Blow Your Mind Embroidery!

Daniel Kornrumpf has a pretty impressive pedigree. He received a BFA from Kutztown University in Kutztown, Pennsylvania and an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He’s even had work shown at the Cambridge Art Association and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum. But none of that is […]

True “Insider” Outsider Art

Alien or Citrus? Both. When you look at this work, what do you see? I see an amazingly detailed work that looks to be molded of clay and worked with tools to get the shape and depth. Then maybe it’s painted or stained many times to get that depth of color. Finally, it would be […]

Creepy Kid Art: Post-It!

Images courtesy of John Kenn Gallery, http://www.johnkenn.blogspot.com John Kenn is an odd man. First off, he draws his creepy, Edward Gorey type, sketches on Post-It notes. When asked why he started his Post-It note project his answer was this… “So I wouldn’t die. I know it is a silly answer, but I just HAVE to […]

Designer Drug Jewelry: Yes She Did!

Photo by Make Shop Designer drug jewelry? Yup. When I read this article, I knew I had to post it! Breast Cancer survivor Susan Braig, a 61 year old from Altadena, California, began making jewelry from medication as a to cope, now she sells her creations to try to pay her stack of medical bills. […]

Matchstick Sculpture: One At A Time

Incredible Miniatures Carved from Matchsticks By Spooky on March 28th, 2011, http://www.odditycentral.com It seems you can make sculpture out of just about anything. I thought I already knew that. But, I’d never really seen someone “sculpt” from a single matchstick. Sure, I’ve seen matchsticks used like lincoln logs to create, rather impressive if not more […]

Ai Weiwei Offered Role In CPPCC Before Detention

Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images Ai Weiwei ‘was offered advisory role before his detention’ Tania Branigan in Beijing http://www.guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 13 April 201 “Artist Ai Weiwei was invited by Chinese officials to join a political advisory body days before his detention, according to his staff.” Coincidence? Not very damn likely. The article goes on to state… […]

Skate Board Art: Elevated

Indian Woodcarvers Give the Skateboard an Oriental Twist By Spooky on March 30th, 2011, Oddity Central I’ve seen a lot Art cred recently given to skateboards, snowboards and surf boards over the recent months. If given the opportunity, I’ll spend some time on the undertaking by one of the PNW star graphic designers, Robynne Raye, […]