New book now available!
Connotations + Other Works, 2012
Catalog of 75 hand-embroidered vintage postcards and collages generated by Seattle-based artist Shaun Kardinal in 2012.
60 pages, 80# stock, perfect-bound, 8 x 8”
My girl Erin Frost and I are featured in an article about collaborative couples in this month’s City Arts Magazine.
For their very first artistic collaboration, Shaun Kardinal and Erin Frost dove in headfirst—and unclothed. “Hardcore,” a five-minute-long close-up video of the couple making out, and an explicit self-portrait entitled “Some Velvet Morning” were hits at the 2010 Seattle Erotic Art Festival.
“It made sense at the time,” Kardinal says.
Cozied on the vintage couch in the one-bedroom they share on Capitol Hill, the couple is easygoing and intimate in conversation. They describe their first meeting, back in 2008, when Kardinal showed some of Frost’s photos at his old Pioneer Square gallery. Not long after, she hired him to design a website for her in exchange for one of her photos…
Read the full article
Portrait by Dylan Priest
I was commissioned to create a piece about a favorite destination for the new travel issue of Australia’s YEN MAG. I chose Montana and worked in the style of my most recent series.
It just came out and I’m very excited to see a beautiful piece by friend and fellow Seattle artist Gala Bent on the opposite page!
Read the text over on Facebook or pick up an issue for yourself!
Just got another batch of books in for the exhibition.
Alterations: Catalog of 57 hand-embroidered vintage postcards generated in 2011 by artist Shaun Kardinal. 36 pages, 80# stock, perfect-bound, 8.25” x 5.25”
Visit the shop and get your copy for only $20!
I’ve got a new piece featured in the new issue of City Arts, a great Seattle-based monthly arts publication. Just in time to start properly promoting my upcoming show!
i’m very pleased to have my work featured this month in j.j. magazine no. 80 (published by Grand Hyatt Seoul, march 2012)
I’m very excited to have my work and an interview in the new issue of Elephant Magazine– out now!
Part 3: Research
Art & Craft: An Embroidered Web – Margherita Dessanay discusses the use of embroidery in contemporary art.
Featuring interviews with and images by: Maurizio Anzeri, Lauren DiCioccio, Maria Ikonomopoulou, Inge Jacobsen, Shaun Kardinal, Stacey Page, Ehren Elizabeth Reed, Hinke Schreuders, Berend Strik, Melissa Zexter