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6 Winnie KS HUI Not Without Veiling Clouds, 2010


• Issue 6 • On the Front Cover Winnie KS HUI Not Without Veiling Clouds, 2010 Ink and color on rice paper 70 x 46 cm On the Back Cover Mally Elbaz Almandine Flying Away From Here Acrylic, oil and ink on canvas. Size 90 x 120 cm Published in France Printed in the Netherlands Distributed Internationally All Rights Reserved ® No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in retrieval systems, or transmitted in any form or any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying or otherwise, without written permission of the publisher and copyright holders. ® Copyright: Circle Foundation For the Arts Press info@circle-arts.com 66 rue Saint Georges Lyon, France


Select Artwork By REGINA AFFONSO CELIA CARL ANDERSON ANNELI ARMS MICHAL ASHKENASI D AV O R K A A Z I N O V I C D AV I D B E E R I DWIGHT BENNETT ELIORA BOUSQUET M I C H A E L A B R ÄU N C H E ERWIN BRUEGGER BETTY COLLIER VA N E S S A C O M P TO N GUIDO CORAZZIARI MARIE B. CROS ANGELINA DAMENIA I R I N A D AY L E N E D AV I D W. D O U T H AT MIHAELA DULEA ARTHUR DWORIN M A R I A - M A R G A R I TA DYA N KO VA WAY N E E D WA R D S M A L LY E L B A Z A L M A N D I N E S T I N A E N G VA L L C O R FA F I A N I D AV I D A . F E I N G O L D LINA FORSDAHL F R A N C O T H E C R E ATO R FU WENJUN GERA DANNY GERMANSEN J A N E G OT T L I E B ANNA GREEN C L AU D I A G R I M M ELISA GRION MARCO GUGLIELMI REIMMORTAL GUNN 4 ART PAU L H A R T E L BRENDA HARTILL (RE) YUKSELLE HASSAN

DIANE HOLLAND STEPHANIE HOLZNECHT S ATO S H I H O S H I WINNIE KS HUI IHARA ILIE MITREA ASTRID JACOBS HELEN JAMES K S E N I A KO N O VA LO VA REBECCA WING SZE LAM JASON M. LEVI YI TSEN A L I S E LO E B E L S O H N MAJAH COSMIN MARINESCU MENDOZA-MARRAM MARZIO B R U N O M A S C O LO I VA N A M A S I C J U L I A N A M E D V E D E VA ANJA MORISSE MARIANNE C. MYLONAS-SVIKOSKY NIÑO C H R I S T I N E N O R TO N M I C H E L L E O R AV I T Z F OT I N I PA P PA G E L A P H I L AU R I PICH PX RH SUSI ROOD FRANCESCO SANDRELLI S H WA M P Y D R A G O S L AVA S TA N KO V I C M AYA V I N O K U R O V G H E O R G H E V I R TO S U SUSAN WILLEMSE T R A C Y W I N S TO N NANCY A. WOOLF-PETTYJOHN SHARON WORLEY


Anneli Arms ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 6 ▫︎

Osprey Head Etching 11 x 15 in.

“When I began the thrust of my work in the 1960’s, it was a time when life and death seemed intermingled. We were bombing in Vietnam, I was bringing up my son, and we were going into outer space.... it made me ask very essential questions. This led to my absorption with the beginning of living creatures, human and other. Starting with amorphic biological forms, the work developed in a bifurcated manner to include the worlds of Insects, Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds as well as human images, not all necessarily benign. For these purposes, I also developed my own method of combining wire with liquid poured polyurethane and a variety of acrylics first in reliefs and now in sculpture.”

ANNELI ARMS www.anneliarms.com


▫︎ 7 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Celia Carl Anderson Limited Partnership Acrylic on canvas 24 x 24 in.

“Often with sociopolitical overtones, Anderson uses images, particularly the human form, to express ideas, emotions, and to make people think. Here she elevates the ordinary to the extraordinary forcing us to see value we miss when focusing our attention on the rich and famous.”

CELIA CARL ANDERSON http://www.celiacarlanderson.com


Michal Ashkenasi ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 8 ▫︎

Footsteps on the Sand Acrylic on canvas 80 x 60 cm

“My work is inspired by nature, dreams, and associations. I work with big expanses of color in an abstract - minimalist style. No wonder I admire Mark Rothko’s work. Aside from painting, I photograph and paint digitally. My motto is ‘no matter what education, imagination is the most important.’.”

MICHAL ASHKENASI www.michalsart.net


▫︎ 9 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Michal Ashkenasi Desperation Acrylic on canvas 90 x 90 cm


Regina Affonso ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 10 ▫︎

Jarro de Flores Vermelhas Watercolor on paper 39,5 x 29,5cm

“My work is figurative, dominating the marine themes, portraits, faces, birds, and flowers. My colors are lively and tropical, influenced by my childhood in Brazil.”

