Surviving on top of a pyramid painting live for three days. TheCreativeLife.com’s founder John Tindel realized that this could have been a reality show survival series. May we interest you in his story?
E-merge is a survey of Atlanta’s contemporary artists conceived and curated by Hope Cohn for the Art Program at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The exhibition is on view at the T-Concourse from January 2013 to January 2014 and features TindelMichi and other artists.
Thought I would share this fresh pic that the creative minds behind the Art, Beats and Lyrics Tour just sent me. They snapped a great shot of Shepard Fairey diggin’ deep into the new piece I created for the Art Tour. Visit gentlemanjackabl.com to find out when the tour hits your city. Beyond Regional Charm© […]
Review “You Make Me Feel Special” AtlantaArtBlog.com (link to original article) Some little boys like dangerous little toys: pocket knives, matches, homemade explosives. Toy guns sometimes offend, but they inflict no damage. A really dangerous toy can poke out your eye. The little boy knows this but thinks, “A little pain is worth it to be […]
Great Review by Jerry Cullum for ArtsATL.org on “Baptism by Fire” by TindelMichi at Barbara Archer Gallery. Read original article on ArtsATL.org here. Review: TindelMichi looks back to render new South in “Baptism by Fire” at Barbara Archer Gallery December 14, 2012 By JERRY CULLUM In their collaborative identity as TindelMichi, John Tindel and Michi […]
Race often factors into duo’s art By Felicia Feaster For years now, the artists John Tindel and Michi Meko have been simpatico collaborators. This dynamic duo has teamed up to offer a vision of art and the bumpier byways of Southern history mixed up with a more urban contemporary reality of hip hop and graffiti […]
I will call it “Intergalactic Caucasian Primitivism.” just ’cause. Here is what I am trying to do? The paintings are just leftovers from the exciting adventure that is the process. Trying to take the best parts of the last 12+ years of creative process and reuse/combine/distort the techniques I have developed, learned and adopted. These layered […]
About this painting: This piece is historic to the TINDELMICHI collaboration. It is rightfully named Redneck Graffiti. The diptych was a contest between both artist to do the same piece. During this painting, Tindel, as he always does, throws out an idea for an art show amidst a wave of jibber-jabber. “We should do a show […]
“Petro” by TindelMichi (John Tindel & Michi Meko) Artists: John Tindel & Michi Meko Exhibit: “Redneck Graffiti” Cabbagetown, Atlanta, Ga. Medium: Acrylic & aerosol paint, oil crayon on framed oak panels. Dimensions: 26 x 50 x 3.5 Year: 2003-4 Info: I was living in South Florida and Michi came to visit. We busted out 10 pieces or so during […]
About this painting. “This piece is hard. Tough. Hustle time. This was our attitude back then (2003). We were in this great southern city and we were going to take on the big New York from our little southern urban sprawl. No real art scene had taken root, and we were determined to make it. This […]
“Pall Mall” by TindelMichi (John Tindel & Michi Meko) Artists: John Tindel & Michi Meko Exhibit: “Mint Julep” Soda Gallery, Atlanta, Ga. Medium: Acrylic paint, oil crayon, silver leaf on canvas. Dimensions: 48 x 48 x 3 Year: 2007 Info: We did this huge exhibit in a new development in Atlanta (can;t remember what the area is called now) based on […]
“Flavor Flavor” by John Tindel & Michi Meko Artists: TindelMichi (John Tindel & Michi Meko) Exhibit: “Redneck Graffiti” Cabbagetown, ATL. Medium: Acrylic, aerosol paint, oil crayon. diptych 24″ x 48″ x 2.5″ each Dimensions: 48 x 48 x 2.5″ Info: Love this piece. Two painting that were flipped, turned upside down. Great example of a freestyle collab piece. Flavor flavor
“CottonMouth Kin” by John Tindel & Michi Meko Artists: TindelMichi (John Tindel & Michi Meko) Exhibit: “The Dual” Defoores Center, Atlanta, Ga 2004. Medium: Acrylic on canvas Dimensions: 48 x 48 x 3″ Info: Second group of first TindelMichi paintings. Michi came down to Jupiter while I lived there for a stint, and we painted a fresh show. It introduced what a […]
“Beyond Regional Charm” by TindelMichi Artists: John Tindel & Michi Meko Exhibit: “Redneck Graffiti” Exhibit in Cabbagetown, Ga. Medium: Acrylic & aerosol paint, oil crayon on cradled oak panels. Dimensions: 81″ x 71″ x 2.5″ Year: 2003
“O Brotha Where Art Thou” by John Tindel Artists: John Tindel Exhibit: “ART PAPERS: Annual Auction” Mason Murer, Atlanta, Ga. Medium: Acrylic & aerosol paint, oil crayon on framed oak panels. Dimensions: 26 x 50 x 3.5 Info: Tried my hand at some political pieces, but found out it is better to not go outside the box on […]
“Southern Star” by TindelMichi (John Tindel & Michi Meko) Medium: Acrylic, aerosol paint on canvas. 3″ box frame. Dimensions: 26″ x 26″ x 3″ Year: 2012 Info: Part of the “Baptism by Fire” exhibit at Barbara Archer Gallery. Southern Star by John Tindel & Michi Meko