Author - Mary Luoma

The Surreal Menagerie of Pola Dwurnik

Have you ever had that waking nightmare where you look around your apartment with your five cats and think…if I were to die right now, these felines will probably eat me before anyone realized anything was wrong? No? Me either. I can tell Pola Dwurnik has had that exact thought though, from what’s going on in her painting Coffee and Steel (No...

Pat Perry’s Surreal American Life

When you look at Pat Perry’s work, there is a distinct feeling that you’re looking at snapshots of rustic Americana. From old trains to tumbledown wooden houses beneath grey skies, peering into Perry’s pool of images is like looking into slices of American life away from the big cities. This is not to say that his figurative work is without...

Erik Johansson’s Perplexing Photoshopped 3D Illusions

You know those Magic Eye books everyone passed around in elementary school? You had to focus (except don’t focus too much!) your eyes on the jumbled, colorful geometric pattern on the page to slowly watch as an image appeared 3D-like in front of your eyes. Everyone always said they saw it but I’m not buying it. I never saw anything, anyway. If...

Artisic Movie Posters by Grzegorz Domaradzki

Polish illustrator Grzegorz Domaradzki – or just plain “Gabz” if you prefer! – is a virtuoso talent in the illustration world who just loves going to the movies. Even better, he loves movie posters. Even more exciting for us is that he loves creating his own movie posters, many of which are blessed with so much imagination and...