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LedaMar i ai sanar thi st or i an, ar t i st ,f i near tandcer ami cs i nst r uct or .Var i ousmagazi nes, newspaper sandcont empor ar y ar tcat al oguesi nBr azi l ,Uni t ed St at esandEur opehave publ i shedherar taswel lasher wr i t i ngst hr oughoutt heyear s. LedaMar i ahol dssever alawar ds f orherwor kasanar t i st .

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Aboutt heGal l er y: LI CAr t i st s,I nc.i sa501( c) 3nonpr of i tar t sadvocacy or gani zat i onf oundedbyar t i st sand i ncor por at edi n1986i n LongI sl andCi t y .   Or i gi nal l yl ocat edi nast udi o/ l of tcompl ex aboveapaperf act or y ,LI CAbeganpr oduci ngar texhi bi t i ons andevent s,or i gi nat edt heOpenSt udi osAnnual si n1985and hascont i nuedsi ncei npr ovi di ngpr of essi onaldevel opment oppor t uni t i esf orar t i st s.    Ourmember sar epr of essi onalar t i st sf r om LongI sl andCi t yas wel lasel sewher ei nQueens.   Thei rcr eat i vear ti sasdi ver seand exci t i ngast hebor oughi nwhi cht heywor k.   LI CA' spr ogr amsar eenabl edl ar gel yt hr ought he vol unt eer wor kofourmemberar t i st sandsuppor t edbygr ant sand donat i ons.   Ourachi evement sf ormor et hanaquar t erofa cent ur yasaQueensor gani zat i onhavebeenext ensi ve.   Wear e commi t t edt obr oadeni ngourcommuni t yofar t i st s,and expandi ngt heaudi encef orar tpr oducedi nQueenst hr ough


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" Wi t hanaut hor i alandpecul i arwor k,t heAr t i stCar l aSt ancat i i nvi t esust ocont empl at eherpoet i cgazei nherwor ks,bet ween phot ogr aphs,paper sorcanvas.Herar t i st i cl anguagegl i mpses t hecur i osi t yofdai l yl i f e,t heskyseaear t ht r i ad,f eel i ngsand vi br at i ons.Her swor l dopenswhenexpl or i ngt hei nt r i nsi c seduct i oni neachcomposi t ei mage,r eveal i ngl i t t l ebyl i t t l et he magi cofcont r ast sofshapes,l i ght sandcol or s.“ wasbor ni nCampi nas( 1971)/SĂŁoPaul o.Shei saBr azi l i an ar t i stwi t h27year sofcar eer ,wi t hmanyt hi ngst ot el labouther st yl eofcr eat i on.Gr aduat edBachel orofFi neAr t sf r om t he Uni ver si t yofPuccampi n1993.Shehasl i vedi nFl or ence,I t al y , wher eshei mpr ovedherknowl edgebyspeci al i zi ngi nAr t , Phot ogr aphyandDesi gn.Herwor kswer eshowni nBr azi l , Por t ugal ,I t al y ,Hungar y ,Fr ance,Spai n,t heUni t edSt at es, char act er i zedbyt hest r i ki ngsear chf orhar mony ,abusi ngt he useofcol or s,movement sandf or ms. Recent l y ,herwor kshavepar t i ci pat edi ni mpor t anti nt er nat i onal event s,r epr esent i ngBr azi l i anar t ,i nt heGr andPal ai sand Car r ouselduLouvr e( Par i s)andi nt heUni t edSt at eswi t ht he showcal l ed' TheMagi calJour neyBr azi l ' f orf i vemaj orci t i es suchas:Chi cago,Mi ami ,Avent ur a,SanFr anci sco,NewYor k. Andal ot smor ei scomi ng." Asl ongast hehear t ,mi ndand i nspi r at i onwal kt oget her .


