Artwork that is as odd, jarring, raw, honest, and contemporary as it was several decades ago.
I stumbled across the witty street art of OakOak who is described on his website as “a french artist who likes to play with urban elements.”
Alyssa Monks has studied, taught, and exhibited art all around the world, but her paintings zoom in to capture intimate gestures and private moments.
Ric Camacho lives in New York City and his photographs capture the beauty and grit of the big apple’s diverse neighborhoods and colorful residents and visitors.
Born in 1962 in Minnesota, Jeffrey T. Larson creates classic oil paintings that transform everyday objects into lovely elegant images.
Sylvia Maier is a New York based artist who creates paintings of intimate scenes, moments captured in time.
Roberto Rizzo’s rock paintings are like an updated version of the old pet-rock trend.
Joan Linder creates large-scale quill pen and ink and ballpoint pen drawings filled with woven tactile imagery
Salustiano is an artist based in Seville, Spain who creates striking figurative paintings grouped into red, black, and white color-themed series.
It’s not surprising that Sakir Gokcebag has a Ph.D. in art, because his work is very smart. It’s also transformative.
Michael Carson graduated from the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Design and worked as a graphic artist before pursuing painting full-time.
Born in 1981, James Hutchinson is a British artist who creates textured and graphic pen and ink drawings and paintings.
Nacho Ormaechea is a Spanish artist and graphic designer working in Paris.
Niki Pilkington is a fashion illustrator based in Wales who creates drawings that pop with design and color
Jeff Colen has pursued his passion for photography, capturing a collection of striking and touching portraits and landscapes.
Ran Hwang, a Korean-born artist based in Brooklyn, creates elegant wall installations using ordinary objects from the fashion industry.
David uses traditional techniques to create sublime and subdued portraits.
Kevin Cyr paints trucks, vans, and cars with an almost photo realist attention to detail. Yet there’s something playful about the images, reminiscent of matchbox toy cars.
Here’s a collection of summer images courtesy of Flickr and the Creative Commons.
Luke Dixon is a 25 year old graphic artist and illustrator.
Zac Freeman is resourceful and inventive artist who creates expressive portraits out of recycled junk and found objects.
Jenny Scobel was born in 1955 in Ohio and now lives and works in New York City.
John Grade was born in 1970 in Minneapolis and currently lives and works in Seattle
Gubia’s work is completely engaging, beautifully rendered, odd slices of life.
My favorite season of the year is fall, but spring is here in New York and it’s crisp and beautiful.
Hirotoshi Itoh graduated from Tokyo National Fine Arts University in 1982 and later went into his family business as a stonemason.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom based artist Stephanie Rew started drawing as a child and has been creating figurative art ever since.
Pablo Guzman is a painter based in Medellin, Columbia who creates playful paintings that push the boundaries between the subject matter and the viewer.
Jason de Graaf was born in Montreal in 1971 and lives and works in Quebec, Canada.
Based in Nuremberg, Germany, Andreas Preis creates drawings, illustrations, and graphic designs, and is part of the Electropastet Collective.