Artistcloseup - Contemporary Art Magazine #9

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CONTEMPORARY ART MAGAZINE # 9 I Love My
ARTIST CLOSEUP
Region by Teh-Hsuan (Momo) Chen

Angelov is a Bulgarian born abstract painter and a professional animation artist, based in Long Beach, CA. artofangelov.com @i.angelov.art

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Pink Balloon (top left) acrylic 61 cm x 61 cm x 4 cm 2023 Pink Balloon II (top right) acrylic 61 cm x 61 cm x 4 cm 2023 Pink Balloon III (bottom) acrylic 61 cm x 61 cm x 4 cm 2023

madeby jennym

A Graphic Designer residing in NYC with humble beginnings in the Philippines. I am proficient in Surface Pattern Design & Digital Illustration. My art manifest hastily before self-skepticism distorts my completed work and is heavily inspired by the flow of formless water.

madebyjennym.com @madebyjennym

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cm x 84 cm 2019
Bukod-Tangi digital painting 99

Gill Bustamante Artist

I paint large landscape and seascape paintings in oil on canvas - often with wildlife, birds and fish featuring in them. My painting style fuses magical, colourful and ethereal elements along with semi-abstract and traditional techniques.

gillbustamante.com @gill.bustamante.artist

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Divine Monarchs oil on canvas 122cm x 122 cm x 4 cm 2023

Lin Han Shao

A passionate diverse artist, fond of any paintings medium: oil, digital, acrylic, ink etc, get inspiration from anything and everywhere, also proudly Doctor of Management and Wset4 Diplôma in wine and spirits, hope my paintings bring a touch of light to the world.

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Lady and Gentleman digital 80 cm x 50 cm 2023

Katie Leigh Jackson

Katie Leigh is the artist and wallpaper designer behind Modern Magic. Her mission is to help women create calm spaces with wall art that inspires rest and creativity. Influenced by the slow living lifestyle, her paintings and wallpaper are a reminder of the magic all around us.

shopmodernmagic.com @modernmagicdecor

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Flower Farm gouache paint 31 cm x 23 cm 2023

Ranna Chaudry

Having been born in Sharjah, UAE and spending the first 10 years of my life in Pakistan before moving to the USA, I draw inspiration from different scenes and objects that are altered to explore the absurdity of human nature. My work is deeply rooted in my fascination with human behavior, dreams and memories.

rannaart.com @rannachaudryart

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Wear Your Damn Mask (pink painting in the back) acrylic 60 cm x 91 cm Untitled (yellow canvas with clock in progress) cold wax and oil paints 60 cm x 91 cm Untitled (canvas of face in progress) acrylic 60 cm x 91 cm

Tamay Beam

Tree Goanna’s Jo Sonja Professional Series acrylic paint, paperbark, professionally framed in double sided Perspexfloating with magnets 61 cm x 52 cm x 3 cm 2023

Tamay Beam identifies as an Aboriginal Minjungbal Woman of the Bundjalung Nation; Northern Rivers Region of NSW Booningbah. |*Aboriginal Artist|* Cultural Awareness Art Workshops|* Custom/ Commission Art|* Original and Authentic Artworks|* Art-Based Learning tamaybeam.com @tamaybeamart

Samuel Hasell

Samuel Hasell, of Tasmania, Australia, is relatively new to the photography scene, having only adopted the hobby in late 2022 at the age of 24, and has come quite a long way; he prefers to use his iPhone 13 Pro and has taken some amazing shots and drummed up quite the fan base.

@samsational_photoart24

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Blue Streaked Sun photo 1641 cm x 923 cm 2023

Xiaorui Huang

Xiaorui Huang is a New York-based Chinese artist. Huang’s artistic practice revolves around the exploration of social justice issues in contemporary human rights, with a particular emphasis on topics such as children with disabilities, Asian feminism, and political resistance.

xiaoruihuangart.com @orlennn

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Mourn (bottom right) mixed-medium, acrylic on canvas 152 cm x 122 cm x 8 cm
2023
The Blocked Down (left) mixed-medium collage, acrylic on canvas 152 cm x 122 cm x 10 cm
2022
The Urumqi Fire (top right) mixed-medium, acrylic on canvas 152 cm x 122 cm x 10 cm
2022

Yana Wiggins

Yana Wiggins was born in Ukraine and has been living in USA. She has attended classes and learned from established artists in the United States. She studied art history and painting basics at the St. Petersburg School. Currently, she collaborates with an art gallery in Kansas.

saatchiart.com/paintmeplus @yanawigginsart

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25 cm
20
2023
25 cm x 20 cm x 2 cm 2023 Achievement (top
25 cm x 20 cm x 2 cm 2023
Mysterious Peak (bottom) oil
x
cm x 2 cm
Center of Stability (top right) oil
left) oil

Gabriela Azar Rubagotti

Gabriela Azar Rubagotti, Dominican emerging artist & architect currently based in Italy. Her work is distinguished by the use of earthy tones, characteristic line strokes, & references to nature’s beauty generating texture, movement & expression which form unique compositions.

garstudio.myportfolio.com @gar.studio

Fiorirà mixed media on canvas 150 cm x 100 cm 2021

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Kimi Thomson

I am a Wood Based Creative located in NZ, who recently started using sculpture and Shou Sugi Ban which is the technique of burning wood. I primarily work intuitively, exploring my passion for spirituality and creativity, encouraging a fresh approach to personal well being.

kimiwbc.com @kimiwbc

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Arvelyn Almeda

I am a Filipino living in the United States. I enjoyed the acrylic as I love the bold colors. My subject matter is nature and abstract, whether a traditional landscape or a fish and a flower painting. Embarking on a new venture sharing talents and passion that I really love.

arvelynalmeda.com @arvelynalmedaarts

Dreamy Fields (top left) an art through my heart and dreams of nature came to life

24 cm x 18 cm x 2 cm

2023

Sinag Ng Musika (top right) inspired by my passion and love in music, composing songs and singing

24 cm x 18 cm x 2 cm

2023

The Coming (bottom) my inspiration is in the Bible scripture, ‘GOD will come like a thief’ 1 Thessalonians 5:2 and ‘Many has been called but few are chosen” Matthew 22:1-14. 30 cm x 40 cm x 2 cm

2023

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Shari-lee Bromley

Shari-lee Bromley is an Abstract Artist residing in Byron Bay, Australia. Shari explores the depths of polarity in her work, using structured layers alongside flow and movement, her work is in constant search on balance and harmony.

sharileebromleyart.com.au @sharileebromleyart

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Touched (bottom left) ink on paper 35 cm x 25 cm 2020 Contained (top left) ink on paper 35 cm x 25 cm 2020 Falling (right) acrylic and ink on canvas 180 cm x 120 cm 2023

Freaky- Deek

Freaky-Deek is a traditional sculptor and filmmaker based in the Black Forest in Germany. His work mainly focuses on the predicament within a more and more artificial world. For the first time his sculpted projects are molded and cast with polystone and PU resin.

artdefineszeroone.com @freaky.deek

2021-23

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Project AD-01 - Art Defines Zero One® - Model DO-1P1 Omega Ω polymer clay, hand sculpted, cast in Polystone and PU resin, electronics 18 cm x 15 cm x 22 cm

Rone Del

Midnight in the Stable oil on canvas

16 cm x 20 cm x 1 cm 2023

Raised in the burbs of Philly I attended PAFA in the 1980s. I’ve been painting ever since. I’ve done a ton of portraits but I prefer to stand before the blank canvas and conjure... Iconic images in graphic color thrill me. See all my work on Instagram.

