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CONTEMPORARY ART MAGAZINE # 5 BOJITT All the Hats We Wear

For Medina, art serves most importantly as a platform for her life’s message. Her work, she notes, “appeals to the world for justice and mercy. Currently, she is a member at Brush Stroke Gallery Fredericksburg, VA and the Gallery Underground in Arlington, VA. artbymedinaroberts.com @medinaroberts

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Medina Roberts City Center Dc #4 oil over acrylic 178 cm x 152 cm x 8 cm 2022

Lauri Smith

Through my art I am drawn to explore my subconscious state and bring it to the physical realm through form. These sculptures are usually inspired by my bizarre and vivid dreams and visions. laurismithcreatures.com @laurismithcreatures

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2023
Night Flower (bottom right) sculpture - forton MG, resin, foam, dried flowers, pastels 60 cm x 25 cm x 30 cm
2022
Gloria’s Nightly Dance (left) sculpture- silicone, mohair, metal, foam, dried flowers, resin 110 cm x 80 cm x 110 cm
2022
Gloria’s Nightly Dance - Close Up (top right) sculpture- silicone, mohair, metal, foam, dried flowers, resin 110 cm x 80 cm x 110 cm

Mishaya Miles

I began drawing crayon art with my feet which evolved into a passion for understanding nature and existence through art. I love findings ways to express a feeling, idea or experience that can’t be delivered verbally; this work shows the experiences of losing someone too young.

mishayamiles.wixsite.com/mooshibeanzportfolio @mooshibeanz

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THE WHOLE WORLD CRIED FOR HIM gouache on watercolour paper 21 cm x 15 cm
2020

Donna

Donna Souveton is a portrait artist, painter and tattoo artist currently based in Nice, France. Canadian born, Donnat discovered her passion for art and started drawing at a very young age. Today she is a successful artist living her passion. donnamarieart.shop.com @donna.marie.art

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Eminem graphite 65 cm x 50 cm 2022

Zitchie_ art

A self taught illustrator from Sweden who loves to experiment with different technics. My favourite things to paint are often related to nature and most of all sea and coastal areas. I also enjoy different kinds of pattern design. I love to play around with colours and shapes.

@zitchie_art

Skip Nall

I have been an artist for over forty years. My art begins as a single image that I view as a blank canvas to create a piece of art that is one of a kind. I take a ZEN approach to my art letting it flow naturally, each piece of art is original and offers up my very soul to you.

skipnall.com @skipnall

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2022
30 cm x 30 cm
Chrysanthemums-005 photography 102 cm x 66 cm x 3 cm 2023

Samuel Marc Kaplan

samuelkaplanart.com askart.com/artist/samuel_marc_kaplan @samuelkaplanpainter

Figurative Landscape Painter Graduate of Brooklyn Museum Art School, H.S. of Art & Design, Parsons School of Design, Associate Professor Parsons School of Design, Fashion Institute of Technology. Gallery Exhibitions: SOHO, East Hampton, Madison Ave, TriBeCa since 1984.
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Nantucket Light (bottom) oil on canvas 24 cm x 36 cm x .5 cm 2021 Bathing Beauties (top right) oil on canvas 18 cm 24 cm x .5 cm 2021
2015
Harlem Apollo (top left) oil on canvas 36 cm x 24 cm x 1 cm

Jura

I was an artist as a child, since the age of two I showed remarkable graphic skills. As I grew up I turned to performance art and music until a chance encounter led me to a technical drawing course, renaissance studies and art history. I enrolled in the Liverpool art college.

jura007.squarespace.com @mnishka.707

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Astarte oil painting 183 cm x 153 cm x 40 cm 2020

Maggii Sarfaty

Maggii Sarfaty is an impressionist painter working in oil and watercolor, capturing the coastal beauty of the Delmarva Peninsula. Born in 1965 in Baltimore Maryland, Maggii has had a life long love affair with art.

maggiisarfaty.com @maggiisarfatyfineart

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100 cm x 80 cm x .5 cm 2022
Admiring Sandcastles (top right) oil
80 cm x 100 cm x 2 cm 2022
Nubble Light (bottom) oil
100 cm x 100 cm x .5 cm 2022
End of the Line (top left) oil

Richard R.J. Lauzon

Born in Timmins, Ontario to French speaking parents. I have always enjoyed drawing and painting. I paint mostly with acrylics and am affected by my love of nature and all the experiences it gifted me. My goal is to become an exhibiting artist and be seen worldwide.

richardjlauzonart.wixsite.com/website @richlauzon999

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Queen Elizabeth II (top left) acrylic 76 cm x 46 cm x 4 cm 2023

Bobby Franano

I paint mind scapes. The visions in my mind blend into the land scapes. I paint what I see, I make the unreal, real!

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My Other Side oil on canvas 61 cm x 46 cm 2022

Michael Medelo

Michael is an American abstract artist based in Atlanta, Georgia. Michael’s paintings utilize his experience in various visual arts to create his unique style. Michael work with acrylic on canvas and paper to evoke an exploratory journey into thin line action painting.

@brushman5

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Red (left) acrylic on canvas 76 cm x 51 cm x 4 cm 2023 Abstract Poppies (top right) acrylic on paper 61 cm x 46 cm x .5 cm 2023 Descent (bottom right) acrylic on paper 61 cm x 46 cm x .5 cm 2023

Maximilian Vermilye

I am a digital artist who has learned that you don’t need the latest and greatest to make digital art, just something as simple as our mobiles can capture and create incredible works. I always look for something abstract and macabre in my works.

@max_psyd

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1080
1440
2020
The Owl (top left) digital art cm x cm
2021
The Starfish (top right) digital art 4096 cm x 5120 cm
2021
The Pink Storm (bottom) digital art
5120
cm x
4096 cm

Manuel Toros

A Los Angeles based artist. Manuel Toros has developed a unique variation of art which link the psychological, spiritual, and sexual boundaries into a harmonious craft. Manuel’s artwork has won awards through exhibitions shown in New York, Berlin, and Vienna.

@toros818

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2021
Protector (top right) mixed media 76 cm x 38 cm x 12 cm
2022
Infinite Time (top left) mixed media
72
cm x 59 cm x 12 cm The Duel (bottom) mixed media 91.5 cm x 122 cm x 12 cm
2021

Barrie Watson

Barrie paints using mixed media, intertwining collage and acrylics creating unique paintings. Barrie’s paintings can be topical, personal or a celebratory making his paintings bespoke. Barrie paintings takes your eyes on a journey from the flowing movement of paint to the photographs or memorabilia there is always something new you will find within his paintings. barriewatsonart.co.uk @barriewatsonart

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2022
HRH mixed media / acrylic 91 cm x 91 cm x 4 cm

Seba ACIDSHOULDBE

Red Lips, Weird Eyes mixed paint techniques on linen 3D canvas 120 cm x 140 cm x 3 cm

2021

After some time spending on this planet, I was learning about the star alignments of the Mayan calendar. So this was written in the start the moment I was born: “I define in order to create, sealing the output of vision and I’m guided by the power of magic.”

