New Year ART REVIEW of Roomates – William Wray did this painting when he heard about the Batman v Superman movie – do you see Batman upstairs?Energy: What fires you up? Raving about the friction between conceptual and narrative art on Facebook and the saving of our environment, even as I drive a car and pollute the world with oil painting solvents. More
Thank you Co-curators William Wray and Carlos Iglesias for a Pink-tastic! Journey into the depths and diversity of Visual Art...Wray couldn’t impress upon me enough the immense gratitude that he has for all of the contributing artists. There is diversity not just in the artistic expression of the color pink, but also within the artists themselves... More
ART TODAY 11.30.17 TONIGHT! The Pink Pop Up Show Opens at Castelli Art Space, LA with 30+ diverse artists – This is the work of world renowned Seonna Hong!Seonna felt like an outsider in school until she discovered she could open up communication with her art. From photo realist and comic book influences, her art evolved back into the more collage-oriented creations of her childhood. More
BREAKING ART NEWS!!! 11.29.17 The PINK Pop-Up Art Show at Castelli’s: A chat with co-curator/artist William Wray – Pink, It’s not just for girls anymore“There’s a certain kind of classism in the art world.” Wray explains. “A lot of very contemporary art might not be so open to art that is narrative or illustrative. In the “Pink Manifesto” defining the philosophy of this show, the question about the controversy of different concepts of art is addressed clearly. More
ART TODAY 11.26.17 Start the buzz… The Pink pop-up Show is this weekend: over 30 diverse artists – unpredictable and remarkable at Castelli Art Space, LA
Pink art by William Wray The Pink Show at Castelli Art Space, November 30 - December 3, 2017 5428 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles For show information contact firstname.lastname@example.org The Artists ARON WIESENFELD Aron Wiesenfeld is an allegorical figurative...More
ART TODAY 10.21.17: Co-curator of The Pink ‘pop-up’ Art Show, William Wray by Bradford J. Salamon, a painter of fellow artistsWe are asking the controversial question: can very contemporary art live in the same room with cartoon surrealism and some variation on narrative traditional art without the room bursting into flame? More
ART TODAY 10.21.17: “The Pink Show” November 30th, discover Pink Artist Gronk Nicandro + 30 other renowned artistsGronk Nicandro is an allegorical figurative painter. His work is from his imagination that often takes the form of a visual allegory of a young woman confronted with stepping into the precipice in their life that will take them into the unknown. More
ART TODAY 10.21.17: “The Pink Show” happens at Castelli Art Space, November 30 – December 3, 2017 – Here’s Aron Wiesenfeld’s LeighAaron Wisenfield is an allegorical figurative painter. His work is from his imagination that often takes the form of a visual allegory of a young woman confronted with stepping into the precipice in their life that will take them into the unknown. More
ART TODAY 10.20.17: Pink Show artist Pablo Llana’s art reflects critical issues such as, housing, health, and human rightsThe result: pieces rich in texture, whose color palette are plastic wastes of poor nutrition; individual consequences of globalization and undoubtedly one of the plagues of the 21st century. More
ART TODAY 10.20.17: This Pink Show artist holds a BFA with Honors in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York – Wyatt MillsWyatt Mills: born – 1991 in Los Angeles. He has been living and working in Berlin, Germany since 2016. Wyatt holds a BFA with Honors in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Wyatt Mills was born 1991, in Los Angeles. He has been living and working in Berlin, Germany since 2016. Wyatt holds a BFA with Honors in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. More
ART TODAY 10.19.17 “The Pink Show” at Castelli Art Space will highlight the distinctive style of Ashley Wood, plus 30 more L.A. ArtistsAsh does every kind of art, from fine art painting to comics and toy design. His painting has a distinctive style, using a comic book structure with an expressionist painting energy confidently applied over the top. More
ART TODAY 10.18.17 “The Pink Show” – Sean Cheetham paints portraits with mind-blowing technical accuracy, and we can’t wait to see what he paints for The Pink ShowSean Cheetham is a figurative painter whose technical accuracy of his alla prima paintings, is derived from a deep understanding of drawing and his own system of mixing colors. More
Chris Bonno writes about Brett Gilbert, the writer-comedian, father, illustrator, whimsical photographer, poster-ad designer, and oil painter
I had the privilege, long ago, of seeing numerous paintings done by Brett with oil paint and a series of different sized spoons, in person, in his then small apartment while he was finishing up a few. He was creating spot-on large versions of cereal boxes from the sixties and seventies.
I like to skateboard in my time off. I meet a lot of free-spirited individuals and other unique creatives through skateboarding. Most of the skaters I’ve met are so interesting because they have such artistic rebellious spirits.
My sons have been the center of my life for 20+ years, lighting up my existence and offering great feedback (when they can be bothered). A couple teachers at Otis and SVA, my girlfriend, my mom, lots of amazing friends. Some favorite illustrators are Drew Friedman, Chris Ware, Zoe Matthiessen, Henrik Drescher.