2016

Spotlight: Alicia Nauta

Spotlight: Alicia Nauta

Alicia Nauta is a Toronto based artist whose practice includes collage, screenprinting, installation, wallpaper, books, and a growing collection of found oddities for a future…

Artist of the Week: Chloe Wise

Artist of the Week: Chloe Wise

Chloe Wise (b. 1990) is a Canadian artist living and working in New York. Her painting, sculpture, and video unpack the construction of identity through…

Spotlight: Rasmus Warberg

Spotlight: Rasmus Warberg

After earning his carpenter apprenticeship, Rasmus Warberg travelled to Canada to gain new experiences. His desire to shape and build things from his own visions…

Artist of the Week: Leah Mackin

Artist of the Week: Leah Mackin

Leah Mackin (b. 1985) grew up in and around Philadelphia, PA. She holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and…

Looks: Some Like Us

Looks: Some Like Us

Born in New Orleans and raised in Oregon, India Mcquoid has been combing thrift stores and estate sales from a very young age, and has turned…

Artist of the Week: Katie Kirk

Artist of the Week: Katie Kirk

Katie Kirk (b. 1988 San Jose, CA) is an artist living and working in Los Angeles, CA.  She received her BA in Film and Television…

Spotlight: Amber Pitkin

Spotlight: Amber Pitkin

Amber Pitkin is a makeup artist based in London. At 22 years old, she has worked with clients including i-D Magazine, Oyster Magazine, Nike, Dazed Digital…

Tunes: Lullatone

Tunes: Lullatone

Lullatone is comprised of self proclaimed pajama pop married duo Shawn and Yoshimi. They are based in Nagoya, Japan where they compose and produce songs…

Looks: _Scapes NY

Looks: _Scapes NY

_Scapes NY seeks to create dynamic balance by the juxtaposition of opposites. Through a range of wearable garments and experimental details, _Scapes NY designs for…

Spotlight: Rumi Hara

Spotlight: Rumi Hara

Rumi is an illustrator and comic artist from Japan, currently based in New York City. She was awarded a silver medal from the Society of…

Artist of the Week: Hannah Carr

Artist of the Week: Hannah Carr

Hannah Carr is an interdisciplinary artist currently based in Kansas City, Missouri. She received her Bachelors of Fine Art from the Fiber Department at the Kansas…

Artist of the Week: Noël Morical

Artist of the Week: Noël Morical

Noël Morical (American, b. 1989) lives and works in Kansas City, MO. She received her B.F.A. from the The School of the Art Institute of…

Spotlight: Tallulah Fontaine

Spotlight: Tallulah Fontaine

Tallulah Fontaine is a illustrator and zine maker currently based in Toronto, Canada. She has worked with numerous clients including, 4AD, Glamour Magazine, Paulette Magazine,…

Looks: HUNCH

Looks: HUNCH

HUNCH is a multidisciplinary office focused on the boundaries between product and fashion design. Industrial Designers by education, we started to feel more comfortable in that crossover…

Artist of the Week: Cecilia Salama

Artist of the Week: Cecilia Salama

Cecilia Salama‘s work deals with the isolation of contemporary society due to an ever increasing level of digital-based interactions. Constructed entirely of synthetic materials, the works function both as…

Spotlight: Miguel Marques

Spotlight: Miguel Marques

Miguel Marques is a Portuguese designer and digital artist currently living in Barcelona, Spain. @jmmarques Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you…

Artist of the Week: Fay Nicolson

Artist of the Week: Fay Nicolson

Fay Nicolson plays with the limits of painting, image and object and how these definitions relate to the learning, performing, producing body. Fay graduated from…

Tunes: Michael Rault

Tunes: Michael Rault

Michael Rault is a Montreal based singer, guitarist and songwriter fronting his own eponymously named band. A gifted multi- instrumentalist and arranger, his hooky blend…

Artist of the Week: Kira Scerbin

Artist of the Week: Kira Scerbin

Kira Scerbin is an artist and an underdog. She was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio and currently lives and works in Chicago Illinois. Tell…

Tunes: Stone Cold Fox

Tunes: Stone Cold Fox

Stone Cold Fox‘s blend of anthemic indie rock and infectious alt-pop was born at SUNY Purchase, where filmmaking major Kevin Henthorn and music production student…

Spotlight: Clare Nicolson

Spotlight: Clare Nicolson

Clare Nicolson is a freelance stylist based in London designing for publishing, advertising, editorial and independent creative clients as well as her own homeware brand. Nicolson has…

Artist of the Week: Stephen D’Onofrio

Artist of the Week: Stephen D’Onofrio

Stephen D’Onofrio is an artist currently living and working in Chicago. He received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and…

Tunes: Jensen Interceptor

Tunes: Jensen Interceptor

Jensen Interceptor has provided his dark, driven and menacing brand of techno to clubs and warehouse parties around the world. Gaining respect from his peers,…

Spotlight: Amy Strozzi

Spotlight: Amy Strozzi

Amy Strozzi is a Los Angeles based makeup artist and creator of The Beauty Manifesto. Best known for her soft touch, her ability to enhance…

Artist of the Week: J. Michael Ford

Artist of the Week: J. Michael Ford

J. Michael Ford explores intangible notions of desire and vulnerability through form. He recently received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago…

