maandag 7 december 2009

It's all Joy by Anthony Butkovich





This pair of underwear was designed for a project for the artist collective known as the Sketchy-Neighbors http://www.sketchyneighbors.com/
They would choose a theme and a material that would be outside their usual medium, such as just painting on canvas.
This projects theme was: Life is...? and the material was Underwear!
Anthony played off the concept of duality and finding the balance of life, in the middle! Life is balance and all joy, no matter how prickly the thorns of the 'rose' gets in uncovering it all.

Anthony is a very cool artist. He's amazingly funny and creates soft, warm, sweet, naughty, smoothly art. I love the soft colors and the curves. They bring a very special energy in the room. It's like he's connected to all the fun stuff in the universe, and with his art he brings it here on earth. Check out my favorites to see more of his art

He also makes video's! This one is called Aspects

 


 About Anthony 

Throughout his career, Anthony Butkovich has enjoyed a diverse client and project list. The body of his work spans corporate identity pieces and website icons to editorial illustrations and permanent mural installations to privately commissioned paintings and murals. His versatile style lends itself easily to a variety of media including print, digital and mixed media.

Anthony's fine artwork can best be described as a combination of soothing colors and shapes in fluid motion, that gently lead the observer into a world beyond reality, into the realms of imagination. His narrative imagery explores the natural, man-made and etheric worlds and gives honest expressions of life and of the abundance in all things. To look at his paintings is to dream with open eyes.
Client list includes:
ATT, Merchant's Bank, Austin American Statesman, Neighborhood Centers, Inc., Chase Manhattan Bank, Omni Technology Centers, Children's Museum of Houston, Pepsi Co., Compaq, Red Cross of Houston, Houston Press, Stepping Stones Children's Museum, Houston Zoo, Texas Park ; Wildlife, Hyatt Hotels, University of Houston, Iridium Telecommunications, USAA Auto Insurance, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Fuzion, Wellness Catfood, The University of Texas.
Anthony lives and works in Houston, Texas.

Favorite Music
oh shit...that is a long list.. here are some current loves: Komeda, Santogold, Queen, Of Montreal, Neutral Milk Hotel, Bad Brains, Lily Allen, Granddaddy, Alif Tree, Band of Horses, PIL, Philip Glass, Mason Jennings, Nina Hynes....
Favorite Movies
Local Hero, Star Wars., Same time next year, Zoolander....yada...
Favorite Books
The Little Engine That Could.
Favorite Quote
I am it, god-dammit -Me
His site: http://www.abartist.com 
You can get his a m a z i n g art and prints here
He also lives on Facebook: Anthony Butkovich

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