Lilliana S. DiDovic

"In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." - Andy Warhol

"Quin Chair Onyx" Acrylic on wood W 71 cm x D 23 H 94 cm

"My art is a reflection of my own journey in life. I was born in the former Yugoslavia (Šibenik, Croatia). In 1992, I escaped the war in my homeland (Sarajevo, Bosnia) and was granted political asylum in the United States for my family and me. En route to our exile in America, we stopped in Philadelphia, where we found our new place in the Sun. This city, where we made our new home and where my son’s life has been saved so many times, has become a theme and inspiration for my paintings. I found inspiration in the city that gave me hope, home, and solace. My life, which has been full of surprises and is very difficult to describe in words, is visible in the colors I use for my art-brave, dynamic, vibrant and unpredictable. It is one of the new escapes from the life I previously had. My award-winning paintings portray Philadelphia in its best light - bright, bold, glittery and famously iconic. Done in acrylic, on canvas, black drawing paper, or on the old furniture pieces, my paintings show a celebration of life and existence. I am spreading that celebration all over the world, with my art included in private collections in Europe, Australia, South America, Israel, and Hong-Kong, China and throughout the United States."

"Lilliana's artwork and the colors she applies to her art are very unique. Lilliana enriches American abstract expressionism by the unique way she illustrates the cityscapes of Philadelphia. Looming with blocks of colors and lines, she shows the streets of Philadelphia, its buildings, charming stars, houses and flowers with fantastic colors. Looking at Lilliana's work we can see and feel her quest for beauty in art. Her art with abstract expressionistic techniques have revealed a sincere pop art. China has an old proverb that says "Art is a person" for me, that phrase portrays Lilliana exactly. "

- Dexiang Qian, Profesor of Fine Arts Academy, Hunan University, China from the book "Her Philadelphia Tales - The Art of Lilliana S. DiDovic" by DoN Brewer

Bar "Latona" Acrylic on wood W 94 cm x D 40 cm x H 71 cm
Desk "Rose" Acrylic on wood, W 71 cm x D 59 cm x H 66 cm
Side table "Valentine" Acrylic on wood W 56 cm x D 66 cm x H 61 cm
Cabinet "Party" Acrylic on wood W 45 cm x D 33 cm x H 81 cm

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John Trinh

"I paint what I feel strongly about. My mottos are: 'Less is more' (Anonymous), 'It takes a long time to become young.' (Picasso) and   'Do ordinary things with extraordinary love.' (Mother Theresa) ."

Water Lilies Pond - Digital media 60 x 45 in.

Born in Vietnam and living in the USA, John Trinh graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. While studying at the Art Center, he won "Artist of Distinction” award from the National Alliance for Excellence in New York. Since graduation, he has worked for major companies in the field of art and design such as Mattel, as a Senior Visual Designer, and Disney as a Digital Artist. Trinh's work was featured in International Contemporary Masters art books (2010 and 2011) and has two paintings as a part of the permanent collection of the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art, Las Vegas. Most recently, he received the Circle Foundation of the Arts Excellence Award and was chosen as one of the 16 Artists To Know in 2019 by Art Patron magazine (California). John Trinh has produced and directed an award-winning documentary titled "Agent Orange: 30 Years Later."

Glistening Night - Digital media 48 x 32 in
A Cityscape - Digital media 48 x 28 in.
Wired-Cityscape - Digital media 48 x 36 in.
Blue Soul - Digital media 48 x 28 in.

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Gustavs Filipsons

"The sole intention and purpose of my work is to communicate with the unknown in our subconscious mind. To find the connection with our true selves which I believe is something common we all possess. Another goal is to create artwork that would be some kind of new and if not new then original kind of work."

