If you notice in the last few years, the best indie bands have an animal in their name: Band of Horses, Grizzly Bear, Husky Rescue, Fleet Foxes. So maybe it’s no surprise that we continue to see animals, specifically birds, on the best artwork at the Dogwood Arts Festival in Atlanta.
In no particular order, below you’ll find the top ten artists of the festival, as told by Jim and Anna Everzalez. All is subjective in art and love, so feel free to post your favorites and comments. Click on the image to be taken to the artist’s website.
I almost don't want to love this work. The part of me that likes to rebel for the shallow sake of rebelling is turning my nose even though my eyes cannot stop looking at Dolan Geiman's art. It's the same feeling I get when someone calls me a hipster. But in this case, I'll accept the label.
Wife paints & husband frames
Does art need to have a practical purpose? They call these paperweights, but more than this they are pieces of glass art pretending to be geods.
Emptiness comprehends all thoughts - a Renaissance cloning kit
Yes we can!
Download in Progress
Look what you can do with recycled roofing tin. My mom has our baby clothing hanging on clothes lines in the laundry room. I wonder where she would put these life-sized-doll clothes around the house.
"Does it have horns? Then it's a tranny."
Beyond romantic notions of nature and colorful abstract art, the festival inspired us to create. These pieces in particular are sources of inspiration.
This traditional form of art has so many implications in our modern world for meditation and creation - at least in my world. We are getting ready to embark on an indepth sewing project, and this makes me want to move forward.
Peaceful Prairie Pottery
"My art is a sculpture first and then a painting. I start out by molding brass strips unto a brass plate and then adding colors using acrylic paint and a process I developed myself."