Artists Describing Their Art:
Jerry Di Falco
- Photography inspires my art and acts as a vital element in my etchings. The images I employ originate from my own photographs, as well as from the images I find from my research into the digital archives of universities, historical societies, libraries, and museums. Upon locating a documented scene I wish to etch, my first step involves the execution of two to five original drawings of the photograph. My collaboration between photography and printmaking allows me the independence to integrate my personal interpretations into the scene. Moreover, I create bridges between the physical and metaphysical visual realities in the same way that a camera intersects with human creativity . . . the nexus between the mechanical and the cerebral art tools. Art unveils everything that we mask behind our belief systems conversely, I strive in my creations to clarify those phenomena we overlook as a result of our egocentric assumptions. Ironically enough, I blame this failure to notice things, a process I label, the phenomenology of connectedness, on todayaEURtms very infatuation with and addiction to the new communicational technologies of social media. My artworks therefore become like windows through which to examine the mysteries of aEURoeeveryday consciousnessaEUR. In fact, my use of ...
Agnieszka Parys Kozak
- ,,I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for." Georgia O'Keeffe It was always difficult for me to write about art. I found usual questions truly challenging. Why art? they ask. Well, it was always inside of me, pulsing and just waiting to emerge, gain a physical form. When it finally does, it is flowing freely and spontaneously, like an unstoppable brisk stream. To be honest, talking about my main medium- clay, makes me the most comfortable. It is profoundly close to me. Thanks to its softness, when i hold it in my hands i interact with it and it interacts with me, it can be subdued to my vision. I see subtle feminine nature in it and at the same time it is rigid and raw. I can never fully tame her, because after shaping it, fire takes control over her. The results are always unpredictable. Clay also gives me the freedom to express myself deeper, because I can merge sculpture with painting and drawing. Working with colors, shapes and patterns keeps me interested all the time. However, there are some limitations, which...
- Born from copulation between paper and pencil, he rides at a gallop the chariot "DIL" everywhere in the World. When drawing and painting, DIL is in oneself element, irrepressible under the sign of Aesop. Artsphere: Foreign - political and internal political, Cartoons, Comics, Illustrations, Black and white drawing, oil painting. Experience: Above 25 years Recent Awards: The Year of the Ram: Art Exchange Exhibition 2003, USA Silver Card, "Jaka Bede " 2003,