BY THE RIVER, 2018 Acrylic spray paint on canvas 150 x 150 cm

2019

Finalist Award - Circle Foundation Artist of the Year Award

2018

Published in International Kunst Heute Book by I.Gardill and M.Kolle (Germany)

Published in “The best Modern and Contemporary Artists 2018 book, Salvatore Russo,Italy

Published in "We Contemporary" book by Musa Art Space,Italy

Published in Spotlight Contemporary Art Magazine Issue 8 and 10 by Circle Foundation (France)

Finalist at Circle Foundation Competition to exhibit at Spectrum Miami Art Fair

2017 

Published in International Kunst Heute Book by I.Gardill and M.Kolle (Germany) 

Published in book "Segnalati" by Saverio Russo  

Published in the book "The best Modern and Contemporary Artists 2017" Salvatore Russo, Italy 

 Published in "Art UpClose Survey of Contemporary Art. World Edition 2017" Book USA 

Participation in "Architectural Digest Show 2017", New York, Manhattan, USA

2016 

Published in International Kunst Heute Book by I.Gardill and M.Kolle (German

Nomineed at "Kunst Award 2016",Gemany

 Published in the book "Segnalati" by F.Saverio Russo and Salvatore Russo,Italy        

Published in “The Best Modern and Contemporary Artists 2016" book by F.Saverio Russo and Salvatore Russo, Italy

Participation at art fair "Grand Prix Louvre"

COMET AND THE SUN, 2018 Oil, acrylic, spray paint on canvas 180 x 140 cm
AT THE SEA, 2016 Oil, acrylic, spray paint on canvas 160 x 140 cm
THINKER, 2016 - Oil, acrylic spray paint on canvas 160 x 160 cm
SKIER, 2018 - Acrylic, spray paint on canvas 160 x 140 cm

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Kelvin LHC

"Art is not about an experience, it's an experience.” - Mark Rothko.
“The colour pulse and vibrations are intended to celebrate our unreality. From scientific theories to deep-sea life, and finally to that innate energy that binds us all together. Gravity-pulled textures examine Einstein's theory.”

Stargazing - Mixed media on canvas 100 x 100 cm

"I am a firm believer of “Everything is constant except change” an understanding from the ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus.

Paying homage to Mark Rothko, I intend to explore this human bioluminescence and striving to illuminate the artwork. Gravity pulled textures are applied to extend the relationship of light and gravity by Albert Einstein. The color pulse and vibrations are intended to celebrate our unreality and stay guided by a famous quote of Mark Rothko. "Art is not about an experience; it's an experience.”

Artistry is an evolutionary journey. My art evolved from scientific theories to deep-sea marine animals, and finally to that innate energy that binds us all together.

Einstein’s theory of relativity and how light is bent by gravity fascinate me. I used gravity to form peaks that give texture to my work and communicate movement and rhythm. These low-relief textures distort the pathway of light, much like how gravity bends light. Once I had the science figured out, I infused my artwork with colors. The subtle shifts in my color choices are intentionally applied to calm my audience and hopefully facilitate healing. I believe in the healing potential of color. I seek to harness that potential in my works.

An energy flow cresting over a well of light, my art captures power and fluidity by harnessing the latent vitality in all living things. From his early obsession of illumination through flickering candles and later geological forces, this sculptural piece was partially done upside-down using gravity to achieve its dynamic movement.

A brilliant collaboration of artistic impulse and intuitive osmosis- through its rhythm, textural vibrations, and bold hues that shift in different lights, we are reminded of the spark within our beings. At the heart of things, we already have the ability to realize our dreams- we just need to believe."

Since the Beginning - Mixed media on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Raw Island - Acrylic on canvas 76 x 76 cm
Of Existence - Mixed media on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Feeding Frency - Mixed media on canvas 76 x 76 cm

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Christoph Woloszyn

"My view and interpretation of art are very different. I use standard photography and at the same time image modification. I have been told many times that I create unusual but also expressive images. These are pictures with both visible and hidden messages for the viewer.”

In The Net Of Dreams - Digital photography on GalleryPrint on Alu-Dibond behind acrylic glass 90x60 cm

Born in Poland, contemporary photographer, Christoph Woloszyn belongs to the artist group

'Künstler-Initiative Gelsenkirchen' and 'Art in the City.'

"My view and interpretation of art are very different. I use standard photography and at the same time image modification. I have been told many times that I create unusual but also expressive images. These are pictures with both visible and hidden messages for the viewer.  However, the essence of art is to look beyond the borders, instead of just staying in creative development. Creating one's own kind of art, following one's own thoughts, using one's own intellect and representing the real in a different way, that's my kind that will always follow.

