Art

Joy Miess’ Art is Undeniably Cool

Joy Miess’ collages and paintings are a response to her day-to-day experiences - a sort of physical translations on canvas of her thoughts and feelings. “There’s a certain order that my work...

Hélène Baum’s Richly Colored Art is Simply Delightful

Hélène Baum art is based around color. “Color is the most crucial aspect of my work, and when I use lines, they are to be seen as colored surfaces,” she admitted in...

Malik Roberts’ Deconstructed Portraits Are Very Much Striking

Malik Roberts takes his art seriously and it shows. "I want my work to be as serious as I am,” he told Paper Magazine. It makes sense, therefore, that his paintings revolve...

Follow the Lines of Angela Heisch’s Paintings

Angela Heisch’s geometric paintings are the result of revealing and concealing; pulling things forward, pushing things back. “For the most part, this involves taking information away, such as blackening out a once brightly...

Aaron Elvis Jupin’s Art is Strange, in a Good Way

There's something a bit off in Aaron Elvis Jupin’s illustrations and paintings. A mixture of realism, digital art, and abstract work, his style draws inspiration from artistic movements like Surrealism and Pop...

Hiejin Yoo Paints Her Daily Observations

Hiejin Yoo's paintings serve as an abstract diary of her daily observations. Mundane events and everyday moments are translated into large, semi-figurative oil paintings on canvas, depicted with large abstracted planes...

Robin F. Williams’ Women Portraits Are Powerful

Robin F. Williams' portraits will look you in the eye. Concerned with creating power dynamics between the painting and the viewer, her art is centered around women, situated in poses that remind...

Wangari Mathenge’s Portraits Make a Statement

Wangari Mathenge's portraits are very straightforward - her subjects looking bold and confident. Through her art, the Kenya-born, California-based painter tackles issues regarding the visibility of black women in the context of...

Julianna Szabo’s Paper Art is Great Fun

We don't know about you, but paper art is one of those fields that never ceases to amaze us. The way in which paper artists employ paper to create intricate pieces of...

Gherdai Hassell’s Portraits Are Unique as They Are Intense

Mixed media artist, Gherdai Hassell, sees her art as a form of communication - a way to move people to action. “I usually create pieces that have deeper meanings and are controversial,"...