Alexandra Kordas

"Between heaven and hell, life and death, joy and pain - my artworks address the rift between redemption and damnation. My art comes from the depths of my soul and doesn’t need to be constructed. For me, it is essential that my work points the finger at the wounds of society and the injuries of humans."

Das Kreuz ( The Cross) - Canvas with photoprint, acrylics and mixed media 220 cm x 150 cm

"I created my first piece of art 2018 and have not put down my brush ever since. I suddenly felt a deep desire to become artistically active and listened to my inner voice. From that moment on, I never stopped. The inspiration of my work comes deep out of my soul."

Alexandra Kordas lives and works in Germany and creates art in a variety of media and disciplines.

Gathering In Hell - Installation with mixed media 80 x 80 x 30 cm
The Grave - Canvas with acrylic and mixed media 70 x 70 x 30 cm
Der Weihnachtsbaum ( Christmas Tree ) - Christmas tree, doll, knife, chains, nails decoration 220 cm
Noch einmal lieben (Falling in love one more time) - Canvas with acrylic and mixed media 100 x 100 cm

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Adrian Flaherty

“In order to make progress, there is only nature, and the eye is turned through contact with her.”- Paul Cezanne

Prayer - String and oil and acrylic Paint on canvas 59.5 x 84 cm

"I am a Londoner who graduated from the University of the Arts London in 2016 since which time I have exhibited several times in London and in Venice, have taken part in many online exhibitions and appeared in several online and printed magazines.

My "Home-Works" project developed at the same time as the debates over Brexit were being formed. However, since completing my degree course my work has moved away from this more introverted, self-improvement way of working to one where I have also been addressing the need to make connections to others and to work. This was the basis of the project producing paintings in response to each bridge along the River Thames (currently up to the edge of London). This project also developed the ideas around the question of where is home and led to ideas of what makes up someone's personality in some of my paintings of figures.

I have worked across a variety of media, but am now concentrating on paintings with chance processes often incorporated, for example in my Thames project contrasting the flows of the river in London with the structures of the bridges expressing the juxtaposition between nature and the man-made and the chaos/order of city life.

I am at the early stages of another project walking the coastal paths along the west coast of England producing paintings of beaches and cliffs again representing the unpredictability and structure of the nature of coastal erosion, tides, etc. The use of chance to form the basis of the paintings is often offset against more detailed and purposeful aspects as the painting takes on a life of its own, almost."

The Beach and the Cliffs IX - oil and acrylic on board 116 x 78.5 cm
Kingston Bridge - oil and acrylic on canvas 76 x 50.5 cm
Kingston Railway Bridge - oil and acrylic on wood 122.5 x 61 cm
London Bridge - Concrete and oil and acrylic on canvas 102 x 76.5 cm

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Carl Owen

“There is a knife’s edge between order and chaos, style and ability, realism and abstraction. There is something deep inside us that instinctively knows and desires ownership of objects of beauty. After all words are spent, the art must stand alone. To make that object of beauty is my life quest.”

Rhapsody of Chaos - Pallet knife oil on canvas 36 x 48 in.

American artist, Carl Owen has had many roles in life. He has earned an A.A. degree in applied arts, a B.A. in psychology and an M.A. in correctional counseling. He has received several awards of achievement throughout his life careers. Among all the awards received while employed, he considers the award for writing and directing an administrative bulletin for the California Department of Corrections that actually saved lives and a New Mexico Corrections Department policy and procedure that brought the Mental Health Bureau treatment practices into policy compliance within 90 days as the most important ones.

Carl has been a marine, a steelworker, a correctional officer, lieutenant, counselor, court liaison officer, drug treatment program designer/director, senior trainer at UCSD, an adjunct professor and an Assistant Mental Health Bureau Chief for the New Mexico Corrections Department. Given the above-mentioned life roles, Carl Owen is an artist. He has always been an artist and shall always be an artist. His first painting was done on Christmas day after receiving his first art set at age four. His last painting has not yet been produced. Carl's artistic approach considers that there is a knife’s edge between order and chaos, between style and ability, between realism and abstraction. He believes there is something deep inside that instinctively knows, appreciates and desires ownership of objects of beauty. After all words, excuses and rationale vanish, it is the work of art alone commanding the viewer to accept or reject it. His efforts are aimed at making a work of art that commands attention. This is his life’s quest.

Eternal Beauty II - Brush work oil on canvas 24 x 36 in.
Bare Foot Dancer - Brush work oil on canvas 18 x 24 in.
Grand Canyon IV - Pallet knife & Brush work oil on canvas 30 x 40 in.
Gaia - Brush work oil on canvas 16 x 20 in.

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Carlos Abraham

Carlos Abraham studied Photography at the CIF Inauguración Puebla Mex, HCP and ICP, USA. He is in the permanent collection of the National Photo Library of the INAH at the City of Pachuca Mexico and has participated in events in 2017 such as September Photo and 3rd CMUCH Biennial inauguración Mexico.

Love and Friendship - Photograph 16 x 16 in.

