Megan Whitmarsh is a very unique artist from Highland Park, CA who uses thread to create complex tableaux of characters in epic scenes of both fantasy and social anxiety. Drawing inspiration from 1980’s American pop culture and her intricate imagination, Megan’s canvas’ show a sympathy toward the misunderstood monster and a celebration of the magic of creation. Also an accomplished soft sculptor, Megan has created a mountain of stuffed replicas of trash she finds in her neighborhood. In this feature we get to know Megan and travel along as she paints a massive 55′ x 60′ installation at the prestigious IVAM Museum in Valencia, Spain.

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In this first round of out-takes Megan talks about her desire to only use recycled materials, her plans for a Gold Chain Mountain, and her belief on why minimalism fails.

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Super8 film shot on location in Hollywood and Highland Park, CA with Megan Whitmarsh during her exhibition The Fucking Crap of Life at New Image Art Gallery, and at her …

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