REGINA AFFONSO http://www.reginaaffonso.com


▫︎ 11 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Davorka Azinovic Flying Pan Flute Oil on canvas 100 x 60 cm

“Feelings, fantasy, and imagination are the base for the creation of my sculptures and paintings. Each of my artworks is for me like a new research project. Creating it I sink into new feelings, find new worlds, techniques, shapes, and expressions.”

D AV O R K A A Z I N O V I C http://azinovic.de


David Beeri ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 12 ▫︎

The Rocks Wake Up, 2018 Oil on canvas 61 x 76 cm or 24 x 30 in.

“My ultimate aim is to reconstruct the pieces of art, which have been scattered under the cover of individuality, into a perfectly pure and harmonized artistic world, which at the same time overreaches the three dimensions and composes the reality of further spiritual dimensions.”

D AV I D B E E R I http://www.davidbeeri.com


▫︎ 13 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ David Beeri Heavenly Landscape, 2018 Oil on canvas 50 x 60 cm or 19.7 x 23.6 in.


Dwight Bennett ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 14 ▫︎

Silver Wings Olive wood

“My reason for being is wood sculpture; to create beautiful shapes that move and have a voice of color that scream so loud everyone will hear! Wood speaks to me. I give it a voice that has never been heard before. By enhancing each sculpture with my silver and platinum inlays!”

DWIGHT BENNETT www.goldenwestart.com


▫︎ 15 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Dwight Bennett Electric Jewel Australian Rosewood 10 x 15 in.


Eliora Bousquet ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 16 ▫︎

Boreal Spring 3, 2018 Acrylic on canvas 80 x 70 cm.

“Granted a language without a voice; not restrained by the limitations of the voice, - painting is an art form that allows for complete freedom of expression.”

ELIORA BOUSQUET https://circle-arts.com/eliora-bousquet


▫︎ 17 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Michaela Bräunche Arabesque Painting 55 x 55 cm (SOLD)

“When I begin to paint, I do not know what I am going to paint. It’s like a natural process. My personal need for harmony controls my work, and as well it inspires me.”

M I C H A E L A B R ÄU N C H E http://www.mbr-art.de


Vanessa Compton / Krinshaw Studios ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 18 ▫︎

Kinaaldá Collage, acrylic, oil and corn husks on canvas 36 x 36 in.

“The heartbreakingly beautiful mess of cultures, spiritualities, shared histories and epic landscapes this world offers is why I make work. I’m moved by the ways our beloved planet has been worshipped and defiled and the ability for it to come back again and again with its Eastern cathedrals of forest and panoramic horizons of the West. Living in a cut and paste culture, surrounded by the ruins of monstrous historical injustice, I am weary of technology and its cancer-like proliferation. I am drawn to the act of wandering throughout the American West, where time is on the loose and one is reminded of our seemingly endless penchant for violence.”

VA N E S S A C O M P TO N / K R I N S H AW S T U D I O S www.KrinshawStudios.com


▫︎ 19 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Erwin Bruegger Studies For Figures (Bacon) Acrylic on canvas 80 x 80 cm

“I like to play with figures, forms, and colors. I like to make pictures. I try new things, new styles, and techniques; I don’t want to make always the same.”

ERWIN BRUEGGER https://circle-arts.com/erwin-bruegger


Betty Collier ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 20 ▫︎

Barnaby - I’m Not Perfect Bronze on Perspex 14 x 23 x 27 cm

“Each process requires a different thinking and is an additional challenge.”

BETTY COLLIER https://circle-arts.com/betty-collier/


▫︎ 21 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Betty Collier Barnaby I’m Not Perfect Bronze on Perspex 14 x 23 x 27 cm


Guido Corazziari ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 22 ▫︎

Banana Moon, 2018 Acrylic on canvas 70 x 70 cm

“With bold colors, strident collage of the sacred and profane, my pictures are made to create pure joy for the eyes. I choose, arrange, add and stratify everything (I grab them from the Net) with the objective of making us think while having fun.”

GUIDO CORAZZIARI www.gcorazziari.com


▫︎ 23 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Marie B. Cros BILLIE Ink & infusion on aluminum plate 100 x 75 cm

Multidisciplinary artist, ​Marie B. Cros dedicates her practice to ephemeral architecture​,​stage, design, and image. She designs many projects for ​luxury​brands,​contemporary art, and ​shows.

MARIE B. CROS www.mariebcros.com


Angelina Damenia ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 24 ▫︎

Transformation, 2018 Oil on canvas 50 x 50 cm

Born 1972 in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, Angelina Damenia studied at The Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Fine Arts History and Theory (1990-1995) specializing in Art Criticism. She is a member of the Georgian Artist’s Union since 1999 and a member of National Creative Unity of Georgian Artists since 2012.

ANGELINA DAMENIA http://www.damenia-philauri.com


▫︎ 25 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Irina Daylene Joy of the World Bronze and patina finish 37 x 12 x 12 in.