Carlos Abraham's work was exhibited in 2017 at the September Photo and 3rd CMUCH Biennial in Mexico and published in APERO Art Catalog April 2021. He received an Honorable Mention in ArtRoom Gallery online "Botanicals" and "Nature" and Merit Award "Animals", Spectrum Brooklyn, New York art fair with artistic excellence in 2021.

Carlos has exhibited at the Chopo University Museum in Mexico City in 2005, where he participated with photographs in cyanotype. He also participated in the Instituto Cultural Arte AC, in the city of Monterrey, and several galleries and museums in Mexico as well as in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  His photographs are in the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of Santiago de Querétaro, in the Instituto Cultural Arte AC of the City of Monterrey, in the CIF of the City of Puebla, and in the National Photo Library of the INAH at the City of Pachuca. In addition, Carlos Abraham has studied at the Houston Center for Photography in Texas, and The International Center of Photography in New York in the United States.

Mourir en rouge - Photograph 16 x 20 in.
The King David - Photograph 16 x 20 in.
Red - Photograph 16 x 20 in.
King of hearts - Photograph 16 x 20 in.

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Gerd Zimmermann

Gerd Zimmermann feels connected to well-known painters, according to Josef Albers (German painter, art theorist and pedagogue), who said: “All art is or was modern, challenging and new in its time, pointing to the constant change in seeing and feeling." Zimmerman essentially follows this point of view.

... in Gedanken - Lock down for ever? - Oil and acrylic on canvas 80 x 80 cm

If Gerd Zimmerman's pictures appear concrete, representational and direct at the beginning, then on further discussion one recognizes complexity that refuses to be quickly deciphered. Zimmermann's range is wide and he does not just focus on one topic, medium or technique. He received his training by studying at the FA School, Amsterdam, Osdorp. Artists like Albert Dorne and Norman Rockwell shaped the school's foundations and advances.

Fonts, posters and set construction in commercial graphics were areas of working Zimmernman's early days. He worked for a Dutch company for many years with a parent company in Sweden. His intention remains "landscape painting", showing nature and technology in abstraction or in combination with collages or in the style of the North German realists, executed in oil or acrylic. New media, such as digital art, movable works of art, metal and canvas in connection with Epox, challenge not only him, but also the viewer. In 2010, Gerd participated in the summer painting weeks in Saxon, Switzerland in Bad Schandau. There he worked and hiked on the "Malerweg" of Caspar David Friedrich. In 2011, he participated in the  “Hungry Wolf” competition with Artists' Colony.

Discover More II - Acrylic-Pouring on canvas 50 x 40 cm
..cold Moonlit Night - Oil and acrylic with structure 70 x 70 cm
Red Dot Art I - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 50 cm
Discover More IV - Acrylic-Pouring on canvas 50 x 40 cm

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Kaeko Mizutani

"I create drawings that project the introversion which continues within my personal darkness and a universal motif which embraces what humans respect and fear, such as moths and internal organs. Eros is essential to life, and I find beauty in all surrounding creatures."

Tango japonais - Pen, brush and black ink on paper 455 x 310 mm

Born in 1969, Osaka, Japan, Kaeko Mizutani is largely self-taught and began his practice in 1994.

 

Solo Exhibitions

1992.Nov./Rib of the moon, Awakening of the pupa/ Gallery field in Kyoto

1995.Mar./Fimale Voice/gallery View in Osaka

1999.Feb./Another perspective/gallery field in Kyoto

2000.Jan./Vague outline/gallery field in Kyoto

2003.Dec./Corruption and Pleasure /gallery Ami in Osaka

2005.Apr./Rondo of Memory/a-space newnew in Hyogo

2006.May/Utopia/gallery Paraiso in Osaka

2011.Oct./My Moth Story/gallery Paraiso in Osaka

2014.June/True Black/SELF-SO art gallery in Kyoto

2019.Nov./Solo Exhibition/Maison de la Nouvelle Aquitaine in Paris, France

2019.Dec/Alchemy/gallery B-dama in Osaka

 

Two-person shows

2003.Jul./Winder(+ Takayuki Tomoi/space SOU in Osaka, Japan

2011.Sep./Melancholia Omnibus/ Amane-dou gallery in Osaka, Japan

2014.Oct./Retina of Prepato(+ Naomi Uehata/ Variete HONROKU in Tokyo, Japan

2015.May/48 Erotic Styles(+ Eiko Kamiyama/ART COMPLEUCE in Paris, France

2016.Dec/Monochrome Stroll/gallery Paraiso in Osaka, Japan

2018.May/Eternal Forest(+ Yuki Sato, Gallery I in Kyoto, Japan

 

Group Exhibits

Numerous shows Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo, Singapore, New York and Paris.

 

Commercial projects

2019./2012 Vintage Wine Label/Domaine de Viaud/Bordeaux, France

 

Awards

2021, January The 4th BLACK & WHITE Finalist, Art Room Gallery (Online gallery)

2021, February The 5th ANNUAL BLACK & WHITE Finalist, Fusion Art Gallery (USA/CA)

Gymnopedie - Pen, brush and black ink on paper 100 x 148 mm
Theft - Pen, brush and black ink on paper 148 x 100 mm
Temptation to Fall - Pen, brush and black ink, watercolor on paper 100 x 148 mm
Spirits in the dark - Pen, brush and black ink, watercolor on paper 148 x 100 mm

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Walter Hisey

"I have a set of five prophetic cloud photographs that have not been altered in any way. The clouds did not dissipate before I was blessed to get photographs of them. It is now my God-given mission to display them."

