculptures and public art projects which are focused on the relationship between the individual and her environment.
Kako Ueda is one of my favorite artists that composes extremely detailed and intricate artwork by cutting paper. Craft of composing images by cutting paper exists in many cultures, especially Japan, where Kako Ueda is from. Kako is interested in organic beings such as animals, plants, people, insects and how they are modified by culture. In Kako Ueda’s cutouts I see outlines of flowers and organic shapes that belong to cultures and subcultures of different time periods - tattoos, deers, skulls, as well as Art Deco flower patterns, flowers executed in Victorian style.