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Behi ndt hepseudonym ofMet abi sul f i dehi desCar ol eCi pone, bor ni n1980i nFor bach( Mosel l e,Fr ance) .Af t ert our i sm st udi es, i n2001,shebuysher sel fanar gent i ccamer a,wi t hherf i r st sal ar y . Asasel f t aughtar t i st,shest ar t edphot ogr aphy .I n2005,amaj or l i f echange,shehas st ar t edagr aphi cdesi gnt r ai ni ng,whi ch  compel l edhert ohaveanewout l ookatwhatsur r oundsherand hasbegunt oexper i mentdi gi t alphot ogr aphy:shest ar t ed r ef i ni ngt hef r ami ngbyopt i ngf ort hesquar ef or mat ,f ocusi ng on det ai l sandabst r actsi de,l oi t er i ng overcol or sandmar ked cont r ast s…


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El ai neMéndezcombi nesmi xedmedi ai nt o3Di mager y . Par t i ci pat i ngi nyear l yexhi bi t s,herar ti sf ol kl or i candf al l s i nt ot hegenr eof“ Out si derAr t ” .Ms.Mendezi sal soa communi t yar t sadvocat ebasedi nNewYor k,r unni ngher own501c3or gani zat i on,Labyr i nt hAr t sCol l ect i ve,hol ds boar dmember shi pi nLaFami l i aReper t or yCompany ,and spear headst hear t ssect orofNor t hFi el dLDC’ s“ Por t Ri chmondI ni t i at i ves”i nSt at enI sl and.Sheal sor uns SI LI VEARTSYNC,pr omot i ngot herar t i st sandhol di ng year l ymi xedmedi awor kshopsi nNewYor kandPuer t o Ri co. “ Lat el yI ’ vebeenexper i ment i ngwi t hmi xedmedi aoncl ay . Theset wor el i ef swer ef i ni shedwi t hr esi npai nt ,acr yl i cs, st ai nf r om el der ber r yt i nct ur eandal soenhancedwi t h decoupage.Thepr ocessofcombi ni ngt hesemedi ums i nspi r esmet ocont i nueexpl or i ngt hei rusei nf ut ur epi eces. ”


Womani nRepose 6” x10“ Mi xedmedi um ( Cl ay&Resi n)


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I saver sat i l evi sualar t i stwhom wor ksi nwat er col or s,oi l s, acr yl i cs,mi xedmedi a,andencaust i c. Sheal somakescer ami cs,scul pt ur esandi nst al l at i ons. I nf l uencedbyKandi nskyandabst r actexpr essi oni sm, especi al l yi nt hecol orf i el d,butmakesf i gur at i ve t oo. Herpassi on,i nt el l ect ualr i gor ,andsol i dt echni quet ocr eat ea genui nel yor i gi nalbodyofwor k. Shewasbor ni nBr azi l,l i vesandwor ksi nNewYor k,and hol ddegr eei nar thi st or y( MFA)atFaap-FundaçãoAr mando Al var esPent eadoandf i near t( BFA)atFat ea-Facul dades I nt egr adasTer esaD’ Avi l a. Ar tHi st or yatScuol aLor enzodeMedi cii nFl or ence–I t al y . Andscul pt ur e,pr i nt maki ngatTheAr tSt udentLeagueofNew Yor k,andNewYor kSt udi oSchoolofDr awi ng. Ledahasbeenpai nt i ngsi nceshewas13year sol d.Andhas par t i ci pat edi nmanyexhi bi t i onsi nEur ope,Asi a,USA,and Br azi l . Shewaspubl i shedi nmanyar tbooks,ar tmagazi nes, andmor e.Sheal sohasgot t enmanypr i zesandawar ds.


