Jason Messinger: Abstract Landscaping
February 10, 2016

Jason Messinger: Abstract Landscaping

Jason Messinger is a Chicago-based artist who likes to walk the line between representation and abstraction in his work. I think it’s important for all ages to play with and practice these concepts as well. He has created numerous clay tile series that explore the landscape vocabulary of places around the world. This body of […]

Matching with Miguel
December 10, 2015

Matching with Miguel

Balance. That’s what this project is all about. Old and new. Right and left. Choice and guidance. Speaking and listening. You get the idea. The inspiration for this project is the work of Mexican artist Miguel Mejía (aka “Neuzz”). Miguel’s visual vocabulary of bold lines, strong contrast and pattern stands out in a variety of […]

Round and Round
November 10, 2015

Round and Round

As many of you already know, I love to use current, living artists as the inspiration for my art lessons. I feel it makes the content more meaningful for the students because they can see how the concepts they are learning in art class are applied in our world today. One such artist is Matt […]