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About Daric Gill Studios

Daric Gill - Interdisciplinary Artist Masters of Fine Arts University of Cincinnati Sculpture & Interdisciplinary Art Bachelors of Fine Arts Columbus College of Art & Design Sculpture & Painting b. 1982, USA. Nationally recognized fine artist and illustrator Daric Gill belongs to a movement in the arts that explores the development of several professional bodies of artwork by one artist. He has displayed his work across the US and has sold art on 3 continents and over 15 countries. His award winning oil paintings (The Absolutes Series) have been exhibited in such establishments as the John F. Peto Museum, NJ, the Edward Hopper House Museum, NY, and the George Billis Gallery, LA. He also has an internationally acclaimed line of illustrations called The ToeHeads that can be seen in the private collection of the Center of Science and Industry Museum, OH. In addition, his metal sculptures and portrait paintings have been exhibited along side the works of Warhol, Picasso, Calder, Lichtenstein, and the like. His interactive kinetic sculptures have been funded regionally and displayed in public parks as well as other urban spaces. Gill is a GCAC Supply Grant Award winner, juror for the 2015 Columbus Arts Festival, and former adjunct professor at the Columbus College of Art & Design.

“Absolute: Position”, (detail). Oil paint on reclaimed mahogany pie crust table top. 25 1/2” x 25 1/2”. 8.9.16.

Painting Accepted Into 24th Arts in Harmony 2019 Annual International Show, Minnesota

Painting Accepted Into 24th Arts in Harmony 2019 Annual International Show, Minnesota.

by Daric Gill

“Absolute: Position”, Oil paint on reclaimed mahogany pie crust table top. 25 1/2” x 25 1/2”. 8.9.16.
“Absolute: Position”, Oil paint on reclaimed mahogany pie crust table top.

As 2019 begins, my painting, “Absolute: Position” will be traveling to Minnesota to be in the 24th Arts in Harmony 2019 Annual International Show. After showing at the Hopkins Center for the Arts in Hopkins, MN. Some accepted work will travel to 2 other exhibitions, including one hosted by the American Swedish Institute at the historic Turnblad museum & mansion in Minneapolis. Rounding out the trip will be a final stop at Maple Grove Arts Center, Maple Grove, MN. More details below.

Image: CC BY-SA 4.0

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Eliminating Excuses From Your Studio Workflow

Eliminating Excuses From Your Studio Workflow

by Daric Gill

Building the truss

So you’ve binge-watched another series from start to finish instead of applying to that exhibition call. You played “just one more level” on your favorite video game until there’s no more to play. You’ve told yourself that “Once the kid’s soccer season is over, I’ll really set aside some time for my art.” Once you finally sit down to work, you don’t know what to make. Maybe hitting up Pinterest one more time might help. After going down that rabbit hole, you look at your clock and it’s too late. You’re tired… tomorrow you’ll do it. You mean it this time.

Are you this person? If you’re having a hard time finding your way into the studio, this article is for you. In it, I’ll map out a few helpful tips to help you eliminate the excuses from your studio workflow. Read on for more.

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Featured Artist: ARTIST TALK MAGAZINE, Issue 6

Featured Artist: ARTIST TALK MAGAZINE, Issue 6

by Daric Gill

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I’m super excited to announce that Issue 6 of ARTIST TALK MAGAZINE has been published and I am a featured artist with a 6-page spread! ARTIST TALK MAGAZINE is a quarterly magazine, originating from the United Kingdom and features Artists from all across the globe. It is a magazine for everyone and is written by Artists. The main focus of the magazine is to showcase Artists and to give them a chance to share, in more depth, the work they produce. It aims to showcase a wide range of work, inspired by many different influences.

So far, I’ve been really impressed with how slick the online version of the magazine is. You can view it online and purchase a physical copy of any issue here. I’ve already purchased a couple copies for myself and eagerly await their arrival.

Special thanks to Grant Milne who created such an amazing platform for artists!

Sample Page

 


[Watch how I made each piece featured in the magazine below]

 

 

 

Longboards For Charity: NEW ToeHead + Hai Poké Collab

Longboards For Charity: New ToeHead + Hai Poké Collab

by Daric Gill

“Roots”, acrylic and marker on bamboo longboard.

It’s a great day when you’re given a longboard deck to paint for a good cause. Recently, I have been approached by the owners of Columbus’ very own Hai Poké to do exactly that. Calling back to their roots as skateboarders themselves, owners Nile Woodson and Mico Cordero are finding ways to give back through the forces of local artists + the boarding culture. Longboards like mine will be on display at their brick and mortar shop and will be auctioned off during a charity benefit later next year.  I’m looking forward to seeing what comes of all this collaboration and am inspired by the fierce energy by these two tastemakers!

 

Want this board?
Email them at: haicbus@gmail.com

(“Roots” installation images courtesy of Mico Cordero)