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“Corrosion“
This was inspired by weathered flaking blue paint.
24” x 19”

Featured Artist: Q&A with Sarah Strachan

September 25, 2017

  Featured Artist: Q&A with Sarah Strachan About: Sarah Strachan is an up and coming abstract painter in Morecambe, England. She states that she always had a creative streak but it is only since becoming a mum that she has had the time to explore her creativity. According to Sarah, Abstract seems to be her vocation, and her artwork […]

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Burning sculptures ( Photo Installation).

Featured Artist: Barbara Navarro

January 19, 2017

  Featured Artist: Barbara Navarro     Barbara Navarro is a Franco-American multimedia artist who has been living in Paris since 1978. She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1950. Her large body of work spans over several decades and has been informed and inspired by her voyages to West Africa, as well as her […]

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"Meltdown" by Charity Janisse

We Are The Artists: Interview with Charity Janisse

December 4, 2016

  We Are The Artists: Interview with Charity Janisse   Note: This past year I had introduced the work of Charity Janisse as part of my #SupportLivingArtistsIn2016 series. Since then, Charity and I have enjoyed some meaningful exchanges…conversations about art, creativity and life and general. I very much enjoyed her poetry and could relate to much of […]

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Tea with Tentacles: Hand Painted Octopus Themed Sugar Bowl and Creamer

Artist of the Week: Leah Spencer Pereira of Calling Crow Creative

October 30, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Leah Spencer Pereira of Calling Crow Creative   Leah Spencer Pereira is the owner of the brand new Calling Crow Creative, an Etsy shop dedicated to making functional art pieces with an eclectic theme, infusing gothic, fantasy, and literary imagery onto pottery and glass. Her work is a perfect gift for […]

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Featured Artist: Q&A with Jessica Young

October 22, 2016

Featured Artist: Q&A with Jessica Young   Bio: Jessica Young is a 25-year-old emerging artist based in the U.K. who creates striking pen and ink drawings. Her images are simply inspired by “looking at what can not be seen but only imagined”. Although she is just embarking on her artistic career, it will be interesting to see […]

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Apis Mosaic, 24x24", acrylic and paper on canvas.

Artist of the Week: Hava Gurevich

July 24, 2016

Artist of the Week: Hava Gurevich   Hava Gurevich is a painter whose work explores the wonders of nature. Moving far beyond simple illustrations that one would encounter in a Biology 101 textbook, Hava’s work awakens the viewer to the intricate beauty and design of all living things. Hava’s creations are offerings of beauty with a […]

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Artist of the Week: Chris Boyd

June 18, 2016

Artist of the Week: Chris Boyd   Chris Boyd is an artist and author based in Tempe, AZ. who holds a BFA in painting, an MFA in sculpture, as well as a PhD in Psychology with a specialization in Transformative Social Change. His work investigates concepts of collective identity and self-perception within our own socially […]

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Lullwater Bridge, 2016, oil on linen, 15x10".

Artist of the Week: Luis Colan

June 5, 2016

Artist of the Week: Luis Colan   Luis Colan is NYC painter whose primary subject is landscapes. One of his most recent paintings “Lullwater Bridge” is a familiar scene to anyone who has visited Prospect Park in Brooklyn, a place he was hoping to paint for sometime. According to Luis, “The park was designed by […]

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Artist of the Week: Barbara Billeiter

May 28, 2016

Artist of the Week: Barbara Billeiter   I have been following the work of artist Barbara Billeiter on Twitter for some time, intrigued by her unique paintings of innocent child-like characters with humongous eyes placed in surreal fairytale-like scenes. The sweet innocence of each character is juxtaposed with devils, bees, floating eyeballs, and other symbols. […]

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Life Lines, 20x16", acrylic on canvas (click to enlarge).

Artist of the Week: Interview with “Embrace the Matrix”

May 21, 2016

Artist of the Week: Interview with “Embrace the Matrix”   Chuck Taylor, also known as “Embrace The Matrix”, is an Ohio-based abstract painter and musician. He is also a father and a proud owner of an epic goatee ;).  Here, Chuck shares some of his thoughts behind his Life Lines series, the difference between art and […]

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Artist of the Week: Mark Perry

May 14, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Mark Perry   Mark Perry is a painter of abstract landscapes.  His work teeters along the edge of landscape painting and total abstraction. Although Mark seems to favor the abstract, the landscape element gives his work a needed structure that ties it all together. The playful brushstrokes and dabs of color are the […]

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"Live Love Eat"

Artist of the Week: Interview with Eddie Bruckner

April 30, 2016

Artist of the Week: Interview with Eddie Bruckner   Note: I thought I would mix things up a bit and feature some of the artists in our #SupportLivingArtistsIn2016 series in a new way. An interview format naturally unfolded as I found myself asking each artist more and more questions about their art and process. Each answer […]

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"Communication Breakdown", 2016
58.5 x 48, Mixed media on paper

Artist of the Week: Chazalon Respress

April 23, 2016

Artist of the Week: Chazalon Respress   Chazalon Respress is a contemporary artist whose work explores and expresses the ways in which we are connected as citizens of the world. While investigating the interconnectedness of individuals and groups, one must acknowledge that there are also barriers that interfere with our connection to one another as well. […]

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Malinda Prud'homme, Golden Indian Bride, mixed media on canvas (click to enlarge).

