• Dafne Nesti

      Tuesday, 10 May 2011 16:01

            Dafne Nesti, Paulina gets Married, 1998. Tempera on wood, 11 x 31 inches. Courtesy of the artist.   Dafne Nesti: A Narrative of Hope Jill Smith “In a time in history, where beauty is under threat, Nesti’s work retains a sense of elegance and deep respect for humanity.” Dafne Nesti creates vibrant, […]

    • Tomiko Kato

      Friday, 29 April 2011 14:28

      “She was eager to promote Japanese painting overseas, and so she eventually came to the United States.” International Appeal Tomiko Kato Ms. Kato majored in Japanese Painting at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and studied with Seison Maeda during her college days. After graduating, she continuously presented her works as an independent […]

    • Sisko Ruskokivi

      Thursday, 28 April 2011 18:22

      “I have made it spontaneously through intuition, almost unintentionally, direct conceived from the depth of my creative unconscious.”     Feeling through the Labyrinth Sisko Ruskokivi-Runeberg My painting is a mystery to me. I have made it spontaneously through intuition, almost unintentionally, directly conceived from the depth of my creative unconscious. I get a profound […]

    • Rich Dethlefsen

      Wednesday, 27 April 2011 13:27

      “What will the earth look like in the future if we do nothing?”   Rich Dethlefsen, Courtesy of the artist.   Hope for the Future Rich Dethlefsen What will the earth look like in the future if we do nothing?What will happen if we still pollute mother earth with CO2 and stuff like that to […]

    • Noreen Larinde

      Wednesday, 27 April 2011 13:23

      “Hence the works are suggestive, requiring the viewer to interact with the symbols, to arrive at a personal rather than a universal meaning.”   Noreen Larinde, Hidden. Courtesy of the artist.   Theatricality and Reasoning Noreen Larinde My images employ a woman, a particular setting, and a flower, elements deriving from the Japanese aesthetic of Yugen, which […]

    • Lis Engel

      Tuesday, 26 April 2011 23:20

       “My style is expressive, poetic and imaginative connecting the figurative and the abstract in dreamlike visions.”      Lis Engel, The Embrace that Changed Everything, 2005. Acrylic and oil on canvas, 50 x 50 cm.   A Visionary PainterLis Engel I am autodidact as a painter but have surveyed Denmark, England, France and U.S.A. I […]

    • Iliana Helena Jordanov

      Tuesday, 26 April 2011 23:17

      “I am interested in creating a particular setting in my paintings: where a different imaginary world exists that becomes an almost dream-like unreality.”   Iliana Helena Jordanov, Temptation, 2006. Acrylic on canvas, 50 x 50 cm. Courtesy of the artist.   The Unimaginable Iliana Helena Jordanov For each individual, pattern represents a unique calculated code […]

    • Helka Immonen

      Tuesday, 26 April 2011 23:12

       “These contrasts create an impression of a line drawn in the sand in the ambient space of the paintings.”     Permanence/Impermanence Helka Immonen The most prominent, often almost imperceptible tension of Helka Immonen´s paintings seems to develop when the artist, while sketching a painting, instead of attaching to either abstract or figurative form, refrains […]

    • Gina Plunder

      Tuesday, 26 April 2011 23:10

      “By recombining the architectural fragments, the space and time context will also be redefined.”       Optical Fragment Gina Plunder Architecture, human silhouettes, and the interplay of dimensions, namely an optical illusion of three-dimensionality, which actually remains two-dimensional however, are basic elements in my works. I work with acrylic on canvas, wood, lacquer pens […]

    • Edwin Caquias

      Tuesday, 26 April 2011 23:05

       “Imágenes que se transforman en metáforas en diversos niveles existenciales, presente y pasado conjugados en un mismo espacio, conforman su discurso tematico conceptual.”    Edwin Caquias, Fragmentos de la memoria II, 2007. Acrilico sobre canvas, 12 x 24. Courtesy of the artist.   FragmentsEdwin Caquias Recuadros, seres desmaterializados en transición en el espacio, transparencias y […]