Jingfeng Li

From Beijing, China, JingFeng Li graduated from Shenyang Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts and is a member of American Portrait Society, a contractor of the Sena Art Gallery in France, and a representative painter of modern Chinese painting.

Senna Castle - Pen on paper 74.33 x 51.16 cm

 JingFeng Li uses black brushwork to create a rich and unique realistic style. In recent years he has participated in a variety of European and American international painting competitions winning several titles.

Senna Castle 3 - Fountain Pen and ink on sketching paper 52.4 x 52.4 cm
Contemplating - Pen and ink on sketching paper 76.4 x 52.3 cm
Swan Castle - Pen and ink on sketching paper 73 x 47 cm
Philippe de Bethune - Pen and ink on sketching paper 74 x 51.7 cm

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Jackson Lee Kwong Tim

“Being an artist, I can spread the positive energy to the audience through my artwork. As each of them would convey a symbolic theme of “Hong Kong in a Better Light” such as Mutual Help, Fight Alongside and Upstream, Downstream, etc. This is the best achievement I have ever experienced.”

Solid Foundation - Acrylic on artboard 66 x 91 cm

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Jackson Lee Kwong Tim where he feels at home with family, friends and memories, all deeply relevant and integral to his identity. “To reciprocate the love, care and support that this community has provided for me, I would like to preserve the legacy of Hong Kong to show its vital spirit through my paintings.”

Installation Art 2 (Pipe and Pipe 2) - Acrylic on artboard 38 x 50 cm
The Marks of Time - Acrylic on artboard 50 x 38 cm
Mutual Help, 2014 - Acrylic on artboard 91 x 66 cm
Striving for Excellence - Acrylic on art board 66 x 91 cm

“I worked with acrylic painting when I was in Hong Kong Polytechnic. After graduation from my Design & Illustration course in 1984, I went into the advertising field and didn’t pick up a paint brush for over 30 years!  With my wife’s encouragement in 2014, I had painted a series of  “Hong Kong in a Better Light” within 18 months and launched my roving exhibition during 2015-7. Frankly speaking, I am not yet a professional artist, but I would continue to paint another series in order to extend the theme of “Hong Kong in a Fresh Light”. My hope is that people can see the positive reflection of Hong Kong through my productions.”


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Armineh Hovanesian

"My photographs are not generally planned in advance, and I do not anticipate that the onlooker will share my viewpoint. However, I feel that if my photograph leaves an image on the viewer’s mind, something has been accomplished. I see what eye see."  

She Used To, iPhone color digital photograph 14 x 11 in.

Born in Paris and raised in Tehran and Boston, with a little over 2 years pause while in Lisbon, Armineh is a mobile photographer now based in Los Angeles who has been capturing moments since 2009. She has had no professional training, however, her vision has been the driving force behind her creations. Although Armineh would describe herself as a hobby photographer, her resume tells otherwise. Her photographic work has received notable awards and mentions by prevalent institutions and organizations and she most recently exhibited at Anzoh Gallery, MK2 Cinema, Paris, France, and Fathom Gallery.

Elements of Vachag, iPhone color digital photograph 30 x 20 in.
Texting in the Rain, iPhone color digital photograph 30 x 30 in.
What Dreams May Come, iPhone color digital photograph 14 x 11 in.
Elements of Vachag, iPhone color digital photograph 30 x 20 in.

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Anita Kovacevic

"My whole concept and approach to art is simple just as my philosophy of mind is. I'm inspired by the simplest and quieter side of life and enjoy peaceful natural escapes. My images reflect my inner vision and my floating between memories and dreams."

Sirene - Photograph 42 x 42 cm

"In my work, I have drawn inspiration from the beauty expressed in simple things in unexpected ways. I create from my own life experiences."

Anita Kovacevic is a Canadian/Bosnian fine art photographer and visual artist, working primarily in monochrome photography.

Born in 1975 in Slovenia (former Yugoslavia) and after many years of wandering through many countries (Slovenia, Bosnia, Croatia, Poland, Canada, USA, and Austria); being a former refugee and immigrant; she currently lives with her family in a small village near Derventa in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

"I'm an internationally published and exhibited award-winning, fine art photographer, and visual artist. My art reflects me; my thoughts, my emotions, my life experience; and is essentially centered and inspired by the simplest, uncomplicated and quieter side of life, as well as the beauty of the natural world. I try to stimulate the viewers' imagination by touching them through sometimes dramatic and poetic creations. I believe that all creative work is essentially autobiographical; everything that we are, feel, our heritage, curiosity, imagination, longing, our thoughts, and emotions merge into our artwork."

Anita creates fine art photography, but she also has interest in street photography and photojournalism. Her images are found in private collections worldwide - USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, etc. Her artworks have been published both in print (art books and magazines) and online (ebooks and galleries) in various countries - USA, UK, India, Germany, Portugal, etc. She is a contributing photographer at Transterra Media, a member/photojournalist of the Camerapixo -International Photography Magazine, a stock contributor at iStockphoto, and a hobbyist jewelry/card designer at Artful Mind Studio.

Anita is a contributing artist of project 'Trees of the planet - Planet of trees'  and is currently enrolled in the Professional Photography Course in the New York Institute of Photography.

Neverending - Photograph 96.5 x 72 cm
Pure White I - Photograph 72 x 72 cm
Land of Snow - Photograph 102 x 68.5 cm
Perfect Sense V - Photograph 72 x 72 cm

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Kexin Di

"For me painting is more than creating a picture; it is about telling a story from the heart and expressing past experiences. In my work necessity and chance converge into new possibilities."

