Hanna Supetran

"A painting has a power to influence one's mood and state of mind.  A glance can shift a feeling of restlessness to calmness, of sadness to hopefulness, of pain to love. Art speaks to the heart, it speaks straight to the soul Mainly abstraction in style, all my arts are painted intuitively."

Emancipation - Oil on canvas 24 x 36 in.

Hanna Supetran is an internationally multi-award winning artist who creates thought-provoking and emotionally evocative abstract paintings. She was named as one of the Top 20 Artists to invest in by DESTIG Magazine’s (UK) November 2018 Special Art Investment Edition. Hanna also made it to Art Tour International Magazine’s (New York) Editors’ Pick 2019 Winter’s Edition and Top Contemporary Artists to Watch 2018.

Her paintings received numerous accolades and awards from reputable and established art organizations, curators and jurors from USA, Europe and Asia.  Hanna’s award-winning arts are painted intuitively using oil. Her paintings show the poetry in colors dancing graciously like a symphony. Fearless, unapologetic, expressive, colorful and bold, each painting reflects the vibrancy of life, a balance of intense texture and soft movements, a contrast of dark and light, cold and warm.

Hanna was a corporate executive turned full-time artist. Her childhood passion in arts was ignited through a series of synchronistic events.  A needed break from her decade long jet-setting corporate life gave her the time to slow down and found herself painting again. This was followed by commissioned works, to an invitation to join a group exhibit as the new artist in one of the most reputable art galleries in the Philippines where Hanna was born and raised.

Passion ignited, she left the corporate world, flew to Florence, Italy and took an Intensive Visual Art course, which included Photography, Fresco, Contemporary Art Technique & Figure Drawing at the Accademia D’Arte Firenze, came back to the Philippines and has been a full-time artist since.

Hanna has exhibited in the USA, Europe and Asia.

Cosmic Love - Oil on canvas 60 x 48 in.
Isolated No More - Oil on canvas 24 x 20 in.
Trail Back To Love - Oil on canvas 36 x 24 in.
Infinite Horizons - Oil on canvas 36 x 24 in.

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Aristi Hadjisavva

"Human’s inner state and themes from life is my point of reference and while I paint, the feelings I convey, flow through me, I transcend space and time and I become the painting itself. My canvas is the door leading to another dimension and my brush is the key to open that door."

Sensuality - Oil on canvas 60 x 80 cm

Aristi Hadjisavva was born in Paphos, Cyprus where she lives and works. A self- taught artist, the main themes in her artwork are the human figure, the portrait and the abstract, with the main characteristic being the intense colors. She has participated in 21 group exhibitions, three of them in London, where her work ‘’A man’s Moment’’ was voted one of the top 12 artworks at The Salon Des Refusees Summer Exhibition 2017, one in Greece and the rest in Cyprus. At the early years of her career, she had her first solo exhibition. Her works are in private collections in Cyprus and abroad, and have been published in the Cyprus press and in several websites. She is a member of Cyprus Open Studios and the organization Art Without Borders.

Silent Thoughts - Oil on canvas 60 x 80 cm
Hidden Thoughts - Oil on canvas 70 x 80 cm
Women's Talk - Oil on canvas 60 x 80 cm
Universal Peace and Hope - Oil on canvas 100 x 80 cm

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Mahood

“I am a digital photographer who is heavily influenced by nature and the natural environment. I am self-taught in photography and art and use digital techniques to convey the mood and feel of the places I photograph. Early Impressionism is an influence.”

“As a teenager, I learned to develop and print black & white film before moving on to SX-70 film manipulation and Polaroid transfers. I then became interested in digital photography which I see as an outlet for creativity and experimentation. There is no set formula for the way I work, and every piece is unique in that respect. I appreciate art that tells a story, makes you look twice, and leaves you in doubt. My photographic art is currently featured in the Contemporary Masters XI edition, Art Professionals 33 (Masters of Today Art Books), Important World Artists, A World of Art 2, and The Art Book 2018 (The Artblend Artist Agency). My images have also been featured in magazines and books including the 2016 edition of "Bird Photographer of the Year”.”

Twisted 46, Looking Up - Photo Art on Metal 30 x 20 in., $2,100

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Roswitha Riedl

"I feel colors. And I bring color-feelings and color-thoughts on canvas. I make them visible and noticeable. Colors affect people and leave effects in rooms.