@acidshouldbe.art

Jalen Divad

Birds of a Feather acrylic 76 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm

2023

Jalen Divad is American artist working inside Atlanta, Georgia. He is a conceptual and visual artist that works with a variety of different mediums. His art reflects his internal emotion, and thoughts with visual stimulation represented through colors, symbols, and images.

jaydivad.com @hellodual

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Bradley Brauser

Ceased all artwork at age 17 years. Changed major to engineering. Did not start again until age 82 years. Since then, have completed 329 paintings. God is good.

bbrauser.faso.com

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Majesty of Eden (top left) mixed media, acrylic and oil 58 cm x 43 cm x 1.2 cm 2022 Crystalline Proto Atom (top right) acrylic 29 cm x 29 cm x 1 cm 2022 Home Is Where the Heart Is (bottom) mixed media, acrylic and oil 38 cm x 48 cm x 1 cm
2021

Christina Collis

Christina is a young and dynamic multidisciplinary artist from Aukland, New Zealand. Her pieces are an adaptation of her thoughts and feelings at any given time. She continues to develop her ideas with an outlook to create pieces on a much larger scale.

christinacollis.com @christinacollisart

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Elissa J Anthony

elissaanthonystudioandgallery.ca @elissaanthonystudioandgallery

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Elissa Anthony lives and breathes art. Her gallery/studio “Elissa Anthony Studio and Gallery” is on Vancouver Island. Here, she paints, teaches and shows her work. The nearby Salish Sea, beautiful Island landscapes and garden are her inspirations. “I work in series.” Valentino Velvet (bottom) oil on canvas 36 in x 36 in x 2 in 2022 Up Close and Personal (top) oil on canvas wrap 36 in x 36 in x 2 in 2022

It all began with an idea, a hobby that became something more. I share my creative projects with the world. www.artjuliannahopkins.com @artjuliannahopkins

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Music (top left) acrylic 24 cm x 30 cm x 1 cm 2021 Behind the Scenes (bottom) acrylic on canvas 24 cm x 36 cm x 1 cm 2022 Hidden Hearts (top right) acrylic on canvas 30 cm x 24 cm x 1 cm 2021 Julianna Hopkins

RGM

Rocio G Montiel, also known as “RGM”, is a Mexican artist who lives in Los Angeles, California. Passionate about art, her art translates stories, feelings, and emotions into compositions using multiple patterns and organic movements, full texture, and detail.

rgmartist.com @rgmartist

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I’M CONFUSED acrylic and ink on paper 48 cm x 61 cm x 3 cm 2021

Wiley Johnson

Wiley Johnson is a 38-year-old self-taught artist from Raleigh, NC, USA who has autism spectrum disorder. He paints acrylic on canvas, abstract style, using bright colors and wide strokes. His paintings have been in solo + featured exhibits as wells as many juried group exhibits.

wileysart.com @wileysabstractart

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2022
The Dream (top left) acrylic on canvas 122 cm x 91 cm x 4 cm Burning (bottom) acrylic on canvas 121.92 cm x 91.44 cm x 3.81 cm
2021
Closer (top right) acrylic on canvas 121.92 cm x 91.44 cm x 3.81 cm

Evening oil on canvas

49 cm x 39 cm x 1 cm

2020

Yelena Budylina

Original from St. Petersburg. Graduated Russian Academy of art middle and high school. Later Roerich school of art in St. Petersburg department of painting conservation. I have had exhibitions and publications in USA, Italy, and Spain. Some of my paintings are in a private collection.

yelena-budylin.com @yelenbudylina

Luna Charlotte

Utopia

acrylic on board

92 cm x 122 cm x 1 cm

2019

Luna paints an alternate dimensional space that defies the laws of time and space as we perceive them. Her ultimate goal is to plant a seed in the viewer that provokes a thought that has the potential to evolve into a new understanding of an element of their reality.

lunacharlotteart.com

@lunacharlotteart

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Melinda Cihone

Mysterious Tree of Never Ending Life acrylic pour and embellishment

31 cm x 41 cm x 2 cm 2023

I am an abstract pour painter from Utica, Michigan. I thrive in painting through emotions and enjoy client requests for specific canvas sizes and incorporated colors. If I paint some thing that brings joy to someone that brings me everything!

etsy.com/shop/MelindaArtsDesign @mel_canvasandcoasters

Angela Chang

MACAW CHARM acrylic

24 cm x 18 cm x 2 cm 2022

My journey into the world of visual art began in June of 2022. Inspired by my late daughter, Kayla, I took to the easel she left behind to feel closer to her. Little did I know how incredibly therapeutic painting on a canvas would be. I am a self-taught acrylic painting artist.

angiesart.net @angiesart99

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Grossman is a pastel artist based in Chicago, who exhibits her work both nationally and internationally. As an artist although she is primarily self- taught, however, she has also studied with a number of professional artist. Moreover, she holds a BS in OT and MDIV.

denisegrossmanfineartsllc.com @grossman.finearts

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Denise Grossman If Trees Could Talk? III of V (bottom) soft pastel with watercolor ink underpainting 24 cm x 18 cm 2023 If Trees Could Talk? IV of V (top right) soft pastel with watercolor underpainting 23 cm x 18 cm If Trees Could Talk II of V (top left) soft pastel 21 cm x 21 cm 2023

Peter Backhaus

Peter Backhaus is an award-winning artist based in Sweden whose paintings have been exhibited nationally, as well as in Luxembourg, Germany, Denmark, and China. Backhaus’ refers to his compositions as inner pictures with no purpose, where “total silence and total chaos co-exist” peterbackhaus.net artatbackhaus

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Woman oil on wood 122 cm x 98 cm x 5 cm 2022

Miss Peculiar

Her art is whimsy & mysterious by creating a new world that does not exist, which inspires you to tell a story. The Philippines became the beginning of her artistic journey by participating group shows, Art Fairs and having a Solo Show in Manila. She continues to do so in Europe.

onlinegallery.art/nl/vanessa-schiavone @miss_peculiar_vani

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2022
The Poems of Sheepspeare (top right) polymer clay, glass, wood, epoxy 30 cm x 17 cm x 17 cm
2013
A Fragile Hope (bottom right) oil on canvas 120 cm x 80 cm
2022
The Ballad of Howling Hryvnia (left) oil on canvas 28 cm x 28 cm

Kitrick D Short

I have a degree from the University of Oregon BFA in sculpture and Painting. My very first exhibition was being part of The American Painters in Paris. I have shown all over the world since then; NYC, England, Spain, and Hawaii. I create in a McIntosh sound studio. All styles.

