Art

Kate Shaw’s Landscape Painting Take Her Around the World

Kate Shaw's passion for landscape painting began when she traveled to Central Australia. “A visit to Central Australia in 2004 really helped me coalesce ideas about the materiality of paint and how this...

Lucia Heffernan Imagines What Animals Would Do If They Were Humans

Lucia Heffernan describes herself as a graphic designer by trade and an oil painter by design. In her paintings, the American-Taiwanese artist imagines what would animals do if they were humans. Like...

Aurora Robson Tackles the Problem of Plastic Waste Through Art

The sheer amount of plastic waste is staggering. According to the United Nations Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution (GESAMP), land-based sources account for up to 80 percent of...

Artist Draws Hyperrealistic Portraits of Animals That Look Like Photographs

Haruki Kudo is a young, gifted artist best-known for his hyperrealistic drawings of animals that look like photographs. To create his artwork, the 18-year-old Japanese man uses only colored pencils but most...

These Installations Raise Questions About Man’s Overuse of the Environment

Amanda Parer creates ephemeral art installations that incorporate light and humor. Her installations include massive sculptures of animals (specifically rabbits) as well as humans. These aim to stimulate the viewers’ imaginations while...

Zaria Forman’s Hyperrealistic Icy Landscapes

How many shades of blue are there? Judging by Zaria Forman's hyperrealistic paintings, too many to count. Focusing mainly on icebergs as they converge with oceans, her landscapes document the jarring effects...

Liz West Transforms Space Using Light and Color

British artist Liz West treats art as a means to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. “I think we need to be taken out of the ordinary and put into the extraordinary,”...

The Stained Art of Alexandra Carter

Illustrator and painter Alexandra Carter admit that abstract and minimal work never seemed to be an option for her. She needed more to hold onto, she needed to feel engaged. She found...

John A. Peralta Deconstructs Iconic Objects and Machines

John A. Peralta proves that, if presented the right way, the inner workings of a machine can turn out to be a stunning piece of art. Fully self-taught, Peralta's unconventional style of...

Anne ten Donkelaar’s Collages are a Thing of Beauty

Anne ten Donkelaar incorporates nature into her art, quite literally. Her delicate collages are composed of both paper images and actual specimens from her garden. Those include flowers and the occasional butterfly,...