@rone_does_art

Golden Lady B

Self Reflection photography 30 cm x 3 cm x 30 cm 2022

Golden Lady B is the name New Yorkers have given to Aby Mbaye, a therapeutic artist who explores emotions through writing and photography. She is currently working on her first photo-poetry book about New York City, where she first exhibited in April 2023. She is also participating in the Basel International Fair 2023.

goldenlady.com @abyzlife

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Craig Robb

Robb’s sculptures use wood, steel and acrylics and incorporate symbolic laced objects. His works are meant to be metaphorical in nature but can be appreciated simply as objects of beauty. The intent is to influence a viewer to look at their everyday surroundings differently.

craigrobb.com @craiger3d

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2022
Solace in Introspection wood, steel, acrylic 25 cm x 38 cm x 25 cm

Christine Sewell

As an Artist for over 11 years now, I find art often imitates life; it’s never the plan you had. I am a completely self-taught, mixed media artist focusing on acrylic/resin pieces on canvas, alcohol ink and resin décor pieces. I simply love to create one of a kind pieces. chalkitupfurniture.com @chalk_it_up_fulton

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la vie de bleu et d’or alcohol Ink, gold leaf, epoxy resin on canvas 16 cm x 20 cm x 1 cm 2023

Charles King

Charles King combines his passion for photography and creative composition with the goal of transcending you to a place of imagination and emotion. A native Californian, Mr. King uses the beauty that California has to offer to create and tell his stories through his photos.

charleskingcreations.com @charleskingcreations

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Finch Stand Off - Bee Escape (bottom) photograph 106 cm x 159 cm 2023 Great Blue Heron - Strut (top left) photograph 106 cm x 159 cm 2023 Harrier - Dancing On The Wind (top right) photograph 106 cm x 159 cm 2023

Ginger Snow

Ginger is a Brooklyn-based oil painter whose work explores childhood and nostalgia. Through composition, color, and the intimacy of her figures, Snow creates tension between her subjects and the viewer. Her solo exhibition opens September 9th, 2023 at Eleventh Hour Art. semmelhack2.wixsite.com/gsnow @artbygingersnow

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61 cm x 91 cm x 5 cm 2022
73 cm x 73 cm x 5 cm 2022
Girls (top left) oil paint
Hall
Pass (top right) oil paint
152 cm x 213 cm x 5 cm 2022
Pieces of Parts (bottom) oil paint

Dean Summer

Born in Philadelphia, Pa, Dean Summer began drawing and painting by the early age of 12. Growing up with an extremely overactive imagination, art became second nature for her. Dean is a queer black artist with BPD who is a Pisces, born March 20, 1995.

etsy.com/shop/AllArtByDean @artbydean_

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Lena Solomenchuk

Born in 1981 in the city of Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine. From 1983 to 2022, lived and worked in Odesa, Ukraine. In 2022, 4 months after the start of the war in Ukraine, moved to the city of Lausanne, Switzerland.

solomenchuk.portfoliobox.net @lenasolomenchuk

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“Exodus impossible to stay” #2 (top left) cardboard, acrylic, sepia, sauce, gel pens set of 9 pieces
2022
cm x 23 cm “Reflection” series #2 (bottom) collage, mixed technique, cardboard, acrylic, verses from Esquire 2008 rock and America 1969 rock magazines 40 cm x 50 cm
2021
“Exodus impossible to stay” #3 (top right) cardboard, acrylic, sepia, sauce, gel pens set of 9 pieces
2022
23 cm x 23 cm

Many Fish an Anthology stencil art

75 cm x 155 cm x 4 cm

2022

Diana Huggins

I am an artist living in Melbourne. I have previously studied at Victoria University, and RMIT Uni and some extra lessons with the Albert road artist society. Which has a long tradition and was started by the Heidelberg school of artists. I have moved into modern style art.

@dehuggs7

Min Park

Identity Crisis

mixed media: watercolor, ink, pencil on paper, and digital retouch

28 cm x 22 cm

2023

Min, a Korean artist currently based in New York City. Having lived in various locations across the United States and Korea, her experiences have strongly influenced her artistic inclination towards dreams and themes rooted in the identity, tales and fantasy.

minsartworks.com @mins_arts

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Walter Weh

Connected Transform installation, collage, painting, photography

55 cm x 66cm x 1 cm 2022

Born in Nördlingen/Germany. Works with the media, painting, photography, video, music. Specifying the concept of “Remix Painting” in art. The artist’s own acrylic paintings, drawings and photographs are also deconstructed, edited and redesigned with this approach. Based in Munich.

remix-painting.jimdofree.com @walterweh1

James Day

The Burger oil on canvas

42 cm x 42 cm 2023

I have been an artist since 2001 but what I do as an artist has changed over time. I used to do landscapes that use imagination. But I have now moved into Photorealism to create paintings that look real.

@jamesalexanderday

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Sandra Chiocchetti

Sandra Chiocchetti is a draftswoman, author and course instructor. In her specially developed technique, there is no brush stroke and no possibility of retouching. This is what makes her art so distinctive, emotional and alive. Her art is about the personality of the animals.

skizzenkunst.ch @chiosketch

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Above Things (bottom left) mixed media
30
cm x 25 cm
2022
Take Off (right) mixed media 22 cm x 16 cm
2023
2022
Yes Boss (top left) mixed media 60 cm x 60 cm

Teh-Hsuan (Momo) Chen

Teh-Hsuan (Momo) Chen is a Taiwanese textile artist. She utilizes textile-making as a gentle medium for starting a conversation about controversial topics. Her art practice integrates multiple genres of textile techniques together as a metaphor for her complex bloodline.

wusomomoko.cargo.site @wusomomoko

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2023
I Love My Region wool, cotton, polyester, second-hand yarns, paper
66 cm x 66 cm x 2 cm

Susan Whitlow

A lifelong artist, Susan creates meaningful pieces in her home studio. Her passion for hearing the stories of others. Has inspired her craft, and she brings those stories to life through canvas and paint. Each piece is lovingly crafted in Perrysburg, Ohio. susanwhitlowdesigns.com @susan_whitlow

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Family Ties (top right) acrylic 51 cm x 51 cm x 4 cm 2023 Behind The Veil (bottom right) acrylic 61 cm x 61 cm x 4 cm 2023 The Land Of The Living (left) acrylic 71 cm x 56 cm x 4 cm 2023

Michael Debonis

Self taught oil painter since 1996. I would describe my style as abstract. I love creating works in any size, but the bigger the better. This also allows me to stretch my own canvases. Clients range from corporate to private.

