Odd creatures inspired artist featured at Vision Gallery


A childhood love of a claymation video game inspired a Chandler artist to create pieces illustrating wild creatures, robots, monsters and aliens on display at Vision Gallery. “Josiah Copley: Creature A Day” is an exhibit of wood pieces based on drawings of various creatures influenced not only by video games but also Japanese Kaiju toys and cartoons. The Baltic birch plywood pieces will be on display at the gallery at 10 E. Chicago St. in downtown Chandler through Friday, Jan. 5. Copley, 27, who moved to Chandler about two years ago from South Carolina, said he has been drawing creatures