The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M. Corpus

The Cultural Subversive Art

 

of Edward M Corpus

Hello. Thank you so much for visiting. I’m an artist and writer based in the beautiful Monterey Bay area on the scenic central coast of California.

Using visual media ranging from traditional to digital to comic art and text, I create provocative works that reflect my values of social justice and inclusion.

Following in the ancient traditions of artists as storytellers of the tribal community, I combine visual images with words to subvert the dominant culture of inequality, and contribute to lasting social transformation.

Please click on the images below to visit the portfolio galleries of my visual art works. Work that I can’t quite fit in these themes might show up in my blog posts. I invite you to read my blog, purchase art and leave your comments, too.

Gallery: Transcendence

Portrait of Forrest Dean Freeland performing shamanistic rites

Gallery: Somewhere
In Between

cartoon schoolboy before pair of large blue-skinned feet of woman wearing red stiletto pumps and skirt made of body parts

Gallery: Walking On
the Dark Side

Link to "Walking the Dark Side" Gallery

 

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“Art should comfort the disturbed
and disturb the comfortable.”

— Cesar A. Cruz, poet, activist, educator

 

My Current & Upcoming
Art Exhibits & Sales

Fall Adult Competion

My acrylic painting Are You An Angel? (An Encounter With Non-locality) is 2nd-Place Winner in the two-dimensional art category of the Walter Lee Avery Gallery Adult Competition for 2021.

Two- and three-dimensional, graphic, digital and photographic artwork is on display between September 27 and December 17, 2021.

The Avery Gallery is located in the City of Seaside City Hall, 440 Harcourt Avenue, Seaside, California 93955.

Artwork is available for viewing and sales.

Renewal

In celebration of the re-opening of the Pacific Grove Library, Renewal a juried exhibition is on display at the library’s Steve and Nancy Hauk Gallery from October 8, 2021 through January 7, 2022.

My watercolor Portrait of Gabriel Garcia Márquez will be part of this exhibit.

The library is located at 550 Central Avenue, Pacific Grove, California 93950.

Artwork is available for viewing and sales.

Art In the Time of Covid-19

My acrylic painting Persephone In the Springtime has been chosen along with works by thirty-four artists as part of a juried exhibition beginning mid-August 2021 at the Monterey County Health Department, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, California 93906, Administration Building.

The artists’ reception has been cancelled, with re-scheduling contingent on Covid-19 transmission rates in the county.

In addition to in-person viewing of the works at the Health Department Administration Building, a virtual exhibition can be viewed at the Arts Council of Monterey  website. The exhibition will run through July 2022.

Proceeds from art sales benefit not only the artists but also youth art education in Monterey County.

Original Art and Prints Are Available for Purchase.

Donations of Any Amount Are Also Welcome and Appreciated.

I appreciate your support of my work in reading my blog, signing up for the newsletter, purchasing my art — or all of the above. 

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