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Charlotte A. Cornish Aomi Kikuchi Robert Concienne Earl Rina Arati Reddy-Devlin Gustavs Filipsons Jae Young Park Woolscape - Our Twisted Hero | W:91.00 H:117.00 D:2.50 cm | by Jae Young Park | AW595658286

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Charlotte A. Cornish Natalie Demina Elena Gaston-Nicolas Anthony Santomauro Rachelle Pierre-Louis Michael Goulding Aomi Kikuchi Shirin Moayya Robert Concienne Britta Ortiz


Earl Rina Vera Kober Cher Pruys Nadra Jacob Art Is Life, Life Is Art Bahareh Khezri Silvia Schmidtova Arati Reddy-Devlin Carmen Cecilia Rusu Carol Brown Studios


Afsoon Shahriari Pedro Sousa Louro Pompeyo Curbelo Martin Gustavs Filipsons German Bustamante Kaoru Shibuta Jae Young Park Igor Prokop Yang Yi-Shiang Kimberly Berg


Jane Baldridge Saeid Emkani Athina Soultani


Hi all; It is great to reach you here again! Living in the era of a pandemic, global lockdown and social distancing have become our new normal, even in the art world. Nowadays, feeling normal like before seems a distant sweet dream, and just when we thought it is going to be normal again, a new mutation of COVID-19 surprised us all. If you are looking to stay sane and keep your mental safety, a creative way is to expand your mind's horizons by diving into the magni cent world of visual arts. At rst, you may nd many contrasting senses and recognize visual stories of your life in the works. You may even wish not to go forward, but stay with us a bit longer, continue to turn the pages, and watch a few more visual stories. You will see the resilience of our species in a time of despair, nd hope, and may even maintain your belief in happy-ending for the ongoing story of our life. Now, it is the time to choose as at this moment forward, when we genuinely wake up, we can change the world for the better, this time for every living creature and not just our race. Wish you all the best! Good luck with your artistic challenges in 2021. Warm Regards; Maryam A. Mardani Chief Editor OBSERVICA observica.com


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Indented Square (Mirror) Mosaic Art, Mirror Art on Board - Wood W:47 H:61 cm 2007 Cha rlot t e A. Cornish

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Charlotte A. Cornish Drawing, Painting, Crafts, Mosaic Art

Beginning with Mosaics & Drawings in 2007 Devon UK attending my rst participatory exhibition with Mosaics in Exeter Devon then the Devon Open in 2008 plus joining British Association of Modern Mosaics & the UK Pencil Society started with my paintings in 2017. Further information can be found via the following links where the vendor takes 35% of the sale price other costs are inclusive of the Postage & Packing: https://www.saatchiart.com/account/artworks/717828 https://www.saatchiart.com/lottiecornish Education My rst Competition at Primary School of Ms Easterbrook's dog 'Jonesy' - Took Art as a subject gaining a Grade1 other quali cations include BTEC diplomas to University Study Exhibitions 2008- International Year of Planet Earth Exhibition 5th May - 28th June 2008- Devon Open Studios 2008 - 13th - 21st September 2009- 'Music of The Eye' Exhibition At The Corrinium Museum Cirencester Gloucester 2009 - 6th March until the 2nd May 2009 2009- 'Heavens Above' Exhibition At The Opus Mosaic Gallery Exeter Devon - May 25th - July 25th 2009

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Life On The Beach (Mirror) | Mosaic Art, Mirror Art on Board - Wood | W:54 H:54 cm | 2016 | AW127850040

Charlotte A. Cornish: The contemporary mosaic "Contemporary art is much more mosaic than you can imagine.", explained in 2017 in an interview on Artribune Alfonso Panzetta, curator of the Biennial of Contemporary Mosaic in Ravenna, an exhibition dedicated to mosaic technique, with an eye to its manifestations in contemporary art. "Mosaic is everywhere; you just have to start recognizing it. Today the mosaic is made with di erent objects than the tile. In this sense, the tile has undergone a metamorphosis. Using objects to compose a gure, as occurs in assembly or accumulation, is a concept inherited from the mosaic technique. It also exists in painting, in the fragmentation of the brushstroke or even in the more technical concept of pixels". This observation immediately contextualizes the work of Charlotte A. Cornish, an eclectic English artist active in various elds (drawing, painting, crafts, design, digital art, fashion, graphics, illustration, sculpture, public art), who makes an integral part of her creative production through the art of mosaics, con rming the relevance of this artistic genre. The artist began to approach this technique in 2007, with the idea of producing a selection of works that were immediately readable and that emit colored re ections with the light and with this intent, after the rst period in which she focused on marble inserts, she approached the glass, a fascinating material in its versatility, with a long artistic and symbolic tradition behind it. The combination of fragments of tiles and glass tesserae creates an impression of movement and three-dimensionality of the mosaic surface that acquires a sculptural value, while the refraction of light, always di erent according to the alternation of light sources at other times of the day and of the inclination of the work, expands its range of action on an environmental scale. The idea of re ection appears central in the series entitled "Mirror", consisting of shaped mirrors surrounded by splinters of tiles and glass paste inserts, selected based on texture and color. These combinations create a point-like and vibrant chromatic mixture, which the eye perceives as gradations and shades.


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The grounded and unifying element of these works is light, which becomes an all-encompassing experience and adamantine thought. At the same time, the expressive value is entrusted to the chromatic and tactile research of materials. Light, an intangible but physically perceptible element, is the essence of the visible and functions as a perceptive gateway that makes it possible to overcome form to arrive at the pure sensation. In light, matter loses consistency and weight to exist as a pure image, in which oating signs are suspended in space and time. The Mosaic is used here as a medium of lines, signs, and colors in which a mysterious visual memory is concealed, a sort of extension in the presence of things and the simultaneous persistence of archetypes taken from various visual cultures. Today, Mosaic is a syncretic discipline that places itself at the crossroads of traditional knowledge and languages bearing di erent identities that become essential vehicles of exchange with current events. In fact, Charlotte A. Cornish's works incorporate suggestions and stylistic features from various historical periods (starting from the inevitable oriental reference to Byzantine mosaic art to arrive at Art Deco and Futurism) translated into a superior uniformity of language, which re ects the stylistic coherence of the author. Each work expresses a precise emotional setting and derives from the artist's sensory approach to a landscape in which she recognizes herself or her memory. References to nature recur, which is evoked by combinations of tesserae in which di erent shades of abstraction and guration coexist: the leaves, owers, earth, water, and sky are stimulated through their chromatic vibrations, which visually synthesize a complex impression in which the intuitions of our perceptive organs and the abstract idea that they have produced over time in our imagination converge. Simultaneously, the gurative inserts, overly stylized to the point of sometimes being assimilated to abstract signs, return the same perception due to the millennial process of creative appropriation through which man has developed di erent visual codes to interpret natural forms. Talking about the works in the "Mirror" series, we could also speak of settings because these artworks refer to the time and place where the artist created them, where the viewer is invited to immerse himself with his mind and gaze. As suggested by the title, another central element of these works is precisely the mirror, which re-introduces all the multiform variability of life that ows back into the mosaic's crystallized harmony. The re ecting power of the mirror returns the observer's image, forcing him to a confrontation, as a sort of memento mori, and at the same time reverberates the diversity of human identity that propagates in the dust of mirrored tiles. But the continuity of life is also manifested in the mirror's attitude to create impossible spaces and generate images that could turn into something else. In her work, Charlotte A. Cornish seems to want to overshadow the artwork itself and suggests to the viewer to do the same, giving up the vain re ection of one's ego to use the mirror as a device for dissolving the self into the natural elements that follow the decomposition process carried out by the mosaic tiles that surround it.

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The Shield (Mirror) Mosaic Art, Mosaic Work on Board - Wood W:33 H:20 cm 2020 Cha rlot t e A. Cornish

Cut sized pieces of Mirror with Vitreous Glass, Gold link Glass Tiles, Marbled Tile Glass, Dot Glass, Murano Glass & Hand Made Ceramic Tiles sealed onto a treated wooden surface with chain xed to hang or leave to free stand as heavy.

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Life in The Ocean (Mirror) Mosaic Art, Mirror Art on Board - Wood W:48 H:62 cm 2012 Cha rlot t e A. Cornish

Quality Mirror cut with my own unique design, Turkish Glass, Other various glass pieces, beads & unique individual made tiles plus 11 Onyx gemstones xed into a special mixture that is set onto a treated surface - Ready with attachments.

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Amber of Autumn Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:50 H:50 D:2 cm 2020 Na t a lie D emina

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Natalie Demina Painting

Born on January 31, 1974 in Dresden, Germany. My mother was an architect by profession and there was always a creative atmosphere at home, since she was not able to realize herself in the profession, she created at home. Even in nature, the family went with an easel. As a child, I received a musical education in the piano class, and later received a higher technical education at the Polytechnic University. She turned to painting after the tragic death of her mother in 2004, when she took all her art materials to her home. I suddenly had a passionate desire to paint pictures and I only took the tool already knew what the picture would be about, and the brush itself deduced the ideas born in my head. It was from this moment that my creative search began. I graduated from an online art school in Saint Petersburg in two areas: oil painting and drawing, and took live master classes with Oleg Buiko in Moscow and Nadezhda Ilina in Saint Petersburg. I am still searching for interesting and original experience in oil painting techniques. In my work, I develop in two directions: these are light, almost airy paintings written with thin layers of oil paint, and on the contrary – colorful and pasty works. But all of them are United by a powerful bright message to the open world, they seem to want to charge everyone with their life-giving energy! This is what I see as my mission: to transmit the energy of Beauty, Life itself, and Creation from my canvas! Recent Achievements 2020- Bronze diploma Fiestalonia Milenio art competition "Dali´s Mustache", Lloret de Mar, Spain 2020- 2nd place International Festival "GOLDEN TIME TALENT" 16 season 2020- Winner of Biafarin Award and Finalist in 6th edition of Prisma Art Prize, Rome, Italy Recent Exhibitions 2020- Colors of Humanity Art Gallery "Landscapes" Pennsylvania United States 2020- exhibition at the Nizhny Novgorod State Exhibition Complex “Freedom of Creativity” 2019- Exhibition at the Nizhny Novgorod State Exhibition Complex “Freedom of Creativity” 2019- The IACC “BWW of the Diveevo Municipal District” 2019- The Dzerzhinsky Krayevedcheskiy Museum

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Re ection of Autumn Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:50 H:50 cm 2020 Na t a lie D emina

Autumn is the most colorful time of the year! There are so many shades of gold, purple and ocher that you will be surprised at such a wild imagination of nature. Perhaps even the artist's richest palette is incapable of accurately re ecting these hues. And only the surface of the lake is able to catch them and become a guide of this beauty to the water world.

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Witchcraft Autumn Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:50 H:50 D:2 cm 2020 Na t a lie D emina

The painting shows a night lake, which re ects the colorful autumn leaves. And over the reservoir, the fog rises bizarrely. It feels as if a magic potion is being brewed in this lake, which the invisible mistress - Autumn interferes with a snag-ladle...

