Artist Mike Stilkey is painting artistic images on the spines of stacked books. His art is called “book sculptures”. Stilkey uses acrylics and colored pencil to form one image of beautiful and elegant humans and animal that reminds of German expressionism.
Some young artists came up with the idea to capture many frames from popular Youtube videos and draw them on handmade paper with color pencils. Each drawing is like a frozen Youtube frame with video title, user ratings and number of views.
An Austrian artist named Gabi Trinkaus calls herself a “media thief” because she uses small pieces of glossy magazines to make portrait collages. Many would say that the portraits look creepy but they are trying to show the aesthetics of advertising and media.
Artist Christopher Locke has made these modern fossils by hand, everything from cassettes and floppy disks to Nintendo and joysticks. They represent pieces of modern technology that almost has become “extinct” in these days because of improved technology. Locke collaborated with a local computer and electronics recycling program, insuring that there was no e-waste from the project.
The married couple Allen and Patty Eckman are known for their fine and detailed sculptures made of acid free cast paper. Their art shows mostly sculptures of Indians, but it also includes nature, women, children and animals.