Archive for March 22, 2014

Artist of the moment…….Tim Bavington

Tim Bavington was born in England in the year 1966. As we continue are discussion on the automobile in art Bavington uses an automotive spray gun instead of a brush in making vertical strokes his art. For his artistic education Bavington attended the Art Center College of art and Design earning a B.F.A. Bavington went on to earn an M.F.A. from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. In addition to painting and printmaking Bavington also creating installations.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

For his mediums Bavington uses acrylics and synthetic polymer.

Part of Bavington’s artistic process is to use blend music and art. The artist uses the computer to develop his own system where certain colors are attached to certain sounds and instruments. A painting of rock music would be drastically different than a painting of an opera. Bavington is very unique in his approach to creating. Sometimes the artist even makes reference the song in question in the title.

In this clip we ┬ámake a visit to the artist’s studio:

In this clip we take a behind the scenes look to watch a work completed with curved lines:

And lastly we check out the artist working in his more familiar vertical stripe pattern:

Tim Bavington is now based out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Artist of the moment…….Kakulu Saggiaktok

Kakulu Saggiaktok is an Inuit artist from Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada in the year 1940. Saggiaktok is a printmaker and sculptor renowned for her work with animals and the wildlife of the arctic. Her favorite subject matter is the bird.

An interesting fact about the artist is that she born on a boat owned by the Hudson Bay Company. Her family was part of group of Inuit people who went on the voyage in order to hunt and trap.

Price range information: Prints range from $400 to $1,000. No pricing available on sculpture work.

In addition to the wildlife scenes, Saggiaktok also enjoys recreating the many Inuit myths and legends including Sedna and the transforming shaman.

Saggiaktok began to explore art as a career in the 1960s at the beginning of the Cape Dorset Co-Op first began.

We have another wonderfully artistic family as the mother of Kakulu Saggiaktok was the grat Inuit artist Ikayukta Tunnillie. Below an example of her mother’s printmaking style.

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