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Painted with heavy impasto, Wykes builds his landscapes with a palette knife, introducing rhythmic lines and facets of lively color into his compositions. This contemporary approach to the genre of landscape paintings gives Wykes’ images a unique aesthetic. Rooted strongly in the gesture of drawing, his paintings reveal the energy and diversity of the landscapes…

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Jamie Kinroy was our first MFA award winner. Immediately after graduating last year he was offered an exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.  Exhibits for artists are always stressful.  Having your first exhibit immediately following your MFA exhibit is very stressful. I think you will agree with us his talent speaks for itself. Artists…

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In Joe Sinness’s recent drawings, portraiture and still life become glossy, yet melancholic, tributes to queer performance. These meticulous works filter cinematic performance, sharp humor and sexual desire through carefully staged still lives and closely observed portraits. Sinness considers this performance a type of strip tease that creates an erotic tension loop between what may…

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Through photography, found imagery and other media, Adam Ryder presents a new body of work that operates as evidence of a secretive fraternal organization known to its members as “Renovatio Imperii”. Latin for “restoration of the Empire”, Renovatio Imperii is purported to be clandestinely involved in geo-political affairs and claims ties to the Roman imperium…

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Eric Ketelsen’s abstract paintings and drawings may, at first glance,  appear to be a series of repetitive lines, but it is the detail happening below and within the layers of each piece that reveal the subtle yet rich variations in tone, texture, color, and gestural mark. Influenced by Japanese Zen calligraphy, Ketelsen’s work centers on…

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Jim Hittinger is a co-winner of our annual MFA framing award. Providing professional framing advice to art students has been a long term goal of ours. For artists to be successful as they enter their professional life it is necessary to understand how to present their work professionally.  Our goal is to help students understand…

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Do images piled atop one another deny or define what’s underneath? Do collaged layers invite you to look at them as a whole? Or do you look through and around a pieced-together image instead of just at it? What happens when two images bump up against one another? Or words bump up against an image?…

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We recently received a call from  Matthew Swarts who was very excited about being asked to exhibit at Art Basel and wanted to know how quickly we could make frames. We know how important exhibiting at Art Basel is for artists and photographers and we told him we would do the job. After completing the…

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The Bockley Gallery boasts the debut of Ink Babel, Andrea Carlson’s newest large-scale painting. As in previous works, Carlson continues to draw upon landscape and storytelling. Her new efforts apply a direct connection to the formal and physical constrains of the cinematic filmstrip. Ink Babel is a work painted with ink and oil on 60 paper panels assembled…

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