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Crossing big waters in search of the new world Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas W:45 H:59 D:4 cm 2020 Elena Ga st onNic ola s

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Elena Gaston-Nicolas Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media

Guardian of the planet. Multidimensional Artist and Soul’s Ambassador, Light keeper. My 80’s Eleneusinos sketches, culminated with Astrakt Art Orderation in 2004. I articulate my work around The Three Ways of Spiritual Knowledge: The Alchemical Way, the Priestly Way and the Way of the Warrior. My Ashrams (Artists Books) are the support on which I organize myself. In the Series Goodness, Truth and Beauty (Healing the Roots) I try to seek elementals beings: gnomes, sylphs, undines and salamanders I have learned that in Nature is all there is to know. I grew up next to the mountains. That gives me a special sensitivity towards nature. Travels across Europe have broadened my horizons. I studied Fine Arts and Sculpture in Barcelona University. I have been teaching art since my son born. He is 26. I work n protection and conservation of Natural Biotopes, artistic organizations and theater groups. Also in Educational Reform and Experimentation Projects. Ancient Greece, Renaissance, and Encyclopedic thinking; Surrealism, Informalism, Abstract expressionism and later Transvanguardia, Land Art, Fluxus & Performance; Impressionism, fauvism, expressionism and Metaphysical Art are my references. I am Classica, oneiric, immediate and whole-hearte I was born to embrace the earth that gives us inconceivable things. Live life!

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Atlas Cedar. Flaming Shrub Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas W:59 H:78 D:2 cm 2018 Elena Ga st onNic ola s

The Lebanese Cedar that my brother planted at the entrance to the meadow that leads to the shepherd's hut where we grew up has become colossal these past forty years. A lightning bolt has injured it but it is still undisturbed guarding the valley at the foot of the Forca rock. Always faithful to himself, he keeps his essence and his inner strength, illuminating everything with his constancy, patience, perseverance and determination to his sacred mission.He has endured the angriest winds with his tender, deep and unique gaze which speaks without words

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October moon. Las frontier. Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas W:62 H:50 D:1 cm 2020 Elena Ga st onNic ola s

Nighttime at full sun at the french border of the Aragon Valley in Spain. It is part of the series Goodness, Truth and Beauty and the sub-series Embraces of Light and Strength. The moon lights up the night with its half-slice... the half-slice of the night is in the curtain of its morning awakening.

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Anthony Santomauro Painting, Drawing, Graphics

Anthony Santomauro, born in New York City, resides in Fair eld, CT since 1976. An artist for over 45 years, he works in pastel, charcoal, and acrylic. His professional career began 1975 with 1st Prize in the Juried Annual Exhibit of The Sumter S. C. Artist Guild with “Massimo” followed be a One Man Exhibition.  Thereafter he received prizes in the Annual Exhibit of the S. C. State Fair, Sumter S.C. Iris Festival , 9th Young Artist Association of Fair eld Exhibit, and several CT Classic Artists Annual Exhibits. Studying drawing at Silvermine Guild of Artists in New Canaan, CT, he was awarded the Faculty 1st Prize in drawing at the Annual Juried Student Exhibition of Silvermine School of Arts in 1998, 2000 and 2001.  He is a member of the Easton Arts Council, Easton, Fair eld County Arts Association, Westport Arts Center, Artist Collective of Westport and The Art/Place , Fair eld, CT and the Circle Foundation for the Arts, Lyons, France. In 2009 he was elected to Artist Membership in the Salmagundi Club, NYC where he exhibits annually in juried shows. He served as a member of the Salmagundi Club Board of Directors, Corresponding Secretary of its Executive Council and on its Admissions Committee.  Salmagundi awards include 2009 Mortimer H. Freehof Award for “Japanese Girl” (pastel), 126th Annual Members’ Exhibition,  2010 Honorable Mention for “Moon Fall” (pastel) , Historic Black and White Exhibition: 2014 Hugh P. Botts Award "Massimo" (paste), Historic Black and White Exhibition, Honorable Mention in Circle Foundation for the Arts (CFA) Artist of the Year Competitionj,2020, and Certi cation of Excellence in CFA Art in the Time of Coronavirus. He has been published in Spotlight 20 Contemporary Art Magazine , 2020.Major art exhibitions include 1975 Sumter Art Gallery; 2004 Artist of the Month St. Joseph’s Manor; 2011 Directors Choice Exhibit The Walsh Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts, Fair eld University, Fair eld, CT; 2014 Salmagundi Patron’s Gallery exhibit; 2017 Solo Exhibit of ‘Master Works” in Salmagundi Main Upper Gallery., multiple Artist Collective of Westport POP Up Shows. Anthony Santomauro is a realistic artist whose detailed pastels, highly technical drawings and strong yet sensitive paintings merge feelings with visual reality. He uses portraits of humans and animals to explore the variety and intensity of the human emotional experience. The observers are initially engaged by the exquisitely beautiful realistic details of each piece, but eventually are involved in an intense relationship which draws them into the domain and creativity of the artist’s mind. Whether it is beauty, rage, melancholy, malevolence or goodness, they are emerged into the world, power and emotion of each of his creations.

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Tuk Tuk Dreams Painting, Acrylic on Canvas W:58 H:58 cm 2020 Ant hony Sa nt oma uro

Cambodian boy resting in his Tuk Tuk dreaming about what his future will be. AW810086331


Love Painting, Acrylic on Canvas W:28.75 H:42.50 cm 2011 Ra c helle PierreLouis

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Rachelle Pierre-Louis Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting

Rachelle Pierre-Louis, also known as Rach, is a Philadelphia based multimedia artist. Born in 1982 in Port-Au Haiti, she began her career as a self-taught artist before earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. At the age of 6, Rach started drawing after she saw a sketch her cousin created. She fell in love with the details of it all. From that point, her passion for art was birth. She exhibited an appreciation for art. In high school, she began using the walls in her room as a canvas to exhibit her artistic aspirations. She also started selling her art to classmates. The type of art she enjoys performing is painting, where she utilizes oil and acrylic. She also enjoys drawing using pencil, pen and charcoal. After perfecting her skills in painting and drawing, she used those same skills for freehand style tattooing. Rach also does graphic and T-shirt designing. After high school, she began working freelance for a printing company in Philadelphia, PA. In 2001 she decided to pursue her education at the Hussian School of Art, majoring in Graphic Design. Throughout her Baccalaureate training, she continued expressing her talents through various forms of design. Upon completion of her degree, she started working for a T-shirt printing company that led as a gateway into Tattooing in 2005. In 2007 she worked for a tattoo shop in Philadelphia, PA. She was able to travel to di erent cities tattooing and exploring another form of art. In 2010 she collaborated with her business partner and opened an art gallery in Philadelphia, PA. It’s called, A Poet Art Gallery is a small intimate space for artists. Her work has opened many doors for her, allowing her to create eternal forms of art and touching the lives of those around her. Her art re ects a very raw, intense and uid sense of emotion. Her paintings are a window into areas of life we rarely take the time to notice. Through vivid color and unconventional lines, she asks her audience to look deeper into the work allowing them a front seat at originality. One thing Rach is sure of is that she wants to make a di erence in the lives of the youth all around the world through the arts. This would have a great impact and reassure them that it is okay to be unique and creative and possess positive self-expression.

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Groove with me Painting, Acrylic on Board W:26.50 H:39.75 cm 2009 Ra c helle Pierre-Louis

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Sound and Movement Painting, Acrylic on Canvas W:18 H:24 cm 2010 Ra c helle Pierre-Louis

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Red Panda LXIII Photography, Digital Photography on Photo Paper W:35.56 H:27.94 cm 2020 Mic ha el Goulding

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Michael Goulding Photography

I have been engaged in art for nearly my entire life. I have worked in a variety of media and focused on a number of subjects, all with the purpose of creating something beautiful. Ultimately that journey led me to focus on the beauty of the female form as viewed through black and white photography. My work celebrates the beauty of the female form and spirit. I strive for my art to uplift the spirit and inspire an appreciation for the beauty of life. My aesthetic sense springs from wonder at the variety and mystery of the body’s physical reality as well as its ability to be transformed into abstractions. I think the world would be a better place if we all focused more of our attention on creating and appreciating beauty. Although I greatly enjoy exhibiting my artwork, over the last several years, I have focused my attention on publishing my artwork in order to reach a wider audience with whom to share it. My studio is located in the United States, in Takoma Park, which is within the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area. I have exhibited my artwork in venues across North America, Europe, and Asia. I have received multiple awards and have had my artwork published in numerous publications on art or featuring art photography. My work has also been licensed for use by musical artists for compact disc covers and related promotional materials. I am an artist certi ed by the Museum of the Americas, United States, and am an A liate Artist of the Circle Foundation for the Arts, France. I am currently represented by FotoNostrum, Mediterranean House of Photography, Spain.

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Aileen CXXXV Photography, Digital Photography on Photo Paper W:35.56 H:27.94 cm 2020 Mic ha el Goulding

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Red Panda XXV Photography, Digital Photography on Photo Paper W:35.56 H:27.94 cm 2019 Mic ha el Goulding

Price includes the photo matted, unframed. I strive for my art to uplift the spirit and inspire appreciation for the beauty of life.

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Red Panda CI Photography, Digital Photography on Photo Paper W:35.56 H:27.94 cm 2020 Mic ha el Goulding

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Red Panda I Photography, Digital Photography on Photo Paper W:35.56 H:27.94 cm 2019 Mic ha el Goulding

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Kashira Sculpture, Other on Cotton W:18 H:20 D:15 cm 2019 Aomi K ikuc hi

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Aomi Kikuchi Painting, Sculpture, Mixed Media

Aomi Kikuchi is a textile artist based in Kyoto, Japan. She holds a BFA from Kyoto University of Art & Design (Japan) and an MFA from Pratt Institute (USA). Aomi has exhibited her work throughout the world including at Woman’s Essence Show 2020 (Rome), Today’s Silk Road Exhibition (China), LA Art Show Modern + Contemporary (California), and annual Japan Contemporary Art and Craft Exhibition (Tokyo Metropolitan Museum). Her work is based on Japanese aesthetic principles and the teachings of the Buddha. “Wabi-sabi”, a well known philosophy that beauty is found in imperfections and “Mono-no-aware”, the feeling of sympathy for that which changes or perishes such as the seasons and all living things. The Buddha states that nothing exists in the same state forever, that what we believe to exist is uncertain and that we can only recognize with our ve senses. People feel su ering when they seek something everlasting yet while existence is not eternal, the activities of matter and life are conceptually in nite. Aomi takes inspiration from the fragility and eetingness found in natural cycles and in textile. With over 30 years, Aomi has dedicated extensive and immersive practice to Japanese Kimono Haute Couture, Yusen dyeing techniques, and silk fabrics after becoming a fashion designer. This background inspires her artistic exploration and her artwork utilizes various textile materials and techniques including extremely thin bers, goose down, and cotton ower along with knitting, weaving, embroidery, and other craft techniques.  She is currently working on several series of installation pieces, innovative embroidery works, and sculptures. In these works she explores the concept of impermanence and in nity through the use of biology and nature with textiles and waste.

