Antonio Garcia Soler

Antonio Garcia Soler was born in Alcoy (Alicante), Spain in 1957. He was born into an artistic family. Antonio’s father, Jorge, was a teacher in the “Escuela de Bellas Artes de Alicante”. His father passed on his passion for art to his son when he was very young. Soler Completed his artistic studies in the prestigious “San Carlos Fine Art …

Tyson Estes

Estes was born in Hoquiam, Washington, and graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Filmic Art degree, after which he moved to Los Angeles to pursue work in film and television. After many successful endeavors as a producer and art department specialist, Estes decided that a more personal approach to art was needed, and traded his entertainment career for a …

Gabriela Villarreal

Gabriela was born in México, contemporary artist Gabriela Villarreal Villarreal is continually creating new, captivating Works of art. Using modern forms and unique textures, Gabriela is known for her ability to capture color through an innovative use of light and shape. Encouraged to become an artist from a young age,Gabriela began her career in the company of her mentor and …

Pablo Munoz

Pablo Munoz comes from a family of painters that flourished in Cuzco, Peru and emigrated to the capital, Lima, several years ago. According to Pablo, his ancestors assisted the famous Spanish artists, brought by the Spanish elite to Peru, with the painting of religious subjects to spread the word of God. Pablo Munoz studied at the School of Arts of …

Pablo Rojero

“I enjoy the process of making contemporary art as it gives me a sense of freedom and fulfillment that I have always wanted as an artist,” explains artist Pablo Rojero. Born and raised in Oceanside, California, Pablo Rojero grew up amidst a strong military presence and was proud to share his hometown with the First Marines. In 1993, true to …

Rabo

Clayton Rabo hails from Detroit, Michigan and currently resides in Arizona.  He graduated from Kendall College of Art and Design with a degree in graphic design.  He worked in the fields of illustration and design for over twenty-five years. Rabo has since shifted his focus from the commercial art world to fine art.  Trading his computer mouse for a paintbrush allowed him to …

Stoff

Alyssa Stoff was born in Toledo, Ohio in 1993. Her family relocated to Florida in 2001, where she grew up surrounded by the beautiful tropical landscape. Along with the natural influences from the Florida landscape, she is also influenced by her Filipino grandmother. She spent many summers at her grandmother’s home in Chicago painting, practicing origami, taking pictures in the …

Villasante

Villasante is an individual possessing a tremendous natural insight into his surrounding and environment, allowing, through pure intuition, the spontaneous creation of masterful works. Every character study, every architectural painting and every harbor scene is a personal interpretation of life, of his surrounding and of his environment as seen through his eyes, totally void of academic influence; exposure to other …

Martin

b.1966) Fran Martin was born in 1966 in Castellon, Spain.  He started his art studies in his hometown.   Martin growing up near the Mediterranean coast, and his passionate and bold inspiration came from the sea and its reflective lights.  He fully understands how to intensely and delicately express the complexities of this light in his canvas. The reality of …

Mack

Born and raised in Oakdale, Pennsylvania Jacqueline was the youngest of 5 children. By age two she was painting with watercolors. Her mother found that large buckets of water kept her busy for hours when she wanted to paint the back porch. After mastering pencil, pen and ink, calligraphy, and oil paints in high school and winning many awards she …

Klieber

Born in a small, farming community in Illinois in 1959, Klieber’s growing up years were spent immersed in the elements of nature. After graduating from college in Iowa, a move to Minneapolis is where a love for artistic endeavors first emerged. As a hobby, the future artist started mixing artistic papers and paint with found objects. Through a job promotion, …

Morante

  Morante was born in Peru in 1963 as the daughter of a professional jockey and, because of her father’s absolute dedication to horses, she held contempt to anything related. This conflict was sufficiently intense to threaten even the state of her father’s marriage. However, at the age of 14 her attitude completely reversed and the horse became the center …

Nuria Miro

Nuria Miro was born in Alcoy, Alicante, Spain in 1961. She studied at the School of Arts in her hometown, and later moved to the College of Fine Arts of San Carlos in Valencia, Spain. Nuria is a painter of high quality, sensitivity, emotion, and poetry. Her works are highly expressive in brushstrokes, reflective of pristine colors, and precise in …

