Contemporary Acrylic Painters



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
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
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
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
Painter Sally Bullers has grown in leaps in bounds throughout her artistic career, but one thing that’s never changed is her desire to express a sense of emotion on paper, and use that emotion to create a connection with the people who view her art. Although she prefers to paint primarily. . . read more
From maritime to landscapes to figurative paintings, award winning artist Dan Simoneau has a gentle, yet firm touch when it comes to applying paint on canvas. Dan’s dynamic maritime creations are inspired by a life in southern Maine. Transfixed by the movement and clarity of water, he. . . read more
Happy New Year, folks! I hope you had a great time ringing out the old last night. :) Today, we’re taking another look at acrylic painter Marianne Hornbuckle’s colorful abstracts! Marianne’s style has continued to evolve over the past 6 years, but I think the painting below,. . . read more
Welcome back to our final week of Holiday Updates! Today we’re taking another look at Angela Westerman’s gorgeous organic abstracts. Angela (who goes by “AK” professionally) has recently branched out into a new niche market with her hand-painted skatedecks, for. . . read more
Merry Christmas, everyone! Today in our Holiday Update series we’re taking a second look at the multi-talented Sharlena Wood—a painter, educator, and business owner who makes art fun for everyone! Check out one of Sharlena’s latest paintings below, which she created as part of. . . read more
Happy Christmas Eve, everyone! Today in our Holiday Update series we’re revisiting acrylic painter Jane Tracy’s gloriously colorful abstracts. Floating By (seen below) is a great example of Jane’s fractured, abstract style, as well as showcasing her excellent eye for color. . . read more
Kicking off our Holiday Updates this year, we’re taking a second look at acrylic painter Jennifer Woodburn’s fantastic landscapes! The painting below is titled Winter Amongst Cedars and showcases Jennifer’s excellent use of bright, vibrant color laid down in a contemporary. . . read more
If you’re pining for vibrant, exciting artwork, look no further—Steven “Grit” Lombardi’s portraits are a bold blend of realism and expressive abstraction. Painting with unexpected color, strong shapes, and loose strokes, this San Diego artist has the astonishing ability to. . . read more
Upon looking at Shirish Deshpande’s portfolio, your first thought might be, Wow, he’s a great abstract artist. And although that’s certainly true, if you keep on scrolling, you’ll find that he’s so much more. Equally gifted at using ballpoint pen to create precise. . . read more
Biomorphic forms and geometric abstractions unite in Liam Hennessy’s artwork, creating lively colors through organized chaos. Influenced by early 20th century abstraction, Liam works intuitively and spontaneously—resulting in artwork that truly connects with viewers’ inner emotions.. . . read more



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