PSoA Conference 2011

When I was in school, I got in ruts just like anyone else.  Sometimes you are just frustrated or uninspired.  But one of the great things about school is that you have teachers and classmates to inspire you.  I have written before about how different it is to paint after college.  You do  not have…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 16/05/2011

In the Lab by Heather Goldstein

One of the many perks of working at Jerry’s is all of the new products that we bring in.  For certain items that are new to the market, we must test them before we can decide to bring them in.  And who better to test them than Jerry’s employees who are also artists?! Sharon DiGiulio…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/04/2011

Stormtrooper Snatching!

As many of you may know, this past weekend was Art Basel, an epic art show that takes over Miami.  The who’s who of the art world were all there.  One of the most controvertial names in street art, Mr. Brainwash, had an installation on Collins Ave.  On the balconies of the outside of the…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 09/12/2010

Finding Inspiration in Shanghai by Heather Goldstein

I was recently lucky enough to get to visit China and I cannot even begin to express what an extraordinary experience it was. One of the most special things I was able to do was visit the M50 in Shanghai.  The M50 is a new art district with over 120 art galleries and art studios. …..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 17/11/2010

Losing Steam by Heather Goldstein

When I graduated last December and started my job full-time here at Jerry’s, I was beyond motivated to make it work.  I had read somewhere that something like 90% of art school graduates do not create any art in the 2 years after graduation.  That was not going to be me!  I left school feeling…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/10/2010

Dragon*Con by Heather Goldstein

  THE CIRCUS Once a year, all of us nerds come out of hiding.  Although there are tons of conventions similar to this, there is nothing quite like Dragon*Con.    This past weekend, I attended my first “Con.”  I couldn’t help but call my friends back home to say, “I found my people!”  From Hell…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 08/09/2010

Who Says You Need to Know What You’re Doing?

My friend Heather and I, collectively known as Heather Squared, took some time to play!  We got out some Montana Gold Spray Paint  and Montana Hardcore Markers, layed down a tarp and got to work.  We had absolutely no plan and no idea what we wanted to make.  This was purely about having fun with…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 30/07/2010

EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP a Banksy Film

Last night I went to go see “Exit Through the Gift Shop.” A friend recommended the film and I saw the reviews. I knew I would love it but I never guessed how inspiring and thought provoking the film would be. It is the story of Thierry Guetta, an eccentric French “film maker” who befriended…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/06/2010

Tim Burton Exhibit at MoMA by Heather Goldstein

The Museum of Modern Art opened a comprehensive retrospective of Tim Burton’s work from childhood until now on November 22, 2009. The exhibit will remain open until April 26, 2010 and it is still busy with viewers eager to see Burton’s progression as an artist. This past weekend, I was one of those fans. I…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010

Venus to Olympia: An Art Timeline by Heather Goldstein

  Titian. Venus of Urbino. C. 1538 Oil on Canvas One of the most highly acclaimed Italian painters of the Renaissance, Titian, is well known for his beautiful portrait of a reclining nude, Venus, for the duke of Urbino. Titians mastery of color and ability to please his patrons gave him great success in his…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010