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Remembering Thinkspace Projects’ Shawn Hosner, the ‘Ultimate Gallery Mom’

Vale, Shawn Hosner, Thinkspace Projects co-founder, music fanatic, and low-brow art lover. The “ultimate gallery mom” passed on Feb. 14, 2024, due to complications from stage four metastatic breast cancer. “She was the yin to ...

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Remembering Thinkspace Projects’ Shawn Hosner, the ‘Ultimate Gallery Mom’

Li Shanmei Embraces the Past, Present, and Future of Humanity

“The impermanence of life often involuntarily immerses me in thoughts of the past and the future, replacing the present moment,” says Chinese artist Li Shanmei of her solo show, Lucid Dreaming, which is now on ...

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Li Shanmei Embraces the Past, Present, and Future of Humanity

Enhance Your Art Collection With Affordable, Pint-Sized Works From Corey Helford Gallery

One of the best things about art is that it’s highly personal. While many art lovers find the idea of starting a collection intimidating, there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to ...

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Enhance Your Art Collection With Affordable, Pint-Sized Works From Corey Helford Gallery

FINAL CHANCE: The 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant Cycle Closes Jan. 1 at Midnight

Cheers to a new year and another chance to get it right. The end of 2023 means our 2024 grant cycle is about to close, so head over to our portal to complete your applications ...

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FINAL CHANCE: The 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant Cycle Closes Jan. 1 at Midnight

First Friday Exhibitions: An Exclusive Sneak Peek Into Our 2024 Schedule

In February 2023, NOT REAL ART launched First Friday Exhibitions, a new series designed to inspire readers with the artwork and artists we love. Our first year of in-house exhibitions introduced readers to 100s of ...

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First Friday Exhibitions: An Exclusive Sneak Peek Into Our 2024 Schedule

DEADLINE APPROACHING: One Week Left to Apply for the 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant

New Years is right around the corner, which means our 2024 grant cycle is closing in one short week! We’re so excited to welcome a new group of artists into the NOT REAL ART community, ...

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: One Week Left to Apply for the 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant

Josie Morway: The Fortitude and Fragility of the Natural World

Boston-based painter Josie Morway rests comfortably in ambiguity. “I want to acknowledge the impossibility of accurately declaring where we are in the arc of our civilization,” the self-taught artist says, describing the idea behind her ...

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Josie Morway: The Fortitude and Fragility of the Natural World

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Two Weeks Left to Apply for the 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant

T-minus two weeks until our 2024 grant cycle closes! We can’t believe how fast this year’s flown by, but we’re excited to see the amazing artwork from the talented artists who apply for our 2024 ...

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: Two Weeks Left to Apply for the 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant

Painter Hikari Shimoda Has ‘Questions For Living in This World’

“Denying God and living in reality is always accompanied by anxiety,” says Japanese painter Hikari Shimoda, whose latest solo show, Questions for Living in the World, runs through Dec. 23, 2023, at Corey Helford Gallery ...

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Painter Hikari Shimoda Has ‘Questions For Living in This World’

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Three Weeks Left To Apply for the 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant

We can’t believe it either, but our 2024 grant cycle is closing in three weeks! There’s still plenty of time to start a new submission or complete an existing draft, though. The application process is ...

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: Three Weeks Left To Apply for the 2024 NOT REAL ART Grant

Celebrate ‘Christmas in L.A.’ With Crewest Studio’s Hip-Hop Holiday Jingle

Most Americans (and famously Bing Crosby) dream about fresh snowfall come Christmas day. For residents of sunny L.A.—or Angelenos, as they like to be called—the dream of a white Christmas is just that—a dream. While ...

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Celebrate ‘Christmas in L.A.’ With Crewest Studio’s Hip-Hop Holiday Jingle

Submit Your Artwork, Get Featured on NOT REAL ART

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re an aspiring artist or photographer looking for a place to showcase your work. If that’s the case, NOT REAL ART may be exactly what you're looking ...

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Submit Your Artwork, Get Featured on NOT REAL ART

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Apply to the NOT REAL ART Grant Now

With Thanksgiving over and the holiday season rapidly approaching, the deadline for our 2024 grant cycle is also drawing near. Founded in 2019, the grant is one of our flagship programs and a true cornerstone ...

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DEADLINE APPROACHING: Apply to the NOT REAL ART Grant Now

Shepard Fairey at Subliminal Projects: An Icon for the Ages

Shepard Fairey understands the power of symbols to convey deeper messages about politics, culture, and society. In 1989, the illustration major created his iconic “Andre the Giant has a Posse” sticker, which later evolved into ...

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Shepard Fairey at Subliminal Projects: An Icon for the Ages

Surrounded by Nature on All Sides

As we head into sweater weather, outdoor hikes, picnics, and stargazing become less frequent, swapped for cozy nights inside by the hearth (or radiator, depending on your situation). Luckily, there’s a new three-artist exhibition at ...

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Surrounded by Nature on All Sides
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