ART BATTLE August 2019: Dark Art

It is now the time to show your the pieces of two fellow artist who battle over the DARK ART theme during the month of August as they were creating each a piece under the subject : HUNGER !

FEED THE FEEDERS by Steve Otis (acrylics 14X18)

« We are born to feed, we feed from the earth and to the earth we return. Our lives a cycle of hunger to stay alive. Our lives ruled by morals and religious beliefs that are fed to us and that we then regurgitate to our brood. We are the worms, we are death, we are what we love and hate the most ».


HUNGER by Carl Ingram (oils over fluid acrylic pour 12X16)

“I ended up approaching the theme from the perspective of an eating disorder. My partner has struggled with one for the entire time I’ve known her. She’ll be starving but say “I can’t eat anything, everything is gross”. So that was the inspiration. The apple plays with the idea of original sin (reinforcing the idea that eating is a negative thing) and in a vague way touches on “selfie culture” and social media (Apple the company as a symbol for phones). The tape measure noose is hopefully self explanatory…”

Public is be invited to vote for their favorite piece on our Facebook page (pinned post) for the next two weeks !