Although his pictures contain elements of visual reality, what they seem to represent is not the world out there, but, rather, inner life--a memory, a dream.
When Erin Castellan’s paintings go on view for her thesis show at the Grunwald Gallery, it's a significant milestone in this emerging artist's journey.
Although MFA painter Erin Castellan has spent the last two years ensconced within academia, she’s spent more of her adult life outside of it.
Getting her parents' blessing to pursue a studio art major wasn’t an issue for Katie Hayden. “My mother is a jeweler, so she was encouraging about it."
In Smith's ceramic funhouses, letter forms derived from graffiti conventions explode into volume, and seemingly volumetric elements collapse into flat design.