American artist and sculptor with an Armenian-Russian background, has exhibited in numerous juried and solo shows internationally. She has been the recipient of notable awards, with works in private collections in the USA, Russia, the UAE, Canada, Mexico.

I R I N A D AY L E N E http://www.irinasartwork.com


David W. Douthat ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 26 ▫︎

Dichotomy Acrylic on board 20 x 24 in.

“Art to me is communication. My paintings are a language viewed and sensed by colors, forms, space, and lines. Kandinsky said Art is an expression of the spirit. I believe this as man is not an animal and throughout history has strived to express spirituality. My art is an expression of my soul.”

D AV I D W. D O U T H AT www.davidwdouthat.com


▫︎ 27 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ David W. Douthat The Bridge Oil on wood 12 x 16 in.


Mihaela Dulea ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 28 ▫︎

Waiting I Acrylic on canvas 91 x 91 cm

“The artist stepped on the unchartered less traveled roads, armed with nothing but the un-borrowed desire to bring its vision to its fellow humans. The artist cannot survive except through its talent and vision.”

MIHAELA DULEA https://www.saatchiart.com/mihaeladulea


▫︎ 29 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Mihaela Dulea Waiting II Acrylic on canvas 91 x 91 cm


Arthur Dworin ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 30 ▫︎

Dune Mixed Media Bas Relief 36 x 48 in.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, 1943, Arthur Dworin studied at Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts (now: College for Creative Studies) Art Students League, Woodstock and has had fellowships with Arnold Blanch Fellow, Ossibow Is and has a resume which includes many solo shows. Visit his website to read his full biography.

ARTHUR DWORIN www.arthurdworin.com


▫︎ 31 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Arthur Dworin Renewal Mixed Media Bas Relief Diptych 84 x 64 in.


Maria-Margarita Dyankova ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 32 ▫︎

The Beloved Oil on canvas 68 x 56 cm

“My professional experiences in diverse techniques inspire me to use different materials like cloth reliefs, golden and silver leaves, etc. to achieve the variety of impacting effects I’m looking for. This helps me in my efforts to create artwork which could communicate with the viewer, to ensoul thoughts and feelings. To create the sensation, they’re observing a little part of another world beyond the flesh.”

M A R I A - M A R G A R I TA DYA N KO VA https://artmm.info


▫︎ 33 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Wayne Edwards The Little Coloured Fish Acrylic on canvas 75 x 100 cm

Born 1955 in Australia, Wayne Edwards has lived in a number of countries. He started his working life at 15 as a songwriter, then went on the become a graphic designer, and then a fine artist and art teacher.

WAY N E E D WA R D S http://www.wayneedwardsartstudio.com


Mally Elbaz Almandine ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 34 ▫︎

Flying Away From Here Acrylic, oil and ink on canvas 90 x 120 cm

“My artistic language is influenced by my cultural, material and psychological roots. My work manifests experiences in a variety of material technologies - from traditional embroidery to oil painting. From a traditional repertoire, I adopt colorful folklore motifs and process them freely as an expression of memory, dream, or a picture of a horrifying imagination.”

M A L LY E L B A Z A L M A N D I N E https://www.almandineart.com/


▫︎ 35 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ David A. Feingold Whirlwind Digital media Print 30 x 29 in.

“My artwork consists of imagery that connects with thoughts and feelings born out of my own lived experience with bipolar disorder. Distinct mood states and fluctuations occur to some degree within all people. This enables my art to reach a varied audience, with different aesthetic preferences.”

D AV I D A . F E I N G O L D www.feinart.me


Cor Fafiani ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 36 ▫︎

Toys, 2017 Acrylic on canvas 120 x 100 cm

“By imagining and by letting myself be inspired by myth, genetic manipulation, inaccessible places like the jungle and the depths of the ocean and the indescribable, I create images that invite to a free and ethical introspection. My work is in the shape of fantasy, hybrid, manipulated form a humorous universe between fiction and reality.”

C O R FA F I A N I www.corfafiani.nl


▫︎ 37 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Stina Engvall The Lady with the Leopard Skin Reverse glass painting, oil, 75 x 76 cm

“My latest passion is reverse glass painting. It is an exciting, nerve-racking and capricious technique and the result can either be depressing or extremely satisfying.”

S T I N A E N G VA L L www.gottorp.fi


Lina Forsdahl ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 38 ▫︎

Locks Your Eye and Lips Acrylic 100 x 100 cm

“I am inspired by music, everything beautiful and unique in nature, and so of my own poetry. Important to my art is color nuances, that make the artworks come alive, light, balance, deep, harmony and rhythm. I am fascinated by, how much positive beautiful art affects everyone’s minds to be happy.”

LINA FORSDAHL http://www.svenskakonstnarer.se/LinaHforsdahl


▫︎ 39 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Franco The Creator Title of Work Media used 12 x 12 cm

“ I believe that color and geometry can greatly affect how we perceive meaning. Inside each and every one of us lie primitive memories that are genetic. When the viewer looks at these symbols, in my artwork I believe that they can re-connect with that primitive part of us. I believe this search for Truth can allow us to glimpse the deepest levels of our belief systems and - a brief glimpse of Our Creator.”

