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art&beyond Vol. 9 • Winter Edition • 2016

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Barbara Walder

TRANSSUBSTANTIATION. CollagenMalerei© on Cardboard, 50cm x 40cm. 2016 oil • acrylic • watercolor • mixed media • photography • digital art • sculpture • glass • ceramic • jewelry


Kirsten Nash

TEARS OF A CLOWN. Acrylic on Canvas, 24” x 36”


Vol. 9 • Winter Edition • 2016

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CONTENTS from the publisher

I have always been fascinated by people’s imagination, their ability to express feelings, vision and philosophy by using simple tools to produce amazing works of art that unveil a whole new world. The magic we call ART is a universal language where one can experience its power by sight alone. It is a form of communication based on a range of emotions one can express using brush strokes, color, various techniques, different medium and materials. The viewer is able to experience the visual impulse that creates a fountain of feelings. Art & Beyond Magazine is proud to present the Winter Print Edition at Spectrum/Red Dot International Art Fairs during the Art Basel Week Miami 2016. Featured in this issue are the incredibly talented artists. They come from different countries and from all walks of life, each possessing their own style, unique ideas, philosophical approach and vision of the world around us. Traditionally, the Art & Beyond Cover Competition is held for every issue where four artists are given the opportunity to be featured on four covers of the magazine.

Fine Art • Sculpture • Photography • Jewelry • Miniatures

Point Of Interest 6

Yorka Ralwins 17

7

JD Dennison 18

Garsot & Helen Kagan

Barbara Walder

8

Tatiana Rivero Sanz 19

Kirsten Nash

9

Yulia Altas 19

Evelyn Walg 10

Steven Lustig 20

Constance Williams 11

Yaryna Yuryk 20

Nicholas H. Teetelli 12

Sandra Den Hartog 21

Robin Apple 14

JulianaMedvedeva 21

Stephanie Holznecht 15

Carol Staub 22

Jennifer Laughlin 16

Emilie Verhee 22

Cover

Back Cover

Barbara Walder

Evelyn Walg

Inside Front Cover

Inside Back Cover

Kirsten Nash

Nicholas Teetelli

We are proud to announce that the artwork titled “Transsubstantiation” by Barbara Walder (p. 8) has been chosen as the Winter Edition of Art & Beyond Magazine Front Cover. The artwork “Musicians” by Evelyn Walg (p. 10) has been chosen for the Back Cover. The artwork “Tears of a Clown” by Kirsten Nash (p. 9) won the Inside Front Cover. And for the Inside Back Cover was chosen the artwork “Salvaleon de Higuey” by Nicholas H. Teetelli (p.12). We would like to thank all of the immensely talented artists who participated in this issue.

Art & Beyond Magazine is published by Art & Beyond Studio, Inc. and serves as a promotional tool for artists and art event organizers and delivered directly to galleries, museums, and art consultants. The artists presented on its pages are given an opportunity to showcase their work and increase visibility throughout the art sphere and bring their artistic career to the next level or representation.

Publisher

Mila Ryk

Art Director

Mila Ryk

Editor

Alina Lampert

Interview

Justin Hoffman

Art & Beyond published 8 times a year. Six (6) Online issues and Two (2) printed issues. Distributed to the galleries, museumes and other art related organizations © All rights reserved

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ARTSYNERGISM GARSOT & HELEN KAGAN www.ArtSynergism.com

MELPOMENE. Acrylic on canvas, 48” x 48”. Collection “Muses and Music” ©ArtSynergism 2016

ARTSYNERGISM - a unique collaboration of 2 artists painting simultaneously at the same time on the same canvas in different styles, mediums, techniques - is one of a kind and had never been explored in such a way of painting before.

