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Happy Canada Day all you Canucks and friends of Canucks out there! In celebration of Canada’s National Day, DAF presents another collection of work from well known (and not so well known) Canadian artists. If you have any suggestions for next year, feel free to email email@example.com.
Cool stuff from Belgian artist Jef Bertels. “My father had a library full of science fiction, and an indestructible light-hearted look on life. My mother was more serious of nature, but had a talent for drawing and painting effortlessly. Batman, spaceship Orion, and the films of Karel Zeman are among my very first memories. Stories […]
Some of you may remember my feature a few months ago on abstract artist Esther Barend. Well Esther has a unique new project that I want to share with you. These one of a kind “Portable Art” bags are hand-made by Barend from design to assembly. The outer shell of the bags are original acrylic […]
“Meredith Dittmar is an artist living and playing in Portland OR. Born near Boston Mass, she grew up in a world of pet pigs, horses, hay-forts and spy games . Follow this with an education in computer science, a career in interactive design, a compulsive need to create, and a drive to Seek and you […]
A native of France, born of Italian parents, Liz Brizzi grew up in Los Angeles. Brizzi is inspired by urban themes and loves to portray the beauty she captures in the raw and industrial aspects of city life. Her mixed media technique begins with the manipulation of her original photography collaged onto an acrylic painted […]
Art must take to the road and risk all for the glory of adventure.
This Monday’s Deviant is Turkish photographer Erdal Kınaci. Kinaci was born in Malatya in 1966 and graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Cerrahpaşa Istanbul University. A lifelong fascination with visual arts, Kinaci has been been taking pictures for over twenty years and began shooting digital photos in 2002. Focusing mostly on people and nature, […]
Born January 20, 1963 in Medford, Oregon, Mark Ryden grew up in southern California. Ryden studied illustration at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He is considered to be one of a few artists who helped to lead a return to traditional painting techniques and […]
Another Monday Mixx – Enjoy!
Another great video from PBS Offbook: Art in the Era of the Internet. “The Internet has intensfied connections between people across the planet. In this episode of OFF BOOK, we take a look at the impact of the this new interconnectivity on the art world. Traditional funding models are dissolving, new forms of expressing ownership […]
Born and raised in northern China, Victor Wang is currently a professor of fine arts at Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri. Wang has a BFA (oil painting) from the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts in China and an MFA from Fontbonne University where he works. Of his painting, Wang says, “My path through […]
Born on April 1, 1981 in Belleville, Ontario, Canada, Nicholas di Genova graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) in 2005 and currently lives and works in Toronto. Influenced by anime, comic books, Otaku culture, and animal compendiums, Di Genova’s work features an encyclopedic range of constructed creatures ranging from soft and […]