Ritva Georgiades

“Art is my hobby, my obsession, my love, yearning for something that I cannot give name to. It is an ongoing journey with its ups and downs. This journey can be both exciting and agonizing and at times surprising how images unfold.”

Pansies - Mixed media collage 67 x 65 framed

Born and raised in Finland, Ritva Georgiades has lived in England since 1969. Her art has been in many group exhibits and international art fairs. Ritva enjoys experimenting with different materials to express her ideas. Rather than focusing on a single style, her practice covers themes from figurative to abstract. The artist holds a BA (Honors) in Fine Arts Degree from Surrey Institute of Art and Design.

Flower - Mixed media 39 x 39 cm
Grand Bazaar - Mixed media Each panel 25 x 25 cm
Butterflies - Collage, acrylic, hand stitching 49 x 49 cm
Mountainscape - Mixed media 27 x 15 cm

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Jason M. Levi Imagery

“I light my photographs following the lighting technique of the great masters, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Goya, and Velazquez. My goal is to tell a story with each image and bring the viewer into the scene.  Also a cinematographer, l light all my pictures as motion picture scenes: dramatic.”

The Prairie - Digital photograph 20 x 30 in.

Jason Levi is an Italian-born photographer educated in the United States. Following his passion for photography, he returned to Europe where he owned and operated photographic studios in Barcelona, Spain and Rome, Italy. He was Salvador Dali’s personal photographer for several years, and photographer to the Spanish Royals, the Duke and Duchess Cadiz. He also was the official photographer of several mayors of Barcelona.

 

Sunset at Medicine Bow - Digital photograph 20 x 30 in.
The Tree - Digital photograph 156 x 20 in.
Sunset - Digital photograph 20 x 30 in.
Sunset at the North Head Lighthouse - Digital photograph 20 x 30 in.
Sunbeams at Cedar Breaks National Monument Color digital photograph
The Cedar Breaks National Monument, is an amphitheater composed of shale and sandstone that through millions of years of erosion has formed spires, or Hoodos, that raise like organ pipes above the ground. The process continues at the rate of 2 inches every 5 years. Truly a wonder of nature.
East of Eden Color digital photograph
The Killpecker Sand Dunes, east of Eden, Wyoming are the second largest sand dunes in the world; measuring three miles wide and seventy-five miles long.
The Sandstone Castle Color digital photograph
This a portion of a sandstone canyon in Northern Arizona that was formed by rain and wind over a period of millions of years. The only source of light is the sunlight that filters in through the narrow surface openings.
Lost Horizon Color digital photograph
An abstract, surreal interpretation of Leo Carrillo Beach north of Malibu, California.
Maroon Bells Color digital photograph
Situated 12 miles southwest of Aspen, Colorado is the area known as the Maroon Bells. The name derives from the two peaks seen in the background at over 9,000 feet above sea level in the Elk Mountains. It is most iconic scene in Colorado.

Since his return to the United States, Jason Levi specializes in landscape and portraiture photography. Many of his landscapes decorate several Best Western hotels, as well as offices and homes in over 233 locations throughout the United States. With over 35 years experience, in July of 2015 he was part of the juried Exposure Awards Invitational Exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris, and was the first photographer to have a solo exhibit at the Toledo Art Museum in Toledo, Ohio. In Arizona, where he resides, he has exhibited frequently the HQ Art Gallery, in Surprise, El Pedregal Art Gallery and Holland Art Gallery in Scottsdale, as well as a permanent rotating exhibit at the WHAM Art Center in Surprise, Arizona. His works have been on display at the Surprise City Hall Art Gallery, and at the City of Anthem Civic Center. He recently was the photographer for the BBC documentary, Mountain Men of America, filmed in Wyoming. He is also a Juried Member of both the Sonoran Arts League and the Arizona Art Alliance, as well as a member of the Professional Photographers of America.

Jason Levi’s unique and original images take us on an adventurous journey to dramatic landscapes around the world as seen from the photographer's passionate eye and captured through his powerful perspective. Enjoy viewing and collecting these wonderful fine art photographs. 


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Dagmar

"Often I am asked when I will finally stop to paint flowers. I answer 'Never!'."

