Giant, surreal scenes created by Jean-Pierre Roy

Jean-Pierre Roy, who currently lives in NYC and teaches at the New York Academy of Art, paints in a photorealistic manner while still thriving off of the imagination. His artwork depicts larger-than-life scenes taking place involving casually dressed young men oftentimes with geometric shapes obscuring their faces, heads, and sometimes bodies. The grandeur in scale…

Geometric contemplations by Nei Alberti

Artist Nei Alberti, represented by Barcelona-based gallery N2 Galeria, is a sculptor whose work has evolved subtly yet tremendously over his career. Year after year, Nei has taken the concept of shape and path and taken it to a higher level and innovated a new way to represent it as a sculpture. The artist sees…

Hannah Faith Yata’s paintings of a psychedelic world

Hannah Yata was born in a small town in Georgia and grew up in love with nature and animals, inspired by her mother and surroundings. In her artwork, Yata creates scenes and figures to symbolize themes of feminism, environmental degradation, and moral injustice to bring together her chaotic paintings. The vibrant paintings of the artist bring…

Mesmerizing forms and landscapes by Victoria Baraga

Victoria Baraga, an artist presently based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, uses unconventional methods to manipulate her paintings primarily done in oils. Baraga usually selects glass or photographic paper to paint on and applies the paint with a variety of different objects to create a surprising sense of surreal realism. Upon close examination one can discover…

Kerstin Bratsch’s immaculate contemporary paintings

Kerstin Bratsch claims to be “…drawn to the occult power of the misunderstood.” She was born and raised in Germany and received her MFA in 2007 from Columbia University School of the Arts in New York. Since then she has been showcasing her work in contemporary galleries all over the world. One could reason that her…

Symbolic barricades by Chase Westfall

In an interview with Whitewalls, Chase Westfall stated, “…art is more effective as a forum within which the uncertainty/frustration of contradictions can be put on display.” Instead of trying to solve issues or come to a form of complete resolution, Westfall utilizes the power of art to its full potential by bringing specific ideas, connotations,…

Surrealism imagined by Nora Berman

Los Angelas native Nora Berman is an artist and poet who creates beautiful and interesting surrealist paintings. Nora’s art is captivating because of her preferred palette that includes a mixture of muted and bright pastel colors. Her blending shapes that transform to non-representational to specific subjects as you follow their lines swirl across her paintings…

Bursting works by Erik Jones

Erik Jones combines his knowledge and mastery of the the human figure with colorful non-representational forms to conjure images that pull the viewer deep inside their surface. Jones uses assorted mediums such as water color, colored pencil, acrylic, water-soluble oil, and wax pastel to not only highlight figure paintings or solely non-subjective creations,but to instead bring them together in…

Calvin Ma’s observation of the homebody

Every artist needs an inspiration that can constantly fuel and push them to create. For sculptor Calvin Ma, it’s his social anxiety. As a child, Ma coped with his anxiety in situations with other people by shying away from social situations and playing with action figures at home. He believes that the act of playing…

Spela Kasal’s captivating photography

Spela Kasal is a freelance photographer who lives and works in Paris, France. Kasal was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She led a career as a model in New York and Paris where she spent time and learned her way around the fashion and photography industries. Several years later, she became a full-time photographer and has…

Engaging portraits by Natalie Foss

Natalie Foss is an illustrator based in Oslo, Norway. Her colored pencil work uses hues of primarily blues, pinks, and yellows on the faces and hands of her subjects to convey a deep, interesting serenity and engaging emotion while filling in clothing with bright colors, patterns, or stars in a way that makes them fall to…

The intense geometry of Michael Contreras

Mike Contreras is a student-artist currently studying and working in Mississippi. However, only recently did he begin to consider himself an artist. Throughout his teenage years, Contreras constantly drew out of boredom, never finding much meaning in what he produced. Over time more and more people took notice of what he created. When somebody fatefully…