@kitricks
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1979
Ron Brewer Portland Trail Blazers (top right) oil on canvas 76.2 cm x 60.9 cm x 1.9 cm Still Life with an Iris (bottom) oil on canvas 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm x 1.9 cm
1977
2019
Gabriel Jamming Before the Big Call (top left) oil on canvas 51 cm x 41 cm x 2 cm

Jakob Jóhannsson

Jakob Jóhannsson (born 1966) is an Icelandic artist based in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is a graduate of the Iceland University of the Arts with a degree in Graphic Design, and has worked in advertising and Television for many years. Jakob is now a full time painter. jakob.is @jakobjohannsson

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One with Moss (top right) oil on linen 90 cm x 90 cm x 3 cm 2020 Under the Blanket (bottom) oil on linen 80 cm x 120 cm x 3 cm 2022 Peace and Quiet in the Countryside (top left) oil on linen 130 cm x 150 cm x 3 cm
2022

Darlene Watson

Darlene Watson’s art style is characterized by its spontaneity and the use of various mixed media. She has mentioned being inspired by various artists such as Monet, Klimt, Kline, Kandinsky, Mitchell, and Basquiat.

“Consistency in her art is following her vision at that moment.”

darlenewatsonartist.com @darlenewatsonart

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SASSY AS SALT WATER TAFFY acrylic 122 cm x 91 cm x 5 cm
2022

digital - Photoshop

22 cm x 30 cm

2022

Anushua Sinha a.k.a Shua is an illustrator and surface designer who enjoys storytelling, especially through children’s books, patterns and ads. Inspired by her home in India, her work is often busy with saturated colors. She currently works out of Savannah, GA. shuasinha.art @shuasinha.art

Quarantined_Art_Junkie (Arts bt Marie Anthonette)

60 cm x 60 cm x 2 cm

2020

A self taught Artist - born and raise in the Philippines and now base in Sydney Australia. Her passion lies in painting landscape and seascape with dark and bold colours. Nature, sunsets, skies, the moon, museums, churches and old buildings make up a lot of her inspiration.

linktr.ee/quarantined_art_junkie @quarantined_art_junkie

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Shua Sinha
Paperboat Juice: Drinks and Memories Dusk at the Opera acrylic on canvas

Jenny Vandy

Born in London. Studied at Ealing School of Art. Has sold her paintings to private collectors and exhibited in south west France where she now lives. Enjoys painting animals from imagination in a naive style experimenting with shapes and colours.

@vandy.jenny

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2020
Greyhound on Beach (top left) acrylic 30 cm x 30 cm x 4 cm White Cattle (top right) acrylic 30 cm x 30 cm x 4 cm 2023 Camargue Horses (bottom) mixed media 40 cm x 40 cm x 10 cm
2018

Diego Marcial Rios

I am a social activist and political artist. My artwork has been included in over 500 exhibitions from Japan to Bulgaria. The art is included in many public collections and museum collections including the De Young Museum, The National Museum of Mexican Art. POLITICAL ART LIVES!!

diegomarcialrios.com

Peter Philip Berg

Windowboxes

27 cm x 33 cm

2010

@peterphilipberg

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Borderland Demons! acrylic on canvas 20 cm x 16 cm x 1 cm 2021 Peter , a native of Vancouver, is a life-long artist who taught himself to master the use of drawing tools such as pencil, charcoal etc. Having first picked up a pencil art age four, he’s been at it ever since, working mostly outdoors --- which is why he prefers the tropics. Over English Bay pencil & color pencil

Peshi Haas Fine Arts

Peshi Haas is an established artist and a graduate of The School of Visual Arts. Her focus is on abstract architecture. Haas is inspired to paint iconic cities-and roads less traveled in those places. She has been named a travel artist by collectors and art critics alike.

peshihaasfinearts.com @peshihaasfinearts

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Floral Immersion paint on canvas 91 cm x 122 cm x 3 cm 2023

Rejoicing Cells

acrylic on canvas

60 cm x 50 cm x 2 cm

2012

Dalal Baird

A self-taught artist who draws her inspiration from the cells seen under a microscope, Dalal created the Dalalism concept which is about art, science and spirituality dancing in harmony. Dalal participated in solo and group exhibitions in Sydney, Beirut, Dubai, Paris & New York.

dalalism.com @dalalism_art

Ricky Sanchez

Eagles Eye

watercolor pencils, watercolor makers

50 cm x 50 cm x 1 cm

2021

My name is Ricky Sanchez, born in Puerto Rico but raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I do custom art on Wood Canvases, varying from abstract, realistic, line art & Pop art. I use watercolor pencils & watercolor markers to bring more depth and definition to my art.

@rickyartss

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Andre Bräuer

Hey, I’m Andre and I’m an aspiring abstract painting artist. My personal style, modern, crazy and different. I’ve been painting since 2021 and have already been able to exhibit in Stockholm and New York. My big role models are Jackson Pollock, Gerhard Richter and Simon Bull. andrebraeuerart.de @andre.braeuer.art

107 cm x 107 cm x 1 cm 2023

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Flowers acryl on canvas

76 cm x 76 cm x 4 cm

David Bankes

David doesn’t have one particular style. He enjoys painting in different genres from landscapes to abstracts. People at his shows frequently ask if the work is done by the same artist because of the vast diversity of his works.

davidbankesart.com @davidbankesart

Rhonda Ross

Straight by Trial drawing

25 cm x 30 cm 2022

I am a creative and intelligent person that loves to showcase all my talents. I am a new artist ready to learn. I also love to compose music and I am a singer songwriter with ambitions. I have a degree in English Literature and currently have a full time job. I am also single.

facebook.com/rhonda.ross.3998?mibextid=ZbWKwL @redhotharp

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The Clearing acrylic paint and alcohol ink
2022

Dermott Jewell

Dermott is a self taught artist from Dublin, Ireland. His aim is to create pieces with depth of colour that are thought provoking. There are complexities within each piece that derive from an emotional connection, music or an experience that has resonated with him.

dermottjewell.com @dermott.jewell.artist

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Oooh, Sherry Trifle (bottom) acrylic on canvas 40 cm x 50 cm x 2 cm
2023
Something in the Water, Something in the Deep, Swimming Around my Feet (top right) acrylic on canvas 40 cm x 50 cm x 2 cm 2022
2022
A Depth, Shadowed by Light (top left) acrylic on canvas 65 cm x 90 cm x 2 cm

Jonathan Hayward

With a sense of humor and an interest in Pop Art, Jonathan takes classical icons and transplants them into the 21st century, complete with social media and pop culture references. Jonathan has been the subject of one solo exhibition and several group shows.

