Posts Tagged ‘latex’

Artist of the moment……..Gary Komarin



Gary Komarin is an American abstract artist. Gary Komarin was born in New York City in the year 1951. The artist attended Albany State University located in Albany, New York. Komarin went on to earn a M.F.A. in painting from Boston University.

One major influence on the artist was Philip Guston, whom he studied with whilst in college. Komarin enjoys using a very colorful palette, which he somewhat adopted from this key mentor.

Komarin doesn’t paint on traditional canvas or art materials. Instead he prefers non art industrial canvas. He will also paint on drop cloths. For paint he creates his own “paint” using latex, spackle, and water.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

In this clip many works by Gary Komarin:

Komarin is based out of Roxbury, Connecticut.

Below a link to the website of the artist:

What I enjoy most about this artist is his palette! I look at his paintings and feel happy!



Artist of the moment……….Ryan Sullivan


Ryan Sullivan is an American painter renown for his abstract paintings which are similar in style to satellite images of the earth. Ryan Sullivan was born in the year 1983. Sullivan’s process of creating involves lying his surface flat on the ground and pouring paint and other mediums on top of the surface. In addition he then tilts the canvas in various directions.

Sullivan attended the Rhode Island School of Design located in Providence, Rhode Island.

The artist uses the dates he creates his art as the titled of his works.

The artist has had exhibitions in Europe and the United States.

Sullivan uses many mediums in his work including oils, acrylics, enamels, wax, and latex.

Price range information: $80,000 to $200,000.

Other artist whose creative process include pouring paint include Damien Hirst and Ian Davenport.

Sullivan’s work reminds me of a Google maps image that is brought to life! What a wonderful example of modernist art. Modern themes in his work include the medium of latex and the pouring of paint.


Artist of the moment…….Derek Erdman


Derek Erdman is an American Pop artist born in Chicago, Illinois in the year 1978. Erdman is renown for his portraits of athletes and celebrities. A few celebrities he has portrayed include Bill Cosby, Rapper Eazy-E, Magic Johnson, and Tom Selleck.

The artist is also famous for some characters he plays including a woman who makes prank phone calls and a rap artist.

A link to the website of Derek Erdman:

Erdman is now based out of Seattle, Washington.

Price range information: On his website works can be found for $50 to $500. Very reasonable! Works are painted with latex on wood. Works can also be ordered on canvas.

In this clip we hear Erdman talk about designing t- shirts for the Woot company:

If you enjoy this artist be sure and check out artists Julian Opie and Alex Katz.