Self Portrait - Oil on linen 50 x 60 cm

Full-time fine artist at Wuhan Art Institute Kexin Di is a member of China Artists Association; Fine Art Society of Zhejiang Province, China; ArtSpace; and Wuhan Artists Association. Kexin is the  Ambassador of Mondial Art Academia and a member of the American Artists Professional League, the National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society and World Wide kitsch(Odd Nerdrum).

Kexin's resume includes exhibitions in association with the following institutions, First China's Art College Teachers' and Students' Oil Painting Exhibition held by China Artists Association, China's Ministry of Culture, the National Exhibition of Art Works: Commemorate of the 30th Anniversary of China's Reform and Opening held by China Artists Association at the the Guangdong Museum of Arts, National Art Museum of China and Sichuan Art Museum, recipient of the Earl of Cromier Scholarship Awards and exhibited in Sichuan Art Museum, the International Figurative Art competition in Barcelona, held by MEAM museum and ARC Gallery, a Best in Show Award at 39th annual international figurative art competition in Salmagundi, Club in 5thAve. NYC,  First Place in Figurative Oil at AMERICAN ART AWARDS and the Ridgewood Art Institute Award.

Nightmare - Oil on canvas 125 x 120 cm
Waiting for the Wind - Oil on canvas 120 x 80 cm
Love - Oil on canvas 97 x 120 cm
Yesterday's Old Dream - Oil on canvas 60 x 90 cm

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Alison Barrows-Young

"My paintings are expressive and depict my feelings toward whatever I am personally experiencing. I think that is what we do as human beings, look at what is outwardly apparent and expose it to our own subjectivity."

Porch Light - Oil on canvas 20 x 20 in.

“As I was late to speak, my artistic practice started before I can even remember. I was raised within a formal fine art education alongside my academic studies. My education has included several apprenticeships with professional artists. I have completed the highest level of artistic study and have spent many years teaching painting and drawing as well as all aspects of art theory and design. Through the years my work has gone through progressive phases using a variety of media. I have received a number of awards and honors including a grant from the New Jersey Endowment of the Arts in 1986. My showing record is broad and international in scope. Today I live in Northern Idaho where I devote myself, exclusively to the life of a practicing artist.”

Abdication - Oil on canvas 24 x 30 in.
Deep Forest - Oil on canvas 36 x 60 in.
Morning Incident - Oil on canvas 24 x 30 in.
Pussy Willows - Oil on canvas 36 x 60 in.

American Artist, Alison Barrows-Young holds a BFA from Antioch College, a Master of Fine Arts from Florida State University as well as a Master of Education from Concordia University.


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Anthony M. Grimaldi

"As an artist, I am inspired to create not a replication of what I see, but what I would like to see and wish to see. I try to impart a unique characterization to each and every object, place, and person that I interpret artistically. My work is beyond a recognition of subjects, but an appreciation of them."

Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing - Pencil 11 x 17 in.

"I am a resident of New York City, a metropolis of successful and starving artists of every stripe and persuasion. I am content to be either, but never to be neither. My technique of combining and blending illustration with digital art allows virtually no limits for what my imagination is inspired to create, enabling me to design with unlimited creativity and visual imagination. With my technique, I offer greater flexibility, variety, and choices that assure maximum artistic achievement and impact in every design for every client.

I possess a ubiquitous online presence as a legitimate freelance artist, am a member of major social media and portfolio sites, and I am willing to utilize those resources to market, promote, and advertise all projects I may be directly involved with.

I am technologically equipped to submit finished projects online through email, Dropbox, Hightail, OneDrive, Send Anywhere, and WeTransfer, easily allowing me to work remotely."

Overcome - Charcoal & Chalk 12 x 18 in.
She - Charcoal & Chalk 12 x 18 in.
The Who - Digital media 8.5 x 11 in.
Tale From A Foxhound Beagle Named Bailey: Are We Going To The Lake? - Colored Pencil & Digital media 8.5 x 11 in.

Anthony M. Grimaldi attended the Web Design & Interactive Media of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online and holds MS Office Specialist Certification / MS Excel Specialist Certification from The Institute for New Age Training and AS - Visual Communications & Graphic Design/Illustration by Katherine Gibbs.


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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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IHARA

“My goal is to create a harmonious relationship between nature and artifact. By combining these two conflicting factors, we can remove nature (living organic matter) and non-natural boundaries.”

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Japanese sculptor, IHARA was born in 1943 and has been awarded at the Nika exhibit (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum) every year between 1967-74. In 1976 he became an Honorary Member of Japan Flower Arrangement Foundation. In 1986 he built a sculpture at Misawa Gate Riverside Park in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture and in 1989 3 of his sculptures were built on the main street of Kagawa Bridge station in Hyogo ken. Ihara’s has been commissioned numerous public sculptures in Japan as well as in the USA where he has exhibited many times and received awards.

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Larry Garmezy

“My photography is shaped by early adventures as a field geologist. Through this filter, I capture the unique and subtle patterns and textures I find in the details within waterscapes and landscapes.”

Wind Swept - Photograph 24 x 18 in.

A graduate of Amherst College, Penn State University and a lifelong photographer, American photographer Larry Garmezy has had three solo shows since becoming a member artist at Archway Gallery in Houston in 2011. His work has been in a number of international juried shows across the U.S. and Europe and hangs in homes, offices and public spaces in the U.S and Great Britain.

Thoughts of Giverny #2 - Photograph 18 x 24 in.
A Bit of Time - Photograph 33 x 46 in.
Flow State #2 - Photograph 18 x 24 in.
Flow State #1 - Photograph 18 x 24 in.

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