Her style is characterized by a collage of photography, graphic design, and typography. It strikes me as iconic, like I’ve seen it before, but I’m not quite sure where. The first time I physically saw Samiyah’s work was in the Atlanta Photography Group’s white-walled studio space located in the Tula mocaga Business Center. One of … Continue reading “Glow in the Dark,” mixed media collages by Samiyah Malik
“Repetition is the essential aspect of life and the natural world . . . In my work, repetition leads to contemplation. The repeated gesture, reflected and embodied in the carefully worked and re-worked lines in my art, gives us access to the meaning of our existence. This body of work combines simplicity and discipline while … Continue reading Put in the Effort, Forget about the Result: A Mark-maker’s Legacy
Q: In your opinion, what makes something beautiful? “It’s not specifically what you see, but how you feel.” – Manami Yagashiro Lingerfelt It was a rare treat to be invited into an artist’s house. The experience, I hoped, would provide a small glimpse into the mind behind the masterpiece. I’ve arrived at my destination in … Continue reading Globetrotting, an Artist’s Path
Artist Claudia Restrepo shares her experiences about growing up in Columbia during the time of Pablo Escobar, loss and exploring the jungles of Brazil and Columbia. Read on to hear about love, loss and the healing qualities of plants and nature.