Category Painting

DAWN CHANDLER

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? DC: “Landscape Expressionism.” In my paintings, I merge traditional representational imagery with passages of abstraction (and sometimes text) to create unique, deeply personal visual expressions of the landscape. CH.89: Where do you draw your inspiration from? […]

ZANE PRATER

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? ZP: It has been described as ‘dark art nouveau,’ which I quite like. I have drawn much inspiration from the art nouveau movement over the years but also a lot from urban art movements, like graffiti, […]

GABRIELLA CARBONI

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? GC: My work could be categorized as abstraction (or more specifically: biomorphism). Biomorphic art and design focuses on shapes, forms, and patterns that are found in nature and animals. I currently work with drawing, painting, and […]

TIM FAWCETT

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? TF: It’s human nature I guess to need to categorize everything. I’m so influenced by just about every category of visual art to some degree or another and am constantly evolving my process and I suppose […]

JOANNE HUXFORD

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? JH: I would say the style of my artwork is strong and solid, with a lot of color and a lot of movement. Perhaps a lot of my art comes from a place of much pain. […]

SOFIA PASHAEI

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? SP: I aim to create quiet paintings portraying artificial moments and surrealistic films emphasizing the absurdity of our modern day life.  CH.89: Where do you draw your inspiration from? SP: Through everyday observations and visual displays […]

ARMANDO MELENDEZ

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? AM: My artwork style could be categorized as abstract expressionism. CH.89: Where do you draw your inspiration from? AM: Quoting Picasso, there’s no such thing as inspiration, but hours and hours in front of the canvas, […]

ILENIA MADELAIRE

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? IM: My artwork is figurative painting. The style ranges from a cartoonish rendition, to representational. I aim to create narratives of a non-sequitur, absurdist nature, that often infuses humor with horror, to create unsettling images.  CH.89: […]

KIMBERLY BALLA

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? KB: I developed my signature chemical process of painting during my BFA year at Western Washington University in 2013. The process was discovered by happy accident after long hours of experimentation. I manipulate this found chemical […]

JEN NOONE

CH.89: If you were to categorize or describe the style of your artwork, what would it be and why? JN: I would describe my work as material-based contemporary abstraction inspired by consumer culture. CH.89: Where do you draw your inspiration from? JN: I draw inspiration from my experience of living life in this body. More […]