GrandOpening Garsot (708) 369-3321

SPECTRUM @ ArtBAselMiami 2016

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BOOTH #111 Kagan (917) 855-1153


ARTSYNERGISM A unique collaboration of two pronounced artists, a legendary GARSOT [Sotirios Gardiakos] and Helen Kagan [HealingArts] which they define ©ArtSynergism - is much bigger than just two artists working together. Garsot and Kagan, create their unique Series by painting simultaneously, on the same canvas, integrating their individual styles, techniques, art forms, mediums, intertwining and enhancing each other’s spontaneous ideas, colors, and movement. It gives each artist’s individual gifts a new dimension, a new way to expand into something greater than their own selves (which reflects the definition of “Synergism”), to create their unique colorful and powerful art. They believe that now, more than ever, the World needs positive ART, energy, and spiritually - based intentions, beliefs and values. MNEMOSYNE. Acrylic on canvas, 48” x 48”. Collection “Muses and Music” ©ArtSynergism 2016

GARSOT is a “legendary artist”, well known to the Art World since last century. His two personalbiographers are writing books about him. In his 50+ years in the Arts, Garsot has exhibited in major Art Shows in many countries in Europe, S. Africa, Dubai, Arab Emirates, and all over the US. [www.garsot.net]

HELEN KAGAN, a holistic therapist and artist, creates her “Healing Arts” since 1995. She has shown in NY, VT, CA, MI, and all over FL. Helen integrates Fine Art, Expressive Arts, and Art of Healing, practices mind - body-spirit philosophy, and believes that art is a vehicle for well-being. [www.helenkagan.com]

THALIA. Acrylic on canvas, 48” x 48”. Collection “Muses and Music” ©ArtSynergism 2016

BOOTH #111

An original Fine Art Series “Muses and Music” represents ARTSYNERGISM - a new Art Movement by Garsot & Kagan. “Muses & Music” Series consists of 10 pieces [48 ” x 48 ” each], and a large double -sided screen (10’ x 8’) - all created with the Greek Mythology in mind, to deliver colorful soulful authentic healing experience to a viewer.

www.ArtSynergism.com


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Art & Beyond Interview with Barbara Walder by Justin Hoffman

Living and painting in the Principality of Liechtenstein, Barbara Walder builds her pieces layer by layer, and through reduction discovers the answers to her questions about essence and balance. Recently, her work has been exhibited at Art Shopping au Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, and she is currently preparing to show in Switzerland and to have her first exhibitions in the United States.

Q. Where do you find your inspiration? A. My inspiration arises from observations of light, shadow, and rhythmic movement in nature: reflections of sunlight, intensity of wind movements on water surfaces, shadowing caused by clouds, in the flora, and reflections on buildings. The associated changes in color trigger an explorable fascination. These are the observations that I bring to my work.

Q. How would you describe your creative process? A. My creative process is equal to a child who wants to experience

TORRO. CollagenMalerei on Canvas, 40cm x 40cm. 2013

new things. This childlike spontaneity finds its space in a first movement on the painting surface. The momentum of this is the expression of a thought from my own inner world, being alienated through the steps and opening into an independent work, thus showing birth of an image. In the process I draw all of my intuition that guides me and creates the work as opposite. During this process parts fit together, combining fragments that I have taken out of context like collages, rubbings, or pieces of trash (rust, poster shreds, torn pieces of paper). The painting surface (cardboard, canvas, or paper), the shape, and the size of the resulting image are defined from the beginning of the experiment. My techniques allow me to choose in applying delicate pastels, fine glaze paint, and ink, as well as compacting colors and materials such as acrylic, marble dust, and pigments. Applied layer after layer, I define an interior and exterior space. Step by step, again and again, I add, create chaos on the painting, taking away material in the next step, giving rise to the empty - following the laws of painting which arise out of the need for imagery.

Q. Have you had any formal training? A. Life is my greatest master. The findings in spiritual science and the knowledge of my journey are my bases; my connectivity to the Original Christianity the foundation. There is also the access to my inner child's game and the void that is created in the “now.” This is what I brought to my teachers, and I am deeply grateful for their passion for art. There I met the artistic expression of perfect purposelessness, the devotion, the serving principle to make oneself available, to create artworks for the world. Once or twice a year I visit courses with Alfred Darda at the Art Academy in Bad Reichenhall, Germany, and art tours in Europe and the Middle East let me delve into the history of art.

