Event: Mary Lin Elementary, Atlanta GA

Mary Lin Elementary in Atlanta, GA

During March, I made a visit to my niece’s kindergarten class at Mary Lin Elementary in Atlanta, Georgia. Lillian was super excited to introduce me to her teacher and friends. The kids loved Mommy? and making pop-ups with me. Thanks for a great visit, Ms. Zubrowski’s kindergarten class!

Artist Watch: Numen/For Use


Numen/For Use is a design collective made up of industrial designers Sven Jonke, Christoph Katzler and Nikola Radeljković that specialize in creating large interactive installations, that use household items like tape or string to create futuristic transparent tunnels that viewers can walk in.

Artist Watch: Nathan Sawaya

Nathan Sawaya painstakingly assembles large scale sculptures and portraits piece by piece with thousands of LEGO blocks. This New York based artist is currently on tour with his popular exhibition, THE ART OF BRICK.

Artist Watch: Hua Tunan

Hua Tunan combines traditional Chinese art forms with western graffiti styles to create powerful portraits of animals that are full of chaotic patterns and color. His splatter technique creates a sense of motion that makes the animals jump off the page.

Artist Watch: Patrick Acton

Patrick Acton

Patrick Acton, an artist from Iowa (actually, my birth state, too), makes the three little pigs look like amateurs!  A master of matchstick sculpture, he builds each model using nothing but needle nosed pliers and glue, patiently adding thousands of matchsticks one stick at a time.

Artist Watch: Nick Roche

In the world of the Transformers, mere mention of the artist/writer/dare-I-even-say-genius Nick Roche will put a grin on your face module that stretches from one audio receptor to the other.  Only a very few other writers over the last thirty years have truly brought such excitement, emotion, and depth to our favorite ‘Robots In Disguise’, whether its in his emotive drawing style or intriguing story lines.  Check out some Nick Roche’s finest work in IDW’s Transformers: The Last Stand Of The Wreckers and the ongoing series Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye!

Artist Watch: Charles Clary

Charles Clary’s delicately cuts paper designs and carefully layers them together to create these stunning structures. Clary explains that his work is intended to “mimic viral colonies and concentric sound waves” Take a look inside his world that’s both playful and beautiful.