Comprised of painters Andrei Hedstrom, Shawn Griggs and Sonny Wong, ArtLife Original is Ferndale's premier arts collective. The group began upstairs at Mind's Eye, where Andrei and Sonny rented adjacent studios. They were often joined by Shawn Griggs, whose own Red Eye Laboratories gallery is just next door. Before long, the studios had become the locale of impromptu music jams and artwork parties by the Manufactory crew, and the central hub of Ferndale's young arts scene,
ArtLife has since moved out of our space and into one of their own, but their mission, to make Life Art and Art Life, continues to make them an integral part of Mind's Eye.
More here at ArtLife Original's site.