@worksbymichael
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144.78
2021
SEASONS OF THE SOUL (top right) oil on canvas cm x 203.2 cm x 2.54 cm
152.4
2020
RESONANCE (bottom) oil on canvas cm x 203.2 cm x 2.54 cm
130
2022
INNER WORKINGS (top left) oil on canvas cm x
152
cm x 3 cm

Marco Cardinali

Italian artist born and based in Rome, fascinated by abstract art that he considers it boundless, as an expressive form that is well suited to the materic art, which give body to color, all characterized by the stylistic code of the “sign” like a sort of incomplete symbol. marcocardinali.art @marcocardinaliart

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Privacy is a Big Fake (top right) mixed media 46cm x 43 cm x 3 cm 2023 The Change (bottom right) mixed media 100 cm x 80 cm x 1.7 cm 2023 The Sun Caught in the Web (left) mixed media 120 cm x 60 cm x 2 cm 2023

Rosie Tretter

Rosie Tretter is a self taught artist living near Stuttgart in Germany inspired by many journeys all over the world. She mainly uses acrylic & spray paint and leaf gold to create colorful artwork expressing the beauty, uniqueness & transience of nature & wildlife.

rosie-tretter.com @rosietretter.art

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Sacha Sacha acrylic on canvas 120 cm x 80 cm x 4 cm
2022

Marc Schultz-Coulon

Marc Schultz-Coulon photographs fire, mostly campfires. Thousands of recordings are made, which he then looks at briefly and associatively on the computer. When his eye sees something recognizable, usually eyes or heads, sometimes whole figures, he works on them to emphasize those appearances.

schultz-coulon.de @marcschultzcoulon

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Rider photography 45 cm x 30 cm 2018

Lilly Ruiz

I’m Lilly Ruiz, a passionate artist and author on a journey to capture the essence of emotions through art. Drawing inspiration from the ebb and flow of my inner world, I craft captivating pieces that mirror my evershifting moods.

etsy.com/shop/lillyruizart @lillyruizart

2021

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2022
I See Love (top left) acrylics, wood 48 cm x 24 cm EyeSeeYou (top right) acrylics, wood, canvas 20 cm x 16 cm
2021
Mother Gaia (bottom) acrylics, healing crystals, canvas, gold leaf, tiger eye, amethyst 36 cm x 24 cm

Goddess Twanda Mouzon

Goddess Mouzon, a visionary artist, channels positive intentions, raw stones, crystals, meditation, and spirituality into her mesmerizing works. From galleries, homes, to manifestation apparel, her felicity art captivates and leaves an indelible mark with enchanting creations.

intensehappiness.now.site @manifestation_artbygk

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Felicity Log Goddess Gaia (top right) 18 cm x 6 cm x 3 cm 2023 Goddess Ma’at (bottom) 18 cm x 8 cm x 5 cm 2023 Manifestation Art (top left) 12 cm x 8 cm x 2 cm 2023

Suzie Seerey-Lester

International Acclaimed, award winning wildlife artist. Suzie is known for her portrays of wildlife and old barns/buildings. Suzie is a Board Member of the Society of Animal Artists, member of Artists for Conservation, and American Women Artists.

seerey-lester.com suzieskereylester

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Twilight Alert acrylic 12 cm x 16 cm 2023

M. DiMa

I work in an office by day doing administrative work and make a mess with a paint brush, and other mediums by night. I love mixed media and art journaling. Its a great place to start and never end. My journals are where I get to be me!

@m.dima551

Simeon John

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Sun and Wind mixed media - acrylic paint, ink, texture paste, paint pens 9 cm x 22 cm 2023 Simeon John is a professional photographer, filmmaker, facilitator and entertainer. He is a multidisciplinary artist who has a unique way of connecting with the human spirit. simeonjohn.com @simeonjohn_ Me Myself I portrait 50 cm x 50 cm 2022

Lana A. S. Costanzo

Lana A. S. Costanzo is a colorful & vibrant International Artist. She has held exhibitions in Europe and throughout the United States. Her motto is “Happy Walls = Happy Thoughts.”

@lana.costanzo

Dreams of Paris acrylic 122 cm x 97 cm x 5 cm 2020

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The other day, my friend asked me why I chose art. I did not know how to respond, and while I was thinking of a response my mom quickly replied saying “Art chose her, she did not choose art.” And she was right. I am Danielle and I am an artist.

Sonia

I am an abstract artist who is inspired by nature and spirituality of the world around me and I am never happier than when I am visiting my home from home in St Ives, Cornwall. I truly believe that the power of the universe can be used as a creative outlet. My art offers a contemplative quality created using Perspex, slate and wood, and I use the flow of energies and emotions that are all around.

sonia-bublaitis.co.uk @soniabublaitisart

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Danielle
acrylic
2021 Subliminal
2023
Bublaitis Untitled #1
11 cm x 8 cm
alcohol inks 30 cm x 30 cm x 4 cm

Jaleel Draws

My name is Jaleel Davis. I am from Somerville, MA. I specialize in portraiture creating original paintings with impactful use of color, expression, and composition. My use of oil paint translates into my practice of digital art. My art focuses on culture, music, and society.

jaleeldraws.com @jaleeldraws

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Pick Love (left) digital 101 cm x 86 cm 2023 Majestic Lady (bottom right) digital 101 cm x 81 cm 2023 Sweet Embrace (top right) digital 101 cm x 101 cm 2023

Matt Scott

“Nature’s laws are the principles on which engineering stands.” Matt Scott (Liverpool, UK) has studied both Mechanical Engineering and Fine Art, and through his art, invites us to contemplate the deep-rooted connections between engineering ingenuity and the natural world.

saatchiart.com/mattscott @matt_scottart

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DE-S4-B (bottom left) acrylic on canvas 120 cm x 100 cm x 5 cm
2022
2022
DE-S1-B (right) acrylic on canvas 120 cm x 100 cm x 5 cm
2022
DE-S1-A (top left) acrylic on canvas 120 cm x 100 cm x 5 cm

Tim Reeves

Restaurant Manager that grew up love watching Bob Ross paint his wilderness paintings. AI has gave me the tools to make my imagination a reality.

