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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Symona Colina

"Perspective is like a world to see and to see a world, in which it is often more important how we see than what we see."

Storm - Oil on canvas 100 x 90 cm

Symona Colina was  born in 1954 in Ridderkerk, The Netherlands and has been actively showing her work internationally, including in The Netherlands, the United States, Italy, Spain, Belgium, England, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France. Symona  lives and works in Italy. 

"My work is like the wind since the wind encloses all I can feel and touch. Enclosed by the wind is where transparency lies ahead and time is left behind. That is where I am in wonder."

Art has many interfaces with existence. It is all around in its countless disciplines. And nevertheless unlimited. The interfaces employed by Symona Colina in the visual arts chiefly tie in with: 'spatial perception, spatial thinking and contemplation.' Through which infinity apparently comes within reach.

Fairytales - Oil on canvas 100 x 90 cm
Aeronauts - Colored pencil on paper A3
Nightlight - Colored pencil on paper A3
Cinders - Oil on canvas 100 x 90 cm

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Jerome Chia-Horng Lin

"Art is a state of mind. Artworks showcase the vibration of my mind in a tangible way. They are the bridges connecting the external and internal world. For me, art is an excellent means to express my pondering about the universe. I explore my life using art as my main tool."

The initial heart - Oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm

Jerome Chia-Horng Lin uses oil paintings and animation as the primary tool for his art creation. He was awarded an Honorable Mention Award, Circle Foundation Artist of the Year Award 2017, Lyon, France; was a 2017 Awards Winner, Video Art section, in the "It’s Liquid" international contest 4th edition, Venice, Italy; received an Experimental Award from International Short Film Festival FENACO Cusco Perú. Jerome's animations were selected by more than a dozen international film festivals in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Hungry, USA etc. He has scheduled exhibitions in his native Taiwan, as well as the USA, UK and Italy. 

 

Education

MFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA

BFA National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei City, Taiwan

Pondering eggs in day and night - Oil on canvas 48 x 36 in.
There is no pole dancer in the subway - Oil on canvas 46 x 38 in.
The fight between the eagle and the dragon - Oil on canvas 150 x 60 cm
A moment of glancing back in the egg forest - Oil on canvas 32 x 24 in.

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Lukas Kandl

“Ce qui m’importe c’est de montrer des tableaux devant lesquels le spectateur attentif va s’installer, entrer en communion, faire sa propre promenade de rêve éveillé et s’habiller, ne serait-ce que pour un moment, d’une sensation rare, inhabituelle.”

“What matters to me is to show paintings in front of which the attentive spectator will settle down, enter into communion, take his own waking dream walk and dress, if only for a moment, in a rare, unusual sensation.”

Belphégor (La Fontaine Livre 12, Fable 27) - Oil on canvas 195 x 130 cm

Born in Prague, Czech Republic, in 1944, Lukas Kandl graduated from the Prague Academy of Fine Arts and now lives in France. From 2002 to 2020, Lukas lead the “Visionirique-étrange” group of the Salon Comparaisons which exhibited every year in the Grand Palais in Paris. In 2006, Kandl led the creation of the international movement “Libellule, Contemporary Renaissance”. Ever since, he has given an annual theme and format to the artists of Libellule and launched a new collection.

The group started the first show in the Grand Palais in Paris at the “Art Capital fair – salon Comparaisons” and then the collection was circulated worldwide.

In 2020, Kandl began a large Libellule project, titled "Tribute to La Fontaine"; to have all the La Fontaine fables reinterpreted by the Libellule artists (246 fables) ready for the 400th anniversary of this great poet (08/07/1621). The project was done on time and shown in three different locations in 2021. The project was published in three volumes which included all texts and images.

"On January 2016, I realized my 1000th painting. As I loved the La Fontaine Fables project so much, I decided to reinterpret all the La Fontaine's Fables by myself. My goal is to have a book edited with my interpretation of the 246 fables for my 80th birthday."

Lukas Kandl has a notable career spanning 80 solo shows and participation in more than 500  group exhibits. The recipient of numerous awards, including the Golden Palm in the Art Festival in Brussels (Belgium), the prize of the national council at the International Prize of Monte-Carlo (Monaco), First Place Award at the Art Festival of Osaka (Japan) as well as a  Prize by the European Foundation. Lukas Kandl has been elected as a member of the exclusive Copley Society in Boston (U.S.A.) and promoted Commander in orders of the European Star, as well as Chevalier du Tastevin at the Clos de Vougeot in Burgundy (France). In June 2019, Kandl received the Gold Medal of the A.S.L. “Arts Sciences and Letters” Academy.

