Volume 08 // Summer 2017 12.00 Featured artists: Anita Wong, Fyohna, Kayla Cloonan, Kendall Devine, Kevin Klipfel, Mallory Morrison, Mother Mother, Ross Sonnenberg, Samantha Rebuyaco, Scott McFarlane 52 pages | 8×10 | full-color PREORDER* *Expected to ship August 19th Price includes USPS shipping
5/2/17 Clutter. Chaos. Insanity. Anxiety. Overwhelming. Pure energy. Force. Anger. Rage. Frustration. Intimidation. Pure. Garbage. Holes. Circles. Domination. Determination. Claustrophobic. Crushed. Tight. Suffocation. This series. My life right now.
2/2/17 It came to me, as I lay staring at the new drawings I’ve been working on (inspired by Motherwell and Kline). I realized the reason my drawings and paintings are so different is because on small scale, my strokes are broad and fill most of the space on the page. When I paint on… Continue reading Artist Journal #30
1/30/17 I figured out what it is, what’s been stopping me. I’ve forgotten what I loved the most about artists: they have fascinating stories. They have personalities and quirks. The image of a cigarette smoking, middle-aged man painting during an interview… Modern Abstract Expressionists were romantics, ridden with passion and insanity, character and unpredictability. They… Continue reading Artist Journal #29
12/3/15 The city still has its magic for me, even though its reality has rubbed me down to a raw stump. The truth is there is just as much beauty as there is pain. With so many possibilities, one can expect no less. For as many satisfied and successful people there are even more somber… Continue reading Artist Journal #28
Artist Feature in Asymmetric Magazine 2017 An excerpt from the interview: AM: We love your layering and use of mixed media! Can you tell us a bit about your process for creating a new piece and choosing materials? KC: In my studio, I always foster an environment of playfulness. I make no preliminary sketches or… Continue reading Artist Feature // Asymmetric Magazine
En Em Art Space is pleased to present joint solo exhibitions of new works by Joyce Nojima and Kayla Cloonan. Please join us October 10th, 6 – 9 pm for a reception. We hope to see you there! “Deceptive Clarity explores the fine line between chaos and energetic expression. Cloonan’s paintings – which consist of… Continue reading “Deceptive Clarity” – EN EM Art Space – Sacramento, CA
Finally photographed some of the stuff I’ve been working on in the studio the last few months. This is work for a series to be shown at my first show with my new representing gallery EN EM Art Space! The show is in Sacramento, CA and will be on display from October 1 – November… Continue reading Progress in the Studio: Work for EN EM Art Space
Life just got easier for all you art lovers out there <3 <3 <3 My work is now available for purchase through Saatchi Art Online and my new Etsy store! Visit Saatchi Art Online for larger original paintings, and visit Etsy for smaller original drawings and collages. Thanks for supporting the arts!