Quarterly Gallery — illustration

Karen Stewart

drawing illustration

Karen Stewart

Karen is a studio artist at the ARTgarage Historically my studio work has included drawings, paintings and sculpture with an emphasis on the human figure. I've used female icons to explore the role of women in society and my art in general to express global and personal politics. The back story is very important to my motivation and creative process. My work is mixed media drawings on un-stretched canvas.   I am currently working on a series of tight ink drawings and a second series of large, loose.  My work is expressionistic and often harkens back to, or appropriates, pieces from art...

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Kimberly Schwarzenbart

art drawing illustration

Kimberly Schwarzenbart

Kimmy is part of our emerging artist program.  She is a student at the University of Wi Green Bay For two years, I worked as a chalk artist for the University Union at UWGB where I created mostly colorful murals.  In the last six months, I decided to challenge myself to create a different body of work both in medium and scale.  “Creatures” includes ten black and white pieces that explore the balance between humans, animals, and plant life.  These pieces were, in part, inspired by the work of English illustrator, Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898).  His pieces create visual harmony through...

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Allie Maier

coffee illustration painting portraits

Allie Maier

Allie is part of our emerging artist program.  She is a student at St Norbert’s college Allie’s artwork aims to acknowledge the search for and the loss of familial identity despite preservation, but also aims to cultivate a common sense of feeling and experience even though the people photographed may remain unknown and separated from the present day. Overall, time makes no difference because relatable feelings and experience transcends time to create connections and nostalgia between those photographed in the past and the viewer in the present. All of Allie’s artwork is painted in brewed coffee and instant coffee. It...

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Matt Bellisle

art artist contemporary artwork illustration painting paintings

Matt Bellisle

Matt is a creative director, designer and comic book creator who enjoys swearing frequently…  His paintings and artwork combine the sensibilities of clean and structured graphic design with the raw and gestural hand-brushed inks of comic art.  That juxtaposition continues in his subject matters, which combine to form new and unique hybrids

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