Christine Wu’s depictions of people in flux

Artist Christine Wu’s paintings and drawings are aimed to capture the vulnerability of self-discovery while also exploring “the tangibility of memories and the way we remember”. The pieces definitely hold reference to personal moments in the artist’s life and tell miniature narratives from one piece to another when viewed sequentially. Wu commonly uses double imagery in…

Symbol-heavy painted works by Joram Roukes

Born in ’83, painter Joram Roukes currently works in his studio in Groningen, the Netherlands. He focuses his energies to his career as an internationally recognized artist displaying his analysis on tidbits of western culture and narrow-mindedness. He has worked in New York before as an artist but prefers the small city of Groningen in…

Januz Miralles’ unfolding of the human form

Januz Miralles, an artist who sometimes goes by the name of “Nuestra”, uses all kinds of materials and tools to create his artworks. These include mostly acrylic paint, ink, paper, a pen tablet, a digital camera, and gesso. He claims to have stumbled upon art by coming to an unpredicted decision to go out and…

Paintings of things flying, falling, and floating by Jeremy Geddes

New Zealand born artist Jeremy Geddes began painting professionally in 2003 after graduating from the Victorian College of Arts. He currently works and resides in Melbourne, Australia. The artist’s constant desire to create more works drives him to try and make the most of his time with efficient brushstrokes without damaging the quality of his…

Abstract portraiture by Johan Van Mullem

Johan Van Mullem is a Belgian contemporary painter and sculptor known best for his abstract portraiture. The artist was born to his Flemish parents in The Democratic Republic of the Congo and traveled from country to country growing up as his father was a diplomat. Van Mullem fell in love especially with the country of…

A search for understanding of the natural state by Zio Ziegler

San Francisco based artist Zio Ziegler’s work is one of self-understanding. His aim is to create an experience for the viewer that parallels his own search of creation. The bizarre colors and shapes within Ziegler’s familiar and highly repeated humanoid forms give the sense that there is something beautiful and strange and crazy within each…

Jim Shaw’s contortion of past pop culture

Artist Jim Shaw became famous for his collection of thrift store paintings that were displayed by prominent galleries and received  much criticism and applause. However, his personal work has a much bigger impact when soaked in by the beholder. The artist uses his vast collection of pop cultural artifacts in his work either as inspiration,…

Chrome sculptures of the strange by Joel Morrison

Born in Seattle in 1976, Joel Morrison went on to receive an education in English Literature in Washington and a MFA in Sculpture from Claremont Graduate University in California and is now represented by the Gagosian Gallery, a giant in the art world. Morrison’s rather entertaining body of work challenges formalist sculpture while gaining much…

Paolo Roversi’s exposing black and white photography

Paolo Roversi is a photographer from Italy that currently lives and works in Paris. He became interested in photography in his teenage years and experimented in a cellar he and another amateur used as a darkroom. As he met and connected with different people through his life his career evolved and became fruitful with many…

Printmaker and Painter Ravi Zupa’s compelling tributes to meaning

Denver native Ravi Zupa strongly believes that the best way to study and spend time with art is to do so through books and has spent decades doing it himself. He thinks that it’s important to see work in person – to examine details and imperfections – but sees more value in connecting with many…