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Robyn Bardas

Horizon Line

PRESENTED ON NOV 11, 2016
IN WANAKA @ VOL 1

Robyn Bardas - came to Wanaka for a week-long ski holiday 20 years ago and never left. She has explored emotive responses to land in several multimedia art works and a dissertation for her Otago Polytechnic Masters degree in Fine Arts.

Robyn shared with us "Ways to think about a horizon line, and the Central Otago landscape".

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The Line Between Design and Art

BY EDWARD CUPPS
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 15, 2012

Edward Cupps examines the thin line between design and art, and voices his opinion on where the separation begins. He uses famous example of both art and design, many of which appear similar to the other on the surface, to support his theory. 

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New Horizons

BY BRUNO VAN DEN ELSHOUT
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 25, 2014

Using a custom-built installation on the rooftop of hotel NH Atlantic in Kijkduin, Dutch artist Bruno van den Elshout captures photos of the North Sea horizon all throughout the year 2012. Once every hour - day and night - heading straight for open seas.

8.785 portraits of the very same stretch of infinity, where everything reunites: Heaven and earth, imagination and reality. Past, present and future. Somewhere you will never arrive, but the desire to reach out changes everything.

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Chelsea Velaga

BY CHELSEA VELAGA
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

Chelsea Velga is a Vanderbilt senior studying illustration and general fine art. She showcases her unique artwork and viewpoints.

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Evolution of a Painter

BY JAKE WELLS
IN NASHVILLE

Artist, Jake Wells, showcases his work through the years. He studied fine arts, 2-D art, and painting in undergraduate and graduate.

 

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21st Century History Painter

BY SANDOW BIRK
@ UNITED STATES ARTISTS 2014 ARTISTS ASSEMBLY ON MAR 24, 2015

Artist Sandow Birk work includes painitngs and woodblock prints. He is influenced by nineteen century European romantic painting which he layers with hip-hop culture and his art evolves from fictional history to real history painting. His themes are current events, the war in Iraq. His last project was a creation of illuminated manuscript based on traditional islamic manuscripts.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 27th 2015.

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The Fine Art of Selling Out

BY CHAZ HAMPTON
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Chaz Hampton has been compulsively making art since early childhood. Barely graduating high school, Chaz has gone on to a 20+ year career and both a fine artist and a professional designer for brands such as Blue Fish Clothing, HGTV, and Applegate Farms. Chaz is a multi-disciplined creative and co-owner of Brick + Mortar, an art gallery and design studio in Easton, PA he co-founded in May 2015 with business partner, Tom D’Angelo. Here, Chaz shares his thoughts on balancing his practice as a fine artist with his family and his career.

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How to Draw a Straight Line

BY DIANA PROBST
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 07, 2016

Diana Probst teaches you how to draw a straight line - and why to do it that way - in 1 easy step and 8 more difficult ones.

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A Delicate Line

BY JAYOUNG YOON
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Artist Jayoung Yoon discusses her artistic practice of incorporating her own hair into her delicate and ephemeral, yet striking, sculptures and installations.

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Redrawing The Line

BY WILL SCOBIE
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Will Scobie is an Brighton-based artist whose work delights in retraced lines and zings with movement.  You could say that he's reinventing the drawn line.