Aron Meynell

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Aron Meynell's work portrays the quiet and uncertain world of abandoned figures in insecure eerie environments, alongside the discovery of beauty and comfort within them. Meynell uses sleep and hibernation as a place for his characters to process discomforts, and to discover  treasures left behind from their decayed and neglected existence. The characters in Aron’s narratives are no ...

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Silvia Ji

Friday, July 6, 2012

Sylvia Ji was born in 1982, and raised in San Francisco, California, where she received her BFA at the Academy of Art University. Upon graduation, she relocated to Los Angeles in 2005 where she currently resides. Ji's work encapsulates an alluring beauty that is both cutting edge and a nod to time-honored technique. Her paintings are ...

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Gael Davrinche

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

After several appearances in group shows such as Speed ​​Painting in 2010, Gael Davrinche is presenting his recent works of unpublished paintings and large format drawings. A graduate of des Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2000, Gael Davrinche is primarily concerned with a mode of “uneducated” expression, spontaneous, without artifice, borrowed from the representational work of children. Early on, ...

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Hajime Sorayama

Monday, June 25, 2012

Japanese illustrator Hajime Sorayama studied at Chubi Central Art School, graduating in 1969. Sorayama is known for the hyper-realistic images of women he creates using brush, pencil, acrylic, and paint. His work has been exhibited internationally in the United States, Italy, Germany, and Japan. The extent to which his work has been published is made ...

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Mark Warren Jacques

Monday, June 18, 2012

Born 1984. Columbus, Ohio Mark Warren Jacques lives and works in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. For Mark Warren Jacques, life is a wave, a fluid energy that washes over us all, binding and defining. The universe is a four lane sidewalk of constant flux, upon the surface of which we must all skate. One night he told me ...

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Andrew Schoultz

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Andrew Schoultz's mixed media work recalls a historical and political ephemerality that is faced with the inevitable fate of repeating itself. He explores themes such as power struggles, conflict, and sociopolitical hardships through detailed line work and vivid symbolism. While alluding to these scenes from the past, his frenzied yet whimsical work negotiates a familiarity with ...

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Tony Curanaj

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Tony Curanaj (b. 1973) was born and raised in New York. He is a young, dynamic, multi-talented painter who studied at the School of Visual Arts, The National Academy of Design and the acclaimed Water Street Atelier. Curanaj’s style is illustrative, stemming from his multifarious involvement in a myriad of artistic endeavors. Although his focus was ...

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Adam Caldwell

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Adam Caldwell created a series based on the novels of his grandfather, Erskine Caldwell. A best-selling author of more than 50 books, including “Tobacco Road” and “God’s Little Acre,” Throwing in layers of images of ancient ruins, social protest, war, and architecture, he seeks to explore the tension between the work of Margaret Bourke-White, an amazing 20th ...

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Chakaia Booker

Friday, May 18, 2012

Chakaia Booker received a B.A. in Sociology from Rutgers University (1976) and a MFA from the City College of New York (1993). She was selected for the Whitney Biennial in 2000, awarded the Pollock-Krasner Grant in 2002 and received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2005 Booker’s work has been exhibited widely both nationally and internationally. Select solo ...

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Pema Rinzin

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Pema Rinzin was born in Tibet in 1966 and grew up in Dharamsala, India, where he studied with Kalsang Oshoe, Khepa Gonpo, Rigdzin Paljor, and other master artists from 1979 to 1983. Rinzin subsequently taught Renaissance, Impressionist and Abstract Expressionist art, as well as cartoon drawing for eight years at the Tibetan Children’s Village Scool ...

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Mary Sibande

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Mary Sibande, born 1982, lives and works in Johannesburg. She obtained a B-Tech degree in Fine Arts at the University of Johannesburg in 2007. In Sibande’s practice as an artist, she employs the human form as a vehicle through painting and sculpture, to explore the construction of identity in a postcolonial South African context, but also attempts ...

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Hannah Chloe

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Hannah Adamaszek is a freelance artist. She was born in 1981 in the UK and graduated from Bournemouth with an art degree. She has been living there most of her life, but was lucky enough to go and work in Austria, Switzerland and Australia for a few ski seasons. Everyday life and people inspire her, she ...

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Rogier Willems

Friday, April 13, 2012

As an artist Rogier Willems creates mainly realistic portraits of large proportions in traditional oils on canvas. He is specialized in full-length portraiture. These days he also paints small scale paintings; 50x65 cm. The detailed space in which a person is depicted, takes up an intriguingly meaningful challenge with the person portrayed. This space and ...

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Joseph Loughborough

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

AWARDS AND ASSOCIATIONS Selected Courvoisier/Guardian Future500 Artist 2010. Daffodil Award 2009. Farnham Maltings 'No Strings Attached' Award 2009. Norden Farm 'Granted' Award 2009. RESIDENCYS Paris - 2010 Vitry sur seine. SOLO SHOWS London - Futre Tense Gallery 2012 (Drop me an email to be updated) Brighton - The Artists Residence Gallery 2008. SELECTED GROUP SHOWS Lille Art Fair - Lille ...

