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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Alastair Becker

Alastair Becker founded Papa G Prints to communicate a deep interest in cross-cultural modes of expression; it is now home to a growing collection of…

Alejandra Gomez Sarmiento

Visual artist Alejandra Gomez Sarmiento is based in Barcelona. Her practice is focused on photographic compositing, video installation and art film. She explores the human…

Alex Voinea

Alex Voinea’s Shock Value series captures individual universes through the fluidity of materials. Fading backgrounds create depth, embracing a “hyperrealist abstraction” where every splash of…

Alistair Tearne

Alistair Tearne was born in Oxford. He currently lives in London and travels often, taking photographs on film. His images often meditate on the struggle…

Andrew Flint Shipman

An upbringing in the theatre world has influenced the mystic symbolist work of Andrew Flint Shipman. He paints what he hopes are positive icons, using…

Anita Benjamin

Anita Benjamin’s photographic practice explores the importance of place as a dimension of human life and experiences. Her series Familiarity gives an insight into her…

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…

Anne Hoerter

Photographer Anne Hoerter has won a number of international awards across a variety of genres, including fine art and advertising. She is fascinated by the…

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…

Brett Dyer

Texas, USA-born Brett Dyer is an art professor and artist. His recent work combines abstract figures with evocative colours and patterns revealing the complexity of…

Camille Emblem

Camille Emblem is an American self-taught contemporary artist currently working in painting and mixed media. Her creative process pulls together a variety of methods, from…

Christina Pauls

Years of study and training in goldsmithing and textile handicraft have inspired Christina Pauls to combine these forms of design in her art practice. Her…

Daniel Tidbury

Graphic designer, photographer and artist Daniel Tidbury works from his studio on the south coast of the UK. His paintings, created using knives and household…

Dee Glazer

Dee Glazer is a multidisciplinary artist who traverses the line between traditional materials and technology. Using wood, gesso, ink and paint, Glazer reflects on the…

Diana Cosma

Diana Cosma is a Romanian-born artist based in Malibu, California. Her practice is deeply rooted in spirituality, acting as an expression of love. Cosma uses…

Ella Husbands

Ella Husbands is a Brighton-based artist whose work explores notions of disrupted perception. She uses layers of light and colour to evoke distorted environments and…

Eric Wiles

Northern California artist Eric Wiles combines fine art and landscape photography to reveal dynamic images of natural beauty and manmade objects. His contemporary approach has…

Gary Plummer

Gary Plummer is an Irish artist currently based near the Rocky Mountains in Canada. His work is inspired by his love of the outdoors with…

Ginger Gilmour

Ginger Gilmour is inspired by her spirituality; each artwork presents an experimentation with fluidity, be it through light, colour or form. Her practice revels in…

Gunilla Daga

Stockholm-based Gunilla Daga uses primitive shapes and bold, contrasting colours to produce a naturalised aesthetic. Each piece is an investigation of materiality, achieved though earth…

Hanna ten Doornkaat

The recent work of Hanna ten Doornkaat is an intersection of drawing and painting. Most of her works operate in a community, informing and reflecting…

Hannah Rich

A recent graduate from the University of Sunderland, the detailed vision of Hannah Rich has led her to a First class honours degree in Illustration…

Hawk Alfredson

Hawk Alfredson is a New York-based artist born in Sweden. He has worked exclusively in oil for 40 years, exhibiting in galleries and museums internationally…

Jason Clarke

Jason Clarke uses art therapy to manage his bipolar disorder. It helps to release the pressure in his head from disturbing voices and visions. He…

Joan Andal Romano

Toronto-based painter and mixed media artist Joan Andal Romano’s works are visual representations of people, places and frozen moments in time. The multicultural mix and…

Joanna Pyrskała

Joanna Pyrskała is a Polish visual artist currently based in The Netherlands and Spain. Her seascapes aim to evoke a powerful emotional response from the…

Joey Bradley

Interdisciplinary artist Joey Bradley’s passion for tactility is revealed through considered material where the importance of touch controls the direction of his work. He aims…

Jonas Nemeth

Jonas Nemeth’s paintings tell a variety of stories which reflect an autobiographical vision. Inspired by seminal figures such as Francis Bacon and Dante Alighieri, as…

Joumana Medlej

Joumana Medlej utilises abstraction to evoke universal truths. Free of iconography, the work speaks directly to a sense of wonder and mystery, whilst an architectural…

Julie Johnson

As a successful fashion illustrator, Julie Johnson has worked with a number of international brands including Jean Paul Gaultier, Revlon and L’Oréal. Building upon decades…

Karen Lemmert

Karen Lemmert is an American artist and architect whose sculptural works involve mechanical orchestration through patterning and sequencing. She creates phenomenological effects through tectonic construction…

