Carla Gannis: Garden of Emoji Delights
by Carla Gannis
New media artist Carla Gannis reimagines the 16th century masterpiece The Garden of Earthly Delights by collaging signs & symbols of everyday virtual speech – called emoji – over Hieronymous Bosch’s original work.
Carla Gannis will at Real Art Ways for a artist talk on Thursday, February 4 at 7 PM.
Take a look in the Hartford Courant: http://www.courant.com/entertainment/museums-galleries/hc-emoji-art-hartford-1030-20151029-story.html
About the artist
Carla Gannis, originally from Oxford, North Carolina, today lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She received a BFA in painting from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MFA in painting from Boston University. In the late 1990s she began to incorporate digital technologies into her work, and in 2005 she was awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Grant in Computer Arts. Currently she is a professor and assistant chairperson of The Department of Digital Arts at Pratt Institute.
Collaboration and Support
Thanks to EBK Gallery for their collaboration