The Aesthetica Artists’ Directory is a global network of artists engaging with the professional art world. In print, on our website and in social media we have created a forum for discussion and interactivity where artists, galleries, collectors, critics, curators and enthusiasts can meet and discover art from around the world.

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Anna-Kajsa Alaoui

Anna-Kajsa Alaoui has worked as a professional artist for the last 30 years. She is based between Stockholm and Öland, an island in the Baltic…

Ariel Lavian

A contemporary designer and jeweller, Ariel Lavian is a lecturer at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. Lavian’s designs are influenced by the raw…

Assiya Amini

Artist and filmmaker Assiya Amini grew up in Afghanistan, Germany and the UK. She is interested in the impact that the people and places around…

Bridget Adams

The art of Bridget Adams aims to confront ignorance and fear, and celebrate what she believes is the decency and courage at the heart of…

Carolina Tafalla

Carolina Tafalla is a multidisciplinary artist. She creates compositions, installations and situations that reoconsider our environment and play with predetermined ideas and rethink social behaviour…

Cathy Read

Cathy Read’s vibrant cityscapes are spirited depictions of architecture. From dramatic close-ups to street views, a closer examination reveals subtlety, precision and detail. Geometric shapes…

Chris Langley

Chris Langley’s paintings explore the landscape in a variety of formal and conceptual ways as they seek to evoke the otherworldly. His pieces are based…

Cristina Rodrigues

Trained as an architect, Portuguese artist Cristina Rodrigues combines social concerns, ethnography and gender relations in her practice. Using a diverse variety of media…

Daisy Dickinson

Daisy Dickinson is a London-based director and visual artist whose work involves experimental short film, music video, projected installation and live visual performance. Her visuals…

Dave Weindorf

Dave Weindorf’s practice is built upon a fascination with hieroglyphics and historical runes. Blending the past with contemporary contexts, he offers a sense of conceptual…

Elisa Deane

Elisa Deane is a London-based painter making contemporary work with a traditional twist. She is inspired by traditional miniature techniques derived from India and Persia…

Fernando Holguin Cereceres 5537

Fernando Holguin Cereceres works across painting, sculpture, photography, video, installation, writing, film and performance, in order to illustrate our challenging times. He aims to question…

Friederike Hantel

Friederike Hantel is a freelance illustrator and visual artist, currently based in Hamburg. Her artwork is inspired by a mixture of international pop influences. She…

Gabriela Torres Ruiz

In her work, photographer and architect Gabriela Torres Ruiz shows how silence can be captured photographically and the associations it engenders. With a fine sense…

Gigi Lopez

Based on the idea that the world has become over-complex and austere, Gigi Lopez revels in the quirkier aspects of culture, providing whimsical relief through…

Gilles Tarabiscuité

Gilles Tarabiscuité takes an approach to photography that is characterised by the tension between realism and conceptualised narrative. He distances himself from the idea of…

Hannah Dakin

Hannah Dakin’s process-based practice revolves around the object as memory and metaphor. Through the layering of materials and the techniques used after shooting the original…

Ibrahim Azab

London-based Ibrahim Azab explores the subject of language within photography. Focusing on the photograph itself, he considers it as an object which communicates through a…

Irina Neacsu

Irina Neacsu is a designer and botanical artist ASBA. She is intrigued by organic forms, which she approaches using various techniques – from classical to…

Jacques Deneef

Jacques Deneef is a Belgian artist from Antwerp. He is fascinated by the possibilities of found objects, such as glass, wood, leather, paper and wax…

Joel Biddle

Joel Biddle is a photographic artist whose work combines astrology and neuroscience with photography. This concept is manifested in the following proposals: Light from a…

Kev Howard

Kev Howard’s photographic series d-FORMED explores the surgical and aesthetic aspects of his body, and its social implications. His work is an honest depiction of…

Kun Fang

Kun Fang uses traditional pigments and techniques, inspired by the likes of Rembrandt, to express a decorative style that ultimately translates authentic craftsmanship through a…

Laura Gray

Laura Gray’s abstract expressionist paintings explore the physical and emotional connection an artist has with the canvas – the act of becoming lost in painting…