Les Animaux malades de la peste (La Fontaine Livre 7, Fable 1) - Oil on canvas 170 x 245 cm
Vertumnus couronné (Tribute to Arcimboldo) - Oil on canvas 195 x 130 cm
Gardien d'un inaccessible trésor - Oil on canvas 180 x 300 cm
Cheval à la rose magique - Oil on canvas 80 x 60 cm

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Eberhard Marx

“I paint what I see. Things connect in the head and have to come out on the canvas. Art movements, styles and current tastes are basically irrelevant to me! For me painting is passion, life experience and ability, nothing more and nothing less.”

SETI - Oil on cotton canvas 60 x 50 cm

German artist, Eberhard Marx was born in 1951 in Dresden where he grew up. From 1968 to 1970, Marx worked as a ship electrician at VEB Warnowwerft Warnemünde. From 1970 to 1973 he did military service at the Volksmarine, 6th flotilla. Marx began training as a painter in 1979 in a cycle of studies that lasted until 1983 with Mentor Karlheinz Kuhn, Rostock. In 1981-3 he studied in Wismar with Alfred Heth and from 1983 to 1986 he did studies at the College of Applied Arts, Heiligendamm with  Prof. Heinz Wodzicka and Prof. Fritz Eisel. He went on to study at the University of Art and Design Halle Burg Giebichenstein until 1993. Since 2005, the artist has resided in Sinzig am Rhein.

Solanum Tuberosum - Oil on painting board 40 x 30 cm
Red Mask and the Wolf - Oil on cotton canvas 50 x 40 cm
Small Water Music - Oil on cotton canvas 50 x 40 cm
Pedigree - Oil on cotton canvas 50 x 40 cm

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Patrick Webb

"I first discovered the humorous and serious figure of Punchinello in the work of G.D.Tiepolo and realized that Punchinello could become the protagonist for my contemporary narratives. My Punchinello is distinctly different — slimmer without the hump, driven by his sexual appetite and search for self."

Covid: Home Together House of Cards - Oil and metal leaf 48 x 24 in.

Select Grants & Awards

2020 First Place Award "Covid Dreams”, Artavita Competition (Artavita.com) 

2016 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship

2004,8,11,15,19 PRATT Institute Faculty Development Grant

2007 MTA Arts for Transit Finalist

1998 Thomas B. Clarke Award in Painting, National Academy Museum

1995 and 1989 Ingram Merrill Award in Painting

1992 Art Matters Inc. Fellowship

1984,6,8 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

 

Solo Exhibitions

2020  PUNCHINELLO STORIES, Ray Wiggs Gallery  Provincetown, MA

2020  PUNCHINELLO IN CRISIS, Leslie-Lohman Project Space, NYC NY

2019 THE TINKER TAILOR PAINTINGS, an installation of 62 paintings in honor of Stonewall 50

Pfizer Building Brooklyn NY

2018 WHAT MAKES THE ENGINE GO, IPTAR exhibition space, NYC NY

2018 AT HOME WITH PUNCHINELLO, Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown MA

2016 PAINTINGS, Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown MA

2015 TINKER TAILOR SERIES I & II, The Painting Center, NYC, NY

2014 FIRE! Rice Polack Gallery Provincetown MA

2013 LOVE’S PROGRESS: 1989-2013, The Painting Center, NYC, NY

2012 ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT, The Painting Center, NYC, NY

2012 PAINTINGS, Rice Polack Gallery Provincetown MA

2011 NIGHT & DAY, Julie Heller Gallery Provincetown MA

2010 PUNCHINELLO AS OTHER, The Painting Center, NYC, NY

2008 25 YEARS OF WORK, Provincetown Art Museum, Provincetown, MA

2007 PROVINCETOWN-NEW YORK, Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown

2005 CHEAT, Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2003 HOME, Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2002 PUNCHINELLO’S CITY, CJG Projects, NYC, NY

2001 PUNCHINELLO YOUNG, Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA

1999 IN NEW YORK WITH PUNCHINELLO, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

1999 PUNCHINELLO UNDRESSED, Julie Heller Gallery, Ptown, MA

1998 PUNCHINELLO WORKS OUT (PWO). Cortland Jessup Gallery, NYC

1996 PUNCHINELLO GOES WEST, Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA

1995 PUNCHINELLO IN AMERICA, 55 Mercer Gallery, NYC, NY

Covid Fo;eu Square - Oil and metal leaf on linen 54 x 66 in.
Swimming Hole: Plunge - Oil on linen 60 x 60 in.
Swimming Hole: Family Outing - Oil on linen 60 x 60 in.
Covid Flatiron Wait - Oil and metal leaf on linen 24 x 72 in.

