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Mixed media, in visual art, refers to artwork that includes more than one traditionally distinct type of visual art media. A work on canvas that combines painting, drawing, and collage could be considered a “mixed media” work. “Multimedia art,” on the other hand, implies a work that combines visual art with non-visual or non-artistic elements. (Wikipedia)

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OriginalStyle at Hellion Gallery

Last year’s romp into Portland’s First Thursday Art Walk yielded only a couple notable things. The best of them all, though, was Tokyo’s OriginalStyle at Hellion Gallery. He documents his favorite skate spots around Tokyo, and overlays acrylic type on intricately-drawn backdrops, but in a way that doesn’t feel trite or forced. OriginalStyle isn’t incorporating...Read...
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Song of Tent City at Tether Design Gallery

Poet Mimi Allen has spent the last few months living in a yurt as the Poet In Residence at Tent City, one of Seattle’s migratory homeless encampments. The folks over at Tether Design Gallery volunteered their gallery space for an exhibit based on the experience, and features work artists both inside and outside of tent...Read...
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Martin Machado & Todd Freeman At Gallery Hijinks

Opening December 8th at Gallery Hijinks (2309 Bryant St.) in San Francisco: works by Martin Machado and Todd Freeman. The show is entitled, As It Was Before, and has a focus on artists that “use nature and science to reinterpret memories, fables and story telling.” Martin Machado Evidently, Machado will be sharing works of “an...Read...
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Efflorescent Landscapes By Nicholas Bohac

Sometimes when the sunshine hits things just right, you see rainbows, and sometimes, leaves in autumn glow with an otherworldly quality. If Nicholas Bohac‘s depictions of landscapes are any indicator, the world he lives in is full of these moments. In his art, cobblestone walkways look more like gem-encrusted or candy-strewn paths, and electrical towers...Read...
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Greg Boudreau‘s Subtle Stencils

It’s always a pleasure to see stencils used in unorthodox ways, and Seattle artist Greg Boudreau provides some stunning examples of just how versatile the medium can be. Greg works predominantly on salvaged wood, and he manages to get some extremely detailed and unexpected atmospheric effects out of medium not usually known for its delicacy.
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Pretty Pretty Prints From Johan Thörnqvist

It’s that time of year, so why not get some affordable art prints for friends and family? I’m talking a potential cost of less than $20 for each of these prints. Visit Johan Thörnqvist’s website to buy, buy, buy, and to view more prints. They’re laminated, they look lovely, and they feature some fun illustration...Read...
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Broken Deer – “White Woman” Music Video

This collaged stop-motion animation features a wild and inventive combination of mediums and a breath of fresh — or perhaps incense-scented — air, in my book. You certainly see this kind of aesthetic plenty in still art, but rarely in video art. I’m into it. By Alice Cohen.
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