Foy

“A moment is forever.”

Rashomon

"Most months of the year I live in Arlington, Virginia, together with my husband Claus and a Labrador named Becca. The rest of the year I spend in Hamburg, Germany or traveling. I have a studio in both countries. I have painted from an early age but did not begin painting in earnest until my late 50's. After a successful career as a Lawyer, Researcher and International Justice Reform Expert that took me around the globe, I decided a more balanced, creative approach to life was needed. Since then I have painted with several well-known American artists, such as Diane Tessler, Ted Reed, Glen Kessler, Adrienne Wyman, Fred Markham, Jill Banks, and Patrick Kirwin. I also completed a certificate course in International Art History at the Smithsonian Institutes, am competing in plein air and other art competitions and work with different galleries in the Washington DC area.”

“Beautiful renditions of fleeting moments in space, Heike Gramckow’s paintings are balanced and soothing impressions of a landscape as much mesmerizing as ephemeral. The artist lives and works between Germany and the USA and holds a J.D. and Ph.D. in Law from the University of Hamburg.” - Myrina Tunberg Georgiou (Circle Foundation Curator)

Virtual & Reality
We're All Trapped In Our Consciousness
Silent Greeting
Something Just Like This


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Chad Mount

It Is A Place

Chad Mount is a Technologist and Artist whose works are influenced by the interconnectivity of life. Mount’s focus bends from structures of cellular systems to deep space, transforming into a universal sensory language. Through the use of painting iterations, light and computers Mount choreographs wondrous organic moments of color and light. His work has found its way into many corporate and private collections such as Kirkpatrick Oil Company, The Oklahoma History Center and Toy2R HQ.

A Cognitive Response
Ascending A New
Growing Into It
Darkness Misperceived


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Yuxuan Ding

"My work focuses on the cultural conflict between China and America by looking through people who are from these two cultural backgrounds and their response to the cyberbullying issue. I hope to create a dialogue as to how we can better understand each other and be more comfortable together."

Portrait 1 & 2 - Prints on acrylic sheets 36 x 24 in.

Born and raised in China, Yuxuan Ding completed a Bachelor's Degree of Art (2013) from Ohio State University and an MFA from Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts of Washington University in St. Louis (May 2018).

"During my time studying in the United States, I have experienced the differences between Chinese and American culture, which is also the primary focus of my work. I am interested in the exploration of the differences between those two cultures and hope to create a universal language for people to better understand each other.

Since the beginning of my studies at The Washington University of St. Louis, I have been trying to find ways to introduce aspects of Chinese culture to an American audience, while hoping to one day introduce parts of American culture to an audience in China. I initially found little to no success after trying various methods to promote such a “cultural exchange”, and after a semester of attempts, I realized that what I was doing was not in line with my original ideas and plans.

I started by first painting Chinese-style paintings using traditional techniques, in hopes that the audience could be introduced to an important part of Chinese culture; art. It was later that I found another outlet in which I could accomplish my goal, the expression of individuality in Chinese and American culture. During the spring of 2017, I started working on a project, which investigated Internet bullying, and how it affected its targets.

Even though my art pieces represent the different aspects of Chinese and American culture, my works appear to be critical of the differences and similarities found among them when presenting my works to the audience. In using materials often associated with Chinese art, I am willing to not only draw a comparison between the two cultures but to also create a universal culture that can assist people around the world to better understand each other and the role culture has in one.”

Portrait 2 - Prints on acrylic sheets 36 x 24 in.
Inside Out - Multimedia installation with single-Channel video with sound 96 x 60 in.
Portrait 1 - Prints on acrylic sheets 36 x 24 in.
I confront , I Ignore, I Forget - Hand-sewed fabric with silk threads 72 x 60 in.

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Ursa Schoepper

"Nothing is as it seems at first; everything is in process and thus in change. By following this artistic idea, I am creating autonomous pictures of the imagination. My tool is a professional camera and a sophisticated photo editing system. My method requires a conceptual process working with photographic material. The artwork generates its own origin from the photograph and in its result is an autonomous artwork."

