Marilena was born and grew up in Romania. She currently lives and works in Sheffield where she owns an art studio 'Hunaari'. She creates art inspired by Romanian and Japanese folklore. Marilena’s paintings are a reflection of this dynamic path which art set her on, inviting those who admire them to meditate on the poetic aspects of nature. In a unique style of abstract expressionism painting, Marilena’s works are created for those who wish to connect with nature on an ever-deeper level.
Tamera Bedford is a Hong Kong - based mixed media artist who is noted for her extraordinary dedication both to her artistic practice and to the nature of her diverse subject matter. Her work turns to visual representation to capture her deep respect for environmental phenomena, and beyond, to biological life and mental flows of the human brain. Her effect is at once to telescope to the micro-elements of these exquisite realms, networks and systems as it is to pull our perspective back to appreciate their superstructures built of exquisite flows, lines and patterns.
Gabriella was born in Rome, Italy, where she studied Poster Art and graphic design. She has been working in the United Kingdom for the last 40 years. First in Edinburgh, where she exhibited with the Scottish Craft Centre hand-painted furniture and objets d'art in a number of art galleries and exclusive charity events. In 1994 she moved to Oxford and joined the Ashmolean Museum as a Gallery Lecturer. She was also accepted by the Oxfordshire Craft Guild, exhibiting her work in museums, art galleries and International Art Fairs.
Since then, she has introduced into her work a new interest using coloured veneer inlay to create decorative compositions, focusing on figures, texture and shapes to convey feeling and emotions. Many of her art works have been commissioned for special occasions and cherished as collector pieces in Europe and overseas. Her graphic design background enhances an appreciation of harmony and symmetry in the designs she creates.
Paola is an Argentian-born artist painter whose work has been exhibited internationally and featured in art galleries including South America, New York and London. Her work Relatos de la infancia is a series of very personal portraits and self-portraits which explore the meaning of childhood: fellings of growth, changes and loss. These images recreate the artist’s childhood memories like first names, clothes and meaningful characters from the past. Despite the fact that all these memories are subjective, they can be perceived in many different ways by the viewer who is encouraged to give them his own personal meaning.
Born in Slovakia, Mira Corbova is an abstract artist living and working in New Zealand. Mira is a professional artist, gallery curator & mentor and an inspirational art tutor whose work mirrors a passion of self-expression, energy, colour and the connection in various forms. Naturally creative and intuitive person, she enjoys exploring the emotions and feelings she often picks up around her. These are the inspirations that became her creations. Using vibrant oil colours, various shapes flow onto her canvas intuitively.
Kevin has worked as a sculptor continuously since 1987, having completed his studies in Fine Art (Sculpture) at CCAD. In the development of his sculptural career he has been able to explore many styles, materials and methodologies, having worked with and studied associated arts practices. Throughout these explorations he has found that working creatively with tactile materials is the area to which I am passionately connected.
Dora Bertolutti Howard was born in Faedis (Udine), Italy in 1957. She is an experienced Fine Art photographer and a studio assistant to her husband Ken Howard RA OBE. She has always been a keen photographer with the obsession of immortalising what she finds inspiring. Her limited edition prints are in a number of private and public collections and have been exhibited throughout the UK and Europe. Today, along with exhibiting her fine art photography projects, she has the opportunity to work between London, Cornwall and Venice. Her extensive portfolio includes photographs of London and Venice cityscapes, vast deserts of Egypt, rural life in India, portraits of exceptional individuals across the world and dramatic sunsets.
She has had several exhibitions at the Royal Academy of Arts for the Marie Curie Cancer Care.
She has donated her work to Arts for Youth, Young Art at the Royal College of Art, and many other charities in the UK.
Regularly displaying at restaurants and cafes in Italy and London.
Virgin Money Lounge, Eagle Place St James’s, London, 2019.
Old Brompton Gallery, London, 2019.
A&D Gallery, Marylebone, London, 2018.
Venice Ball at Sobanski Palace in Warsaw, Poland, organised by Fundacja Isabella Anders & Burlington Schools, 2017.
An exhibition with Ken Howard RA OBE, The Gallery Café, Sackler Wing, Royal Academy of Arts, 2017.
Associazione Culturale Imagoars, Cannaregio, Venice, 2016-2018.
PZ Gallery, Penzance, 2014.
Tumbling underneath waves amidst effervescent aquatones, Margaret Juul's compositions are fresh and original expressions of the colors and patterns of water in motion. The artist uses her imagination to distill the kinetic essence of something never at rest.