@timreeves.ai1043

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Uncharted Wilderness (bottom left) digital 2023 Waterfall Dreamscape (right) digital 2023 Secluded Lake (top left) digital 2023

DJK ART 1212

Daniela J. Kirst, a Canadian artist, who channels her visions into painting and wearable art, capturing the spiritual essence of nature. With abstract paintings and captivating fantasy headdresses, her creations embody her unique energy and sense of wonder.

djkart1212.com/gallery @djk_artist

suzannecnagy.com @suzannecnagy

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Suzanne C. Nagy, born in Hungary, is internationally acclaimed as one of the first environmental artists who live in New York City. Her works mix traditional art and technology. They stand as poetic contemplations about the environmental consequences of the industry. Suzanne C. Nagy Just A Cloud acrylic on canvas 61 cm x 61 cm x 3 cm 2022 From Where the Wind Blows I acrylic on canvas 76 cm x 102 cm x 2 cm 2023

Bill Jolitz

Bill’s art and commercial work has appeared domestically and internationally for over 50 years. Advertising images were made for fashion and sport magazines. Erotic photo essays and his own solo book were made for Playboy Press.

modelsociety.com/photographer/jbill/photos @jolitzwr

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Champagne (top right) kodachrome film 2 cm x 1.3 cm 2020 Vivyan (top left) kodachrome film 2 cm x 1 cm
2020
Punk English Teacher (bottom) ektachrome 2.1 cm x 3.2 cm
2020

Janina Landsmark

Janina Landsmark, born on the sunny and colorful island of Curaçao. Working and experimenting with clay gives her peace and relaxation and with clay you can express yourself, both in shape and color. The clay world is boundless.

janinasartcreations.nl @janina55

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Summer Blossom stoneware clay 22 cm x 26 cm 2022

Wendy Gonzalez

La Rosa Mexicana color pencil 46 cm x 41 cm 2022

My name is Wendy Gonzalez and I have been drawing since I was a little girl. I studied animation after high school and graduated with a bachelor. I have been sharing my work with the world since 2017 as I continue to do art shows and conventions.

gwendolinaart.com @gw3ndolina

Queen Pixel Dust

Porcelain Throne digital artwork 48 cm x 60 cm x 1 cm 2023

QueenPixelDust is Designer, Ai Artist, and Midjourney Wizard with a professional background in Art & Architecture. Inspired by beautiful + unlikely combinations of materials, she hopes to brighten up the internet 1 pixel at time to spark contagious curiosity & unusual delight.

@queenpixeldust

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Priit Pajos

The works of Pajos has been described as psychedelic shamanism. Fire, nature, faith and reflections on the nature of life seem to be recurring themes in his paintings. Pajos likes to paint on wood. In his later works, the physical element of burning has also been added.

pajosart.com @priit_pajos_artist

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120
2005
Medicine Men (bottom) oil on wood cm x 150 cm x 2 cm
90
2005
Pilgrims (top right) oil on wood
cm x 60 cm x 2 cm
105
2023
Golden Moth (top left) acrylic on burned wood cm x 75 cm x 1 cm

David Mason

Currently living in Truckee, California, self taught, creating my artwork. Always seeking a path of excellence and learning. Finding ways to constantly push myself and to be a great example for my young daughter. Living a creative life.

masondoesart.com @masondoesart

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2023
Horsepower (top left) color pencil, acrylic, copper leaf, and graphite on Bristol paper 76 cm x 61 cm Pioneer Town (top right) color pencil, acrylic, and graphite on Bristol paper 45.72 cm x 60.96 cm
2023
2023
Uncle Sam (bottom) color pencil, acrylic, and graphite on Bristol paper 60.96 cm x 76 cm

Leonel dos Santos

His childhood was spent in his paternal house near Cidade da Beira, Mozambique, where he was surrounded by the exuberance of Africa´s nature. From an early age, he demonstrated skills in arts, and in 2003, Leonel embarked on a new adventure: Life is his art and art is his life. leoneldossantos.com @leoneldossantos.64

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Pressure (bottom right) marble/steel 166 cm x 60 cm x 50 cm
2021
Picture of You (top right) marble/steel 115 cm x 115 cm x 35 cm 2023
2022
Man Crying (left) marble/steel 137 cm x 40 cm x 40 cm

Ana Sofía Adame Ramírez

I’m an artist of realistic portraits of humans and animals but I can also do abstract when people request it. I love making people happy and my purpose with my art is to take a lot of big smiles around the world while also transmitting a lot of good emotions in their hearts.

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Child’s Innocence oil technique 40 cm x 50 cm x 4 cm 2019

I am a North Carolina artist whose aesthetic is inspired by travel to foreign coastlines and influenced by art history. Abstract pieces allow me to explore emotions, intuition, and current events. Expression, energy, color and movement are a consistent in my pieces.

kimboriginals.com @kimboriginals

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Tickle My Fancy (bottom) acrylic, wax sticks 24 x 48 cm x 1.5 cm 2023 Beach Day (top left) acrylic 30 cm x 24 cm x 2 cm
2022
Powerful Queen (top right) acrylic 24 x 18 cm x 1.5 cm 2022

Surreal_ Dk

Priests print

60 cm x 60 cm

2023

The surrealistic world I meticulously craft resonates with a myriad of emotions. It is a place where dreams and nightmares intertwine, where the unconscious mind is brought to life. My works possess an enigmatic quality, inviting contemplation and introspection. My happy place. surreal.dk @surrealisme_dk

Andy Barrow (Andy Barrow Photography)

Untitled - part of series ‘Chasing Shadows & Light’ monochrome shot on Fuji X series using a 35mm XF f/2.0 lens & a G filter film simulation. print available on Hahnemuhle photo rag pearl A4 museum quality glicee fine art print 30 cm x 21 cm 2023

Andy, a self-taught photographer with a passion for cinema & visual. His work will be part of ‘Art on Loop’ 2023. Also his images have been featured by publications inc The Lower Block and ‘Mundial Mag’ online. His focus lies in storytelling using shadow, light & angles.

msha.ke/northchaseatelier#andy-barrow-photography @andybarrow1

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Matthias C. Eitner

Matthias Eitner stellt regelmäßig im In- und Ausland aus, hat für seine Arbeiten Auszeichnungen erhalten und an unterschiedlichen Projekten und Ausstellungskonzepten im öffentlichen Raum teilgenommen, so zuletzt am „DENKRAUM DEUTSCHLAND 2022“, Pinakothek der Moderne, München. eitner.work @matthias_eitner

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Lady of Williamsburg/ NYC laquered acrylics on canvas 80 cm x 60 cm 2020

Marcus Stewart

Marcus is an internationally published self-artist based out of Killeen, Texas. He finds beauty in the nature of life and the society we live in. With his art he seeks to interweave the different aspects of life in order to allow each piece to breathe its own breath.

