Jose Luis Quinones

Contemporary artist's Jose Luis Quinones' passion for perfection and artistic ability combine for an exciting blend of dazzling colors and the illusion of a three-dimensional surface. His oversized paintings are shaped on the outer edge to conform to the object which enhances the idea of realism.

POP ART, ZERO CALORIES - Oil on canvas D. 52 in. $15,000

"I was born in Yauco, Puerto Rico and moved with my family to Ohio as a young child. My passion for realism lead me to pursue my career in fine art. I completed my Art Education at Cooper School of Art and the Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.

My oil paintings were originally based on a series of objects from my father’s small grocery store. I was fascinated with painting objects, and soon the backgrounds became unimportant to me, so I let the gallery walls serve that purpose. I shaped the canvas to fit the contour of the object involved.

Like Rosenquist, I had painted mural size billboards for an outdoor media company for many years. Constantly painting on such a large scale had influenced the size of my artwork. I found that size was a significant factor on the impact of the viewer. I was also captivated by the abstract quality of something so large when observed up close. My paintings are done in oils and hand brushed to look like it is created with an airbrush technique.

Recently, I am in the process of investigating paintings shaped in a circular format. I still strive for a three-dimensional feeling even though the painting is a flat surface.  My fascination with realism and the shaped canvas will enable me to envision many new and intriguing paintings. It will be interesting to see how far I can manipulate the shaped facade to create a two-dimensional surface into a three-dimensional illusion of genuine excitement!"

EGGS IN THE ROUND - Acrylic on canvas D. 52 in. $18,000
CAMPBELL S TOMATO JUICE- Oil on canvas 48 x 60 in. $18,000
SMASHED SCHMIDTZ - Oil on canvas 60 x 80 in. $23,000
DUBBLE BUBBLE - Oil on canvas D. 52 in. $15,000

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Kathy Brady

“SEE THE WORLD AROUND YOU DIFFERENTLY”

Bridge - Digital photograph 16 x 20 in.

American photographer Kathy Brady’s work has won multiple awards and has appeared in physical and online galleries including “Shoot the Frame’s Shoot the Wild”, “Fusion Art” in Palm Springs, CA, “1650 Gallery” in Los Angeles, CA, “The Gallery in the Park” at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Westchester, NY, “Gallery MC” in New York City, “Colors of Humanity Art Gallery,” "Light Space Time,” “Confluence Art Gallery,”  and “Green Door Art Gallery” in St. Louis, MO.  Kathy has also been published in Wildlife Photography World, a UK magazine.

Kathy is a “Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wild View” Top Contributor and has been featured several times.  She is also a Curator for “View Bug” and has had her photos displayed several times on their opening page and on their Wall of Fame.  Kathy has been invited many times to write for “View Bug’s Behind the Lens” series for their blog and social media.  She has been a finalist in numerous “View Bug” international contests and is in their top 10% of popular photographers.  Today she lives and works between the Bronx, NY and Catskill Mountains, NY.

Humpback Breach - Digital photograph 16 x 20 in.
Gray Wolf - Digital photograph 16 x 20 in.
Clash of the Titans - Digital photograph 16 x 20 i
Lion Licking - Digital photograph 16 x 20 in.

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Jon Bøe Paulsen

"I consider myself an artist belonging to the group of New Realists where the human being is looked upon in a new light and painted strongly figuratively. The meaning of Clair Obscure, in Italian chiaroscuro, is light in the darkness. Less light, less colour."

The Poison Game - Oil on canvas 100 x 140 cm

"Don't be too tough with your pencil when you draw. Not too much information when you catch the line. Do not underestimate your audience".

Norwegian painter, Jon Bøe Paulsen was born in 1958 and lives in Oslo. His resume includes the following notable awards and accolades: • 2018 8th Annual Figurative Art Exhibition. LightSpace & Time. 2nd and 4th place "Overall Category" • 2018 Top 100 Award "Artist of the Year" Circle Foundation Lyon, France • 2016 Finalist The Fall NOAPS International online Exhibit for the painting "Notorious" • 2016 First Prize Winner IGOA (International Gallery of the Arts) the competition "No Theme" for the painting "Notorious" • 2014 Artavita 10th Competition, 1st Place Award • 2013 BoldBrush Competition, Winner of the Class,"Romeo & Juliet"

His atmospheric paintings carry strong emotional realms from the artist’s brush to the viewer's imagination. The dramatic play between light and dark and the dominance of darkness create a mystical aura, lending a feeling of anticipation. Paulsen’s paintings are like scenes from crime novels with characters that display complex psychologies and the viewer is left with a lot of space to contemplate what came before and what is about to happen.

The Trespasser - Oil on canvas 73 x 86 cm
Portrait Of Two Souls - Oil on canvas 77 x 70 cm
Beneath The Facade - Oil on canvas 70 x 100 cm
Dead Ringer - Oil on canvas 46 x 42 cm

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Jingfeng Li

From Beijing, China, Li Jingfeng 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’s pen and ink paintings are mainly based on figurative realism and are rich in detailed expressions. He has won many awards in European and American realistic painting competitions. In Li’s work,  the pens are used to draw rich levels and textures. There are two kinds of realistic pen and ink paintings, one is pure black ink, and the other is colored ink. Both of them are drawn with a pen or a fountain pen and drawn in a lump sum, but they are also represented by signature pens, needle pens, and gel pens.

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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Kexin Di

“In my oil painting technique, I am inspired by Rembrandt’s works to catch the color of light. With the classical skill of cover to dye, painting can be powerful by layering oil colors decorously. Meanwhile, I often use color directly, like modern painters, combining them together."

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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Celia Carl Anderson

“Often with sociopolitical overtones, Anderson uses images, particularly the human form, to express ideas, emotions, and to make people think. Here she elevates the ordinary to the extraordinary forcing us to see value we miss when focusing our attention on the rich and famous.”

