September 2019

Crab Fat Magazine: September 2019 Cover

Cover art: “Almost There” by Alexis Avlamis

Christine M. Hopkins
Erin Jamieson
Katherine Sinback
Trisha Ridinger McKee
Erin Lyndal Martin
Emily J. Cousins
Ugonna-Ora Owoh
Valin Paige
Corey Miller
Marc S. Cohen

About the cover artist:
Alexis Avlamis (b. Athens 1979) received an early art instruction from Bennington College, Vermont and later on earned a BFA (honors) in Painting from the Athens School of Fine Arts. By tapping into a stream of consciousness, he creates dreamlike mindscapes aiming at a Cosmic Unity, where nature and the artifice co-exist symbiotically. Avlamis is a laureate of the International Emerging Artist Award (Drawing and Illustration category), which saw his works exhibited in Dubai and Brussels, respectively. Recently, he was selected as a winner of the 2018 American Art Awards (Naive-other Category). Juried shows and competitions include the: Americas 2018: First Nations Biennial, Tubac Center for the Arts, AZ, (USA), All media, Walter Piehl gallery, Minot State University, ND, (USA), 31st September competition Alexandria Museum of Art, LA, (USA), 39th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, NJ, (USA), Cardinal Planes, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Center, New York (USA ), the Stencil Art Prize, Touring Exhibition, (Australia), The Abstract Mind, CICA Museum (Korea), Art meets Writing: Black&White, SAA Collective, Springfield, IL (USA), Bowery Gallery International Juried show, New York, (USA), Who.Are.You?, Atlantic gallery, New York (USA), Painting on the Edge, Federation of Canadian Artists, VA, Canada, 6th 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase Winner (Mixed-Media), 7th 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase Winner (Painting), A line with intent, ARC Gallery, Chicago (USA), Biennale Austria, blue bleu blau blu, (Vienna), Black&White, 3rd Place, Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery, OK, (USA), Amuse Yeux, Foothills Art Center, CO, (USA), Art Kudos (USA), 26th International Miniature Show, Parklane Gallery, WA, (USA), Day Dreamers, Bg Gallery (California), 10x10x10 Tieton, (Washington), the Bloom Award, Shortlisted (Cologne), Artist Statement, CICA Museum (Korea), Anthology, Charlie Smith London (UK), the Mamut Art Project (Istanbul), the IEAA Award (Dubai and Brussels), the Dave Bown Projects, (New York), the Heart Revive, Sunshine Museum (Beijing), the 7 artists / 7 countries, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Korean cultural service, Beijing (China), the Drawing Center’s Viewing Program (New York) and several others. He has attended artist residencies in USA, Finland and China, has been published and interviewed internationally (Art21 blog: Inside the Artist’s Studio, Jan 2010) and works may be found in private and museum collections, most notably the Djurhuus Collection, Denmark and the Henan Art Center’s collection, China. Alexis lives and works in Athens.

August 2019

Cover art: “Weaving the Universe” by Alexis Avlamis

 

Marisa Vito
Jessica Cuello
Junious Ward
Ahja Fox
Ruth Joffre
Ellie Black
Jackie Hedeman
Maggie Mumford
Taylor Paris
s/e wasik

 

About the cover artist:

Alexis Avlamis received early art instruction from Bennington College, Vermont and later on earned a BFA in Painting from the Athens School of Fine Arts. By tapping into a stream of consciousness, he creates dreamlike mindscapes aiming at a Cosmic Unity, where nature and the artifice co-exist symbiotically. Avlamis is a laureate of the International Emerging Artist Award, which saw his works exhibited in Dubai and Brussels. Recently, he was selected as a winner of the 2018 American Art Awards. Juried shows and competitions include the: Americas 2018: First Nations Biennial, Tubac Center for the Arts, AZ, (USA), All media, Walter Piehl Gallery, Minot State University, ND, (USA), 31st September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, LA, (USA), 39th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Monmouth Museum, NJ, (USA), Cardinal Planes, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Center, New York (USA), the Stencil Art Prize, Touring Exhibition, (Australia), The Abstract Mind, CICA Museum (Korea), Art meets Writing: Black&White, SAA Collective, Springfield, IL (USA), Bowery Gallery International Juried show, New York, (USA), Who.Are.You?, Atlantic gallery, New York (USA), Painting on the Edge, Federation of Canadian Artists, VA, Canada, 6th 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase Winner (Mixed-Media), 7th 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase Winner (Painting), A line with intent, ARC Gallery, Chicago (USA), Biennale Austria, blue bleu blau blu, (Vienna), Black&White, 3rd Place, Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery, OK, (USA), Amuse Yeux, Foothills Art Center, CO, (USA), Art Kudos (USA), 26th International Miniature Show, Parklane Gallery, WA, (USA), Day Dreamers, Bg Gallery (California), 10x10x10 Tieton, (Washington), the Bloom Award, Shortlisted (Cologne), Artist Statement, CICA Museum (Korea), Anthology, Charlie Smith London (UK), the Mamut Art Project (Istanbul), the IEAA Award (Dubai and Brussels), the Dave Bown Projects, (New York), the Heart Revive, Sunshine Museum (Beijing), the 7 artists / 7 countries, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Korean cultural service, Beijing (China), the Drawing Center’s Viewing Program (New York) and several others. He has attended artist residencies in the USA, Finland, and China, has been published and interviewed internationally (Art21 blog: Inside the Artist’s Studio, Jan 2010) and works may be found in private and museum collections, most notably the Djurhuus Collection, Denmark and the Henan Art Center’s collection, China. Alexis lives and works in Athens.

