Four Barrel Coffee Featured artist Alexander Rohrig embraces the ordinary and faces the familiar
We love the colorful, stylized, and sometimes playful paintings of Bay Area artist Alexander Rohrig- so much so that we’ve printed seven of them on the labels of our newest coffees. Alexander was kind enough to speak with us about his art practice, which is based in nearby Pescadero, CA:
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Four Barrel Coffee Featured Artist Lauren Cline is so into nostalgia, it’s scary.
Bay Area artist Lauren Cline made the paintings that adorn the labels of the newest of newly released Four Barrel coffees. She was kind enough to also speak with us about nostalgia, the color pink, and the drawbacks of daylight.
maybe the heavy clouds don't know it's almost summer, but the passionflower in the backyard does, showy and persistent with its soft blossoms. the azaleas know it too, somewhere deep in their roots, and all around, the green plants are pushing up through the dirt with their gentle reminders: renewal, growth, possibility.
tal and i have had our heads down for a little more than a year now, working with quiet diligence to stabilize, mend and reimagine four barrel. the fact that we have the opportunity to do this at all is a gift from the... read more...
Four Barrel Coffee Featured Artist Rachel Sager is anything but subtle.
California Bay Area painter Rachel Sager created the art for the latest septet of Four Barrel bags. We stole a few minutes from her to discuss the boiling point of blood, the self-indulgence of She-Ra, and coffee.
“I am most definitely creating imagery of natural and 'unnatural' occurrences that aim to create dissonance within the viewer, that might trigger a sort of innate reaction, possibly reminiscent of awe and terror.”
That’s a lot to pack into that little square on a coffee bag, isn’t it?
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