Michael Defeats the Dragon - Photograph 11 x 14 in.

“My name Walter "Butch" Hisey. I am an outdoorsman and very aware of my surroundings which makes my photography unique. My father was an artist and I inherited his eye for beauty. I am retired and found photography to be an enriching pastime. I recently started taking photographs of clouds. To my amazement, I saw biblical scenes and characters and found them to be prophetic. I was guided to circle-arts on the internet; this was absolutely God's timing. What better way to share the photos God had given me?

I know it is for his glory, not mine that they be seen by all  I have been into photography a little less than 6 years, with my work being exhibited at the following shows in Virginia; The Shenandoah County Government Building and the Shenandoah County Art Show, SHEN MoCA, 7 East Gallery as Artist of the month, and the Government Art Show in McLean, VA. Competitions outside Virginia to include,: I was a finalist in the Art Room Gallery "Skies Art Exhibition"., and recently received a Certificate of Excellence from Circle Arts for Spectrum/Brooklyn Art Fair contest."

Harvest Angel-The Rapture - Photograph 11 x 14 in.
Father Time - Photograph 11 x 14 in.
Jesus will appear in clouds - Photograph 11 x 14 in.
Woman Clothed With Sunlight - Photograph 11 x 14 in.

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Betty Cox

"Other artists work along with color, texture, dimension and the whimsy of my creations, when I can add the macabre."

All Knowing - Beading/mixed media 20 x 12 x 4 in

“I was a professional cellist, became an RN and a Certified Nurse Midwife. I create colorful, macabre artwork. I have exhibited nationally and internationally, along with exhibiting and art and bead competition.s. Bead embroidery allows me to use other mediums that express my ideas. Currently teaching, exhibiting and practicing as a Certified Nurse Midwife.”

I Can See You Clearly Now - Beading/mixed media 9 x 8 x 6 in.
My Life As The Midwife - Beading/mixed media 24 x 18 x 4.5 in.
Allies Feast - Bead embroidery 16 x 10 x 8 in.
A Cellists Dream World - Beading/mixed media 28 x 18 x 5 in.

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Tiziana Mazziotto

"My artistic inspiration is drawn from the natural patterns and effects created by the inevitable decay of man-made and natural surfaces all around us. These patterns and textures when observed with the artistic eye, exhibit the organic and ever-changing beauty present in nature."

Sallie's view - Acrylic on canvas 60 x 36 in.

Born in Italy, Tiziana Mazziotto trained as a set artist in her native Naples and has spent the past 20 years fostering a career in the theatre and film industries.

"Fascinated by weathering and aging techniques, I have also employed my skills in my own artwork, simulating a variety of surfaces, textures and effects reflecting inspiration I find in the everyday world.”

Tiziana Mazziotto has lived in the United States for 20 years, including in CT and KY working as a Scenic Artist/Scenic Charge in some of the major regional theaters in the country. Eight years ago, Tiziana decided to move to New York City to take up a job in the tv and film industry. She now lives in Brooklyn with her husband.

Grafton Loop Trail, Maine - Oil on canvas 8 x 10 in.
The Grain Terminal - Oil on canvas 16 x 20 in.
135 Van Brunt Street - Oil on canvas 16 x 20 in.
The Water Tower - Concrete, plaster and acrylic on board 48 x 36 in.

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Wijnand Vlok Art

“My works are snapshots of what inspires me during travels and walks. Every day I discover new beautiful shapes and colors. Flowers, landscapes and animals are an endless source of inspiration. The illustrations and objects are figurative with zoomed-in details and simplified shapes.”

Flamingo Quadruple - Digital illustration 4 prints 40 x 60 cm per set (Total size 80 x 120 cm)

Dutch artist, Wijnand Vlok works as a designer, illustrator and painter. Born in Utrecht, he studied at Graphic School, Utrecht and Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam. The artist accepts commissions.

"My works are snapshots of what inspires me during travels and walks. I record those fragments digitally, on canvas and in objects. Every day I discover new beautiful shapes and colors. Flowers, landscapes and animals are an endless source of inspiration.

My work in the Caribbean is colorful. In Europe, the seasons inspire with more subdued colors and special skies.  The illustrations and objects are figurative with a nod to abstraction and pop art, with zoomed-in details and simplified shapes.  The paintings are zoomed-in shapes from nature painted with pallete knives."

Colorful dinner - Digital illustration 100 x 200 cm and 50 x 100 cm
Poppy - Acrylic with palette knives 120 x 100 x 2 cm
Autumn - Acrylic with palette knives 100 x 150 x 4 cm
Silent Flight installation - Digital illustration, The laser-cut shapes are attached to the wall in layers Various sizes available

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