@_d.stew_

ARTIST CLOSEUP | 51 The Nightingale’s
46 cm x 61 cm 2023
Song oil, graphite, color pencil and charcoal

Keoni Coleman

Keoni Coleman is an illustrator based in Richmond, Virginia with a focus in character design/concept art. An artist highly interested in what brings people together. Through his work he strives to promote positivity and wonder in the world; through fantasy stories and characters.

keonicoleartshop.com @keonicole

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Love Hangover digital art 11 cm x 14 cm 2021

Amanda Dawn

Beautiful Shapes acrylic on canvas 36 cm x 75 cm x 2 cm 2022

Yuliia Kiselova

Blue Lake. Rincon de la Vieja canvas, plaster, texture paste, acrylic, epoxy resin 80 cm x 80 cm x 2 cm 2023

My name is Yulia Kiseleva, I am an artist from Ukraine. With the outbreak of war in Ukraine, my daughter and I came to Italy under the refugee program. Now I live and work in Brembate (Bergamo). I had to start over. During this year in Italy, my works were at 8 exhibitions.

mssg.me/4qlxc @yuliiakiselova_art

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Amanda Dawn is a freelance artist and current college student from Broward County. Using bold colors and rough lines, her paintings capture the relationship between mind, body, and society. @loveamy.art

Xaos Eikona

Martine (Xaos Eikona) is a pagan and occult practitioner from North Carolina. Inspired by their former Greek Orthodox background, they use the Byzantine icon style to confront religious trauma with elements of horror and the occult, among other misunderstood themes.

facebook.com/xaoseikona @xaos__eikona

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Asmoday art markers 30 cm x 26 cm 2023

Caroline mostly paints imaginative women’s faces and fantasy animals. Her signature is strong colors and layer upon layer technique. She reuses old vintage frames and she thinks it’s important leaving the serious world behind even for a little while when she paints... ugglepost.se @studiocarolines

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Caroline
Petite Fleur acrylic on reused wooden frame 40 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm
2023

Mother and Child oil pastel

91 cm x 61 cm

2000

Amanda Britten

I am currently a stay at home mom with my art as my work. I have had a great deal of hardships in my past which can be seen in my works. Each time I draw there is an emotion driving me. I am currently doing farmer market vendor for a variety of places here in the northwest.

mercurylynn.com @mercurylynn

Mihaela Dragusel

The Need acrylic/ pastel/ charcoal on canvas

60 cm x 50 cm x 1 cm

2020

I am a graduate of The University of Arts and Design Cluj-Napoca. My love upon art, drawing and painting comes from the desire to create playful worlds, playful imaginary situations. I draw inspiration from being a mother so my artwork evolves around this subject mater.

saatchionline.com/mihadragu @mihadragu

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Abigail Kahraman

I am self taught and based in Cambridge UK. In 2007 as a teenager I had a piece of work exhibited in a young Artists exhibition in the Mall Gallery London. Illness stopped me drawing for 8 years and since picking up a pencil again I have pursued art as a career and calling.

abigailkahramanfineart.co.uk @abigailkahraman_fineart

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Solitude ink and charcoal 55 cm x 56 cm 2023

Karen Winstanley

Karen Winstanley is an award -winning realism artist based in Dover, UK, specializing in acrylics and graphite drawings. Karen strives to create realistic art that evokes feelings, cherished memories and captures the beauty of people, pets and the sea.

karenwinstanleyartworks.com @karen_winstanley_artworks

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Amanda’s Boys (top left) acrylic 30.48 cm x 40.64 cm
2023
Friends For Life (top right) graphite pencil 29.7 cm x 42 cm
2023
Pier Over Troubled Waters (bottom) acrylic 36 cm x 61 cm 2022

Juan Carlos Torres

Torres, a multimedia, abstract artist originally from Mexico City, who has found his artistic home in the vibrant Pilsen neighborhood. With over 30 years of experience, Torres’s art has been featured in institutions such as the Chicago NMMA, and PACH.

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Dreaming (bottom left) acrylic 32 cm x 26 cm x 2 cm 2022 The Color of the Spirits (right) acrylic 84 cm x 96 cm x 2 cm 2022
2022
Day Light (top left) acrylic 32 cm x 26 cm x 2 cm

Amberly D. Withers

I am a Pastry Chef, Sommelier, Cigar and Cacao enthusiast, Poet, and an all around Artist of many mediums from music to dance to drawing. One of my favorites to share is my love of capturing nature through photographic manipulations creating a new perspective and emotion.

etsy.com/shop/bayoubunniecreations @bayoubunnie13

Ash-Ron Jermakian

Self-taught - identifies with Arshile Gorky; made organic abstract landscapes while living amidst towering banyan trees in Coconut Grove circa ‘72; Individual Artists Recognition Award (1999) United Arts of Central FL -O Arts mag. feature (2000). Created art nine years in South Korea.

facebook.com/ashronart @ronjermakian108

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Salvia in Summer digital photography 12 cm x 16 cm x 5 cm 2023 Best Wishes for the New Millennium mixed - including polymer resin, gouache and glitter 61 cm x 72 cm
2000

Andreas Angleitner

Andreas Angleitner is a an Austrian-based artist from Linz and started his career in 2019. His main goal is the creation of multi-layered artworks by mixing harmonic looking combinations of colors on two different groundings - canvas and limestone. Favorite Technique: Brush andreasangleitner.com @andreasangleitner

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Techno Kid (top left) acrylic on canvas 218 cm x 198 cm x 1 cm 2023 The Goddess (top right) acrylic on canvas 217 cm x 200 cm x 1 cm 2023 Stay Connected (bottom) acrylic on canvas 215 cm x 596 cm x 1 cm 2023

Joshah Haller

Someone once remarked that photography is in my blood. That resonates with me. I don’t just take photos; creating photographic art is part of who I am. I capture moments, looking for what lies beneath the surface – the moods, emotions, and character of people and places.

joshuahallerart.com @joshuajohnhaller

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42 cm x 65 cm 2019
Blue Remembered Hills (top left) photography
65 cm x 42 cm 2017
Padmasanbhava Statue (top right) photography
44 cm x 66 cm 2017
Yilun Lhatso Lake (bottom) photography

Have always loved art. Have always created, I worked in the automotive industry for 45 years. I acquired many skills while doing this and started using my powers to make beautiful things. Made the decision to go full time before life runs out.