Orchid, 2015  Oil on canvas 70 x 70 cm

Dagmar was born in Zeitz, Germany. She worked as a foreign correspondent in Istanbul where she met her husband who became the president of the Eminönü Rotary Club and together they set a goal to promote the Turkish intellectual heritage and thus organized an exhibition at Mimar Sinan University, Academy of Fine Arts. The show traveled to Frankfurt and Vienna. It was during that time that Dagmar became fascinated with fine art and enrolled in Mimar Sinan University to study Art. She has also taken courses from Turkish painters, Tanju Demirci and İrfan Önürmen. In 1996, Dagmar opened her first solo show and has since had a dozen personal shows in İstanbul, Austria, Germany, Miami, New York and Las Vegas. Dagmar received the Sandro Botticelli Prize in 2015 and Diploma of Excellence from Art Addiction. She was selected by the Florence Biennale's International Selection Committee to participate in the Edition of the International Biennale of Contemporary Art/Florence.

Lotus Cambodia, 2014 Oil on canvas 70 x 55 cm

Tulips for Ever, 2015  Oil on canvas 75 x 55 cm

Lotus, 2015 Oil on canvas 60 x 70 cm

Rhapsody in Yellow, 2014 Oil on canvas 85 x 50 cm

"Often I am asked when I will finally stop to paint flowers. I answer 'never', because flowers are a perfect creation of nature in regards to their structure, shape, and color. Everything is in perfect harmony, everything suits together. There are hundreds of flower species, but each is different from the other. Whenever I discover a new flower, I get excited. This excitement will just not end. My second reason is that all the beautiful things on our earth, i.e., plants, animals, unique landscapes, etc. are disappearing little by little due to drastic climate changes and wrong urban policies. My intention is to show these beauties at least on paintings. Unfortunately, just now so many dramatic and terrible things are happening on our planet that it is my wish to give at least some feelings of peace and harmony to the people when looking at my works."


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Rina Suzuki

"​​As a poet expresses feelings in poetry, I reflect my thoughts in my artworks. Visual art has been an instrument that allows me to communicate with people. I sublimate private emotions, especially complex and suffocating feelings, into something stunning."

Lakeside - Acrylic 20 x 38 in.

Rina Suzuki was born in Taiwan and raised in Japan to a family of artists. She is currently attending a small liberal arts college and is in the process of earning a Degree in Visual & Performing Arts with an emphasis in Studio Art.

"Since I was a kid, my family encouraged me to be involved in designing their art products, and I was self-taught until I started studying art in the United States. My grandfather, who was a photographer/painter, influenced me to focus on water and water lilies. The knowledge I have gained as a college student, especially in psychology, has provided many inspirational ideas for my artworks.  In June 2018 two of my paintings were selected for an online art exhibition, “Water,” organized by Colors of Humanity Art Gallery."

Apples and an Orange - Oil 15 x 15 in.
Secret Garden - Acrylic 20 x 16 in.
The Bell Tower - Gouache 9 x 10 in.
Closure - Oil 24 x 20 in.

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Misa Aihara

"Sometimes I work in chaos. I ask myself "Is the picture worth working for?" My brain tells me "Wrong color!", "Wrong place!" I struggle to find steps. I believe I will come to the goal. I want to give emotional and spiritual impact to a composition of figurative abstract elements."

Verko 17-9 - Oil on canvas 80 x 100cm

We have the ability to sense every color and every shape surrounding us and accept what they are telling. I am always open to the things that come to me through my five senses in my daily life. Some are color and form, some of them come through communication by words and sounds and others come through the atmosphere in the sense of smell, touch and so on. I observe my painting to get inspiration for the next step from the hint of a color either in a small part of the canvas, the whole structure of the canvas or the atmosphere of the image. When I misread the hints, I analyze the reason for my mistake and try to find another step. I always repeat this process to complete a painting. I want to evoke profound feelings in the viewer and invite to explore deeper dimensions of consciousness."

Verko 17-1 - Oil on canvas 72.2 x 90.9cm
Verko 17-21 - Oil on canvas 60.6 x 72.7cm
Verko 18-7 - Oil on canvas 80 x 100cm
Kompozicio: Verdo & Bluo '18 - Oil on canvas 97 x 130.3cm

Born in the Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan, Misa Aihara graduated from Joshibi University of Art and Design, Tokyo. She has been actively producing and exhibiting artwork since the early 70s in Japan, across Europe and the USA. Aihara recently participated at the Florence Biennale, London Art Biennale, Art Fair New York 2017 and was awarded by the Chianciano Art Museum, The Global Art Awards, 1st "Prince of Salinas-Gottopardo"Art Critic Award and many more.

