“Moonlight Daiquiri,” Barbara Tyler Ahlfield

“Moonlight Daiquiri,” Barbara Tyler Ahlfield

“Moonlight Daiquiri” is a modern portrait with classical elements. The model, Ying, is a concert stage musician- harpsichord/piano. She combines elements of strength and delicacy in her music and in her persona. The background motif is suggestive of musical symbolism and her gown alluring yet celestial. Oil on canvas; 48×60” fashionillustrationandmore.com

“Cascade,” Rita Boutros

“Cascade,” Rita Boutros

In her new suite of works, artist Rita Boutros takes her inspiration from the lush tropical foliage of south Florida, exploring the rootedness and connections between the figure and surroundings. These are done in a variety of media including oil on canvas, mixed media on paper and in sculptural relief sewn entirely of canvas. She […]

“De Ton Centre,” Dominique Boutaud

“De Ton Centre,” Dominique Boutaud

Dominique Boutaud: “I play with forms that have the power of human thoughts and the love I have to use bright colors indicates the motion of life. I take the paint material as it comes and I work always very differently looking for new effects and for harmony. I create a world where colors mix […]

“Untitled,” Drew Doggett

“Untitled,” Drew Doggett

Drew Doggett: “I search for subjects with unique stories in corners of the world available only to those purposefully seeking them … I’m preparing to release my latest collection which features the epic dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia. The images capture the spirit of this vast and desolate area characterized by organic geometric shapes, the intersection […]

“Aeon of Harporcrates,” Sapphire Frater

“Aeon of Harporcrates,” Sapphire Frater

Sapphire Frater’s “Aeon of Harporcrates”  is inspired by “dissolution and unity with infinite-limitless space,” the artist says, “to become one with all that is infinite.” After its exhibition at Art Expo New York this year, the work will be exhibited in Paris at the Carrousel Du Louvre in 2015. It has received rave reviews by […]

“Portersville Bay II,” Brad Robertson

“Portersville Bay II,” Brad Robertson

Brad Robertson: “My trademark is texture and bold color combinations. My two main compositions are the landscape and portal. And red paint—every piece has it somewhere.” bradrobertson.com

Your Summer of Art

Your Summer of Art

Next time you’re thinking about booking a flight to LaGuardia, why not try one of these less well-known artistic hot spots instead?

A New Way to Learn

A New Way to Learn

From intuitive and abstract painting to technical drawing and more traditional painting instruction, the online art world is open to everyone. All you need is a computer, an Internet connection and, like everything else in art, dedication.

Curating a Life

Curating a Life

Evan Garza has found his niche in the art world. Four years ago, he co-founded the first artist residency exclusively for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (LGBTQ) artists on New York’s Fire Island.

Peter Kephart’s ‘Erratic With Lyrical String Clouds’

Peter Kephart’s ‘Erratic With Lyrical String Clouds’

“Firepainter” Peter Kephart gleans inspiration from the rugged surroundings of his West Virginia home, combining the elements of fire, water, earth and wind to create abstract, organic landscapes. Collectors can find his work at galleries throughout the United States. See more in ABN’s Winter 2013 “On Our Radar” feature.