Foundry VineyardsMokuhanga Project Space InvitationalMay 5 – July 30, 2023Walla Walla, Washington ABOUT THE SHOW This show brings together ten international artists selected by the Mokuhanga Project Space. The featured artists are veterans in the medium of mokuhanga. Mokuhanga is a traditional form of Japanese printmaking. ‘Moku’ translates to wood, and ‘hanga’ means printed. The […]
Portrait of the artist Madeline Cass. Madeline was my studio assistant 2012-2013. “Madz” is another in a series of images composed of code-generated spirals whose number of wraps is related to the average value (lightness/darkness) of a corresponding area in a reference image. I wrote the initial version of the current state of my code […]
February 26 – August 7, 2022 Paul Ross GalleryScott and Carol Ritchie Gallery About This Exhibition The International Block Print Renaissance began in the last decades of the 19th century in Europe, as artists and collectors rediscovered the block print medium. Wichita played a major role in expanding this renaissance throughout America. In 1922, the […]
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, ColoradoPatton-Malott GalleryMay 27 – Jun 24, 2022 Anderson Ranch Arts Center is pleased to present String Theory, an exhibition of Mike Lyon’s beautifully crafted stringed instruments alongside highly abstracted portraits of his wife, his parents, his lawn, and himself. “Mike Lyon has been called a father of post-digital printmaking because […]
the February 5, 2022 issue of The Independent https://kcindependent.com/art-scene-mike-lyon/ By Anne Potter Russ Art Scene – Mike Lyon Some things can’t be explained. Some things can be briefed and overviewed in an attempt to condense the extremely complicated into the understandable for those of us who need assistance. The work of Mike Lyon straddles the […]
Overlapping square spirals in white and black over a red ground.
Another painting with intense patterns in the overlapping square-spirals in five colors. Right-click and select “open in new tab” then click the “+” to view the image at full scale (the details are better than the image).
I thought of this image as “The Valentine Portrait” of my wife, Linda because of the big heart shape formed by the eyebrows and the ‘V’ of her chin in her hands. Note: most images on this site can be viewed full scale by right-clicking on the image and selecting “open link in new tab” […]
Black and white square spirals on gray ground, the black augmented by spirals in a narrower line width. I think this painting begins to balance traditional materials with novel computed tool manipulation – the process and the image become more balanced.
Experiment with a palette of green, orange, blue, black, and white square spirals.