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Kristen Eisenbraun

"The paintings I create use mythology to tell the story of the relationship between people and nature. This important relationship is often lost today. My paintings act as a Bridgeway between modern society and the planet that sustains us."

Tempest - Oil on linen 20 x 16 in.

Kristen Eisenbraun’s paintings explore the relationship between people and nature. In each painting, she immerses a unique human figure into a beautiful and mysterious landscape. The relationship that is created between an individual and their outdoor surroundings becomes very emotional. Art viewers will feel the connection to the figure in the painting and desire to be part of that beautiful and surreal atmosphere created by nature. Each viewer will have a unique relationship with Kristen’s paintings but as they stand before each artwork, they all share the desire to leave the mundane behind, step out of doors and experience the extraordinary.

Kristen's paintings are developed in her imagination. Her inspiration comes from people she passes on the street or of the many magical phenomena created by mother nature. She uses oil paint on stretched linen to express her ideas and create stunning pieces of art that can be recognized as her own.

Kristen's unique perspective and incredible technical skills have been widely celebrated. Southwest Art Magazine named Kristen as one of the top young artists to watch and Highlight Hollywood declared her as one of the Best Contemporary American Artists.

Kristen Eisenbraun believes every individual old and young has an uncommon beauty and it is her greatest privilege to have the ability to express their unique soul in paint.

The Tree of Life - Oil on linen 18 x 24 in.
The Book of Animals - Oil on linen 24 x 36 in.
The Rocking Horse - Oil on linen 18 x 24 in.
Domina Silvarum - Oil on linen 24 x 36 in.

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Picturewall

Same Place - Different Time 100 x 70 cm

Peter Wall aka Picturewall was born in 1962 in Aschersleben, Germany and is a trained Electrician. In 1993 he completed a seminar at the Parisian ABC ArtSchool’s Seminar in Drawing and Painting and in 2004 he graduated in Graphic Design from SGD Darmstadt. Wall now lives with his wife and children in Reinstedt and actively exhibits his unique paintings in group and solo shows through Germany.

Thimblerigger - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Black Hole - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Pilgrim dream - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
Headbirths - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm

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Francesca O’Malley

"The ethos of our times is bound up with technology which affects us on a daily basis. The reach of technology, our connection to other realities through screens and the internet effects our perceptions. Advances in tech and science make this moment unlike any other time in history."

Devil Trails - Acrylic on canvas 18 x 27 in.

"Growing up in New York was a real benefit. I attended the Brooklyn Museum Art School as a child, and also studied piano into my twenties. I attended Pratt Institute and ultimately earned a Master's degree in painting. After my graduate studies were complete, I found myself in the publishing world, which was friendly to women. I designed books and finally earned my current title Art/Design Director. I am grateful for this experience and exposure to technological tools, and software, which now help me in making art. My marriage to a scientist has been the source of many interesting conversations concerning the nature of reality, the multiverse, and so on. These discussions help to inform my current work in which I explore space and dimension, light, symbol, and the human figure, often placing these things in contradiction to each other. I tend to work in series and often use images appropriated from NASA or satellite maps reconstituted as backgrounds—sometimes chosen for their beauty, or just as random geographic locations. We can be virtually anywhere thanks to technology. Graphic or typographic glyphs are also incorporated at times, adding another layer of interest and meaning."

Madagascar NE - Acrylic on canvas 16 x 24 in.
Hellas Planitia - Acrylic on canvas 18 x 27 in.
Wyoming NW - Acrylic on canvas 16 x 24 in.
Draa - Acrylic on canvas 18 x 27 in.

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Roland Reinert

"My intention in my art is to paint and compose out of my imagination in order to express my thoughts and my view of the world and the human existence."

Reflections - Acrylic on canvas 60 x 50 cm

Swiss painter, Roland Reinert was born in 1951 and has had solo shows in his native country and group participation in Italy, Paris, Denmark. He has been published in a variety of international art magazines and books and was the recipient of the 2nd Prize in Artavita Contest selected for publication on the back cover of "Important World artists Vol.4"

 

Select Awards

Best Modern and Contemporary Artist 2016

Best Modern and Contemporary Artist 2017

Best Artist of the Year 2019

The Island - Acrylic on canvas 70 x 90 cm
Illusion of Freedom - Acrylic on canvas 50 x 70 cm
The Ignorant and the Fool - Acrylic on canvas 70 x 80 cm
Blowin’ in the Wind - Acrylic on canvas 60 x 70 cm

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