Q. Who or what is your greatest influence? A. My greatest influence is my inner knowledge which draws out of the past. Observing the interpretation of techniques and the laws in the painting I have been impressed by the work of Otto Greis, the Painter of Light, the co-founder of Art informel, as well as by Antoni Tàpies, Gabriele Münter and Alfred Darda with his concrete painting. L´OUVERTURE. CollagenMalerei on Carton, 50cm x 40cm. 2015 8 • Art & Beyond • Winter Edition 2016

www.barbarasbilderkunst.gallery Original interview text translated by Bruno Stephan Walder


Kirsten Nash

PERSPECTIVE. Acrylic on Canvas, 36” x 60”

Kirsten Nash has often been called a “Renaissance Woman”. This Canadian multi-instrumentalist and vocalist has played saxophone and sung with touring acts such as Long John Baldry, Alfie Zappacosta, as well as playing in countless bands, jamming with performers such as Stephen Stills, Boz Scaggs, Jeff Healey and Tom Jones over the years in Vancouver. She was a member of the iconic West Coast favorites, the R&B Allstars for over 25 years. As a composer Kirsten has written two rock operas; “Alice in Modernland”, which was work-shopped off –Broadway by Maxwell Productions and had it’s world premier at “Sledgehammer Theatre” in San Diego, then “the Bird and the Waterfall”, which was workshopped and filmed in West Vancouver at the Kay Meek theatre. Kirsten’s first CD was the critically acclaimed “Bridging the Gap”, released in 1994. Upon returning to live performance and the studio after a hiatus to raise her children, Kirsten recorded her second CD, “The View From Here”, released in 2012, followed in 2014 by an EP called “Salvador Dolly” has recently released her new CD, “A Feather and a Scale”. Throughout the span of her colourful musical career Kirsten has always created visual art; from ceramic sculptures to oil and acrylic paintings, she has explored her own soul as well as that of the world around her, often embracing her love of music and nature as subjects. Kirsten and her paintings were recently featured in the Spring 2016 edition of “Arabella”, the premier Canadian Art, Architecture and Design magazine, (http://www.arabelladesign. com/current_issue.htm) “International Contemporary Artists,

OUT OF THE DARKNESS. Acrylic on Canvas, 36” x 48” Volume XI”, (http://www.incoartists.com/Vol-XI/index.html) and has had featured articles in Vancouver magazines Fresh and Home. Kirsten participated in both the 2015 and 2016 Art!Vancouver and is very much looking forward to her work being included in the European art book, curated by Salvatore Russo, “The Best 2016 Modern and Contemporary Artists”. www.kirstennash.com www.artandbeyondpublications.com • 9


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Evelyn Walg

IDEAL. Acrylic on Canvas, 60” x 48”

Evelyn Walg, is an artist of Dutch origin who lived most of her life in Venezuela and is now active in Florida. She is an Interior Designer and an artist who has been painting since she was a teen ager. Walg is an award winning artist with world exhibits in Venezuela, New York, Lima, Tel Aviv, and various cities of South Florida. Walg’s art relates to people and their proximity to each other. “A utopian ideal world of happiness, friendship, peace, love and harmony that should prevail” this is what she wishes to express and she feels acomplishment when people often smile while looking at her work. The powerful texture, rich colors and movements give meaning to the “little people” creating the impression that they are alive on the canvas. They are anonymous but each has his own personality. www.evelynwalg.com

WINTER. Mixed Media, 36” x 36” 10 • Art & Beyond • Winter Edition 2016


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Nicholas H. Teetelli Fine Art Photography

LOLLIPOP III. Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Paper, 48” x 48”

VENEZIA II. Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Paper, 20” x 20”

