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Cathy Locke, brushwork & mark making influenced by Russian Art

Cathy Locke, brushwork & mark making influenced by Russian Art

September 20, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

I hold a B.F.A. from Art Center College of Design and a M.F.A. from the Academy of Art University, both with honors. I currently teach a variety of figurative courses in the graduate department at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. I have received accolades for my work from the Pastel Society of…

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Karen Cooper, capturing people & their daily routines

Karen Cooper, capturing people & their daily routines

September 16, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

Painting People’s Stories Karen is a figurative painter, who spent her college years at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, sampling just about every department available, with textile and fashion design eventually seizing most of her attention. That course of study required a fair amount of drawing classes from the art department, and the introduction to…

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Claudio Parentela, vibrant experimental figurative collage

Claudio Parentela, vibrant experimental figurative collage

September 6, 2017 | mixed media art | No Comments

Born in Catanzaro (1962-Italy) where he lives and works, Claudio Parentela is an illustrator, painter, photographer, mail artist, cartoonist, collagist, journalist free lance… Active since many years in the international underground scene. He has collaborated & he collaborates with many, many zines, magazines of contemporary art, literary and of comics in Italy and in the…

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Matteo Mauro, digital reinterpretations of Rococo engraving

Matteo Mauro, digital reinterpretations of Rococo engraving

The study of the technique of artistic printmaking and Rococo picture content, leads the artist Matteo Mauro’s research to a series of contemporary experiments to offer digital reinterpretations of Rococo theories of engraving. The author defines Micromegalic Inscriptions as computational approaches of generating dynamic engravings, from fictional landscapes to traced and abstracted capriccios, to inspire…

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David Goatley, Portrait of Maharaja of Jaipur

David Goatley, Portrait of Maharaja of Jaipur

David is deeply honoured to share his portrait of the Maharaja of Jaipur. He visited Jaipur, India in January 2017 where he met with His Highness for a photo shoot at City Palace. This official portrait is now part of the Royal Collection overseen by the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum. His Highness Maharaja…

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Raelis Vasquez, juxtaposing figures and historical context

Raelis Vasquez, juxtaposing figures and historical context

August 26, 2017 | figurative painting | No Comments

The application of the visual communication and conventions of unity, history, and diversity of the narratives in my paintings creates a juxtaposition between the figures and the historical context. This forces ambiguity and perplexity within the voice of my work. I am most focused on the usage of traditional light, which conveys a dramatic essence…

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