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Is This Mascot Obscene?

Is This Mascot Obscene?

junkyardarts August 25, 2015 0

So. Is this mascot obscene? A nubile young woman.  Hanging out near her bucket in a brisk breeze.  Tucking her raven hair behind her ear…while she lets her crotch breathe. What if I said

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Why Science In Film Might Drive You Space-Mad

Why Science In Film Might Drive You Space-Mad

junkyardarts May 11, 2015 0

Ed. Note: We’ve got a special piece written by friend of the Junkyard, Maria Ramos.  Maria originally brought the idea of a piece on the intersection of science and art to us a little

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Inspiration Nation: AJ Fosik

Inspiration Nation: AJ Fosik

junkyardarts April 26, 2015 0

We love a man who works with his hands!  AJ Fosik’s work is a kaleidoscope of color and texture, humor and iconography.  They bring to mind totems of the Pacific Northwest, made by a

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Inspiration Nation: Hannah Yata’s Marvelous Monsters

Inspiration Nation: Hannah Yata’s Marvelous Monsters

junkyardarts January 20, 2015 0

Hannah Yata’s Artwork.  It’s equal parts terrifying and beautiful, fanciful and erotic, surreal and familiar.  I find that I am mildly nauseated and wildly enchanted by her work – I just can’t stop looking.

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Inspiration Nation: Victor Grasso’s Naughty Nightmares

Inspiration Nation: Victor Grasso’s Naughty Nightmares

junkyardarts January 19, 2015 1

Victor’s paintings are a perfectly unnerving mix of surreal fantasy and photorealism and the combination is as unsettling as it is dreamy.  While the concepts are a bit fluffy, the execution smooths all that

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Inspiration Nation: Christine Wu

Inspiration Nation: Christine Wu

junkyardarts January 4, 2015 0

Artists have always used the passing of time as a concept in art, sometimes even a tool.  Photographers are probably the most common, using open shutters to capture everything from running water to create

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Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

junkyardarts November 24, 2014 0

Here in the northeast, the weather is taking a turn for the make-you-want-to-hibernate, which is why I am cozying up to Sean Landers’s painted plaid paradise.  If you need to find me, I’ll be

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Simplify.ThatSh.It Turns Your Home Photos Into Modern Art

Simplify.ThatSh.It Turns Your Home Photos Into Modern Art

junkyardarts October 29, 2014 0

Have an urge to turn everything you love into a wonder of Modern art? Me too.  Our dreams of being the next Futurist are coming to fruition with my new favorite thing, Simplify.ThatSh.It.  It’s

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Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

junkyardarts October 8, 2014 0

This is for real. What’s a girl gotta do to get a Groupon for one of these paint parties? BBC

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The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

junkyardarts September 26, 2014 0

Is there anything more satisfying than a perfectly smooth line?  I love looking at it.  I love watching it happen.  I even love how it happens in different mediums!  Ink, charcoal, paint, it doesn’t

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