Flex Gallery and the Work of Madison May

Madison May, Untitled, dirt grass seed, suture, cheesecloth, ink on Canvas. Approx. 4 in x 14 in. 2017

In response to a lack of public art opportunities during winter, on January 11th, I launched Flex Gallery, a mobile public art space located on my left arm… For the past week and a half, I have been wearing the work of Madison May, a local printmaking and sculpture artist and recent graduate of Kendall College. I spoke with her last week to learn more about her work and her creative process.

Flex Gallery and the Work of Tag-Hartman Simkins

Tag Hartman-Simkins. Boyfriend Twins. Image transfer on canvas. Flex Gallery, Grand Rapids, Chicago

“…I went to school for English, but ended up doing creative writing anyway and mashed it up with art in the end.”

Flex Gallery and the Work of Rachel McKay

Rachel McKay The Plant Keeper in progress

By Zachary Johnson In response to a lack of public art opportunities during winter, on January 11th, I launched Flex Gallery, a mobile public art space located on my left arm. For the project, I sent canvas armbands to six artists, requesting they turn them into artworks. Each artist works in a wide variety of … Continue reading