In my experimental visual language, I work as a surrealist. In my motifs, I go beyond the real and the substantial. I alienate my photographic motifs through light, through technical effects, through materials to bring it closer to the viewer, but in a different constellation and perspective."

In 2010, Christoph earned a Degree in Photo Design at the art academy IBKK in Bochum. For many years he has been engaging in art photography and his self-developed photo projects, are worked out and converted by him. With numerous exhibitions and art fair participations on a national and international level mark his artistic path.

Art fairs: Berlin List 2016 | Art Innsbruck 2017  | Spectrum Miami Art Fair 2018 | ArtExpo New York 2019

Exhibitions: Rome, Miami, New York, Gelsenkirchen, Hagen, Varel/Obenstrohe, Wiesloch, Bochum, Herne, Fröndenberg, Mülheim, Münster.

Waiting - Digital photography on GalleryPrint on Alu-Dibond behind acrylic glass 60x90 cm
Connection - Digital photograph on GalleryPrint on Alu-Dibond behind acrylic glass 60x90 cm
The Angel in Hell - Digital photography on GalleryPrint on Alu-Dibond behind acrylic glass 60x90 cm
Metamorphosis 1 - Digital photography on GalleryPrint on Alu-Dibond behind acrylic glass 60x90 cm

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Carmen Moreno

“Art is the substantial, desperate attempt to understand the world, life and death. It creates a pictogram of everything we think we can influence. It is a survival strategy. Topics, Technique or Medium are not important, the action itself is what is decisive”.

KEBAB FOR TWO, 2018 - Oil pastels, diptych 50 x 100 x 4 cm

Born in Madrid, Carmen Moreno has a Degree in Music and Piano from The Real Music Conservatory in Madrid. A Germanist, Doctor of Philology by The University Complutense de Madrid she has received fine art education in Painting by Isabel Bazo, Madrid, and by Michael Klenk, Germany in the Haller Academy of Arts SHA, as well as in the Graphic etching Graphik-Radierungswerkstatt-81 in Schwäbisch-Hall, Germany. Carmen Moreno lives between Spain and Germany. Her productions are in oil, acrylic, watercolors, engravings, aquatints, and etchings and they are recognized internationally.

BLACKBIRDS IN WINTER, 2017 - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50 x 4 c
LEAVING THE CENTURY OF MEDIOCRITY, 2015 - Oil on canvas 92 x 65 x 2 cm
THE SEA IS SO CLOSE, 2010 - Oil on canvas 70 x 35 x 2 cm
HELP! EVERYBOBY WANTS TO SELL ME SOMETHING!, 2018 - Oil on canvas 89 x 116 x 2 cm

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Antwan Thompson

“I’m hard of hearing and I take damn good pictures.”

The Cleanse - Black and white photograph

From Maryland, Antwan Thompson specializes in black and white photography. Hard of hearing he focuses on recreating portraits of men who are deaf.

The View - Black and white photograph
Mermaid Left Behind - Black and white photograph
Mermaid - Black and white photograph
Then He Appears - Black and white photograph

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Zeev Parush

"The philosophical theory of subjectivism says human beings cannot see the world but through their own self-interpretation. I create with the hope that my story pervades into the viewer's self-subjective world. My work is usually comprised of impressionism with some cynical twist.”

The Empty Dance Of Love - Digital painting 70 x 50

Zeev Parush is a self-taught painter, photographer and digital artist from Israel.

Selected Exhibitions

November 2017 - nude, naked - Group exhibition, Cuckoos Nest gallery, Jaffa - Tel Aviv, Israel

October 2017 - Nonplace - Group exhibition, Central gallery, Central bus station, Tel Aviv

July 2015 - Reflections - Group exhibition, Zadik Gallery, Jaffa-Tel Aviv

September 2014 - Images from Books - Group exhibition, Beit Alon gallery, Givataim

July 2014 - Fused Collection - Digital exhibition at the House of Israel, San Diego, USA

December 2013 - SHOO ROT SHOO ROT - Multidisciplinary Art Event the Cat and Dog Night Club, Tel Aviv

September 2012 - Welcome to the Jungle. Group exhibition, Tent Gallery,  Edinburgh

August 2011 - Disposition, Solo Exhibition, The Artists' House gallery, Tel Aviv

May 2011 - Persona Art Festival, Contemporary art show, The Rag Factory, London, UK

May 2011 - Donkey Art Prize, Group exhibition, Via Tortona, Milan, Italy

No Name - Acrylic on canvas 70 x 50
The Non Conformist - Digital painting 70 x 50
Babylon - Acrylic on canvas 70 x 50
Lord Of The Queen - Digital painting 70 x 50

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Stina Engvall

"I think I am a very stubborn person and I don't finish a painting before I'm absolutely satisfied with the result."