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Shewasbor ni nt hest at eofGoi ásandhasmovedt o Br así l i at heCapi t alofBr azi lf ormanyyear s.Shebegan herst udi esi nf i near t si n1998,t hr oughAssoci açãode Ensi noUni f i cadodoDi st r i t of eder al Aeudf . Si ncet hen,i tneverst opped,herpassi onf orar ti st oobi g. I nBr así l i a,sheat t endst heat el i erSt udi oAr tM D’ Azevedo, wher eshedevel opsmostofherwor kasavi sualar t i st .She expandshert heor i calandpr act i calknowl edgeonar tby at t endi ngwor kshopsandvar i ousst udi osacr osst heci t y . Thear t i st ’ s wor kconsi sti nabst r actcomposi t i onsand geomet r i cshapes.Shecr eat esl i nes,ci r cl es andpl ays wi t hcol or sr esul t i ngf r om t her i gor ouspoet i cs.She par t i ci pat esr egul ar l yi nsever alcol l ect i vesexhi bi t i onsi n Br azi l ,amongt hem ar eCasaCorBr asi l i a2015,“ Womeni n Ar t ”-NewYor k,andMost r aKsul o 2017–Anápol i s-Goi ás, wher eherwor ksar eoneoft hemai nf eat ur es,aswel las i ndi vi dualexhi bi t i ons.Sheal sohasherwor kspubl i shedi n ar tanddecor at i onmagazi nes.

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Mi chèl eKr amerwasbor ni nMont r eal ,Canada.Asa t eenager ,herar t i st i cabi l i t i eswer eal r eadyshowi ng.Whi l e st udyi ngdr ama, shewasal soamodelatt heBeauxAr t sofMont r eal .I nt he ear l y60’ sshewor kedbr i ef l yasanact r essand,gota Uni ver si t ydegr eei nCommuni cat i onsandPubl i cr el at i ons. Shet henwor kedi nt hatf i el df ormanyyear sal lt hewhi l e keepi ngupwi t hherpai nt i ng. Then,i n1989,i nPar i s,Fr ance,herar t i st i ccar eert akeson anew di r ect i on:Ar twor kshopswi t hPr of essorJoséMi gueloft he BeauxAr t sofPar i s,t woshowsatt heCanadi anEmbassy . Lat er ,i n1995,backi nQuebec,cour sesandwor kshopsi n dr awi ng,wat er col ourandoi lpai nt i ngwi t hwel l knownar t t eacher s.Fr om t hi spoi nton,herar t i st i cpr oduct i on f l our i shes.Sol oandgr oup exhi bi t i onst hr oughoutCanada,Eur opeandt heUni t ed St at es,par t i ci pat i oni ndozensofsymposi umsandar t meet s,sever alpr i zesandhonour abl ement i ons.

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Rosel enaCampos Vi sual Ar t i st www. war dnasse. com Br azi l

Rosel enaCampos,vi sualar t i st ,wasbor ni nBel ém–PA, wher eshehadherf i r stf or malcont actwi t ht hewor l dofvi sual ar t s.I nf or mal l y ,t hecont i nuedr el at i onwi t ht heext r aor di nar y f l or aandf aunaoft heAmazoni ar egi onl andscapeandt he cul t ur al l ymul t i f acet edf or mat i onbehi ndt hedi ver sepopul at i on t her eexi st ent–I ndi ans,cabocl os,nat i onalandi nt er nat i onal i mmi gr ant s–awar dedheral i f el ongspeci ali mmer si oni nt he wor l dofvi sualaest het i cs. Shehasacademi cf or mat i oni nLaw,Pol i t i cSci ence,and Publ i cAdmi ni st r at i on.I n2008shej oi nedt heVi sual Ar t s I nst i t ut eofUni ver si t yofBr así l i aasast udent . Shehasmanyyear sofexper i encewi t hpor cel ai npai nt i ng, wi t hwhi chshedevel opedi nher sel fdi sci pl i ne,har mony ,and ski l li ncol oruseandcr eat i veexpr essi on. Resear chaboutt hehi st or yoft hatar ti nmanypl acesi nt he wor l dgaveherbr oadercul t ur alappr oxi mat i ont ot hear t i st i c scenesi ndi f f er entcount r i es.Thatbr eadt hcombi neswi t hher f or mat i veexper i encest omakeherar t i st i cexpr essi onuni que. Shepar t i ci pat esi nnat i onalandi nt er nat i onalexposi t i onst o wi nhervi si onspacei nt hear t i st i cwor l d. Ar t i stSt at ement “ Gazi nguponevent hemostor di nar yt hi ngsi nl i f ebyt he di mensi onsofcol orandl i ght ,shadowandf or m,i sa spect acl e!Mywor ksar emet aphor soft hesubj ect i ve appr ehensi onofbeaut yaf f or dedbyt hewor l dandi t sst or i es, whet herhappyorsad. ”


