Q: Tell me something about your history in the creative arts. Did you have a formal school education or are you self-taught?
Q: There is a spiritual quality to your paintings, what inspires the visions you paint?
A: I think it’s a dimension of suspense and anticipation. Since I was a child, when I lost my mother prematurely, this loss placed me in front of the unknown, and that which abruptly takes life. For me, death, from the start, became synonymous with questions without answers and for a long time death became identified with a voyage without destination, a search towards the unknown.
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Locked in a self-imposed exile from the outside world, artist Darren Hopes lurks in his attic studio hermitage in deepest Cornwall creating visual bait so that the commissioners of the world might be tempted into contacting him. It’s worked too! A degree in Photography and a love of paint and found things lead his richly textural illustration.
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I am an actress, model, performance artist, teacher and speech-language pathologist. I enjoy that no matter which hat I may be wearing that I get to be my true self in each of these avenues. I have also found that even in the most different of tasks – the same qualities of creativity help me along the way to be my best, most intuitive, and resourceful self.
Ali Luminescent is a multifaceted international performance artist and teacher living in New York City.
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Jonathan Kane is an artist and photographer who lives and works in Naples, Florida. After pursuing undergraduate art degrees from the University of Florida and the San Francisco Art Institute, he embarked on a 15 year career in the financial industry before returning to his Florida roots to pursue art.
Jonathan’s interest in photography developed early on in high school. After graduation, he was a society photographer for the Naples Star newspaper. With a long time interest in portraits and the raw human figure, Jonathan adds color and texture to delve deep into the highly emotional imagery of his pieces. Kane does not plan his pieces before the creation process- he allows them to freely develop and come into existence entirely on their own.
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