The Lady with the Leopard Skin - Reverse glass painting, oil 80 x 80

"About four years ago I began to practice the complicated technique of reverse glass painting. In Finland, there is not even a decent word for this way of producing art. Through my mistakes, I hope I have achieved some skill, but with each new painting, I still discover a new aspect that I had not thought of before. It is possible to paint behind glass with acrylic colors, but I prefer oil, which has always been my favorite medium.

I have mostly used acrylic paint for the illustrations in my books. Besides art and music, writing is one of my passions, and by now I have published four books for children and three for adults.

In the small town of Kristinestad where I live, I run an art gallery. Here I organize different exhibitions every summer. For example, last summer I had an exhibition about Queen Kristina, who was the Queen of Sweden (and Finland) when Kristinestad was founded. I have also had exhibitions several times in Stockholm, Helsinki and many other towns in Finland.

Since 2016 I have participated in the most well known naivistic happening in Finland, which is held in Iittala every summer. In 2018 my paintings were accepted to the Art Naïve Festival in Katowice in Poland.

I find it difficult to place my own paintings in a certain genre, but I suppose they are a mixture of naïve, surrealistic art and phantasy. At least these kinds of art are the most inspiring to me. However, I do not think it is so important to put a label on a work of art."

Maestro - Reverse glass painting, oil 40 x 40
Meeting under the Apple tree - Reverse glass painting, oil 47 x 57
In the Garden of Freedom - Reverse glass painting, oil 37 x 48
The Conqueror - Reverse glass painting, oil 40 x 40

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Patricia Van Den Nieuwenhuijzen (Manzitti)

"I have been painting since I was 18 months old. I am a self-taught artist who is deeply in love with all that God has created, that which is tangible and that which I see through the eyes of inspiration. I also teach Mathematics and Statistics at University. Despite mathematics, art is my true love.”

Flower Garden - Oil on linen 91 x 91 x 3.8 cm

Patricia Manzitti was born and raised in Australia to Italian parents. A self-taught artist, over the years she has developed her artistic skills through a variety of mediums, including acrylics, pastels, oil, and charcoal but she prefers oil.

Her use of color gives life to her works as also a spirit of joy and love. Patricia has a particular and innate predisposition to tonal composure and overall vision. Her works allow a glimpse into her exclusive style that is original and valid in the artistic world.

Patricia paints to tell her relationship with nature and the world that inspires her, and a source of pleasant enchantment for the soul and source of infinite sensitivity. Through every one of her paintings there is never a complete detachment from reality; instead, she successfully bridges that which is transcendent and surreal with that which is real. In short, an integration of vision that touches the soul.

Over the past years Patricia has earned the respect and recognition by the Art world expressed by the wards she has so far received:

• Diego Velazquez trophy 2016

• David Bernini trophy 2016

• Palmo D’Oro Monaco 2014

• Rubens Award 2015

• 2014 Best Artist award, EA Editore

• Premio Conca d’oro 2014

• Roma Incontra Leonardo award 2014

• Vibrazioni del colore award 2014

• Contemporary Artist Recognition by Vittorio Sgarbi

• Personalized critique by Jose Dali 2015

• Special prize – Anna Frank

• 2018 Pablo Picasso Trophy

• European Master of Art 2019

Dancing Blooms - Mixed media on linen 60 x 50 x 3.8 cm
Tree of Life - Oil on linen 91 x 91 x 3.8 cm
Hybrid - Oil on linen 101 x 101 x 3.8 cm
Bush Forest - Oil on canvas 76 x 101 x 3.8 cm

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