Paul Hartel


"From New York, now living in Ireland, I paint and draw in abstract and neo-expressionist styles with mixed media, including oil, acrylic, oil stick and charcoal. I believe in art for art's sake with the veracity of spontaneity. Only with the viewer, we together capture the transcendent power of art."

Dreams of Hers - Acrylic on canvas board 24 x 18 in.

Hartel has exhibited and enjoyed representation by art galleries in New York City, Los Angeles, Dublin, Milan, Barcelona, and Madrid, with works currently in residence at Green Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. His work has been sold and auctioned for private collectors, as well as gifted for charitable organisations, in the U.S., Europe and Australia. Hartel is featured in many art publications, magazines, cover art, and online galleries.

Blue Memories - Oil on board 14 x 18 in.
Temporal Executives - Mixed media on canvas 46 x 36 cm
Untitled U22 - Mixed media on canvas 30 x 24 in.
New Glasses - Mixed media on canvas 36 x 28 in.

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Gloria Keh

"Now more than ever before, art is so essential in the healing process. Art provides a soothing balm for body, mind and spirit. I turn to art every day and with necessary changes needed in my life, I am exploring new ways of using my art to increase the awareness for overall healing."

Determination - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm

Gloria Keh began painting in childhood. Her late father, the oil painter Martin Fu was her first art teacher. In 2008, Gloria founded Circles of Love, a nonprofit charity outreach program using her art in the service to humanity. She has participated in over 100 art exhibitions and has been blessed with 18 international art awards. She lives and paints in Singapore.

Serenity - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Sacrifice - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
The Metamorphosis of The Mind - Watercolor & ink on paper 50 x 50 cm
The End of Time - Collage/mixed media on canvas 60 x 120 cm
Genesis - Mixed media on canvas 100 x 100 cm
The Song of Trees - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
The End of Time - Collage/mixed media on canvas 60 x 120 cm
The Final Chapters - Collage/acrylic on canvas board 40 x 50 cm
The Metamorphosis of The Mind - Watercolor & ink on paper 50 x 50 cm

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GGrazArtist

"My abstract art is a visual representation of my unconscious mind, creativity, and personal association with colors. When I paint, I feel that the invisible becomes visible through the use of vibrant colors and different shapes, with no limit to what the final piece may express or evoke over time."

A symphony of two hearts (Triptych) - Acrylic Each panel: 100 x 50 cm

Giuseppina Graziano is a teacher, translator, and abstract artist, based in Melbourne. Born in Italy in 1983, she studied Foreign Languages in high school and pursued her studies in Interpreting and Translating at university. In 2010, Graziano commenced her teaching career in Australia, and later completed a GDTL as well as a Graduate Certificate in Education in TESOL. She can speak Italian, English, Spanish, French, and German. She has had an interest in and admiration for verbal and non-verbal communication since a young age and a passion for foreign languages, the history of art, philosophy, and music, which inspires her creativity and imagination. Giuseppina believes that any form of communication to be effective requires a deeper connection among those involved in the moment. 

Giuseppina is a self-taught abstract artist who unleashed her passion for painting as an adult during a proving time of her life. Since then, making art has become for her a solid and versatile tool to express inner states, personal association with colors, and practice mindfulness. Her work is influenced by Pollock's balanced and controlled chaos, Kandinsky's geometric forms, and Boccioni's idea of motion and dynamism. In her abstract paintings, she mainly uses palette knives to add texture, sponges to create sfumato, brushes, and other tools used to create lines and contrasting shapes. She chooses color shades based on her personal association of them with specific emotions, the inner world, or, at times, natural elements.

Giuseppina's paintings are primarily crowded with spontaneous and, at times, spasmodic paint strokes, lines, contrasting shapes, and paint splatters but are always melding harmoniously to create an aesthetic, energic, yet controlled artwork. Along with the superimposition of colors, her compositions express constant movement and rhythm and create an overall positive flow of energy that permeates the whole canvas and evokes an individual emotional response from the viewer.

 

Education

- Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
- Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning (GDTL)
- Master Master’s degree (with Honours) in Translation – Technical-Scientific and Literary Translation (from English and German into Italian)
- Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Translating and Interpreting for Special Purposes (from English and German into Italian)

Alegría - Acrylic 40 x 40 cm
Euphoria - Acrylic 71 x 101 cm
Summer dreams - Acrylic 50 x 50 cm
Enigma - Acrylic 60 x 76 cm

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Jan Lowe

"My inspiration for this body of work is to bring to the viewer, a snapshot of the animals I shared time with and the special places visited. I am inspired by nature."

When the fronts meet - Magic, San Remo AU - Watercolour on Clayboard 18 x 24 in.

