Rare Find: Artist Agnes Martin Interview!

Artist Agnes Martin

I may not find her artwork visually stimulating, but the thought behind her work, and more importantly the woman herself, are amazingly interesting. Martin has been discussed on his blog before. Guest writer/contributor Christina Lazarakis (having now moved on to her own blog Small Kitchen Chronicles) wrote this article Thank You, Agnes Martin, for Making […]

Revisit: Love Me Some FIRE! Molotov Art of Russian Artist Radya Timofey!

Working on “Eternal Fire” 2. A series of portraits of heroic WW2 fighters celebrating Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany. Art by Radya Timofey.

Fire! Fire! Fire!! Being a slight pyromaniac myself, I couldn’t resist posting about this artist. The 23 year old Russian artist Radya Timofey has quite a collection of street art credited to his name already, but “Eternal Fire” has to be one of his best! Since doing this installation, he’s already created 2 more but […]

EFJI 1st Annual Halloween Art Contest: The Results Are In!

Winning EFJI Halloween Contest entry by Lawton Mann

Originally titled, “MORTIMER GLUM’S –SHOW ME YOURS AND I’LL SHOW YOU MINE– CONTEST” the event quickly took on a life of it’s own. It soon became the EFJI Halloween Art Contest, and the response was fantastic! In only a few weeks, with very little advertising, we received 9 entries (technically 11 entries because superfan Julio […]

Street Art 101: 15 Terms You Should Know!

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If you’ve followed this blog for a while, or read enough of my posts, you know I’ve got a soft spot for Street Art. But, I’m also very picky. It has to have some obvious social commentary or redeeming value. It has to ADD value to the area it’s displayed. Yes, that value can be […]

Show Us What You Got People! EFJI Halloween Art Contest!

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MORTIMER GLUM’S –SHOW ME YOURS AND I’LL SHOW YOU MINE– CONTEST THE RULES: 1) Draw/sketch/scribble your favorite EFJI character. 2) Post the artwork to your Facebook wall. 3) Tag Escape From Jesus Island in the image. The Jesus Island crew will judge the entries based on originality, technique, ridiculousness and overall heresy. PRIZES: The winner […]

Seattle Burlesque Bombshell Iva Handfull!

Iva Handfull. Photo: Debora Spencer

For those of you that don’t know, Seattle is a hotbed for burlesque. Actually, that’s an understatement. Seattle is, quite possibly, one of the top 3 places for burlesque talent in the US. It’s resume speaks for itself. It boasts a burlesque academy – Academy of Burlesque, the Reigning Queen of Burlesque, Miss Exotic World […]

Artistic Inspiration! The Whiny 0.01 Percent!

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In an article in the New York Times yesterday, Paul Krugman wrote an op-ed piece titled Plutocrats Feeling Persecuted. These are the same dicks that crushed our economy with shady dealings, were bailed out with our fucking tax money, then laughed all the way to the bank (wait, they ARE the bank) and cashed in […]

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