Artist Stories

Juliet Fiss

Juliet Fiss

Juliet Fiss, a computer scientist and emerging abstract conceptual painter based in Kirkland, Washington, integrates process art and data visualization with abstract expressionism and abstract landscape in her creative endeavors. Her paintings are characterized by...

Courtney Hopkins

Courtney Hopkins

Courtney Hopkins is a representational landscape and botanical artist based near Charlottesville, Virginia. Despite being largely self-taught, her art practice is deeply rooted in the study of flora and fauna, as well as wild, natural environments that have captured...

Bryony Bedggood

Bryony Bedggood

Bryony Bedggood is an artist residing and working from her home studio just outside of Christchurch, Aotearoa, New Zealand. A deep fascination with flora and fauna has always been present in her work, a passion cultivated through childhood foraging expeditions on...

Melanie Vote

Melanie Vote

Melanie Vote received her BFA from Iowa State University and her MFA in painting from the New York Academy of Art. She grew up on a functional farm, but has lived and worked in NYC for over 20 years. Her work straddles these two worlds, investigating the complexities...

Poppy Dodge

Poppy Dodge

Poppy Dodge, an abstract painter, has established her creative base in Petaluma, California. As a self-proclaimed “color maximalist,” she thrives on the art of crafting harmony and equilibrium through the full spectrum of colors. Her artistic exploration delves deep...

Zach Hyman

Zach Hyman

Zach Hyman is a United States born multimedia artist primarily working in photography. He was born outside of San Francisco and moved all over the United States as a child; from California, to Texas, to Pennsylvania. He studied acting, movement, and performance for...

Kate Hooray Osmond

Kate Hooray Osmond

Kate Hooray Osmond is an American interdisciplinary artist based in Charleston, SC, whose work explores experiential acceptance. Kate’s artwork has been featured in Introspective Magazine, Hyperallergic, Art and Cake LA, Shoutout Atlanta, ArtMag, and Charleston...

Kathleen Rhee

Kathleen Rhee

Kathleen Rhee is an Australian artist who resides on the beautiful Gold Coast of Australia, just minutes from the beach. She recently moved into her new home studio, which she personally built and designed. This space boasts high ceilings and stunning natural light,...

Serge Hamad

Serge Hamad

Serge Hamad is a visual artist of French and Algerian descent who is currently based in New York. He specializes in photography and has a background in conflict zone photography and videography spanning several decades. In 2011, he made a significant transition in his...

Bevil Templeton-Smith

Bevil Templeton-Smith

Bevil Templeton-Smith is a computer programmer and IT consultant who has been residing in London, UK, and engaging in technical work for nearly 30 years. However, he is the son of two artists (painters) and as a result, possesses an artistic inclination that...

Mark Wang

Mark Wang

Mark Wang is an Illustrator and comic artist original from Tucson, Arizona, but is currently located in the fabled NYC. Sometimes his drawings are funny, and sometimes they're not. Go figure huh.  Mark Wang "Spring" 2021 Artrepreneur.com: How do you decide on the...

Toby Leon

Toby Leon

Toby Leon, an artist based in Sydney, had the unique opportunity to spend his formative years immersed in a dynamic blend of artists, eccentrics, and scholars. These early influences deeply ingrained in him an insatiable curiosity, inspiring him to approach life with...

David Krovblit

David Krovblit

David Krovblit, originally from Toronto and now based in California, began his artistic journey with a background in photography, excelling as an award-winning commercial photographer before transitioning into the realm of fine art. His artistic technique skillfully...

Tony Whlgn

Tony Whlgn

Is there anything more impactful than community? For Tony Whlgn, creating art has always been influenced by the historic richness of their native Detroit and galvanized by a desire to connect with others. A multi-hyphenate artist with a deep commitment to telling...

Amelia Johannsen

Amelia Johannsen

Amelia Johannsen's artistic journey unveils the profound connections she has forged between clay, nature, and the human experience. As an intuitive artist pushing the boundaries of her creativity with clay, Amelia maintains a grounded studio practice based on...

