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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Agatha Whitechapel

Agatha Whitechapel

Internationally published and exhibited photographer and filmmaker Agatha Whitechapel was born in London and is based in Vienna. Her work is composed to be life-sized…

Alex Voinea

Alex Voinea

Alex Voinea’s Shock Value series captures and freezes the space-time of his individual universe, where the rhythm and fluidity of the materials appears to be…

Alice Cherry

Alice Cherry

London-born artist Alice Cherry resides in Sydney. She is fascinated with the relationship between colour, light, reflection and water, illuminating magical moments and investigating how…

Amarita Vargas

Amarita Vargas

Amarita Vargas harnesses the essence of energy and flow in her works. Strongly influenced by a career as a flamenco dancer, she pares movement down…

Ana Beatriz Fernandes

Ana Beatriz Fernandes

Ana Beatriz Fernandes is a London-based artist. Her work often raises questions around the themes of identity, memory and time. In most of her pieces…

Anastasia Young

Anastasia Young

London-based artist and jeweller Anastasia Young creates fantastical objects and wearable art constructed from precious metals and found materials. Her work is inspired by imagined…

Annamarie Dzendrowskyj

Annamarie Dzendrowskyj

Informed by her career as a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor, the art of Annamarie Dzendrowskyj reflects the experience of underwater vision, presenting the emergence and…

Annette Turrillo

Annette Turrillo

Annette Turrillo’s artwork focuses on introspection and symbolism. Her paintings create a sensorial experience of space and volume, evoking a sense of serenity and harmony…

Bia Monteiro

Bia Monteiro

Bia Monteiro (b. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1976) works with photography, video and installations. She addresses matters of safety and displacement both within domestic space…

BOBO1325

BOBO1325

Founded and run by British designer Beth Travers, BOBO1325 is a boutique design studio specialising in bespoke wallpaper and surface pattern designs.

Charlotte Bernays

Charlotte Bernays

The work of Charlotte Bernays is concerned with form in motion and motion within form. She works in an experimental and exploratory manner to find…

Chijia He

Chijia He

Award-winning artist Chijia He is known for his portrayals of rural Chinese life. His works are held in public and private collections around the world…

Chris Holden

Chris Holden

Chris Holden is an activist artist engaging with current issues of today: the war on terror, the world financial crisis, and environmental and social issues…

Chris Meigh-Andrews

Chris Meigh-Andrews

The art practice of Chris Meigh-Andrews specialises in screen works, installation, sculpture and projections.

Christine Fitzgerald

Christine Fitzgerald

Christine Fitzgerald is an award-winning fine art photographer from Ottawa, Canada. Her still-life, portrait and landscape images are produced intuitively, using large format cameras and…

Christopher Stott

Christopher Stott

Canada-based painter Christopher Stott is best known for vivid, straightforward compositions that feature vintage objects, transforming once ordinary and common objects into icons and symbols…

Colez

Colez

Creating ultra-bright acrylic paintings and digital hybrids, Colez continues to revel in the refinement of his art. He says: “My skills and techniques are catching…

Cristina Ulander

Cristina Ulander

UK-based Cristina Ulander takes inspiration from the natural world, seeking ways to express the beauty of nature. Her latest series depicts panoramic, moody skyscapes of…

Cynli Sugita

Cynli Sugita

Tokyo-based Cynli Sugita is a collage and montage artist who majored in philosophy. Her current Mui Vision series is a 1,000-day project to update and…

Denise McAuliffe Hutchinson

Denise McAuliffe Hutchinson

Ireland-based Denise McAuliffe Hutchinson has an MFA from NCAD. She practices a lyrical and autonomous style of painting, influenced by the phenomenon of perception. Denise…

Eija Hakkola

Eija Hakkola

Eija Hakkola creates paintings and larger site-specific projects such as the Seitti (Cobweb) mural in Helsinki. Her pieces are abstract combinations of organic nets, lace…

Elaine Longtemps

Elaine Longtemps

Working on the outer fringes of fibre art, New York-based Elaine Longtemps pushes boundaries by draping and forcefully twisting hand-painted rope to comment on cultural…

Elizaveta Deviataikina

Elizaveta Deviataikina

Being a part of the Armenian diaspora has made personal identity and origin a vital part of Elizaveta’s work. She is concerned with the fragments…

Gabriella Kosa

Gabriella Kosa

London-based Gabriella Kosa explores the relationship between mankind and nature. Within her works, the small squares and geometric forms represent desire for control: how mankind…

Gérard Escougnou

Gérard Escougnou

Gérard Escougnou has been devoted to abstract painting for the last 15 years. A vigorous and instinctive gesture, punctuated by splashes of colour, is nourished…

Gudrun Kainz

Gudrun Kainz

Gudrun Kainz’s collection includes small porcelain or ceramic plates woven with copper wire. She opens up the possibilities of translating hardened forms into flexible objects…

Jack Davis

Jack Davis

“The relentless power of nature creates order out of chaos; my work seeks to channel that energy and evoke a primal sense of experience: dramatic…

