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Name of Artist Country Artist's Website Artist's Work (photo)
June Ponte United States Portraits in charcoal and oil paints by June Ponte.
June’s early memories are of a home filled with her mother’s art. She was 7 years old when her mom died, and the loss changed her life. The artwork her mother left behind became a way for the child artist to connect with her dead mother. June was sent to live with her devoutly religious grandmother, and raised in a traditional Portuguese household.

The young artist was fascinated by tales of Grandfather Joao, who drew schooners with pen and turquoise ink on grandmother’s white linen tablecloths. Stories of Great-Aunt Mary who sprinkled a mixture of herbs around the outside of her home at midnight to ward off evil spirits, and stories of her mom who saw the future in tea leaves, impressed the young artist.

June’s ancestors from Madeira were known for their creative eccentricities. They would don each other's clothing and put on plays in their home for the local villagers. Family, art and mysticism played a major part in June’s spiritual and creative growth.

The first drawing she remembers creating was of her dog. She was nine years old, and used the charcoal from a burnt matchstick on the inside of a matchbook cover.

She creates everything from realistic charcoal and oil portraits to fantasy paintings of anthro animals with underlying themes of anti-war sentiment. The artwork is laced with mystic symbolism, evolving from her work as a spiritual medium.

June's work has appeared in the legendary Now Gallery, NYC; The Window Box Gallery, NYC; O-Roe Electric Art Space, Hoboken; City Without Walls, Newark, NJ; True Fakes Gallery, NYC, and the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Gallery in Newton, NJ. She has written and illustrated a series of nine children’s craft books, "Fun and Simple State Crafts",published by Enslow Publishers.

The artist lives in an 1860s era farmhouse nestled in the Kittatinny Mountains of northwestern New Jersey. Her studio looks out over the calm, flowing waters of the Paulinskill River.
Love Custom Art United Kingdom Custom Art
http://www.lovecustomart.com
Portrait paintings from your photograph
Rosalyn Catt Belgium Oil artist. Flower paintings, rose paintings mostly, sometimes described as Realistic Naturalism.
Lived most of my life in Africa. Now I divide my time between Belgium, Spain and Kenya, where my children live. I paint everywhere. Trying to capture the beauty of nature in all its shapes and colors.
J Morgan Davis United States J MORGAN DAVIS FINE ART
J. Morgan Davis
Morgan Davis, a native of Boston, MA, has had a passion for drawing and painting since childhood. She has devoted most of her life developing her powers of intense analytical observation and has strengthened her artistic interpretative prowess by studying with various professional oil painters throughout New England.

Ms. Davis holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Eastern Nazarene College where she majored in Spanish Literature and presented for her degree, her thesis on "The History of Spanish Equestrian Painting". She studied the techniques of renaissance painting at the Massachusetts College of Art where she gradually and adeptly learned to apply the principles of "glazes and scumbles" to achieve a greater sense of realism. Ms. Davis has also studied plein-air painting in various locations such as the DeCordova Museum, Concord, the North River Art Society, Marshfield, and the "Northlight Studio in Voluntown, Ct. with painter/author Foster Caddell. In addition, she served a four year private apprenticeship at the Michael Keane Studio where she further studied the disciplines and techniques of eighteenth century painting in greater detail.
Ms. Davis has been a member of the Quincy Art Association, the North River Art Society, the Duxbury Art Association, the Plymouth Art Guild, and the Cape Cod Art Association for a number of years and has received numerous awards for her work. She also currently maintains a studio in the E. T. Wright Building in Rockland where she is a member of the Fourth Floor Artist's co-op. Her work has been exhibited and commissioned on a number of occasions throughout Massachusetts.
Caroline Despres-Garnier France On-line gallery
Former student of the City of Paris' Arts and Techniques School, painter artist Caroline Despres-Garnier invites you to a colorful and delicate ballad through lights and landscapes of 'La Douce France'.
Andrew Cain United States ANDREWCAINART
My art deals with people. Expressionist, emotional, colorful. I use figures and various mark making to explain situations, moods, and explainations of everyday life.
I graduated with my BFA from Queensland College of Art, in Brisbane, QLD Austrlaia. I have moved back to my home town in Modesto, Ca where I actively practice art, and stay involved in community art as well as progressing twords teaching in the arts.I love art, what it can achieve, how people perseve it, and how everyones art is som much different than the others.
RG Venezuela Giambattista Russo - Surrealism art - Fine artist
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GS Art United Kingdom Art work and photography by Gina Shergold, based on land and sea-scapes of her local area of Portsmouth, Hampshire.
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Ronald D. Isom United States Isom symbolic art
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I am a retired high school art instructor. I taught art for 33 years at Belleville East High School in Belleville, Illinois.

