Posts Tagged "painter"

April 26, 2010

Monday delight: Mark Warren Jacques

Mark Warren Jacques, Portland, OR based artist, is old school. And by that I mean he paints what we see in a lot of awesome graphic design these days. He makes it happen on canvas and brings to his audience moments of enlightenment. Abstract geometry is paired with organic texture and beautiful color—I can’t help but feel a sense of harmony when browsing through his work.

Also win—his site introduces him via a beautifully ethereal video. Oh and one more thing: He’s also part of the awesome Free Life Center project, along with Seth Neefus.

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December 21, 2009

Mike Egan


Painter Mike Egan’s “funeral portraits” conjure up some obvious references: Dia de los muertes, German expressionism + religious iconography. All things that I’m fascinated by. When Mike isn’t painting, he’s working in a funeral home, exercising that art does in fact imitate life.


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