Jamal Habroush AL SUWAIDI

Jamal Habroush AL SUWAIDI

Although AL SUWAIDI has travelled widely and taken inspiration from many cultures, it is a relationship with his native UAE that informs the sculptural works…

Joao Fego

Joao Fego

Joao Fego is an Oporto-based artist who reflects on facial and bodily expressions as a way of conveying emotion, as well as ephemeral moments. Influenced…

Kaloust Guedel

Kaloust Guedel

Kaloust Guedel is a Los Angeles-based artist and is known as the founder of the Excessivism movement. This image is a section of a 47ft…

Katharina Rauch

Katharina Rauch

Born and raised in Austria and currently based in London, Katharina Rauch comes from a diverse background and has always been interested in the arts…

Katherine Marmaras

Katherine Marmaras

Melbourne-based Katherine Marmaras incorporates printmaking with other mediums to explore the notion that art may be purely decorative. Inspired by found images and photographs, she…

Katrina Avotina

Katrina Avotina

Katrina Avotina has been painting professionally more than 20 years. Currently based in Leeds, she works with acrylic colours. The works were created mainly during…

Laurence Wood

Laurence Wood

The work shown here is My Little Pony Twin Towers, 2016. Acrylic on canvas, 120cm x 120cm.

Lenny Cornforth

Lenny Cornforth

A lyrical witticism lies at the heart of Lenny Cornforth’s paintings; her pieces rely on the gentle rhythm of instinctive colour decisions and an unapologetic…

Liliana Zaharia

Liliana Zaharia

Liliana Zaharia is a fine art photographer based in London. Her emphasis is on everyday life and the mundane, discovering her identity through surrounding people…

Meiyi Yang

Meiyi Yang

Born and raised in Shenzhen, China, and currently based in New York, Meiyi Yang is a Metals and Jewellery Design MFA student at the Rochester…

Meng Zhou

Meng Zhou

Meng Zhou is of a generation that has formed its personalities and beliefs during a period of shifting social and economic circumstances, and through a…

Mhairi Ballantyne

Mhairi Ballantyne

Through painting and sculpture, Mhairi Ballantyne brings together a variety of unusual materials and processes. A poetic narrative runs through the work, yet there is…

Miss Aniela

Miss Aniela

Mixing art and fashion photography, British artist Miss Aniela creates a fine balance of contemporary creativity. Her work centres on a fusion of traditional imagery…

Nihal Yesil

Nihal Yesil

Nihal Yesil was born in 1973 in Sivas, Turkey and lived in Germany from 1975 to 2006. She studied Experimental Sculpture at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf…

Olga Lomaka

Olga Lomaka

Examining the balance between tradition and new trends, Olga Lomaka’s Artefacts combines elements of surrealism and pop art. Unexpected techniques create vibrant and complicated pieces…

Rachael Kelly

Rachael Kelly

Rachael Kelly is an artist currently based in Ireland. Aiming to illustrate the parallels between capitalist production and the materiality of globalisation, she uses a…

Roy Goodman

Roy Goodman

Roy Goodman lives in the far West of England and paints landscapes of Cornwall. These range from abstract to stylised, with figurative detail replaced by…

Sally Annett

Sally Annett

In her UK-based studio, Sally Annett works across various mediums for both private and public collections that are often site-specific. Current projects include Contemplation Seats…

Sarah Anne Smith

Sarah Anne Smith

Sarah Anne Smith is an artist based in South Yorkshire, UK. Influenced by the potential and variety found in materials, nature, places and objects…

Sheau Ming Song

Sheau Ming Song

Sheau Ming Song has a PhD from LICA at Lancaster University, UK. His work demonstrates the essential issues of two-dimensional representation and documents the visual…

Shirley Cresswell

Shirley Cresswell

An award-winning artist based in New Zealand, Shirley Cresswell has developed a technique that evokes photorealism through an attention to light and three-dimensional composition, in…

Simon Kim

Simon Kim

Seoul-based Simon Kim majored in Visual Communication Design for a BA degree and Illustration for his masters at Kingston University in London. The piece shown…

Sofie Pihl

Sofie Pihl

Danish-Italian Sofie Pihl’s art practice is primarily photography-based, along with some mixed media work. She is very interested in the concept of reality, how it…

Stephen Daly

Stephen Daly

The piece shown here is Double Blind. Patina and dye on cast bronze, 5cm x 27cm x 18cm.

Tatawa

Tatawa

Experimental musician turned abstract artist, Tatawa explores the idea of self-revelation through improvisation in fiercely honest and biographical mixed media paintings. She throws raw ingredients…

Thiemo Kloss

Thiemo Kloss

Inspired by cinematography, paintings and info graphics, Berlin-based photographer Thiemo Kloss focuses on the contrast between evolutionary processes and technological progress. Within this framework he…

Willow Stacey

Willow Stacey

Willow Stacey explores the ideas of maternal instinct, femininity and sexuality from her own personal relationships. Using the simplicity of a single bodily element, her…

Yusuke Sugiyama

Yusuke Sugiyama

Yusuke Sugiyama investigates the concept of boundaries, between oneself and others, reality and memory, embodiment and th abstract. Sugiyama sees them as expressing not an…