Irregular shapes of green and blue cover the canvas, reminiscent of the brilliant marine hues that convey water in 19th century Japanese woodblock prints. Close inspection reveals rough, textured surfaces from the thick application of media on linen, including oil, acrylic and oil pastel, reiterating the earthly and organic nature of her subject.
"My name is Michał Krzysztofowicz and this website is my attempt at showcasing some of my best images, and to show the world and everything that surrounds me through my lens.
I've been interested in photography as a hobbyist for as long as I can remember, although I got a little bit more serious in the recent 10 years or so. I also love traveling, and I really think travel and photography compliment each other really well."
Born in Sept-Îles , Québec Canada.
She obtained a diploma in 1986 after completing the Art & Media Technology program in the province of Québec before working for 18 years in advertising. Art has always been an important part of her life, but she never fully delved into it, until 2017. Cellar or PhoneArt came into her life when no other artist means were available for her in other to express her emotions. Over the last five years, she's been developing her own art techniques.
Artist about her work: "I only work on my cell phone because it was the only thing I could use while staying in the hospital room #1114! Dealing with bipolarity disorder, a cell phone is, in most cases, the only thing you’re allowed to have in your room…So starting with my own pictures or blank screen, I learned how to create digitally “mix-media” techniques. My phone is like my little sketchbook now on which I am always working and creating. art pieceWith my art, I wish to bring awareness to mental health issue by sharing my vision of a rough reality. What you see is, most of the time, not what’s really going on inside. An artpiece of mine has depth and a thousand layers, just like mental health."
Marek Neumann is an award-winning London based photographer and retoucher specializing in interior and architectural photography.
He is very passionate about the geometry of design, the character of form and the symmetry of structure.
Marek Neumann graduated from Wroclaw University, Faculty of Law and Administration. Whilst studying he became a proud owner of 35mm Practica and this is when his serious photographic journey has started
Ann Palmer lives in Rochester and spends up to 3 months a year in her cottage in the Loire Valley in France. She has been drawing and painting from 2007, taking up oils 8 years ago. Ann works in OILS principally land, sky and seascapes, often working directly out of doors in front of the scene. Her larger paintings are developed in the studio from her experiences en plein air, sketches and photographs. Ann gains inspiration from her travels to the coasts of Cornwall and Normandy as well as her home county of Kent.
Masked Sphinx studied fine art painting at Camberwell and Norwich Art Schools (1997) and lives and works in London. She has curated and exhibited in several large-scale projects, events and exhibitions including the Austrian Cultural Forum (2020), Uniqlo Tate Lates, Tate Modern (Feb 2018), a solo exhibition at Conway Hall, London (2017), Broadcasting House for the BBC 100Women (2016), University College London TEDxUCLWomen (2016), Gerald Moore Gallery (2015), Dulwich Picture Gallery (2014), Guys Hospital London Bridge (2014) and she was a prize winner in the Big Draw (2015) for a site-specific collaborative drawing she co-devised, Hidden Narratives Dangerous Liaisons. She was the Chair and Director of South London Women Artists (2013-2016) and the founder and former editor of ArtVerve Magazine (2014-2017). Her works are featured in public collections, including Conway Hall Archive Library and in private collections in the UK and USA.
Born in 1978 in the Netherlands. Currently based in both the Netherlands and Spain.
Artist about his work: 'I paint, draw and sculpt whatever I feel like!
Colours, lines, writing. I feel the sounds, I hear the motion... When I paint ,I feel free and in my own world. Putting my mind on canvas, paper or whatever I can get my hands on. It gives me satisfaction when people admire and appreciate my art. I Hope I can reach into the hearts of every each person, that is open to my work. Every moment of the day and all day, I imagine new concepts and ideas. Would there only be enough time to put it into motion. A piece of my mind, of my soul.
I was born in 1965 in Gelsenkirchen /Germany and I grew up and lived in Gladbeck until I was 32. Since 1997 I live in Schöppingen, in the northwest Germany, near the Dutch border.
A few years ago I discovered my passion for the photography. Initially it was a small compact camera, which accompanied me to everywhere, since that was not enough. Eventually, I bought a SLR - Equipment, and in autodidactic studies I learned about the technical knowledge, which is necessary for the photography and which is essential for the further processing of the photos.
After spending 20 years in Paris, Sangie moved to Australia and what she discovered there in terms of light, nature and painting technique will impact her future choices. Thus she chose to establish her artistic studio in Aix-en-Provence. There she harnesses this famous light in her abstract paintings. After drawing and oil, she works with acrylic, charcoal and ink. She approaches painting with great openness and experimentation of gesture and movement, working on calligraphy and the vibratory stretching of material.