Spotlight: Cold Picnic

Spotlight: Cold Picnic

Cold Picnic was formed in 2010 by partners Phoebe Sung and Peter Buer. The pair met in Boston in 2006 while in school and have…

Spotlight: Studio Gorm

Spotlight: Studio Gorm

Studio Gorm is a design office founded in 2007 by John Arndt and Wonhee Jeong Arndt. Designing a range of things from products, furniture and lighting,…

Looks: Erik Yvon

Looks: Erik Yvon

Erik-Yvon is a fashion designer based in Melbourne, Australia specialising in men’s and women’s wear. The label creates a dynamic combination of elements; colours, prints, shapes…

Artist of the Week: Bryant Worley

Artist of the Week: Bryant Worley

Bryant Worley (b. 1974, Raleigh, NC) lives and works in Chicago, IL. He grew up in Alabama, and then Mississippi where he found refuge in the…

Artist of the Week: Ariel Baldwin

Artist of the Week: Ariel Baldwin

Ariel Baldwin (b. 1992 Memphis,TN) is an artist currently living and working in Chicago,IL. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute…

Tunes: YUNG BAE

Tunes: YUNG BAE

Dallas Cotton, known professionally as YUNG BAE, is a DJ and producer based out of Los Angeles, California. He is mostly known for his japanese disco, funk,…

Artist of the Week: Jenn Smith

Artist of the Week: Jenn Smith

Jenn Smith is an artist who lives and works in Chicago. She recently received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.…

Tunes: Héctor Oaks

Tunes: Héctor Oaks

Héctor Oaks is an artist based in Berlin coming from Madrid. In 2014, he joined the KEY imprint and later became part of the Unbroken…

Becoming

Becoming

LVL3 presents Becoming, a two-person show featuring Chicago-based Ben Foch and Toronto-based Laurie Kang. Foch’s practice delves into the transformative meaning behind accessible imagery and…

Limits within Limits

Limits within Limits

Limits within Limits is a two-person show highlighting new works from Oakland-based Kate Bonner and Berlin-based Michael Rocco Ruglio-Misurell. Bonner manipulates and distorts digital images…

Ltd. Wear

Ltd. Wear

LVL3 and Tusk are excited to present Ltd. Wear, a group exhibition/retail project presenting wardrobe basics altered by 25+ artists and designers from around the…

Tunes: Pool Holograph

Tunes: Pool Holograph

Pool Holograph is a four-piece rock band from Chicago whose style is tightly laced with modern minimalist and psychedelic influences. Their sound reveals a bare and…

Artist of the Week: Karolina Gnatowski

Artist of the Week: Karolina Gnatowski

Karolina Gnatowski’s work is autobiographical, folding her own history in with classic rock mythology and craft theory. She received her BFA in Fiber and Material…

Looks: Ecrin Jewelry

Looks: Ecrin Jewelry

Pinkney Gould is the powerhouse behind Ecrin Jewelry. She is a Central Saint Martins trained, American jewelry designer. Her work takes inspiration from the movement…

Tunes: Yuki Ame

Tunes: Yuki Ame

Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do. I’m a producer, musician and student living in Bristol, UK. “Yuki Ame” is the…

Artist of the Week: Alex Gartelmann

Artist of the Week: Alex Gartelmann

Alex Gartelmann (b. 1984) was born and raised in Northwestern New Jersey. He received his BFA from The University of The Arts in Philadelphia, PA…

Spotlight: Studio Mieke Meijer

Spotlight: Studio Mieke Meijer

Studio Mieke Meijer is a collaboration between Mieke Meijer and Roy Letterlé. Meijer (Wezep, 1982) graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven. Letterlé (Kerkrade, 1978) studied structural…

Spotlight: Rose Pilkington

Spotlight: Rose Pilkington

Rose Pilkington is a London-based multidisciplinary designer who specializes in 3D design for both digital and print. Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do. I work…

Artist of the Week: Robin Kang

Artist of the Week: Robin Kang

Inspired by the southwestern culture of her Texas upbringing, Robin Kang reinterprets the hand tradition of weaving within a contemporary context.  She received her BFA from Texas…

Looks: Alpha60

Looks: Alpha60

From a rose farm in Canberra where they spent their childhood, to being synonymous with Melbourne Fashion, complimentary brother-sister duo – Alpha60 Designers Alex and Georgie…

Spotlight: Hannah Vaughan

Spotlight: Hannah Vaughan

Hannah Vaughan was born in Los Angeles, CA to a bookbinder and an artist. She first learned to weld at age 12, then actually learned how…

Looks: Max Mollison

Looks: Max Mollison

Max Mollison is a fashion label from New Zealand, launched in 2012. The label is contemporary pop culture oriented menswear and womenswear featuring iconic imagery that…

Artist of the Week: Lisa Rock

Artist of the Week: Lisa Rock

Lisa Rock is an artist who lives and works in Oakland, California. She was born and raised in Massachusetts. She received her BFA from the…

Spotlight: Allie Smith

Spotlight: Allie Smith

New York City based makeup artist Allie Smith has a thoughtful and thorough approach to work and a fun and effortless beauty aesthetic. Her work…

Artist of the Week: Brian Scott Campbell

Artist of the Week: Brian Scott Campbell

Brian Scott Campbell (b. 1983, Columbus, OH) lives and works in Joshua Tree, California. He received a BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design and…