This month, DAF is excited to be sponsoring one artist in the 2012 Sketchbook Project by from Art House Co-op. Here’s How it Works: Artists choose a theme and receive a sketchbook from Art House Co-op in the mail. Artists fill their sketchbook and return it by January 31, 2012. Thousands of sketchbooks will be […]
Born in 1976, Long Beach, California based painter Ali Smith has a B.S in Studio Art from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York and an MFA from California State University. “Smith uses the canvas as an open space of exploration; an empty landscape that serves as the starting point for investigation into abstract terrains. […]
On April 12, 2014, Dorothy Circus Gallery in Rome presents a new solo show from Japanese artist Naoto Hattori. Nothing But Perception is the second exhibition with the gallery and includes 11 new works. See more at Dorothy Circus Gallery or wwwcomcom.com.
Brazilian graphic designer and illustrator Fernando Chamarelli opened his solo exhibition “Lost Civilization” at Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, California on August 13, 2011. After initially drawing cartoons, caricatures and portraits Chamarelli eventually became involved in street art and tattooing and it is by merging these different mediums that he creates his art. “Chamarelli lives […]
Enjoy your Monday Mixx!
1. Reverse Graffiti (aka clean tagging, dust tagging, grime writing), is a method of creating art in public spaces by removing the dirt from its surface. Early forms of reverse graffiti include writing and pictures drawn on the dirty windows of cars and shops. In the last several years, a more advanced method has emerged […]
The attitude that nature is chaotic and that the artist puts order into it is a very absurd point of view, I think. All that we can hope for is to put some order into ourselves.
Born in 1947, George Underwood studied at Beckenham Art School in 1963. During his studies, Underwood became more and more interested in music and pursued a career in that field. Along with life long friend David Bowie he made one record (The King Bees ) and also a solo record under the name Calvin James. […]
Many art lovers simply don’t have the budget to purchase original works of art. Enter the Art-O-Mat – re-purposed cigarette vending machines that have been converted to sell pocket size original works of art. North Carolina artist Clark Whittington created the first Art-O-Mat in 1997 which he showed along side his paintings at a solo […]
There are only a couple of days left to see the paintings of Mi Ju at the Fecal Face Dot Gallery in San Francisco. A native of Korea, Mi Ju has been studying at The San Francisco Art Institute for the past year after getting her BFA from Yeungnam University in Korea. “My work is […]
It’s hard to believe that Daily Art Fixx is already 2 years old! What began for me as a way to learn about art, DAF has grown into a portal that is visited by thousands of readers daily. DAF continues to grow and I continue to enjoy bringing “…a little art – every day” to […]
Gabriel Wickbold is a 25 year old photographer from São Paulo, Brazil. These colourful photographs are from his recent series called “Sexual Colours”. Wickbold has worked in numerous artistic genres including poetry, music, and he studied television broadcasting. He has no formal education in photography, however Wickbold believes that “photographic technique is so basic that […]
Born in 1983 in Novi Sad, Serbia, Valentina Brostean has a BFA (graphic design and illustration) and an MFA (painting, digital painting, illustration) from the Academy of Arts Novi Sad. “I have always had an eye for the strange beauty in the grotesqueries of life; this appreciation is now very evident in work that I […]