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Sumner Crenshaw

Ethereal portraits examining self-perception, anxiety, confidence and inspiration. Sumner Crenshaw creates about work inspiring becoming your best self. We love how she incorporates negative space and figure ground relationships into her work.
Sumner Crewnshaw is an American surrealist and figurative painter. She fuels her narratives with line and movement; taking inspiration from Salvator Dali to Shel Silverstein.
She received her bachelor of fine arts in 2006 and her masters of fine arts in 2009; working professionally as an artist since 2005. Her work has shown across the US and is in national and international collections. She has been represented by Ugallery and ZaPow Gallery in North Carolina. She currently lived and works in Frederick, MD.
She explains her work further:
Every episode of anxiety can become a character, a story I can portray in paint. A creature with multiple dueling limbs represents the hydra in my own head. A confident figure strutting across the canvas in the…

Tiffany Gholar

Mixed media pieces with amazing textures, saturated colors, and they are created with discarded materials?! The Post-Consumerism work of Tiffany Gholar utilizes discarded materials and turns them into something new and beautiful. We had to learn more about Tiffany and her work!
Tiffany Gholar is a Chicago based artist working in a variety of mediums. In addition to her Post-Consumerism series, she also has two series titled The Doll Project and Recessionism. She received her BA in interdisciplinary art studies from The University of Chicago in 2001, and later studied interior design at Harrington College of Design, also earning her MA in painting from Governors State University. She has shown work at The Chicago Children's Museum, The Chicago Center for Green Technology, Harold Washington Library, and The Adler School for Professional Psychology. In addition to painting, Tiffany works as a freelance interior designer, published her novel A Bitter Pill to Swallow, and has been a cha…

Alexandra Hemrick