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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"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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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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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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Vanessa Wenwieser

"Exploring emotions, from a female perspective, in a beautiful and dark way, showing there can be a guiding light that breaks through feelings of isolation."

Crimson wings of passion - Digital art, Fine art Giclee print 60 x 64 cm

Vanessa Wenwieser's digital compositions have been shown widely online in 2022, with Marvelous Art Gallery, London UK; Holy Art Gallery, London UK; Capital Culture House, Madrid, Spain; Florence Contemporary Gallery, Florence, Italy and at the Kuvid Gallery, Dortmund, Germany. With Holy Art Gallery, Vanessa has had a virtual solo show titled "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," Oct. 2022. 

She has had several physical exhibitions at the Boomer Gallery, London, some at the M.A.D.S. Gallery in Milan, Italy, and at the Holy Art Gallery in London and in Athens, Greece. 

In 2023, Vanessa Wenwieser is participating in a group exhibition in Barcelona, Spain in La Pedera, Casa Mila), organized by the M.A.D.S. Gallery (which is the building created by the famous architect: Antoni Gaudi) from Dec. 2022 into January 2023. Another group show she is very honoured to have been chosen for, by the special guest juror Marco Mazzoni, is "Surreal Salon 15" at Baton Rouge Gallery - Center of Contemporary Art in Louisiana, U.S.A., January 2023. In the summer of 2023, Vanessa will be exhibiting for the first time in New York on Broadway Plaza, located above Times Square. It's a special new project showing on digital screens every 3 minutes from 6am - 2am - Thursday 22nd June on pedestrian plazas. 

Her artworks have been included in several books, firstly by the Marvelous Art Gallery and three of her pieces were featured in Sinead McGuigan's collection of poems called "Unbound", published in Oct. 2022. Finally, in Dec. 2022 year she has also featured in Marvelous Art book of 'Top artists to watch in 2022/2023'.

Vanessa Wenwieser's work has been extensively published in magazines, Aesthetica Magazine, The Flux Review, The Circle Quarterly Art Review, Marvelous Art Gallery Magazine, 365 art plus and the Goddess Magazine. She has also received four art prizes: Three from the U.S.-based platform Artrepreneur's open calls and one from Capital Culture House, Madrid, Spain.

 

Other Select Exhibits

Holy Art Gallery, ‘Art on Loop’ work shown on digital screen in 30th Jul - 1st Aug,  Paris, France.

Holy Art Gallery, ‘Art on Loop’ work shown on digital screen in 25th - 27th July, Brussels, Belgium.

Holy Art Gallery, ‘Art on Loop’ work shown on digital screen in 20th - 22nd July, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Broadway Plaza, Times Square, New York, USA 22nd June  Digital screen shown art every 3 minutes from 6am - 2am

Holy Art Fair, Oxo Tower, London, UK, 30th Mar - 2nd Apr Organised by the Holy Art Gallery,  virtual exhibition, image on digital screen

Asian Art Museum of San Fransisco, USA.  Recipient of Prize for Women. Life. Freedom, for the women of Iran.  26th - 28th Jan.

The wolf waits - Digital art, Fine art Giclee print 64 x 60 cm
When the promised flower blooms - Digital art, Fine art Giclee print 60 x 64 cm
Love never dies - Digital art, Fine art Giclee print 60 x 64 cm
Fear is like a forest - Digital art, Fine art Giclee print 84 x 60 cm

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Paula E Borsetti

"My paintings are a layered story of my life. I am inspired by nature, my immediate environment, family and friends. I am called to spill out on the canvas life's influence on my being and how we choose to stay alive. I am interested in the intersection of essence and media, making them sing."

In The Act of Living - Acrylic on Yupo 38 x 60 in.

Paula Borsetti's work reflects her love of color and the natural environment of New England. The artist borrows colors, patterns, textures, forms and movement to express herself. 

Her 'Coastal' series is influenced by the summer environments at the lakes where she is located, in Maine. Walks to the sunrise at a local beach inspire and inform her. Writing about lessons from the sunrise gets her creative juices flowing. Kayaking, hummingbirds and family chatter find a way into Borsetti's abstract compositions.  

The 'PALS' series is inspired by the words of a dear friend living with ALS. Since his diagnosis, Paula has been finding a way to understand, spread awareness, raise funds and heal through her art. Recent paintings in the series use Bobby's words as a point of exploration. Words he can no longer communicate without help. Words of family and caregivers. Paula works from the experience of watching family and friends navigate this beast of chronic diseases. She paints with a passion for knowing and expressing humanness and hopefulness.

While being an art educator for almost three decades fed her creativity, Paula is now dedicated to painting full-time. Teaching high school art was a path she is honored to have walked. She states, "I am pouring out the past 60 years of experience every day in my studio and loving every minute!"

Paula's work is exhibited locally, virtually and is in several private collections. A solo show online with Women Art United is scheduled for March 2023. Her work was included in the See/Me Gallery Booth at the Scope Art Show in Miami 2022. You can find her seasonally at the Salted Cod Arthouse in Rocky Neck, the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck and North Shore Art Association.

www.paulaborsetti.com or IG @locuststreetstudios

For a limited time, you can purchase custom Birkenstock sandals featuring Paula's work, a collaboration with Michael Grey (https://mgsandalfactory.com/collections/paula-borsetti). Designed to raise awareness for ALS, proceeds go to Bobby.

