Central San Diego, the newest panoramic landscape painting by local artist Amanda Kachadoorian, places viewers on the northwest side of Coronado island looking westward to the ocean under a stormy sky. Point Loma is shown in the background as it’s earliest inhabitants knew it, covered in local oak and pine trees. Moving across the San … Continue reading Central San Diego: a Complicated History composed in plants
Melissa Walter has talked at length about the effect of science and her work as a graphic designer on her fine art practice and, unsurprisingly, those two sides of her life have been cast as opposing instead of intertwined. When one seeks to know the unknown, grasp the ungraspable, and name the unnamed, it is rarely seen as an artist’s quest.
In her large-scale oil on canvas work “South Bay, San Diego'', Amanda Kachadoorian blends American landscape traditions and a distinctly southwestern aesthetic to dig into complex regional histories of San Diego focusing on plant life and botanical hybridity.
This month’s FabArt profile focuses on Virginia born photographer Neely Johnson. Johnson is a graduate of Radford University and the Pratt Institute, she now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Earlier this year, Neely answered our call for submissions of work approaching family structure and relationships, with these intimate and subtly cinematic portraits and … Continue reading Archive: Spotlight// Neely Johnson
This week we’ve got something a little bit different. As you know, we want to make FabArt a space to approach issues in contemporary art. Along with pieces about institutions, art history and show reviews, we are happy to present the first in an ongoing series of more one-on-one profiles of contemporary artists discussing their … Continue reading Archive: Spotlight// Torey Akers