My art work is personal iconography. The imagery has been developed over fifty years. My vocabulary of icons enables me to generate hundreds of images without conscious effort. The ideas flow on the paper much like automatic writing. I generate the images in in sets of 10 to 20 and have produced several series of 100 or more. Many of my original works are photographed and the images are manipulated with Adobe illustrator, Photoshop or Corel Paint.
Renso Castaneda Peru Renso Castaneda
- born in Lima Peru in 1970- Graduateded of the National School autonomous superior of Beautiful Arts of peru in the specialty of Painting of 1989-95

-Obtained in 1993 the First Honorable Mention in Drawing in the promotion called Venancio Shinki -

-Conversatorio: The naked one in the Contemporary Painting in the National School of Fine Arts Rafael Rodriguez Padilla, Guatemala C.A.

-1996- Painting, Sculpture and Engraving, Museum of Modern Art, Quito, Equator

- International Auction Reconstruction 2000, Museum of Contemporary Art Sofía Imber, Caracas, Venezuela 1999

-2002- Peruvian Painters, National Historic Museum Sao Paulo, Brazil

-2004 counts with a painting in the permanent collection of the MoLAA (Museum of Latin-American Art of los Angeles, California- USA)



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007 - Recent Works, The Art Gallery Pintadera, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2006 - National Meeting of Unesco And Art Gallery Sebelen Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

2006 - Transitando Absences, Tamara Gallery, San Juan Puerto Rico

2004- Appearances, Tamara Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2004- Appearances, Museum of the Americas, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

2003- Evading memories, O&Y Gallery, Coral Gables –Florida, USA

2003- Covered with Skin, Tamara Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2001- Perpetual Fragments, Tamara Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2001-Instants, Praxis International Gallery Art, Lima, Peru

2000- Structure of Senses, Tamara Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

1999- Expecting Illusions, Praxis International Art Gallery, Lima, Peru

1999- Remembranzas Guatemalan Institute of Hispanic Culture,Guatemala, C.A.

1999- Discovering Secrets, Cultural Center The Coves, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

