Jimmy Chen romanticizes the prosaic aspects of modern life, lending a sensibility which elevates and makes it-for him-bearable. Through this, his images become marked with an ephemeral presence and uncanny grace.
Primarily interested in cityscapes because of the imposition of urban growth, Jim
Bernard Williams was born in Chicago and grew up on the south side of the city. He received a BFA degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and an MFA from Northwestern University. In 1990, he began teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Williams records in his pai
Victor Hugo once said that, in contrast to the sublime, the grotesque is the richest material that nature can offer art. Iva Gueorguieva heeds Hugo's words, fashioning wall-sized paintings laden with thickly rendered, sickly hued detail. Gueorguieva's works embody the hybridized and occasionally terr