The Light Of Summer - Color pigment on aludibond 67 x 100 cm

Ursa Schoepper is developing autonomous artworks that exist as a virtual
reality in a realistic photography. A photography is generated through an
algorithmic grammar into an autonomous work of fine art photography. It is a
transformation of real objects into abstract objects, the transformation of the
concrete image into an abstract artwork, an abstract autonomous photographic
artwork.

Ursa Schoepper first completed her studies in Natural Science with state
examination. In addition, she completed a study in cultural management, state
examinaten, with a concentration in fine arts, new media at Prof. Dr. Eckart
Pankoke, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Krempel, Prof Dr. Michael Bockemühl.
In her Agentur für Virtuelle Denkraeume she was working as a cultural
manager. In 2001 she was awarded the Media Promotion Prize of the German
state of North Rhine-Westphalia for „Das Museum der abwesenden Bilder“.
Since 2003 Ursa Schöpper has been working primarily as a photographic artist.
Her artwork has been exhibited internationally and she is the recipient of
notable awards including the Shakespeare in Art Award, Triennale Verona,
Italy, Certificate of Excellence, Artavita Competition September, Santa Barbara,
CA, the International Prize Michelangelo, Rome and is presented in the
European Art Museum, Denmark.

Inside And Outside - Color pigment on aludibond 100 x 67 cm
New Ways In Space - Color pigment on aludibond 120 x 90 cm
The Blue Hour - Color pigment on aludibond 100 x 60 cm
Wandering Path - Color pigment on aludibond 120 x 80 cm

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PX RH

“I am a self-taught digital media artist. I combine graphics using 3DCG to create my sculptures. I want to produce work that is technically challenging and offer digital composite images that are bold and impressive.”

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Born in Osaka, 1984, Japanese digital media artist, PX RH now lives in Shiga, Japan. He studied Engineering at Kansai University. His works have been internationally exhibited at Japan Art Tasting EXPO 2015, Mirano, at the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Arts in Las Vegas and at Art Expo New York.  PX RH has participated at the London Book Fair, had various shows in Japan and has been published in Current Masters 2, International Contemporary Masters Vol.10,  Art Dive Vol.7 and other books. PX RH makes up surreal, sculptural landscapes that appear in a post-apocalyptic context. His bold color combinations and newly invented forms make up unique compositions that challenge the viewer into considering a new, eerie super nature.

Imperial Place
Tree
20151106 Move (Digital Art - 3DCG)
20140531 (Digital Art - 3DCG)

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Andras Mengyan

"I’m working with  “VISUAL SPACE POLYPHONY” (SIMULTANEOUS SPACE VISION.) in two and more than two dimensions. “Visual Space Polyphony” means independent events that happen in space and time simultaneously and subsequently, and articulate together consonance and/or dissonance."

Interactions I, Acrylic on canvas 250 x 200 cm
17D (Seventeen Dimensional) Twin Space, String, PVC Tubes, UV Light 360 x 270 x 180 cm
Sound Garden, Painted aluminum and plastic, sensors, sound generators, UV Light 540 x 300 x 260 cm
The City (Lights At Night), Acrylic on canvas 120 x 90 cm
Traveling Of Light, Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm

"In order to make my ideas and artworks easier to understand, let’s take an imaginary walk through an imaginary town. On our walk, we experience innumerable things simultaneously. Traffic streams by, people pass us, birds fly overhead, tantalizing smells waft from a bakery shop, the grinding of gears annoys us as we nibble a croissant. As we walk the streets, a great diversity of stimuli bombards us, imparting an overall impression of the town.

How do we arrive at an overall idea of something complex—like this town—that we never seen completely and in the same moment? What kinds of mechanisms create for us a personal, subjective impression? And going a step further, we can even imagine—fiction today, but possible to envision given current technology—that the entire town and all its contents and events are transparent, like an image generated by a CT or PET/CT scanner. The image we see might appear chaotic and unpredictable; however, we can take it in and make sense of it more or less.

Such observations motivated me to investigate three questions:

a. How is it possible to grasp the experience of a simultaneously perceived environment in its many layers, integrating perceptions over time, to reflect changes in the environment?   b. Is there is any way to record this type of experience visually?   c.  Is a three-dimensional structure appropriate to do this?

