Summer can evoke a dream-like state for many of us as we find a little more time to breathe, relax and explore. And while many have already returned to the hustle and bustle of the daily routine, we hope this dream- and gemstone-inspired issue of Art Connection helps extend your summer if even for a few […]
All art tells a story, but some works have specific symbolism or messaging woven through the art. It could be an object that shows up in each painting or something in the background that delivers a message. Artists Pete Tillack and Gabriela Aguilo share…
For artist Gabriela Aguilo, dreams and art are interwoven. Her dreams serve as powerful guides for exploring new realms of humanity and spirituality. And her artwork is the channel through which she expresses the messages communicated to her through those dreams.
Encaustic, derived from the Greek word meaning “to paint” or “to burn”, is arguably the most archival medium. Dating back as early as the 5th century BC, this process of heating wax was first used to seal ships but the unmistakable waxy layers have also appeared in many ancient paintings. This primitive and somewhat practical […]