Nicholas Teetelli is both a published and international award-winning fine art photographer. He was born in New York City and grew up in lower Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. During the late 1960s, and into the 1970s, the Village was a hotbed of culture and the arts. During this period, Teetelli was introduced to art and photography, developing an interest in what would become his lifelong passion. While he took some photography courses in college, Nicholas Teetelli is primarily self-taught. Spanning the last four decades, he has learned, developed, and honed 12 • Art & Beyond • Winter Edition 2016


HANCOCK. Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Paper, 8” x 24”

There is much beauty to behold in this world, moments that the eye captures, the wonders it sees... moments that should be committed to perpetual memory, but sadly only to become fragments of a faded recollection, or more often, simply forgotten. I draw inspiration to record these timeless and special moments, to capture them in my mind’s eye, and through my lens, transforming each image so that I can share them with others in hope they too may see what I see and find equal enjoyment. - Nicholas H. Teetelli

ESCAR III. Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Paper, 20” x 20”

his skills independently, becoming an avid and serious amateur photographer who has recently turned professional. During each journey, with camera in hand, he records much of what he sees, sharing the impression of his mind’s eye through composition, light play, and shape and design. He has recently brought his portfolio to the public eye and, in short order, has had more than one hundred of his photographs juried and invited into exhibition at dozens of galleries and museums across the United States, receiving many awards for this work. www.teetelli.com • nicholas@teetelli.com

VICTORIA’S GRACE. Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Paper, 20” x 20” www.artandbeyondpublications.com • 13


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Series “Splash” Most of my work is organized around sentiments that I am feeling at the time the work is created. As a clinical psychologist by training, awareness of emotion is everpresent for me; it is informed by but ultimately takes precedence over content, location and situation. I visited the Brooklyn, New York area for a week, coinciding with Memorial Day 2016 in the United States- a holiday established to honor those who lost their lives in service to the country. I was struck by a sense of apprehension and pessimism during this trip, given the state of crisis that exists as the year- marked also by terrorist acts and unexpected political changes and exits- lurches forward to the uncertainty of the U.S. presidential election this fall. As I ventured into various establishments and neighborhoods, it was with a mix of dark humor, disgust, dread, embarrassment, foreboding and other feelings. As an attempt to understand and express myself in relation to the issues above, I created a series called “Splash” that blends self-portraits against the backdrop of Brooklyn during this particular week. I used my iPhone6s-plus for capture and post-processing and later set “Splash” to audio of a hovering Huey helicopter.

SPLASH 3.

SPLASH 4.

Robin Apple Ms. Robin Apple is an iPhone photographer who lives and works in Palo Alto, CA. She fell in love with photography as an important creative outlet and vehicle for self-expression. She typically favors highly colored images that incorporate angles, blends, blur, and motion in unique ways. Her images borrow from elements of abstract, impressionist, and pop art and convey her view that people and experiences are mostly contradictory, multidimensional and nuanced, more than they are straightforward. She comes to photography from a background in clinical psychology and appreciates the salience of emotion in her work. These days she’s using her iPhone6s plus and finds it freeing; not only is it accessible, inconspicuous, lightweight, and small but it also makes for an easily-rechargeable, fun, responsive and quiet travel companion. She hopes that her images stimulate curiosity and wonder. www.robinapplepeopleshots.com

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REGAL BEGINNINGS. Acrylic on Canvas, 40” x 30”

Stephanie Holznecht Stephanie is originally from England, immigrating to the USA at age 19. Upon arrival she attended university and obtained a BA degree in graphic design and fine art from UW-Whitewater. She worked for many years as a graphic designer and art director. It was about 1997 that she began to make abstract art her full time obsession. Her current artistic style has changed dramatically from earlier years, moving from realism to abstract, promoted by taking a number of workshops on abstract art that peeked her attention. With abstract art Stephanie is inspired to let go of her minutely detailed realistic artwork and free herself up to feel art in a totally different manner. Her present styles include the use of heavy body acrylic and fluid acrylic paint. She works on the two different styles simultaneously. This allows for some crossover between the two, making a sense of harmony for her. She feels invigorated as she works, each style feeding from the other, establishing a very creative work atmosphere. She has exhibited all over the world and extensively in the USA. Abroad most notably winning first place in a wine bottle label competition at an Italian exhibition, and a bronze award at an exhibition in London, England. Stephanie invests in the creation of a piece of art to convey what she has inside: her thinking, her emotions, her life, her essence and her soul. She says, “It’s also a way to reach my own desires and essential demands out of life.” For Stephanie it is important to create what she feels. Her abstract art is an extension of herself: full of passion and emotions, all playing a part in her creative process. The inspiration that Stephanie takes from experiencing life creates a feeling that continues to inspire her. She says, “I don’t think, as an artist, that is something I could ever lose.” www.scholznecht.com

