The art of Synesthesia is back! For those of you who missed it the first time, Synesthesia is a series of paintings of celebrity musicians by artist Adri Norris. Each piece will have you grooving to the music in your head as you recall songs by some of your favorite artists. The artist will […]
The Women Behaving Badly series by Denver artist Adri Norris celebrates female leaders, activists, and innovators in a variety of fields. From worker’s rights to Bluetooth technology, Title 9 to the Nobel Peace Prize, these women profoundly shaped our modern world. Whether you’ve been following the series from day one or are encountering the work for the first time, you don’t want to miss this!
Who is she? Rigoberta Menchu Tum is a K’iche’ political activist, an indigenous Guatemalan woman who promotes indigenous rights and fights for the rights of women in her country. After losing most of her family to the Guatemalan civil war, which lasted form 1960 to 1996, Menchu worked tirelessly to bring the perpetrators of that […]
I’ve been so busy getting ready for this show, I’ve forgotten to post my last few paintings. Time to rectify that little oversight. This painting is of Katherine Johnson. Who is she? Katherine Johnson was a computer for NASA, back when it was a job description, not a machine. She and a number of other […]
I know I posted all the steps of the work in progress on Facebook, but now I’m putting them here. Here are all the pieces in the same place. Once I get around to finishing it, I’ll post the pure lines version which I will be using to print on t-shirts.
Some of you may be wondering what it is I’m looking for when I agree to do a portrait of someone and whether or not they pose for me. Well, I generally prefer to work from photos, the reason being that a photo captures a moment in time. If I have a model posing for […]
With Father’s Day around the corner, I was all set to put out my Father’s Day promotion of $250 for an 8×10 portrait of your favorite dad. I’m still gonna do that, but looking around at my friends’ profiles, I see a lot of new babies, so I’m adding an extra bonus for new dads […]