AIV Artist for the month of May
is painter/illustrator Arabella Proffer.
Her works are on display at Art in the Village 5700
throughout the month of May
Arabella is a Cleveland based painter and co-owner of Elephant Stone Records. Her loose narrative themes and interests revolve around a fascination with punk fashion; aristocrats; Elizabethan portraiture; Ian Schrager hotels; vapid socialites; eastern European cultures and rock n’ roll lifestyles.
A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, she attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA before receiving a BFA from California Institute of the Arts where she studied art, animation and film. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions in Los Angeles, Laguna Beach, Boston, Austin, San Diego, Cleveland, London, and Moscow.