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Transition Textile Art, Embroidery on Linen W:208 H:218 cm 2020 Aomi K ikuc hi

This work is based on the theme of ”Construction, destruction, and reconstruction” that I am currently working on. I think that the activities of the world are repeating these three cycles. Those produced in this world grow or age and break or die. Life does not rebuild itself, but takes the form of creating a new life. The substances that made up the star in the universe that has reached the end of its life will make up a new star somewhere. As the Buddha advocates, the world is impermanent and insubstantial, but I think that the activities will continue in nitely while changing their modes.

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Woman Sculpture, Other on Silk W:38 H:13 D:13 cm 2018 Aomi K ikuc hi

When I was in Japan, I rarely considered the race issue because Japan seems to consist of a single ethnicity. While in NYC, I was a person in one of a minority group of ethnic. There, I consider the equality of human beings including the di erence of race and sex. I thought that the di erence in skin color would disappear when the skin is peeled. The di erence between male and female disappears when the muscles are removed. The size of the skeletons is a little di erent, but when it comes to skeletons, all humans are equal. Based on this assumption, I made a skull with silk gauze being sti en it using water-soluble adhesive. When I put hair on it, the skull looked like a woman to me.

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Toward the light from Mirror Of Fantasy Mixed Media, Acrylic on Canvas W:100 H:70 cm 2018 - 2019 Shirin Moa yya

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Shirin Moayya Drawing, Painting, Photography

Shirin Moayya was born in August 1972 in Tehran, Iran Art Category: Drawing, Painting, Photography Education 2001- Master of English Teaching Recent Achievements 2020- Selected Artist for Exhibizone Online Smart Exhibition, Toronto, Canada 2019- Selected Artist for Premio LYNX 2019 International Exhibitions in Slovenia and Italy 2018- Selected Artist for Women's Works International Exhibition by US Northwest Art Council in Old Court Art Center 2017- Honorable Mention artist by London International Creative Competition Exhibitions Participation in various solo and group exhibitions and art festivals in Iran, UK, Italy, Slovenia, US Membership Member of Ghalamro-Mani Art Group

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Hoping Eyes From Mirror Of Fantasy Mixed Media, Acrylic on Canvas W:100 H:70 cm 2018 - 2019 Shirin Moa yya

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To The Eternity From Mirror of Fantasy Mixed Media, Acrylic on Canvas W:100 H:70 cm 2018 - 2019 Shirin Moa yya

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Costa Rica Beach Photography, Color Photography on Photo Paper W:91 H:61 cm 2020 Robert Conc ienne

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Robert Concienne Photography

Robert Concienne has been retired since 2010 due to a serious illness that he will never be expected to recover from. Unfortunately, he became disabled and was not able to return to his successful career as a top producing Sotheby's & Re/Max Real Estate Broker/Sales Associate with a license in California, Oregon & Hawaii. Over the past 10 years of rebuilding his life, Robert has graciously been given the opportunity to visit approximately 20 countries. During this period, he became aware that he was having di culty with his memory, so he randomly picked up a camera and started taking photographs.  Although Robert is a self-trained photographer, his goal is to nd platforms that will allow the public to experience what he has captured. Yes, his photographs are his memory, but more importantly, Robert’s hope is that they will touch others and give them courage to face life’s uncertainties.  PUBLICATIONS Observica 2020 - Special Edition - Issue #8 123 artworks including 33 artists https://www.observica.com/se2020 EXHIBITIONS Diversia: Life: 2021 February 1 to February 28, 2021 60 Artworks including 48 artists https://www.exhibizone.com/diversia-life-2021 Exhibizone 2020 Fall Festival - Smart Online Group Exhibition  December 4, 2020 to January 30, 2021 100 artworks including 74 artists  https://www.biafarin.com/exhibizone2020fall Peace Out 2020-Small Works - Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, Ohio  Live Virtual Event- December 11, 2020 to January 2, 2021  Photography Without a Lens  – Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, Rhode Island, Tentatively June 2021 - Opening Reception June 17, 2021  2020 Art for the View  – An Exhibition Celebrating Artists with Physical Disabilities, Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, Schenectady, NY, November 10-20, 2020, Online Auction  Image Ohio 20 - Roy G Biv Gallery/The Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, Ohio  January 20 – February 21, 2020  Small Works - Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus, Ohio  December 13, 2019 to January 4, 2020 

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Footsteps Photography, Color Photography on Photo Paper W:91 H:61 cm 2020 Robert Conc ienne

Photo taken in the Northern California. Photo printed on ne art paper with an additional 1.75 inch border

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Red Hibiscus Photography, Color Photography on Photo Paper W:61 H:61 cm 2020 Robert Conc ienne

Photo was taken in Morocco. Photo is printed on ne art matte paper with an additional 1.75 inch white border

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Children Raising Children Photography, Color Photography on Photo Paper W:61 H:55 cm 2020 Robert Conc ienne

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Making a Living Photography, Color Photography on Photo Paper W:61 H:61 cm 2020 Robert Conc ienne

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Preparation for winter Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:60 H:80 cm 2020 B rit t a O rt iz

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Britta Ortiz Painting, Drawing, Graphics

Art has always been the lifeblood. I have attended courses taught by renowned artists. Other than that, I do not have an artistic education. I have always worked with art, but have only exhibited for the last ten years. Over the last ten years, I have exhibited numerous times in Denmark, Italy, England, the USA and Austria, among others. I am represented in several art books and art magazines from di erent parts of the world. In addition to my artistic career, I have a background as a doctor and have also studied psychology and health anthropology.

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Leda and the cat Graphics, Linocut on Paper W:60 H:42 cm 2020 B rit t a O rt iz

Linoleum prints that focus on the relationship between man and animal. AW184065549


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Trapped in past, present, future Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:50 H:70 cm 2017 B rit t a O rt iz

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The woods are deep and lovely Painting, Watercolor on Paper - Cotton W:4 H:12 in 2020 Ea rl Rina

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Earl Rina Drawing, Painting, Digital Art, Photography

Earl Rina growing up in the UNESCO Creative City of Design, Cebu City in the Philippines. Currently, he is based in Winnipeg, MB, Canada and a member of Creative Manitoba and enjoys further studies in art program. He also loves photography and takes nature, landscapes, animals and owers as his favorite subjects and inspiration. He wants nothing more than to learn and forever student and share his visual adventures with the world.

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A place of feelings | Painting, Watercolor on Paper - Cotton | W:6 H:5 in | 2020 | AW127678904

Earl Rina: a vision of joyful experiences Tell us about your artistic background story and if there was a pivotal moment when you decided to follow your path as a visual artist? When I was young it was my passion to draw and create artworks in any medium. I started learning painting after I graduated from my Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I took and learned art through some workshops and art classes. There was a time that I painted the Lady Justice with a broken hand holding a broken sword and my father commented that it visualized the inequality of the implementation of justice. He liked it so much that he had it framed and displayed it on the wall of our living room. It greatly inspired me that through my painting I have aroused and evoked someone’s sentiment and perspective. I am still learning through workshops and classes of art to enhance my technique and my niche. Was there ever a moment of doubt to question your art career entirely? There was some doubt and questioning of my art career during those times of failed artworks. But I always keep in mind that failure is part of practicing and I should learn from it. What is your daily routine when working in your studio? I do not really have a daily routine. I work in a part time job and when the idea for creating an artwork comes, I go to my studio and just paint. Take us through your process of making your artworks. How do you move from an idea to an artwork? Where does an artwork begin for you? Most of my artworks are inspiration of beautiful landscapes and nature adventure that I have experienced travelling either locally or internationally. I called it my whimsical experience. I capture those moments through some of my sketch notebooks, my canon camera, and a little watercolor painting. Then, I look into some of the photographs and I paint them in my studio in a way that I feel and I remember them as how beautiful and how pleasing it was to be there. So, I share those pleasing moments and whimsical experiences through my paintings. When an idea comes to my mind I sketch my draft in my canvas and then as I start to paint along the way I just add on some new ideas and it will just build up and build up until I am done.


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For me, an artwork begins by feeling inspired while doing a daily activity, especially when I am commuting from work to a place, park, or home. Some other signi cant moments along the way are the result of my international travels for a vacation that involves nature and learning. Is there a central concept connecting all your works together or each series or artwork is unique? Each series are unique and depends on the adventure that I've had. Most of them are inspired by my whimsical daily adventure experiences which is my travels locally and internationally, my daily learning and advocacy for nature and wild life, and some mysterious ideas that pops on my mind. Would you like to give a particular interpretation of your work to your viewers or you prefer to leave the whole interpretation to your audience? Most of my artworks have an interpretation of their own but usually I leave the viewers or audience to have their own interpretation that gives them the whimsical, pleasing and mysterious experience. How do you seek and use inspiration for your works? I seek my inspiration through my activities in daily living through nature and learning and use it as my inspiration. How do you select your artworks subjects? Where they come from? I select my artworks subject through my pleasing moments and whimsical experience through nature and learning. They come from nature and wild life. Is there an artwork or series that you would like to be remembered for? And if yes, what is it? The Dancing Silhouette is one of my signature artworks, with gurative dancing of people with a background of nature and beautiful landscape or scenery formed based on my activities in daily living, my travel and my whimsical experience. And my nature landscape whimsical paintings which tells about how pleasing and beautiful nature is as I travel and live my life. What are your art influences? Who are your favorite contemporary or historical artists and why? My rst art in uences were the Japanese anime and manga until now. Because they are my childhood animations. My favorite historical artist is one of Philippine National Artists Fernando Amorsolo because of his beautiful landscape paintings of the Philippine's scenery, and Belorussian French Artist Marc Chagall which his paintings brings me into a world of mysterious experiences. If you could meet one of your ideal artists from the past, who would it be and what will you ask about? It would be Marc Chagall. I would ask him if I could become his apprentice. How have you been affected by the current lockdown, social distancing and all limitations and cancellations in artistic world? I am a ected by the schedule of my short-term goals to achieve my long term goal as an artist, because I have to reschedule them and have to keep myself healthy. It also somehow changed my view on how to go to workshops and changed my shopping to online and the fact that I have to wait for the delivery. It hastened my short-term goals to achieve. Your presented artworks seem to be a rough semi-abstract presentation of the areas you found during your visual adventures. Why choosing watercolor technique for this set of your landscape paintings? Choosing watercolor gives me a sense of relaxation, a sense of nature, and a sense of something that is beyond and real.


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Do you take photos from the scenes and then paint them, or just create the work while watching the scene, maybe both? Most of the time I take photos while traveling with the group and some of the times when I get a chance to sit and just enjoy the view I paint them especially when I am highly emotional seeing the landscapes. Some of the presented paintings are tall with height 3 times longer than their width, for instance " The woods are deep and lovely" . How come do you decide about such dimensions? I decided to give it that dimension to give me the essence of how tall and how marvelous the woods and the trees was where. " Rhythm of the waves" seem to be very interesting showing wild movements in most of our readers opinions. Moreover, the pink woods seem surreal somehow. How have you chosen your coloring for this set? Is this real or was meant for something? Mostly of the colors that I have chosen are meant for something on how I feel during the time I was in the place and how I could remember them when I was there capturing them through photos and how was I feeling when I am painting them. Any upcoming works or future projects that you would like to share with our readers? I am planning to travel around Canada to experience the whimsical beauty of landscapes and paint them.