Pedro Tapia

Pedro Tapia was born in Tacna, Peru, in 1970. He displayed exceptional talent at an early age and decided to become an artist. He studied art at the Federico Laso Art School in Tacna and later enrolled at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes del Perú (ENBA) in Lima. Tapia’s philosophy is ultimately simple: art is expression. The challenge is for …

Timothy O’Toole

Born in Dayton, Ohio, painter Timothy O’Toole began his enthusiasm and painting at an early age. He was encouraged by his parents and their circle of friends, many of whom were professional painters and sculptures, and he found himself surrounded from the onset by a wealth of creativity and a celebration of personal espression. He attended Dayton Art Institute and …

Manuel Lorente Hernan

Manuel Lorente Hernan was born in 1957 in Alcoy (Alicante). He is a self-taught painter and his figurative works are very popular throughout Europe. Hernan enjoys capturing the beauty of landscapes, still-lifes, Venetian subjects and flowers. With his own abstract style, he displays a perfect synchronization of hues. The strokes of his painting style are quick and free and clearly …

Rikki Drotar

I was born in southern Idaho but moved frequently through my life. My childhood saw the plains of Idaho and Wyoming, the Oregon coast, to the majestic desert of Arizona. Even spending a little amount of time in Pennsylvania and the eastern states. From each place I lived or visited, I would take in the rich beauty and diversity around …

Angela Maritz

Angela Maritz lives and works in the Bay of Plenty on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, having moved there from her native country of South Africa in 2007. Angela believes she was born to be an artist, her earliest memories revolve around an almost compulsive need to create, whether it be with paint or any other medium …

Francisco Casas

Francisco Casas was born in Alcoy, Spain in 1952. He is a vocational artist and from a very early age felt a need to paint. He focuses his work on still life’s, in which he captures a broad range of tones and light, with a hyper-realistic result. Casas understands the profound simplicity behind hyper-realism and the quality of his works …

Bacci

Born in Peru, in 1952, Bacci is one of a group of extraordinary landscape painters that emerged during the last part of the previous decade. Peru has been traditionally a country of figure painters since the Cuzco School painting in the XVII Century. But a movement, probably commanded by Bamse Antunez de Mayolo, commenced in the 1970’s. This group began …

Francisco Dieguez

Francisco Dieguez was born in Havana in 1973. He is a grduate in Graphic Design of the Instituto Superior de Diseno Habana. He is a member of the Fondo de Bienes Culturales and of the Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales. He currently lives and works in Havana. Personal Exhibitions: 1992 “Reflexion”, Galeria de Arte de 10 de Octubre, …

Josiane Childers

Josiane Childers was born in the smoky mountains of North Carolina but mostly grew up in upstate New York. After excellent training and encouragement from her high school art teacher she completed her formal education in Fine Art at Purchase College, including a semester spent abroad in Amsterdam. She now resides in Phoenix, Arizona with her artist husband, son,and three …

Gudrun Newman

Born and raised in Iceland Gudrun Olafsdottir Newman moved to the USA in 1976. She migrated to Florida in 1978 and has lived in Sarasota since then. At an early age G.Newman knew she was interested in art. She started off as a child with intricate textile designs. This demonstrated her extraordinary level of talent and patience. She paints as …

Naira Barseghian

A hybrid of painting and sculpture is how Naira Barseghian’s artistic works can be described. Born in Armenia in 1966, Naira Barseghian began painting as a teenager. When she immigrated to the United States in 1991, Naira decided to pursue her love of art. Upon taking art classes at the Glendale Community College in California, Naira Barseghian developed a deep …

Sydney Edmunds

Growing up Sydney Edmunds would sit and draw for hours. In love with the human form, she would take magazine s and draw the person on the cover. “I wanted to capture not only their likeness but their character, what made them real.” She loved the old masters, such as Rembrandt and aspired to be like them. At age 11 …

Tadeo Zavaleta

Tadeo is a Peruvian artist born Tadeo Zavaleta de la Barro in 1977. As part of an artistic legacy, his father is considered one of the greatest Peruvian artists. His father told him that the human body represented both the greatest difficulties but at the same time, the greatest achievements in art. Thus, he pursued figurative art drawing and painting …

Helen Zarin

Born in Shiraz, Iran in 1970, Helen Zarin can remember beginning to paint pictures as early as the age of 5. As a high school student, Zarin studied with the well-known Persian artist and teacher, Saber. Later she enrolled in the Art and Culture Society, a national organization for gifted Persian artists. As a student of Art and Culture, she …

