London based Sculptor Alexander Glass, aims to make work that is both curious and familiar. Focusing on highly relatable situations, appetising materials and the pursuit of instant visual satisfaction, Glass’ work becomes a critique on the way desire and association are fostered within current culture.
Amanda Morie’s international fine art is dynamic and vibrant. It makes use of different movements of colour in various settings of light exposing the details that compose each emotion, entangled with the beauty that is both within and surrounds us. Published worldwide, she has been exhibited in North America, Europe and Australia.
Amelia Marzec creates new communication devices that push the limits of social comfort. She explores the act of production in a post-industrial economy by repurposing consumer electronics to form the devices. In doing so, she questions the politics of ownership surrounding our communications infrastructure.
Arie Vardi uses nature as a metaphor for the expression of feelings and sentiments, together with the language of colour used in an experimental way. Texture adds another dimension; a connective glue between the different elements that form the image. So in the process of creation the image reveals itself.
Barrie Dale is interested in the art that lies unregarded all around us. He photographs small, insignificant, plants, many of which are seen as weeds, amazed at the interest and variety to be uncovered. His work is being exhibited at the Bampton Gallery, Oxfordshire from 7 - 28 February. All Aesthetica readers welcome.
Bea Last is concerned with the application of paint onto largescale canvases, her relationship to it and the dynamics there of. Her previous clients include Reuters, Microsoft, The Corinthia Hotel, London, Central Loop Hotel, Chicago and the Dokkae Project, Dubai. She will next be showing at ArtExpo New York, April 2015.
Ben Robson Hull
With a unique perspective on the world, Ben Robson Hull is an emerging digital medium photographer who has already received international acclaim for his fine art prints from around the globe. If you are looking for unique, collectable artworks, home produced by an independent artist then you have come to the right place.
Born in San Diego, Borzu describes himself as a paintirectographer – painter, film director and photographer. With four art galleries and two films to date, he has worked with different artists, advertising companies and clothing lines. Now his main focus is mixed media paintings.
Bruce Black is a respected watercolour artist with over twenty years of experience. Collected worldwide by both public and private institutions, Black’s paintings offer a unique vision of our times in the style of modern American realism.
Caroline Richardson’s art comes from passion, intuition and a love of colour, based on inspiration from natural themes. She creates textures with glass to draw the observer into the image and give a sense of depth and interest, taking advantage of the bold colours that glass offers.
Celia Wilkinson graduated from St Martins in 1989 and has been exhibiting widely for 20 years. Her paintings are full of energy and colour and both reflect the landscape around her and her inner landscape, sometimes turbulent, sometimes calm. She works mainly in acrylic on canvas or board.
Christopher Langley’s work ranges from lens and digital media to traditional paint. He uses natural and synthetic images, abstracting meaning to create conceptual ideas. His award winning work has been recognised internationally. After five solo exhibitions since 2012, Langley is preparing for his sixth show.
Artist duo CrocodilePOWER is Peter Goloshchapov and Oxana Simatova from Moscow, Russia. The artists research contemporary endangered reality, trying to fix it in new forms that become tangible through the combination of materials, including oil, canvas, porcelain, fiberglass, plaster and wood.
South African artist Damian Osborne paints in a sensual, detailed and poetic style, always searching for a beauty and timeless mystery that is connected to nature and the soul. Inspired by classical and impressionistic styles, he creates charcoals and oils of sensitivity, movement and symbolism. His work has sold internationally.
Daphne’s work is known for its individual style and character. Her jewellery has acquired a reputation amongst collectors and is featured in many publications in the UK and abroad. Most pieces are unique oneoffs in heavily oxidised silver or gold featuring interesting translucent stones, often set in unusual ways.
In 2012, David Aspden destroyed all his work. Paintings were sawn in half, sculptures broken, Perspex shattered. He’d produced a substantial body of work, had exhibited, sold but… His website shows the loss, but it was only ever the tip of the iceberg. Now he makes films.