Verko 07-06, Oil on canvas 100 × 80 cm
Verko 11-7, Oil on canvas 100 × 80 cm
Verko 16-2, Oil on canvas 100 × 80 cm
Verko 15-4, Oil on canvas 91 × 73 cm
En Cxambro 08-07, Oil on canvas 117 × 91 cm

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Eugene Kuperman

1915 Oil on linen 30 x 40 in.
Eugene Kuperman was born in Kharkov, Ukraine in 1987 and now lives in Southern California. Since childhood, Eugene enjoyed drawing anything that inspired him. Eugene has been sketching since he was three years old and painting since he was seven. He has created over four hundred pieces and thousands of sketches. Eugene’s work is in many private collections including in a private collection of Robert Harris Rothschild who has many notable works in his collection by artists like Rembrandt, Chagall, Dali, Ernst, Lichtenstein, and many more. An art catalog came out in 2012 featuring many of those artists as well as the work commissioned from Eugene. From 2010 to his passing in 2014, Eugene Kuperman studied with a renowned Russian artist Leonid Steele whose works are in many museums in the world, including pieces in the notable Tretakov Gallery in Russia. One of Leonid’s former teachers was a student of a famous Russian landscape painter: Isaac Levitan and another teacher he had, was a student of the famous Russian artist: Ilya Repin.
 
 
Hospital Parking Lot Oil on canvas 40 x 30 in.
Never Again Oil on linen 30 x 40 in.
Motherly Love - Oil on linen 18 x 24 in.
Hollywood Walk of Fame Oil on canvas, 36 x 24 in.
Peaceful Silence Interchangeable Triptych - Acrylic on canvas Side panels 24 x 18 in. Centre panel 24 x 36 in.

For Eugene, art is about inspiration. He has been exhibiting since 2006. In 2008, Eugene traveled for a study abroad trip to Paris, France to study the old masters from life at the Louvre. He was very much inspired by the Rubens room there as well as the two Michelangelo sculptures; Dying Slave and Rebellious Slave. Another piece that left an impression on Eugene was Theodore Gericault's The Raft of the Medusa. In October 2017, Eugene Kuperman traveled to Italy to study the great Italian Renaissance and Baroque masters. He’s witnessed the greatest works by Michelangelo first hand, such as Statue of David, St.Peter’s Pieta, Sistine Chapel, Tomb of Pope Julius II, Doni Tondo, Pieta Palestrina, the unfinished Slave sculptures, Dome of St.Peter’s Basilica and more. Michelangelo serves as his greatest inspiration for his incredible sense of design and composition. Since late 2014, early 2015, Eugene took a new direction in art. He took upon himself to create works of social commentary which to any extent educate, enlighten, and promote change in society. Eugene Kuperman is a listed artist and his work has been published in various art books, magazines, and newspapers.


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Asta Caplan

"As an artist, I'm captivated by light and life. To observe short-lived, mesmerizingly manifold and constantly changing aspects of beauty in life is enough - I believe - to capture something deeper in human intellect and wonder. At their best artworks become life companions to their viewer."

From a Dream Collector’s Catalogue VIII Oil on canvas 60 x 40 cm

Born 1982 in Finland, to a family of artists, Asta Caplan graduated the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts in Painting with studies in printmaking, sculpture, and photography. Since 2014, Caplan lives in Munich, Germany selling and exhibiting art internationally.

An Extract from a Sleepwalker’s Diary IV Oil on canvas 80 x 120 cm
Contemplations II, Oil on canvas 120 x 150 cm
An Extract from a Sleepwalker’s Diary V Oil on canvas 100 x 140 cm
Layered Life XIII Oil on canvas 80 x 100 cm

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Yasmina Barbet

“The emotions we feel are often lived in a personal way; they are intimate… And yet emotions belong to everyone; we share them, they belong to our deepest human nature. That is the subject I want to explore, with introspection, trying to bring my own and other people’s emotions."

Une Allégorie de L’artiste Analog photograph and digital image processing

Born 1973 in France, Yasmina Barbet first attended a photography course at IED in Rome (1995-8). In 1998 she moved to Paris were she worked on photographic projects and also studied drawing, art history, and image processing. In 2002 she returned to Rome for commissioned work where she also developed her personal photo archive. In 2009, Barbet began collaboration with the French Wostok Press agency covering news in Italy. Barbet has published books and articles on commission, including the "Senegal Natangué" catalog for an exhibit at the Italian Senate and most recently exhibited at Peschiera del Garda Biennale and Florence Biennale.

