Our New Artist in Residence: Nidhi Chanani

These months keep flying by in 2010 - but we are incredibly thrilled showcase the work of our latest Artist in Residence, Nidhi Chanani. Nihi received formal training in illustration from the Academy of Art here in San Francisco and holds a BA in Literature from UC Santa Cruz. In her own words: as a conscious, curious and educated person i am often overwhelmed by the pain in the world. i create cute art because it makes me happy - with hopes it can make others happy, too. She is also a strong supporter of local music where she designs [...]

Our new Artist in Residence: Joshua Ellingson

As you may have noticed over the holiday weekend we spent some time and made a few changes to the site. The biggest of which is our brand new banner which we are excited to showcase to you all. Our new Artist in Residence, Josh Ellingson, lives and works as an illustrator in San Francisco, California. He makes artwork for popular publications and websites worldwide and has worked with clients ranging from toy makers to tequila companies. Josh also contributes writing and reviews to publications and websites such as Laughing Squid and Hi-Fructose Magazine. You can check out all of [...]

Our new Artist-in-Residence: Matthew Fleming

September is upon us and we are thrilled to unveil our latest new banner in our Artist in Residence series! For the next two months we have the amazing work of Matthew Fleming gracing the top of our website; the piece above is black ball-point pen on paper. Fleming is originally from Milwaukee where he received two BFA's: one in Drawing & Painting, and a second in Graphic Design. (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) After working in the Milwaukee area for a while he moved out to Oakland last April and has been working from his apartment since then. I like to [...]

Our new Artist in Residence: Claire Nereim

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of our Artist in Residence program, Claire Nereim. Claire is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in San Francisco. Born in Chicago in 1981, she studied Visual Art at Oberlin College. In her work she explores the relationship between form, meaning, and the invention of memory. Her work has been featured in the Believer, Paper, and Print Magazine. You can view more of her work at her website; check out her brand new blog; and, if you're in the mood to purchase something, you can head here.

Our New Artist in Residence: Nigel Sussman

Today we are pleased to announce the latest contributor to our Artist in Residence series here at The Bay Bridged. For the next two months we will be showcasing the work of Nigel Sussman, an animator, designer, and illustrator who also plays in the local indie rock band As A People. Originally from rural Maryland, Nigel studied drawing and painting at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, PA for two years. He then moved to Oakland for two years at California College of the Arts to complete his BFA with an illustration focus. In his own words: "I do enjoy creating art [...]

Our New Artist-in-Residence, Katrina McHugh

We are thrilled to add another great new artist to our Artist-in-Residence family. For the next two months the artwork of Katrina McHugh will be gracing the main banner of The Bay Bridged. Born in San Francisco and raised in Santa Rosa, Katrina is a true Bay Area native. After heading down to UC Santa Barbara for college where she studied Book Arts at the College of Creative Studies, Katrina now resides in Petaluma where she continues her passion for all things letterpress printed while currently working for Dauphine Press. We have been big fans of Katrina's work quite a [...]

The New Bay Bridged Artist in Residence, Lawrence Yang

With summer halfway complete it is time for us to change out our main banner and introduce you to our newest member of The Bay Bridged Artist in Residence program, Lawrence Yang. Yang moved to the Bay Area in 2006 from Chicago where he was studying in the sciences. He ultimately changed his direction to focus on industrial design and currently works in the area of interaction design. Taken from his website: "Lawrence Yang wrestles with informational abstractions by day and paints by night. Influenced by graffiti art and traditional Chinese painting, he employs ink, marker, and watercolor, as the [...]

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