Artists of the Month - Aaron Souza

the Little Nightmares


Aaron’s artwork is an exercise in personal  perspective. Through his technique of  whimsical illustration and Rorschach-esque ink blots, his pieces give the viewer a glimpse of a “monster” that is then left up to the imagination of the individual.

His process involves the splattering of ink with various tools (condensed air cans, toothbrushes, sponges etc) and then subtling completing the suggestion of a creature through much more controlled methods of illustration with fine line markers. Once the linework is complete, the pieces are mounted onto poster board with wheat paste. 

Though Aaron typically works in black and white, occasionally his pieces blossom with pools of color to further suggest a creature or ambiance.

Ultimately this gallery is about the viewer’s interpretation and should be approached with willing curiosity

Robert Presutti - Faces of An Beal - November

If you ever wanted to be a model, this is your chance.  Famous photographer, Robert Presutti will shoot your portrait for $75 and you can hang it at your favorite bar.

The photo sessions have started at An Beal Bocht located at 445 W.238th Street in the Bronx (Riverdale.)  If you have a favorite bar and would like to be photographed there, call Robert and ask for rates. If you would like to be admired on the An Beal wall gallery, call for info at 917-412-0811.

You get to keep the photo and the memories.


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