@jonathan_hayward_88

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Apollo Chilled (bottom) pencil and ink on paper 50 cm x 50 cm x 4 cm
2022
Hercules Inked (top right) pencil and ink on paper 50 cm x 45 cm x 4 cm
2021
2021
Liked and Validated (top left) pencil and ink on paper 55 cm x 35 cm x 4 cm

Michelle Reeves

Michelle is a botanical artist living in Nashville, TN. She is self-taught and started painting at the age of 52 as a result of course work for an Interior Design degree. Michelle doesn’t paint what she sees, but rather the movement, color and textures of the adored flora.

michellereevesart.com @michellereevesartnashville

H. S. Campoy

Heleny is a multi-talented artist who found her passion in literature and art. Living in Denmark, she is inspired by its culture. Her artwork features gestural brush strokes, dripped paint and intense colours conveying emotion. She will expose her work in Aarhus in September 2023.

themusesabstract.art @muses_abstractart

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Paris Dreams acrylic on canvas 102 cm x 76 cm x 3 cm 2023 Bridges acrylic on canvas 70 cm x 100 cm x 2 cm 2019

Shinee B.

Born in Rochester, Minnesota. Lived in Austin, Texas for 25 years before relocating to Denver, Colorado in 2019. Have been creating digital art since I moved to Colorado.

shineebcreation.com @shineebcreation

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The Catwalk (top right) digital art 91 cm x 61 cm 2023 Einstein’s Eye (top left) digital art 91 cm x 61 cm 2022 The Neon Ladder (bottom) digital art 91 cm x 61 cm 2022

Tim Smalley

Tim Smalley is an Atlanta based illustrator/ graphic designer who shows his work nationally and internationally. He graduated American Intercontinental University with an A.A. degree in Graphic Design. He also attended Atlanta’s Portfolio Center for Illustration. braincritterstudios.com

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Light and Dark Tree Design (bottom right) pen and ink on illustration board 2018 Treasure Map (top right) gouache on illustration board 2018
2022
Red-eyed Tree Frog (left) colored pencil on card stock 28 cm x 22 cm

Gurm

Gurm has always been fascinated with the unique cultural elements and stories from all over the world. She works in the medium of drawing, painting and mixed media and also enjoys writing and vlogging. Gurm’s artistic inspiration comes from everyday life.

gurmsart.com @gurmsart

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Rabbit pens on paper 46 cm x 60 cm 2023

Ben Fink

Ben Fink is a versatile artist who creates mixed media incorporating sensibilities from historical paintings with modern figures. His work tells stories and suggests narratives for viewers to engage in implied mythologies. The work consists of photography and encaustic painting.

benfinkart.com @benfinkart

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The Bathhouse
mix medium, photography, encaustic painting 168 cm x 107 cm x 2 cm 2023

Parasite

laminated wood

66 cm x 51 cm x 27 cm

2022

Leslie Boonekamp

Born in South Australia and studied fine art in the Netherlands and later in Western Australia. Artworks are held in private collections in the Netherlands, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Germany, and Belgium. Currently living and working in Melbourne, Australia.

@sculpture_les_boonekamp

Inder Mokha

Fire and Earth ...

Don’t Need Water

Digital

9 cm x 16 cm

2019

Chicago based artist, Self-taught, Inder has always seen beauty in nature, may it be Panoramic landscapes, Magnificent Mountains, Flatlands, or Quiescent Sunsets. When not wandering, Inder likes to use flowers from his garden as his subject.

indermokha.com

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Cassinov Art

London based graphic artist capturing moments and life through the medium of art and interpretive expression.

@cassinovart_jordan

ARTIST CLOSEUP | 45 The Commute digital 30 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm 2018

Anson Liaw

Anson Liaw is an illustrator artist who enjoys creating work that takes on critical views; both light and heavy about life in the world around us and that deals with social, political, cultural issues, and lifestyle subject matter.

illoz.com/liaw @anson.liaw

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Blue Moon, I Saw Me Standing Alone (version 5) (bottom right)

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2017
Part of Us (left) pencil, ink, and digital
51 cm x 32 cm
2021
Unbreakable right) pencil, ink, and digital
101.6 cm x 76.2 cm
2021
pencil, ink, and digital 101.6 cm x 78.4 cm

R I T C H I E

Self taught Ritchie Iwanski champions a collage style in combination with vintage authentic recycled clippings. His artworks have a modern pop art flair. The focal point of his works is like the cover of a book once you submerge into the pages you can really see the magic work.

ritchiesworld.com @_r_i_t_c_h_i_e

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Whitney
magazine
102
76
5
2022
recycled,
clippings, collaged on canvas, acrylic paint
cm x
cm x
cm

Julia Parisi

Julia is a budding Sydney artist who creates empowering statement pieces celebrating the beauty of the female form. Her vibrant works incorporate her keen eye for detail and are often a reflection of her own personality, full of passion, colour and meticulous vibrance.

juliaparisiart.com @juliaparisiart

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OLD HOLLYWOOD (top right) acrylic on canvas 101 cm x 76 cm x 4 cm 2022
2022
DOUBLE DENIM (top left) acrylic on birch plywood 30 cm x 230 cm x 4 cm ANGLES (bottom) acrylic on canvas 102 cm x 102 cm x 4 cm
2022

Leesa Gray-Pitt

Leesa is a figurative artist who writes when the grief is too overwhelming to paint and paints when she can’t find the words, pouring her emotions onto the canvas. Art has been her therapy and catharsis through the living nightmare of child loss, painting and writing her journey.

leesagraypitt.com @artistleesagraypitt

Jason Bryant

Heavily influenced by classic film, Bryant begins each painting by researching images from cinematic moments or magazine images of interest to fit various themes exploring loneliness, vulnerability, and frailty. bryantpaintings.com @jasonbbryant

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Goddess Ascending oil on canvas 122 cm x 152 cm x 3 cm 2022 Nothing Left to Five oil on canvas 127 cm x 152 cm x 8 cm 2016

Andrea Tuccio Fine Art

I believe it’s most important to take what you have loved and learned from others and meld them into your own style... I think this is what I’ve done. My art is all about texture, layering and color. I have interests in many styles of art and I rotate between them all. aatuccio.com @aatuccio

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2015
#1505 Geometric Abstraction (top right) acrylic & burlap on canvas 46 cm x 46 cm x 4 cm
2015
#1504 Geometric Abstraction (bottom) acrylic & burlap on canvas 46 cm x 46 cm x 4 cm
2022
Psychedelic Sunset (top left) acrylic on canvas 61 cm x 61 cm x 4 cm

Dwayne Pagnotto

New Jersey born in 64, I first learned to draw at about age 8. From that point on, the Gene London show, my dear mother, and my normal schooling helped to supply what was missing. After I graduated high school, I took several college art courses and got my AA degree in 89-91.