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Whimsical woods 6 Adventure Painting, Watercolor on Paper - Cotton W:6 H:4 in 2020 Ea rl Rina

Inspired by my hiking at the ancient beach trail. Hiking area in Grand Marais, Manitoba. My artwork is to pursue my whimsical experiences and share my visual adventures with the world and my adventures into colors. Inspired by my everyday adventure and travel. Hand made with magni cent watercolor painting on cotton paper to capture the vision of joyfulness I see in my everyday. Print Details:- Each print is hand-crafted at one of Fine Art America global production facilities using premium cotton, poly canvases, pine stretcher bars, and archival inks.

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Time spent among the woods is beautiful Painting, Watercolor on Paper - Cotton W:4 H:12 in 2020 Ea rl Rina

Inspired by my hiking at the ancient beach trail. Hiking area in Grand Marais, Manitoba. My artwork is to pursue my whimsical experiences and share my visual adventures with the world and my adventures into colors. Inspired by my everyday adventure and travel. Hand made with magni cent watercolor painting on cotton paper to capture the vision of joyfulness I see in my everyday.

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Rhythm of the waves Painting, Watercolor on Paper - Cotton W:6 H:5 in 2020 Ea rl Rina

Life's a beach - Inspired by my adventure in Grand Beach,Beach in Grand Marais, Manitoba. My whimsical experience in Grand Beach and sharing my visual joyful adventure into colors. My artwork is to pursue my whimsical experiences and share my visual adventures with the world and my adventures into colors. Inspired by my everyday adventure and travel. Hand made with magni cent watercolor painting on cotton paper to capture the vision of joyfulness I see in my everyday inspiration.

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Vera Kober Painting

Vera Kober was born in 1986 in the former USSR during the di cult period of its collapse in the family of musicians. Her strength of desire and passion for painting helped her to convince the parents of the faith and she began to study ne art . After graduating from art school she could not go to art college and study art further because of the di cult situation in the family and moving to another country, but she did not give up to paint, it was became her soul and love and outlet in di cult times. In 2011 she moved to Belgium and for a long time could not nd herself , but with remembering that miracle, warm and happy moments from childhood in Art school she decided to change her profession and to become an artist in 2017. In her artworks painted by free technique and a large selection of tones and colors, she is trying to show beauties, freedom and life. Represented in international Exhibitions and Art Fairs by New York, Italian, Austrian, Spanish galleries and constantly in Italian and New York galleries. The last 2 years was exhibited in America, Italy, Monaco, Paris. Luxembourg and Switzerland are postponed because of covid19 2018 Gallery 104 New York, NY 10013 373 Broadway #512 2018 M.A.D Gallery Milano, Corso San Gottardo 18, 20136, Italy, Milan. 2019 Context Gallery, Italy 2019 M.A.D.S. Critics Award Gallery Milano, Corso San Gottardo 18, 20136, Italy, Milan. 2019 3rd International Bienal de Arte Barcelona Meam Museum from 5/04 - 07/04/2019 2019 5/10/2019 - 13/10/2019 Artparma, Parma, Italy 2019 18/10/2019 - 20/10/2019 Carrousel du Louvre, 99 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France 2019 November, Pavia Art Fair , Italy 2020 February, Dolomiti Art Fair, Italy 2020 august, International Contemporary Art Fair Monaco 2020 January became be established represented by Context Art Gallery 2020 august became a member CAC CONTEMPORARY ART CURATOR MAGAZINE has established its name by curating best contemporary art from all around the world. It is one of the top online contemporary art magazines. 2020 September Publication in Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine /20 .Circle Foundation 2020 October New York . Artios Gallery juried group show "Art of Being Alone" and publication in Art book 2020 October Dubai "Celebrating her"Art4u gallery 2020 November winning award "Artist of the future " Contemporary art curator magazine Upcoming 2020 April, Artexpo New York - postponed to 2021 2020 June, International Contemporary Biennial Basel -postponed to 2021 2020 December Ambientarti ll Rome, Russian center of science (postponed to March 2021)

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Still life December Painting, Acrylic on Canvas W:60 H:70 cm 2020 Vera K ober

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1957 Chevrolet BelAir Painting, Acrylic Paint on Paper - Cotton W:17.78 H:20.32 cm 2019 Cher Pruys

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Cher Pruys Photography, Painting, Drawing

Cher Pruys, ASAA SCA, IGOR, AAPL, CSAA, AMS, LMS, OSA, MAA, CFA. "To take my inner visions with my hands and create a work of art for you the viewer .... That is the ultimate in self expression." Cher Pruys was born in Regina. Over the years she lived in many places including Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Fort Frances, settling into her present home in Devlin, on the banks of the Rainy River with her husband Mark, 4 dogs and 2 cats. By age three, Cher was seldom found without a drawing tool in hand. She worked in pencil, charcoal and ink over the years, until, she picked up a paintbrush at the age of 35. Beginning with oil paints, she found her chosen mediums in acrylic, water colour and gouache. Although self taught, her dedication and talent has seen her work juried into 127 International exhibits, as well as exhibits in numerous non juried shows. She has won 111 awards for her work at the International Juried Exhibits. Included in these awards, the rst recipient of a major Canadian National Award, The Mary Pratt Crystal Award of Excellence at the 2014 SCA Open Juried Exhibition, The SCA 1st place award of distinction twice respectively, 2016, and 2017 at The Canada’s 150 show. The Gold Medal recipient for Figurative Painting in The Mondial Art Academia’s International 2018 Competition. The Silver Medal for Portrait Painting in The 2020 International Art Professional World Art Acadamia Competition. The Aviation Week & Space Technology Award Best of the Best, and the ASAA Award of Distinction for the best painting in the ASAA International Space & Technology Exhibit & Competition, consecutively for 2 years. She has had 14 solo exhibits. Cher is also an avid fused glass artist, and a certi ed teacher of piano and guitar. Her painting "The Bubble" had the honour of being part of the Masterworks from The International Guild of Realism Tour. She Was Elected to the American Society of Aviation Artists as an artist member in 1996, and eventually Was elected as a Foreign A liate Artist Fellow, one of only two Canadians receive this honour. Her work has graced the covers of 3 books, 20 magazines, and has-been featured in over 80 international publications. Cher has had 14 solo exhibitions in Canada, and participated in 112 group exhibitions throughout Canada and the USA, as well as international online exhibitions Cher's works have found a permanent home in numerous private and public collections worldwide. Cher's artistic style can be described as Realism with a hint of Abstract in her latest works.

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Ride Painting, Acrylic Paint on Paper - Cotton W:46.30 H:36 cm 2017 Cher Pruys

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Wonderland Painting, Acrylic Paint on Paper - Cotton W:45.72 H:50.80 cm 2020 Cher Pruys

A remake of Alice in Wonderland for these cousins! AW861495259


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The Artist Painting, Acrylic Paint on Paper - Cotton W:11 H:11 in 2020 Cher Pruys

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Tea Time Painting, Acrylic Paint on Paper - Cotton W:53.34 H:38.10 cm 2015 Cher Pruys

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Another World Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:30 H:70 cm 2020 Na dra J a c ob

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Nadra Jacob Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media

Nadra Jacob was born in Santiago de Chile. In 1998 she began with formal studies, where She learned di erent techniques, such as Human gure, Pastel, and Oil. Received her Diploma of Art Studies from Ponti cal Catholic University of Chile and participated in an Art Marketing Course at Sotheby's. Tutoring workshop at Taller Dardo in 2020. She is a member of Latin American Artists Collective in Houston, USA and has exhibited both in Chile and abroad. Her artistic work is based on the representation, through painting, of a series of environments, landscapes and elements located both in the internal and external imaginary. From the above, a synergy between both worlds is developed that allows her to create images that, in addition to stressing the real and the ctional, move between the gurative and the abstraction through the use of a wide chromatic range. Exhibitions 2020- Collective exhibition in Dardo workshop: "I'm waiting for you on the other side." 2020- International Exhibition at the Hernan Gamboa Gallery in Coral Gables, Miami. 2020- International Virtual Exhibition “A Help” IAVA 2020- International Virtual Exhibition at the J.J Medina event center in Woodlands, Texas. 2020- International Virtual Exhibition at The Glades cultural center in Woodlands, Texas. 2020 2020- Alliance Francaise, Dubai, UAE 2008- Arte Al Limite Gallery, Vitacura Santiago-Chile 2007- Agora Gallery New York 2006- Space 10 Art Buenos Aires 2006- Centro de Extension Universidad Catolica de Chile Upcoming Soon 2022- Venice Biennale 2022- A ordable Artfair Sidney 2021- ArtSpace New York

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Flowerful Desert Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:60 H:70 cm 2020 Na dra J a c ob

A owery desert in the north of Chile, inspired by the abstract and in my color palette, this work belongs to a series in which I am currently working.

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My Route Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:20 H:20 cm 2020 Na dra J a c ob

This work is inspired by the elds of southern Chile, in a rather fauvist style. This work belongs to a series of landscape oil paintings that I am currently working on

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Friends Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:200 H:100 cm 2020 Na dra J a c ob

Fauvist painting inspired by colors in how they interact with each other when they are together, just as it happens with friendship.

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Cheerful Hill Painting, Oil Color on Cardboard W:20 H:25 cm 2020 Na dra J a c ob

Work inspired by the beautiful hills of Valparaíso in Chile, with its colorful houses and big port. Due to its architectural wealth developed mainly at the end of the 19th century, in 2003 its historic center was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Oil on lined cardboard, it is a small work of 25 X 20 cm. Painted with oils, Rembrandt and Vang Gogh.

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Motley Castle Photography, Digital Photography on Glossy Paper W:9 H:12 cm 2020 J on Cox

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Jon Cox Photography

Art is Life, Life is Art My name is Jon Cox. I am an artist from Farmington, Minnesota, U.S.A. Although I work within a variety of art forms, my primary focus is Landscape Photography. In creating my work, I take road-trips to abandoned and historic locations. Capturing photos of forgotten architecture and its landscape. I sincerely hope you appreciate my roadside shots as much as I adore capturing them. Thank You for Your Support!