Animal & Nature Artist

Jan Lowe paints in most mediums, however, watercolour and scratchboard are her favourite. Inspired by nature with a connection to her subject. 

Her inspiration for this piece of work is to bring to the viewer, a snapshot of the animals she shared time with, working directly from nature using scratchboard and minimal ink.

Since 2001 she has worked as a professional exhibiting artist / tutor. Dedicating to her passion for art, tutors in scratchboard with workshops, demos, and classes. An award-winning artist, she exhibits internationally in the US, UK, Europe, and Australia.

Brotherly Love, Grizzly - Yellowstone NP. USA - Scratchboard and watercolour 11 x 14 in.
My patch! White tipped Wallaby - Watercolour on Hot Pressed Arches 600 gsm 1/2 Sheet
Spring Fever - Bisons grip, Yellowstone US - Watercolour on Clayboard 18 x 24 in.
Devine Miss M - Alpaca - Scratchboard (no colour) 11 x 14 in.

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Marc Brousse

"Utopia contains the most powerful and mysterious lifeblood in history. Utopia arises from the past to unveil the horizon. Only those who look towards what we do not see have the opportunity to change, sense and touch the world in a peculiar manner."

A leaf for eternity - burnt wood, stained glass, gold leafs 4 x 3.5 m

After many years spent abroad, in Amsterdam and Bordeaux, Marc Brousse currently lives in Brussels. He began his artistic career in 2016, imbued with his profession as an architect.

"Life is a line, thought is a line, each line is a vision of space and of the world." Manlio Brusantin.

With this hypothesis, Brousse approaches each composition on the soul of the line, the mechanisms of spatial composition in relation to the equation of time, to observe the evolution of an infinitesimal abstract construction towards a movement forming a space, a figurative and narrative perimeter. Marc thus deploys a singular language by capturing the line in his lifetime, to generate allegories between man, his Architecture and that of Nature.

Marc considers the line to be between two instants, unlike the point which is associated with the instant. The line represents a quantity, a volume of time, describing a movement. The eye which fixes the line seizes time and can give it form. Thus, in a process of elaboration, the line follows the measure of a life, that of the artist's time. The line comes alive to the rhythm of its breathing. Hundreds of thousands of lines are born in the aspiration of his breath, offering the maturity faithful to each work to transpose the architectural and urban organism to different scales of readings and transform measurements into imaginations.

The artist constructs his reflection on the intimate relationship that exists between the architecture of Nature and that of Man. 

Dear Hashima - Ink, charcoal, invisible ink on paper 76 x 56 cm
Tulipes - croisée sur cour Destijl - Charcoal on paper 31 x 23 cm
Domus Chrisalys - Ink, charcoal, invisible ink on paper 76 x 56 cm
Physalis - hotels suspendus au venezuela - Charcoal on paper 31 x 23 cm

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Mariclair Plante

“Moreover, it is the initial gesture that will guide all the others expressing a great whole, indefinite and nevertheless singularly present. Its mission is to add a touch of sensitivity and happiness to everyone's daily life by coloring indescribable emotions with words."

The head in the clouds - Gallery canvas 40 x 40 inch

Passionate about the arts since childhood, Canadian artist, Mariclair Plante explores as many techniques as possible: drawing, painting, textiles, mixed media, etc. She has had several training courses with masters in visual art, private and in groups, with recognized artists such as Francine Labelle, Seymour Segal, Laurent Bonet.

 In 2005, a visceral need to express herself freely brought Mariclair into the world of abstract art. She opened her professional workshop and since then produced large-format abstract works between automatism and abstract expressionism. Mariclair is represented by Gallery Bloom Montréal, Gallery Archambault Lavaltrie, Gallery NAK Ottawa, and SAATCHI, ArtMajeur, Singulart Web.

The recipient of several awards since 2012, she is frequently cited in local media (TV, radio, press). Mariclair Plante's works are part of public and private collections in Canada, the United States and Europe.

No limit - Gallery canvas 40 x 60 in.
Come join me - Gallery canvas 48 x 60 in.
The messenger bird gallery canvas - 40 x 60 in.
The joy of finding you gallery canvas - 48 x 60 in.

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Weronika Raczynska

Slushy Fields - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 70 cm

 Weronika Raczynska was born in 1978 in Warsaw, Poland. Between 1997-2002, she studied painting at the European Academy of Arts (EAS) in Warsaw, Poland. In 2002, she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting (Honors). From 2008-2010, Raczynska studied Painting at The Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts (ASP) in Cracow, Poland. In 2010 completed post-graduate studies in painting. 