F R A N C O T H E C R E ATO R www.artbyfranco.com


Fu Wenjun ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 40 ▫︎

Daytime Cannot Understand the Darkness of Night (2017- 2018) Digital Pictorial Photography 60 x 60 cm

“Digital Pictorial Photography,” a contemporary fine art photographic style proposed by acclaimed Chinese artist Fu Wenjun, talks about how photography relates to other art forms like painting, sculpture, and installation. With the use of multiple exposure and digital manipulation, Wenjun’s works construct an unusual visual relation of color and space. The images can be either abstract or not, while as a whole they always provide the viewer with a quiet and harmonious impression.

FU WENJUN www.fuwenjun.com


▫︎ 41 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ ARTIST NAME Suffer Willingly for Her (2017-2018) Digital Pictorial Photography 60 x 60 cm


Gera ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 42 ▫︎

Petrichor Paper, gel pens and crylic 42 x 60 cm

“For me,it is important to capture the emotion, the thoughts of men. My ideas about people, dreams, the universe and love. I paint mostly with gel pens. This is a more timely process than to draw with ink. But it allows you to create texture in shaded areas.”

GERA https://vk.com/album1566504_21315819


▫︎ 43 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Danny Germansen Stills from The Scares Inside Digital HD video Duration 1 min.

As an ongoing problem in the industrialized world the human race gets more lonely and alienated, the world turns faster and people are busier than ever; working, making a career, making a family. It is in this world where the sick and weak humans live in the margins of society in isolation, loneliness, and alienation. With inspiration from his own life, Danny Germansen’s work speaks about people who are down and out without the possibility to save themselves. “The mentally ill and physically challenged are not able to follow the modern society. No one thinks about these people, and they are on there own, sometimes caught in a life full of pain. Some choose suicide as their last resource.”

DANNY GERMANSEN BrujoArt.com


Jane Gottlieb ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 44 ▫︎

Paris Pyramid at Midnight Photograph Photoshop enhanced 30 x 45 cm

“I am a photographer living in Southern California, where I was born and raised. In my early twenties, I made my first trip by myself as a young professional to Paris. The images I took then, and in many subsequent trips, have been a touchstone of my life’s work. I have returned to them again and again in the last decades, changing them progressively to meet my vibrant vision of France as the technology available to me has advanced. My vision of France is not like anyone else’s. It is riotous in color, hyper-vibrant in energy, and deeply Californian.”

J A N E G OT T L I E B www.janegottlieb.com


▫︎ 45 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Brenda Hartill (RE) Flowers in the Wind Embossed watercolor 52 x 80 cm (Framed 86 x 102 cm)

“Experimental, abstract and embossed using collagraph, etching, watercolor, collage and encaustic wax. Abstracting the essence of the landscape in richly colored textured works, often with silver and gold leaf. Erosion, weather patterns, natural textures, growth formations and universal organic forms.”

BRENDA HARTILL (RE) www.brendahartill.com


Anna Green ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 46 ▫︎

Coastal Cruisers Acrylic on canvas 48 x 36 in.

“My “feminine spirits” have evolved from fairies to yogis to women with attitude (the Girlfriends Series); all symbolizing the inner strength and grace of the female. My paintings often evoke a smile or a chuckle, as the viewer can often see elements of themselves in each.”

ANNA GREEN http://www.thebeachouse.ca


▫︎ 47 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Yukselle Hassan Georgian Giant Acrylic on canvas 24 x 36 in.

“My work is an exploration of realism in fantasy; representing familiar things and places in an imaginative way. Nature’s magic work on earth, organic shapes, and patterns created by its force inspires me; and hence my paintings are the moods and colors of Lake Huron, the rocky beauty of Georgian Bay and Muskoka region, shorelines and fauna of Southampton. I have a strong passion for recreating nature on canvas, as I see it, and hopefully, give pleasure to peoples’ imaginations.”

YUKSELLE HASSAN www.yukselleart.com


Claudia Grimm ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 48 ▫︎

Learning Mixed media 7 x 10 in.

“Island of my self risen in hundreds of hours rose unblown veiled in dew decision bitter or sweet - but mine..”

C L AU D I A G R I M M www.claudia-grimm.net


▫︎ 49 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Claudia Grimm Steadfast Mixed media 7 x 10 in.


Elisa Grion ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 50 ▫︎

Waiting The Bride Oil and acrylic on canvas 30 x 60 cm

“I think art doesn’t need words, it is an expression of a soul and so it can only produce emotions.”

