Humanity: Art for a Cause

Kno design is pleased to have collaborated with The Mahogany Project in designing the album cover for the Humanity CD. Writer/executive producer/composer, Sharon Nyree Williams of The Mahogany Project is celebrating the debut of HUMANITY which tackles socioeconomic issues of Homelessness. Come celebrate  and hear original pieces LIVE from the album this Sunday March 23rd. CDs will be available for sale at the party and a portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Sanctuary Arts Center. The Sanctuary Arts Center provides a safe, warm and calm environment for homeless and street involved youth to experience creativity and success through art.  Join us this Sunday and help support the work of this amazing organization! http://sanctuaryartcenter.org/

Humanity CD Release Party | 2312 Gallery -2312 2nd Ave. Seattle, WA 98121| 23 March 2014 | 5-8pm|

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getting.dress3And I bought those canvases to create new work. As it is, even when I’m not busy, I’m still busy. At any given time, I have new artwork ideas just floating around in my head and there’s never enough time in the day; heck not even sometimes enough time in a year to complete any of them. So what do I do? I become very ambitious and start two series of paintings at once. In addition to the “CC 20/20” here’s a little something I’ve been working on called “Getting Dress.” 

“Getting Dress,” was something I started about 6 years ago. It was only recently, several good friends of mine really encouraged me to revisit that body of work. So I decided to add-on 12 more paintings to that series. These paintings are on the whimsical side. They take a cheeky look at the ritual of “waking up in the morning” and “going to bed at night.” I wanted to take a minimalistic approach to these paintings while adding a vintage look. To keep it simple, I kept to a limited color palette, made all the figures silhouette and used silk screening for the figures.

Here are the first 6 paintings out 12. I still need to do some tweaking here and there but they’re coming along nicely!!!

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