Anabel Mayorga Ayala

“Feel through color and composition with an authentic sensitive language between. “Be" and not "be" from an abstract work of art to a realistic one without losing sight of Beauty.”

Entre Aguas - Watercolor 75 x 105cm

Mexican Artist, Anabel Mayorga Ayala has a clear love for painting. She has taken classes in various institutions and workshops and has participated in a variety of watercolor salons, through which she has also been selected for exhibition in museums as well as Honorable Mention awards of national range. Anabel showed interest in painting from a young age, actively producing work and experimenting to create her personal style. This passion fills her soul and continues to grow, develop and leave a mark in her path.

In 2012 she participated in the New York exhibit, “The Soul of Mexico” at Gateway Art center including renowned painters like Toledo Jazzamo. In 2017 she exhibited in “Thoughts of Water” selected through the International Watercolor Contest IWS. In 2018, she held her first solo show at the MUCIC Museum of the city of Cuernavaca entitled Síntesis y Silencio.

Anabel holds a degree  in Communication and Public Relations from Universidad Latinoamericana.

Extasis De Mi Alma - Watercolor 105 x 77 cm
Triste Belleza - Watercolor 76 x 56 cm
Sutileza - Watercolor 76 x 56 cm
Como Te Veo Me VI - Watercolor 76 x 56 cm

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Renate Kirchhof

"By producing monotypes in which a paint roller rolls out the required color and transfers it to the ink carrier, the "roller painting" developed. I was inspired by the works of T. Lempicka, whose work I copied with my technique. The airbrush work came a bit later."

Sonnenblumen - Oil on canvas 203 x 304

Born in Berlin where she also completed her studies, Renate Kirchhof attended the Hochschule der Künste Berlin art with Prof. Wolfgang Ludwig and Hans Förtsch and graduated in Graphic Design. She then realized a career in graphic design and developed teaching programs. Renate further her studies in education, free drawing and painting.  After years of living in Worpswede, a small artist village in Northern Germany, Renate returned to Berlin.

Renate has participated in international exhibitions including at Freie Berliner Kunstausstellung, Lösekrug Gallery, Technology Center Boston, USA, the ESA, Estec in Holland, and more. She was a nominee at Palm Art Award.

Frankfurt - Oil on paper 177 x 254
Wasser - Airbrush and watercolor on paper 177 x 254
Blumen - Monotype, colour pencil 76 x 101
2 Girls - Monotype, colour pencil 76 x 101

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Ramón Rivas

Cubos y Tarros Experienciales - Mixed media 120 x 120 cm

Born in Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain Ramón Rivas completed his university studies in Madrid, graduating as an Industrial Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and then continuing to earn his Master's degree in Sports Management and Administration from the University Olympic Institute (COE and Complutense University of Madrid). Rivas holds a European Diploma in Strategic Planning. 

Inventor, articulist, national tennis coach, and creator of a pedagogical dance-tennis disc, Rivas also holds a Diploma in Graphic Design, Advertising Production and Professional Web Design. He has done management, advertising, event organization for major public and private companies.

Rivas is the creator of the Rivismo movement, a very personal and innovative way of expression in painting. His style is characterized by a mixed media technique and the works are normally large in format. Since 2005, Rivas' artworks have been in national and international exhibitions, art fairs, museums and universities and are part of the permanent exhibition XIX Art XXI Contemporary Art for Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). He was a Finalist at Florence-Shanghai Prize in 2012. He has presented his artwork in China, at Shanghai PuDong Library, at the CEIBS (China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, at the Wison Art Center and at the Global Harbor Shanghai. Rivas was the winner of the 2018 and 2019 American Art Awards (Futurism). Since 2019 he has work in the permanent exhibition of the European Art Museum in Denmark and the same year he exhibited in Manhattan. 

Transmutación Orgánica - Mixed media 120 x 120 cm
Espiral de Fibonacci en Réplica 5 - Mixed media 195 x 195 cm
Universo Experiencial - Mixed media 120 x 120 cm
Nido Experiencial - Mixed media 120 x 120 cm

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Stas Bartnikas

"I'm convinced that Mother Nature is the most sophisticated painter and see it as my mission to capture its beauty in its perfect form."

The Eye of the Earth - Digital photograph 120 x 90 cm

Aerial photographer based in Moscow, Stas Bartnikas graduated from the Moscow State University with a degree in Journalism. He worked as a correspondent in one of the country's largest newspapers, but after the collapse of the Soviet Union, he pursued a career in the development of various business projects in advertising and sales. Photography is an important part of his life that combines a love for traveling and a passion for aviation. During the past few years, Stas has been actively engaged in aerial photography while flying in light aircraft and helicopters in different parts of the world, visiting over 20 countries.

Stas is convinced that Mother Nature is the most sophisticated painter and he sees it as his mission to capture its beauty in its perfect form. He calls his style of photography “aero-art”. 

"Aerial photography allows us to see places that are inaccessible on foot, shows a very different perspective and enables capturing the beauty of our Earth in its full glory and uniqueness."

