This post continues my series “In-Sync with…” aimed to get a closer look at contemporary artists and art professionals from Chicago and abroad. Read it, enjoy it, share it, and get in-sync with Chicago artist,  Rory Coyne. Do not miss his personal recommendations at the end of the interview.

Rory Coyne is a well rounded and talented Chicago realist painter.  Not only he has control and mastery of technique but he also delivers captivating metaphors that engage the viewer into a conversation with his/her own identity. Over the years, I have enjoyed his evolving half human, half animal compositions. His portrayal to our accepted or denied “otherness” is embodied in the corporal mutation of the flesh. It is in this mythical struggle of dream and reality that one comes face to face with a great artist and human being.   Do not miss his work at “From Motion to…

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Even though I have spent a great deal of time building a strong social media presence, I never thought I would buy art in Facebook. But now, I have and I enjoyed the experience.  I still believe there is no replacement to physically seeing a work of art in person. However, there are another set of rules when looking at work in social media. First, the work is right there, digitally represented in my everyday mobile interconnected life. Second, commenting and instantly interacting with an artist is just a few buttons away.  Third, for the first time, we have instant access to the artist creative space. It is like having a spying Predator drone flying around the artist studio. Except, that this intrusion is voluntary on behalf of the artist.  More often, artists give us access to their creative spaces via social media. I do it too. Why not? It…

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Last week we visited the studio of printmaker Mary Bookwalter for a 3c Wear short interview. Check it out…

3c Wear is a family-owned company with one vision in mind, making Inspired Clothing to Inspire Giving. We inspire children, their parents and friends to make a difference in this world by providing opportunities to give something meaningful to children in need. For every product we sell, we give a school supply kit to a school age child in need.

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