Artist of the Week: Malinda Prud’homme

April 16, 2016

Artist of the Week: Malinda Prud’homme   Malinda Prud’homme is a Toronto-based artist who paints stunning portraits like the Sikh beauty above, “Golden Indian Bride”.  Malinda focuses on portraying natural female beauty and uses her art to express that all women are beautiful in their own unique way; regardless of age, size, ethnicity, or style. According […]

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Streaming Into Being, bas relief: mixed media on wood
30 x 44 in/76 x 112 cm

Artist of the Week: Lee McIntyre

April 10, 2016

Artist of the Week: Lee McIntyre   Lee McIntyre is a contemporary Canadian artist whose sculptural paintings celebrate each person’s capacity for healing, growth and inner transformation. I am drawn to the bold color; the prussian blues and the rich reds, as well as the texture and symbolism of each piece. According to Lee, the shapes and patterns in […]

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Judy Hintz Cox: Emergence and Impermanence, Oil and charcoal on canvas (click to enlarge).

Artist of the Week: Judy Hintz Cox

March 21, 2016

Artist of the Week: Judy Hintz Cox   Judy Hintz Cox is an abstract painter who uses painting as a medium to process and express what she’s reading, thinking or meditating about at the time. Sometimes Judy will even jot down these thoughts directly onto her paintings! Judy is also a student of Buddhism and some […]

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Close up of some of the detailed work in Luque's paintings (click to enlarge).

Artist of the Week: Jeffrey Luque: Girls with Flowers

March 19, 2016

Artist of the Week: Jeffrey Luque: Girls with Flowers   Jeffrey Luque is a self-taught artist based in the CoRK Arts District in Jacksonville, FL. His most recent series in progress consists of several large-scale portraits of women, each whose head has been adorned with an abundant wreath of flowers. There are so many interpretations that […]

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2016 Acrylic/Glaze on canvas
48” x48” x1.5”

Artist of the Week: Michele Tragakiss

March 12, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Michele Tragakiss   “And so artistic creation is the metamorphosis of the external physical aspects of a thing into a self-sustaining spiritual reality.” –Hans Hofmann Michele Tragakiss is an abstract painter whose works attempt to bridge the gap between the dream world and reality. According to Tragakiss, paint is the medium through […]

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Waterfalling, by Charity Janisse

Artist of the Week: Charity Janisse

March 5, 2016

Artist of the Week: Charity Janisse   When she falls She falls Like water falls Crashing into the sea Beneath She’s Niagara to me Fierce Rushing Dangerous And Lovely ~ When she falls. Charity Janisse is an extremely versatile artist: an author, poet, painter and abstract photographer. Regardless of the media she chooses – all her […]

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tjCervantesArt, Moon Bowls: "Gramma Moon" (click to enlarge).

Artist of the Week: tjCervantes Art

February 27, 2016

  Artist of the Week: tjCervantes Art Terry Cervantes is a California based artist who combines her skills as a production potter with her talent as a visual 2D artist. She pulls her inspiration from Surrealism, Asian and Native American cultures, and all things found in nature to create beautiful and whimsical works that are both […]

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16x16, oil on cradled birch panel. Completed November 26, 2015

Artist of the Week: Lorn Curry

February 20, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Lorn Curry Lorn Curry is a painter of still-life paintings, inspired by Hyperrealism, a genre of painting and sculpture resembling a high-resolution photograph. (Hyperrealism is considered an advancement of Photorealism, just as digital photography is considered an advancement of traditional photography with its use of filters, etc.). Although the still […]

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Jin Kwang You, Transformation, oil and beads on canvas

Artist of the Week: Jin Kwang You

February 6, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Jin Kwang You   Jin Kwang You is an artist based Seoul, South Korea whose works on canvas evoke feelings of nostalgia, childhood and imagination. His latest series (a collaborative effort with friend JT Kim), features some of the most well-loved icons from the 80’s to early 90’s: Super Mario Bros., […]

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Jeni Lee, Afternoon Approach, 2015, acrylic on canvas (click to enlarge).

Artist of the Week: Jeni Lee, The Art of Process

January 30, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Jeni Lee, The Art of Process Jeni Lee is a painter based in Portland, Oregon whose soft atmospheric works are inspired by the environments where she has lived and traveled to. Her paintings capture the ways in which we experience our surroundings and the impressions that they leave behind in […]

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Silkworms Art Comic by Joseph Pastula (click to enlarge).

Artist of the Week: Joseph Pastula (Silkworms Art)

January 23, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Joseph Pastula (Silkworms Art) Thought it would be fun to introduce a comic artist as our next artist of the week. Joseph Pastula (a New England native now living in Tokyo, Japan) is the artist behind the emerging Silkworms Art comic series, where he depicts a world of strange characters […]

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Artist of the Week: Jessica Regele

January 9, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Jessica Regele Jessica Regele is both an artist and artisan. Her studio is fully stocked with a variety of unique items, both decorative and useful, however Jess takes an artistic approach to all that she creates. Jessica creates standard pottery items such as mugs and bowls, yet she adds her own unique style […]

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Ethan Boisvert, Turns on a Dime, 36x30, oil on canvas.

Artist of the Week: Ethan Boisvert

January 3, 2016

  Artist of the Week: Ethan Boisvert Happy New Year!! Excited to give a shout out to my first featured artist for my #SupportLivingArtistsIn2016 project! Our first featured artist of the week is CT/NY abstract painter and photographer Ethan Boisvert! His manner of style is pure abstraction where form, texture, and color are emphasized. He […]

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