Everything is effective.
Always and everywhere.
Wittingly or unwittingly!"

Purple Traces, 2019 - Spatula technique, acrylic on wood, ink 70 x 100 x 0,5 cm

Austrian Artist, Roswitha Riedl was already intensively involved with colors in her childhood and made her first artistic experiences. She started as a self-taught artist because she did not find a mentor at her young age to deeply inspire her.

The intensive examination of colors and their effects supports them in international training in color therapy, color theory, color psychology and color interpretation.

"I constantly develop new ways of painting and deal with colors and materials." She has become more and more specialized in combining different techniques in layers.

"As I am painting, I am sinking into my inner worlds, communicate with my feelings, with the sides of sun and shadows of life, and then I am making them layer by layer on canvas."

Roswitha's works are a sensitive, authentic, artistic expression through colors that penetrate deeply into the viewer. She always preferred the focus for abstract, non-objective painting. The reason is to give way to thoughts and feelings for inner communication. Colors, shapes and pictures tell stories, arouse emotions and create feelings. This is the basis for the paintings by Roswitha Riedl. Most of the time she paints for her customers and their rooms.

Dreaming Bubbles, 2019- Acrylic on canvas, pastels 80 x 100 x 2 cm
Magic Moments, 2019 - Acrylic on canvas, pastels, ink 80 x 100 x 2 cm
Daydream, 2019 - Acrylic on canvas, pastels, ink 80 x 100 x 2 cm
Floating, 2019 - Spatula technique, acrylic on canvas, pastels 100 x 100 x 2 cm

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Franco Margari

"I look for a way to every beyond, every mystery, enigma beyond the boundaries of knowledge, to worlds in which I feel I exist, where bright white calms my thirst for infinity."

TEMPESTA - Mixed media on metallic sheet 65 x 45 cm

Italian Artist, Franco Margari lives and works in Florence. He began his artistic experience in the graphic field in the 80s and specialized in engraving techniques, from the early 90s he also devoted himself to painting.

During this time, he has qualified his exhibiting activity by participating in numerous prestigious collective exhibitions and has set up many solo exhibitions, including at Art Point Black Gallery in 2000 in which he presented his "Horizons" series for the first time. He has solo shows at Puccini Art Center and at the Villa Medicea in Poggio Imperiale and the Diocesan Museum of Florence (2004) with 12 works inspired by the Gospel of John, one of which is present in the Museum's contemporary collection and the one to the Council of the Tuscany Region, where he exhibited 20 works of intense evocative abstract art, one of which is part of the Regional Art Gallery.

Also in 2004, Margari participated in the International Competition in Florence and won the first Golden Florin award for Painting. In 2008 he was present at the Italian art pavilion in Beijing for the Olympic Games, one of his works is part of the CONI collection. In 2010 he began a collaboration with the American gallery Damoka Gallery which led him to do two solo shows in Los Angeles and New York. An important personal exhibition was in 2011 in the prestigious spaces of the Circolo degli Artisti Casa di Dante in Florence on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the unity of Italy.

In 2013, he presented his latest works in the series "Breath of the Elements." In 2016, he showed at the deconsecrated church of Santa Maria dei Laici in Gubbio. The last appearances of his works was in 2016 in Amsterdam - Institute of Italian Culture, in 2017 in Berlin - The Ballery Gallery - and London - ART MOOR HOUSE, 2018 Stockholm SVEA GALLERY. Moscow GALERIA MASTERSKAYA LEGA.

Margari has numerous presences in public and private collections.

INCANDESCENZE - Mixed media on metallic sheet D 80 cm
APPARIZIONE - Mixed media on canvas 100 x 100 cm
L'ATTESA DEL NUOVO GIORNO - Mixed media on metallic sheet D 80 cm
LE PAROLE NON TROVATE - Mixed media on canvas 100 x 70 cm

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Arrachme Art

"I have found a place where science, spirit, and art converge. It is in this peaceful place where time expands and endless possibility exists."

Qualia Playful Sequence - Mixed media, palette knife, tools, brush on canvas 30 x 30 x 1.5 in.

Peaceful World Series - International Awards in mixed media, creating a journey to familiar and unfamiliar places.