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Roadside Reminiscence Photography, Digital Photography on Glossy Paper W:12 H:9 cm 2020 J on Cox

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Spencer Brook Photography, Digital Photography on Glossy Paper W:12 H:9 cm 2020 J on Cox

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Untitled Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:34 H:70 cm 2020 B a ha reh K hezri

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Bahareh Khezri Illustration, Painting

Bahareh Khezri Born: 1987 Evaz - Shiraz education: 2013- Master ofPainting, ((Tarbiat Modares University)) - Tehran 2009- Bachelor ofVisual Arts, (Teacher Training University) - Tehran 2007- Visual ArtsAssociate, (Teacher Training University) - Isfahan group exhibition: 2021- Group exhibition ((The fth annual Alborz provincial paintings)) 2019 - Group exhibition((Art Festival)) Farmanfarma Gallery - Tehran 2018- Group exhibition ((Eachartist has a face)) Idea Gallery - Tehran 2018- Group exhibition((Spring from the perspective of spring)) Negar Gallery - Tehran 2017- Group exhibition((New Look, Everyday)) Harmonic Canter Gallery - Karaj 2017- Group exhibition((New Look, Everyday)) Negar Gallery - Tehran 2017- Group exhibition ((Larcreative workshop)) Green Gallery - Larestan - Shiraz 2013- Group exhibitionof illustration ((Port in May)) Bandar Anzali-Rasht Other activities: Member of the IranianCalligraphers Association Receive an excellentdegree in calligraphy from the ((Iranian Calligraphers Association)) Cooperation withbeauti cation of Tehran and Larestan municipalities ((Execution of murals andurban projects)) Instructor of VisualArts Conservatory Attending classes(creative workshop) of Vahik Hartounian from October 2016 to October 2017 Attending Alireza Adambakan classes (from project toimplementation) since 2018 until now

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Untitled Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:95 H:46 cm 2020 B a ha reh K hezri

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Untitled Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:87 H:65 cm 2020 B a ha reh K hezri

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Untitled Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:72 H:56 cm 2020 B a ha reh K hezri

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Untitled Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:76 H:59 cm 2020 B a ha reh K hezri

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Silvia Schmidtova Painting

I found myself enjoying the beautiful world of colours from my childhood. I was born in Slovakia in a family with no artistic background. I'm living in the UK, and I am optimistic that my passion never comes to an end because it is in my blood, and I hope that my paintings bring more beauty to everybody's lives. Each artwork represents di erent themes, compositions, and feelings evolving on our daily basis. Every artwork is unique.  My favorite style is portrait and animal gures. I nd inspiration in my daily life, my future goals, and my exhibitions. Michelangelo is one of my favored artists from the past. He was born same day as me - the 6th of March. I love his work and the frescoes on the ceiling in Sistine Chapel in The Vatican.  I love painting because it gives my fantasy a chance to take me anywhere and share it with a broader audience.

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Hug Painting, Acrylic on Canvas W:90 H:60 cm 2019 Silvia Sc hmidt ova

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iQueen Painting, Acrylic Paint on Paper W:45 H:55 cm 2020 Ara t i ReddyD evlin

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Arati Reddy-Devlin Painting, Drawing, Mixed Media, Printmaking

Arati Reddy-Devlin was born in Natal, South Africa in 1962, and moved to the UK at a very young age where she lived and gained her BA (Hons) degree in Graphic Design, (London College of Communication, 1984), a post-graduate degree in Fine Art Printmaking, (Brighton University, 1986) and later quali ed as an Art and Design teacher,(Goldsmiths University of London, 2001) and completed a Master of Education in Applied Linguistics, (Open University, 2014). In 1986, ReddyDevlin was awarded a British Council Scholarship to study Fine Art Printmaking at the Ljubljana Art Academy, Slovenia, where she gained skills in traditional printmaking techniques. Reddy-Devlin, lived in Croatia between 2009 -2013 where she became fascinated with the ora and seascape from her home. This was a departure from her earlier in uence of primitive art and her style developed into detailed black and white observations of intricate pen and ink landscapes inspired by natural forms around her on the island where she lived and has continued to be part of the schema of her work. Her island life experience ignited her passion for the micro world of natural forms and returning to live in the UK in 2013, her printmaking disciplines enabled her to work backwards in her work to create even more complex and intricate layering of dynamic images. Her current series of works fuse her long term passion for Sci- , robotics and mechanical parts and medieval art, interwoven with delicate natural forms to create other micro worlds.

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i3EMS-97 Skin Deep Painting, Acrylic Paint on Paper W:55 H:64 cm 2020 Ara t i ReddyD evlin

'i3EMS-97 Skin Deep' – began as a comment about the world of beauty and as COVID-19 took hold across the globe during August and September 2020 this painting became tinged with angst around how the pandemic has in ltrated into all aspects of life. The painting represents beauty and what lies beneath the surface which in this case in the time of COVID-19 was infection.

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iREM Painting, Acrylic Paint on Paper W:55 H:64 cm 2020 Ara t i ReddyD evlin

iREM represents my enjoyment of working on the theme of robotics and mechanical parts. This painting is an exploration of the inner workings of our minds in particular at the most creative time during REM when images are the most vibrant and intense. The painting captures some of what I see as shapes and forms and intricate patterns as represented in the mechanical birds and the working parts of the brain, and aims to fuse my intricate landscape drawings and current theme of robotics and mechanical parts.

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Luka Drawing, Pen-Ink Drawing on Paper - Cotton W:64 H:55 cm 2006 Ara t i ReddyD evlin

A ne detailed pen and ink drawing of Luka, a village on one side of a small island called Šipan near Dubrovnik, Croatia. The view is of the path leading towards the village with the mainland of Croatia in the distance.

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Olive Grove Drawing, Pen-Ink Drawing on Paper - Cotton W:64 H:55 cm 2006 Ara t i ReddyD evlin

Olive Grove Pen and ink ne detailed work of an olive grove on a small island called Šipan near Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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Deer Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas W:50 H:60 cm 2019 Ca rmen Cec ilia Rusu

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Carmen Cecilia Rusu Painting

Carmen Cecilia Rusu is an artist born on the 26-th of January 1970 in Dej, Romania, and has recently a rmed herself in the eld after multiple painting exhibitions in which she participated. Since childhood she discovered her passion for drawing and painting. Since then, her vision of things was more an abstract . Cecilia was seen as a lively person, always casting light and joy around her. These emotional states were re ected in her paintings, especially in the colors she used. There was an 18year period of time, in which she did paint only occasionally. And then, in 2013, she decided to take up a course called "Drawing with the right hemisphere." Only then she realized how much time she lost in all those years in which she did not paint as often as in her childhood. One year later she took up a painting course where she had her rst contact with the acrylic technique. From that moment on it became her favorite technique and she decided that painting must become again one of her priorities. Since 2014, the artist has returned to his childhood passion, namely painting, participating to date in 32 national exhibitions. 140 international exhibitions in Italy, Austria, Bulgaria, Slovakia, England, Switzerland, France , Portugal and U.S.A., 3 personal exhibitions in Florence-Italy and Turda-Romania. In 2016 she enrolled at "Tudor Jarda" Art School from Cluj, at the painting section, in order to deepen her knowledge in the eld. Her teacher Felicia Racean, said "Looking at Mrs. CARMEN CECILIA RUSU’s work, I feel a detachment from reality. We enter into another dimension. The titles lead us to a transmutation from concrete to abstract. We do not have a simple, explicit spacing, but we are entering the universe of the ego. The soul of the author is a rare avis, since she lets us decipher her, the longing for stellar traveling, the restlessness and desire to go beyond. Beyond what? And where? And all this is, because she has that comprehension, that power of penetration into a parallel universe, which she created, to be deciphered by the viewer The structure of the paintings is strange, like the created space. Colors - from the cold star blue, with warm, complementary bursts, that reminds us that without our inner self we have no substance and experience, to the pathos of the hot colors that symbolize the e uvium of earthly love - all these intertwines of cold and warm, represent in fact, the worries, the turmoil, the love and the restlessness - such worldly feelings. Indeed, her works are atypical and I think her success is due to the absolutely original style, unmistakable for the exploitation of one color, based on another - a chromatic tandem in symbols " Nature, with its in nite beauties, is the favorite investigative object of Carmen Cecilia Rusu's painting. Unspoiled nature, which shows all its strength. The artist is one of the true interpreters of romantic pictorial hyperrealism.

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Piece of Heaven Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:100 H:60 cm 2017 Ca rmen Cec ilia Rusu

In this artwork I tried to recreate some speci c memories from my mind. These are the happiest memories that I’ve got and they help me to create an existential universe on my canvas. I feel like this artwork is a rebirth of an old self. It was made in a moment of peace and silence. All our lives are engaged in preserving our experiences and keeping them fresh by arti cially sprinkling the water of memory over them. They have ceased to retain their original smell and fragrance so i decided to put it on a canvas.

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Leisure Painting, Mixed Media on Wood W:30 H:40 cm 2020 Ca rmen Cec ilia Rusu

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Once Revealed 1 Photography, Mixed Media on Photo W:64 H:48 in 2020 Ca rol B rown

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Carol Brown Photography, Mixed Media, Multimedia Art, Video

Capturing moments as I see them and showing how they make me feel, how they made me stop and take notice. I tend to romanticize people and places; moments and faces, and then, dealing with them in my idealized state. Like walking around with my head in the clouds, daydreaming or something. Selfdiscovery and Life has taught me, to make my idealized world real. And share what I see. With my work, I try to recreate that moment when the image became clear, the moment I was experiencing connected, and I knew that I would always remember it that way. That feeling it stirred in me. A connection to nature that feels familiar, and contemplative. Named one of the ‘Top Artists To Watch’ in 2018 Originally, from England, Award winning New York artist Carol Brown has had exhibitions in New York, Miami, Paris, Florence, Tokyo and Barcelona. Her Documentary lm, Jamaica Jamaica, an expat’s experience with emigration, won her a best director award in 2010 With a spirit of Independent Film woven throughout her work, she tells stories. Whether on lm or captured on canvas, or acrylic, or in print, her characters are bold and complex inviting intrigue and exploration in the mix. The work captures a moment in time. A single moment that contains and evokes such reverence for nature, a connection, and feeling of oneness with the universe inside you. At lease, I know that is what she wants you to feel. Working on canvas and acrylic to recreate the textures and tones of the environment and bring a vivid realism and authenticity to the work. The landscapes are large, as are the stories they tell. The works look at familiar and obscure sights in nature in a more abstract way nding hidden layers in the beauty and complexity we often overlook, and appreciate rediscovering. I recently began exhibiting my work in outdoor public exhibitions. Shibuya Station Exhibition 2019, in Tokyo, and Passeig de Gracia Exhibition 2019, in Barcelona, marking my entrance, and recently The Best of SPRUNG 4 Exhibition, 2020 at Big Screen Plaza in New York City. I love it! The work is huge! I get such a buzz seeing my art out in the public arena, for all to see and enjoy. I dream of showing my work like this! We have all got our heads tuned into our devices, a part of the Network, Transhumanism luring us forward with ever enticing gadgets and toys, art o ers food for the soul, a respite from the prescient pull of demand. I hope my work is seen this way, felt this way.

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The Tall Greens Photography, Mixed Media on Photo W:64 H:48 in 2020 Ca rol B rown

The Tall Green Stalks Sway Enticing The Next Bloom.

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Still Like It Was Photography, Mixed Media on Photo W:85 H:48 in 2020 Ca rol B rown

Tiny Water-Lilies Mesmerizingly Float Across the Surface Of A Violet/Silver Creating Illusions In My Mind.

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A Room With A View 2 Photography, Mixed Media on Photo W:64 H:48 in 2019 Ca rol B rown

Part Of A Series OF A Mysterious Window With A View Overlooking A Magni cent Tree.

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A Long While 1 Photography, Mixed Media on Photo W:64 H:48 in 2020 Ca rol B rown

A Part Of A Series Exploring A Small Patch Of The Garden In An Acidly Yellow Hue.

