Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Mike Stilkey: Paintings on Stacked Books


The Owl Is Wary, The Owl is Wise




 Mike Stilkey, an artist based in Los Angeles, draws whimsical animal portraits and stunning paintings on spine of stacked books.His wonderful ink and acrylic painting titled "The Owl Is Wary, The Owl is Wise" (shown) was part of his recent show - "In the Nursery", at the Corey Helford Gallery in LA.

His current solo exhibition at Gilman Contemporary will be on display until April 15th. For more information click here.

6 comments :

Jane said...

These are just amazing! Love them & will share this link! Thanks!
Jane-Jacksonville

Anonymous said...

woooww am speechless...amazing art..keep it up...
Meenaxi

Cerise said...

Wow! Those are fantastic and gorgeous! So amazing!

Daughter Earth said...

ahh! love this. SO great!!!! I'd try to do it to my book shelf but i Love all my books too much :)

Lana said...

This work is amazing! I enjoy making things from books but never thought of this. Thanks for sharing!

Ninotchka said...

AMAZING! Love the installation aspect of the pieces. Just WOW.