ELISA GRION https://circle-arts.com/elisa-grion/


▫︎ 51 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Elisa Grion Cold Water Oil and acrylic on canvas 50 x 90 cm


Marco Guglielmi Reimmortal ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 52 ▫︎

BankRupt (ComPUSter n.05) 2017 Mixed media, taxidermy and video

“I am a visual artist and performer, videomaker and sound designer with 30 years experience on the avant-garde scene. My works are marked by the confluence of all media and a strong experimental attitude.”

M A R C O G U G L I E L M I R E I M M O R TA L https://reimmortal.com/


▫︎ 53 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Ksenia Konovalova She Don’t Lie, She Don’t Lie, She Don’t Lie... Watercolor on paper 75 x 55 cm

“My art speaks about the path in which every soul evolves in its own individual way. Through the prism of painting, I look at modern society, the beauty of nature, the magic of music, the image of women, and the mythology of ancient civilizations, and merge them all to create a unique soul of my art.”

K S E N I A KO N O VA LO VA https://www.kseniakonovalova.com/


Paul Hartel ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 54 ▫︎

Girl with Fowers Acrylic, oil charcoal, oil pastels on canvas 30x40 in.

“I think of my work as celebrating the spirit of everyone’s inner child. I strive to create a visual immediacy with bright and dark shades and lines that often combat each other keeping the viewer’s eye in perpetual motion, transcending the piece.”

PAU L H A R T E L http://hartelart.com


▫︎ 55 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Paul Hartel Conservatory Water Central Park Oil and charcoal pencil on paper 14x10 in.


Paul Hartel ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 56 ▫︎

Window Oil and acrylic on canvas 16 x 12in.

PAU L H A R T E L http://hartelart.com


▫︎ 57 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Paul Hartel All of Those Things


Diane Holland ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 58 ▫︎

Figs and Melon Acrylic on canvas 40 x 30 in.

“Art is a reflection of one’s own inner being expressed through form, color and space.”

DIANE HOLLAND www.artaddiction.net/media_biennial4/Diane-Holland


▫︎ 59 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Ihara

“My goal is to create a harmonious relationship between nature and artifact. By combining these two conflicting factors, we can remove nature (living organic matter) and non-natural boundaries.”

IHARA http://www.eco-sculpture.org/

Kigumi Land Art installation


Stephanie Holznecht ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 60 ▫︎

Sweet Dreams Acrylic, fluid acrylic, tempera and latex paint 36 x 36 in.

“I invest in the creation of a piece of art to convey what I have inside. The inspiration I take from experiencing life creates a feeling that continues to inspire me. I don’t feel, as an artist, that is something I could ever lose. Always leave the observer with something in which to be enthralled.”

STEPHANIE HOLZNECHT http://www.scholznecht.com


▫︎ 61 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Stephanie Holznecht Fan Fare Acrylic, fluid acrylic, tempera and latex paint 36 x 36 in.


Satoshi Hoshi ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 62 ▫︎

At The Corner 02 Oil on canvas 50 x 50 cm

Japanese artist, born 1977, Satoshi Hoshi draws inspiration from dreams and is influenced by Gustav Klimt and Ross Bleckner. His abstract visions are conveyed through concrete objects, which he transforms into his unique multi-layered paintings. His technique involves an intense deconstruction of all the layers out of which his vision and impressions of it are born, gradually beginning to add detail. “The main work happens before I reach for a brush. Important are the visions but also the will to want to represent this vision.”

S ATO S H I H O S H I http://s-hoshi.com


▫︎ 63 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Satoshi Hoshi Turm der Ehem, Lutherkirche Oil on canvas 80 x 80 cm


Winnie Ks Hui ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 64 ▫︎

The Good Old Moon, 2017 Ink on rice paper 96 x 82 cm

Born and educated in Hong Kong, Winnie KS Hui works with ink. Her works are influenced by the strong fusion of the Western and Chinese cultures in Hong Kong. Having long been aware of the weight of the historical canon of Chinese brush painting and its philosophical conventions, Winnie explores a way to bring her personal relationship to the traditional culture in a contemporary context. She earned her Master of Fine Art at RMIT University, Melbourne (2014).

WINNIE KS HUI www.winnie-art.com


▫︎ 65 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Winnie Ks Hui Moonlight 2018 Ink and color on rice paper 87 x 81 cm


Ilie Mitrea ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 66 ▫︎

Ecce Homo, 2016 Mixed media 80 x 70 cm

Mitrea’s works is based on three central elements: aesthetics, utility, and content. He states, “I play with the idea that the creative process is that part of the artist that cannot be managed by the code of good behavior.”

ILIE MITREA


▫︎ 67 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Astrid Jacobs PEACEFUL ROOM Acrylic on canvas 60 x 70 cm

“My paintings allow to capture happy moments of silence, showing others a glimpse of what is beneath the surface. The colors express the emotions and music behind all forms of life. For me, color is music and music is color.”

ASTRID JACOBS www.astridjacobs.de


Helen James ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 68 ▫︎

Silver Coffee Pot Oil on canvas 16 x 20 in.