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Her Life in Vain Digital Painting, Mixed Media on Paper W:35 H:50 cm 2019 Afsoon Sha hria ri

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Afsoon Shahriari Painting, Illustration, Mixed Media, Digital Painting

AFSOON SHAHRIARI is a visual artist based in Tehran, Iran. She began her career with weaving, having earned her BA in textiles from Alzahra University in Tehran. Her weavings can be seen in many places throughout Iran in the form of curtains, table coverings, cushions and other ne wovens. Her work has been shown in national exhibitions in Tehran. She earned her MA in animation at Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. Her work includes an animated TV series for children about the poems of Molavi (Rumi) and music videos for rock bands. Now Afsoon is primarily known for her highlydetailed digital painting. Her subjects range from the gorgeous variety of the natural world, to scenes from classical Persian myth and legend, to more modern subjects.

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Afsoon Shahriari: Sensitive, Traumatic, Delicate Tell us about your artistic background story and if there was a pivotal moment when you decided to follow your path as a visual artist? My academic education is in two areas of textile design and animation directing but I have always wished to be a painter or an illustrator, understanding how an image can captivate the viewer and how the details each with their own particular mystery which may take hours for one to understand is something that has always fascinated me. Although I gained a lot of experience in making animation in the years I was working, it did not ll me with a sense of satisfaction in my opinion. I prefer to concentrate on one frame and induce the story to the viewer through emotions instead of drawing several frames in order to animate a character and express what I want to say in a direct way. I myself really don’t really know how I became a visual artist, it was gradual process over the years and I feel so lucky today because of it. Was there ever a moment of doubt to question your art career entirely? Yes, at times … nancial problems often cause a weakening in the spirit of an artist and makes them wonder how their life would have turned out if they had chosen another way to earn a living but it’s eeting and their life…my life will have a new beginning with moments that will never be repeated after a brand new idea comes to one’s mind. What is your daily routine when working in your studio? Mentioned above moments that will never be repeated which are the experiences of an artist’s life and I really believe it. The good part of being an artist is that, there is no routine as such, any day could be a unique one because an artist’s mood is changing all the time and a painting that may takes one month to be complete , is a complex of emotions , so an image is only one frame but it has a full story behind it with all the ups and downs like our life stories and we can communicate with a painting even if we are sad , happy or hopeful and any other emotion , we can nd that aspect of our emotion in the painting.


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Take us through your process of making your artworks. How do you move from an idea to an artwork? Where does an artwork begin for you? My ideas are usually born in my dreams… I mean I am inspired by the dreams I have but sometimes they come to my mind when I am out in the nature ,watching a movie or listening to music …it is like I suddenly see a whole image. Is there a central concept connecting all your works together or each series or artwork is unique? I think all my work is somehow related to each other but it depends on my mood, I often love to show the beauty of nature but at other times I constantly think about something that a ects my work for a long time. How do you seek and use inspiration for your works? As I said before, I'm usually inspired by the dreams I have and sometimes everything I look at is an idea which comes to my mind, but I cannot paint all of them and they fade away, and of course there are many days that I'm completely empty and have no motivation to work at all. How do you select your artworks subjects? This is the hardest part because I can never choose a title to describe my work and sometimes I get help from my friends. Is there an artwork or series that you would like to be remembered for? And if yes, what is it? There are four paintings that include parts of me that I do not usually talk about and I love to be remembered through them, The Artist within, Her Life in Vain, A choice of Redemption and The Undying Hope What are your art influences? Who are your favorite contemporary or historical artists and why? There are many but I can mention two of them Leonardo da Vinci and Salvador Dali. I admire their work because their paintings are so mysterious and meaningful like they are showing some part of another world that only they were able to see. If you could meet one of your ideal artists from the past, who would it be and what will you ask about? It would be Vincent van Gogh but I don’t want to ask him anything I just wish I could sit and watch him painting his brilliant feelings. The atmosphere in your presented artworks are extremely sad, however it feels highly meaningful and touching, considering the neutral green coloring. Are these artworks related? What is the story behind the whole lot? The neutral green that you mentioned is my favorite color and also in my eyes it represents life as much as it evokes death. Sadness is not always solely negative in my view; It can provoke thought and knowledge and I think it has its own beauty too …Sometimes we get sad because something happens against our will Which makes us pay attention to a certain point that maybe we didn’t realize before and this is the rst step towards consciousness …I try to capture everything I have experienced in my life, and this is probably the only thing that relates my paintings together. As the category, you mentioned digital and mixed media. Our readers are interested about the technique details you have applied to create such brilliant artworks. I used to be a weaver and maybe that's why I see the lines that make up the image in the form of threads.I chose digital art because this technique allows us to get very close, like putting the cells of everything together, to create something and it feels really good.


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This is a true observation that most of your presented works have a human face, even in the form of a mask, and all the heads are facing to the left. It seems that you projected the sadness using the human faces. Is there a particular reason and purpose for that? I believe that our emotions remain in the environment we live, even after our death.Our fear, joy and sorrow, will remain on the walls and other surfaces like a mirror that holds an image forever. I have tried to show it with the human face that once lived there in the form of a sculpture,mask or portrait painted on a painting. As you know we write in Persian from right to left so I draw heads facing to the left in order to induce the turning of something. In Plantery Soul artworks, what is the type of the plant demonstrated? What does it project in terms of feelings and meaning? I often think that de ning reality and recognizing its boundaries is very personal. What is real in my mind may seem a fantasy in someone else's mind. We see nature through our imaginations and we classify it based on our values… I saw plants that grow together as a ock of birds …I like to consider a mentor or group leader who brings them together and teaches them how to live. In planetary Soul artworks I tried to draw what I feel about plants and their lives. I didn’t use speci c plant in these paintings but I tried to show how we are connected; humans and plants I mean, in our lives. Any upcoming works or future projects that you would like to share with our readers? If we all come from nature and have the same contrasting features all together, I mean elegance along with violence and beauty and brilliance along with darkness and ambiguity so we should live with both sides of us in peace and that is being in harmony with nature and we will be hospitalized for growth and prosperity and if we do not have enough exibility in the face of adversity like dry branches on a tree we will be doomed to destruction. My new collection is about this idea and shows how we contain beauty and the delicateness of nature and at the same time disgusting wounds that came from our stubbornness. Dry branches that passed through our bodies and the result is painful wounds instead of blossoming.

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The Undying Hope Digital Art, Mixed Media on Paper W:50 H:70 cm 2019 Afsoon Sha hria ri

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The Fake Survival Digital Art, Mixed Media on Paper W:30 H:42 cm 2018 Afsoon Sha hria ri

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The Anthurium I Digital Painting, Mixed Media on Paper W:60 H:90 cm 2019 Afsoon Sha hria ri

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Landing plan 38 Painting, Mixed Media on Wood W:110 H:140 cm 2018 Pedro Sousa Louro

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Pedro Sousa Louro Painting, Mixed Media

Established his career as an artist in London where he graduated with a BA in Fine Art. Pedro Sousa Louro has had numerous careers, including TV presenting and modeling for almost 17 years but has always lived on drawing cubist images. Now a full-time artist Pedro transfers his soul into his studio. His work is his way of portraying feelings, emotions, and perceptions, -both consciously and unconsciously- through detailed geometric compositions balanced with lines and shapes. Using multiple techniques in each artwork, his concern lies with creating a dialogue with colour and form, rather than over-focusing on the subject matter. Numerous materials come into play during the artist’s process such as textiles, reclaimed wood objects, old journals, and wallpapers. With canvas or wooden panels for a base, these are combined with rustic deteriorating metals elements, created through a technique he developed by using oxidising copper powders. Combinations of letters and numbers are applied to balance the composition, and nally, each artwork is nished with yacht varnish. In Pedro’s work, you can see the evolution in his dialogue with colours and geometry. Despite his preferences about contemporary artists, like for instance, Francis Bacon and Ben Nickolson. His reminiscence comes from the "neoplasticism" of Mondrian, Robert Rauschenberg, and in some way Picasso. Still, the most crucial in uence of Pedro’s creativity is Ben Nickolson, where Cubism has been part of his life. Only in the early part of his career, in his more recent researches and studies he nds himself combining both Cubism and abstract expressionism in just one practice as he creates his works. He uses the technique of "dropping", used by Pollock, but with the order and sense of Rothko. Pedro is originally from Portugal and moved to the UK over 29 years ago to study his passion for art. He later graduated from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1997. He further continued the second degree in 2011 on Abstract Vision and Abstract Expressionism at Kensington and Chelsea Art College University. Pedro is hugely inspired by his favourites artists Francis Bacon and the British abstract cubist Ben Nickolson but also nds himself drawn to so many other great masters in art. Is from them that he nds himself creating his work. In his artistic abstract expressionism and cubist language translations attempts, he tries to not stick with just one technique, because he does not stress about the subject matter. Pedro is only focused on the compact geometric detailed balance of each artwork he designs, and also concentrate his attention on the nal details. Such making each colour interacting with each other and nally altogether managing to build an artist creativity personal statement in all of his nalised compositions artworks. Pedro has collectors around the globe, including Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Australia, and the USA.

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Stigmatising Elements Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas W:82 H:102 cm 2019 Pedro Sousa Louro

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Blow me Intellectuals Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas W:123 H:153 cm 2017 Pedro Sousa Louro

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August directions 18 Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas W:123 H:153 cm 2016 Pedro Sousa Louro

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August directions 18 Painting, Mixed Media on Canvas W:150 H:165 cm 2018 Pedro Sousa Louro

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Pompeyo Curbelo Martin Painting

Member of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors Artist of the Circle Foundation for the Arts., France Artist of singulart.com/es, France Pompeyo Curbelo Martín is a painter born in San Sebastián de la Gomera whose professional development at an artistic level has taken place in Vienna, Austria. His paintings are mainly in uenced by Impressionism, framed by a movement called art in its new dimension, which is an evolution of modern art and which involves a re ection of today's society. His works are based on the insular origins and the in uence of the environment in which he grew up in the Canary Islands, as well as the concerns of today's society. As an emerging artist, his works are internationally recognized in Europe and recently aroused interest in the United States.

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Coronavirus Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:82 H:116 cm 2020 Pompeyo Curbelo Ma rt in

In memory of the victims of the coronavirus so that we never forget them. Rest in peace.

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Scattered Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:100 H:180 D:2 cm 2016 Gust a vs Filipsons

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Gustavs Filipsons Painting

Gustavs Filipsons was born in 30 January 1974 in Riga, Latvia Education 1994- attended preparing courses for attending to Latvian Academy of Art. 1998- passed the entering exams and in 2002 got Bachelor's degree in arts, painting department. 1997-2002: Received bachelor degree in art, painting department 2002-2004: graduated Latvian Academy of Art with Masters degree in painting department. Recent Exhibitions and Achievements Since 2003 he has taken part in various art exhibitions and publications worldwide. 2019 - Artist in "Art Productions NYC",USA  - Represented Latvia in international exhibition in gallery "Rossocinabro" called "Fusing Complementary Opposites" in Rome, Italy - Artist in the Contemporaryartcuratormagazine.com  - Artist in the art book "Art Collectors Choice - Japan" - Have been selected by Circle Foundation for nalist award in annual contest "Artist of the Year"  - Featured Artist in "Circle Foundation" - Artist in the art gallery "PARCUS" in Berlin, Germany  2018 - Artist in the art book" International Kunst Heute" by I. Gardill and M. Kolle, Germany - Artist in the art book "The best Modern and Contemporary Artists 2018" Salvatore Russo, Italy  - Artist in the art book "We Contemporary" by Musa Art Space, Italy - Artist in "Spotlight magazine" edition 8 and 10, by Circle Foundation, France  - Finalist at Spectrum Miami Art Fair Competition, Circle Foundation.  2017 - artist in the art book "International Kunst Heute" by I. Gardill and M. Kolle, Germany - artist in the book "Segnalati" by Saverio Russo - artist in the book "The best Modern and Contemporary Artists 2017"Salvatore Russo, Italy  - artist in the book Art Up Close Survey of Contemporary Art. World Edition 2017.",USA  - Participation in "Architectural Digest Show 2017", New York, Manhattan, USA - Artist representing Latvia in "European Art Museum in Frederiksvaerk, Denmark, Permanent Exhibition. 

