Handmade Multicolored Decorative Accessories & Jewelry Designs.
My heart is Truly in my work, I'm inspired by many things: Colors, Love, Nature, Music, Art, Travel and more‚Ä¶. I love when a piece comes to life in my mind and then I have t
CHiKA is a Japanese-born, New York-based New Media Artist. Creating minimalist geometric
shapes and visuals that explore in dark space and inviting people to reinvent themselves through
the relationship between objects and images.
Like an Ocean gyre, a vortex of artifacts of a consumption based contemporary society become
ensnarled with driftwood, dead coral, and seaweed creating a grotesques amalgamation of disparate
materials which remarkably can still harbor life.
I am interested in painting as a lens through which to reconcile my perception of the corporeal world
with intangible notions of intense human emotion, experience and meaning. It is an understanding
of art as a treatise on human nature.
I am interested in our bodies, their weight, the actual corporeal feeling of them, our denial of
them, hybridity, sexuality. I am interested in religious and ceremonial aesthetics and symbolism-
how we as humans make sense of ourselves.
Thread, embroidery or stitching represents not only the artist‚Äôs hand, but also
a domestic, labor intensive act relatable to a global practice incorporating
domestic materials and processes typically linked to the female experience.
Yani Aviles is an interdisciplinary artist and healer currently based out of Chicago, IL. Her practice
explores potentials for self-actualization and altered awareness through experimental material