Michael Fields is a self-taught artist based in Portland, Oregon. His work focuses “primarily on the duality that exists inside each and every one of us. The feral beast confounded by logic and order… the internal struggle between instinct and knowledge…” (from artist website) Fields is also a graphic designer and WordPress developer. To see […]
Born in 1978, Gabriel Neale is an talented self taught artist based in the UK. His paintings often depict solitary figures caught up in thought. To see more, visit NuMasters.com.
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American artist Brian Despain has a new show on at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle, Washington. “Despain works with imaginary yet recognizable modern landscapes, but populates his world with seemingly self aware and melancholy robots. His work blends the natural world with technology with a slightly morbid slant. Skulls, machinery, and birds provide the […]
It’s hard to believe that Daily Art Fixx is already 2 years old! What began for me as a way to learn about art, DAF has grown into a portal that is visited by thousands of readers daily. DAF continues to grow and I continue to enjoy bringing “…a little art – every day” to […]
Born in 1977, UK artist David Whitlam showed an interest and talent for drawing at a young age. While studying graphic art at Leeds Metropolitan University, he developed a curiosity for surrealism and the workings of the unconscious. Whitlam works in three mediums – pencil, oil paint, and Adobe Photoshop. His goal is to “tap […]
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
Happy Mother’s Day all you moms out there! In honour of this special day, DAF presents a selection of well known portraits of artists’ mothers. Throughout history, many artists have painted their mothers for a variety reasons; “as a loving tribute, to capture a memorable face, to work through conflicting emotions, as a family legacy, […]
Part three of Artsy.net‘s great Art Market series. This short, four-minute video covers the motivation of patrons to fund artists and how the concept of art patronage has changed over time. The Art Market (in Four Parts): Patrons from Artsy on Vimeo. Patrons is the third installment of a four-part documentary series, preceded by Auctions and Galleries and followed by […]
Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of contemporary art and/or art related videos chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. This week, we feature the work of Claudio Fuente, Coista Magarakis, Pastel, Hector Frank, Jaqueline Rush Lee, Aida Muluneh, Monique Orsini, Stéphane Halleux, […]
Born in Gary, Indiana in 1966, Charles Grogg is an American contemporary artist and photographer. He currently resides in southern California where he produces fractured photographic images printed in silver and sewn through or in platinum and palladium on handmade Japanese washi which are restitched into whole images and frequently feature tethers, sutures or other […]
Allison Sommers is a Brooklyn based artist working primarily in gouache. She creates complicated and intricate worlds with a “sharp wit and a penchant for nonsensical combinations”. “Abandoning deference for playful irreverence, Sommers draws on her interests in renaissance and baroque art, toying with staid motifs and trading solemnity for nose-thumbing whimsy. She delights in […]
Born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine, artist Yuliya now lives and works in Ontario, Canada. Yuliya graduated with honours from Kiev National Art College as well as Kieve National Institute of Applied Art and Design. Yuliya creates both traditional and digital art. Her “Linear Art” is created with acrylic paints, ink, gold and other precious […]