foundwork.art/artists/dwaynepagnotto @interstellardreamwarrior

ARTIST CLOSEUP | 51 Negative Alien oil pastels/digital 467 cm x 649 cm 2003

Ballancing Act of Suppressed Anger drawing/color pencils & markers

22 cm x 16 cm

2022

Dagmar Bocakova

I am an illustrator and graphic designer living in Zurich, Switzerland since 2014. I was born and studied landscape Architecture in Slovakia. My pictures are inspired by biology, environmental issues, and literature. I focus on details and symolism in my drawings.

dagmarbocakova.com @dagmar_bocakova_art

just-a-moment-1 mixed media (acrylics and print) on hardboard

56 cm x 80 cm x 2 cm

2014

I live in Kortrijk (BE) have studio in Kortrijk and in Kándia (Nafplio / GR) Education: 1976 - 1984 Municipal Academy of Fine Arts, Bruges (BE). Specialization in drawing and painting model and portrait. Main theme since 1990: “dance movement” and “the human figure in motion”

fsimoens-art.be @gabrielsimoensart

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Gabriel

Ellis

Jonathan trained in Painting at the Royal Academy Schools and then as a printmaker at Central School of Art in London. Starting out as a portrait painter, he also became an art teacher and a course leader and tutor on adult painting courses, recently for Raw Art Courses.

jonathanellisart.org @jonathanellisart

Ana Lillith Bar

Voice of a Third Spirit acrylic paint, sharpie ultra fine marker, and micron technical pens on Bristol board 36 cm x 43 cm 2016

Based in Michigan, the artist is eclectic in creative output. Lack of a signature style, the artist’s collection is extensive and continually growing, offering something for nearly every type of art lover.

landoflillith.com @landoflillith

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Jonathan Valentina Veiled oil on canvas 75 cm x 50 cm x 3 cm 2023

Vaughn D Hopkins

I am a west coast raised Métis wood sculptor-artist with a passion and natural ability to expose the hidden beauty in raw natural wood. I have developed a personal style of wood sculpting called freeform shaping, which involves carefully air drying, working and aging the wood.

vaughndavidstudio.com

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2020
Liquid Cherry (top left) cherry wood 25 in x 16 in x 8 in
2019
Flaming Stallion (bottom left) wood douglas fir 27.5 in x 28.5 in x 24 in
2019
Union Of Two Spirits (right) wood plum 69 in x 23 in x 21 in

pistol6

Pistol6 is an artist, music producer, and futurist. He has been using technology as a tool for creative expression since the mid 2000’s. With the exponential growth in Ai, he believes there is an infinite advantage brewing within the artistic spaces and is pushing its limits.

pistol6.com @pistol6.ai

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Gods Of Victory #1 Ai generated to acrylic print 91 cm x 62 cm 2023

Lee Gray

The Tipped Snowman acrylic

11 cm x 14 cm

2023

Lee takes a lot of her ideas of memories growing up on the family farm. Her style reflects that of Grandma Moses, Warren Kimball and a few other Folk Artist. She paints in Acrylic and sometimes Oil. She has painted on Canvas, Wood, and a few other items.

etsy.com/shop/leegray @leegray229

Elizabeth Sheehan

Elizabeth Sheehan lives in Lowell, MA. She is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art. She is an abstract expressionist and representative expressionism, as well as doing landscapes paintings. She loves to play with texture, using unusual materials to create collages.

lizsart.com

@elizabethsheehanartist

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Midas Touches The Sun acrylic, gold leaf, black mica, pearl and gold mica. 51 cm x 58 cm x 3 cm 2017

Jeffrey Spahr-Summers

Jeffrey Spahr-Summers lives in Colorado. His poetry and photos have appeared in numerous print and online magazines. He has published 21 books. Jeff is the founder of Cherry Publications, and the editor/publisher of Jasper’s Folly Poetry Journal.

jeffreyspahrsummers.wpcomstaging.com @jeffreyspahrsummers

Demetria Head

The Initiation acrylic 36 cm x 30 cm x 1 cm 2023

Demetria Head’s artistic ability stems from a family of extraordinarily gifted artists, under whom she’s received some of her artistic knowledge. Although she doesn’t have a degree in the area of Fine Art, she strives to perfect her craft daily by learning from various artists.

wearemammoth.blogspot.com @demetriachead

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Bird photography 20 cm x 20 cm 2016

Jakob Polacsek

Jakob Polacsek is a photographer from Austria and specialises in portrait and travel photography. The main subject of his personal work is the ocean. His seascapes and surf photography have been featuered in numerous magazines and exhibitions worldwide.

polacsek.com/ocean @polacsek_travel

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Sun to Sea giclee art print on alu dibond 150 cm x 120 cm 2019

P.D. White

P.D. White living and painting in the Southwest has produced over 100 quality pieces of original art. He is a self taught artist who has been shown in several western articles. Working in many medias the main focus has been watercolors. Of late he has offered his work online.

brokenhobblesstudios.net @brokenhobblelsstudios

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2005
Comin up out of the Canyon (bottom) oil / pallet knife
61
cm x 91 cm x 2 cm
50
1993
Cowboy Silence (top right) watercolor
cm x 61 cm x 2 cm
61
2022
Slow Bull (top left) mixed media
cm x 50 cm x 2 cm

8th Street

Tanko

Sarevski was born in 1958 in Ohrid, Macedonia. 1985 – Academy of Fine Arts in Prisht. He is a freelance artist. Sarevski has participated in many art projects and had many exhibitions. He had own galleries in few cities, Mykonos, Paros, Skopje, Marmaris.

gallerizest.se/en/blogg/artist/tanko-sarevski-en @tanko.sarevski

Aaron Wooten

Aaron Wooten has worked as an artist in the Chicago area for fifteen years. He paints cityscapes, portraits and cartoons in a whimsical manner.

aaronwooten.bigcartel.com @aaronrwooten

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Adam and Eve oil on canvas 125 cm x 105 cm 2020 acrylic and ink on wood 48 cm x 73 cm x 4 cm 2021

Maria “ Loca” Johansson

I am a graffiti spray artist perhaps not in the ordinary way. I use the cans like my brushes using and loving colours, the world should be more like a painting, just full of colours waiting for the love to use them. I have autism and adhd, literary with coloured feelings. mariasway.se @marialocasprayart

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graffiti
40 cm x 60 cm
1 cm 2019
Eternal
Wave (top left)
spray
x
graffiti
40 cm
40
2011
Space (top right) spray in reverse on glass
x
cm x 1 cm
graffiti
50 cm
70 cm
2013
Deeply (bottom)
spray
x
x 2 cm