Weronika Raczynska has had 17 solo exhibitions and participated in over 120 group shows in Warsaw, Poland; Cracow, Poland, as well as in Basel, Switzerland; Kishinev, Moldavia; London, United Kingdom; New York, United States of America; Paris, France; Rome, Italy and Milan, Italy among others.

  In 2022, the artist received a scholarship from the Creation Support Fund of the ZAIKS Association of Authors. In 2022 she was awarded The Faces of Peace Art Prize by Contemporary Art Curator Magazine, as well as an Artistic Excellence certificate from Circle Foundation for the Arts.

Paintings by Weronika Raczynska can be found in private collections in Poland and other countries of Europe, and also in New Zealand, the Philippines and the United States of America, as well as in public collections of the Gallery of Contemporary Art (GSW) in Wloclawek, Poland and the Office of Artistic Exhibitions (BWA) in Kielce, Poland.

Raczynska lives and works in Warsaw, Poland.

Girl With Iphone - Oil & acrylic on cotton canvas 80 x 100 cm
Middle-Class Women - Oil on cotton canvas 60 x 80 cm
Overdose - Oil on cotton canvas 80 x 100 cm
Orders - Oil on canvas 120 x 160 cm

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Lena K Risling

"My mission is inspiring people to make sustainable choices, and my passion is taking care of what we already got. Making luxury items with care for our health and planet. I reuse old jewelry parts by giving them a new life and meaning. Keywords: reuse, reduce, recycle and redesign."

The Fruit Tree - Bracelet of crocheted silver wire and old jewellery parts

"Due to burnout, I was on sick leave for several years and lost my job in the IT industry. My brain didn't work, but my heart and hands did. Since then, I have taken courses in design, silversmithing, silver clay, gem cutting, gemology etc. I have had several exhibitions in Sweden and Finland."

From Far Away - Bridal crown of crocheted silver wire, embroidered with serpentine
Percy Peacock - Collar of crocheted silver wire embroidered with precious stones etc,
Male Lion - Collar of crocheted 14K gold filled wire, embroidered with precious stones
The Rose Garden - Collar of crocheted silver wire, embroidered with old jewellery parts, rose opal and buttons

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Birgit Reinemund

"Dream with me the dream of a colourful and peaceful future! My colorful, energetic art raises awareness of beauty and at the same time the fragility of our world in the sense of the environment, society and the coexistence of cultures. It encourages to take on new perspectives."

Comfort - Mixed media on cardboard 55 x 42 cm

Birgit Reinemund is an internationally exhibiting artist based in Mannheim, Germany. The desire to devote herself entirely to painting matured when she became more aware of being able to touch people more intensely with her art than with anything she had done before in her changing life as an entrepreneur and politician. Since 2018,  Birgit has been focusing on her art full-time. In 2021, she founded a German/Austrian artists' collective, and has been translating her visual works into music by a New York pianist.

Birgit's artwork has been shown in Zurich, Amsterdam, Milan, Madrid, Marbella, Palma de Mallorca, Miami, and in several local exhibitions. In 2022 she started to offer her art as NFTs and to engage in the new exciting world of the Metaverse. Her abstract colourful and energetic acrylic and mixed media paintings are inspired by nature and her social engagement, which reflects in her slogan: "Dream with me the dream of a colourful and peaceful future!"

Explosive - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 40 cm
Stormy sea - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 70 cm
Tiger - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 70 cm
Mother Nature is breathing - still - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 70 cm

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Jodi Hills

“Cezanne wrote to his brother about the Pont des Trois Sautets: "There, there is more freshness..." I crossed this bridge to begin my new life in France. People often ask me, weren't you afraid to move there? The decision was not a ledge, I say, but a bridge. I am an American artist in France.”

Brittany, France - Acrylic on handmade paper 8 x 10 in.

"I am an American artist living, loving and creating in the south of France. I started painting when I was five years old. No matter what I was feeling, I would go into my room and put it down on paper. Saving me from the darkest times and rejoicing with me in the brightest. So, I guess it's not just what I do. It's who I am! C'est moi! 

I won't clutter you with all the usual subjects. There was school, and more school, and moving, and Minneapolis, and Chicago, and New York, and selling, and working, and living as an artist (read my daily blog to catch up on all the details).

Just after a gallery show in Chicago, I accidentally fell in love with a French man. Then I got married on purpose and moved to the south of France. I have become a we and the story continues. My story unfolds color by color. Stroke by stroke. Each painting a glimpse of my life and the beautiful lives around me. I paint every day — Joie de vivre!”

Cross over (Pont des trois sautets) - Oil on panel 16 x 14 in.
The North End - Oil on panel 17 x 14 in.
Rock Solid - Oil on canvas 30 x 30 in.
The Eiffel Tower doesn’t need me - Oil on canvas 24 x 36 in.

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