O'Day has been known to paint some expressionistic and impressionistic views of famous cities around the world, especially our beloved Bean Town. He'll throw the occasional fantasy-based painting in there for his own enjoyment too. However you slice it, He is painting our world and worlds existing in my mind the same way, with gestural, expressive emotion. He has a BFA in Illustration and Design from The Art Institute of Boston At Lesley Uni., 2005. His painting studio is in South Boston, MA.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, AVONE is the quintessential New York artist. Through his work, AVONE creates a reimagined urban environment wrought with images of a distinctive and gritty vision of decay. The artist’s work is mainly influenced by the city he calls home, as well as abstract expressionist Franz Kline and Andy Goldsworthy, whose work has inspired the Fragmenting of his writing and self-developed textural surfaces. Currently works at Candamill Studios.
Raised upstate and relocated to the city, Cassius Fouler is known for a wide array of visual styles in his work. Infusing elements of contemporary, expressionism, iconography and original cartoonism intertwined with graffiti based text while also involving architectural properties. He displays hyper color paintings rich with a vibe heavy in chaotic turmoil. Living ones life moment to moment, the flaws of starving artistry, gentrification, humility, decadence, anger, sadness, and inebriation.
Silver is a predominantly self-taught artist, who has developed his skills from trades such as animation inker, cabinetmaking, and foundry work. His latest body of work evolves his collage and assemblage techniques from paper to wood and metal. Utilizing found, made and sometimes liberated materials, Silver draws influence from the decaying urban landscape and a lifetime of skateboarding on the East Coast. Damion Silver was born and raised in central CTand lives and works in Northern MA.
Woulfe creates paintings that have depth and movement, a sense of space and energy that the viewer can feel when they are in front of it. He has moved away from painting anything representational and work in complete abstraction now. He wants to let the expressiveness of the mark making come through and then build off of it as it captures the energy of the initial strokes and creating some structure around it. The end result is some blend of organic and mechanical, underwater and outer space.
The meaning behind the Darkclouds can be constructed by the passerby, but it was initially painted as an image representing the angst and general downtrodden shit that one goes through, trying to figure out the point of themselves. or something of that nature... didn't really know that at the time. The concept was formed and became clear over time as more clouds were produced. Overall, they were a bi-product of a pissed off friend, but an inspiring one.
Enamel Kingdom’s latest collection of paintings “reflects a new level of technique and polished craft, while his exploration in sign painting, script, and lettering has transformed his attention to detail into a seemingly effortless contrast of power and grace.” Hyper-flat, tribal monsters terrorize large panels of wood, with enamel techniques that would impress Takashi Murakami. Lombardi’s gorgeously vibrant and saturated paintings of animals have come to life on walls and reclaimed objects.
Using salvaged material we create sculptural installations occupied by large-scale or life-size characters and creatures. We have been influenced on varying levels by 1990's cartoons, animations, along with set designs and films. Creatures and anthropomorphic beasts have been the focus of our study, but compliment a mutual interest in creating environments and transformative art experiences. We encourage our viewers to be transported into the world of our sculptures.
There’s a certain kind of atmosphere that pervades into discarded, or out of reach places” says O’Neill. Using extended perspective and without figures, he creates his own hyper reality. His deep knowledge of his subject and acute attention to detail bring these paintings to life, evoking a sense of awe and passion. Drawing upon memories of painting trains in his youth, O'Neill conveys the impressive scale and saturated colors in his hyper-realistic paintings.
Josh Falk is a Boston based multimedia artist. Falk's work originates from his exploration with his best friend, the camera. Continuously engaged by perspective and the environment around him. Falk breaks down his photos to simpler forms and often rebuilds them, infusing elements of spray paint, design collage, and building techniques. Josh Falk collages his background experience in skateboarding, academics, urban exploration, and inner emotion into visuals.
From a simple line of pencil on paper, the development from sketch to a fully realized sign in all its flourishes is the best part of hand lettering. Shaping, by hand and by brush, the lines and curves of letterforms, along with creating a balance between letters is the most challenging and rewarding part of sign painting. My academic work draws on my experience in public art and bridges the commercial and conceptual realms through the application of a variety of materials and surfaces.
Kenji Nakayama was born in Tomokomai on the island of Hokkaido, Japan in 1979. A mechanical engineer by education, Kenji moved to Boston, Massachusetts in 2005 to study traditional sign painting and to dedicate his time and energy to art-making. Kenji's diverse practice ranges from careful pinstriping and gilded lettering to hand-cut, multi-layered stencil paintings. Each intricately carved stencil painting is a unique manifestation of documenting and responding to his environment.
New York artist Matt Siren well known for his "Ghost Girl" image uses childhood memories to tell a story through iconic illustrations like candy to the eye.
Graffiti is one of the only art forms that do not emphasize the content the word, but its proportion and movement through space. He describes through his process and subject matter a new visual physics were the language and tags become the genetic architectural threads coalescing form and movement. Half warrior half shaman his work celebrates the organic nature of a marks movement through space.
Painting for Flood, is one's ability to capture the essence of a subject’s energy through the application of media. When he views a painting, he scrutinize the marks and line quality that acquiesce to form a finished piece. Sean specifically enjoy designing the structure of my paintings and he feel that my work reflects this. He feel that the most intriguing aspect of painting is the ability of a single line to possess an extraordinarily large amount of expressive qualities.