oilyragstudio.com.au @oilyragstudio

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2021
MONDRIAN TWIST (left) aluminum, glass, high heels 130 cm x 30 cm x 30 cm
2021
LUNA (bottom right) aluminum, perspex 86 cm x 30 cm x 30 cm
36
2023
POST APOCALYPTIC LIVING (top right) aluminum, glass
120 cm x
cm
x
39 cm

Sandra Lin

I am a queer female artist out of Colorado. I own a tattoo shop and am a tattoo artist and artist full time. I have been doing art for more than twenty years. I am married and have two amazing bonus kids that Inspire me everyday.

disruptiveinktattoos.com @_sandralintattoos

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2020
Strength (top left) ink and acrylic 183 cm x 8 cm x 22 cm
2022
Dapper (top right) acrylic 102 cm x 8 cm x 76 cm
2021
I Slay (bottom) acrylic 76 cm x 8 cm x 102 cm

Paula Maria van Unen

Paula van Unen has captivated art enthusiasts with her unique approach to creating visually stunning and emotionally evocative works. With a mastery of various mediums and an innate sense of creativity, van Unen has carved a niche for herself in the art world.

@pmuartsales

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Bouquet oil paint 40 cm x 30 cm x 3 cm
2019

TRIP

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Pamela Alfieri in arte TRIP, è una visionaria dell’arte figurativa; declina pittura e murales ed invenzioni grafiche. “Datemi una tela e la faccio parlare; datemi un muro e lo farò urlare!” Il visitatore non potra’ che immergersi in un viaggio di colori e persuasioni. pamela-alfieri.com @pamela73_alfieri FEED ME (top left) acrylic 150 cm x 100 cm x 4 cm 2023 STOLEN (bottom) acrylic 100 cm x 150 cm x 4 cm 2022 IO ESISTO (top right) acrylic 100 cm x 100 cm x 4 cm 2023

Robert Bared

Bared is a Paris based artist who successfully exhibits his rain photography entitled “Rain Painting”. “My taste is for an aesthetic of beauty – a sensitive beauty, neither impersonal nor futile. I believe that hedonism does not contradict my penchant for a meditative life ” robertbared.com @robert_bared_paris

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digital photography 40 cm
60 cm 2017
Small Scattered Fires (top left)
x
digital photography 41 cm
62 cm 2017
Carnival (bottom)
x
digital photography 40 cm
60 cm 2017
To Hail a Taxi (top right)
x

Sunnie C.

Sunnie is a Taiwanese artist living in Australia. She likes to use colors to create and express the feelings through art. “I hope my art can touch people’s hearts and make them feel something”

@sunnie.c924

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Lady Surrounded by Gold paint 50 cm x 40 cm x 4 cm 2023

Tein Lucasson

L’Animorphe transforms old masters and attempts to repurpose fragments from history that we humans aren’t particularly proud of. Animals are more authentic storytellers according to Tein. For the full experience, please follow on Instagram (music is only added there).

lanimorphe.com @lanimorphe @tein_lucasson

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2016
Mr Stripe digital art (photoshop not Ai) 60 cm x 90 cm x 3 cm

9 cm x 12 cm

2022

I’m a self taught artist, born and raised in Harlem, NYC. I started drawing at the age of six, sketching cartoon characters from television. Then drawing people’s faces at 16, I studied Alfonse Mucha and Norman Rockwell.

@earlkasim

Roya Yazdi

Devotion

mixed medial 91 cm x 91 cm x 3 cm

2023

I am a self taught abstract artist based in Los Angeles, inspired by Mother Nature and been fascinated by art since childhood. I started painting in 2015 and have not stopped exploring since. I like using bold and bright colors with mixed media and lots of texture in my work.

royayazdiart.com @royayazdiart

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Kasim
Aretha Franklin Portrait graphite on toned paper

Arts by CK

Constance Koningsberger (Arts by CK) is a photographer and artist based in the Netherlands. She successfully graduated in May 2023 at the Fotoacademie in Amsterdam. Her most recent ongoing series is called Body.

arts-by-ck.nl @arts_by_ck

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Fluidity (top left) digital photography - Hahnemühle
2022
Photo Rag Baryta on dibond 90 cm x 60 cm x 2 cm Bodylines (bottom) digital photography - Hahnemühle
2022
Photo Rag Baryta on dibond 30 cm x 45 cm x 2 cm The Greek Goddess (top right) digital photography - Hahnemühle
2022
Photo Rag Baryta on dibond 90 cm x 60 cm x 2 cm

Hey my name is KJ Williams, and I am a Christian spray paint artist using my talent to reach all kinds of people and inspire them to have a relationship with god.

kerrionwilliams.artspan.com @kerrion_williams

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KJ
Untitled (top left) spray paint 36 cm x 48 cm 2023 Untitled (bottom) spray paint 30 cm x 36 cm 2023 Calm Hulk (top right) spray paint 36 cm x 48 cm 2023

Sarah Oates

I’m a self taught painter who uses bright acrylics within contemporary portraits. I admire Henri Matisse and his predecessors, Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin with their brilliant use of colour and emphasis on linear pattern and shapes. My women can take on a character of their own.

@oates6706

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Bird Whispers (bottom right) acrylic 100 cm x 75 cm x 1.5 cm 2023 Plum Scarf (top right) acrylic 50 cm x 40 cm x 3.5 cm 2023 Blue (left) acrylic 41 cm x 31 cm x 4 cm 2023

L’Shea Malloy

Born in the USA, L’Shea is a freelance illustrator and owner of LSM Art Productions. His style is graphic and minimalistic reminiscent of classic animation. His artwork reflects his interest in various pop cultures, vast imagination, and speaks to the audience’s “child at heart”. lsmartpro.com @lsmalloy

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2022
2022
Detectives Snooper and Blabber (bottom right)
digital
cm x
cm
Nights!
Bring Your
Dreams!
(top right)
digital 22 cm x 28 cm
22 cm
28 cm 2021
My Ham Ham! Hamtaro! (left)
digital
x

Petra Penz

Immersing in arts her whole life, the German artist Petra Penz explores boundless creativity through abstract painting. Her works engage emotions, employing bold colors and brushstrokes. Each painting invites introspection, transcending boundaries and igniting self-discovery.

petrapenz.art @petrapenzabstract

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2022
Visible No. 03 (top left) acrylic on canvas 100 cm x 100 cm x 2 cm
2022
Morija No. 09 (bottom) acrylic on canvas 160 cm x 150 cm x 2 cm
2022
Obstacles No. 09 (top right) acrylic on canvas 190 cm x 100 cm x 2 cm

I have been painting for two years, and my work is inspired by my Celtic heritage, love of magic, and my belief in the power of manifestation. My paintings often feature images of astrology, abstract ideas, and symbols from my spiritual background.