SPIKED. Acrylic on Canvas, 36” x 48”

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MAINE MARCHES. Oil on Cancas 24” x 48”

Jennifer Laughlin I am an artist whose work is inspired by my love of beauty and nature. I draw my inspiration from the sublime of nature informed specially by my experiences during my trips to Africa, Venezuela and Maine. The ethereal, light, shadows, shapes, colors and the moods that nature can invoque, have always inspired me and moved me to create or to try to replicate on canvas with oil paint and acrylic. My paintings also reflect my concern about our planet’s global warming. They represent the duality into which we co-exist: the beautiful and the threatening, all into one and the same formation. My experiences and personal observations of the world and nature are influenced by having being born in Venezuela, being educated in Switzerland, lived in London, Paris, Miami, New York and now Maine. My paintings are a cry for help for the changes in climate that require attention in our the world www.JLaughlinArtcom.Gallery

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WINTER WIPPING WILLOW. Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 30” x 30”


THE WAIT. Acrylic on Canvas, 36”x 48”. 2016

Yorka Ralwins “The Wait” (Fastidious) or an intimate truth of Yorka Ralwins, an amazing fast growing eclectic artist from Dominican Republic. In Yorka Ralwins, strokes and vivid colors place her in expressions of figures. The shape, so to speak, looks for order while concurrently discarding all approximation - an approach yielding a singular reality. This exchange of images, at times fixed and at other times moving, is the definition of a style that underlines every work. An image is part of a reality that conforms to a set defined by a ratio of ideas as vital as slices of life itself. (Take for instance) simple colors: together and apart, defined by marked contrast. If seen at a distance, they might be perceived as a pathetic reflection of reality. The colors and shapes of Yorka’s work are defined in images that (permit) the viewer to see themselves reflected in a spectrum of light and shadow; something like a game of proportions and disproportions that inflect what is vital in life. As if they (Yorka’s work is seen) were adverse pieces of the Goya’s Caprichos, clad in fuzziness and shadows leaping like flashes of that deformity that is life itself. Any deformity is an expression of colors that are committed to be felt through a play of chromatic lining (that) dramatizes the reality that the artist combines in time, space and color. This is where Yorka Ralwins inserts a world that is being created by particles shedding light and shadow. Her stage is the art of painting through a profound worldview that acts as a stage to time; above all, her strokes, so full of light, are as defiant as horizons of lines barely perceptible by the human eye. Yorka is a painter of elements separated by their own reality. All the while united by games, at times mystical and as unreal as a butterfly on ice; or a pin crossing a tinsel of leaves that both conform to an abstract world. It is as such. Yorka plays with defiant anger against the abstract and the real.

THE SILLY WAIT. Acrylic on Canvas, 36”x 48”. 2016

In Waiting (Fastidious), perhaps there is no such hope. Nor the haste of time condemning a space proportionally handled by the blue backgrounds of nostalgia. The whitish colors look like fray basting through the intimate world Yorka exhibits, with a style that contains its own color, like one of many whims or Caprichos that Goya contradicted the world with; rather, she inserts in the consciousness of man a deformity maximized by restraint. Yorka inserts colors, shapes and time that exhibit a space explored by a unique style that inaugurates, at first appearance, intimate truth. by R. A. Ramírez-Báez www.yorkaralwins.com

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EGRET. Inverted Digital Photography

