Thursday, February 26, 2009

This Painting – Michael Rich


This painting, by SCAD Alum Michael Rich, that I found on the SCAD Atlanta Scholarship Gala page (where I’ll have 5 works for purchase that will benefit the SCAD Scholarship funds) – Is my favorite untitled landscape ever, mainly because it’s obviously some kind of delicious sandwich.

Michael Rich untitled landscape 2006 oil and wax on canvas 24

Michael Rich, untitled landscape, oil and wax on canvas, 24″ x 22″, 2006

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 2:46 am  

Sunday, February 22, 2009

JPG Magazine (Still Alive)


Though we haven’t heard much lately, it seems that for the time being JPG Magazine is still alive. It’s not clear exactly what the future of the print side of things is – but the site is still up. Personally, I think they should at least push to keep the site and community around, and release PDF/Interactive issues with a skeleton crew. I bet there would be renewed interest in a print magazine over time, but there’s no reason to totally disband the community. I’m sure they’re musing over all of this already, of course.

There was a website hiccup before they pulled out of the dangerzone, though, and all the votes on images for the latest themes were lost. You may not have noticed this – but if you’ve got stuff on there, send me a link (as always!) so I can re-vote. Here are mine:

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 9:56 pm  

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Nina Levy


And a whole host of amazing weirdness.

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 4:29 pm  

Saturday, February 21, 2009

The Baby Mop



via I Party Alone

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 1:05 am  

Thursday, February 19, 2009

President Please


posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 4:02 pm  

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Best Headline: Alien life ‘may exist among us’


Hydrothermal vent (Image: Noaa)

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 12:49 pm  

Monday, February 16, 2009

Richard Oliver Wilson


richard_oliver_wilson_transporter_room_painting

Missed the show. Wish I could find more about the work.

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 2:02 am  

Friday, February 13, 2009

Big Fat Valentines


You are all reading Big Fat Whale, right? Please tell me you are all reading Big Fat Whale.

bigfatvalentine

I don’t know how many times I need to keep posting this stuff. I just need to make sure that you are all reading Big Fat Whale.

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 1:25 am  

Thursday, February 12, 2009

SPESE Award Winners – Ryan Steele, Kyle Ford, Krista Coppedge


I already mentioned that Nate Abramiwski and I were the SCAD SPE Portfolio scholarship winners, but I just learned the SPESE National Conference Scholarship winners from an email from Rebecca Nolan. Check em out!

Ryan Steele, Adjunct Professor University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC

ryan

Boardroom, 2006, 18×18″ Inkjet Print

Kyle Ford, MFA Candidate, SCAD, Savannah, GA

kyle

Expedition Everest, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, 2008 / 40” x 60” / Archival Inkjet

Krista Coppedge, undergraduate student, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

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Sister Sink, 8×10″ silver gelatin print, 2008

Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a website for anyone but Kyle, or I’d link them. By the way Kyle, congrats on finally climbing to the top of the google results – I know the other guy has been up there forever.

So I called Kyle (also a scad student), and him and Nate and I are probably going to go in on a room in Dallas. I’m sure I’ll be meeting the others at SPE!

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 11:02 pm  

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Lay Flat 01 – Curated by Shane Lavalette and Karly Wildenhaus.


Lay Flat 01: Remain in Light
44 pages and 20 unbound photographs
Edition of 1000

Andreas Weinand
Anne Lass
Coley Brown
Debora Mittelstaedt
Ed Panar
Estelle Hanania
Gustav Almestål
Hiroyo Kaneko
Kamden Vencill
Mark McKnight
Michel Campeau
Nicolai Howalt & Trine Søndergaard
Nicola Kast
Nicholas Haggard
Shawn Records
Raimond Wouda
Richard Barnes
Thobias Fäldt
Whitney Hubbs
Yann Orhan

I blatantly stole this text, layout, and image from the website – but that’s only because I want you to check it out! Go! Go now!

posted by Ian Aleksander Adams at 10:41 pm  

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