Rosel enaCampos I nsi de 20”x20” Acr yl i candenamelpai ntST


Saor iKur i oka Vi sual Ar t i st www. war dnasse. com

Saor iKur i okawasbor nandr ai sedi nKobe,Japanwher e sheexpl or edheraest het i ci nt er est s.I n2003,shemovedt o USt ost udyandpur suephot ogr aphy .Ms.Kur i okaat t ended atI nt er nat i onalCent erofPhot ogr aphyandBr ookdal e Communi t yCol l eget of ur t herherknowl edgei n phot ogr aphy ,st udi oar tandf i near twhi l el i vi ngi nt heNew Yor kmet r opol i t anar ea.Si ncet hen,herwor kshavebeen cont i nuousl yaccl ai medandhonor edbyvar i ouspr est i gi ous or gani zat i onsi ncl udi ngt heAnnualPhot ogr aphyMast er Cup,Pr i xdel aPhot ogr aphi ePar i sandt heI nt er nat i onal Phot ogr aphyAwar ds. Af t ergr aduat i ngf r om t hecol l ege,shehaswor kedasa commer ci al/f i near tphot ogr apher ,speci al i zi ngi nf oodand nat ur e.Saor i ’ sf i near tphot ogr aphi cwor ksuni quel y combi nedbot ht r adi t i onaldar kr oom t echni queanddi gi t al enhanci ng.Herwor ksar esuper bi nt hesenseofst yl i ng, composi t i onandcol or s.Thosesensescamef r om t he exper i encesoff l owerar r angement sandcul i nar yar t si n Japan,shesai d.I ndeed,shei sacer t i f i edmast erf l or i stf or I KEBANA( Japanesest yl ef l owerar r angement ) ,andhas met i cul ouscul i nar yski l l satpr of essi onall evel ,t oo. TodaySaor il i vesi nBr ookl yn,NYandcont i nuescr eat i ng herphot ogr aphi cwor ks,i nt egr at i ngherknowl edge, exper i encesandaest het i csenses,t oexpr essherr espect , passi onandl ovef orCr eat i on. " Forme,t ocapt ur et hemomentt hatmovesmei st o expr essmyl ovet owar dCr eat i on.Iam al waysl i st eni ngt o t her hyt hm ofal lCr eat i on. "-Saor iKur i oka


Saor iKur i oka Tul i pSt udy-Waves 30” x20” Phot ogr aphy


Si l vi aVal e Vi sual Ar t i st www. si l vi aval e. com. pt Por t ugal

Myar t i st i ct r aj ect or yst ar t edear l yi nAf r i cawher eIwasbor n. Att heageofni neIst ar t edwi t hmyar t i st i cst udi es.Ist udi ed Hi st or yofAr tandPai nt i ngi nt hear tdepar t mentofS.JosĂŠde Cl unyCol l egei nLuanda,wher eIdi dmynor malst udi es. Il i vei nPor t ugal ,wher eIgr aduet edi nHi st or yofAr tatt he Uni ver si t yofPor t o,whi chIcompl ement edwi t ht hest udyand pr act i ceoft hepl ast i car t st owhi chIdevot edmyent i r ear t i st i c car eer ,whi chhasmanydozensofi ndi vi dualandcol l ect i ve exhi bi t i onsi nPor t ugal ,Spai n,Fr ance,t heUni t edSt at esand Br azi l . Mywor ki sment i onedi nsever alar tbooksandr epr esent edi n sever alpr i vat ecol l ect i ons. Â IhaveanAr tst udi of ort went yf i veyear s,wher eIdevel opmy per sonalwor kandt eachal ar genumberofst udent st eachi ng t het echni quesoft hegr eatmast er s,f r om t hecl assi ct ot he cont empor ar y .


