Illustration: Keith Warren Greiman shows us how surreal the everyday can be

11 September 2013

For one day only I would like to see what life looks like through illustrator Keith Warren Greiman’s eyes. It would undoubtedly be a colourful experience, filled with people and maybe some animals, both doing supernatural things that seem everyday because everything is, well, animated. His explanation? Humans are “conduits of the gritty, vibrant energy that propels our day to day living.” So it is no wonder really that his illustrations, prints, drawing and paintings are as toxically hued as they are, seeing surfaces split into mazes of manic encounters between people, boldly coloured with bright lips and fluorescent hair. It is everyday life but Keith presents it with that giddy feeling you get sometimes, often passed off as déjà vu,; that feeling that you are seeing the experience as you are living it.


Keith Warren Greiman: The Diamond Dog


Keith Warren Greiman: Bear Suit


Keith Warren Greiman: New Years Prom


Keith Warren Greiman: UTNE Reader


Keith Warren Greiman: SNOQUALMIE

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