JinHee Kim

"I present canvases and books adorned with yarn and thread. The yarn creates complex organic forms on the canvas. Evolving from an art therapy technique, I am drawn to the connections one can make with one another from a simple cluster of lines, a result of intention and accident."

Untitled Thread, 2017 - Acrylic on canvas 20 x 20 in. $1300

JinHee Kim is a Chicago-based artist, born in Seoul, and raised in Beijing. The artist received her Bachelor's Degree on Fine Arts in Painting at The Art Institute of Chicago. In May 2018, she received a Master's degree from Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts of Washington University in St. Louis.

“In my work, I present the viewer with canvases and books adorned with yarn and thread. The yarn creates complex organic forms on the canvas. Circular organic forms are either painted in with color, have rhinestones pasted in, or are left empty. These sets of lines create texture and movement, which allow for a distinct experience of the viewer depending on what has been done to these organic forms.

My method of creating each canvas is a very intricate process and becomes a form of meditation, embodying the essential meaning of my work. As creating each canvas requires an extensive amount of time to create, I also make quick studies in sketchbooks and raw canvases that are layered on top of one another; which also become art objects.

Through meditation and layering of yarns, I visually present the process of embracing of myself, specifically my personal traumas, and duality. The tension between concealing and revealing my personal trauma is a crucial facet of my artwork.

Evolving from an art therapy technique, the Winnicott Squiggle Game, I am drawn to the connections one can make with one another from a simple cluster of lines, and create images as a result. These images are a result of intention and accident, a combination that mimics inevitable life choices."

Ambivalence I, II, III, 2015 - Mixed media and rhinestones on linen 30 x 30 in. Ea. $1500
Ambiguity, 2015 - Mixed media on linen 29 x 24 in. $700
Ambivalence, 2015 - Mixed media on linen 29 x 24 in. $700
Two Figures, 2015 - Mixed media on paper Ea. 14 x 31 in. Ea. $500

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Youssef Riegel

"Looking at lights or brights, closing my eyes, these pictures are burning in my eyelids. These visions and impressions are grey-colorful or monochromatic colored. Intense colors, unconventional surfaces, depth of field to unsharpness and dissolve connections, that I want to document in my pictures."

Abstract Serie II Double_V - Fine Art Photographic Print - Pigment Fotoprint on Baryta-Paper of Hahnemühle, Lamination on Alu-Dibond, 60 x 80 cm 2500€

German Artist, Youssef Riegel was born 1956 in  Duesseldorf and finished school in 1974 where he was a student of Gerhard Richter (1969/1970). In 1980 he became a photo assistant at the Studio of Rolf Ploeger in Duesseldorf, Germany, mainly working with Still Life, Pack-Shots + free works. In 1981  Riegel studied at Art Academy to Duesseldorf with Tony Cragg and the same year, he produced for Joerg  Immendorff in Duesseldorf in the darkroom especially for his archive b/w image prints. In 1982 and for several years he worked as an Assistant at  Die Schablone Gallery, Duesseldorf. Between 1993-2001, Riegel traveled, studied and worked in France and Morocco. Since 2007 he works independently as an artist and 2013-5 he operated his own Gallery "dasbuntehaus" in, Moenchengladbach-Down Town, Germany.

Hatching Area I - Fine Art Photographic Print 37 x 28 cm 900 € or Behind Acrylic Glass 90 x 67 cm 2500€
Colored Caves - Fine Art Photographic Print 37 x 28 cm 900€ or Behind Acrylic Glass 90 x 67 cm 2500€
Colored Areas Serie II -Fine Art Photographic Print Pigment Fotoprint on Baryta-Paper of Hahnemühle, Lamination on Alu-Dibond, 60 x 80 cm 2500€
Colored Waves- Fine Art Photographic Print 37 x 28 cm 900€ or Behind Acrylic Glass 90 x 67 cm 2500€

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Adele Venter

“In making the works of art, I create patterns which are printed, and then I incorporate three-dimensional elements into these settings. These images are then photographed using specific light sources in order to accentuate the layering of dimensions.”

