Fernando Forero is a Colombian Graphic Designer, Illustrator and typographer living and working in Poland. Check out more of his work on Behance, Facebook, and Deviant Art.
DAF favourite Joey Monsoon (featured) has a new exhibition at Lindsay Gallery in Columbus, Ohio. “Monsoon paints people who have been worn down by the lives they have lived, and that wear and tear shows in their eyes, their skin… even their posture. But as world weary as they are, he always treats them with […]
More great stuff from Lille, France based artist Amose. Working in various mediums including illustration, traditional painting, spray painting, and screen printing, Amose’s work is inspired by artists such as Vitché and Vasko, Schiele, Klimt, Nate Williams, James Gallagher, and others. Amose shares a studio in Lille with fellow artists Eroné, Sfer, Nada, Spyre who […]
Born in Urbino, Italy on April 6 (or March 28) 1483, Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino aka Raphael was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. Though his career was short, Raphael produced works of “extraordinary refinement” that would have a great influence on European painting. Along with Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Raphael […]
Argentinian artist Rodrigo Damián Fernandez is a master of digital fine art and among the world’s top illustrators. He specializes in album artwork for musicians, illustration for book covers, magazines covers, movie posters, advertisements, and countless other graphic pieces. Fernandez has won numerous major awards for digital art and photography including multiple first place awards […]
New York based, (Russian born) painter Ilya Zomb studied at the Odessa State Art College and the Odessa Art School between 1971 and 1979, majoring in fine arts. “Zomb’s images of ballerinas, elephants, and gigantic fruits appear as if out of a dream, but the artist says it’s the everyday life in New York,where he […]
There’s no retirement for an artist, it’s your way of living so there’s no end to it.
Your Weekly Mixx! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of contemporary artworks 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 Andrew Hem, Andy Scott, Meredith Marson, Ostinelli & Priest, Sigalit Landau, Vadim Stein, Wolf Ademeit, Elisabeth […]
Born on November 12, 1840, in Mouffetard, a working-class district of Paris, France, Auguste Rodin is considered to be one of the most important sculptors of modern times. He began drawing at the age of 10, and at 14, attended the Petite Ecole – a special school for drawing and mathematics. Rodin was a promising […]
Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day. It actually commemorates the victory at the battle of Puebla of an outnumbered Mexican militia over French forces on May 5, 1862. The day is really not all that popular in México (other than in the state of Puebla), but has been celebrated […]
David Stein was born in Chicago on a chilly October morning in 1977. He developed into a proper gentleman in the Midwest while bouncing back and forth between Illinois and Wisconsin. It was in his earlier years that he made the decision to follow his passion for drawing. Stein is a self-taught artist, his work […]
Paul Chatem was born in 1974 in Bellevue, Washington. Chatem graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1997, and initially showed his work in coffee shops and group shows around Los Angeles. During that time he had two styles of work, clean lined ink work and surreal oil paintings. Over the past year, Chatem […]
Most retail stores, I’ve found, rely heavily on the use of plastic bags. While supermarkets seem to be heading in the direction of cloth bags and bins, the rest of the retail world seems to be lagging behind. As a result, it’s easy for me to end up with bags full of other plastic bags […]