I23FLEJ42 1

fotografía digital en impresión directa sobre dibond

90 cm x 120 cm x 4 cm 2023

Hilario Ranera

Hilario Ranera es natural de Pastrana, Guadalajara, es un creativo nato, siendo su formación autodidacta Artista multidisciplinar. Publica imágenes en redes sociales para conseguir un lenguaje universal, montajes audiovisuales. Premio de artes plásticas de Castilla-La Mancha. facebook.com/hraneragarciaconde @hilarioraneragarciaconde

Alma Leaper Photography

31 cm x 47 cm

2022

Lead Photographer. Head of Photography Workshops at The Big Cat Sanctuary, Kent U.K. “In my photography, it’s not about pleasing others, it’s about studying animal individuality through a lens, to help promote conservation of each species and to show the beauty in wildlife”.

facebook.com/almaleaperphotography @almaleaperphotography

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Kasanga. African Lion photography

Heike Lin Triebel

Exhibited in Monaco, Switzerland, the USA, Italy and Spain. In her work, she deals with topics related to climate change and species conservation. Triebel’s striking abstract and figurative compositions are usually created with acrylic, oxidation media, gauze, pigments on canvas.

heike-triebel.de @heike_triebel

140 cm x 100 cm x 4 cm

30 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm

140 cm x 120 cm x 4 cm

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2022
WILD HORSES, Series (left) acrylic, oxidation media, gauze, pigments on canvas
2022
WILD HORSES, Series (bottom right) acrylic, oxidation media, gauze, pigments on canvas
2022
WILD&FREE, Series (top right) acrylic, sand, ash, coffee on canvas

Cecilia Anastos

Cecilia Anastos is an award-winning, Italian-American painter. Ms. Anastos is known for her colorful, profound, and uplifting paintings. Her medium of choice are oil and/or acrylic and main themes are landscapes, cityscapes, and figurative art. Occasionally, she does abstract. ceciliaanastos.com ceciliaanastosart

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Hope of Stop Being Frustrated and Worried (top left) oil on canvas 24 cm x 18 cm 2023 Colorful Burano (bottom) oil on canvas 18 cm x 24 cm 2023 Abstract 35 (top right) oil on canvas 36 cm x 36 cm 2023

Bella Art

Art has always been a special interest to me. After retirement, I began a new journey into painting. It soon became a consuming passion. I paint intuitively and spontaneously, letting my spirit move me. I have learned to trust myself as I create, and pursue my new gift.

bellaartoriginals.com @bellaart

I am Venezuelan, Architect and Art Director living in United States for 23 years. My work is influenced by one of my passions, the architecture, with its geometric and abstraction of the space, as well the Cubism… and sometimes with notes of Surrealism.

@mapugart

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Miguel Puga Catching The Bass acrylic on canvas 45 cm x 61 cm x 3 cm 2019 Journey to Elvis painting 41 cm x 60 cm 2023

Henrik Bakmann

Henrik Bakmann comes from Denmark and is a Award Winning Contemporary Artist. He is educated media graphic artist. His graphic images are created by processing photos of different surfaces and patterns and putting them together into imaginative landscapes.

@bakmannartt

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Take The Daylight Away (top left) graphic collage 80 cm x 80 cm x 2 cm 2023 The Living Daylights (bottom) graphic collage 80 cm x 120 cm x 2 cm 2023 Behind The Mountains - Behind The Gardens - Under The Tree (top right) graphic collage 120 cm x 80 cm x 2 cm 2023

I am a photographer that usually delves into urban or street photography; I consider this passion an ongoing project. It has definitely been the most challenging form of work in my eyes, and is in my opinion one of the purest forms of photography.

lensculture.com/brunoschlumberger#_=_ @schlumbeb

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Venice Italy (top left) photo 2016 Dubai (bottom) photo 2017 India (top right) photo 2019 Bruno Schlumberger

Denis Barry

Barry is a self-taught abstract artist..received his education in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics. Creating art has been a passion for him since 1991 working on paper and canvas, plus wood constructs. Lately, he has been working to also perfect computer-generated art. denisbarry.com @denisbarry48

Ja-Cobb

I enjoy abstract art! I am happiest, when I’m painting! foophie52795@yahoo.com @foophie52795

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Composition XX paper collage 94 cm x 64 cm 2021
Lost in My Mind acrylic on canvas 92 cm x 61 cm x 5 cm 2020

Mozzy

Mozzy was born in Tacoma Washington, has lived and traveled around the world but now lives in Noblesville, Indiana where he honed his skill in mixed media art. An accomplished art collector and author of two books, he appreciates the creativity of making an idea come to life.

mozzy-arts.square.site @mozzyarts

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Fredi Gertsch

I am a full time pop-art artist. I draw my ideas from legends, songs, movies, current events, the past, everyday life. I am happy when my art touches: through the symbolism, color composition and humor. I am grateful that my paintings found their lovers from the beginning.

fredigertsch.com @fredi_gertsch

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Party Time Animal Liberation (top left) acrylic 90 cm x 120 cm x 2 cm 2023 Party Time in Shower (top right) acrylic 60 cm x 120 cm x 2 cm 2023 Party Time with Cactus (bottom) acrylic 60 cm x 120 cm x 2 cm 2023

Sam Nash

Sam Nash is a newly discovered geometric artist with a unique eye for his use of vivid acrylic colours to modern works of abstract art. Sam has an impressing eye for selecting the perfect colour pairings and creating bold yet intricate designs.

samnashgeometricart.com @samnashgeometricart

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Lumineuse acrylic on cotton 156 cm x 156 cm x 7 cm
2022

Lisa Beth Older

NYC, Chelsea, Artist Lisa Beth Older is an abstract action style painter born in Hartford, Connecticut that’s been exhibiting and selling art for two decades. Her art can be found in three Museums, with two Presidential families, and in numerous private prominent art collections.

lisabetholder.com @nycartistlisabeth

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BUMBLE BEE (top left) acrylic on canvas 120 cm x 90 cm x 4 cm
2023
ORANGE JULIUS (bottom) acrylic on canvas 100 cm x 100 cm x 4 cm 2022 TA DA (top right) acrylic on canvas 150 cm x 150 cm x 4 cm 2022

Tim Zenke (Pyrosoph)

Tim Zenke, M.A. *1971 in Herford/Westfalen. Akademische Abschlüsse im Fachbereich Philosophie der Universität Münster. >>Da Kunst aus sich selbst heraus ihre Qualität zeigt, ist jede Vita unnötig, zur Kunst ein biographisches Blenden als Besonderheit heraus stellen zu wollen. << zenke-kunst-design.de @pyrosoph

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Verkündigung
Öl auf Leinwand 120 cm x 140 cm x 4 cm 2021
Öl auf Leinwand 120 cm x 100 cm
2 cm 2017
Auszug
Öl auf Leinwand 120 cm x 140 cm x 4 cm 2021
Die
des Fakes (bottom)
Gea, Vulcania & Teufel (top
right)
x
Der
des Fakes (top left)