Copper River - Photographic print 18 x 4 in. $320

"I studied Fine Art at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and specialized in Sculpture. Creating three-dimensional work was the start of my artistic career, and I admired the works of the ancients in fresco and high relief. When I immigrated to Canada, I was introduced to photography as a fine art medium. I became intrigued by flat art which uses stylistic elements that give the illusion of three dimensions. Fundamentally, my art has been evolving as a meeting ground between three-dimensionality and the more minimalistic flat art style, achieved through layering images by flattening and extruding dimensions. Narratives unfold within this new landscape with the thematic focus being on the interplay between people and the social and private environments in which they interact."

Red Windmill - Photographic print 22 x 13 in. $850
Three Ladies - Photographic print 22 x 13 in. $850
Pie - Photographic print 13 x 10 in. $560
Forest Walk - Photographic print 22 x 13 in. $850

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Wolfgang Müller

Wolfgang Müller begins with a certain idea, which then expands and concretizes in the course of a longer, sometimes over years extending creative process. He places the human being in the center of a cosmos, where he paints inner and outer worlds in a very own surreal context.

Stillstand - Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm

The artist Wolfgang Müller, who started painting in his early years, and whose painterly education is based on self-study, was born in 1963 in Büchen. For a long time, he also worked independently as a cabinet maker. Since 2004, he and his wife have been running the post office in Büchen with a shop for writing and toys. There is also a gallery where he also exhibits his paintings.

Selektion - Oil on canvas 100 x 120 cm
Mann und Frau - Oil on canvas 80 x 120 cm
Begrenzte Suche - Oil on canvas 60 x 80 cm
Fundament - Oil on canvas 80 x 120 cm

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Svetlana Melik-Nubarova

"I was very interested in painting from an early age. Therefore, the painting of such great masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Verrocchio, Brueghel, Bosch, Raphael, Rembrandt, had a huge impact on my style of photography."

Motherhood - Photograph 6321 x 6528px, $900

Born in Kazakhstan, Svetlana Melik-Nubarova studied music and painting starting at a young age. She graduated the Kazakh National Conservatory, as a pianist and later received a Psychology education in Novosibirsk (Russia). She has been in many exhibits and won international awards including solo shows in Almaty, a Gold Metal in Trienberg (Linz, Austria), Finalist Award for the Cliftons Art Prize 2017, a Gold Award at 2018 Paris Photo Prize and many more accolades.

"Seven years ago I've got carried away with photography.  I prefer the genre of portraiture. Passion for painting has a great influence on my photography."

Portrait - Photograph 4899 x 5832 px, $800
Dreams - Photograph 6404 x 8529px, $900
Gold Fish - Photograph 5640 x 8009px, $900
Angel - Photograph 6054 x 7800px, $900

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Q. Wang

"As the famous French film producer Jean-Luc Godard said, It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to. Q. Wang has taken me further into the appreciation of my surroundings, people, and love." - Gary Sorkin

Overlook - Oil on canvas 18 x 24 in.

Chinese Artist, Q. Wang moved to America in 1995 to work as a computer Engineer/Programmer. In 2006 he attended the

West Los Angeles College to study Oil Painting and in 2011 a collection of his paintings "Spirit" was published.

Q. Wang’s painting style is entirely new and unique.  His artworks were reported in more than 10 countries, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Italian, and Russian. Q. Wang developed his painting style -- "freeism" by using free colors, free shapes, and free strokes to do his artworks. The result is a free atmosphere and an imaginative space.

" Generally speaking, before Manet, people all try to paint alike, after Manet, people tried to paint differently. It's a broken process. Monet broke the brush, Van Gogh broken the plane, Matisse broken the colors, Miro broken Shapes, Picasso broken the construction, Abstraction broken the object. Before Van Gogh, people all painted what they saw, and let the viewers see what they painted. Since Van Gogh, people began to paint what they thought, and let the viewers think what they painted."

Q. Wang paints the spirits, something you can not see and you can not think, you can only feel it by heart. His paintings have no details but have characters. Each of his painting is different from others. Q. Wang's painting is a combination of contemporary art with Chinese culture.

