Month: February 2016

Three Poems

I got my legs waxed. I needed someone
to hurt me a little.

Artist Feature: Milana Braslavsky

I work with domestic settings and distorted figuration, and the characters in my photographs transform themselves using basic materials including purses, pillows and their own

Artist Feature: Andrea Donnelly

This body of work will continue, as a collection of textile texts, to write its own meaning. It seems I will always be learning this language.

Artist Feature: Jane Hugentober

Jane Hugentober is an American artist. Born in Indiana, Jane lived in New York City and currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Jane

Artist Feature: Courtney Kessel

In partial protest, I am putting the mother in the gallery. She is not the idealized mother painted with glowing beams of light smiling down

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here DC 2016

Al-Mutanabbi Street is Baghdad’s bookselling street, a place where, for hundreds of years, people could gather to read, find books in translation, swap subversive ideas, argue unpopular positions. In 2007, the street was destroyed in a car bomb; though no one took responsibility, it felt like a direct attack upon this freedom of thought, this essential humanism.

Artist Feature: Robert Mertens

Lying at an intersection of pedagogy, technology and post-minimal Fiber Art history, the performance installations I create explore ideas of failure, fidelity, language, transmission, and progress.

Embracing The Power of Artistic Practice

In preparation for this particular exhibit, I found myself exploring a hidden chest of feelings about that very far away world, a place from which I’ve been bitterly estranged. Here, I have attempted to piece together or transcribe my personal truths through the appropriation of whimsical imagery and natural elements, juxtaposed against heavier, and often autobiographical themes. Each piece harbors a life of its own, one that is fragile and mortal, just like ours.

Meet StS Art Editor

  Sarah Irvin graduated from the University of Georgia with a BFA in Painting and Drawing in 2008.  Her work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions