“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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
“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.
Modernist artist Mary Johnston blends oil paints to create a soft sense of serenity. Inspired by expansive views of Lake Superior, Johnston’s diffused atmospheres and landscapes were well-received at Artexpo New York and shows throughout the Midwest. See more in ABN’s Winter 2013 “On Our Radar” feature.
We’re fascinated by Deborah Paswaters’ abstract figure paintings, which are often accompanied by “living model sculptures” at shows and exhibitions. Combining color, light, poetry and performance, her work has received acclaim from both private collectors and art exhibitors. See more in ABN’s Winter 2013 “On Our Radar” feature.
We can’t take our eyes off Vivien Zhang’s graphic oil paintings, which transcend the canvas with an expert articulation of depth. Zhang, who was awarded the Artist Residency at Cité Internationale des Arts, will receive her master’s degree in fine arts from the Royal College of Art in 2014. See more in ABN’s Winter 2013 […]