Interviews


An Interview with Fred Grabosky of FTG Illustration

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Fred Grabosky (FTG Illustration) was kind enough to answer some questions about his art and process for Dark Art & Craft. Fred creates his dark organic illustrations with pencil and micron ink pen. Beyond Arthe produces music in God Root and SADGIQACEA.

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Autopsies of The Soul: An Interview with Vincent Castiglia

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Vincent Castiglia is an artist intently focused on the human condition. Castiglia's work viscerally meditates on the various intersections of body and mind. He creates using a mixture of blood and water, a simple yet emotive material when applied to paper. We had a chance to meet Vincent at this year's Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore. Please also enjoy a selection of related images provided by the artist. 

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From the Depths: An Interview with Lucas Ruggieri

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As part of our series of interviews with artists in our upcoming show, "From the Depths: Scenes from Below" at Ars Memoria, we had the opportunity to interview the talented Brooklyn-based illustrator Lucas Ruggieri about his work and upcoming projects. What does dark art mean to you? For me, dark art can be a huge variety of things, whether its an artifact thats function was malevolent or a painting that just makes you feel scared or anxious for no explainable reason. It can be very rare that I have a negative or dark emotional reaction to a work of art...

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From the Depths Artists: An Interview with Multimedia Artist Michelle Dugan

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Today, we are honored to have Boston-based artist Michelle Dugan (@heartbeasts) contributing to our upcoming show, "From the Depths," opening Oct. 6 at Ars Memoria Art Gallery. Dugan is a multimedia artist with a foundation in printmaking. Currently, she's working primarily in painting (pictured throughout this article) in a brief absence from working as a tattoo artist. We got the opportunity to talk to her about some of her work, her inspirations, and her recent brush with every artist's nightmare.  What does Dark Art mean to you? Michelle Dugan: Dark Art is an opportunity to explore and express the parts...

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No Devil Lived On: An Interview with Christopher Tandy

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Christopher Tandy is an Oakland-based multimedia artist gearing up for the closing reception of his first-ever solo exhibit, "No Devil Lived On" at Glass Rice in San Francisco. Tandy describes his work as expression of the depths of his psyche, his graphite images depicting "fleeting moments where the veil of what is real and what is created by (his) subconscious thins."

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