Arrachme is a known contemporary abstract fine artist and art educator with paintings that suggest something more in a world underlying; inviting the viewer to finish the story.  Her artworks are consistently awarded, published, curated in museums, collected and recognized worldwide, including humanitarian an environmental cause which is her foremost passion. Not limited to galleries and events in New York, Monte Carlo, Art Basel Miami, South Korea, Portugal, England, Iran, Norway, etc., her paintings are collected privately.  Arrachme's works are as unique as her background; from an education with a master painter, sculptor, and philosopher from the Caucasus Mountains to a client who held the title of the most powerful man in the world.

Closed Door Open Passage - Mixed Media, palette knife, tools, on canvas 36 x 36 in.
Expanded Time (curated into Ahvaz Museum Iran) - Mixed Media, palette knife, brush on canvas 24 x 24 in.
Precipice of Life (Published in Home & Garden UK)  Mixed Media, palette knife, brush on canvas 36 x 24 in.
Falling Water Rising Tide (Awarded cover Artist Network Creative Energy, USA) - Mixed Media, palette knife, brush on canvas 30 x 30 in.  

Additionally, she has developed an endorsed educational program which she offers both online and in person at the Enrichment Academy. In classes, she says to the students, “It’s all about you, not where you’ve been or where I have been but the peacefulness that is in your heart. This is the place where I start and where I end. You are welcome to journey with me.” Visit the artist’s website to see a detailed list on numerous exhibits, awards and accolades she has received over many years of being active as a full-time international artist.

Breath Of Nature - Mixed media on canvas 28 x 22 in.
Liquid Dreams in Flowing Sea - Poured mixed media on canvas 36 x 24 in.
Windrose 2, Mixed media, palette, tools, brushes on canvas 36 x 48 x 1.5 in.
Embracing Freedom - Mixed media, brushes and tools on canvas 48 x 36 in.

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Flaten

Cecilia Flaten's works are inspired by Scandinavian Mythology, the Midnight Sun, the Northern Dawns, the lands of Arctic and Patagonia.The magic and the strength of her Norwegian roots are always present in her spirit and in her mind, obtaining the name of "The Painter of the Magic Lights.”

THE POWER OF LIGHT-Oil on canvas and Lapis lazuli pigment 70 x 100 cm

Cecilia was born in La Reina (Santiago, Chile) in 1950, a key day that marks the beginning of transcendental changes in her country. In the same way her passage though the world has been subject to changes and diverse variants of cyclical nature, all of them linked to the most sublime manifestation of her spirit: Art.

At the age of two, she begins to recreate in her own flesh the history of her mother, who was a prima donna in the National Ballet of Santiago. From age four to 27, dance comes at the epicenter of her focus while simultaneously she maintains sporadic romances with painting, theater, and literature. Flaten’s spirit persists in the search for a more tangible art and retakes her flirt with painting, which is today her main passion. At the beginning of this engagement, things happened in a rather playful and innocent way, all which is completely demonstrated in her naïf works, in which she experiments with techniques and colors that allude directly to her Scandinavian ancestors. Entering into a more mature stage, she works with oil, examples that provides her the stability and the so much yearned pattern of expression, which allows her to become able to represent properly the legends, the myths and the dreams that nest in her mind and her blood. In the last 15 years, Flaten works also with lapis lazuli pigment, the blue stone of Chile.

AURORA BOREALIS IN ALESUND - Oil on canvas and Lapis lazuli pigment 80 x 80 cm
THE WAY TO THE VALHALLA - Oil on canvas and Lapis lazuli pigment 90 x 120 cm
PATAGONIA BOREAL I - Oil on canvas and Lapis lazuli pigment 80 x 80 cm
A NEW APOCALYPSE - Oil on canvas and Lapis lazuli pigment 50 x 70 cm

Flaten holds a Bachelor’s and Teaching Degree in Dance from the University of Chile. Her paintings have received notable awards including the 2006 Medal and Certificate of Excellence Palm Award by Art Domain Gallery in Leipzig, Germany, a 2008 Award of Excellence by Artoteque, London, a 2009 Medal and "Mención Honrosa" Award by Salón de Invierno in Barcelona, a 2010 Palm Art Award of Excellence, Leipzig, Germany, a 2012 Vincent Van Gogh international Art Prize and 2015 Sandro Botticelli Prize.


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Zbryk

“My work consists of highly stylized pen and ink compositions, imbued with an "Escheresque" nuance, and a Dr. Seuss sense of fantasy. The viewer is immersed in iconic and ambiguous architectural elements, exhibiting travels abroad that combine nature, music and form into dynamic works of art.”