Cal the Stoner

Cal the Stoner is the creator of Intricarved stone sculptures chiseled from red, cream/gold and white Grampian sandstone. The Andamooka Tiger, his 15th Intricarved sculpture comprised 8,000 hours work. 1.2 tonne, life size with Andamooka opal claws, teeth, eyes and tail tip. calthestoner.com @calthestoner

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The Andamooka Tiger Grampian sandstone, Andamooka opal 125 cm x 129 cm x 205 cm 2018-2022

Taryn Jahme

Taryn Jahme (B -1978) is an English artist known for her collection of swanky, vibrant, contemporary teapots. From a very young age, Taryn’s passion was tea. How tea is grown and how it brings families, friends, and buzzing cultural gatherings together, from all walks of life.

tarynj.art artsy.net/artist/taryn-jahme/works-for-sale @tarynjahme.art

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24
46 cm
61 cm
2 cm 2019 - 2020
Spanish Summer (top left)
oils &
carat gold leaf
x
x
45.72
60.96
cm 2020
Bonkers (bottom) oils & 24 carat gold leaf
cm x
cm x 2
oils
24
91.44 cm x 71.12 cm
2 cm 2020
Le Chocolat (top right)
&
carat gold leaf
x

oliviapeach.com @artoliviapeach

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Olivia Peach, based in Roswell Georgia, with a BFA in Fine Art from SVA in New York City. She uses bold and loose color pallet transitions with carefully painted illuminated celestial spheres to achieve a depth as deep as space itself. Synesthesia acrylic on canvas 34 cm x 48 cm x 3 cm 2022 Olivia Peach

Anne Marie Pochat Le Roy

Anne marie Pochat Le Roy studied art in Paris at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts and biology at Pierre and Marie Curie university. She is inspired by the infinitely small and the infinitely large and the place of life and consciousness in the universe.

annemariepochatleroy.com

Finite and Infinite mixed media on canvas 150 cm x 150 cm x 3 cm 2003

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BOJITT

Bojana llic- BOJITT is Serbian-born and raised, Chicago based artist. Leveraging more than 20 years of combined international experience in the creative industry, BOJITT helps clients visually articulate their vision while creating work representing human rights and empowerment.

bojitt.com @bojanailic_bojitt

All the Hats we Wear mixed media on canvas 168 cm x 122 cm x 5 cm 2023

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Wendy Goldberg

Metamorphosis pastel 51 cm x 66 cm 2022

A graduate of Cornell University, Wendy Goldberg’s work is included in museum, corporate and private collections across the country. The landscape becomes a point of departure. From it I attempt to distill what is mysterious, ephemeral, unique and often dreamlike.

wendygoldbergart.com wendygoldbergart

Lugin

Smaragd I digital print and video art

85 cm x 48 cm x 1 cm

2023

Ella Lugin is an upcoming digital artist from Switzerland. Her art is based on video works and sequences from the videos can also be printed. As a basis for her works she films in nature, in cities and water is one of her favorite subjects. The footage is then further processed.

ellalugin.art @theartistformula

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Ella

My name is Trevor Healy, I am an Irish artist, I am interested in visual Art, craft, and design, I enjoy creating Animal artwork, pet portraiture, along with hand crafted aesthetically pleasing pieces in a variety of mediums in 2dimensional and 3dimensional forms.

@craftyleoart

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Roaring Lion ceramic sculpture 41 cm x 32 cm x 26 cm 2022

Simona Elia

Graduated with honors and PhD in Engineering. Modern Art Catalog- CAM 22. First Biennal Tour of EuropeParis, Barcelona, London, Venice. MADS Art Gallery-La Pedrera of Gaudì ‘22. Reviewed by Vittorio Sgarbi in Porto Franco. First Biennial USA Tour- Washington Miami LA New York. @ind_art_simonaelia

ARTIST CLOSEUP | 81 What’s on My Mind? digital painting 90 cm x 100 cm x 5 cm 2023

Water Dragon acrylic on canvas

30 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm

2022

Sylwia Herbst

Sylwia is an American artist who is most known for using contemporary expressionism to create works of art that depict inspiring visions from her imagination. She is motivated by the notion that creativity and mental health are significantly impacted by our imagination.

artbysylwia.com @art_by_sylwia

Felina La Pointe I

Ghost Horses

canvas/acrylic

52 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm

2022

@felinalapointe

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The Anishinabe the people of Odaawaa-Zaaga’iganiing, the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe, will sustain our heritage, preserving our past, strengthening our present, and embracing our future. We will defend our inherent sovereign rights and safeguard Mother Earth. Born and raised here.

Imaginationarts78

My name is Bertrina L. Shorter and I am a southern born and raised humbled individual that has had a passion for artistry, crafting, and poetry for as long as I can remember. It’s my hope that my creations can grace your home or office and provide elegant touch to your surroundings.

imaginationarts78.com @imaginationarts78

Daulby

For over twenty-five years my Celtic and Native American ancestry has had a profound influence in my work. It has sent me on a journey to discover my voice as an artist. My work is a spiritual quest to define myself and to reflect my thoughts and questions about life.

daulby.com @dandaulby

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Eggplant Warrior acrylic on canvas 61 cm x 61 cm x 2 cm 2022 Damask Elephant oil 16 cm x 20 cm x 2 cm 2023

Charlie Cluff

Charlie Cluff, a British Fine Artist, has recently been inspired by the use of Art as a therapy and the archiving of photography. In her most recent project she looks at her grandfather’s archive, and how he balanced his life in dentistry alongside his creative passions.

charliecluff.com @charlie_cluff

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Photographic Memories installation 268 cm x 141 cm x 178 cm 2022

Karen Bjerg

Karen Bjerg’s art is an expression of thoughtfulness, joy, energy, curiosity and deep meaning in life. Intensity, cheerfulness and exploration are central values, which are combined with intuition, great knowledge of colors, composition and diversity in motifs and materials.

karenbjergart.com @karenbjergp

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2022
Woman 1 (left) watercolor, acrylic and tush on paper 25 cm x 20 cm x 1 cm Woman 2 (top right) watercolor, acrylic and tush on paper 30 cm x 27 cm x 1 cm
2023
Woman 3 (bottom right) watercolor, acrylic and tush on paper 30 cm x 27 cm x 1 cm
2023

Dawn Marion Hudgins

dawnhudginscreativ.com @dmhudginscreative

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Dawn Marion Hudgins, an international award-winning author, and artist from North Carolina, USA, loves experimenting with vibrant colors that express positive emotion. Her interest in botanicals is reflected in many of her works and inspires her motto - “Bloom Joy Where You Grow.” From Heaven (top left) acrylic on canvas 76 cm x 76 cm x 5 cm
2023
Joys of Spring (top right) acrylic on canvas 50 cm x 50 cm x 5 cm 2023 Freedom (bottom) acrylic on canvas 60 cm x
152
cm x 5 cm 2022

Randy Ropells Photography

I am an Navy Veteran. I am an amateur Wildlife Photographer. I have been taking Wildlife photographs for several years.

