"My Magic Wand" – Bill Robinson
– Personal Narrative, Tales, and Memory–
Light Grey Art Lab 5th year anniversary exhibition
tobeyou is a special exhibition featuring 100 international illustrators, designers, and makers of all types. The exhibition celebrates individuals within the creative community, showcasing the beauty of personal narratives, stories, memory, and diversity. Each artist has created new work that emphasizes their practice, style, personality, and uniqueness through hand-pulled screen prints, framed original paintings, zines, small sculptures, photographs and more.
tobeyou is on display March 3rd - April 15th, 2017.
You can view the gallery and archive of artwork here.
My Magic Wand
Gouache and Colored Pencil
19" x 23" Framed
About this piece:
My piece reflects a duality I find in my work - a cute, appealing style of art that I use for children's book work, and the darker, more horror-inspired imagery that also appeals to me. It can be hard to balance these two in the same piece, or even as an artist that is trying to 'brand' oneself as a certain type of creator. I think childhood is a lot more terrifying and spooky than people make it out to be. The bottom half of my piece reflects the cute side, and the top half is the spooky part, while the center is what drives me to create - a belief in the magic of art.
About this artist:
I was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. In 2006, I moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota to pursue a BFA at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. I graduated from MCAD in 2010 and I am currently working as freelance illustrator, graphic designer, and interdisciplinary artist.
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