“My artwork is representational its only aim being to bring pleasure to the viewer. I am inspired by everyday objects, scenes or events and try to capture them in a way that resonates with the viewer.”

HELEN JAMES https://helenjames.weebly.com/


▫︎ 69 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Helen James Coffee and Jam Oil on canvas 9 x 12 in.


Gunn 4 Art ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 70 ▫︎

On Watch Iron 80 x 35 x 35 cm / 98 x 30 x 30 cm

“Surrounded by nature and by many horses, dogs, and cats, it is no surprise that animals have become the main theme in my work. My passion for nature and animals as a young girl has persisted throughout my life and developed naturally into a source of inspiration and direction for me as an artist.”

GUNN 4 ART http://www.gunn4art.eu


▫︎ 71 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Yi Tsen Mum’s Gardening Tools Graphite on paper 61 x 77 cm

“Through my drawings, I want to share my life experience. Particularly, my childhood and the longing for my hometown.”

YI TSEN http://artistssociety.sg/other-artists/maggie/


Rebecca Wing Sze Lam ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 72 ▫︎

The Sleeping Green Angel Acrylic and pen on watercolour paper 297 x 210 mm

“Art is a feeling. You can not learn to feel.” Self-taught, Hong-Kong born, Australian artist Rebecca Lam (otherwise known as “B”), works with a variety of media including watercolor pencils, ink, acrylic, and pastel. B describes her work as capturing “moments and feelings” of her life. “I don’t like to be typecast, I paint what I feel - the style itself is irrelevant.”

REBECCA WING SZE LAM https://rebeccawslam.wixsite.com/bwingszeartstudio


▫︎ 73 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Rebecca Wing Sze Lam Orange Sunshine Acrylic and pastel on watercolour paper and wood 420 x 297 mm


Jason M. Levi Imagery ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 74 ▫︎

Cedar Breaks National Monument Color digital photograph

“My artworks are inspired by the lighting of Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Goya, and the American legendary landscape photographer, Ansel Adams. I want to bring drama, as well as the viewer, into my landscapes and portraits so that each image tells a story, whether it’s a landscape or someone’s portrait.”

JASON M. LEVI http://www.photolevi.com


▫︎ 75 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Jason M. Levi Imagery East of Eden Color digital photograph


Alise Loebelsohn ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 76 ▫︎

Flying Towards Eternity Mixed media 24 x 30 in.

“My paintings emerge out of the process of materials that I use. I begin the paintings by layering the surface with many layers of Venetian plaster over a birch plywood surface. This material contains marble dust, lime and plaster. It is a variation of the frescos used in Italy. By layering the plaster and compressing the material, the plaster builds a polished shine. The force of the compression of layers reveals a crosssection of materials, as the layers in the earth through the passage of time. Line and color are very important to me. I want the line to flow and not look like it is copied or stiff. I wish to show the space between layers where there is mystery.”

A L I S E LO E B E L S O H N www.aliseloebelsohn.com


▫︎ 77 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Majah Glorifying Love 70 x 90 cm

“Look and think. The picture is you.”

MAJAH http://dotart.info/ru/Majah


Cosmin Marinescu ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 78 ▫︎

Faking The Mirror 50 x 70 cm

“With the desire of changing the mentality of people, I discovered different methods to influence and have them acknowledge the importance of the individual. We are under the influence of mass media, and we forget that we have the ability to choose the life that we like and take responsibility for our actions.”

COSMIN MARINESCU https://cosminmarinescu.crevado.com/


▫︎ 79 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Marzio Musici Celesti Ink and pencil on paper 38 x 50 cm

Born in Pesaro, Marzio graduated from Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino with a Master’s of Art in Lithography, Painting and Drawing. He has taught Painting and has always dedicated himself to research and experimentation. With international exhibits and awards, he is an accomplished artist.

MARZIO


Mendoza-Marram ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 80 ▫︎

Birth, 2014 Oil on wood 50 x 50 in.

“A quite mind is an abstract mind.”

MENDOZA-MARRAM www.abstractartbymendozamarram.com


▫︎ 81 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Mendoza-Marram Untitled, 2015 Acrylic on canvas 24 x 30 in.


Bruno Mascolo ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 82 ▫︎

“You have your destiny in your hands. All you have to do is believe in it.”

B R U N O M A S C O LO www.brunomascoloart.com


▫︎ 83 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Ivana Masic Elucidation Watercolor and ink on paper 8 x 11 in.

Ivana Masic continuously expresses herself by using a variety of media but mostly painting. She establishes a focus and vision of experiences of her heart and believes that art educates, heals and spreads harmonic energy worldwide.

I VA N A M A S I C www.ivanamasic.com


Juliana Medvedeva ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 84 ▫︎

Magic Eyes Drawing with color pencils A4 format

“With pleasure, I paint any oil lacquered miniatures to individual private orders on semiprecious stone, mother-of-pearl, ceramic, wood, metal, papier-mâché, porcelain or on enamel. I wish my oil miniature icons and oil lacquered miniature artworks find a home in private collections around the world and are presented in art exhibitions, galleries, and museums.”

