Adjaye Associates, MVRDV Toshiko Mori Among The Finalists For Portland Museum Of Art’s Expansion — Portland Museum of Art

Janice K. Johnson

This article appears in World Architecture. Nov 29, 2022 The Portland Museum of Art has announced the four finalists for its campus unification and expansion in Portland, Maine, United States.  The four finalists are Adjaye Associates, Lever Architecture, MVRDV and Toshiko Mori Architect + Johnston Marklee + Preston Scott Cohen.  […]

Making Matters. A Vocabulary for Collective Arts – We Make Money Not Art

Janice K. Johnson

Making Matters. A Vocabulary for Collective Arts, edited by Janneke Wesseling and Florian Cramer. Published by Valiz*. Making Matters formulates the importance for artists of working as collectives, especially if they hope to address meaningfully crushing ecological and social problems. Joining a collective often means allying with other disciplines, multiplying […]

Bex Glendining | Communication Arts

Janice K. Johnson

In the work of Ramsgate, United Kingdom–based illustrator Bex Glendining, dramatic shadows and theatrical compositions draw the eye around what almost feels like an illustrated still from a movie with realistic environments and figures posed naturally. “I’ve always been drawn to [creating] quiet moments, imagining a real lived-in place or space […]

Spoke Art’s 2021 Year in Review

Goodbye, 2021:A Look Back Exhibitions, Events, Print Releases and everything in-between Congratulations everyone, we did it! Another year gone or a second run at 2020, we’re not sure but we are happy we made it. This year was a rough time for a lot of us no doubt, but the support and […]

Painting the Emotional Landscape | Communication Arts

How did you get started out in illustration and acquire your skills? I actually didn’t review illustration—or even know it was some thing I could do—until just lately. I studied black-and-white images at the College of California, Santa Cruz, and then received a put up-baccalaureate in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute. I […]