Pizza Perfection - Acrylic on canvas w/gold leaf 24 x 36 in.

Celia Carl Anderson, Associate Professor of Art (Retired) grew up in the Willamette Valley in Oregon and moved to Alaska in 1979 where she maintains a studio in Kenai.  She holds a BA Degree in Fine Arts from Oregon State University, an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Fine Arts, Arts Education & Anthropology) from Oregon College of Education and an MFA in Illustration from Syracuse University.  Anderson taught Visual Arts for 10 years at Mat-Su College and for 10 years at Kenai Peninsula College, both in Alaska.  She then directed the Visual Art Program at Kenai Peninsula College and campus gallery from 2002 until her retirement in 2013. Anderson’s great love is figurative painting in any medium or mix of media. Her work is infused with intense energy and always expressive.

Quality in Café - Acrylic on canvas w/gold leaf 24 x 36 in.
Integrity in Toil - Acrylic on canvas w/gold leaf 36 x 48 in.
Wisdom in Craft - Acrylic on canvas w/gold leaf 24 x 36 in.
Light in the Clinic - Acrylic on canvas w/gold leaf 24 x 30 in.

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Evgenya Severskaya

"I want to express my delight for being and the feeling when you realize that you are, you live. So you can act and manage the part of the world that is adjacent to you, you can increase the beauty of the world, participate in its construction."

Nymphs (detail) - Oil on canvas

“I have painted since childhood for fun. At 15 years old I left school for College and then University. Just after graduating I had a question "What to do". I want to notice that the moments of consciousness were when I heard the lectures of some teachers and adult students, and saw the masterpieces in museums. Also, we had to practice copying museum paintings. But the reason for doing what I do and more importantly my technique, I developed in the recent years. Now I am 25. I paint commissioned pictures and teach people drawing - this is my income, and by this, I help people to realize their dreams, and I like it. I try to create paintings where I can express my feelings of reality and freedom, and share them with others. The same goes for both commissions and my own paintings. The work must be honest. I like to create realistic paintings from life and mystic paintings by fantasy and science. My inspiration is - masterpieces of old masters, contemporary art, and music.”

Arousal - Oil on canvas 130 x 70 cm
The Mouse - Oil on canvas 95 x 70 cm
Oasis - Oil on cardboard 24,5 x 25 cm
Asters - Oil on paper 32 x 55 cm

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Mark David Lloyd

Mark David Lloyd is a British contemporary artist who exhibits internationally. He works predominantly in painting but also in other disciplines. His work has been described as; meta-modernist, post post-modernist, and nascent. 

Pain of Memory - Oil acrylic spray paint on canvas 170 x 140 cm

UK artist, Mark David Lloyd holds a Master of Art Degree from Winchester School of Art and a Bachelor of Art Degree from Falmouth School of Art. He lives and works in Bournemouth, UK. He uses a variety of media including painting, sculpture, digital photography, installation, drawing and printmaking to produce his contemporary works.

Eternal Singularity - Oil acrylic spray paint ash on canvas 180 x 150 cm
OMG; Oh My God Its Full Of Stars - Oil acrylic enamel spray paint ash on canvas
Eternal Singularity VI - Oil acrylic spray paint ash on canvas 180 x 150 cm
God of Biomechanics - Oil acrylic enamel spray paint ash on canvas 170 x 150 cm

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Nina Tokhtaman Valetova

“The relationship between ancient cultures, mythologies, fantasy, metaphysics, and philosophy.”

Dark Matter

Originally from South Urals in Russia, Nina Tokhtaman Valetova is a New York-based American-Russian artist. Holding a Master's degree in Art from University BGPU in Ufa, she has been working as a painter since 1982. Nina was an award winner in 2009 of Premio ALBA 2009 Certificate and Medal, Casa Editrice Alba, Ferrara, Italy. In 2012 she got a Diploma for high professionalism and personal contribution to the development of modern art, International Art Academy, Moskva (Moscow), Russia. Many of her paintings are in public and private collections in Russia, United States, in Denmark, Germany.

Nina's works explore the relationship between ancient cultures, mythologies,  fantasy, metaphysics, and philosophy. The theme of metaphysical realism, visionary art, fantasy art has been very well presented in oil paintings and digital artworks by Nina Tokhtaman Valetova. Experiments with color, composition, and dimension make paintings enigmatic and paradoxical. Her works have philosophical depth.

Valetova is represented by Amasin Art Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA and RoGallery, New York, USA. She has exhibited in China, the USA, Italy, Austria and Russia.

Summer Night
Dream Destroyer
Takeoff
Flower of Immortality

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Bill E. Anderson

"Self-portraits fill my folio not for narcissism's sake, but for the fact that I am the cheapest model I know. All my work (landscapes, portraits, figures) express narratives that emote socio-political concerns which I believe is the primary fuel for the work."

Speechless - Gouache, watercolor, acrylic 22 x 30 in.

Born and raised in NYC, Bill E. Anderson majored in Animation at NYCHS of Art & Design. He worked as a Commercial Artist and took classes at School of Visual Arts. He acquired a BFA at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque majoring in Printmaking and an MFA at University of California, Santa Barbara. He taught Studio Art/Design and Filmmaking in high schools and colleges and after retiring he has been able to focus full time on his personal practice, producing and exhibiting work. Bill lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.

ONSECONDTHOUGHT - Gouache, watercolor, acrylic 22 x 30 in.
Commuter #6 - Gouache, watercolor, pen&ink 22 x 30 in.
Unsurity - Gouache, watercolor, acrylic 5 x 3 ft.
Acuity - Gouache, watercolor, acrylic 16 x 26 in.

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