"Half the fun of looking at Marian Bantjes's graphic art," writes Ben Palosaari, "is simply absorbing its ornate beauty. The other half is figuring out what it means and how it works together as a unit." The Vancouver-based Bantjesworks in media ranging from ballpoint pen drawings to writing phrases out in sugar. Her site is here.
After scrolling through pictures of penguins, lions and seals equipped with cameras, read Ben Palosaari's Q&A with Marine biologist Greg Marshall, inventor of National Geographic’s Crittercam on Culture to Go.
Part art car event, part extreme sport, part monster truck rally, sleds created by local artists from cardboard, wood, plastic, steel and frozen peas hit the slopes of Powderhorn Park on Feb. 16. An X-Wing Fighter, a wooly mammoth and a whale were just a few of the entries.