The 2012 ArtPrize Winner Adonna Khare And A Close Look At Her Mural.


above: detail from ‘Elephants’, the first place winner of the 2012 ArtPrize

ArtPrize has become the world’s largest art competition by combining $560,000 in total prizes with an open call for artists, venues, and critics. This year’s ArtPrize Winner Adonna Khare mural of “Elephants” is an illustrated series of life sized pachyderms, intertwined with a menagerie of animals. (Links to all the finalists are at the end of this post). (more…)

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Artist Eric Daigh Sticks It To Us With His Pushpin Portraits

Born in California and now residing in Northern Michigan, 33 year old husband, father and artist Eric Daigh creates portraits by putting ordinary pushpins in posterboard. Daigh uses blue, red, white, yellow and black push pins (he sprays green pushpins black since there are no black pushpins) to create his masterpieces. Each portrait requires about 11,000 pushpins which Daigh applies by one at a time. (more…)

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