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Gideon Gerlt

in Honolulu

Fracture and Refraction

PRESENTED ON APR 18, 2014
IN HONOLULU @ VOL 20

Looking at Gideon Gerlt's work as a whole, there are two distinct directions: emotional expression and analytical inquiry. Throughout his work, Gideon explores the relationship between the art object, environment, the viewer, and himself as artist and creator.

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My Journey Sculpting with Light

BY MARK CHAI
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Mark Chai's art is part of his spiritual journey. He creates three-dimensional pieces that are organic, abstract and conceptual. His inspiration comes from his love for the ocean, fascination with the structures of exotic flora and fauna, and a growing awareness of his genealogy.

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DoGsWood

BY GORDON ELLIOTT
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 26, 2014

DoGsWooD:Working under the name of DoGsWooD affords me the unconscious and unbridled liberty to fully engage with the artist within’…

Gordon Elliott's work is often a personal and conceptual critique of issues of personal importance that speaks a universal language. Issues of the environment and the part humanity plays are often central to his work. The conscious, subconscious and unconscious behaviour, expressions and language are particular areas of interest, observation and inspiration.

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Hidden Glittered Skeletons in the Closet of My Soul

BY ROBERT REED
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 15, 2014

Robert Reed was raised in the 1960’s in Independence, Missouri, has been an international flight attendant for over 25 years, and received his MFA from the UH in 2011. Since then Robert has performed and exhibited locally, nationally and internationally. Robert will discuss how his work not only reveals his world personally and universally to others, but also how it reveals and heals his innermost hidden identity to himself.

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A Life in Lace

BY LORI MERHIGE
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 16, 2015

Artist Lori Merhige talks about how growing up working in her family's lace factory in Northern New Jersey has informed her art practice. Did you know that silk is basically worm spit? Lori will school you.

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Beyond Image and Sculpture

BY RENA LEINBERGER
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 14, 2016

Artist Rena Leinberger discusses how her artistic practice ambivalence might embrace moral dimensions.

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Industrial Sculpture

BY JOE HENSEL
IN PITTSBURGH, PA

Joe Hensel, horder of industrial artifacts, talks about his recent projects and industrial sculpture. 

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Exploring and reflecting upon the human condition

BY KYAN BISHOP
@ VOL 1 ON APR 14, 2017

Artist Kyan Bishop explains her progressioin as an artist and the main things that have influenced her as she travels the world using a variety of materials in her works.

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Art as a Career

BY SHAY CHURCH
@ VOL 2 ON OCT 26, 2017

"I'm just really lucky to enjoy what I do and make a living doing it."

In Art as a Career from PechaKucha Night Kalamazoo Vol. 2Shay Church shares history as an artist, highlighting larger than life projects, and how he ended up at his current company, Grayling Ceramics. 

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3D shadows of 4D art

BY HENRY SEGERMAN
@ VOL 3 ON APR 02, 2019

Mathematics and Art might seem to be about as different as two disciplines can be. But they share an affinity for fictional worlds: both mathematicians and artists are permitted to ask "What if" questions, that aren't required to have anything to do with the real world. I'll try to explain a sculpture based on one of these questions: "What if space had more than three dimensions?"