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Three towers Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:140 H:160 D:2 cm 2020 Gust a vs Filipsons

Three prism like shapes in a dark ambience.The forti cations of dark energies,one has to encounter, to liberate his or hers Soul.

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The gifted one Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:130 H:130 D:2 cm 2020 Gust a vs Filipsons

A gure leaned upon a liquid mass pouring through his arms representing all good qualities of being all given away to support those in need.

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Dreamer Painting, Acrylic on Canvas W:140 H:140 D:2 cm 2016 Gust a vs Filipsons

A gure in an ocean of joy. A freedom of thought. Exposure to Light. AW353305019


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Birthplace Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:100 H:100 D:2 cm 2019 Gust a vs Filipsons

A cacoon of sorrow inside which a honey of hope,resembling itself in a phrase "I CAN"is born.

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German Bustamante Painting

Santiago-based, self-taught abstract artist German Bustamante was born in Chile, but he was raised and educated in the UK. Abstraction has allowed him to express his own spiritual vision of life represented by symbolic imagery that deals with ethereal planes, astral projections, primeval feelings, mental and emotional journeys and other intangible human issues. He is a Circle Foundation for the Arts A liate Artist and his work has been purchased by private collectors and realtors both in Hong Kong and in Chile. Articles and interviews about his work have appeared in the 18 and 20 issues of Spotlight Magazine and in The Artists Corner Magazine. He was exhibited at the Expo Metro Opera-La Fayette in Paris and at The Swiss Art Expo in Zurich, Switzerland in 2020. In 2021 his work will be exhibited at the Artbox Project World 1.0 in the Artbox Gallery in Switzerland, and in a virtual exhibition held by the Associazione Culturale "Sei L'Arte" in Italy and worldwide.

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A Crack In Time Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:100 H:80 D:3 cm 2020 Germa n B ust a ma nt e

The illusion of time. Our linear time seems to blend in with another universal, ancient and spiral motion. Everything has changed. It seems we are starting to leave behind some familiar ground, or is it that something else is slowly breaking in? An old wonder? There's synchronicity now, though.

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Suite Installation, Acrylic, Gouache, Ink on Canvas W:200 H:600 cm 2020 K a oru Shibut a

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Kaoru Shibuta Painting

Kaoru Shibuta Artist (born 1980 / from Hokkaido / based in Kyoto) 2003 Kanebo Make-up Institute, 2000 Graduated from Pan Make-up School. He grew up freely with the nature of Hokkaido, he started producing works after working as a SDF, makeup artist, plant shop, and cook. He translates music and research into paintings. Participated in a stay production project in 2018 with the open call of the Barcelona Center for Arts and Culture Espronceda. He has made presentations at artist-in-residence locations around the world such as Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Santa Monica Museum of Art, NCCA of the Russian National Center for Contemporary Art and Artist's Point Meghalaya. In Japan, he participated in Kyoto Re: Search, performed at RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, and collaborated with local musicians to produce murals. In 2020, he won a special award at Alte Laguna Prize 2019-20, expanding his range of activities. ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE 2019-20, Special Prize Awards: https://www.artelagunaprize.com/archive/2019-2020/winners Exhibition Prize 2020 Little Voices KENSINGTON + CHELSEA ART WEEK 2020 London  WETDOVETAIL Virtual Exhibition, London  Google Art & Culture Exhibition , Art Aia LA DOLCE BERLIN ENERGY SUPER Corp., ESPRONCEDA Barcelona  Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Yurakucho Wall Art Gallery, Tokyo Florence Contemporary Gallery, Florence, Italy US Touchstone Gallery, Washington DC Post-Covid 19 Era Independent Image and Art Space, chongqing  Coronavirus Exhibition NY20+ Art Center, Sichuan After Greed Became Form, White Rectangle Gallery, London  What about today, ART VEINE, Brazil International Mural by Mail, Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland  Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art Barcelona  Joy of Color, Art Guild NewYork  Artist of the Month, swap ets, Berlin ART-IN-PLACE, CNL Project, Chicago Virtual Art in the Park, Petaluma Arts Association

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Variations Painting, Acrylic, Gouache, Ink on Canvas W:90 H:98 cm 2020 K a oru Shibut a

The world connected by sound and music links us. Kaoru Shibuta translate musical notes into images and contemporary installations. In addition, through local culture and energy of atmosphere, he create a poetic symphony composed of images, colours and harmony, which is a perfect fusion between nature, music and art. "If Mozart is the one who composes music to link the terrestrial world to the celestial world, I am the one who undertakes him to propagate it with my painting. If Beethoven composed to surpass philosophy, then I undertake to give them a shape with my paintings. J.S. Bach is the old testament Bible of the classical music."

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Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Painting, Acrylic, Gouache, Ink on Canvas W:142 H:153 cm 2020 K a oru Shibut a

The world connected by sound and music links us. Kaoru Shibuta translate musical notes into images and contemporary installations. In addition, through local culture and energy of atmosphere, he create a poetic symphony composed of images, colours and harmony, which is a perfect fusion between nature, music and art. "If Mozart is the one who composes music to link the terrestrial world to the celestial world, I am the one who undertakes him to propagate it with my painting. If Beethoven composed to surpass philosophy,then I undertake to give them a shape with my paintings. J.S. Bach is the old testament Bible of the classical music."

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Swing Mozart Installation, Collage on Board W:1500 H:600 cm 2018 K a oru Shibut a

Criticism: Savina Tarsitano, artist and Co-founder Espronceda Institute of Art & Culture, Barcelona Over the century’s art and music deals with emotions, stories, feelings, a perfect combination where the melody, the musical notes are intertwined with the brush strokes of the artists, as in the works of Vasilij Kandinsky and Paul Klee. During the twentieth century there was a constant and progressive theoretical re ection on the musical dimension by important representatives of the pictorial avant-garde. There is an evolution in this relationship that leads artists to break down musical notes to create a di erent approach by overcoming the classicism one.

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Jeunehomme Painting, Acrylic, Gouache, Ink on Canvas W:190 H:95 cm 2020 K a oru Shibut a

The world connected by sound.Kaoru Shibuta translate musical notes into images and contemporary installations. In addition, through local culture and energy of atmosphere, he create a poetic symphony composed of images, colours and harmony, which is a perfect fusion between nature, music and art."If Mozart is the one who composes music to link the terrestrial world to the celestial world, I am the one who undertakes him to propagate it with my painting. If Beethoven composed to surpass philosophy,then I undertake to give them a shape with my paintings. J・S・Bach is the old testament Bible of the classical music."

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Woolscape - With Love Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:50 H:65.10 D:2 cm 2020 J a e Young Pa rk

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Jae Young Park Painting

Park Jae-young was born in 1973 and began painting in elementary school. He graduated from Sunwha Arts Middle School and Gyewon Art High School. who liked realistic paintings, started to re ect her emotions slowly in he paintings, starting from graduate school in 2003 as she lived in a family environment where she had a textile business. The master's thesis related to the work is 'A Study on Image of Cloth through the Intensive Structure of Repetitious Line' From 1999 to 2001, he won three awards in the Korean National Art Awards. It was exhibited and sold at Christie's Auction in May 2007. From 2004 to 2007, he was ranked 20th among Korean artists' domestic and overseas auction winners. From 2003 to 2020, he had thirteen solo exhibitions, mainly solo and planning exhibitions. The main group exhibitions are: Aesthetica Art Award 2020 (York Art Gallery/York, UK), The Royal Arts Award 2020 Vll (Royal Opera Arcade Gallery/ London), 2020. UI Art Line x Bart Buzz Partnership Exhibition, 2018. Cultural Olympics, various other group exhibitions. The Art Fair participated 2020 SCOPE New York, 2019 Asia Contemporary Art Show, 2019 Art Asia, Harbor Art Fair 2018, Art Kaohsiung, AHAF, AAF Milan, AND KIAF 2007. Artwork projects include 2019 ARTBLOC Project (Work/Owned/Startup), UNESCO Creative City Network x Buzz Art: Project Participation (Author's Autobiography), and Brand Biz Conference 2018 (Promotional Production and Promotional Video Production), UI ART LINE X Buzz ART (Partnership Plan / LED Large Billboard Exhibition).  Representation 2007. May Christie’s (Hong Kong) 2018. Pyeongchang Culture Olympics 2018. Open Call For Artist -exhibition (Korea Cultural Center in Washington DC/ Washington DC/ USA)

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Woolscape - Our Twisted Hero Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:91 H:117 D:2.50 cm 2019 Currently, the su ering and anxiety of modern people is increasingly a ected by Covid-19. J a e Young Pa rk Furthermore, I hope that all e orts to heal su ering will be empowered. The world is warm when each person in society gathers and gives strength.

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Woolscape - Sweet Healing Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:91 H:116.80 D:2.50 cm 2020 Currently, the su ering and anxiety of modern people is increasingly under the in uence of J a e Young Pa rk Covid-19. Find the warm holidays of life with deep sympathy for these lives. Ice cream, the gurative expression of pill healing and healing.

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Woolscape - Pieta Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:50 H:65 D:2 cm 2020 J a e Young Pa rk

Currently, due to Covid-19, deep opinions of the sorrow, grief, and sad su ering of modern man and gurative expressions through Pieta.

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Woolscape - Drift Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:53 H:72.70 D:2 cm 2020 J a e Young Pa rk

Currently, covid-19 causes deep thoughts and insights into the su ering and anxiety of modern man. A gurative expression of warm healing for a drifting life that doesn't know where to go.

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Disintegration Of COVID Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:125 H:155 D:2 cm 2020 Igor Prokop

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Igor Prokop Painting

PROKOP IGOR EUGEN Born 1953 Budapest, Hungary Lives and works in Visegrad EDUCATION 1971 -1973 Dentist technic i 1974 -1978 Teacher Art and Biology 1981 – 1984 Biology 1985 - 1986 Philosophy 1987 - 1988 Film aesthetic 1990 - 1992 Design manager 2001 – 2002 Environmental Protection AWARDS Chianciano Biennale 2009 Special Mentions Chianciano Biennale 2011 Biennale Leonardo Award for drawings 2. Chianciano Biennale 2011 European Confederation of Art Critics Award for drawings 1. Chianciano Biennale 2013 Special mention for Excellence Chianciano Biennale 2015 Biennale Leonardo Award for painting 3. London Art Biennale 2015 International Confederation of Art Critics Award 3. Mantova 2017 International Prize Andrea Mantegna Chianciano Biennale 2018 Biennale Leonardo Award for painting 3. Chianciano Biennale 2018 Oxford University Alumni Society Award 1.