Stas thinks that beautiful images portraying our planet invoke deep feelings of love, admiration and respect towards nature and people tend to protect what they love. 

His shots were published in magazines across Russia and Europe such as Sunday Times Travel magazine, Maxim, GEO, Vanity Fair, Bild, View, L’Officiel Voyage and were featured in National Geographic’s Photo of the Day and Daily Dozen rubrics number of times. He also won multiple awards at the prestigious contests, such as NatGeo Photo Travel, IPA, TIFA, MIFA, PX3, Siena International Photo Awards. His pictures are also part of some privately owned collections.

Low tide secrets - Digital photograph 120 x 90 cm
Ice Party - Digital photograph 120 x 90 cm
Colorado River Tree - Digital photograph 120 x 90 cm
Frozen Carpet - Digital photograph 120 x 90 cm

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Sushila Oliphant

“I love to capture that wondrous spiritual feeling of awe that certain places in nature emit. I paint from those memories and the peace and joy of having been there - even if only in my imagination. Painting nature is so inspiring and is the food for my soul on its journey."

The Call, Pointilism - Acrylic on wood 18.25 x 5.75 in.

“Still Point Art Gallery's June 13, 2011 - September 30, 2011 exhibition was all about the essential nature of Nature. It was inspired by a passage by Henry David Thoreau, which ends with the words, "We can never have enough of Nature." Three of Sushila Oliphant's paintings were selected for this exhibition, and she was named an Artist of Distinction for her particularly wonderful and meaningful contributions.  They are beautiful...colorful, vibrant, rich...the tones are deep, akin to those of a haunting cello or lyric basso profondo. These paintings speak to the grandeur and splendor of Nature, calling us to bow with respect and in worship. Oliphant so perfectly captures that aspect of Nature that makes it bigger and greater than all of us, though we are all contained within it. She captures the spiritual aspect of Nature, that part that feeds our souls, that part that Thoreau honored in his writings about Nature, that part of which we can never have enough.”  - Christine Cote, Still Point Art Gallery

 

Select Awards

Fifth Place, Cash Prize, Art-Competition.net, international fine art juried competition,"Scapes - 2019," January 18, 2019

Honorable Mention, Art-Competition.net, international fine art juried competition,"Mind Spirit Emotion," December 14, 2018

Second Place, Deering Estates Show with GroveHouse Artists Gallery, July 1917

First Place, Deering Estates Show with GroveHouse Artists Gallery, July 29, 2016

Fourth Place, Deering Estates Show with GroveHouse Artists Gallery, July 31, 2014

First Place, Deering Estates show with Grove House Artists, July 26, 2013

Artist of Distinction, "We Can Never Have Enough of Nature," National Show, Still Point Art Gallery, June 2011

Founder's Choice Award, Infinity Gallery, International Digital Art Show, November - December, 2010

Artwork, colored pencil, chosen for the cover of "Natural Awakenings," Sarasota, Florida 2003

Poster of Mayan Calendar, with Sid Hollander,

Public Collection Archaeological Museum Yucatan

Los Pinnacles de Daniel - Acrylic on plywood 24 x 24 in.
Along the Trail - Acrylic on wood 9 W x 12 in.
Release - Acrylic on plywood 10 W x 21.5 H in.
Nature Walk - Color pencils 17.5 W x 11.5 in.

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Philippe Antoine Boirin

"Photography opens the possibility to create more than just an image, more than just a reality: It creates something unreal and I hope that this unreality is a narrative. The photo should also tell a story very different from what it shows."

The Young Man in the Sky - Digital photograph 30 x 20 in.

Exhibitions (2018)

Sohn Art Gallery, Massachussetts  7th Annual Juried Exhibition       

Plymouth Center for Arts, Plymouth The fine Art of Photography 2018     

Allegany Art Council, Maryland  Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition Honorable Mention

Dark Room Gallery, Essex Junction Open 2018        

Dark Room Gallery, Essex Junction   Personnal Perspective       

Dab Art Gallery, Ventura MNEMONIC

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition New York  Top Prize Category: Photography

The Salmagundi Club, New York Annual Painting, Photography Exhibition

Emerald Art Center, Oregon   3rd Annual Autumn Exhibition- 2018

Black Box Gallery, Oregon   Photo Shoot: 2018

Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California  2018 juried Exhibition

FotoFoto Gallery, New York  14th National Photography Competition

Black Box Gallery, Oregon   Exhibition: Color

Chromatic photo award 2018 (Annual)  International Color Photography Contest - Honorable Mention

 

Publications (2018)

USA

Cultural Center   Cap COD Massachussetts  The Golden Hours

Photography Forum  Santa Barbara Californie  Book : The Best Photography of 2018

Art-Competition.net  On line Gallery    Light of Day 

FRANCE

CORRIDOR ELEPHANT  Paris     Monthly Publication (April)  Portfolio of 20 pictures

CORRIDOR ELEPHANT  Paris     Monthly Publication (October)  Portfolio of 20 pictures