LONE PINE. Inverted Digital Photography

PETRIFIED WOOD. Inverted Digital Photography

JD Dennison JD began photographing at night for a desire to capture something from the dark quiet world we so rarely dip into. His revolutionary technique involves a powerful flash to illuminate a scene, and a computer to invert the images so the dark turns to light and light to dark. This causes the pure black “unknown” to glow, and isolates the complexity of an ecosystem into one form, and to find in that form, all the complexity of the whole. To find the miraculous in the common is the ultimate goal of his work. jddennison.com

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I COME ACROSS WHITE. Photography

Tatiana Rivero Sanz Tatiana Rivero Sanz, artist name “tana”, a “Canadian-Spaniard”, born originally in Barcelona, living now in Vancouver, Canada. Art Photographer, whose photos are a blend between photography, painting, sculpture, poetry and performance art. She first creates an installation, a “theater stage” in her studio, a dream space where she paints the walls until they become abstract canvases… then, she works on a visual symbol: a sculpture (one or two), that captures the theme of the installation. The aim is to create a space outside reality. Then she starts taking photos.

She has exhibited in Milano, Montreal, ART! Vancouver, Belgium, Cannes, ART Monaco, Barcelona, Paris, St. Petersburg. The rest of 2016 includes awards in: Venice, New York and Washington. And exhibitions in: Venice, New York, Cannes, Montreal and Paris, PARIS LOUVRE EXPO 2016. www.onceuponatimetana.com

OCEAN WONDELAND. Ink on Paper,18” x 20”

Yulia Altas Yulia Mosolova Mironova Altas was born in 1974 in Tula City, Russian Federation and now lives in the United States. She studied Art at Tula Art School and Orel Art College and was awarded with an Honors Diploma in Art & Design. She also received her Master’s degree from the Tula City University. Yulia Altas has had 7 solo exhibitions in the USA, UK, Italy and Russia and 28 group participations in Italy, the UK, Japan and the USA, including at the Eiffel Tower’s, Gustave Eiffel Hall and the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. Her works belong to private and public collections in many countries and she is an awarded artist. She was one of a handful of international artists who was chosen to exhibit her name and work on 25-story-tall video billboard above the American Eagle right in the heart of Times Square, Broadway, New York City, exhibition entitled “See Me take over Times Square” art show endorsed by See|Me Group, Inc. www.altasdesign.com

METAMORPHOSIS-TIME IS MOVING. Mixed Media on Paper,18” x 24”. 2015 www.artandbeyondpublications.com • 19


fineart • sculpture • jewelry • miniatures

ELEVATION. Watercolor on Paper, 80 cm x 60 cm

PARADISE. Watercolor on Paper, 80 cm x 60 cm

THE LIGHT WITHIN. Steatite and Baja Onyx on Aluminum, 34h x 6w x 6d, 2016

Yaryna Yuryk STEVEN LUSTIG FINE ART Original Sculptures & Drawings

This unique piece of sculpture is another in a series of “nested figures” and comes directly from a live life drawing session with a muse that glowed from within. She is made up of three different materials, two pieces of steatite, one piece of Baja Onyx and an aluminum base. She is a modern version of an ancient Greek Kouri figure and represents a lifetime of study in the structure and function of how the human figure moves trough space. In addition, she emanates energy from within, representing the neurons, light, and energy within us all. www.stevenlustigfineart.com • stevenlustig@icloud.com

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was born in Lviv in 1984 where she lives and works. Yuryk is an artist, designer, and member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. She also holds a Ph.D. in Architecture. Yuryk works in the author’s patented technique of watercolor, oil and pastel. Yaryna Yuryk graduated from the Ivan Trush College of Decorative and Applied Arts and Lviv Polytechnic National University, where she works as an associate professor of art and design. Yuryk is the winner of the international competitions in painting in the US, Ukraine, Italy, Portugal, China. She has also been the exhibitor at exhibitions in the UK, Switzerland and other countries. She represent Ukraine in 4th SOAL – 2016 www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/469306-yaryna-yuryk www.saatchiart.com/yarynayuryk yarynka_lviv@ukr.net