1 Tristesse, Analog photograph and digital image processing 80 x 74 cm
Timide - Digital media 98 x 119 cm

Accablé - Digital media 94 x 120 cm
La Peur - Digital media 76 x 64 cm

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Yi Shin Chiang

I do enjoy the process of uncertainty. "Half Empty, Half Full," is my current portrait painting series which represents two opposite emotions which then conflict with each other simultaneously.”

Second Look Oil on canvas 40 x 40 in.

“I only paint my friends or family members who have a significant relationship with me. I’ve witnessed most of their tipping points and undergone a change after each setback and frustration. I ponder over each of their emotional conflicts and picture them individually because everyone is unique and their life experiences are indeed different.

I do enjoy the process of uncertainty. "Half Empty, Half Full," is my current portrait painting series which represents two opposite emotions which then conflict with each other simultaneously. This concept was inspired by the challenging moments I noticed my friends struggling with. Everyone has experienced turning points and dealt with dilemmas at some point in their lives. My first painting in this series was inspired by a good friend of mine named, Lucky Lu. She is a photography student who struggled to create her own unique style in the photography field. She was criticized and doubted by a friend for being a copycat of another artist. She chose to defend herself by hiding her sorrow secretly. Once she exposed her sadness in front of me, I felt her confidence quickly collapse and destruct. Thus, I wanted to mark down this moment on my canvas in my own point of view. I depicted her standing in front of an intersection and having no clue whether to go left or right. Her pride protected her dignity so she could put on her mask and fight back. Nonetheless, her confidence was already destroyed and dispirited. This is a tug of war between strength and weakness. Likewise, we would never know the results until the last minute. This ambiguous moment is both optimistic and pessimistic at the same time. There must be times in life when you have a crossroad of life. Any kind of decision you make can change your life completely, but there would be no turning back once the choice has been made.

In this series of portraits, I’ve asked my friends to be my models. The only request I had for them was to just look straight at the camera, and countless photographs were taken. The photo shoots were simply plain without any special settings, makeup, or hair, but pure and natural portrait. Sometimes only one out of a hundred photos could fit into my ideas. In this work, I paint bold strokes and smooth transition with big palette knife and brushes. The contrast of hard edges and refine detail represent both positive and negative emotions that I've decided for each individual friend. The surface of my painting is rough with thick paints as if there were a tug of war battling on my canvas. The vibrant colors I chose for two emotions can sometimes be too competitive with to each other; therefore, I have to merge colors with abstraction and distortion in order to balance between the two in harmony and also enrich its mysterious looking. My concept embraces when two opposite emotions exist at the same time and could be either sanguine or depressed because they both exist evenly and compete with each other. Therefore, the outcome of each painting stays mysterious and unpredictable."

Stage One: Isolation Acrylic on canvas 36 x 36 in.
Frozen the Weakness Oil on canvas 46 x 48 in.
Stage Two: Antagonism Acrylic on canvas 36 x 36 in.

  Ms. Yi Shin Chiang is a leading Fine Artist from Taiwan, who is now based in San Francisco. Her preferred medium is oil paint, but she is knowledgeable and highly skilled across a range of materials including watercolor, gouache, and acrylic. Ms. Chiang specializes in portraiture, figurative, landscape, and cityscapes; her painting is unique however, in that rather than using her technical mastery to create realistic works in each genre, her interest and emphasis is on exploring the mood and presentation of ambiguity in her subject, whatever it may be. Her distinctive combination of realism and abstraction is referred to by many as transformative artwork. Ms. Chiang developed her passion for painting when she was a mere 16 years old. As she delved further into the art she also discovered her own innate talent for this fine art skill. Ms. Chiang went to high school at Sentinel Secondary School in West Vancouver, Canada. She spent much of her high school career perfecting her artistic skills, and when she was only 18 years old she was commissioned to paint a mural for her high school. The mural has been on display since. She was also awarded second place in the Youth Works category of the West Vancouver Memorial Library’s Remembrance Day Contest, for a graphite pencil drawing, which her secondary school art teacher found particularly moving and opted to submit as a contest entry. This was a major milestone for Ms. Chiang; it was the very external encouragement she needed to enable her to commit to a life as a professional artist. With this award to galvanize her, Ms. Chiang applied to the esteemed Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California. The Academy of Art University is one of the world’s most recognized art schools, attracting aspiring creative professionals from across the globe. To gain acceptance to any of the Academy’s rigorous and highly competitive programs applicants must submit exemplary portfolios and provide evidence that they are among the world’s best up and coming artists in their chosen discipline. Ms. Chiang’s submission was met with delight, and she was accepted to the Academy’s undergraduate Illustration program, where she flourished. After graduating with her BFA in Illustration, in 2010, Ms. Chiang elected to pursue her passion even further, and with much encouragement from her mentors and professors, applied to the Master of Fine Art program at the Academy of Art University. She was easily accepted on the merits of her previous academic record, her stunning portfolio, and her firmly established reputation within the Academy of Art University and San Francisco arts community as an extraordinarily talented and innovative painter and illustrator.

