- Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building - http://inhabitat.com -

Corey Corcoran Has Fun With Fungi In His Beautiful Mushroom Etchings

Posted By Morgana Matus On December 27, 2012 @ 4:32 pm In Art,Botanical,Eco-Inspiration,gallery,Green Materials | No Comments


corey corcoran, mushroom, artist conk. etchings, illustration, engraving, plants, insects, figures

Boston-based illustrator forgoes the traditional paper or canvas for the underside of a giant mushroom. His organic backdrops allow for a sculptural quality to his work, each pierced piece taking advantage of the structure of the fungus. Appearing as a cross between folk art and classic book illustration, each composition seems to be telling a story where humans and the environment intersect. By choosing a the Artist Conk, Corcoran not only highlights his own skill, but the often overlooked beauty of a fascinating organism.

+ Corey Corcoran [3]

Via Junkculture [5]


Article printed from Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building: http://inhabitat.com

URL to article: http://inhabitat.com/corey-corcoran-has-fun-with-fungi-in-his-beautiful-mushroom-etchings/

URLs in this post:

[1]

: http://inhabitat.com/corey-corcoran-has-fun-with-fungi-in-his-beautiful-mushroom-etchings/corcoran3/?extend=1

[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/corey-corcoran-has-fun-with-fungi-in-his-beautiful-mushroom-etchings/corcoran1/?extend=1

[3] Corey Corcoran: http://coreycorcoran.com/

[4] Ganoderma applanatum: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganoderma_applanatum

[5] Junkculture : http://www.junk-culture.com/2012/12/etchings-on-mushrooms-by-corey-corcoran.html

Copyright © 2011 Inhabitat Local - New York. All rights reserved.