Dissertationen von Deutschland - Pen and ink72 x 34 x 1 in.

Raised near Denver, Colorado, American artist Scott Zbryk served in the US Navy submarines from 1971-73 and built a career in Architecture for 26 years. Returning to college at age 50, he earned a BFA from Metro State College of Denver in 2008 and MA (Hons) degree in Fine Arts from Regis University, Denver, Colorado (2014.) Zbryk currently resides in Evergreen, Colorado, creating artwork in his studio/gallery. Zbryk's work is influenced by a range of artists; from the skewed perspectives of M.C. Escher, the sculptural frolic of Red Grooms, the surreal atmospheres of Salvador Dali, and the whimsical environments of Dr. Seuss.

Contemplations of Paris - Pen and ink 39 x 51 x 2 in.
Athenian Spiral - Mixed media 48 x 30 x 12 in.
Tree House Highway to Heaven Blues - Mixed media 44 x 30 in.
Tree House Musician Blues - Mixed media 50 x 36 x 2 in.

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Atom Hovhanesyan

After refining and continuing to develop the post divisionist technique by painting not so much in a narrative sense, Atom painted bits and pieces of thoughts or emotions/memories, at times incidental, at times directed consciously, unified in one mood or an atmosphere.

Sleeping Venus (Study After Giorgione) - Oil on canvas 30 x 48 in.

Atom Hovhanesyan was a New York-based artist working in oil and ink. Atom lived a life not many would understand. To this day, his family and friends still don't understand the struggles and depression he faced for nearly the past decade, but his art speaks volumes. In his abstract works, Atom's goal was to create a unified atmosphere and sense of luminosity. Bits and pieces of forms from memory were utilized as building blocks for constructing the composition. Atom was trying to create a  complex space compelling enough to act as a point of departure while retaining the often accidental mystery and painted energy.

As a faithful and respectful learner, Atom loved traditional media and ground his own colors. He committed a colossal dedication to his art, beyond any imaginable passion or love. Sometimes spending 72 hours nonstop working on a painting or drawing, Atom unintentionally, or maybe subconsciously even, created a unique and unprecedented style and technique in post divisionism and ink drawings never observed before.

Atom's own statement about his art: "The goal here is to utilize the whole surface of the support, challenging the viewer's perception of negative space. Essentially divisionist, the figure/composition is woven into the fabric of the plane and the space warps into the figure. In the painting process, repetitive, almost automatic, application of the cross-hatched lines allow the subconscious the opportunity to direct the composition. There is a tension between the desire to hide vs. the need to reveal, conflicting within the human mind. As far as drawings, I worked with ink with the same approach, because of the fine lines unique to this medium and the texture that arises from multiple built-up layers of cross-hatched lines, allowed me to focus on light and texture and the feel of the drawing ended up being quite different from the paintings."

MG - Oil on canvas 40 x 30 in.
Burlington Cartoon (Study After Leonardo) - Ballpoint pen on paper 30 x 22 x 1 in.
Untitled - Oil on canvas 20 x 16 in.
Portrait of Annie Clark - Oil on canvas 36 x 24 in.

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Newel Hunter

"I'm fascinated with the idea of exposing what can't be seen, what's underneath it all; the history, the story, the abstract and random image. And while some of my work is very precise and structured, I revel in the unfixed nature of things. Imperfections are so much more interesting."

Nick of Time - Acrylic on canvas 36 x 48 in.

"I rarely know what I'm going to paint beforehand, choosing to let my subconscious direct the work and guide my hand, allowing chance to play an important role in shaping the final product."

Newel Hunter is an award-winning American artist who has developed a dynamic style of painting crafted around action, drama, and vitality.  His stated ambition is to create a body of work where, "ideas, discovery and surprise reign supreme." And in doing so, he skirts the boundaries between realism and abstract, fiction and fact. Every image is a whole body exercise in storytelling.

Hunter is proud to be one of only 44 international artists featured in Aleatoric Art in the 21st Century. At 240 pages, this coffee table-sized book is the definitive volume on the role of chance in contemporary fine art. He has exhibited globally, and his artwork is in the private collections of many international collectors.

Whistle Stop - Acrylic on canvas 48 x 48 in.
Dancing In The Dark - Acrylic on canvas 24 x 36 in.
Quitting While I'm A Head - Acrylic on canvas 30 x 40 in.
Homecoming 2 - Acrylic on canvas panel 16 x 20 in.

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