As we know, perception is a highly complex process. During our walk around town, all of our senses were active and simultaneously registered the events around us. Since our environment was constantly changing and we ourselves were in motion, we perceived large numbers of simultaneous stimuli again and again. We required thousands of such sequences to form an overview of the town. We were able to perceive our surroundings holistically because our brains integrated our perceptions—both simultaneous and sequential—and filled in missing information.

These observations about perception led me to a kind of visual solution in my work, which I refer to as “POLYPHONIC VISUAL SPACE” or “Simultaneous Spatial View.” For me, “POLYPHONIC VISUAL SPACE” means the harmonization, both simultaneously and in sequence, of events taking place in space, often independent of one other. I searched for terms to help me visualize solutions, for example stereometric, simultaneity, transparency, segmentation, multidimensionality, multiple viewpoints, layering and new technologies. These ideas expressed visually are present in all of my works either singly or in combination. The “Programmable Laser bonfire” displayed in the Kinetica Anniversary Show titled ‘The Thin Veil’ show only one example what I described above." 


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Krasi Dimtch

"My artistic practice focuses on the development of atypical means for representing the symbols of Language and the creation of visual, textual, and sound art that encode linguistic contents and explore the structures of Language viewed as a repository of ideas."

Alien Forms Reveal The Meanings Of Life - Art - Death And Poetry - Quadriptych digital prints on Plexiglas 60 x 60 in. 2.400€

"My artistic practice focuses on the development and the use of atypical means for representing the symbols of Language through digital imagery, texts, and sounds. My textual art - comprising of wordscapes and thesauri poems - documents the one-of-a-kind transformations of sequences of English synonyms into sentences and poems. My digital sound art demonstrates how textual artworks can be digitally transformed into sequences of non-speech sounds and experienced as musical abstractions.

My visual art is the result of a symbiosis between my imagination and custom software for representing words and sentences as colorful abstractions. My working process starts with the compilation of a text. The words of the text are then digitally converted by custom software into different abstract representations. Finally, I manually create a visual “translation” of the text by using a computer mouse instead of a paintbrush and generated by the software abstract representations instead of acrylic paints. My digital technique includes elements that are highly subjective, and my artworks are created in a way possible for the first time in the 21st century.”

Krasi Dimtch is multidisciplinary Canadian artist who creates visual, textual, and sound art that encodes linguistic contents and explores the structures of Language viewed as a repository of ideas.  Her study of the relationship between Thought and Language led to the formulation of patented methods for language generation (CIPO - Patent 2704163) as well as the creation of software generating sentences as abstract images and sequences of sounds.  Some of the places Krasi Dimtch has recently presented her works are: Artist Statement # 3, CICA Museum,2018, South Korea; Winners of International Competition, Los Angeles, USA,2017; ArtVenice Biennale IV Italie, (Italie, 2017) ; LACDA Represented Artists Exhibit, Los Angelis Center for Digital Art (USA, 2017); Solo exhibits at gallery Luz, Montreal, Canada, 2017 and 2016.

The Meaning Of Life Est Une Phrase En Anglais - Digital print on Plexiglas 30 x 30 in. 600€
Life Is A Word - Digital print on Plexiglas 38 x 28 in. 900€
L'Ego Est Un Nom Français - Digital print on Plexiglas 30 x 30 in. 600€
Be Unseen Est Une Pensée Anglais - Digital print on Plexiglas 30 x 30 in. 600€

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Fernando Braune

"My intention is ultimately to remove the viewers from their comfort zone, to provoke thoughts, to activate dull areas, while working in the intricacies, in the gaps of the surreal world we normally disregard. I think it is crucial to our own knowledge, to understand our place in the world we live in."

FEMININE LITURGY - Digital photograph with dry pastel Various sizes available

Brazilian visual artist, Fernando Braune graduated in Chemical Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and attended several courses related to Art Criticism, Philosophy of Art and Art History.

