Art by Erika Iris Simmons

Erika Iris Simmons is an imaginative painter and sculptor who is driven by an incredible passion for self-expression through art. Her works are often noted for their unique and innovative style that focuses on recycling found materials and creating them into something unique and amusing. In this series of works she has created the main influence seems to be music legends of the past with the likes of The Clash, John Lennon, Robert Smith and also one Bob Marley. Erika or Iri5 which she is often known by aims to express an idea, through the arrangement of very common things, with the hope that some message is conveyed without words.She loves the nostalgia of the archaic and sets out so that not everything which has outlived its use goes to waste. The materials used in the artworks above and below certainly have found new life within their new purpose, Erika provides a real unique innovating look, I for one look forward to her future pieces if this series is anything to go by. If you like what you see here head over to her personal site which is linked below.

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