Ms. Chiang exhibited in several prominent shows in 2012, while studying for her Masters Degree. These include at the Taiwan Museum of Fine Art where she was a Finalist in the Beauty of Taiwan contest; at San Francisco’s celebrated Arata Fine Art Gallery, as part of the San Francisco North Beach Cityscapes show; in one of Studio Gallery’s regionally beloved Tiny Shows in San Francisco, CA; as well as in the Academy of Art University’s competitive Annual Spring Show. In 2013 Ms. Chiang took advantage of a remarkable opportunity to study painting and drawing in one of the western hemisphere’s oldest and most important cities for the production and appreciation of art and culture – Florence, Italy. She was selected for the rare honor of completing a summer-term at Florence’s prestigious Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA). SRISA is one of Italy’s top art and design schools – no small feat in a country which has been one of the world’s leading exporters of culture, art, and design for nearly two millennia. The chance to study at SRISA represented strong praise for Ms. Chiang’s skills and her breathtaking body of work. In addition to earning her a once in a lifetime chance to hone her craft among the works of the old masters, Ms. Chiang’s remarkable talent and novel artistic vision also brought her several opportunities to exhibit her work in 2013. She showed work in the Academy of Art University’s competitive Spring Show at San Francisco’s renowned Palace of Fine Arts, where she took an impressive Second Place in the Abstract Painting category. She was invited back to San Francisco’s Studio Gallery to participate in another Tiny Show. Perhaps most impressively Ms. Chiang was awarded the Jury's Favorite award in the immensely popular BoldBrush Painting Competition. In 2014, Ms. Chiang’s final year as an MFA student, she also had a number of important exhibitions including the Academy’s Spring Show, in which she took Third Place in the Abstract Category; as well as a solo portrait show entitled Half Empty, Half Full at San Francisco’s popular Cannery Gallery. After graduating with a Masters in Fine Art from the Academy of Art University, Ms. Chiang’s career as a sought after professional artist began in earnest. She quickly began exhibiting throughout the United States, Canada and Taiwan. In 2014 Ms. Chiang exhibited her work in a number of competitive juried exhibitions and prestigious venues. She was part of the Dab Art show at HUD Gallery in Ventura California, an international juried exhibition for which Ms. Chiang’s paintings Frozen the Weakness, and Thesis Study#9 were selected, and for which she was awarded “Best in Show.” Ms. Chiang also had the honor of being selected as a Finalist in the 118th Annual Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Open Juried Exhibition, at the National Arts Club in New York. Named for the only woman among the 106 founders of New York’s preeminent Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club maintains close ties with this American institution which remains an important part of the international art world.

