Art school was for me a dreamlike place that I never imagined existed, because it was full of people who, like me, were just trying as hard as they could, all day, to make the best picture possible.  

Crossing to Safety

In Christopher Gallego’s drawings, it is as if you are underwater, and all of the usual sounds, shuffles, and animation of life goes silent, and you find yourself in this sensorially pared-down but visually heightened world.
If you think it’s okay to piss on someone because they don’t like the same art as you, what reaction are you prepared to rationalize when you’re contradicted on a matter of consequence?

Cocktails, A Still Life

“I never set out to paint cocktail paintings,” explains Todd M. Casey, “but here is the story of how I got into painting them.”