Joshua Schicker

Joshua Paul Schicker was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Raised in a variety of places, Joshua spent time in Izmir, Turkey, Guam and Washington state. These diverse experiences had much influence on his later work. He arrived in Phoenix, Arizona as a freshman in high school. This led to studying under a local professor that excelled as a traditional figurative artist …

Jason Jarava

Jason Jarava was born in Baltimore, Maryland and began painting at an early age. He was encouraged by his parents and did much of his early work around Loch Raven, painting luxuriant landscapes, tall trees and reflective waters. He received his BFA from Arizona State. The artist’s style is distinct. He blends the crisp, detailed, exacting technique of realism with …

Farrell Elizabeth Douglas

Elizabeth currently works mainly with acrylic paints due to their versatility and drying time. “I prefer acrylics because it can be combined with a lot of water to achieve the movement and spontaneity that I want in all of my work.” She paints not only on canvas, but on plexi, glass and various metals as well. Her subjects range from …

Smith Carney

Smith Carney was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and spent his childhood surrounded by the colorful landscape of northern New Mexico. Fascination with the beauty in the variety of nature kindled Carney’s desire to create. He later moved to Texas and attended the University of North Texas where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Advertising Art. In …

Natasha Barnes

Natasha Barnes is a South African artist, born in 1969. She has been painting since the age of seven. Her natural talent and pure passion for painting has led this self-taught artist to develop a profound style, exhibiting expressionism, color and movement. Her paintings are inspirations found in her travels and the love for the rich African images surrounding her …

Karolina Sussland

Karolina Vera Sussland defected from Czech Republic at the height of the cold war. Her family adopted Phoenix, AZ as their new home and she grew up in the valley of the sun. She studied chemistry and drawing at Arizona State University and has been a consequentially creative force in Phoenix since the 2000’s. Sussland’s paintings rely on precise drawing …

Jodi Maas

Jodi Maas was born in Manhattan, Kansas and moved several times during her childhood. Having lived in Hong Kong for 5 years, she was able to experience the diverse cultures and fascinating beauty of many exotic countries including India, Nepal, Thailand, Japan and the Philippines. After extensive travels she now calls Arizona home. A lifelong love of art led Jodi …

Silvia Suarez

Born in Pucallpa, Peru, in 1958. Despite her early artistic inclination, Suarez was forced to select a “more productive” field because painting was economically and socially risky. Victim of the circumstances, Suarez had to study conservation and restoration, a field related to the arts but not her choice. Fortunately, today, 20 years later, she is married to a painter and …

Alexys Henry

Although Alexys Henry was born in Arizona, she grew up in both Phoenix and New York, Influenced by dramatic shifts in both cultural and physical environments. As a child, the long clear expanses of deep snow covered fields broken by rich patches of overgrown trees and half frozen streams, captivated her and continue to influence her imagery. While in Phoenix, …

Patricia Chute

  There are many things that I find intriguing that I try to explain through the use of acrylic paint, and the limitless possibilities that a blank canvas represents. I don’t like to limit myself by labels, or let others define who I am as an artist. With this in mind my body of work depicts the complexity of my …

Eric and Jessica Crabtree

Eric and Jessica Crabtree are a married couple residing in Naples, Florida with their son, Landon. As Full-Time, self-taught artists, Eric and Jessica have had their work collected nationally and internationally, as well as appearing on NBC. Their work is described as Transitional Abstract Art with acrylic on canvas as the main medium used. After dedicating much time and study …

Kari Taylor

Kari grew up in Arizona, where she attended Arizona State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in printmaking.After college, she worked in the fine art field producing both commercial prints and artwork. Previously a dancer and choreographer, she is drawn to objects in space and their movement.Each individual piece has its own level and style of motion.Some are …

Paul Wren

Paul was born on October 8th in Peru, 1965. Middle child of a very large family. Showing signs at a very young age of artistic ability, his family was ever encouraging to his education. Experience: *Specialty of drawing and painting – School of fine arts of PERU *Graduated with the gold medal in the specialty of painting, national school of …

Mauricio Garay

Mauricio Garay Descended from a family with artistic tradition, Mauricio began to arouse his interest in art at an early age, with some artistic guidance received from his uncle Carlos Garay, an internationally recognized artist who painted beautiful sceneries of the Honduran countryside as well as its people’s traditions. Mauricio is a self-taught figurative and impressionist painter who is a continuous …