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The God Move Back To The Last Tree Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:115 H:150 D:2 cm 2019 Igor Prokop

I love the beauty of the painting, that which meets the eye and I love the language of the ow, the colors, the images that tell a story. Great art opens our souls and awareness. Thank Igor Prokop. "T.F." Tammy Fredericks For me as we traverse the color and ow I see the darkness and the light, the nature, and I think of the tree of life. There is so much life in the layers of the painting. The God move feels of wonder and awe and prompts me to ask questions of myself like what is the last tree? Maybe it is me or you and in that sense it feels healing. Maybe it is truly the last tree standing and if God moves back we can rebuild a forest. Beautiful, soul moving art.

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And Above All Harmony Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:117 H:150 D:2 cm 2019 Igor Prokop

"...So timely. So beautiful. I felt the tension leave my body by watching the video. I see and feel the purity with a sense of healing through the color, line, and ow. Harmony for the world. Harmony with nature. Harmony to heal our woundedness within and without. The painting is such a gift of hope.

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Quantum Entanglement Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:300 H:233 D:2 cm 2019 Igor Prokop

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Life Revolution Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:300 H:233 D:2 cm 2019 Igor Prokop

Environment, Global Warming, ... Art has always been a re ection of its age. It shows our dreams, desires, beliefs, secrets, fantasies and reality. And it always re ected age. Our world today is the discovery of the microscopic creatures. The beautiful, the ugly appear as pixels in our eyes. The divine structure of our eyes, as a result of our evolution, senses the colorful miracles in the pin-stick system. Our brain transmits, and the tiny nerve cells process and create the EXPERIENCE, the sensation. The structure of the Universe is similar to that of our brains. The world of microscopic creatures also forms this in nite Universe!

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Elegant (Mutilated) Drawing, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:194 H:130 D:5 cm 2016 Ya ng Yi-Shia ng

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Yang Yi-Shiang Drawing, Painting

Yang Yi-Shiang was born in 1981. She lives and works in Taipei. Painting artist, Yang Yi-Shiang graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Tunghai University in 2006. After graduation, she worked brie y as a painting teacher until her debut exhibition, ‘Spirit of Travel,’ at Espace Louis Vuitton, Taipei in 2013. She has shown her work in group exhibitions at institutions including Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan (2014); Keelung Cultural Center, Taiwan; and National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, where her work was included her work in the Young Artist Collection (2013). She won the Keelung Art Prize from Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, and the rst prize at Da-Dun Fine Arts Exhibition, Taichung, Taiwan. Yang Yi-Shiang’s paintings are largely nostalgic and personal, recording fragments of her life and feelings. They strike the audience with their concepts and sharp sensitivity expressed upon the unsettlements, disappointments, and entanglements of contemporary living.

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Peter Pan Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:50 H:50 D:2 cm 2020 Ya ng Yi-Shia ng

Children who still refuse to sleep late at night~ Peter Pan at night is waiting for you, Tink is waiting for you, fantasy is waiting for you, of course, so are the dizziness and dark circles.

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Fostering Drawing, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:130 H:80 D:5 cm 2019 Ya ng Yi-Shia ng

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Extracurricular activities Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:194 H:130 D:5 cm 2015 Ya ng Yi-Shia ng

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Tiger in the Mountain Drawing, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:40 H:50 D:2 cm 2020 Explain an era, a situation... I am about to (or have) entered that extremely dangerous Ya ng Yi-Shia ng place (stage), Tiger to us: represents danger, represents attack, It means that as soon as you enter, there may be no bones left. But we actually walked in bravely. Not forced. However, the tiger itself is full of beauty and carefree among his companions. Many times, The unknown ahead, We know that there are tigers in the mountains Yet again Lean towards Hushan.

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Kimberly Berg Painting

The main emphasis of my art is to enable women to visualize themselves in a liberating light that is inspiring and empowering. When such a connection is made through the art image the viewer is given an opportunity to identify with her inner nature. This can be a joyful and illuminating experience as well as a source of healing. My paintings are an attempt to reconnect women to what has been lost: her prehistoric, matrifocal roots: her goddess/female-centered spirituality, her ancient bond to Nature and to the once honored, sacred mystery of her birthing body. BIO Inspired by Thoreau and Zen philosophy, I live a self-sustaining life of voluntary simplicity surrounded by a natural forest of trees and wild animals. My intention has always been to create my life as an artist that re ects the steady, deliberate growth of a tree. I wanted my growth as an artist and growth of the forest to merge like two trees embracing, becoming one wood and one blood. I am attracted to the emotional depth that the gurative artist can capture in paintings. I found that I had a natural ability to create facial expressions that revealed genuine feelings. I prefer to draw images that probe the depth of the human psyche. Recently I have been adding a poetic inscription to some of my pastel paintings. By combining the power of a visual image and the power of words in the form of poetry I have created a unique form of creative expression. Before I turned from being a poet to becoming a artist I learned how to present the visual aspects of the word by mastering the art of calligraphy. This meant I have unconsciously followed the Chinese tradition of becoming an artist: Not until excelling in both poetry and calligraphy is one ready to become an artist. I feel I am now ready.

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Awaken My Beloved Painting, Pastel on Paper W:19 H:26 in 2019 K imberly B erg

Awaken my Beloved is a series of paintings that include the visual image and a poetic inscription. The gure at the top of this painting is taken from a Paleolithic gure at the entrance to a cave in France. It is referred to as the Venus of Laussel. It is believed the gure was regarded as a Paleolithic Goddess and the cave was used as an entrance to a place of sacred ceremonies.

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Discovering the Mother Goddess Painting, Pastel on Paper W:25 H:19 in 2011 K imberly B erg

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Creatress of the Forest Painting, Pastel on Paper W:19 H:26 in 2006 K imberly B erg

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Reef Face Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:102 H:152 cm 2020 J a ne B a ldridge

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Jane Baldridge Painting

Jane Lawton Baldridge, ASMA – bio 2020 Her artwork has been exhibited in numerous solo and group juried exhibitions in galleries and museums. The most notable include Times Square, The Musée du Louvre, Lincoln Center (2x), the Museum of Computer Art, Mint Museum, Elliott Museum, Cameron Museum of Art, Fayetteville Museum of Art and World Festival of Art on Paper (Slovenia). She has won competitions at local, regional and international levels. She has been published and also has a print of “We the People,” her 911 Tribute, in the Library of Congress. Jane was taught by John Mandel and in uenced by Douglas Huebler and John Baldessari, all at California Institute of the Arts, to never repeat what has been done, to do new art. Arthur Turner at the Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, taught her to work in multiple media at the same time, to keep the creative ideas owing. Jane has worked three-dimensionally in found objects, clay and sculptural stained glass as well as two-dimensionally in drawing, painting and groundbreaking digital media. She now mixes all of that experience into rich visual stories about things she is passionate about. Her newest works are represented in the Re ection, Erosion and Alchemy series. She has been painting moving water for decades using various media. She utilizes viscosity and alchemy to get the outcome she wants and feels these current paintings are the closest she has come to eliciting the paint to tell her story. She has a deep respect for the ocean, tides, currents and wind. Sometimes you may not know if she is o ering those up in her images as literal or metaphorical forces. When asked why there is so much blue in her works she explained, “when you are o shore out of sight of land, you spend days if not weeks looking at blue sky and blue water. I am not sure why it is not everyone’s favorite color.” She is a licensed boat captain and lived on boats for 10 years with her husband and their dog. They have settled in Stuart where she now has a beautiful studio. She has a profound respect for water. She watches how the water moves, how it sculpts shorelines as well as deposits sand or takes it away.

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Secret Garden, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:152 H:102 cm 2020 J a ne B a ldridge

Protecting vital sources of renewal - unscathed marshes, healthy reefs, and deep-sea gardens - will provide hope for the future of the Gulf, and for all of us.—Sylvia Earle

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Poseidon’s White Horses Painting, Acrylic Paint on Canvas W:213 H:152 cm 2020 Poseidon, King of the Sea, one day created the Horse. Breaking waves are referred to as J a ne B a ldridge the white horse as the crest of the mane can be seen as the mane of the horse and if you listen closely the faint booming of the waves crashing sounds like hundreds of hooves thundering along the ground.

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Naseredin Shah Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:70 H:90 cm 2020 Sa eid Emka ni

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Saeid Emkani Painting, Drawing

Saeid Emkani, painting artist was born in 1976 in Iran. Exhibitions 2020- Saraan Solo Exhibition at Golestan Gallery 2017- Group Exhibition in Milad Tower 2016- Group Exhibition in Hana Gallery 2015- 100 Artworks - 100 Artists Group Exhibition in Golestan Gallery 2015- Zanjireh-e Omid Art Auction in Homa Hotel 2015- Hold a Surreal Exhibition with Amirhossein Amir Jalali in Imam Ali Museum 2011-2013: Group Exhibitions in Middle East Art Gallery 1989- Hold an art exhibition with Naser Palangi at Laleh Gallery Publications - Books 2009- Published a collection of caricature book (Bashlar) 2003- Published a poem collection (Entezar-e Sorkh) Wall paintings 1999- Run a wall painting International exhibition 1998- Run a wall painting in Imam Hossein University 1997- Run a wall painting in Motahari Street, Tehran

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Anali Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:50 H:70 cm 2020 Sa eid Emka ni

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Abtin Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:50 H:70 cm 2020 Sa eid Emka ni

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Waiting Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:120 H:120 cm 2020 Sa eid Emka ni

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Untitled Painting, Oil Color on Canvas W:80 H:120 cm 2020 Sa eid Emka ni

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Athina Soultani Painting

My name is Athina Soultani and I am an award winning realist artist from Athens, Greece. I work with graphite pencils, coloured pencils, soft pastels and Aquarelle. The concept of my art is to pass a positive message for this world and for one better world .I want to touch with my art and travel the people to see the beauties that this world have and give people hope for a better more peaceful world and for a better quality of life without the stress of the modern people. Art is always a way of expressing myself and passing the message that in these di cult years we can achieve more as individuals and as nations, if we truly believe in ourselves. Exhibitions Greece April 2018 Italian Cities with Graphite Pencils Psiri, Athens, Greece April 2019 Still life Paintings with Coloured Pencils Psiri, Athens, Greece  Abroad July 2019 Exhibition Patching Art Center in Nottingham, England  Awards Circle Quarterly Art Review Magazine Contest Award June 2020 in France  Art Ideal Magazine Contest Award December 2020 in France

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Beautiful Pebbles Painting, Pastel on Paper W:28 H:22 cm 2018 At hina Soult a ni

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The Last Summer Painting, Pastel on Paper W:28 H:22 cm 2020 At hina Soult a ni

The Last Summer is one Pastel Painting with Soft Pastels and Pastel Pencils and is dedicated to my mother memory who died suddenly on 11 May 2020.The Last Summer is dedicated to our Last Summer that we had together to our secret beach to our secret paradise.

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Grandfather's Locker Painting, Pastel on Paper W:22 H:28 cm 2019 At hina Soult a ni

This Locker belong to my family and especially to my Grandfather and have sentimental value for me.

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