El ect r a Oi l ,col l agesandgol df oi loncanvas 20”X20”

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Sol angePal at ni k Vi sual Ar t i st www. sol angepal at ni k. com Br azi l

Sol angePal at ni k,wasbor ni nRi odeJanei r o,Br asi l . Gr aduat edi nFi neAr t sf r om Escol aNaci onalDe Bel asAr t es”of“ Uni ver si dadeFeder alofRi ode Janei r o. ” Formanyyear sshededi cat esher sel ft ot he t echni queofet chi ngi nmet al . Shehasst ar t edt opai nti n1994andhadpar t i pat ed ofcol l ect i veexhi bi t i onsi nBr azi l ,Uni t edSt at esand Par i s.Shedi dal sosever alsol oexhi bi t i onsi nBr azi l . Ther el i eft echni quei nSol ange’ spai nt i ng,al l owt he obser verat act i l eexper i ence.Theyshowf l ower s bl oomi ngandf emal ef i gur es,whi chhaveast r ong pr esence,wear i ngout f i t swi t hf l ower sand possessi ngexpr essi vechar act er i st i cs. Whendescr i bi ngherwor k,Sol angesay’ s,“ Ihave compel l i ngur gencyt ocompl et emywor k,Icr avef or pai nt i ng…”


Sol angePal at ni k Wear eFl ower sI I I 20”x20”di amet er acr yl i conCanvas


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Vani aVal do Dr eami ngi nCol or 15”x19” Acr yl i conCanvas


Yaki Yaskvl oski Vi sualar t i st www. yaki yaskvl oski . com Ar gent i na Yaki Yaskvl oskihaspar t i ci pat edi n24sol o exhi bi t si nher homeCount r y ,Ar gent i na,aswel lasi nFr ance,Spai n, Uni t edSt at es,Tur key ,Ur uguay ,Mexi coandCuba. Herar twor kshavebeenondi spl ayi nsever alGr oup Exhi bi t i ons,Fest i val s,Ar tFai randI t i ner ar yshows,al lover Lat i nAmer i caaswel lasi nEur opeandUni t edSt at es. Hermai nsubj ectar eboudoi rpor t r ai t s,ar t i st i cnudesand document ar yphot ogr aphy . Al onghercar eer ,sheobt ai nedal most40awar dsal lover t hewor l d. Ar t i stSt at ement Yaki Yaskvl oskii sagr eatconnoi sseurofaphi l osophyt hat st i ckst obodycul t ur eandj oi nscur r entcanons,wher eshei s commi t t edt omaki ngar tf r om r ecr eat i onsandsubst ant i al i ncur si ons.Wi t hadoubt l esscr eat i vef ant asysheappl i es di f f er entt echni ques,t aki ngust hr oughasi nuousgr aphi c l abyr i nt h,cl earnat ur alal l usi onsaswel lasmani pul at ed vi ews. Fr om t hei mpeccabl et echni calt r eat mentofeachi maget o t hemostconst antcr eat i vedeci si ons,shehasi ndi vi dual l y det ai l edt heent i r econst r uct i vepr ocesst hataest het i cal l y r ecr eat eshi sphot ogr aphi car senalcr eat i ngapoet i cof cor por eal i t y . At t ent i vet oi nnovat i onsandsensi t i vet oper manentt r ai ni ng, Yakimakesheragendaaconst ant :t heonl yper manent t hi ngi schange,whi chhast oper pet uat ei ti nphot ogr aphy . Ruf i nodelVal l eVal des Ar tcr i t i c,l ect ur er ,out st andi nghi st or i anofCuban phot ogr aphy


Yaki Yaskvl oski GoodbyeLove 16”x20” Phot ogr aphy


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