 

Publications (2019)

Loosenart Gallery    Rome  Italy   Exhibition : PERCEPTION

Art Center     New York  Exhibition : Photowork 2019

Center for the Arts    Massachussetts  Iphonography Now (2019)

Marin Society of Artists    San Rafael Californie  IMAGES 2019

Naples Art Association    Naples  Camera USA 2019

Lucie Foundation – IPA     Los Angeles

Fotonostrum Gallery    Barcelone 13th Pollux Awards

Black Box Gallery    Oregon   Exhibition : Photoshoot 2019

Black Box Gallery    Oregon   Exhibition : Portrait

The Glimpsing House - Digital photograph 30 x 40 in.
The Moon Is Dating - Digital photograph 30 x 20 in.
The Hand - Digital photograph 20 x 30 in.
The Tormented Flower - Digital photograph 30 x 20 in.

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Laurent Pheulpin

"As a chemist, I still do not know if the light is made of waves or particles, but I appreciate the fact of modulating it by orienting my monoblocks according to my desires. Light can express disarray by its absence or dissolve the subject that will be defined only by its accessories."

Ojo 1 - Photograph 60 x 80 cm

Select Exhibitions

2019 Galerie No 1 (Paris)

2019 Ink Gallery, Geneva (CH)

2019 Monada, Geneva (CH)

2018 Art San Diego (USA)

2018 Galerie Krisal, Carouge (CH)

2018 QG, La Chaux-de-Fonds (CH)

2018 Lausanne Art Fair (CH)

2017 Galerie Krisal, Carouge (CH)

2017 Art Shopping, Paris (F)

2017 Art3F, Salon International d’Art Contemporain, Paris (F)

2016 Galerie Krisal, Carouge (CH)

2016 Biennale d’Art Contemporain, La Chaux-de-Fonds (CH)

2015 ST’ART Foire d’Art Contemporain, Strasbourg (F)

2012 Galerie Garden, Bruxelles (B)

2012 Kunstart, Bolzano (I)

2012 Club 44, La Chaux-de-Fonds (CH)

2011 Galerie Böhner, Mannheim (D)

2011 Berlinerliste, Berlin (D)

2011 Kunst and Leaving, Rotterdam (NL)

Awards

2019 Artemis International Art Price

2018 Picasso International Art Price

2018 Biancoscuro Art Contest (I)

2011 Artist of the Year - Kunst Spektrum (D)

Ojo 5 - Photograph 80 x 60 cm
Corbata - Photograph 60 x 40 cm
MGH x Sin (Alpha) - Photograph 50 x 30 cm
Between the Buttons - Photograph 60 x 40 cm

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John Gambardella

"I am a predominately a self-taught artist and a realist by nature, this is expressed in my art. My direction in art is to seek and define new boundaries and to excite and evoke interest to the viewer. My art is my escape, my passion, my reward in life."

Late Sunset, West Gate Bridge - Oil on canvas 90 x 120 cm

Born in Trieste, Italy, artist Gianfranco (John) Gambardella draws from his Italian artistic heritage. Based in Melbourne, Australia, he is predominately a self-taught artist and is a realist by nature. Gambardella is inspired by places that surround him or visits in his travels. His love of structure and color is evident in his reach art palette, using various techniques to create enigmatic compositions in his search for new methods of expression.

Throughout his life, Gambardella has always continued to keep an interest and self-development in fine art. Over time, he has been privileged to have exhibited at various notable art awards and exhibitions nationally and internationally. Most recently, Gambardella was the recipient of a Masters Art Award from ArtTour International Inc., which is to be presented in Florence, Italy, 2020.

Lightning Strike, Bolte Bridge - Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Point Lonsdale, Lighthouse Victoria - Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Road Train, South of Darwin - Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Cape Schanck, Lighthouse Victoria - Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm

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Angélique Véré

Les rêves d'Angélique - Livre 17 x 17 cm

French artist, Angélique Véré was born in 1970 in Laval and has been living near the city of Lyon since 2014.  Married for 23 years she is the mother of two boys and began creating artwork in 2000 after her firstborn son became handicap. Primarily self-taught, she has taken courses and workshops and participated in several group shows. Her artistic theme are “life’s little joys” and Angelique juxtaposes her poetry with watercolors or photographs. You can find her full book, "Les rêves d'Angélique” here  https://www.bookelis.com/albums-photos/25798-Les-reves-d-Angelique.html

Symbiose - Photograph and text 2 x A4
Etretat - Photograph and text 2 x A4
La Tour Eiffel - Watercolor and text 2 x A4
Les Papillons - Watercolor and text 2 x A4

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TAMARRA

“Photographer and mixed media artist.
Brilliant, saturated, colors are most inspiring.
Painting my own backgrounds for my still life/conceptual photographs.”

Swimming Braids - Photograph
Marais Tea - Photograph
Midnight Seine - Photograph
57 Perfumes - Photograph
Germain Collage - Photograph

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