Featured Artist: Edith Waddell
Edith Waddell creates a sweet candyland of metamorphosis and juxtapositions – pretty in pinks, pastels and brilliant ice cream colors. They project an inkblot-like, kaleidoscopic design – involving floral elements, subtle sexual hints, vintage tablecloth motifs and female reproductive anatomy.
The Cărtureşti Carusel Bookstore or ‘Carousel of Light‘
Not Just Architecture, But Artitechture
The Cărtureşti Carusel Bookstore located in the ancient center of Bucharest, is an elegant and lush new store from Carturesti, Romania’s largest bookshop chain.
Mark Garro, An Eclectix Artist Interview
Mark Garro’s fantastic work is a mystical trip into worlds within worlds, luminous narrative paintings of wonder and beauty. Swirling with mythic symbolism, religious icons and the beauty of our natural environment – they tackle grandiose themes set in a surreal cosmos. His detailed works are large multilayered extravaganzas, overflowing with the push and pull between humanity and its own destruction and the struggles within our individual fragile psyches.
Featured Artist: Suzanne Moxhay
The mixed media work of Suzanne Moxhay is surreal, desolate and beautifully strange. She creates digitally altered photographs of empty landscapes using a mixture of her own photographs, painting, and found images. They transport us into wonderfully scenic dioramas with a sense of both past and future, a kind of David Lynchian natural history museum.
The Bananarama of Lin Shih-Yung (Shih Yung Lin)
We just love Lin’s bizarre paintings of banana people, placed in everyday scenarios – using chopsticks, pouring tea and sometimes in random playful gymnastic positions. They are wonderfully off-the-wall and truly surreal in every sense of the word. His imagery has a vintage palette, speaking of warm lost days.
Featured Artist: Ellen Jewett
Ellen Jewett is an Ontario artist with a background in Anthropology as well as Fine Art. This crossover is evident in her subject matter, uniting science and art into a sculptural fantasy. Her work is a trip to a natural history museum, interpreted into surrealist sculpture. The result is a beautiful morphing of nature, into beings that aren’t real, but that we really wish were…