J U L I A N A M E D V E D E VA https://juliana-medvedeva.com


▫︎ 85 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Anja Morisse 5BB-4141- Chlorophyll 18 True photo print on acrylic glass or direct print on brushed aluminum 40 x 18,5 cm

“Photography has always been my passion that is why I attended the Fachoberschule Gestaltung in Bremen and after a short involvement with other types of art, I was led back to Photography and studied at Fachhochschule Bielefeld Photography.

ANJA MORISSE www.morisse-fotodesign.de


Marianne Charlotte Mylonas-Svikosky ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 86 ▫︎

Lampedusa When It Began... Flight ...And So Many Crosses In The Sea Acrylic 80 x 60 cm

“As intuitive painter and poet, emotions, colors, and composition are the fundamentals of my art; soul and inner memory guide me. My recurrent themes are world-impacting events, storytelling abstracts like poems, color vibrations in sequences of defined lines, moments in time surging from inner memories after long maturation or the urge to be translated on canvas, techniques, and media the means to do so. Painting since the age of 12, creativity is vital and has been increased by my life’s tragedies and various events.”

MARIANNE CHARLOTTE MYLONAS-SVIKOSKY www.reves-realites.com


▫︎ 87 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Marianne Charlotte Mylonas-Svikosky Taking The Wave And Opening Up Acrylic 80 x 60 cm


Niño ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 88 ▫︎

Liar Acrylic and pencil on canvas 100 x 150 cm

“Illustration, drawing, and painting make me happy and clear my mind. I enjoy every part of it.”

NIÑO www.andresmornaghi.com


▫︎ 89 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Michelle Oravitz The Designed - Oil on canvas 24 x 24 in.

“I yearn to access a space where the unseen can be shown. If it has a voice, I want to hear it. If it has a face, I want to paint it.”

M I C H E L L E O R AV I T Z www.michelleoravitz.com


Christine Norton Photography ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 90 ▫︎

The Grand Savannah Trinidad Digital photograph 20 x 24 in.

C H R I S T I N E N O R TO N https://www.christinenortonphotography.com


▫︎ 91 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Christine Norton Photography

“I never claim my photographs reveal some definitive truth. I claim that this is what I saw and felt about the subject at the time the pictures were made. That’s all that any photographer can claim. I do not know any greater photographer who would presume otherwise.” - David Hurn


Fotini Pappa ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 92 ▫︎

Peace Acrylic on canvas 70 x 100 cm

Painting for me is like poetry, a need of expression, a way to share my feelings. A great part of my work concerns projects inspired by poems.

F OT I N I PA P PA https://www.facebook.com/foteinh.pappa.73


▫︎ 93 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Gela Philauri Mother and Child, 2017 Aquarelle and gouache on paper 70 x 50 cm

Visual Artist, Gela Philauri was born in 1961 in Gori, Georgia and studied at the M. S. Tuganov Arts professional School, Tskhinvali as well as at Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Graphic Art. A member of the USSR Young Artist’s Union since 1986, Gela Philauri is also part of the Georgian Artist’s Union, the National Creative Unity of Georgian Artists and the IWS (International Watercolor Society) Georgia.

G E L A P H I L AU R I www.damenia-philauri.com


Pich ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 94 ▫︎

“La peinture est ma forme d’expression inspirée par le monde marin, les bords de mer, les bateaux anciens, les oiseaux marins, la pêche à pied et les scènes de vie sur les plages. “C’est pas l’homme qui prend la mer mais la mer qui prend l’homme !”.”

PICH https://circle-arts.com/pich


▫︎ 95 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ PX RH 20140531 (Digital Art - 3DCG)

“I am a self-taught digital media artist. I combine graphics using 3DCG to create my sculptures. I want to produce work that is technically challenging and offer digital composite images that are bold and impressive.”

PX RH https://www.px-rh.com


Susi Rood ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 96 ▫︎

Memories Before Madness Oil on linen canvas 52 x 42 cm

SUSI ROOD www.susiroodart.com


▫︎ 97 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Susi Rood Hanging Birds Oil on treated Fabriano 57 x 77 cm


Susi Rood ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 98 ▫︎

We Are! Oil on linen canvas 142 x 70 cm

“I always wanted to be an artist and was taught privately when very young by an amazing artist who challenged me to try using all mediums and to use my imagination to create a unique style. Living on the coast in a beautiful town allows me to draw inspiration from my immediate surrounds as well as the bushveld on travels. I am seduced by all of Africa, the people, landscapes and the sea. My paintings, therefore, vary in size, medium and subject matter. I try to create a mood using either thin washes, brushwork or a pallet knife depending on size and subject matter. The substance of paint with careful use of color, tones, and light needs to be transformed into an image that invokes a mood or reaction to the image. I want my viewers to “feel” something. My portraits need to show the emotion behind the subject.”