Birthday Gift - Acrylic on canvas 36 x 36 in.
Quebec - Acrylic on canvas 30 x 40 in.
Mt. Hollywood - Acrylic on canvas 30 x 40 in.
Church - Acrylic on canvas 24 x 30 in.

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Nicole Papaefthimiou

Nicole expresses the meaning of emotional experience rather than physical reality and believes that with simple colors and shapes, the spectator can perceive the moods and feelings in her paintings.

Island - Acrylic on canvas 60 x 60 cm

Nicole Papaefthimiou studied Fine Arts at the University in Greece. After she was granted a scholarship by Bosch she did postgraduate studies at University of Dusseldorf, Germany.  She has shown in many personal and group exhibitions. Her artworks are presented in art museums, art halls, and private art galleries. She participated in the ARTBOX PROJECT March 5-16, 2018 in New York, USA.

Chaos - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 160 cm
Beautiful Anarchy - Acrylic on canvas 120 x 95 cm
Thalassa - Acrylic on canvas 60 x 60 cm
Noise - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 120 cm

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Allisdhair McNaull

"I become completely absorbed in the moment of creation blending color, light and, movement, capturing a unique, unrepeatable moment, a meditation captured as a photograph."

Colour of Nature - Limited Edition Photograph of 25, HD metal print 60 x 40 cm, £170

"I am a self-taught photographer approaching photography with an “artist’s eye” using long, hand-held exposures, letting the movement of the subject of the camera and the subject "paint" themselves on the image. The resulting photographs often appear like paintings with color, light and, movement blending together creating ethereal landscapes and revealing new dimensions of the subject. The creation of each image is a meditation on the subject as I become totally absorbed in the moment, the subject and the camera.”

Allisdhair McNaull is a member of the Cheshire Artist’s Network and regularly exhibits work alongside that of other members of the group.

The Other Side of Here - Limited Edition Photograph of 25, HD metal print 60 x 40 cm, £170
Silver Shore - Limited Edition Photograph of 25, HD metal print 60x 40 cm, £170
In Remembrance - Limited Edition Photograph of 25, HD metal print 60 x 40 cm, £170
In Limbo - Limited Edition Photograph of 25, HD metal print 60 x 40 cm, £170

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Makeski ART

“Art is a mediator of the unspeakable” - J. W. von Goethe

Genesis - Fotopaper 99 x 71cm - 6000 CHF

"I get my inspiration from my subconscious, very often I meditate bevor I start to paint.

A typical feature of these meditative times are the faces which appear during the painting process and sometimes merge into one another. Since early childhood, I was accompanied by my father who was an academic artist. The painting process crystallized in my own style and today I can confirm that my Art Style and especially painting medium are totally unique in the Art scene.

The need to express myself artistically gives me the opportunity to let go and let my feelings run free.

My artwork emerges from many different ways of expression.

My abstract paintings are reflections of my emotional experiences and my mood in the very moment of artistic creation. While examining my paintings I feel as if more and more resonances emerge. When I practice such intuitive art of painting I experience a kind of encounter with my self and many paintings are created out of this emotion. If you find my pictures attractive or if you feel touched and inspired by them, then you are close to me."

Born in FYROM (Macedonia) and living in Switzerland, Makeksi is an artist with a very unique technique perfected over the years to capture what he is yearning to express. Discover his beautiful works display bold color, fluid shape and beautiful line work.

Prayers - Fotopaper 60 x 90 cm - 4000 CHF
Prometheus - Fotopaper 52 x 65 cm - 3200 CHF
Scepter - Fotopaper 43 x 94 cm - 3600 CHF
Evolution - Fotopaper 64 x 64 cm - 3500 CHF

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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.”

All My Children 3, Soap Opera Series - Photo art on metal 30 x 30 in., $2,400

“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”.”

Las Vegas Fountain of Discontent - Photo art on metal 30 x 20 in. $2,100
Twisted 46, Looking Up - Photo Art on Metal 30 x 20 in., $2,100
Las Vegas Fountain of Discontent - Photo art on metal 30 x 20 in., $2,100
Disengaged - Photo art on metal 30 x 24 in., $2,200

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