David Marron is London-based and divides his time between artistic practice and work as a paramedic. His art work subsequently has a medical influence. He works in differing media using drawing as a crux.
World travel photographer David Smith’s online Interface Images photo gallery contains stunning images from over 100 countries. David has selected the best and rendered them as large or panoramic colourful fine art pieces with dynamic texture, intense tonal range and creative effects, to enhance offices, institutions and homes.
Exploring memory through association, Deborah Stone uses the photograph as a drawing board recalling detail, myth and fact through environments, or haptic qualities; layers linked with time, trace impressions. Memory is formatted to identify: interpret, empower and destroy. Our search for what was real and echoes of dreams we once had.
Dexter Ash George
Multi-disciplinary artist Dexter Ash George visualises the restrictions that act upon people, places and objects. Utilising art, design and film, he is inspired by the gratification in limitation, the anti-climax of self-reflection, and our own projections of inner conflict onto the world around us, bringing to the forefront the notion of restraint.
As a fine art figural photographer, Durga Garcia’s goal is to convey not only beauty, but subtle shades of meaning, Her images are often thought provoking, unexpected and hopefully memorable. Durga’s work has earned multiple major awards, is shown internationally and in many private and public collections.
Elie is a fine art photographer and an interpreter of cultures. Having worked in four continents in 35 years, he spent 20 years in China and has exhibited in art museums in Beijing, Chicago, Israel and Paris (13-27 March). Work is included private and public collections. He is member of White House Photographers Association and was past president, ASMP Chicago/Midwest.
Evie Zimmer is an American artist. Her vibrant abstract paintings are a “strange loop” of process and product. They radiate an inherent energy field not unlike traditional mandalas. The acidic colours transform into soothing pastels; and the geometric patterns melt into exotically organic shapes.
Gail’s work is the result of controlled conflict between numerous forces. Gravity draws the liquid resin in opposing directions, air bubbles blemish appearance and time aggravates curing. Gail overcomes this rivalry by manipulating, heating and guiding the molten flow, to produce simply stunning results.
Geoffrey Beer is a self-taught photographer interested in moods and feelings of his subjects. He has exhibited work with The Shed Photography in London and Lyme Regis, working on several projects this year involving experimental work with black and white photography and digital story telling.
Gisela Zimmermann makes bright and rhythmic compositions while her inspiration comes from fantasy. Creating broadly flowing, warm and coloured forms, the pictorial expression demands that the viewer reflects on the artist’s work and how it portrays a deep and intimate reality. Her work is strongly emotional.
Graham Underhill works in painting, sculpture, photography and video, exploring space, time and perception. His work is in many public and private collections and has been exhibited widely. In 2014, he had five Arts Council funded exhibitions, each including different work under the title, Here, There and the Elsewhere.
Halil Vurucuoğlu’s eye for detail is the most striking part of his work. The delicate nature of his version of decoupage, in which he layers hand-cut sections of coloured paper to ultimately create a threedimensional large-scale work, is the complete opposite of how the tradition originally began.
German-born Heidi Koenig is an established painter and printmaker based in the South West of England. Her work effuses colour and vibrancy reflecting her journeys to far flung places which are the inspiration for her art. She has work in public, private and corporate collections worldwide.
American-born photographer Heidi Lender, currently based in Uruguay, explores the self, identity and roles and relationships in an effort to make sense of her place in the world often through self-portraiture. Her images are a direct reflection and expression of her first-hand experiences; illustrations of her personal journey.
Jason Clarke has bipolar disorder and uses art therapy to help manage his illness. It allows him to empty his head of the dark thoughts and visions that cause him so much pain. Jason draws every day, creating powerful and detailed pictures that give a glimpse into a troubled mind.
Jessica Zoob creates stunning original oil paintings and is exhibiting in Cape Town, Hong Kong and London this spring.
John Cooke NS
Moved by the effect of light both natural and artificial, John Cooke creates using calligraphy of the brush, pen, or pencil. Commissioned by Shell and Oxford University Press for book covers, calendars and posters, he also has exhibited in Los Angeles, Dubai and London, including an annual one-man show.
