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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Agne Kisonaite

Agne Kisonaite, who usually uses the pseudonym AgneArt, creates art objects using outdated or used goods. Her latest aesthetically pleasing yet shocking work, Diabetes (top…

Alberto Repetti

Alberto Repetti is an Italian artist whose work is a continuous research into encounters between the real and the imaginary. Through varied materials and experiences…

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…

Alice Rich

Alice Rich is an internationally collected visual artist from Vancouver, Canada. In her Granville Island-based studio and gallery she works on two series: Impressions of…

Amy Benzie

Amy Benzie’s work explores the relationship between art and science by creating otherworldly vessels from a detailed vision of the so called ‘ugly’ such as…

Anastasia Schipanova

Anastasia Schipanova represents a new generation of emerging Russian contemporary artists. Her work can be described as a mix of expressionism, symbolism and abstractionism in…

Angela Wakefield

Angela Wakefield has twice been on the front cover of Art of England and featured in ARTnews, attracting international attention and critical acclaim with her…

Anna Cortada

The artwork of Anna Cortada is filled with elements of nature, and images that suggest flowers, vegetables, monsters and masks. In 2013, she started the…

Bärbel Ricklefs-Bahr

Bärbel Ricklefs-Bahr lives in Northern Germany. Her abstract paintings have a balanced harmonious diversity, with a bold colour composition and figurative elements. The pieces evolve…

Basma Ashworth

UK-based Basma Ashworth is a painter and textile artist whose process includes layering colours and marks, drawing inspiration from the surrounding landscape as well as…

Beddru

Italian self-taught painter Beddru embraces experimentation with non-traditional materials, such as thick, superposed Plexiglas panels. He describes his figurative subjects as “unconformably” represented through ink-based…

Bernadette Doolan

Irish artist Bernadette Doolan explores the fragility of identity in the context of childhood. Working in painting and sculpture, she approaches topics of social conscience…

Charlotte Bernays

Charlotte Bernays takes her obsession with energy and mass, configuration and reconfiguration, from three, into two dimensions. Calligraphic paintings in Chinese ink depict great flocks…

Chris Holden

Chris Holden is an activist artist engaging with current issues of today: the war on terror, and environmental and social issues. His work is mainly…

Claudia Pombo

Brazilian-Dutch painter Claudia Pombo shows an adapted view of nature and human situations. A different form of her creative expression is seen in her illustrations…

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…

David Handley

As a fashion photographer, David Handley primarily works with children. His most recent project, Best Friends Forever, is a view into an unadulterated and unrestricted…

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…

Gabriella Kosa

Visiting the extremes, the spontaneous and planned, the concrete and abstract, using a mixture of random strokes and carefully painted geometric shapes, the London-based artist…

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…

Hyun Kim

Hyun Kim’s work focuses on a central theme called “internalized power of state”. Kim explains: “It refers to the ‘anti-communism ideology’ internally engraved in individuals…

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…

Jane Gottlieb

Jane Gottlieb’s dynamic images transcend the norms of both reality and colour. She creates art with her photographs, composition, collage and colour to express her…

Jasper Udink ten Cate

Award-winning artist Jasper Udink ten Cate is also known as Creative Chef. Combining his work as a chef and as an artist, he specialises in…

Jean Davis

Oakland, California-based Jean Davis paints abstracted figures placed in ambiguous settings. Her work focuses on themes of the impermanence of place and the uncertainty of…

Jeanne Fries

Jeanne Fries is a Canadian sculptor, painter and new media artist. Her work is concerned with the physical and non-physical expression of power dynamics in…

Jeffrey Luque

Jeffrey Luque’s Girl with Flowers combines realist portraiture with extravagant detail. The series is on display from 19 May at CoRK Arts District in Jacksonville…

Jenny Bennett

Whangarei, New Zealand-based Jenny Bennett graduated with an MA in anthropology from Otago and Auckland universities. Having shown artworks in London, Italy and the USA…

Judith Cordeaux

Over the past 30 years, New Zealand-based Judith Cordeaux has developed a vocabulary of pictorial motifs in her paintings. These include mundane everyday images (steps…