SUSI ROOD www.susiroodart.com


▫︎ 99 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Francesco Sandrelli

Italian painter, Francesco Sandrelli was born in 1969 and lives in Cortona. His unique abstract and figurative series have a bold painterly quality and exude a freedom to think, feel and create.

FRANCESCO SANDRELLI www.ecologyminin.com


Shwampy ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 100 ▫︎

Final Arrows Digital media 4000 x 6000 px

“Art without heart, Art without love, Life without purpose.”

S H WA M P Y https://www.instagram.com/ergoshwampy/


▫︎ 101 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Susan Willemse Hope Rainbow Lorikeet Acrylic 46 x 36 x 1.5 cm

“I paint Australian birds that my husband and I photograph, using acrylic and airbrush on canvas. I aim to show their delightful personalities, for it is through knowing Australian birds that I have experienced my most rewarding moments in life and it is this that I wish to share.”

SUSAN WILLEMSE https://susanwillemse.wixsite.com


Dragoslava Stankovic ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 102 ▫︎

Leto Oil on canvas 60 x 80 cm

“My art just is. I want to experience any different styles. I get inspired by nature. I admire nature.”

D R A G O S L AVA S TA N KO V I C www.serbianaart.com/stankovic-dragoslava-dragica


▫︎ 103 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Dragoslava Stankovic Zivi Svet U Vodi Oil on canvas 50 x 60 cm


Maya Vinokurov ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 104 ▫︎

Lucky Charm Acrylic on canvas 20 x 28 in.

“My paintings convey a feeling of harmony between nature and humanity, featuring a dab of art deco...a dash of the surreal...and a touch of aboriginal charm.”

M AYA V I N O K U R O V www.artfor-life.com


▫︎ 105 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Maya Vinokurov Unity-Unita Acrylic on canvas 20 x 24 in.


Gheorghe Virtosu ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 106 ▫︎

Flying Man Oil on linen canvas 1372 x 1322 x 31 mm

“A work is born through the artist as the medium, melding order out of a disparate landscape in an intellectual exercise. Freedom from boundaries opens possibility in the form of the medium and the breadth of the artist to reveal wholly new ways of seeing. The truth in the revelation creates an opportunity to shape the colors of paint in an exercise that is not only the experience of art but life.”

G H E O R G H E V I R TO S U www.virtosuart.com


▫︎ 107 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Gheorghe Virtosu Master Of The Waters Oil on linen canvas 1352 x 1312 x 31 mm


Tracy Winston ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 108 ▫︎

The Herd Mixed media 60 x 144

Tracy is a self-taught painter whose works are heavily influenced by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Picasso. After receiving a BA from Rutgers University, he went to perform throughout the US and abroad as an actor/performer. It was during his one-man show, titled “Liquid Spirits,” he painted these large distorted images on fabric that hung from the ceiling as part of the set design which garnered overwhelming response and critique he then pursued his visual artistry as a new career.

T R A C Y W I N S TO N www.tracywinston.com


▫︎ 109 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Tracy Winston Elephant Mixed media 60 x 72


Nancy Anne Woolf-Pettyjohn ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 110 ▫︎

Bobbin Lace from the show “The Taming of Multitudes of Threads” 2009-10 image 1 of 167 White on sage green 16 x 20 in. Copyright permission given by Jules Kliot, Director of Lacis Museum Berkeley, California, USA. Image is of a insert in a pillow cover Italian c. 1920 title given: “The Stag, Lord of the Forest, in Homage to Cupid”

“My paintings reflect a genuine love for history and research. I am the only known artist in the world to hand paint copies of actual laces from around the world in museums with prior copyright permission. Repeated member of Marquis Who’s Who in America, in American Art and Who’s Who in the World which comprises the top 3% of all the professionals in the world. paint from my heart on a diverse amount of subjects and I hope that my clients will feel what I feel!”

N A N C Y A N N E W O O L F- P E T T YJ O H N www.nancyannewoolf-pettyjohn.com


▫︎ 111 ▫︎ June 2018 Spotlight 6 ▫ Nancy Anne Woolf-Pettyjohn Inishmacsaint Lace Copyright Permission from Sheelin Museum http://www.irishlacemuseum.com/ 16 x 20 in. white on sage green.


Sharon Worley ▫ Spotlight 6 June 2018 ▫︎ 112 ▫︎

Capri, Italy

“I teach Humanities, Art History and English at area colleges in Houston, Texas. I am the former curator of the Cape Ann Historical Museum in Gloucester, MA. (1993-2000). I am the author of numerous publications on art history, literature and culture.”

SHARON WORLEY http://www.sharonworleypaintings.com


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Spotlight Art Magazine | 6  

We look at artwork in a variety of media and style by 79 international visual artists. From painting, illustration, collage, video, sculptur...

Spotlight Art Magazine | 6  

We look at artwork in a variety of media and style by 79 international visual artists. From painting, illustration, collage, video, sculptur...

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