Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize All photos courtesy of Kanako Abe on Instagram One of my goals with this blog is to share unexpected and interesting contemporary art with kids. I love finding artists who are creating work that fits within this theme, knowing that I am providing exposure to […]
View fullsize The Arcadia Series View fullsize Arcadia Series #3 View fullsize Gifts of the Star-Sown Night View fullsize The Strength of Mountains no. 1 View fullsize We Meet Again Photos courtesy of Greta Laundy’s website and Instagram Australian-based artist Greta Laundy creates paintings and drawings that explore themes of being connected to the natural […]
View fullsize Zimtstern Available on Etsy View fullsize GeminiAvailable on Etsy View fullsize Marie Curie View fullsize AmeliaAvailable on Etsy View fullsize Luna Available on Etsy All photos courtesy of Etsy & Instagram Anna Hermsdorf is a German artist & illustrator whose whimsical, “girly” (her words) and colorful work appear on products and in her […]
View fullsize Farmers Market View fullsize Anotter Painting View fullsize Hello Kitten View fullsize Elephant and Castle View fullsize Monkey Business All photos courtesy of Matthew Grabelsky Matthew Grabelsky is an oil painter who was raised in New York City but is currently based in Los Angeles. His paintings are set in benign landscapes such […]
View fullsize Hello, Beautiful View fullsize Horseshoe Bend View fullsize The Smokies View fullsize Top Notch View fullsize Yellowstone, 2 I am beginning a unit on color for my middle school students, so color and color theory have been on my mind a lot. When planning for this week’s post (and the work I will […]
Calida Garcia Rawles
Singularity, 2018 View fullsize Yesterday Called and Said We Are Together 2019 View fullsize The Water Dancer 2019 View fullsize Between Us, 2018 View fullsize Echo My Moonlight, 2020 View fullsize The Space in Which We Travel, 2019 All photos courtesy of the artist’s website The acrylic paintings created by Calida Garcia Rawles have graced […]
I stumbled across the illustrations created by Black artist and activist Nikkolas Smith this weekend when news broke of Chadwick Boseman’s death. His illustration of the actor (dressed as Black Panther) and a tiny cancer patient struck me to the core. This is the power of art. Art has the ability to grab our attention […]
View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize All photos courtesy of the artist’s website How could anyone look at Utah-based artist Elise Wehle’s work and NOT fall in love at first sight? In reading her bio on her website, I discovered that she was born just over an hour away […]
View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize All photos courtesy of Kelly Knaga on Instagram This is our first week back to school, in a 100% virtual learning & teaching environment. As an educator, the last couple of weeks have been filled with frenzied preparations to both teach my students and ensure […]
Alex G Griffiths
View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize View fullsize All photos courtesy of Alex G Griffiths Alex G Griffiths is an illustrator based in Canada. Originally from London, Griffiths’ self-proclaimed “messy” style of drawing lends itself well to works for children. He has illustrated several books, most recently one titled The Bug Collector. I […]
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