Juxtaposition is the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.This image, I think, shows this concept very well. I went out with my shooting partner Bill Leahy and we happened upon this area behind a large grain elevator and it produced many fine geometric shots for us that day.
From a great shooting expedition out on the Owens Farm in Kennewick, WA last year with Bill and Adam Leahy. 'Sochi' translates to the word 'equipment' in the Japanese language. This image has an overlay image of weathered copper metal.
It’s such a gamble to do these shows and there is NO guarantee you will sell anything. It’s a crazy lifestyle and only the professional traveling artists that do these shows know how hard it is. But there is something magical about creating an energized art festival from scratch in an empty parking lot or park – it literally comes to life! Complete with live music acts, artful parades and food booths! All of the hundreds of top tier artists coming together from all over the country, creating this little city of tents filled with one-of-a-kind treasures. All with big...
Art Festivals out of Town
I have been as far as Scottsdale AZ and Sausalito CA for Art Fairs. I found it to be incredibly stressful driving that far (and back) doing the long hours of the show , sometimes 10 am to 9 pm, and the amount of money spent on hotels, food and gas. I only do shows I’m juried into in Portland, Seattle and Salem now. We don’t take vacations during the year, so we consider the art festivals ‘working vacations’ and that justifies money spent on nicer hotels and fine food to pamper ourselves from all of the hard work- and...
"It is not what one acquires, but what one creates"
Thought for Today ~ "It is not what one acquires, but what one creates"......"Kaishi", contemporary digital composition of a rustic brick surface. High quality giclee created in the studio using archival pigment inks on acid free heavyweight paper to maximize color longevity. Print surface of artwork is hand textured with a protective clear acrylic medium - this allows the print to be framed with or without glass. Signed by the artist on the print surface with paint. 1" white border on all sides. Custom sizes available by request, contact the artist through this website for information.