Posts Tagged ‘massachusetts college of art’

Artist of the moment………..Cody Hoyt


Cody Hoyt is a modern artist who explores typography and letterform. Hoyt is also a sculptor working with organic shapes and simple patterns that could remind one of animal fur. Cody Hoyt was born in Sarasota, Florida in the year 1980.

Hoyt attended the Massachusetts College of Art located in Boston. The artist also studied abroad in the Netherlands.

Hoyt is based out of Brooklyn, New York.

Human skulls are also a favorite theme of the artist. Over his career his artist has designed many record labels.

Some of my favorite letterform artists include Robert Cottingham, Mel Bochner, Denis Brown, and Rob Wynne.

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Artist of the moment…….Denise Kupferschmidt


Denise Kupferschmidt is an American artist renown or his minimalist works involving the figure. Denise Kupferschmidt was born in Princeton, New Jersey in the year 1979. The artist attended the Massachusetts College of Fine Art located in Boston.

The artist is capable of working in many mediums and often exhibits drawings, paintings, and sculpture work. She is also an avid printmaker.


Below we visit a show featuring Kupferschmidt. Her works are shown at the 1:18 mark in the clip:

The artist is based out of Brooklyn, New York.

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Below a link to the website of the artist:

What a wonderful way to depict the figure. With the black and white format used on most of her paintings its easy for the viewer to think they are looking at one of Matisse’s contemporaries rather than someone born in 1979.


Artist of the moment…..Paul Villinski

Paul Villinski is an American artistĀ  born in the year 1960 in York, ,Maine. VillinskiĀ  is a mixed media and installation artist. He was born to a family whose father was an air force pilot. Using found or recycled materials from his own collection the artist main subject is butterflies. He creates them from items such as used records and also beer cans. He often employs the butterflies as a group engaging in an activity such as transporting a plane, or coming together to create a certain shape with the negative space created by the group.

For his artistic education Villinski attended the Massachusetts College of Art located in Boston, Massachusetts. He went on to earn a bachelor of fine arts degree from Cooper Union College located in New York City.

Even the records the artists uses have something to do with his work. In this clip we visit his studio and he talks briefly about his creative process:

This piece was designed for a show in 2011. Its a cross with a wheelchair and airplane!

In this clip we view a work titled metamorphosis set to music:

Past winner of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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