Major Exhibitions include – Parallax Art Fair, London; Agora Gallery, New York City; Colorida Art Gallery, Lisbon; Master of Contemporary Art, Florence; III International Biennial of Photography of Catalonia, Barcelona; Galeria Monteoliveto, Nice; Nice Acropolis Art Fair; Art 3F Mulhouse; AAF Milano 2015 – Milão; ART MONACO’15 – Mônaco; AAF STOCKHOLM – STOCKHOLM; PAKS Gallery, Carrousel du Louvre (Paris); Spazio Tadini (Milan); Galerie Etienne de Causans (Paris);  Latin American Art – Milan; Duetto Arts - New York City; Cultural Center of the Federal Court (Rio); Energisa Cultural Center (N.F. – Rio); UFF Photo Gallery (Niterói – R.J.); Museum of Inga (Niterói); National Museum of Fine Arts (Rio); Centro Cultural Justiça Federal (Rio).

Special Prize: “Latin American Art” in Milan, Italy for photo transfiguration (June 2016).

Special Prize: NAPLES FOR CONTEMPORARY ART AWARD (2014).

Represented in Europe by “GALERIA MONTEOLIVETO”

Represented in New York City by Duetto Arts

Fernando Braune is the Author of the following books  "Surrealism and the Aesthetics of Photographic"; "Cinema and the Photographic Language";   "Temporalis";  “Cherubs of Grota” and “Invisible.”

Fernando’s works have been published in several international magazines and art books and he continues his journey in the production of images, currently focusing on impressions on cotton paper with direct interference on the images with dry pastels, which are followed through via computer and by printing on fabric, metal and several other supports.

LABUTOS - Digital photograph with dry pastel Various sizes available
CHERUBS IXX - Digital photograph with dry pastel Various sizes available
INVISIBLE XVIII - Digital photograph with dry pastel Various sizes available
ELEMENTS OF TRANSITION I - Digital photograph with dry pastel Various sizes available

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CPleyer PhotoArt

"Breaking the laws of traditional photography, my work expresses a creative vision in mostly abstract works. Although, I work with beauty and art on a daily basis my work shows an alternative take on beauty and aesthetics."

Horn - Photograph 80 x 80 cm 1.500€

Creativity is Christina's middle name. Her body of works consists mostly of photography yet few of them are recognizable as such. She has been an art photographer for many years, with a background in experimentation mostly on her own but also guided by experienced artists. Lately, Cristina combined her digital works with tactile materials like gold, glass or enamel and added painting and drawing to create her one-of-a-kind- intricate tableaus. Her work deals with her love for color and often exudes a hint of eroticism.

"I want to inspire people. I want others imagination to run wild. Lovers of art won’t get answers instead the pictures evoke emotions." Cristina described recently.

German photo artist, based in Stuttgart, Christina Pleyer has exhibited her work in major cities like Miami, New York, London, Basel, Berlin, Venice, Vienna Strasbourg, Rotterdam and has been represented at international art fairs and galleries in Germany. All her works are limited and signed editions.

Strolling - Photograph 120 x 80 cm 1.500€
Cold - Photograph 75 x 75 cm 1.500€
Explosion - Photograph 70 x 70 cm 1.500€
Faces - Photograph 75 x 75 cm with fame 2.000€

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Constance Vepstas

A Stroll - C-Print 11 x 14 in. $650

"Traveling and photographing has influenced my art. A basic college degree and attending international biennials and museums have developed my artistic endeavors. In 2016 my work was included as in previous exhibitions in the Midwestern Biennial a survey of contemporary art at the Rockford Museum of Art in Illinois. Photographs from Greenland and Iceland were exhibited by the New York Center for Photographic Arts at Noho Gallery in New York of the photographer's photo tour 2016. A photograph is included in Best of Photography 2015 a book published by Photographer's Forum Magazine. Fund show exhibits for Arc Gallery and Artemisia gallery the first woman's cooperative galleries in the Midwest an intense art scene in Chicago included some of my images. Over the years works have been included in the Woman's Shows at Koehnline Museum of Art. My images are manipulations of photographs. Digital art has become a haven for contemporary art."

Venice - C-Print 11 x 14 in. in. $650
Rose - C-Print 11 x 14 in. $650
Flying By - C-Print 11 x 14 in. $650
Black Lace - C-Print 11 x 14 in. $650

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