Stencil Me Some Art: Doing It #AWOL Style!

Street artist, stencil artist, and muralist Blythe Crowe –better known as #AWOL– is one BUSY gal! Hailing from Colorado, this 17 year old artist is quickly making a name for herself. Part of that reason? The prolific amount of work she produces. But, instead of droning on about it (and discussing how I think she […]

Artist Jake Fried: Classic Hand Drawn Outsider Video Art!

Looking like something M.C. Escher might create while experimenting with stop motion (while REALLY high on acid), Artist Jake Fried‘s work is really something to behold. While stop motion media/art is nothing new, I’d make the case that Fried’s work gives us a touch of nostalgia in our modern (tech heavy) world. I can only […]

‘THE CONVERSATION’ Artist Dylan Neuwirth’s Beautiful, Multimedia Exhibition!

Dylan Neuwirth with his exhibition 'THE CONVERSATION.' 2011.

Seattle Artist Dylan Neuwirth’s ‘THE CONVERSATION’ Dylan Neuwirth, a local Seattle artist, has a very interesting and immersive art style. His masterful use of the entire gallery space creates quite an experience. His multimedia approach allows him to control the room with his artwork, lighting and unique sense of style. His most recent exhibition ‘THE […]

THUNDERBIRD is coming! The New Exhibition by Primal Artist Obi Kaufmann!

"Thunderbird" The new show by Artist Obi Kaufmann

Artist Obi Kaufmann has made the Give Us Art! blog again. His new solo show titled “THUNDERBIRD” opens November 19th and shows until December 18th, 2011. If you’re a follower of the blog you’ll recognize Obi’s name. Previous posts Dark, Powerful, Visceral: Obi Kaufmann!, Vampire Tree: Part 1 and Vampire Tree: Part 2 discussed his […]

The Spiderweb Artist!

Rocky Fiore – The Spiderweb Artist Emil “Rocky” Fiore, better known as the Spiderweb Artist, is an odd and fascinating man. He spends his day’s wandering woods looking to catch and preserve, as artworks, spiderweb’s. He equates his daily treks for webs to be “a lot more like fishing, or hunting.” than actual work. As […]

Vampire Tree: A Night With Obi Kaufmann Part 2

The Article I wrote on The Exhibit Here is the article I wrote about the exhibit and on meeting Obi Kaufmann. Give it a read I’m pretty sure you won’t be dissappointed! Obi Kaufman’s ‘The Vampire Tree’ Exhibit by Shawn Greenleaf | 05/21/11 | for Special thanks to Obi for his kindness and lack […]

Dark, Powerful, Visceral: Obi Kaufmann!

The Caveman Art of Obi Kaufmann Obi Kaufmann likes to say he paints by candlelight in a cave. After spending some time with his art, it’s an apt description. His use of line weight is bold and powerful. It creates a strong visual image that is hard to look away from. Just the kind of […]