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Morning on the Lake wildlife photo 2023

Gykin is a British Artist who is known for his expressionist paintings. His use of colour and intuitive thinking create thought provoking artwork, that always provide intrigue. He has exhibited with The Holy Art Gallery, Influx Gallery and been featured in Artist Talk Magazine.

@gykinart

Carl Soto

Carl Soto is an Artisan who specializes in multi-media and works in the movie industry. His main focus is on mentoring young artists within the community by teaching and supports local businesses with a variety of projects that includes murals, window painting and parade floats.

3dfx.iwarp.com @carlb.soto

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Library Mural house paints on plywood 31 cm x 183 cm 2013
Love And Lost watercolour 29 cm x 42 cm 2020
Gykin

Nicole Collie

I’m from the Bahamas & have been painting nudes for 30 years & it started as an act of rebellion. Raised in a modest home where nudity was never spoken of. I am now appreciating the creative freedom & recognizing how it has played a very important part in my own mental health.

nicolecollie.com @nicole_collie_art

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2021
No Judgment / BE KIND (left) acrylic, gels, ink, molding paste, photography, gold leaf 30 cm x 24 cm x 2 cm Expression of Love (top right) acrylic, gels, ink, molding paste, photograph, orchids, gold leaf 36 in x 36 in x 1.5 in 2021 Do They Cry (bottom right) acrylic, gels, ink, molding paste, gold leaf 24 in x 30 in x 1.5 in 2021

Rebecca Wolfe

“Life in Story” is a pop art series created by Rebecca after completing an intensive graduate design program. The vision was to find old images and use them to tell a new story. Her goal was to create lighthearted visuals with humor and whimsy to delight the viewer.

rebeccawolfestudio.com @rebecca.wolfe.studio

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Meet Me at 5’O Clock mixed media on wood 20 cm x 20 cm x 5 cm 2017

Alejandrina De La Rosa

Love is Love

acrylic on canvas / posca pens 90 cm x 90 cm x 5 cm 2023

Mexican born artist ,I paint with strong colours and my art is very much inspired by my Mexican heritage. I am a make up artist in the film industry due to the fact that body painting is my most passionate art form. The human body as a canvas is always unique and perfect to me.

@alejandrina_art

Kezia Clay-Downing

Still Life Group Painting oil paint 16 cm x 20 cm 2023

My name is Kezia Clay-Downing. I was born in St. Louis, Missouri. I am 24 years old. I have been drawing since I was seven and painting since I was thirteen. I am a senior in college. I paint and draw still life, landscapes and portraits. I am a senior at Fontbonne University.

@keziaclay

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Tawana Goggans

Tawana Goggans is a self-taught abstract artist, who enjoys expressing herself through art with her bold marks and vibrant colors while creating one-of-a-kind pieces! Her Why and Passion as an artist is to Inspire and Uplift others in following their dreams as she follows hers.

tawanagart.com @tawanagart

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2022
FLY HIGH ORIGINAL (top left) acrylic 36 cm x 36 cm x 2 cm FLY HIGH 2 (bottom left) acrylic 36 cm x 36 cm x 1.5 cm 2022
2022
Lighters Up, Fly High (right) acrylic and mixed media 24 cm x 30 cm

Debbie Tracey

Debbie Tracey is an independent artist working with acrylic paint and mediums. Having grown up on Kauai, I pull many of my ideas from experiences and beauty of the islands. My studio is on the Puget Sound in Olympia, Washington. Some major artistic influences include Bette Ridgway and Caliche and Pao. Their color pallets greatly influenced my choices of color. Bright, wild, and exciting!” Viewers and collectors often comment that my lively abstracts bring a smile to their face and joy to their home. Many have felt refreshed by the presence of island life and warmth in her paintings. I am a member of The Artists’ Gallery in Olympia, WA, Mosaic Arts Alliance, ISEA, Society of Washington Artists, Puget Sound Group NW Artists, and shows or has shown her work in Washington, California, Arizona, and Oregon.

debbietracey.com @debbietraceyart

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101.6 cm x 76.2 cm x 3.81 cm 2023
Low Tide (top left) acrylic on canvas
91.44 cm x 91.44 cm x 3.81 cm 2021
Blue Tide (top right) acrylic on canvas
76 cm x 102 cm x 4 cm 2022
Finding My Calm (bottom) acrylic on canvas

Judy Osiowy

Judy currently paints and teaches at her Studio/Gallery in Vancouver BC. She trained at Vancouver Art School. She paints with various mediums such as watercolour, ink, acrylic, and pastels. Her work encompasses portraiture, landscapes, abstracts, and murals.

wallflowersandbeyond.com @judyosiowy

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Lily acrylic on canvas 100 cm x 100 cm x 3 cm 2021

Shawn Verble

Simple story, I like to create images that remind myself and the viewer of good times, maybe bad times. Many of my images are about Americana, country side, sunrise or a sunset. My favorite era of country music. shawnverble.com @darth_verble

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The Ryman (bottom) acrylic 30 cm x 40 cm x 3 cm 2023 Union Station (top left) acrylic 36 cm x 36 cm x 2 cm The Country Stroll (top right) acrylic 32 cm x 34 cm x 2 cm

K.Ross

K.Ross, a native of Ypsilanti, MI is an award winning, internationally known, abstract artist. After 17 successful years on the Chicago art scene, he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia in 2019 for new artistic inspiration influenced by the rich southern culture and vibrant art scene.

@krossoriginalart

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2022
Glass Gye acrylic on gallery canvas 122 cm x 91 cm x 4 cm

Deimante Bruzguliene

Deimante Bruzguliene, was born in Lithuania on May 20, 1980 and came to the United Kingdom in 2004. Her love of all animals started at a very young age. She was always keen to rescue animals. Deimante is an Artist who is completely self-taught.

dbartist.co.uk @deimante.art

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2023
The King pastel
cm x
cm x
cm

Kirstie Tebbs

I am a multi-disciplinary artist inquiring into ‘being’, exploring the philosophical ideas of presence, time and substance. My aim in my art is to show the idea of ‘being’ in an interactive space through perception, the infinite, absence, and presence. Founder of Tebbs Gallery. kirstietebbs.com @kirstietebbsart

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Circle of Life (bottom)
2022
acrylic paint, ink and charcoal on Fabriano paper 42 cm x 59 cm Energy no.1 (top left)
40 cm
40 cm 2021 DNA
digital
29 cm x 21 cm 2022
acrylic paint, ink on Fabriano paper
x
(top right)
art
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