Featured Artists: Painters, Mixed-media Artists, Photographers, and more



Jorge Calero has a knack for seeing beyond the “everyday” into a world teeming with small delights. His love of all things nature has fine-tuned his imagination, enabling him to create light-filled landscapes that evoke the very emotion and personality of the sea, swamp, and. . . read more
Watercolor painter Mark Leggett lives on the stunning west coast of Scotland, where he has ample inspiration for his two main passions: painting and running. The coastline delivers both, providing miles of beach to jog and plenty of places to capture the exquisite beauty of coastal scenery.. . . read more
Esam Jlilati paints remarkably detailed pieces that smoothly transition from ancient architecture to fantastic surrealism and modern cityscapes. His seamless way of mixing these three subjects has resulted in a colorful style that’s uniquely his own. Esam’s artistic journey began in. . . read more
Oleg Dashevsky started his artistic journey at the young age of 11, attending Lysychansk Children’s Art School in Ukraine. In 2009, he held his first personal exhibition at the gallery in the National Kiev-Pechersk Historical and Cultural Reserve, and in 2010, his work became part of the. . . read more
Although Giancarlo Piccin was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, his heritage (he was born to Italian immigrant parents) plays an essential role in his creative inspiration. His oil, digital, and mixed media pieces below are a result of continuously melding influences from legendary Italian. . . read more
Catherine Twomey’s artwork depicts who she is at the moment, and the fact of the matter is her interests are ever changing. So, it makes sense that her artwork spans from still life to landscapes to animal portraits—and then some! For Catherine, an emotional connection is key. She looks. . . read more
Religious mythologies, Jungian archetypes, and fairytales are all important influences for Coloradoan Katie Hoffman’s otherworldly oil paintings. Her paintings begin intuitively, with a non-objective exploration of color and texture. But, as she continues to paint, hauntingly mysterious. . . read more
Impressionistic. Textured. Layered. Mark Nesmith’s oil paintings have the drama of all three, with one last surprising element: a wonderful stillness derived from his choice in subject matter. Mark features a variety of landscapes “rooted in observed reality and reinterpreted through. . . read more
There’s something remarkable about people who choose to make the untamed state of Alaska their home, and that statement goes double for retired veterinarian Jim Leach. Over the years, Jim has worked with sled dogs, became a pilot, and built a cabin where he and his wife can mine for gold.. . . read more
While most people feel sorrow and shock surrounding catastrophic events, painter Dan Angeli of New York City finds inspiration and an increased understanding of the complexities of contemporary existence. Dan researches disasters—particularly shipwrecks and storms—collecting a variety of. . . read more
Virginia “Ginger” Reed’s serene paintings echo the peace she has found in art after her mother’s passing. Although always interested in art, it wasn’t until the loss of her mother—a talented and highly-admired artist herself—that Ginger felt tremendous yearning to paint. Each. . . read more
Terri Einer is a master of the abstract arts, creating deliciously bold, colorful renditions of still life, flowers and landscapes with lose, quick strokes. Although her artistic journey began at a young age with crayon in hand, it wasn’t until Terri raised her family and moved through a. . . read more
Roena King brings 41 years of experience to the easel. A teacher of all things art (oils, watercolor, colored pencils, and graphite) she has also earned several first place and best of show awards throughout her career. . . and today we’re going to focus on her awe-inspiring photographs. . . read more
Where Ana Guerra paints, happiness follows. Whether it’s her own joy in creating, or others’ delight in her work, the sheer feeling of happiness in her craft is what makes Ana pick up her paintbrush again and again. Her vibrant mixed-media paintings are developed with air brush, oil,. . . read more



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