Madison Magazine article by Katie Vaughn the Managing Editor of Madison Magazine.
Three flowers spread open their delicate petals, their pure white color a beautiful contrast to hazy yellow backdrop.
This artwork, “B(l)oom,” is compelling, and it becomes positively intriguing when you learn its materials: gunpowder, fuse and acrylic on board.
It’s one of many creative works made by Stick Vega, a gunpowder artist who works out of his studio, The Blast Factory, here in Madison and in Chicago. Curious about his process and inspirations, I posed a few questions to the artist.