Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Pin Art began in 2006. Pin Art is a modern, fun style of art that consists solely of pushpins. Depicting famous figures throughout history, music, politics, theater, religion and sports, each design is collaged out with thousands of painted and strategically placed plastic pushpins.
"When people think of pushpins, most think of them as an office supply, but I think of them as a tool to create unique, distinctive pieces of art. A single pushpin is a simple form when it stands alone, but when combined with others and viewed from a distance, it's transformed into another image all together.
"Similar to pushpin art, Pointillism is a style of painting in which small distinct points of primary colors create the impression of a wide selection of secondary and intermediate colors. This technique relies on the perceptive ability of the eye and mind of the viewer to mix the color spots into a fuller range of tones. Pin Art follows these same traits but takes the technique to a whole new level by making it a three dimensional form. While presenting a two dimensional flat surface, pushpins also have a three dimensional quality that give Pin Art a different appearance and expression from every angle and perspective it is viewed from.