1999- Of Inside toward was, Praxis International Art Gallery, Lima, Peru

1998- Without Wrappings, Cultural Center Ricardo Palma, Lima, Peru

1996- Oils, Gallery of the American Peruvian Institute, Lima, Peru
Whimsical Artist Scott Plaster United States Whimsical Artist Scott Plaster
NC Whimsical artist Scott Plaster's line of Whimsical Animals has been featured in the newspapers and magazines and is available for sale in art galleries, boutiques, and shops around the NC Triad region, and from the Mountains of North Carolina all the way to the Coast. He is quickly becoming one of the most well-known NC Artists in the NC Triad
Karie-Ann Cooper United Kingdom Unique and custom pet portraits and animal portraits by pet portrait artist Karie-Ann Cooper
I have not been producing pet portraits for long but demand has been wonderful and I would like to continue
Ujwala Prabhu India Maya - art and illusions
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Daniel Partielle France DanielPartielle.com
Daniel Partielle is an independend artist and creates graphic art with mixed techniques (only free work). See for more info his website.
Andrey Soldatenko United States Andrey Soldatenko - Fine Art Prints and Originals
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Member of International Association of Art. From 1997 I took part in Regional, National,
international exhibitions.
I do not follow one particular style. For me, different styles are only the tools to create art images. The range of my interests include realistic landscapes and still nature ('Rural House, Bulgaria', 'Summer Reminiscences'), pictures in impressionistic manner ('The Alley'), decorative compositions (triptych 'Watering Place'), abstract and analytical compositions ('Flowers'), symbolic artworks 'Landscape with a Lake').
In my avant-garde compositions I 'decompose' the world into its components and then, like out of mosaic, put it back together again. Though the houses are still houses, and trees are trees, the world looks different. This approach gives an opportunity to accentuate attention on different moments of life, look at the world from a different point. The impressions of the real world, such as coolness, heat, sunshine or a reminiscence of some familiar places are irrelevant here. I render my insight of the world, I look through the objects. Such things as perspective, horizon line, correlation between the size of the objects are not important for the insight. This approach allows to show the nature of the connections between the objects of this world. None of the objects depicted in these artworks is a particular object of the existing world, nor does it exist in the real world. I paint the ideas about objects, notions of objects. It is the symbolic meaning of the depicted objects that comes forward; their role is to evoke certain subconscious reactions and feelings (different in different people).
I like to paint picturesque locations, and at the same time find symbolic implications in acts of nature and in life of people. In any case, the
application of various styles gives a lot of freedom in work. My works can be found in private collections in Russia, France, Germany, the USA, and other countries.
Judy Kalin United States JudyKalin.com - Mixed Media Artist, Sumi and Collage
Fine Art Gallery featuring Mixed Media Artist Judy Kalin. Original Oils, Watercolors, Acrylics, and Mixed Media available for your viewing and purchase.
Alda Bikindou South Africa African Scenes
Alda Bikindou (1978- ) came from Congo and settled in Cape Town South Africa 2000.
She and her artist husband and little daughter fled the war-torn Republic of Congo six months earlier in a desperate search for a safer place to raise their young family.
When war broke out in Congo Alda’s plan to pursue a formal training in visual arts was totally squashed. However, while growing up as a youngster, she used to spend hours watching a group of local artists painting and creating handcrafted items under a tree in front of her home. When she was 18 years old, she summoned the courage to approach them and asked to be taught how to paint. The kind artists obliged. From the moment she began those few initial attempts at painting on a canvas, it was as if the floodgates of her creative juices burst at its seams.
Her works predominantly depict African scenes, African people and their way of life. She is a prolific artist who sold hundreds and hundreds of paintings both locally and overseas. She and her family comfortably live off the proceeds from her paintings and other hand-crafted artworks.
Arkady Zrazhevsky Russia A. Zrazhevsky. Oil Paiting. Realistic Landscapes and Still-lifes
I was born in 1962 in the city of Kazan, but grew up in Krasnoarmeysk, in the Moscow region. I graduated from Moscow State University of culture and arts (1988). Member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia (1993), member of the International Art Fund (2002). Exhibits of my work have been shown since 1988 throughout many parts of Russia. My paintings are in private and corporate art collections in 15 countries on four continents.
Wendy McArthur Fine Art United States wendymcarthur.com
Wendy Petersen McArthur is an accomplished artist with over 200 works in private and corporate collections throughout the country. She is a third generation artist from Clearwater, Florida, where her love of the coastal atmosphere was instilled at an early age. Her grandmother, a landscape artist, inspired McArthur’s early training as an eight-year-old at the local Gulf Coast Arts Center.

McArthur graduated with an interior design degree from Winthrop University in Rock hill S.C. After a brief stint in the design world, she began a freelance art career that spanned several genres over two decades, including the past fifteen years as a successful portrait artist. Among her many commissions, her portrait of Robert B. McGehee a former CEO for Progress Energy in Raleigh, N.C. is hung alongside others that were created by famous painters, such as Everett Kinstler and Daniel Green.

In 2001, McArthur, with her sister-in-law Margaret Herman, founded the “9-11 Portrait Project”, in which artists across the country volunteered to create portraits of fallen fire fighters, in honor and remembrance, for loved ones left behind.

McArthur’s enduring love of the complex subtleties of color, developed and expressed in her portraiture collection, has translated effortlessly to her newest passion for coastal scenes. Her affinity for the costal subject matter is revealed by a seasoned command of her media. Confident, energetic brush strokes transport viewers into a universal “world” of sea-related memory.

She describes the coastal theme as a sort of rebirth, bringing her depth and command of color home to the beloved subject matter of her youth.
Mark Vasquez United States Mark Vasquez Gallery
Hello my art lovers im hear promoting my classic auto illustrations all airbrush non computer art,i been airbrushing since grade school,You may have seen my work on cd covers and auto promotion.And t.shirts and posters.im just keeping it alive art is my life.