artist-broom-closet.com @artist_broom_closet

Lauren is an intuitive Fine Artist inspired by the human condition. She enjoys the challenge of visually exploring humanity’s connection to the unseen realms, resulting in colourful, symbolic paintings, which often seem to speak to the inner child and/or creative self within us.

laurensebastian.com @theartoflauren

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Kole Peterson
Grow and Expand watercolor and metallic pens 30 cm x 22 cm 2022 Lauren Sebastian On Fire acrylic on canvas 100 cm x 100 cm x 3 cm 2023

Lucas Stoffel

Lucas Stoffel was recognized by GLAAD as a top LGBTQ+ artist, winner of the Starving Artist Award, and featured artist at amFar Gala. He was on the cover of Next Magazine, and had exhibits at the Art Directors Club, The Prince George Gallery, GalleryBar, & New World Stages. lucasstoffel.com @lucasstoffel

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2021
Citadel Lantern Dance (top left) acrylic
122
cm x 182 cm x 4 cm Kyoto Butterfly (top right) acrylic 122 cm x 182 cm x 4 cm
2023
Prince George Gallery Exhibition (bottom) acrylic 2021

Richard F. Fuertes

My name is Richard F. Fuertes. Born and Raised in San Narciso Zambales, Philippines. I love to sing, dance, paint, and play the piano. My Healing with Art is to express my deepest emotions. Healing for my wounded emotions and traumatic experiences. Healing through Art. richardffuertes.com @richardf.fuertes

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2022
The Dancer (top left) mixed media 48 cm x 48 cm x 3 cm Black and White (top right) acrylic on canvas 24 cm x 36 cm x 2 cm 2023 Healing for Ukraine (bottom) mixed media 48 cm x 48 cm x 3 cm 2022

Eirun Hovde

I am an fine art artist based in Oslo, Norway. Educated from Florence Academic of art, RISD and Nydalen art school in Norway, I work with oil, acrylic and soft pastel.

@art.eirunhovde

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Silent (top left) soft pastel 40 cm x 30 cm 2023 Sunset (top right) soft pastel 40 cm x 30 cm 2023 Sea (bottom) soft pastel 40 cm x 30 cm 2023

Susan Haley

Susan Haley is a professional watercolour artist based in Australia and Europe. Her work ranges from wildlife images to pet portrait commissions. She has exhibited in Sydney and the San Diego Watercolour Society. Though her passion is animals, she also enjoys painting landscapes.

@susanhaleyart

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2022
Walter (top left) watercolour with white gouache 51 cm x 36 cm x 1 cm Queen of the Ocean (top right) watercolour with white gouache 36 cm x 51 cm x 1 cm 2022 Autumn Surf (bottom) watercolour 36 cm x 51 cm x 1 cm
2022

Joseph Andrew

Joseph Andrew is a master storyteller, with the ability to create captivating pieces across various mediums. Joseph Andrew’s drawings, showcases self exploration through ever-expanding creativity. He challenges perceptions, and weaves thought provoking narratives.

@josephandrewart

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2022
New York Social (top right) pen on paper 5 cm x 5 cm
2023
Insomnia (bottom) pen on paper 5 cm x 5 cm
2021
Maleficiam (top left) pen on paper 10.2 cm x 10.2 cm

Mary La Rue Winter

I started to paint in high school and have never stopped. Even through dark times I have always been drawn to the canvas. I spent years in the advertising field and only since I moved to Montana have I really started to devote myself to painting. Moving past fear and painting. bluecrowcreative.com @laruewinter_gallery

LaQuentis Woodard

ARTIST CLOSEUP | 82 Art the Love ... LaQuentis Woodard... Moving like water.. when I’m n zone.. Closer to my soul.. As Art Flows.. Grows.... Alien Life. Comics Coming soon.. DZ3..Art LiFe... NEVER Give Up On Your DREAMS...! @laquentiswoodard
Love 9 cm x 11 cm x 23 cm 2023
Lost Reservations watercolor and gouache 68 cm x 53 cm x 1 cm 2022

Alison Venanzi

Graduate from USC in Art History after changing from the BFA program. Worked in various galleries, auction houses and with professional artists. Currently working on oil paintings which have sold and are being displayed in cafes in Joshua Tree, CA.

@alisonvenanzi

Caleb Carr

Caleb Carr is a freelance artist based in Colorado. He owns a small business through which he takes commissions for all different projects. His passions include animals, spending town outdoors and creating, often finding ways to combine all three.

calebscreativearts.com

@calebs_creative_arts

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One with the Herd acrylic on canvas 61 cm x 122 cm x 3 cm 2023 3 Krispy Kremes oil on canvas 28 cm x 36 cm 2023

Mons Jorgensen

Mons Jorgensen is a multidisciplinary artist based in London & Athens. Her work is grounded in European myths, legends and fairy tales which she combines with everyday narratives and bigger social subject matter. She paints, prints, draws and makes use of props, masks and her own body to create still and moving images. Her ideas are playfully bounced between the different media and in the process, she articulates her thoughts in her idiosyncratic visual language.

monsjorgensen.com @monsjorgensen

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And She Cried, and She Cried, and She Cried. The End (left) mixed media
cm x 50 cm x 200 cm 2023
Stag & Keeper (top right) mixed media
129
cm x 78 cm x 3 cm 2023 Spring Guides (bottom right) mixed media 129 cm x 80 cm x 3 cm 2023

Loona Love

Loona is an independent female artist that makes sexually explicit teenager art with a twist and strong opinion towards sexual freedom and interracial themes. She is originally born in the Netherlands, but her heritage is originally Indian and South American. Psychiatric art.

moonshineflower.wixsite.com/pinktent/shop @loonalaavalove

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30 cm x 30 cm
2 cm 2021
Porn Style Free Love (top left)
pencil and paint
x
pencil and paint 30 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm 2021
Raw Sex on Tantra Pillow Alien Skin Colors (top right)
30 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm 2021
Small Big People Interracial Sex (bottom)
pencil and paint

Keolagg

Artist based in Italy. I prefer to remain Anonymous.

