Introducing Alika Cooper and her reveries on mobile dwellings, desolate landscapes, and women.
Air Stream. Gouache on paper. 2007
I find these curious because for all their starkness, these images also convey a feeling of familiarity, of warmth. Anyone else see that? They also seem simultaneously historical and contemporary. Makes for an interesting tension to me -- but what do you all think? Would you like to live with one of these in your home?
Winter House. Gouache on paper. 2007
Check out her website to see more of these intriguing portraits of women.
Faye. Gouache on paper. 2007
Driveway Tracks. Gouache on paper, 13.5" x 10.25"
Scarecrow. Gouache on paper. 2007
Curious about the works featured here? Please contact the artist directly via email. Cooper is currently finishing up her MFA at California College of Art in San Francisco. Know any artists whose work would make a home a lovelier place? Send ideas to The Gallery. Thanks!
Tree Lot. Gouache on paper. 22 x 24. 2007