Click For Art

Art Attack!

This illustration is by an Artist called Tara Macpherson, her individual quirky style has been incorporated into cushions, canvases and other pieces. The Canvas and Cushion are available at Buddha Gifts

She really is one of the coolest artists on the planet right now. Her distinctive style, subjects and the glorious colour pallette continues to delight from Singapore to Sao Paulo to even Glasgow!  We are very happy to bring just a taste of her wonderful artwork to you.

Tara McPherson is 35 years old and is an American artist based out of New York City. She studied her art degree at Santa Monica Community College and earned her BFA from Art Center in Pasadena, CA in August 2001 with honors in Illustration and a minor in Fine Art, working on Matt Groening's Futurama project during her college years. She studied hard and worked passionately to develop her own quirky humorous style.

Tara exhibits her paintings and other art works in prestigious art galleries all over the world. She was given the title of  "The Crown Princess of Poster Art" by ELLE Magazine.  She has also created posters for rock bands such as Beck, Modest Mouse, and Melvins. Her array of art also includes creating toys with companies like Kidrobot, Dark Horse Comics, and Toy2R, painted comics and covers for DC Vertigo, advertising and editorial illustrations for companies such as Wyden+Kennedy and Spin Magazine, and currently teaching a class at Parsons in NYC.

She has lectured at the School of Visual Arts, AIGA NYC, AIGA Austin, Columbus College of Art and Design, Parsons, The University of Arizona, MADE in Edmonton and Foyles London. She has a wealth of expertise and her personal passion is evident in her use of colours and strinking images that are sure to bring a bit of style to your home whether it is a lovely soft cushion or an eye-catching Canvas hung on your wall, sure to be adored by all all your guests

Tara's art has been included in books such as Lost Constellations; The Art of Tara McPherson Vol II (Dark Horse), Lonely Heart: The Art of Tara McPherson (Dark Horse), Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall (DC), The Art of Modern Rock (Chronicle), Illusive 2, Illustration Now! (Taschen), SWAG and SWAG 2 (Abrams), and more.

Some of her clients include DC Comics, Warner Brothers, Dark Horse Comics, Kidrobot, Strangeco, SXSW, Spin, Pepsi, Fanta, Goldenvoice, Harper Collins, Bloomsbury, Revolver, Knitting Factory, Playstation 2, House of Blues, Punk Planet, Dogfish Head Brewery, Nike and Wyden+Kennedy among others.

The company that produces these pieces Click for Art also have other artists work that they produce onto useable household items, such as Limited Edition Pillows, Floor Pillows, Cups & Saucers and have just launched Limited Edition Chairs, that look and feel fabulous. Each piece is a limited edition and comes with an authentic Numbered Certificate of Authenticity with twinned hologram.

Some of the other artists they inculde in their collections are Simon C Page, Joe Ledbetter, Joshus Davis and Ruben Ireland they are always keen to support young and up-coming artists from home and abroad and explore ways of making art more accessible to all! Art that we can bring into our lives and our home, bringing an explosion of colour and styles!

These cushions come as a standard size 45cm x 45cm and as 100cm x 100cm extra comfy large floor cushion are sure to enhance your seating arrangements as well as letting you snuggle up in comfort to watch your fave TV programme or just lying listening to some tunes!

The Canvas and cushions are available on-line now at Fat Buddha Gifts and in store.

Janice X


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