Posts Tagged ‘artist’

Shredding The Past: Meet Lisa Marie Michitti

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

“Why do you spend so much time on art that is so ugly?” This is not a question you would expect to hear, but artist and educator Lisa Michitti once did—from a student—and she saw it as a teaching opportunity.

Meet the Artists Behind ArtWalk

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

On Sept. 9-10, Birmingham’s historic loft district will transform into the area’s liveliest arts scene featuring the work of more than 100 visual artists, along with live music, street performers, food and drink, and children’s activities.

Megan Kimber

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Megan Kimber, Timeless Treasures by Brett Levine     Photo by Jerry Siegel For Megan Kimber, technique is a tool.  She uses it to explore painting, illustration, jewelry making or whatever creative outlet she is focusing on at the moment.  “I’ve been drawing and painting ever since I was a child,” she explains, “but I used my… Read More

Mike White

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Illuminatus by Brett Levine     Photo by Jerry Siegel For Lighting Designer and Planner Mike White, beautiful light is a necessity.  Not just beautiful lights, not just fixtures that create new opportunities or unexpected experiences, but also the quality of light itself. “I am fascinated by the ways in which our perceptions of light alter our… Read More

The A-List: Terry Strickland

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Terry Strickland Written by Phillip Ratliff      Images by Terry Strickland Artist Terry Strickland knows that the secret to throwing an effective party is to plan some things, and let others just happen. In 2010, Strickland put this principle to the test with 25 friends and family, who she assembled for an evening of revelry in… Read More

A Personal Art

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Jennifer Harwell’s art comes from the heart. By Cindy Riley Photo by Beau Gustafson There is a sense of grace in Jennifer Harwell’s art that comes from deep within. “I paint from a very open place, a receptive spirit, that has been broken and mended ,so it now holds out to others hope, healing and… Read More

Christopher Lowther

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Pixilated Lifeboat by Brett Levine     Photo by Jerry Siegel Christopher Lowther is a director, but he doesn’t make feature films.  Instead, this digital artist and professor of time-based media at UAB begins where the medium of film ends.  “My earliest work revolved around media censorship, sexual orientation and the poetics and politics of relationships,” he… Read More

Patrick Mayton

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Full Screen Press by Brett Levine     Photo by Jerry Siegel I’ve always had a conflict about whether what I do is or isn’t art,” muses graphic designer and printmaker Patrick Mayton.  Best known for his ongoing works for bands, several of his posters were recently featured in the UAB Visual Art Gallery’s retrospective of promotional… Read More

Consumer Beware

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Musicians have to make a living, too. by John D Every month I like to listen to an album as I write and highlight that particular album in the hope that I might turn you on to something new. This time around I am listening to Rhett Miller’s The Dreamer (released early June). Recognize the… Read More