Jonathan Shimony graduated from Harvard College’s Visual and Environmental Studies Department with highest honours in 1987. Thanks to a Luce Foundation Scholarship he was able to study in Japan at the Tokyo School of Art where he was awarded a diploma of higher studies in 1989. He returned to the United States to continue his education at the Massachusetts College of Art and obtained an MFA in 1991. Jonathan won a Fulbright Scholarship to France in 1994 to be the Artist in Residence at the Ecole Duperré (National School of Applied Arts) and has lived in Paris ever since.
Irina Sumanenkova was born in 1982 in Ukraine. She studied art and painting techniques at the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture. Since her graduation in 2004 she has illustrated a number of books and created hundreds of paintings. Her paintings were included in private collections in Ukraine and Switzerland. She exhibited her work internationally during the Art Expo Autumn Rome 2018 and the Parallax London Art Fair 2019.
Kathlene Tracy's artwork is a culmination of an in depth understanding of human behavior and interest in art as a medium for expression that is able to transcend many of the barriers of other forms of communication. She began art classes at the same time as beginning school winning National Juried Competitions at very young ages and also pursued higher education for understanding human behavior holding faculty appointments at Yale University, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and other prestigious academic institutions while sustaining dual careers in psychology and the visual arts fields. Within New York City she has participated in multiple solo and group exhibitions of her work and is now exhibiting in London. In addition, her work is included in both public and private collections.
American-born Julie Windler has been an award-winning Functional Potter since 1972. The artist about her work: "Each piece of my pottery, by sight and feel, reveals a real part of me. The shape, weight, and feel of my work have the imprint of my hands and the tension or peace I was experiencing as the pottery was formed. The overwhelming emotion experienced in making my pottery is pure joy. If you listen very closely, when holding my work, you may hear an Italian tenor singing opera as that IS the music of my art."
Ebba Kristina Wingårdh is a Swedish artist who has been painting for over 30 years. She has a studio in Ängelholm on the south coast of Sweden and another in Sweden's capital, Stockholm. She is a multi-talented artist and also works as a scenographer and costume designer for theatre, but above all she paints.
Ebba Kristina paints intuitively in an abstract style where the "Inner Peace" series is the current theme. Thoughts are put aside and instead she lets emotions and momentum find their own path, there is no given end result.
Ebba Kristina also works in her own naive style with strong colours. In these paintings, more than one story is usually told. In addition to colour, both humour and tragedy are important ingredients to which she always returns.
These two types of expression are mastered to perfection. Both types are completely different but they complement each other.
Anna Wouters was born in Oxfordshire and also has New-Zealand nationality. She grew up in Chester and now lives in Stratford-Upon-Avon. She studied Visual Studies and German at Oxford Brookes University. Anna aims to capture the feeling and atmosphere of a place in paint. She is inspired by the forces of nature and the effects of light on the sea, of storm, wind and sky. She aims to express an emotional connection with the landscape, sketching from nature and painting in the studio. She also paints to express personal feelings.
Paul Wuensche is a London-based figurative artist. He has had several solo shows in London, as well as exhibiting in numerous group shows including the BP Portrait Awards, The Discerning Eye, and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. Although he works on portraits, nudes and still lifes in his studio, he also paints outside throughout the year. His approach to landscape painting has developed over time, and plays an important role in his overall practice.
Adele Venter obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art with a major in sculpture at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. She completed a photography course at Sait in Calgary, Canada which became her medium of choice.
Her artwork reflects her sculptural background, using three dimensional miniature objects to build narrative landscapes. These miniatures are then photographed where three dimensions are translated into two.
Florencia Zampieri was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Extensive knowledge of various art forms and techniques provided her with a solid base to pursue career in arts. Abstract, collage, colours, acrylic, oils, pencils, papers, textures are her tools to compose her dynamic world. In addition to her professional ambitions, she is a loving mum for her three young children.
Rawia Ghandour Zantout has a degree in Business and Finance from the University of Southern Europe in Monte Carlo, Monaco, although her real passion has always been the arts.
Rawia finds her inspiration in the works of prominent Impressionist painters many of whom lived and worked in the south of France where she lived and studied. Her work thus mirrors the magical reflections present in nature.
Originally a Fashion Designer, Grady Zeeman’s love for people, their joys and fears are evident in her work. Her human subjects are rife with stunning visuals which effortlessly draw the viewer to her subjects. Her paintings are an audible call for attention and understanding, evoking deep emotions. As the portrayal of strong women are important to her, Zeeman uses her daughter Elle, friend Andrea Weichelt or herself as models for her paintings
“Characterized by melancholy, Zeeman’s work illustrates sentiments to which all people can relate” - NY Art Times