Art

Falling Into Place

Michaele LeCompte’s Migration of Form is the sum of a lifetime of collecting The things and people we acquire in life are inherited into our being whether we choose to address it or not. Michaele LeCompte chose to embrace her inheritances and her past through her Migration of Form exhibit,…

Coffee with the Ambassador

On the art of Danny Scheible Words by Bobby S. Gulshan In the last few months of 2010, Sacramento’s Second Saturday Art Walk emerged as a hotly contested locus of debate. People wondered out loud if the event had strayed from its original mission; was the benefit to Midtown businesses…

In the Garage

Screen printer Laura Edmisten and the unassuming growth of her Asbestos Press Five years and roughly 100 poster designs ago, Asbestos Press was a nameless curiosity sparked by the purchase of a screen-printing starter kit from an art store. But it only took Laura Edmisten five months of toying with…

Conversations With Whitman

Artist Jeffery Felker puts his appreciation for Walt Whitman on Canvas Literature majors, by nature and necessity, are fixated on written language. Jeffery Felker would appear to be no different. He holds a master’s degree in English literature from Sacramento State, where he also completed his undergraduate studies, and currently…

CORE Dance Collective presents The Doorway

Sacramento’s very own CORE Dance Collective is at it again with their newest work entitled The Doorway, an entirely new piece by artistic director Kelli Leighton. CORE’s press release for the event says, “The athletic contemporary and jazz movement is inspired by the unique personality of the different rooms in…

Brightly Colored Darkness

Artist Robert Bowen returns to Sacramento for group show A collection of exotic colored butterflies and beetles mounted in simple black frames hangs on the studio walls of San Francisco based artist Robert Bowen. Scattered around the room are various other oddities: animal skulls and mounted antlers, curious antiques and…

Circle Takes the Square

Artist Jared Konopitski Makes Mixed Things Match Maybe it’s just a negative stereotype that creative people—you know, musicians, artists and people who go out and get drunk alongside musicians and artists—just aren’t morning people. Artist Jared Konopitski, a Midtown boy, born and raised, was waiting for our phone call at…

The Things We Do for Love

Raphael Delgado Wears his Heart on his Canvas in New Exhibition Since opening his art studio in Midtown in August 2006, Raphael Delgado has emerged—humble and prolific—a step ahead of his contemporaries. It could be dangerous to file any explosion of expression under the lead parasol of “renaissance,” but in…

Words in the Clay

May Izumi brings her fantastical sculptures to Davis I take great pleasure in escaping to a fantasy world that I have created in the dark chasms of my mind. Many different forms of media fuel my strange utopia: literature, film, music and in the case of May Izumi—sculptures. A Honolulu,…

They’re Shooting! Trevor Traynor Makes You Look

Trevor Traynor Makes You Look Born and raised in New York amidst hip-hop’s golden era, photographer Trevor Traynor is a product of the culture. Combining his love for the music with his artistic eye, Traynor has built a career for himself documenting the artists in their rawest form. His latest…