Sandy Den Hartog is a Native California. She now resides in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. She is an Award Winning Artist. Sandy has placed in numerous Juried Art Shows throughout Arizona. Her pieces of Art continue to be showcased at DAVID RAFAELS at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Other pieces with a different flair at THE JAMES RATLIFF GALLERY in Sedona, Arizona and AFRICA AND BEYOND in La Jolla, California. She is a self taught Artist. Her Jewelry displays both serene and harmonious qualities that have been regarded as the highest of models. Her work covers many styles, from Ethnic, Classic, Over the Top and everyday Chic. She refers to herself as displaying “ARTISTIC FREEDOM.” Although quite versatile in her designs, she leans toward the large and Ethnic Style. Many of Her designs are created in HER RELAXED

Juliana Medvedeva Juliana Medvedeva is a woman of many talents. She is an oil lacquered miniature painter, a comic photographer and a master of sports in swimming. Juliana was born in Moscow in 1984. Her grandfather descended from an ancient family of nobility and was a World War II hero as a Lieutenant General. After the war had ended he became the Minister of Government for Nikita Khrushchev. As a result of her grandfathers achievements, Medvedeva was able to benefit from a good upbringing and received a very well rounded education.

The Pendant is a TUAREG Piece done in .999 Silver. The design is accomplished by using nothing more than old nails straight pins, screw drivers. No modern equipment. Gemstones are African Turquoise, Pietersite from Nambia, and old Dzi Agate Beads to ward off evil spirits. Interspersed with Old Turkish Beads.

BERBER CROSS. Intricately enameled to enhance the design. It is .999 Silver. Gemstones completing the necklace are Lapis Lazuli, Amber, Old Moroccan Silver Beads separated by discs of Sterling Silver to protect the Amber from erosion.

TIMES. She considers them to be her most Dramatic Pieces. She also believes “If You Can’t See Your Jewelry From Across The Room, Why Bother...”

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THE HEAVENS. The jasper pendant with the oil painting lacquered miniature, 3cm x 6.5cm

CAMOMILE PARADISE. The agate pendant with the oil painting lacquered miniature, 5.5cm x 5cm

Juliana Medvedeva graduated from the Fine Arts College named after Carl Faberge and the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. Medvedeva enjoys being creative, fine art and likes to paint oil lacquered miniatures on semiprecious stone, paper mach`e, mother-of-pearl, porcelain and on enamel. www.juliana-medvedeva.com info@juliana-medvedeva.com

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fineart SEDUCTION. Acrylic, 44” x 92”

TEMPO. Acrylic, 44” x 92”

Carol Staub Carol Staub was born and raised in Milford, Delaware. She finds her inspiration from nature and all life’s experiences along the way. Having been born in a rural area her senses are keen and appreciative of the simple things in life. This has enabled her to express herself freely and with great warmth. Her works have been featured in many books and magazines some of which include, Masters of Today, International Contemporary Artist, Creative Genius, The Artist’s Magazine, Acrylic Artist Magazine, Watercolor Magazine and many others. She has received numerous National and International awards. www.CarolStaub.com

HOPE. Acrylic on Wood, 50 cm x 60cm

emilie verhee Emilie Verhee is an eclectic painter, 37 years of age. She is passionate about painting, nature, travel and photography. She found her inspiration years ago since her expatriation in Costa Rica, the paradise for inspiration. The mix of culture, nature, people, feelings... Everything inspires her… One of her series, “Animals in color” was sold quickly and a magazine sought after her for an interview about her life and work. Emilie uses both the oil than acrylic and the photographie as a means of communication. https://verhee.wordpress.com 22 • Art & Beyond • Winter Edition 2016


Nicholas H. Teetelli

SALVALEON DE HIGUEY. Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Paper,20” x 20”


Evelyn Walg

MUSICIANS. Acrylic on Canvas, 23” x 24”

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