Atheist Issue 2019

About this image: This composite image of the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant, was assembled by combining data from five telescopes spanning nearly the entire breadth of the electromagnetic spectrum: the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array, the Spitzer Space Telescope, the Hubble Space Telescope, the XMM-Newton Observatory, and the Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Feature: Observatories Combine to Crack Open the Crab Nebula

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, NRAO/AUI/NSF and G. Dubner (University of Buenos Aires)

Contents

Bailey Grey

Ivy Marie

Victoria Rego

Maxene Kupperman-Guiñals

Brendan Connolly

Paige M. Ferro

Aurelia Kessler

 

May 2019

“Geode” by Jasmine C. Bell

 

Alicia Winokur
Amy Saul-Zerby
Kristine Esser Slentz
Aurelia Kessler
Erin Slaughter
Gretchen Rockwell
Marisa Crane
Alex Checkovich
Emerson Henry
Shareen K. Murayama

 

JASMINE C. BELL is a poet and artist in Austin, TX who is also pursuing her Masters of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas. Her artwork was chosen for the cover of Rattle Magazine’s “Tribute to Poets with Mental Illness” issue and she is forthcoming in Persephone’s Daughters. In addition to taking commissions, she has designed work for notable poets including Ebony Stewart, Ariana Brown, George Abraham, and Joshua Nguyen. She loves Steven Universe, poetry, and Taiwanese food.

April 2019

 

cover art: “Cyborg” by Jasmine C. Bell

Will Cordeiro

Kassidi Jones

Natalie Sharp

Tijqua Daiker

Farrell Greenwald Brenner

Minadora Macheret

Krista Cox

Bennett Nieberg

Delaney Burk

Jenny Ferguson

Annette Van

 

JASMINE C. BELL is a poet and artist in Austin, TX who is also pursuing her Masters of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas. Her artwork was chosen for the cover of Rattle Magazine’s “Tribute to Poets with Mental Illness” issue and she is forthcoming in Persephone’s Daughters. In addition to taking commissions, she has designed work for notable poets including Ebony Stewart, Ariana Brown, George Abraham, and Joshua Nguyen. She loves Steven Universe, poetry, and Taiwanese food.

March 2019

 

cover art: “My Mother’s Language” by Jasmine Bell

 

Melissa Bernal

Marilyn Schotland

Logen Cure

Grace Lau

Kelsi Long

Nic Alea

Nik Buhler

Jim Meirose

Maggie Dove

Jhanvi Ramaiya

Amanda Conner

 

JASMINE C. BELL is a poet and artist in Austin, TX who is also pursuing her Masters of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas. Her artwork was chosen for the cover of Rattle Magazine’s “Tribute to Poets with Mental Illness” issue and she is forthcoming in Persephone’s Daughters. In addition to taking commissions, she has designed work for notable poets including Ebony Stewart, Ariana Brown, George Abraham, and Joshua Nguyen. She loves Steven Universe, poetry, and Taiwanese food.

 

February 2019

 

cover art: “Autumn” by Jasmine Bell

 

Erica Holmes

Nazanin Soghrati

Megan Bronson

Lindsey Danis

Kwan Ann Tan

Alexandra Corinth

Cate McGowan

Linette Reeman

Kimberly White

Amanda Gaines

Santino DallaVecchia

 

JASMINE C. BELL is a poet and artist in Austin, TX who is also pursuing her Masters of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas. Her artwork was chosen for the cover of Rattle Magazine’s “Tribute to Poets with Mental Illness” issue and she is forthcoming in Persephone’s Daughters. In addition to taking commissions, she has designed work for notable poets including Ebony Stewart, Ariana Brown, George Abraham, and Joshua Nguyen. She loves Steven Universe, poetry, and Taiwanese food.

January 2019

cover art “birdsong” by Jasmine C. Bell

 

contents:

Brody Parrish Craig

Catherine Garbinsky

Catherine Kyle

Cori Bratby-Rudd

Kevin Latimer

Holly Day

helga floros

Oliver Victoria

Arielle Burgdorf

Raye Hendrix

Hayli M. Cox

Daniel Garcia

Dakota Britton-Barrows

 

JASMINE C. BELL is a poet and artist in Austin, TX who is also pursuing her Masters of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas. Her artwork was chosen for the cover of Rattle Magazine’s “Tribute to Poets with Mental Illness” issue and she is forthcoming in Persephone’s Daughters. In addition to taking commissions, she has designed work for notable poets including Ebony Stewart, Ariana Brown, George Abraham, and Joshua Nguyen. She loves Steven Universe, poetry, and Taiwanese food.