Roger Atkins

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The Art/Design Distinction: Waxing philosophical on 516 ARTS’ Form & Function  
Jeannie Choe & Steven Tomlinson of AREAWARE, Eliana Arenas, Angelo Arnold, Roger Atkins, Julia Barello, Roberto Gallegos, Art Gens, Cal Lane, Maria Michails, Beth Rekow, Joan Weissman at 516 ARTS February 6th, 2010 - April 3rd, 2010
Posted 4/20/11
By Julia Mandeville for Weekly Alibi There’s a puzzling distinction made between art and design. It seems to be based on the often unstated assumptions that: 1) Artists and designers do different things; 2) both the processes and the outputs of each are inherently different; 3) beauty of form and utility of function cannot exist equally in a single object, which means that one must always eclipse the other (so when beauty is dominant, the object is art, and when utility is dominant,... [more]
Atkins, Pokrasso, Rose   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Roger Atkins, Ron Pokrasso, Josh Rose at Zane Bennett Contemporary Art October 15th, 2010 - November 13th, 2010
Posted 10/17/10
    ROGER ATKINS Roger Atkins creates organic yet manipulated wooden sculpture using a process is called stack laminating, or creating form by layering "wafers" of wood together.  Atkins has learned from the material he uses by becoming more aware of the fragility of the material and the necessity for meticulous attention to keep the wood "wafers" flush and smooth. JOSHUA ROSE Joshua Rose is a renowned mixed-media artist based in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  His parents made their... [more]
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