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puerto rico graffiti
January 12, 2009, 4:28 pm
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graffiti 10

i was surprised at the amount and quality of graffiti all over puerto rico. there were a lot of abandoned and hollowed out buildings that provided plenty of space. i especially liked this stencil. here are a few more that caught my eye Continue reading



art in raleigh nc
December 17, 2008, 8:07 pm
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rachel herrick

while in north carolina, i took the opportunity to check out raleigh’s art scene, specifically Lump Gallery… the original to Michael Salter’s Lump West.
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museum exhibit or art installation
December 15, 2008, 9:47 pm
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fiber optics

i recently became aware of the incredibly blurred line between museum exhibit and art installation while visiting the Museum of Life and Science in Durham NC while on vacation. here are some photos of artistically relevant exhibits at the museum.
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local street art
December 4, 2008, 9:42 pm
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Northrup Food Center

i took a walk around my neighborhood for some inspiration for my next illustration/animation. in the process, i found some street art in the area. here is some of it.
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new illustration
November 30, 2008, 6:33 pm
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beautiful garbage 1

now that I have graduated I can create without having to justify what I make all the time. sometimes I just feel like illustrating, like this illustration of a photo I took this summer. But, inevitably, I always come to a point of questioning and justifying to myself and thus I developed the following illustration. Continue reading



photo blog
November 30, 2008, 5:59 pm
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meter

I have created a photo blog using Flash which makes it really easy to post photos; just upload a photo to my ftp and add the information to an xml file, the rest is done dynamically. It’s not terribly complex for those who program frequently, but I was excited to get Flash to talk to xml and to create a site that could be updated easily. Continue reading



sound experiment
November 30, 2008, 3:21 pm
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sound01

After a few months break, I have a lot of blogging to catch up on. First, a sound experiment done in Processing a few months ago. The piece takes sounds captured through your computer’s microphone, analyzes it and plays back the loudest frequency. Continue reading



before/after
August 4, 2008, 3:31 pm
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2 years ago i created an animation that informs a lot of my current work with implied urban spaces. the animation was based on an abandoned building in nw portland. the building was made of brick and beautifully decaying in an area of portland that was rapidly changing. i didn’t think the building would be around much longer and sure enough, it has disapeared. unfortunately, it is being replaced by a parking garage. here are some before and after shots after the jump.

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bfa|offsite
June 9, 2008, 3:43 pm
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offsite branding

the bfa show was a great success. we had a large turn out on thursday. here are some of the photos of my exhibit.

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portfolio
June 9, 2008, 3:11 pm
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portfolio cover

my portfolio also came back from risd. here are a few photos.

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