John D Fisher ARPS
Based in Tadworth, UK, John Fisher is a photographer who specialises in “different” views of London as well as landscape, portrait and sport photography. Please email your interest to receive sample images of the subjects that interest you.
Judith Maureen Brandon
“Rarely will you see a better marriage of media, technique, and content than in her portraits of weather in dye and charcoal.” gyroscopethattakesyouplaces (2014). Rather than presenting a factual reality Brandon fabricates an illusion to conjure the realms of our imagination with compelling composition and a sublime attention to detail.
With the constant influence of music and poetry, Rowe’s key aim is to work atmosphere and beauty into his oil paintings – the soul of a landscape, the Arcadian warmth of a figure in a summer garden, the simple things we have all felt but have sometimes forgotten.
Pilgrims of the Kumbh encompasses 60 portraits looking at the relationship between the mass gathering of the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India, and the gracefulness and spiritual dedication of each individual pilgrim. For further information and contact details please visit the artist’s website.
Katherine Desjardins trains her eye on the urban industrial/agricultural complex as a nexus of transitivity rich with possibility as a metaphor for the provisionality of painting and as experience of the urban sublime. This work is experiential: about transition, cultural juxtaposition, and collision between raw and refined, familiar and unknowable material.
The work of New Zealand artist Kenneth Merrick currently revolves around drawing, painting and analogue / digital media. Through image making, Merrick seeks to convey perspectives that form a basis for a type of visual thinking, underpinned by explorations into cultural experience speculative spaces and myth.
Liana Moran’s work has a historical context and comments on technology, waste and mass usage. Featuring often recognisable objects documented in painting, drawing and sculpture, she creates manufactured landscapes, idealising technology and sustainability. She was shortlisted for The Derwent and Jerwood Drawing Prize and exhibits widely.
Artist and gambler Loz Taylor is interested in the gamble of life, and how people behave in order to shift the odds more in their favour. His Pop-influenced photo, digital and acrylic works show us that we are all gamblers at heart. His next solo show is in May 2015.
Marian Fountain is nourished by both tribal art and European treasures as inspiration for her own expression in bronze – sensual and timeless objects that speak of the past and the future – the fragility of life caught in an uninterrupted metamorphosis. She is based in Paris and exhibits regularly internationally.
Megan is a New Zealand artist living in the UK. As an eclectic painter she creates vibrant pieces ranging from abstract, landscape and seascape to cityscape. With a background in graphic design, she also has an interest in digital painting and has introduced a new series of Giclée prints to her collection.
From her studio, Melanie combines traditional approaches with new applications, creating sculptural jewellery that uses geometry to explore the relationship of form to the body. Specialising in bespoke services. Commissions welcome.
Miles Baker is a self-taught artist whose sole subject is the circus clown. His art evolves from his passion for this subject. In pursuit of this, he has frozen along the railings in Green Park, Mayfair, London and fried in the Miami heat. His work is available as signed limited edition Giclée fine art prints (1-100).
Miranda sees no contradiction between her career as a biochemist and her painting of abstract images, both are creative processes aimed at understanding and interpreting the world. She expresses emotions through her paintings using strong, vibrant colours and flowing curves to add to the evocative nature of each piece.
Nigal Goodship deals with chronic pain and disability both as a sufferer and an observer. Moving between conceptual and abstract photography for communicative and visual representation from personal experience of a long-term health problem, which makes up the most of the work he creates. Represented by Whitepeaks Fine Art, London.
Nina Greenwood’s art has a modernist sense of colour and post-Cubist sense of form, working in pastel, Gouache and Charcoal and her pieces have soul. She lives in Bingley, West Yorkshire and is formerly known as ‘David’ Greenwood.
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The work of Northern Ignorance is the antithesis of conceptual sculpture, so exclusively personal does it seem, allowing the viewer to form an opinion based on the aesthetic rather than some nonsensical theoretical concept. Dealing with relevant contemporary themes, the sculptures are hand carved from Carrara marble, stone and wood.
