Anita Marci’s ‘Banana Lime’

Anita Marci’s ‘Banana Lime’

Inspired by creative masters like Henri Matisse and  Georgia O’Keefe, Anita Marci creates custom work for an impressive clientele list that includes Estee Lauder, Elizabeth Arden, Kleenex and Springmaid Comforters. “‘Banana Lime’ came out of a gift from a dear friend and collector of mine,” the artist says. “Kathy gave me some bananas and some […]

J. Scott Nicol’s ‘Marilyn Love Yellow’

J. Scott Nicol’s ‘Marilyn Love Yellow’

Nicol’s photorealistic oil paintings have led to both commercial and critical success. His latest series, “Pop 3D,” promises a unique combination of realism, photography and pop culture. Scheduled to launch at Art Expo New York this April, the series allows viewers to “experience original oil paintings like never before,” Nicol says, as 3D glasses turn […]

Detroit’s Art Collection Safe —— For Now

Detroit’s Art Collection Safe —— For Now

Several national organizations, including the Ford Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, have united to keep Detroit’s art off the auction block.

From Funny Pages to Fine Art

From Funny Pages to Fine Art

Life is anything but textbook-simple, and our biggest breaks often come unscripted. That’s how it was when California artist Tom Everhart met Charles M. Schulz, whose works would become his biggest inspiration.

Alex Hanna’s ‘Bubble’

Alex Hanna’s ‘Bubble’

We love the soft dreamworld of Alex Hanna’s still-life oil paintings. The London artist was featured in 2013 at several U.K. shows, including the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition and the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize exhibition. See more in ABN’s Winter 2013 “On Our Radar” feature.

David Fenton’s ‘Rebirth’

David Fenton’s ‘Rebirth’

David Fenton uses his vivid imagination and unquenchable curiosity to explore the “gray matter” of the natural world through digital photography and illustration on aluminum. The shimmering, organic qualities of his art are mesmerizing. See more in ABN’s Winter 2013 “On Our Radar” feature.

Jennifer Carvalho’s ‘Backlot’

Jennifer Carvalho’s ‘Backlot’

2013 was a busy year for Jennifer Carvalho: The Ontarian artist received a master’s degree in fine arts at the University of Guelph and became a finalist for the RBC Canadian Painting Competition. We’re clearly not the only ones who love her moody suburban landscapes. See more in ABN’s Winter 2013 “On Our Radar” feature.

Michael Covello’s ‘Bedlam on the Boat’

Michael Covello’s ‘Bedlam on the Boat’

Michael Covello’s graphic paintings turned heads throughout Florida in 2013. A recent graduate of the University of South Florida Master of Fine Arts program, the mixed-media artist exhibited at several juried shows this year and was featured in a recent edition of “New American Paintings.” See more in ABN’s Winter 2013 “On Our Radar” feature.

Art Gone Wild: Where art goes on adventure

Art Gone Wild: Where art goes on adventure

ABN talks with gallery owners D. Arthur and Lisa Wilson about their journey into the art world together, the message they hope to convey and exactly who Rhupert is.

Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage

A former art director and illustrator in magazine publishing and advertising, François Chartier now takes a theatrical approach to photorealism.