Italian artist Nicoletta Ceccoli (featured) has a new exhibition entitled “Girls Don’t Cry” on now at Roq La Rue Gallery in Seattle. Ceccoli has made a name for herself illustrating children’s books, including winning the prestigious Italian Anderson Prize for best illustrator of the year in 2001. She recently has been showing paintings in US […]
Born on October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz has been documenting American popular culture since the 1970s and is one of the most sought-after portrait photographers today. The Leibovitz family moved frequently with her father’s duty assignments in the U.S. Air Force and Annie took her first photos when they were stationed in […]
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Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marquis of Dalí de Púbol (Salvador Dali) was born on May 11, 1904 in Figueres, Spain near the French border. A painter, draughtsman, illustrator, sculptor, writer and film maker, Dali was one of the most prolific, flamboyant, and well-known artists of the 20th century. He was a student […]
Another member of the Mercurocrom Collective, Eroné lives in Lille, France. Eroné studied art at the St. Luc Institute in Belgium and is currently working on screen printing, and studying engraving and pyrography. Eroné shares a studio in Lille with fellow Mercurocrom artists Amose, Sfer, Nada, and Spyre. To see more of Eroné’s work, visit […]
Impressionist painter (Jean-Baptiste) Armand Guillaumin was born on February 16, 1841 in Paris, France. Guillaumin studied at the Academie Suisse in 1861 where he formed life-long friendships with Cezanne and Pissarro. Guillaumin exhibited at the Salon des Refusés in 1863 and later became a friend of Vincent van Gogh, meeting him through his brother Theo, […]
It doesn’t make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement.
Born on July 17, 1898 in Springfield, Ohio, Berenice Abbott is best known for her powerful black-and-white photographs of New York City in the 1930’s. Her pictures of buildings, houses, trains, warehouses and store fronts, provide an incredible record of New York City during that period. Abbott studied briefly at Ohio State University before traveling […]
“Kevin Titzer creates sculpture using wood, metal, and other debris found near his home by the Ohio River. A native of Evansville, Indiana, the 38 year old has been making art for most of his life. Kevin’s subjects are playful, yet carry a darker edge and suggest that much more lies beneath the surface.” “My […]
English-Canadian concept artist Keith Thompson studied illustration at Sheridan College near Toronto and has worked on films such as Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark and games like Borderlands and Aliens: Colonial Marines. He has illustrated books including Scott Westerfeld’s New York Times bestselling young adult novel Leviathan and Darkwing (Silverwing) by Kenneth Oppel. Thompson […]
I’ve been thinking about eco-art again and am fascinated by artists who can turn trash into treasure. One of the most recognized and awarded of these is Australian artist John Dahlsen. Dahlsen studied art at the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne College of Advanced Education, and for many years made his living […]
Our friends at Digital Room are sponsoring another great giveaway! This month’s prize: 500 High Quality Business Cards – an important and essential marketing tool for any artist, photographer, or freelancer. The lucky winner will have their choice of : 2 x 3.5”, 2 x 2” (square card) or 1.75 x 3.5” (slim card) 14 […]
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