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Tiffany Bozic

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Tiffany Bozic has spent the majority of her life living with and observing the intricacies of nature. Having grown up on a farm in Arkansas, she was inspired by the natural world at an early age. Blending her external observations with the internal world has led her to refine a distinct style. Her work often incorporates richly ...

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Danny Figueroa

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Danny Figueroa aka Wesr was born in Chiclayo / Peru and grew up in Lima. In 1996 he started as one of the first graffiti writer with Peru's classic characters. In 2006 he met his German wife in Peru. Since 2008, Danny Figueroa lives in his works recited Berlin.In Danny Figueroa, the aesthetics of Japanese ...

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Deborah Bell

Friday, March 30, 2012

At first glance, Deborah Bell's paintings defy the laws of gravity. Yet, as the viewer's eye is drawn closer, what seems so free and airy reveals the ties of being human - those bonds we all forge with our hearts and eyes. What does it mean to behold, to believe and to feel? These are ...

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Jen Mann

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Jen Mann is a Canadian artist living just outside of Toronto. She attended OCAD U from 2005-2009, receiving her BFA in printmaking. Since then she has focused on painting and developed a large body of work, which explores the subconscious, and focuses on ideas of freedom, perceived beauty, identity and home. Jen loves to garden, cook ...

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The Date Farmers

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Artwork by The Date Farmers echoes Mexican-American heritage rooted in California pop culture. Their paintings, collages and three-dimensional sculptures contain elements influenced by graffiti, Mexican street murals, traditional revolutionary posters, sign painting, prison art and tattoos. Living in the peaceful seclusion of the desert, the artists often travel across the border, into Mexicali and Oaxaca ...

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Sozyone Gonzalez

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Born in Brussels, influenced by his neighborhood, its stories and legends, Pablo Gonzalez works his Art around the world of Villains. His first drawings decorate his pairs cells, and wins his first star in the field during winter '82 recopying an old belgian 100 franks banknote. Two days of work that will serve his brother, ...

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Augustine Kofie

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Lives and works in Los Angeles. When you first view Augustine Kofie’s artwork you immediately are struck with the skill and intensity of his technique. You can understand his love of process and structure. With strong interest in architecture, form and shape of typography, 1960’s iconography, contemporary music and street culture, Augustine constructs a dialogue in his work that ...

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Lou Ros

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Lou Ros, 26, began painting at the age of 17. He started doing graffiti for fun with friends on the walls of buildings. But this game soon became a real addiction to him. Subsequently, the fast and spontaneous simple tag that he performed gave way to more sophisticated and substantial works like murals. Learning to paint ...

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Ryan Arenson

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Arenson began studying Fine Art at the Johannesburg Art Foundation in 1989 and went on to complete his BAFA at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Between 1996 and 1998 he participated in group exhibitions and had his first solo exhibition in 1998. In 1999, he was awarded first prize in the Absa L’Atelier ...

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Ryan McLennan

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Ryan McLennan was born in Norfolk, Virginia in 1980. In 2002 he received a BFA from the Painting and Printmaking Department of Virginia Commonwealth University. Since then he has exhibited work in Los Angeles, New York, Boston and Richmond, Virginia. He is a recipient of the 2008/2009 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship and was featured ...

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Robert Hodgins

Friday, February 24, 2012

Robert Hodgins immigrated to South Africa when he was 18. In 1940 Hodgins joined the Union Defense Forces and served in Kenya and then Egypt. In 1944 he returned to England and later attended Goldsmiths College, London where he studied art and education. In 1951 Hodgins received an Arts and Crafts Certificate at Goldsmiths and in ...

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Oliver Vernon

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Oliver Vernon was born in New York in 1972. He received his BFA from Parsons School of Design in 1995, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn. He has exhibited his work in cities all across the United States including New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, and Chicago, and has also shown ...

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Erik Bendix

Thursday, February 23, 2012

  Artist Statement "The main driving force behind my work has its origins in cartoon-based imagery with its ubiquitous presence within popular culture, and my painterly translations of these into something idiosyncratic and significantly less defined. Of particular relevance is the moment when a painting occupies the space of the interstice in content as well as in style. ...

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Ann Marshall

Monday, February 20, 2012

Ann Marshall grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and earned her BFA from School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has worked in a gallery, illustrated an award winning children's book on the Holocaust, and traveled nationally and internationally as an ethnographer and consumer anthropologist . Her fine art work has been exhibited in New York City’s Gallery at Lincoln ...

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Nelson Makamo

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Nelson was born in Nylstroom (now Modimolle) in Limpopo. He participated in a number of local exhibitions in Limpopo before finding his way to Artist Proof Studio in 2003. He received his APS Certificate in Advanced Professional Printmaking in 2005. Since then, Nelson has worked as a professional artist and as marketing and sales administrator ...

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Frank Auerbach

Monday, February 6, 2012

Frank Auerbach was born in Germany, however, in 1939 his parents sent him to England to escape the Nazis as part of theKindertransport Programme. Even at a young age, his artistic ability was evident. He went on to study at St Martin’s School of Art in London from 1948 to 1952. After that he studied at ...

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