Rose Sanderson has always been interested with insects far back as she can remember. As an artist, her interest in all things small and delicate shows in her work. She has incorporated dragonflies, beetles, and even baby mice on old book covers. Her latest series features various colorful representatives from the order Lepidoptera.
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Michael Trimpol was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1958 and raised in Montreal, Quebec. While attending prep school in Stowe, Vermont, Michael was introduced to the art of stained glass and continued to practice this craft while attending Concordia University in Montreal. He taught stained glass and was commissioned to create installations for both residential and commercial buildings. A few years later, he was introduced to the craft of glassblowing and attended the Sheridan College School of Craft and Design in Oakville, Ontario to pursue his new interest.
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Nick Pedersen is a new York-based illustrator and multimedia artist whose work shows a strong environmentalist theme. Most of his work show the modern conflict between man and nature set against an almost theatrical, post-apocalyptic background. His series “Sumeru” metaphorically illustrates the mental journey that is undertaken in Zen Buddhist training and practice.
Worth1000.com is one of the top creative contest sites in the web today. They run photoshop contests, illustration contests, photography contests, writing contests and more on a daily basis. A glance at their homepage and you can see for yourself that the contests aren’t for amateurs. One of their more recent ones features Renaissance paintings and famous Hollywood icons.
Frank Tjepkema a.k.a. Spent his youth in Geneva, Brussels and New-York. He finally settled in the Netherlands in 1989. After graduating as a Cum Laude from the Design Academy in Eindhoven in 1996, he plunged into the creative world and created quite a stir with his graduation project based on artificial nature drew. His ‘Clockwork Love Paper’ is composed of intricately designed hearts composed of layers upon layers of fragile-looking media that also serve as jewelry.
Erwin Olaf is a Dutch artist who loves to show you his art through a different perspective. He has an entire series of photographs where the subject is turned away from the camera. “The Keyhole” may not seem unusual but it is the dramatic visual and emotional impact of the shot as well as the perfect composition and the striking design that defines Olaf’s work. In his installation Olaf has the viewer actually sit down, don a pair of earphones and look through a keyhole. Click here for more »
Nike Savvas is an Australian-born artist who currently works in London. Her installation Atomic: Full of Love, Full of Wonder features rooms full of bouncy rubber balls suspended using transparent nylon string. A fan was focused on the whole colorful array which resulted in a gentle and soothing motion of the balls.
Remember when you were a kid and used to draw faces in your fingers to amuse yourself while the teacher drones on? Well, Tien Min Liao took that concept not just a step, but a leap farther. Her series Handmade type illustrates the transformation of lowercase letters into capital letters with ink-stained hands. Even the italicized form of the letters can be formed. Tien Min Liao was born in Taiwan and obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising at National Chengchi University.
Letter To Our World is a global #happiness project created to connect strangers from all over the world, to help us touch each other’s lives in a positive way. A map of the world made out of stamps will travel around the globe, to create a Letter To Our World with advice for a happier life. Click here for more »
Christian Guémy a.k.a. C215 is a French graphic artist whose stencil work has been pooping up all over Barcelona and Berlin. His work is notable for being colorful, astonishingly detailed, and ubiquitous. He has been in love with graffiti since he was a child. While Christian can paint with brushes and cans, he feels that stencils are the best way to quickly place something beautiful anywhere in the streets. According to him: “I paint in the streets people really belonging to the streets: tramps, but also beggars, street orphans from the poorest countries. This is a stencil tradition.”