Julijana Ravbar

Julijana Ravbar is an abstract artist based in Slovenia. She is best known for creating modern textured paintings using balanced colour palettes and intricate patterning…

Katrina Avotina

Katrina Avotina has been painting professionally more than 20 years. Currently based in Leeds, she works with acrylic colours. She says: “I wish to spread…

Laurence Wood

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

Lee Campbell

London-based Lee Campbell uses traditional oil techniques to depict varied subject matter. Combining a sense of mysticism and scientific methods, he generates different emotions and…

Magda Krawcewicz

Hamburg-based Magda Krawcewicz explores the figural form though her paintings, drawings and sculpture. Collector Rik Reinking says of her work: “She is fascinated by the…

Malcolm Litson

Malcolm Litson’s practice includes projection, painting, music and the moving image. He has exhibited and performed in galleries and venues around the world as an…

Mally Elbaz Almandine

Mally Elbaz Almandine paints small pieces that are woven into a whole, representing a lifetime, one that consists of numerous childhood experiences and memories. Some…

Margaretha Gubernale

Margaretha Gubernale is an international artist who has been creating work for more than 30 years. Mainly using oils on canvas, her pictures take inspiration…

Max Lawrence White

Max Lawrence White is an Australia-based painter. White’s practice is centered on colour and its inexhaustible combinations, readings and meanings. He aims to present an…

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

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…

Neil T Wittmann

Neil T Wittmann’s works utilise the medium of photography, translating portraits through collage and layering. Drawing Down The Moon, for example, represents the pagan ritual…

Nikos Lamprinos

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

Ole Marius Joergensen

Ole Marius Joergensen is a fine art photographer with a background in film. Taking Alfred Hitchcock’s “icy and remote” women as inspiration, his Icy Blondes…

Pablo Rosero

Pablo Resero’s multidisciplinary work reflects a constant search to understand the hidden face of nature through transforming inanimate objects into something more complex. This encompasses…

Robert van Bolderick

Robert van Bolderick gives life to his artworks by creating dreamlike and vibrant scenarios that evoke traces of the real and the metaphorical on the…

Sahil Lodha

Sahil Lodha graduated with a photography degree from the University of the Arts London and was recently shortlisted in the British Journal of Photography for…

Shaikha Alnuaimi

Emirati-born Shaikha Alnuaimi is an architectural engineer and artist. Her recent Instagram series combines minimalist illustration and constructivist design, referencing pop culture. The pieces utilise…

Sheau Ming Song

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

Sherry Erskine

Motivated by mythmaking and Jungian concepts, Sherry Erskine’s work examines fragmented states of consciousness through collaboration and lens-based media. By juxtaposing fragments of images or…

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…

Stjepko Mamic

Artist, world traveller and captain Stjepko Mamic has spent much of his life at sea, and it is from this perspective that he creates his…

Tao Xian

Tao Xian graduated from the School of Fine Art (oil painting department) at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (BFA) in 2013 and Parsons…

Tim Allen

Construct is a series of detailed aerial landscape photographs by Tim Allen considering aspects of globalised industry by focusing on the patterns, form, structure and…

Toni Harrower

A contemporary painter from northeast Scotland, Toni Harrower utilises repetition as a creative method, layering geometric shapes to form a grid-like structure. As the paint…

Tony Steele

Tony Steele uses analytical strategies to translate random data into visual topography. Landmap 1 is a “blueprint” of Glastonbury, Avebury and Stonehenge, creating a vesica…

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…

Xenia Gazi

Xenia Gazi is a Dubai-based artist and curator, inspired by culture, architecture and calligraphy, as well as the patterns and symmetry of Islimi designs from…

Yeowoon Kim

Yeowoon Kim is currently working with mobile art. She presents a new diagram of an image unrestrained from the conventional artificial control, alluding to imperfection…

Yuge Zhou

Yuge Zhou is a Chinese born, Chicago-based artist whose video and installation works portray ‘urban dispositions’ and explore the complex interactions between humans and their…