We Interrupt This Regularly Scheduled Broadcast - Acrylic on linen 36 x 48 in.
Cracking Open at Dawn - Acrylic on linen 36 x 36 x 5 in.
Today The Possibilities are Endless - Acrylic on panel 30 x 30 in.
Press Play - Acrylic on linen 36 x 48 in.

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Hiromi Watanabe

Poet and painter, Hiromi Watanabe creates work that is about healing and fantasy.

Elegy of Love - Watercolor 333 x 242 mm

Poet and painter, Hiromi Watanabe creates work that is about healing and fantasy. From Tokyo, Japan, Hiromi is a contemporary artist and graduate of the KWANSEI GAKUIN University. She has received the 6th Star Birth Grand Prix for "Hiro Yamagata Process" and was a Finalist in the 2021 CFA Contest for Exhibition at Spectrum Art Fair, Brooklyn with World Wide Art.  In 2021, Hiromi also received a Finalist Award at the 47th International Artavita online Art Contest. She has shown work internationally, including fourteen solo shows and four shows overseas. 

Also a published poet, Hiromi is the author of the poetry collection "Songs spelled out in feelings for that person" including the poem "Thank you for being born," available at ePhoenix.co.  In 2022, Hiromi her art book titled "Watercolor Croquis Draw with Free Colors," was published by NextPublishing Authors Press. Hiromi has published fourteen books.

A recurring theme in her paintings is the "smile," which, for her, represents painful experiences of the past.  The artist has suffered from Myasthenia Gravis (MG) and has faced death. It also has to do with the bitter memories of school days when she was not allowed to express her feelings. It was a very painful experience and she seems to have been desperate to live in the future. 

After treatment and rehabilitation, Hiromi has been able to think positively and create art that provides healing: "If it helps someone who has a hard time like me."

The END of Love - Ranunculus - You are full of charm - Watercolor 410 x 318 mm
Watercolor Croquis - JAZZ MAN 2 - Watercolor 380 x 270 mm
Bodhisttva 2 - Watercolor 728 x 515 mm
Joy of Live - Watercolor 410 x 318 mm
Angel - Digital media 2269 x 2000 px
Beloved - Watercolor 410 x 318 mm
Bodhisttva - Watercolor 410 x 318 mm
Peaceful Prayer Angel - Watercolor 267 x 193 mm
Forgiveness - Watercolor 728 x 515 mm

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Huang Yihao

"There is no difference between all things in the world. At night, the sun is under our feet, and the sun is on our head during the day. The human brain represents the spirit, and the body represents material; the higher the neck, the higher the spirit height."

Red Candle Girl - Oil on canvas 40 x 50 cm

Huang Yihao is a member of the Japan International Art Research Association, member of China Hubei Artists Association, a national technical expert, the most influential model of self-improvement in Hubei Province, a model worker in Huangshi City, a cultural celebrity in Huangshi City, and a signed painter of Shanghai PS Art Museum.

In 1989, his gouache painting "Quitting Smoking" won the bronze medal in the first National Workers' Art Exhibition; in 1993, he participated in the first Chinese Art Expo held by the Ministry of Culture; in 2002, the oil painting "Environmental Survival and Health" won the third prize of the Fourth Hubei Excellent Science Popularization Art Exhibition; in 2005, his oil painting works "Soul" was included in the excellent art collection of Chinese disabled artists; in 2015, it won the advertising design champion of the Fifth National Vocational Skills Competition; Art Award, in July 2022 to participate in the Shenzhen Culture Media Group Grain Rain Festival Art Exhibition. 

At the beginning of September 2022, Huang Yihao was invited to exhibit in Tower Bridge Art District, London, UK. In 2021, Yihao's oil painting "The Melting Sun" was collected by the National Art Museum of China. In 2022, his oil painting "Nostalgia for Hometown" was collected by a private Australian, and in 2022, the oil painting "Tao He" was collected by the China Collectors Association.

Tao He - Oil on canvas 100 x 120 cm
Top - Oil on canvas 60 x 60 cm
Bosom - Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Material Desire - Oil on canvas 100 x 120 cm

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Milène Evers

“Creating is a meditative process. It gives positive energy that is reflected in my work. The dots-technique contributes to this as well as the repetition that I use. The repetition is like the ripples in the surface of the water, in which you can drift away.”

SC446 without title - Acrylic on canvas 40 x 40 cm

Milène Evers uses pointillism to create abstract paintings with a geometric character or optical effect. She experiments with shape, colour, rhythm and structure. The dots-technique gives depth and an organic character to her work. Key concepts are balance, structure, letting go and drifting away.

"I am a perfectionist, but with this painting technique, I have to let go, because it is impossible to make all the dots exactly the same size and exactly in a line. That perfection would also take away the playfulness and organic nature of the work and is therefore not what I want. This creates tension, but in the end, letting go of perfection is liberating".

Milène draws inspiration from the things she sees around her, often during her journeys to distant lands. In addition, events in society can be a source of inspiration. Her work is colorful, like life and the world are.

She paints with acrylic on stretched canvas, using Chinese chopsticks and skewers to apply the dots. Besides painting Milène creates unique and striking mosaic jewelry, made of glass, glass beads and millefiori.

She is a self-taught artist and has exhibited at home and abroad.

SC450 Lockdown - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50 cm
Glass/glass nuggets/millefiori on a metal base length ca. 5 cm each
SC457 Not Black&White - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50 cm
SC468 Circle of Life - Acrylic on canvas and styropor ring 40 x 40 cm

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