March 13, 2013 | Author: webSman

Isabel Samaras – Exclusive Interview

Q: Tell me something about your history in the creative arts. Did you have a formal school education or are you self taught?

A: Because I was a bit of an oddball loner kid I had a fair amount of free time on my hands – time I spent in the classic solitary pursuits of reading, writing and drawing. more » “Isabel Samaras – Exclusive Interview”

March 3, 2013 | Author: webSman

Madeline von Foerster

Madeline von Foerster is a very gifted and highly original artist, who brings new imagery and a novel approach to conservation — which we need. – Edward O. Wilson

To create her unusual paintings, Madeline von Foerster uses a five century-old mixed technique of oil and egg tempera, developed by the Flemish Renaissance Masters. more » “Madeline von Foerster”

February 25, 2013 | Author: webSman

Interview with Agostino Arrivabene

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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December 17, 2012 | Author: webSman

Artist Darren Hopes

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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November 15, 2012 | Author: webSman

Jonathan Kane

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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