Matt Maldre

Public spaces artist, photographer, and professional scorecard keeper. Blogs at spudart.org, mattmaldre.com, 57hits.com, and christiannotebook.com.

asdf

Collaborative net.art with Dima Strakovsky. An investigation into the aesthetics of the process of the human-computer interface.This is a website asdf My shockwave files are kinda buried in the site, so you can just skip to the neat shockwave files right here. Each letter is a different shockwave interaction. (I believe that "a" is not …

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Spudart logo

The spudart logo since 1998 (or thereabouts). It’s potato. But it also looks like an airplane. And it also looks like a face. It’s very much like how a potato behaves with all its inherent possiblities. Here’s a few of the sketches from the development of this logo. Not the bottom of the second scan …

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GE Light up my day

Twice a year General Electric participates in the Tru Value hardware show. Each year they hand out tshirts that are themed to the location of the show. This year the show is in Texas. Concept and illustration by me. Back of shirt: Front of shirt: Concept that was chosen: Concept #2: Concept #3: Concept #4:

General Electric: Las Vegas illustration for Ultra bulb

Every year General Electric participates in the Tru Value hardware show where General Electic hands out tshirts that are themed to the location of the show. This year they wanted to combine Las Vegas and one of their products, the Ultra bulb. All concepts and illustration by me. Back of shirt: Front of tshirt: A …

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Fall into Chicago art 1998

This poster was distributed to mostly a college audience. It provided awareness of art events that were occuring in Chicago during the fall of 1998.

ACCO InView Binder sheet

Done for ACCO’s One to One program, this piece promotes Wilson Jones’ InView Binder.

Nuclear Power Plant Mugs

Illinois has the most nucleaur power plants out of any state in America with thirteen. This series has one mug dedicated for each power plant in Illinois 5″ tall Stoneware, artificial grassSome of the pieces from this series are available for sale.

City Aesthetics

Urban life protrayed in this oil pastel with plastic and metal frame. 22″ x 17″ oil pastel, masonite, plastic, turnbuckles, wireSale for this artwork is negotiable

Communication

A web of strings connecting 8 cans evokes communication on several levels. One being the ol’ can and strings. You can actually hear another person speaking. A group of people can hear everyone else. This is very interesting when considering that the “web” also functions as a metaphor for the internet. 12′ wide 5′ tall …

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Tshirts

Art that people can wear around the gallery to encourage talking about art. Once you wear the shirt you take on the personality of that artwork. 5’7″ x 2′ x 2′ t-shirts, puffy paint, hangers, wood, hardware, laserprintThis artwork has been sold to multiple collectors

Twisted Turner

Two concepts merge together in one artwork: 1) Twister: nut and screw (the nut twists around) 2) Twister: landscape with dramatic weather conditions implies a tornado is nearby The medium supports these two concepts: 1) The frame is made from construction horse wood. These construction materials implies the damage done by a twister. 2) The …

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