Karen Thomas

Karen Thomas’ series Figurer le Féminin, is based upon random observation, aquaintance, film and fashion editorial. She has shown in numerous exhibitions this year including…

Kathryn Glowen

A sense of order, structure and control pervades Kathryn Glowen’s relief collages and assemblage-surfaced sculptures. Her handling of fragmented objects, textures and detritus in the…

Leanne Atkin

British artist Leanne Atkin explores photography’s inability to represent the truth, commenting upon a photograph as being only ever an illusion, and challenging visual perception…

Loz Taylor

Loz Taylor is a contemporary pop artist who specialises in gambling art. He says: “You don’t have to understand odds, chance and risk to ‘get…

Maria Emilov Silvestar

Maria Emilov Silvestar believes that the creation of art serves to bridge existing language barriers, as well as peeling back the layers of what appears…

Megan Douch

Megan Douch’s practice builds upon the notions of recollection and interpretation. She explores various ways of developing the same photograph through acrylic paint, inks and…

Michael Wagner

Michael Wagner is an American portrait artist, who focuses on the concepts of identity and celebrity. Each piece explores the allure of the person behind…

Nathan Walker

In the Individuality series, Nathan Walker utilises textiles to reflect on his experience with autism, when the world can become overwhelming and frustrating. Fabrics provided…

Nic Wickens

Interested in the human figure to express open narratives that explore contemporary themes, Nic Wickens favours oil as a medium to depict realms that fall…

Nikos Lamprinos

The aim of Nikos Lamprinos’ art is to encourage the viewer to ask profound questions about relationships and the meaning of life. He creates paintings…

Omar Germain Magaña Flores

Mexican artist Omar Magaña creates dynamic compositions that capture a moment between abstraction and figurative narrative. His work is a re-imagining of consciousness. In addition…

Robert Patrick

Robert Patrick received his MFA in painting from the University of Minnesota. His paintings look at the relationship between time and space through spontaneous forms…

Ruba Badwan

Abu Dhabi-born Ruba Badwan majored in Architecture and Interior Design at NYIT. In her abstract paintings, she explores deeply-held emotions, attempting to visually express them…

Sneha Dasgupta

Sneha Dasgupta is an illustrator and visual artist from Mumbai. The aim of her work is to evoke and not to dictate. She describes it…

Stefan Petrunov

Stefan Petrunov lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he experiments with expressionism and figurative representation. The resulting paintings depict psychological tensions in the wider…

Stefanie Pietschmann

German documentary photographer Stefanie Pietschmann is currently based in Tel Aviv. Her work aims to counterbalance the social pressure for perfection. Her subjects are items…

Sue Currie

Living in New Zealand, Sue Currie is an artist influenced by her surrounding landscapes and seascapes, which she expresses on canvas or paper. A graphic…

Tamara Stoffers

The collage work of Dutch artist Tamara Stoffers focuses on the interconnection of unexpected images. In her Soviet Union series, strange connections seem natural, as…

Tatyana Schremko

Born in Harbin, China to Russian-Ukrainian parents, Tatyana Schremko is now based in the USA. Her large-scale sculptures evoke the very essence of personalities, internalising…

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…

Tomas Rowell

Tomas Rowell has persistently experimented with painting, understanding its ability to confront the physical qualities of art over an external embodiment. In his work is…

Trishna Patnaik

Trishna Patnaik is a Mumbai-based artist. Her practice involves a contemporary reformation of traditional painting; she works primarily with abstracted concepts, graphic design and portraiture…

Trygve Skogrand

Trygve Skogrand is a post-photographic artist from Norway. In his work he examines themes of human value, meaning and vulnerability – or as in this…

Tuck Muntarbhorn

British-Thai Tuck Muntarbhorn is an established artist, curator and contemporary art collector who has been involved in Frieze London 2016. He became Thailand’s first contemporary…

Val Moker

Saskatchewan-born Val Moker is deeply influenced by a life on the sweeping Canadian Prairies. She translates a sense of freedom and nostalgia into each of…

Wolfgang Lehrner

Wolfgang Lehrner’s Metro/Polis series asks the viewer to think beyond the urban condition; a fictitious aspect comes into play. Using the topography of Athens, the…

Yuko Mizobuchi

Yuko Mizobuchi believes that her art does not require explanations: it is to be felt and imagined with one’s “mind brain”, instead of one’s “logical…

Yvonne Jones

Welsh artist Yvonne Jones examines issues surrounding the body and the wider concept of humanity. Through paintings, videos and installations, she considers the interactions between…

Zoran Poposki

Zoran Poposki (MFA, PhD) is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist based in Hong Kong. He explores cultural translation, liminality, identity and public space through painting, drawing…