To have one’s work selected for this iconic exhibition is among the highest forms of praise in the American artistic community, but to be named by the jury as a finalist is an extremely rare honor reserved only for the world’s most accomplished artists. In addition Ms. Chiang was awarded Special Recognition in the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery’s 5th Annual Abstracts competition. Light Space & Time is an exceedingly important online art clearinghouse. Competition artwork is promoted through over 39,000 visitors, and 66,000 Pageviews each month; additionally over 7,000 gallery owners, corporate art representatives, and decision makers in the fine arts field subscribe to the gallery’s monthly bulletins. As such placing in the top tier of a Light Space & Time competition represents a major advancement in any artist’s professional career, and it is one that is afforded only to the industry’s best. Ms. Chiang was also a Top 20 Finalist in the 2014 / 2015 Portraits Art Exhibition from Artist Portfolio Magazine. Founded in 2010 Artist Portfolio Magazine is a juried publication which reaches over 46,000 unique readers per issue. Reaching the top tier in one of the magazine’s exhibitions is considered a major achievement in the international online art world.  Thus far in 2015 Ms. Chiang has been asked to participate in several important exhibitions along the West Coast, including the 19th Annual de Young juried showcase Divergence: Emerging Legacies an Art Event at San Francisco’s world famous de Young Museum for which she was a Finalist; as well as at the 2015 Expressions West Exhibition, at the Coos Art Museum in Oregon. The Expressions West Exhibit features forty-five artists from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Ms. Chiang exhibited her works entitled Thesis Study #2, Thesis Study #7, and Unknown. Her work Thesis Study #2 was awarded Honorable Mention. Ms. Chiang also took part in the 9th Annual International Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century, Juried Exhibit at the Clatsop Art Center Gallery, in Astoria, Oregon, where she was a Finalist. Further east Ms. Chiang was an esteemed Finalist in the third annual Nude Attitude Exhibition of the Peoria Art Guild Gallery, in Illinois; and exhibited in the 2015 Small Works Exhibit, at the Limner Gallery, in Hudson, New York. The Limner Gallery is known for its controversial and provocative exhibitions, and has been at the cutting edge of the American art world from the time it was founded in 1987, in its original home in Manhattan’s East Village. The gallery remains a major player in the American art community and showing one’s work there is indicative of a high degree of success. Ms. Chiang continues to work on her portrait series, examining the coexistence of opposing emotions, as well as her carefully designed figurative works expressing the dynamic connections between realism and expressionism. Her unique perspective and broad range of execution, combined with her immense technical abilities, have made her work much in demand in the United States today.

It's You But Not You Oil on canvas 40 x 40 in.

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Jason Bryant

"With most of my paintings, the figure is the focal point, but when all of the elements of the painting come into play, the work really explores the identity of others, not the subject being painted. There is so much to be learned from a person’s portrait, information that goes well beyond the face."

Super Conductor Super Collider, 2014 Oil on canvas, 60 x 50 in.

A photo, a fingerprint, a signature, and DNA are all methods we use to identify a person, but they are just a means to match a name or face to an individual, not to describe who they are or to translate their identity. Many levels go into what makes a person’s portrait. It’s a fabric of many layers, intertwined with a person’s favorite foods, music, and movies. I have used all of these concepts in building my portraits. Stemming from my lifelong love of cinema, many of the subjects are actors and actresses. However, I am not commenting on celebrity or the star system, instead I use the celebrity as a hook to bring the viewer in. My work has never focused on the face to describe or examine a portrait. Instead, by cropping or hiding certain features of the face, I add more mystery, bringing us to question who we are and what’s beneath the surface. In my recent series of paintings, I have incorporated my love of skateboarding to explore themes of portraiture. With vibrant visceral iconic skateboard graphics coming from behind or bursting through the elegant black and white images of various actors and actresses, I’ve merged two of the most important parts of my life, skateboarding, and art. I use the traditional format of the portrait, to simultaneously, comment on identity and create portraits that mean so much more than just the individual being painted. With most of my paintings, the figure is the focal point, but when all of the elements of the painting come into play, the work really explores the identity of others, not the subject being painted. There is so much to be learned from a person’s portrait, information that goes well beyond the face.

A Crack In His Faux Finish, 2015 Oil on canvas 60 x 50 in.
Dream I Never Had, 2014 Oil on canvas 36 x 30 in.
Feline Mind, 2013 Oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in.
Lets have one more darling, 2014 Oil on canvas 48 x 36 in.

American painter, Jason Bryant was born in 1976 and holds a BFA in Painting from East Carolina University, Greenville, NC and a Master of Fine Arts from Mount Royal Graduate Program, Maryland - Institute College of Art. Jason’s unique paintings have been featured in a variety of prominent magazines including Juxtapoz, Time Out, Thrasher, F.A.M.E., Flavorpill and many more. He has exhibited extensively throughout the USA and his resume includes more than 15 solo shows, most recently at Equity Gallery, NYC,  Karen Contemporary, Australia and Porter Contemporary, New York. A look across Jason’s portfolio reveals a variety of bold and unique works. The artist has managed to utilize his skill for painting and produce distinctive work that as a series shows a dedication to his concepts and an ample capacity for originality.


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