Oliver Perry is an emerging English artist, specialising in contemporary abstract cubism. His work has recently won first place at the American Art Awards and has recently been exhibited in London, New York and across Europe.
Phyllis Gillie Jaffe
Phyllis Gillie Jaffe’s White Water Rapids was inspired by a recent visit to Niagara Falls. This painting is one of the Coastal Edge series. According to Jaffe: “The mist, volume and the sheer force of The Falls are hypnotic.” The limited palette of sky blue, sienna, titanium white and black aims to capture the reflections, shadows and earth tones.
Rachelle Bussières’s work is deeply concerned with geological landscapes and photographic materials. She is interested in the dialogue operating between the formal quality of natural topographies, their depth, and shapes, as viewed through subsequent chemical manipulations that she has cultivated through experimenting in a traditional darkroom with silver-gelatin paper.
Rebecca Harman’s daylight photography celebrates life. Her work has featured in books, magazines, advertising and exhibitions. She currently enjoys the on-line enterprise of selling her prints and products and is keen to exhibit in galleries again. Visit her website for further details. Or email her regarding serious opportunities and collaborations.
Danish-born artist Rich Dethlefsen has been creating his form of expression which is both between symbolistic and expressionistic for over 45 years. He believes that art is an international language and his motto is: “listen to your eyes, and make your own decision”. His work has been exhibited worldwide.
Born in Toyko, Japan, Rikka Ayasaki is a contemporary Japanese artists based in France. She studied traditional ink-wash painting and exhibitied in Japan before establishing herself in Paris. Her work os described as "Gorgeous colours and dramatic effects"
Robert P. Clarke
Robert P. Clarke is a new media artist using various formats including photography, performance, sound, and writing. Influenced by everyday life, motion and figurative art, Clarke’s recent work explores the theme of cycling to capture the passion and spirit of recent events using photography, video and digital drawing and manipulation.
Robert Rebec was born in London to Austrian and Spanish parents. His father was related to the Spanish fashion family Balenciaga. His approach to photography is influenced by art and culture since 1945. He works in a very contemporary way with high energy, entrusting of his creative team in an anti-portrait way.
Marshall’s work is concerned with the aesthetic re-interpretation of space, changing contexts and the redirection of viewer perception. His images explore the aesthetics of urban life, and look at how we engage with our contemporary environments, while acting as ambiguous commentaries on city culture.
Simon Kirk free associates images and text to create playful abstractions. He is interested in the ambiguous subjective ‘hidden’ narrative where the ‘story’ remains oblique or partial. The work is multidirectional and open ended. Meaning is inherent but impossible to pin down precisely. The work is primarily layers of painting combined with collaged elements.
Stephen creates contemporary oil paintings on aluminium that capture the forces of nature. Painting vigorously and liberally without hesitation, he interacts with the metal’s surface to play with its inherent reflective properties – allowing a sheen to whisper through or deep emotive marks that shout energy. Exhibiting in London and Liverpool.
Based in rural South Cambridgeshire, Susie works as an artist-printmaker and educator. Her work is inspired by the transient state of nature and explores patterns of growth and decay. The local landscape is a constant source of visual ideas and Susie often works directly with materials both “found” and “made”.
A Russian-American travel photographer published in Latitudes, GEO, Travel Oregon in Europe and Asia. Tatiana Boyle’s work has been acquired by private collections in the United States and Europe. Based in Portland, Oregon, she works worldwide seeking a unique ambience that creates the unmistakable sense of a particular place, its rhythms, and distinctive flavour.
Thomas W Kuppler
Thomas W Kuppler's process of methodological experimentation, exploration and constant questioning of the media is driven by the need to both deconstruct the representational character of a photograph and to expand the conventional limits of form and the dichotomy between the visible and the invisible.
Chicago artist Yolanda Franklin is known for her “earthy” creations, featuring movement, texture and brilliant hue applied on glass canvas. As the winner of the 2013 Museum of Science and Industry Exhibition, she has had several opportunities for great exposure.