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@keolagg
Childhood Toy oil on canvas 50 cm x 40 cm x 1 cm 2021 - 2023

Anastasija Komarnyckyj

Anastasija Komarnyckyj’s career as a visual artist began post gaining a BA of Creative Industries as a mature aged student. Although predominantly a painter, her art’s practice encompasses a range of media. Her work explores the natural environment and identity and culture.

komarnyckyj.com @akstudiogallery

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2019
Hope (bottom) pit fired porcelain ceramic eggs upon a nest of natural grasses and twigs 10 cm x 80 cm x 55 cm
2020
The Bend in the Road (top left) oil on canvas 71 cm x 68 cm x 4 cm
2022
Dawn Flight (top right) oil on canvas 143 cm x 90 cm x 2.5 cm

Andriette Chrisoleen

Andriette Chrisoleen, a Dutch artist, creates Abstract Art with a Touch of Realism. Inspired by the beauty of nature and the limitless possibilities of the imagination, she uses a variety of media to create art that invites the viewer into a World of Wonder and Possibility.

ac-avenue.com @andriettechrisoleen

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50 cm
50 cm
cm 2023
Ignited Passion (top left) acrylic and oil paint
x
x 4
90 cm x 90 cm x 4 cm 2023
Waves of Wonder (top right) acrylic and oil paint
70 cm x 100 cm
4 cm 2023
Sweet Abduction (bottom) acrylic and oil paint
x

Tiina Alanen

Capturing the light - real and symbolic - is essential in her art. She lost one of her sons in an accident. “Some bring so much light into the world that the light remains long after they are gone.” She would like to bring light and hope with her art.

tiinaalanenart.com @art.tiinaalanen

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You will be Safe (top left) acrylic on canvas 81 cm x 65 cm x 2 cm 2023 You may be the Light (bottom) acrylic on canvas 40 cm x 40 cm x 1.5 cm 2023 Diamond (top right) acrylic on canvas 100 cm x 80 cm x 1.5 cm 2023

Diana Knepper

I was born and raised in Romania. I moved to Germany when I was about 22 where I remained until today. I have a desk job but art, colour and emotions have always been by my side. My art is my sidekick, my alter ego. The place where I can just be.

halokunst-knepper.de @dianaknepperart

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2023
The Sin (left) oil on panel 80 cm x 60 cm x 3 cm The Man in the Mirror (top right) oil on panel 80 cm x 60 cm x 3 cm 2023 The Red Haired (bottom right) oil on panel 80 cm x 60 cm x 3 cm 2023

Andrea Shearing

Looking InLooking Out acrylic on MDF 61 cm x 80 cm x 15 cm 2018

Andrea trained at Edinburgh College of Art. She makes 2D and 3D freestanding images based on specific locations painted in acrylic on MDF. Andrea exhibits nationally and internationally and has many awards. She won a solo exhibition in London based on H2O, a subject she is passionate about. andreashearing.com @andreashearing

Kelsey Gilman

From a young age Kelsey has been fascinated with figure drawings and paintings. After being a portrait artist, she decided to start painting fashion inspired vintage models. She learned formal painting and drawing from Milan Art Institute in 2017.

kelseygilmanfineart.com

@kelseygilman.fineart

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Fancy Freda oil on panel 25 cm x 20 cm x 4 cm 2023

Brittany Ellis

Brittany lives and works in Houston, Texas where she was born and raised. She obtained her BFA in 2021 from the Academy of Art University. Combining painting and sculpture she creates celestial 3D relief narratives that explore concepts of space.

hollowdolls.com @brittelinc

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2023
The Cambrian Explosion (top left) acrylic, ink, glitter 91 cm x 61 cm x 4 cm Earth’s Future (bottom left) acrylic, ink, glitter 60.96 cm x 45.72 cm x 4 cm
2023
2023
Tales of the Jurassic Period (right) acrylic, ink, glitter 60.96 cm x
45.72 cm x 4 cm

Katharina Dustmann

PHOTOGRAPHY – PAINTING WITH LIGHT. Perception, dialogue and creation. As a painter I create and as a photographer I discover compositions.

kd-art-media.de @katharinadustmann

Where the light lives in the water No 14 “WATER FLOAT” (top left) photo of an algae carpet on a duck pond without ducks in Italy. high quality glicée pigment print on cotton linen canvas with xxl frame 80 cm x 140 cm

Where the light lives in the water No 28 “AM KURHAUS“ (top right) photo of the Kurhaus in Wiesbaden as a reflection in the lake, in the evening sun. metallic photo on Alu Dibond, behind acrylic glass in ultraHD. 90 cm x 160 cm

Where the light lives in the water No 17 “WHATS UP” (bottom) photo in Lake Garda, plants under water- photo, color processed. glicée print FineArt on Alu Dibond 120 cm x 70 cm

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Stefanie Ruprechter

-Fachschule für Kunsthandwerk für Vergolder u Malerei|-ab 2004 freischaffend künstlerisch tätig -Freien Kunstschule |Ausstellungen: Toni-Knapp-Haus, Galerie Augenblick, Galerie Unterlechner, |KSM Galerie in Wien, Stroke Art Fair, München, Artig- Kunstpreis, Galerie Nothburga.

naturlieb-kunst.com/post/strings-and-planets @stefani.ruprecht.art

Die multidimensionale Seele manifestiert sich in jedem Tropfen des holografischen Universums”” acryl, gouache, collage und interferenzfarbe auf holz 66 cm x 100 cm x 2 cm

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2023

Marina Scarmato

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Marina emerges as a visionary rising star within the art world, captivating the hearts of the international community. With her mesmerizing talent and creative prowess, she enchants viewers, weaving an enchanting tapestry of artistic brilliance.

marinascarmato.com @marinascar

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Hey Benji (top left) acrylic, rhinestones, eco friendly fabric 122 cm x 86.4 cm x 5 cm True Love (top right) prop money, acrylic, rhinestones 122 cm x 86.4 cm x 5 cm Good Taste (top bottom) acrylic, rhinestones 122 cm x 122 cm x 5 cm

Elsa Gary Photography

My mixed media art is created from traditional photographs that I transform via select apps into exciting abstract images that are not pre-envisioned. The final products bear no resemblance to the original source material except for color. The results are always unexpected!

elsagaryphotography.com @elsagaryphotography

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2022
PARROT HEAD mixed media high gloss metal print 51 cm x 51 cm

Blissy is a Philadelphia-based emerging artist whose pop art pieces explore her deep appreciation for the beauty and complexity of life. While navigating the intersection of the bold & playful with the dark & serious, she strives to create art that is both playful and profound.

blissyart.com @_blissyart

You NEED Me (top left) acrylic on wood panel 41 cm x 51 cm x 2 cm 2023 HER (top right) acrylic on canvas 61 cm x 51 cm x 4 cm 2023 FOREVER (bottom) acrylic on canvas 38 cm x 76 cm x 4 cm 2023
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Komowe Adebukonla Awosanmi Ojetyu

Alaafia (blessings to you in Yoruba). My name is Komowe and I’m Delaware born and raised. I specialize in abstract surrealism pieces both digital and paint. Creating art is a truth that I put into the world and to see other feel I’ve heard their own story through my eyes.

codenamekomowe.com @codenamekomowe

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digital art 18 cm x 20 cm x 1 cm 2021
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