Lesley Birch

Lesley Birch’s paintings convey her feelings about place and connection to family. She is as interested in the qualities of the medium as in the…

Lila Chemin

Lila Chemin’s practice explores our ever-changing connections with home. Her series Echoes of Home reflects upon where she grew up in Devon, UK; residing within…

Lisa Chang Lee

Lisa Chang Lee is an internationally published and exhibited artist based in London and Beijing. In her art practice she employs various mediums including moving…

Lucia Ferrara

Lucia Ferrara investigates the concepts of duplicity and transformations. Her fundamental preoccupations are the unconscious, the quest for human transformation and the value of colour…

Margaretha Gubernale

Margaretha Gubernale is an international artist from Zug, Switzerland. The sources of her inspirations are nature, anthroposophy and philosophy. She has created artworks for more…

Mariojosé Angeles

Born in the Dominican Republic, where he originally studied architecture, Mariojosé Angeles has exhibited in numerous locations, including the Salon Grands et Jeunes d’Aujoud’hui in…

Messiah Willis

Messiah Willis is an artist and director specialising in contemporary fine art. His pseudominimalist approach combines meticulously planned compositions and conceptual equilibrium. He currently lives…

Mika Yajima

Mika Yajima produces commercial artworks mainly for architectural spaces, making use of fibre as material. A hallmark of her style is to employ paradoxical combinations…

Monika Drabot

In the art of Monika Drabot, the subject is both concrete and fugitive; still lives are made permanent by photography. In these works, she experiments…

Natalya Nova

“She is not human, she is art.”

Nik Ramage

Nik Ramage makes sculptural machines that have drifted away from utility, and objects that have forgotten their purpose. Some move whilst others teeter on the…

Nikita Russi

Nikita Russi was born in Basel and is a Fine Arts student at the University of the Arts London, having previously studied in Zurich. Russi…

Paul Biddle

Paul Biddle is an award-winning surrealist photographer who creates imaginative and playful pictures. He often makes use of found objects, or photographs of objects from…

Raquel Baldocchi

Raquel Baldocchi is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She works on panels, incorporating layers of pigment, glue, paper and drawing materials. Her current…

Reggie A. Davis

Reggie A. Davis sees art as a metaphor for mental alchemy and the creative person’s tool for illumination and self-mastery. For Davis, this transformation comes…

Robert Field

Robert Field’s photographic work ranges from European and North American landscapes through to reportage, portrait, still life and abstraction. Currently he uses silver-gelatin and archival-pigment…

Ryan Ovsienko

Ryan Ovsienko’s series Structura explores the visible and invisible patterns which influence our values, beliefs and actions. Beneath the surface, things are often tangled, twisted…

Sarika Bajaj

Indian artist Sarika Bajaj is fascinated by the role played by birds in mythology. Subject to intricate symbolism, they are considered sacred – known to…

Simon Dray

Simon Dray’s paintings are influenced by torn and weathered advertising hoardings. The layering – and partly concealed words and images – are metaphors for a…

Simone De Saree

Simone De Saree, an artist and photographer, is based in Bonn. Her work explores the topics of chance, space and time, and is realised in…

Steingrímur Gauti Ingólfsson

Based in Reykjavík, Steingrímur Gauti graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2015, having also studied at Universität der Künste Berlin and the…

Suzanne Forrest

Suzanne Forrest is an award-winning Glasgow-based photographer. Having recently graduated with a first class honours degree, she has been named Scottish Student Photographer of the…

Sweet Clarity Glass Art Studio, Melbourne

This inviting studio displays numerous expressions of what can be achieved in the practice of glass art. Structurally complex and intricately designed, these unique pieces…

Tamara Piilola

Tamara Piilola paints large canvases that depict imaginary landscapes. Wastelands, forests and dunghills are presented, emphasising their decorativeness and allowing natural forms to blend into…

Victoria Young Jamieson

Victoria Young Jamieson is a Cornish artist based in Bristol. Inspired by her native peninsula, she experiments with different materials to capture the mood of…

Zhao Huang

A Central Saint Martins graduate, Zhao Huang has been working as a professional artist in Beijing since 2008. His work explores the relationship between technology…