Rachel Sumpter

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Saturday 5 February 2011

Rachel Sumpter creates colorful otherworlds in her paintings and prints of imagined landscapes and lives.

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Mark Tansey

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By Zolton in New Art on Tuesday 20 April 2010

We did a short Twitter interview (a Twinterview) yesterday with designer and illustrator Deanne Cheuk and asked her to nominate her favourite artwork by another artist. She came back with this striking Mark Tansey painting: ‘To me’, she said, ‘it’s so full of hope and youth. I love it!’

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Guest writers on Lost At E Minor

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Saturday 5 December 2009

We’ve been featuring some interesting guest contributors on Lost At E Minor over the past year, including Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Tristan Eaton, Ben Lee, Brendan Canning from Broken Social Scene, designer Deanne Cheuk, artist Sam Weber, singer-songwriter Laura Veirs, and Tegan from Tegan and Sara.

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Lubalin Now at New York’s Cooper Union

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By Chris Rubino in New Events on Wednesday 11 November 2009

Herb Lubalin’s influence as a graphic designer is undeniable, and now his name graces the side of the new building at Cooper Union. The inaugural exhibit of the Lubalin Center just opened with the beautiful Mike Essl-curated show, Lubalin Now. I’ve been noticing recently that design exhibitions have been blowing away more traditional fine art […]

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Redefining The Line at Cal State Gallery

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By Chris Rubino in New Events on Tuesday 8 September 2009

The Redefining The Line exhibition features some of the top illustrators of the female form showing works that have been influenced by the Art Nouveau movement. If you happen to be in southern California, the decorative arts haven’t looked this good since the days of Alton Kelley, or perhaps even Gustav Klimt. Redefining the Line: Art Nouveau and the Female Figure, featuring Deanne Cheuk, Aya Kato, Pomme Chan and others is at Cal State Fullerton Main Art Gallery until October 2.

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Sparrow Vs Sparrow

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Friday 4 September 2009

Trip out with Sparrow Vs Sparrow’s retro illustrations, I love their aesthetic, color use and sense of humor.

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Deanne Cheuk wallpaper desktop design

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Design on Wednesday 5 August 2009

I recently gifted a desktop wallpaper pattern design to readers of the Design*Sponge blog. You can download it for free for your computer now.

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Deanne Cheuk on her latest projects

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By Zolton in New Design on Thursday 7 May 2009

We checked in with sometime Lost At E Minor contributor and all the time brilliant designer and illustrator, Deanne Cheuk, and asked her what had been keeping her busy of late: ‘I’m curating an issue of Theme magazine; designing some prints for Sue Stemp and Something; and working on new drawings for a show in […]

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Deanne Cheuk’s seminal Tokion covers

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By Zolton in New Design on Tuesday 24 February 2009

New York-based, Australian art director Deanne Cheuk — an occasional contributor to Lost At E Minor — is one of the most adventurous and creative designers around. Her work on Tokion magazine, in particular, for which she shaped the visual direction over several years, was inspiring, pushing the boundaries by incorporating illustration, offbeat color touches […]

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Why hand-drawn is the new black

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By Zolton in New Design on Friday 5 September 2008

There’s been an interesting trend recently in print and advertising work in particular away from the perfect symmetry and airbrushed cleanliness of vector art and back towards a looser form of hand-drawn illustration. I see it everywhere, from the middle pages of highbrow pop culture publications to the style sections of local broadsheets. And yet, it’s unexpected, especially so soon after the wave of vector art which swamped the print world just a few years back.

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Deanne Cheuk in Beijing

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By Zolton in Cool Travel on Saturday 23 August 2008

New York-based designer, and sometime Lost At E Minor contributor, Deanne Cheuk visited Beijing prior to the Olympics as part of the New Grand Tour. We touched in with her to see how she found the experience of being over there: ‘we visited some really modern art galleries, which seemed to be on par with with the best galleries in New York City’.

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Interview with Deanne Cheuk

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Saturday 29 September 2007

Until recently, Australian-born, New York based designer and illustrator Deanne Cheuk was the creative force behind the stunning and progressive visuals in art and culture magazine Tokion. We spoke to her recently about her eclectic work schedule.

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Deanne Cheuk revisited

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Wednesday 16 May 2007

It’s been a while since we featured the illustration work of Australian born, New York based designer and art director, Deanne Cheuk. The former art director of Tokion magazine has a dynamic illustration style with patterns, shapes and colours colliding in a million tiny pieces. [see also Mushroom Girls]

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My little smile

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By Zolton in New Art on Thursday 22 June 2006

Ant Keogh The Wall Spankers project has had more than fifty international artists submit black & white work for the first issue. The submission deadline for the first issue is June 30th, so there’s still time to show them what you’re made of. It will be available as a free online PDF zine. Check it […]

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