Genre / Subgenres: Rock, Alternative, Folk, Acoustic Upcoming EP release 7.07.23 • Blue Shift Red Shift • recorded in The Wood Room at Real World Studios. The title refers to the movements of light & life, the dynamics of growth & expansion, and to the shift between major/minor musical keys. There is a larger structureContinue reading “OCTAVES Music Upcoming Releases”
Author Archives: sarah ikerd
Studio Shangri-La Art Of The Day: Tricolor Lupine Panel, sublimation on metal
Today’s feature is new hi-tech botanical and especially exuberant for summer. This is made of a few photos of lupines and is another biosynergy-inspired layout. Available Direct & in multiple formats + gear on: Saatchi Art TurningArt Society6
Studio Shangri-La Podcast: Science + Philosophy — Trust The Body, Respect The Quanta
Interview On Powered Magazine: Sarah Ikerd — Unleashing Creativity as Owner of Studio Shangri-La
Check out the interview here. Powered is a magazine “designed for individuals who are passionate about self-development, entrepreneurship, and business, and who are looking for practical advice and strategies to help them reach their full potential.” Powered: “Unleash your creativity with Sarah Ikerd, the owner of Studio Shangri-La, as she shares her inspiring journey inContinue reading “Interview On Powered Magazine: Sarah Ikerd — Unleashing Creativity as Owner of Studio Shangri-La”
Quantum Biology + Computer Science: Photosynthesis, Quantum Coherence & Constructive Noise
“Nature isn’t classical, dammit, and if you want to make a simulation of nature, you’d better make it quantum mechanical, and by golly it’s a wonderful problem, because it doesn’t look so easy.” — Richard Feynman Photosynthesis is an amazingly efficient and fast circular process of energy conversion that’s evolved in bacteria and plants overContinue reading “Quantum Biology + Computer Science: Photosynthesis, Quantum Coherence & Constructive Noise”
Star Core I & II by Studio Shangri-La
Conceptual abstract photography on the expression of light / photons, for me a form of reverence. This is duo is also formed from light reflections on metal. The abstraction imagines thermonuclear fusion, awesome cosmic power, and imagining stars as vast data transmission centers, since light carries information. I’m also inspired by my ongoing studies bothContinue reading “Star Core I & II by Studio Shangri-La”
Fabricate::Recreate — Mixed Media In The Studio
My latest mixed media in progress is titled “Fabricate::Recreate.” It’s a large 6’x3’x2” double repurposed, terraced canvas. The work is about the enjoyment and open-endedness of creation, how one thing or material can become another and keep on morphing. And everything has an underlying and even overlying fabric. The title also refers to the re-cyclicalContinue reading “Fabricate::Recreate — Mixed Media In The Studio”
Space + Technology: Advanced Propulsion For Interstellar Travel
With a very promising 5,347 exoplanets and counting reported to NASA, the next question is: How do we get to them anytime soon? How do we expand humanity’s evolution into deep space? Respect to Earth of course, but our numbers are growing, and we’re due to explore the vast cosmos. The answer is to developContinue reading “Space + Technology: Advanced Propulsion For Interstellar Travel”
Studio Shangri-La on Boston’s Best Bogosplit.com
New partnership alert! Studio Shangri-La by Sarah Ikerd is now on Bogosplit.com, named one of Boston’s Best Retailers in 2022. Here’s the link: https://www.bogosplit.com/store/studio-shangri-la/ So far there are 24×36” and 18×24” banners, 11×14” framed prints and a large painting.
Studio Shangri-La By Sarah Ikerd on TurningArt & Society6
I’m happy to partner with both TurningArt and Society6. Here are the links to the storefronts: Studio Shangri-La By Sarah Ikerd on TurningArt TurningArt is prints of various types and is more geared towards commercial and residential projects, including rentals and digital. Studio Shangri-La By Sarah Ikerd on Society6 Society6 offers an interest variety ofContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La By Sarah Ikerd on TurningArt & Society6”
New In April/May: The Corsham Black & Whites + The Locks
I had a wonderful recording trip to Real World Studios in Box, Corsham recently and there was also excellent opportunity for photography. The European Beech lives on the grounds of Real World, and the second one is from nearby public Lovar Garden with nature trails. Both are looking quite evocative here in the mist. ThisContinue reading “New In April/May: The Corsham Black & Whites + The Locks”
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art • Spring Deco Florals
Celebrating the bright warmth around here with local florals. In a modern deco scheme reminiscent of windows, these colorful works fancifully bring nature indoors. Available in large format and for high resolution download.
The Botanic Panels • Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature
There are many examples of the Botanic Panels in the Studio Shangri-La catalog. For more examples, please see below and also the Portfolio page. Admittedly, the catalog needs some updating! These are inspired by the Art Deco and Arts & Crafts movements. For further info, please use the Contact page.
Nature’s Abstraction • Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Photography
Today’s theme is abstraction in nature, and abstract ideas and forms being birthed from nature. DISPERSION is marbleized pollen in water. This effect can be achieved with paint, yet nature is the original artist.
Sci-Art By Studio Shangri-La
These selections express scientific concepts — from quantum physics to photosynthesis, from electronic signal noise to photonics, nanotechnology and quantum computing. High resolution downloads, customizations and commissions available.