Lives/works in: Fresno, CAWebsite: http://www.dcphotographystudios.comTo purchase contact: Sara Deasy
I am inspired and intrigued by the human condition. I enjoy exploring the different aspects that relate to the psychological aspects of life, and through photography I gracefully accept the challenge of being an artist attempting to convey these concepts visually.
I thrive on trying to share my interpretive visualization of our fears, inhibitions, de... [more]
Lives/works in: MichiganWebsite: http://marciafreedman.comTo purchase contact: Marcia Freedman
My paintings are brought to life by critical observation, personal experience, memory and reactions to events. They become a metaphor for personal emotions and external perceptions, but on a broader level integrate the personal with wider questions, political and social.
Using organic forms found in the figure as a source, the work is informed by nature, science and the potentia... [more]
Kathryn HartMixed Media
Lives and works in: Colorado, USAWebsite: http://www.kathryndhart.comTo purchase contact: Kathryn Hart
Kathryn Hart’s art reflects the human condition — all of its crags, crevices, revelations and secrets — and her belief in an endless ability to rise from the ashes.
Her mixed media works seep with raw, personal history, but the stories are timelessly relevant. They exude a sense of loss, longing and an ultimate conviction in renewal. Hart’s current work searches for... [more]
Valerie HonnartPainting, Mixed Media
Lives/works in: Beijing, China.Website: http://www.valeriehonnart.comTo purchase contact: Valerie Honnart
"The Art of Valerie Honnart can only be understood from the perspective of cross cultural influences combining her home country with China and Italy where she lived. From China she remains fascinated by landscapes, martial arts, and life energy control through breathing. She combines the use of inks and pigments in a sophisticated proces... [more]
"No Object" on ArteFuse by Alison Pierz Serkan Altinoz, Ai Campbell, Dana Crossan, Daniel Dibble, Rhia Hurt, Joseph Karwacki, Kat Kohl, Julian Lorber, Olivié Ponce, Judy Rifka, Rosemary Taylor at Trestle Projects
July 19th - September 13th
Here, Not There, the third of the Triad exhibitions presented by Arts Guild New Jersey opened on November 17th. Jackie Cruz, the exhibition curator, has chosen an impressive body of works by a diverse and accomplished group of artists to address a seemingly simple, but surprisingly complex theme. In her thoughtful catalog essay, Cruz states "this exhibition provides the viewer with a glimpse into the artists’ interpretations of environment and what space means to them including: lyrical se... [more]
Cynzia SanchezPainting, Mixed Media
Lives and works in: Atlanta, GeorgiaWebsite: http://www.cynziasanchezstudio.comTo purchase contact: Cynzia Sanchez
Cynzia Sanchez was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She moved to Atlanta in 1982 to continue her undergraduate and graduate studies in Architecture at Georgia Tech. In 2011 she completed a Masters in Fine Arts in Painting from SCAD. Sanchez’s contemporary realism ranges from portraiture and figurative work to nature scenes.
Paul MathisenAbstract painting
Lives and works in: Venice, FLWebsite: http://mathisenstudios.comTo purchase contact: Paul Mathisen
I was born in Lakewood Ohio in 1974. My family moved every three years as my father accepted various career advancements. As a result we have lived in many different locations all over the world. When I was 12 years old I went to boarding school, which introduced me to the world of painting and ceramics. I studied Creative Arts at Bradford College,... [more]
Agneta Eriksson HildénPainting
Lives and works in: Saltsjöbaden, Stockholm, SwedenWebsite: http://filepublishing.blogspot.seTo purchase contact: Agneta Eriksson Hilden
I was born in Gävle 1959, and moved with my family to Stockholm when I was four. In school I studied science and at university I studied architecture and art. I moved to the south of France, to Vence, to paint on my own. Returning home I ran into hard challenges in art so I went to the Centre Cultu... [more]
Lives and works in: Naples, Florida and Nice, France Website: http://www.valerieghoussaini.comTo purchase contact: Valerie Ghoussaini
My work is a reflection of my life. I base my paintings on photographs taken on my travels as well as family photos gathered throughout the years. My interior scenes are taken from personal surroundings or something that just catches my eye. A diverse range of material provides the collective history from which I draw upon in my paintings. Through this visual reconstruction of my life I have created my own scrapbook... [more]
Lives/works in: San Diego, CA; Hot Water Beach, New ZealandWebsite: http://sallysamins.comTo purchase contact: Sally Samins
Sally Samins is an abstract artist, strongly influenced by a childhood in Australia.
After studying graphic arts, she became a well known sports photographer, specializing in America’s Cup yachting. After developing her artistic eye through photography, she decided to follow her childhood dream of becoming a painter and has created a dis... [more]
Lives and works in: New DelhiWebsite: http://www.sabahasan.comTo purchase contact: Saba Hasan
A prominent contemporary artist, Saba has been making significant contributions in the realm of abstract art both in technique and concepts in over 18 years of practice.
She has successfully developed her own visual alphabet using non-traditional materials like, plaster, sand, leaves, nails, Urdu text, books and sound to create works which are imbued with meanings. Her phi... [more]
Lives/works in: Montreal, Canada; Bucaramanga, ColombiaWebsite: http://www.danielcastilloglass.comTo purchase contact: Daniel Castillo
Daniel Castillo was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia, South America in 1960. His training in engineering and stained glass led him naturally to the process with fused glass which can be approached much the same way as a painting or sculpture. He continually strives to grow as an artist and advance his work technically and conceptually. Drawing on his background in engineering along with inspiration from sourc... [more]
Sherry WackerMixed Media
Lives and works in: Oakland, CAWebsite: http://sherrywacker.comTo purchase contact: Sherry Wacker
Horsepowered Memories, airbrushed images combined with car parts from past years, is my latest series. My goal as an artist is to strike a universal chord. I create works that are about the world I grew up in and the one I am witnessing now. I want to make people feel exploded with memories and then think about how these events relate to what we have become. And that... [more]
Seagulls tales by Grace Weinstein Chen Carmi at CSULB Art Department Galleries
September 9th, 2012 - November 14th
Born in Jerusalem, Israel, Chen Carmi received her B.F.A. in photography at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem in 2005. Carmi is currently working toward her M.F.A. in photography at California State University, Long Beach.
Carmi takes photographic portraits of family, friends, and pets. In these portraits, she study the basis of their relationship, be it commitment, love, or fate. The images, often in black and white, are shot in a medium format. Subjects are portrayed in a form... [more]