Nov 17, 2015

Artist Transforms Contours, Roads and Borders Into Stunning Portraits

 

Ed Fairburn (featured previously here and here) is back with a new series of beautiful portraits drawn directly onto maps.

Fairburn has an uncanny ability to make visual connections with map elements like roads and contours with human facial features; and for the last three years he has been experimenting with this series, continuing to incorporate map elements in novel and creative ways.

New releases include a star chart depicting the first mother in space, astronaut Anna Fisher; and new map portraits including Los Angeles, Denver, Sydney; and a series of World War I Trench Maps from Northern France.

These works will be debuted during an exhibition at the Mike Wright Gallery in Denver which will run until December 19, 2015. If you’re interested in original works and limited edition prints, check out the available pieces online at the Mike Wright Gallery.

 

Anna-Fisher

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Anna-Karina

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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British-Army-Female-Portrait

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Cocoa-Lane

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Denver1879Map_16bit

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Sydney

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Fairburn_DenverII

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Brickfield-Way

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Chester-Street

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Lanarkshire

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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Brighton-Alley

Artwork by ED FAIRBURN
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