David “Squid” Quinn

David “Squid” Quinn

David Quinn, a visionary artist, made a bold decision to depart from his art studies and align himself with the mesmerizing Blue Man Group, a performance ensemble that captivated his heart. Devoting seven years to collaborating with the group, he played an...

Thomas Haensgen

Thomas Haensgen

Thomas Haensgen is a German artist from Cologne who is constantly driven to evolve his artistic vision. His art is inspired by the beauty found in both natural and artificially created elements and situations. He dedicates a significant amount of time to practicing...

Michelle Wilkie

Michelle Wilkie

Michelle Wilkie is a self-taught textile artist and designer of modern quilts who embraces Improvisation and Minimalist styles. Quilting is her passion and drives her art practice and creativity. She relates to this traditional women's craft as a means to document...

Sophie M Cook

Sophie M Cook

Sophie M Cook is an oil painter residing in Kent, United Kingdom, with over fifteen years of professional painting experience. Her artistic journey commenced within the theatre industry, where she initially trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art as a Scenic...

Jynae Bergeron

Jynae Bergeron

Jynae Bergeron, the creative force behind Art and Airplanes, is a Canadian wood-based visual artist specializing in pyrography and woodworking. Having been born to the flatlands of Southern Saskatchewan, Canada, it wasn't until her late 20s that she recognized an...

Evgenia Smirnova

Evgenia Smirnova

Evgenia Smirnova is a watercolor and acrylic artist from Russia. She has lived in Sicily since 2009, when she moved to study under the Italian painter Salvo Coglitori. She uses a variety of methods and mediums but watercolor is her favorite tool since it allows her to...

Barton Lewis

Barton Lewis

In New York City, every nook and cranny seems to double as a gallery. With exterior walls and construction fences serving as billboards for brands and canvases for street artists, the urban environment is in a constant cycle of beautification and decay. It is these...

Eric Inkala

Eric Inkala

Energetic and vibrant, Eric Inkala’s distinctive paintings spill over with vigor and verve. Taking root in an early love for street art in his native Minneapolis, Inkala eventually moved his practice to Brooklyn, a storied creative hub brimming with urban inspiration....

Patrick Chuka

Patrick Chuka

Patrick Chuka is an artist of Nigerian origin currently residing in Dallas, US. With a career spanning over ten years, he has devoted himself to delving into the intricacies of human connections and personal growth through his artwork. At the heart of his creative...

&rew Soria

&rew Soria

Andrew Soria is a digital pop surrealist and photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. Originally from South Florida, he takes inspiration from the city's vibrant culture, focusing his work on uncommon and colorful architecture. His surrealistic cityscapes, composed of...

Marco Barberio

Marco Barberio

Marco Barberio, born in 1971 in Italy, has consistently nurtured a profound passion for art and creativity throughout his life, despite the absence of formal artistic education. During his formative years in the 1980s, he immersed himself in the captivating realm of...

Alina Hubarenko

Alina Hubarenko

Alina Hubarenko is a Ukrainian-German artist who was born in Kyiv in 1991 and raised near Kassel, Germany. They developed an interest in art at a young age and initially pursued studies at the Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in Ukraine. However, after a year,...

Valerie Syposz

Valerie Syposz

Valerie Syposz is a printmaker originally hailing from Ottawa, Canada. Her interest in printmaking was sparked during her high school years, where she acquired foundational knowledge in etching and linocut techniques. During her pursuit of a Bachelor of Fine Arts...

Ronny Behnert

Ronny Behnert

Ronny Behnert has been actively working in photography since January of 2007. The award winning architecture- and landscape photographer founded Håggard Photography in 2010 and continues to grow the brand today. His clientele includes hotels, restaurants, various...

Quinn Antonio Briceño

Quinn Antonio Briceño

When we think about the richness of the American art scene, we often place too much emphasis on the major metropolitan areas, incorrectly deeming them our cultural vanguards. But what about the vast richness that oozes out of the rest of the country? Artists like...