Marcela Gutiérrez is a fashion designer as well as an artist. She originally studied architecture but deviated to graphic design after a few years. It was then that she realized that fashion and illustration are her true and consistent passion. She graduated as a fashion designer from the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London. She has also worked with her favorite designers Alexander McQueen and John Galliano.
Michele Del Campo is a London-based painter whose work has earned numerous accolades from critics, among which is the “Premio BMW” awarded by Her Majesty the Queen Sofía of Spain. Most of his work feature youthful subjects casually posed against an urban backdrop like graffiti-strewn walls, railroad tracks and street gutters. These days, the prestigious London-based Imago Art Gallery is his main gallery of reference.
As the best steel is created through fire and force, so are the best artists. Christiane Vleugels was forced to make a living making reproductions of someone else’s work. Looking back now, she realized that it was these these tedious and uninspired paintings that helped her perfect her technique. According to her: “The sole purpose of my work is to tempt people to dream. There is nothing I love more than to move my audience to ecstasy by allowing them a peek into my fantasy.”
Alicia Martinis an up-and-coming Spanish artist whose book-based installations are becoming more and more popular in the web. One of her more recent works feature a cascade of books coming out of a second-story window and almost, but not quite, flooding the ground outside. Other works include: a giant book doughnut, books trying to burst out from a crack on the floor, and still more books trying to escape from the other side of the wall.
A self-taught photographer, Michelle Monique started her career in photography as a child. Her favorite subject then was her cat Kissy.A decade later, her art has turned a bit dark and brooding without losing an ounce of its vitality craftsmanship. She has been asked to shoot for several book covers. Michelle also does CD album covers, T-shirt designs, and web pages. She has also worked with prestigious companies such as Random House, Penguin Group, and Advanced Photoshop.
Awesome water experiments, by Ioana Vanessa B.
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Fan Xuexian is a Chinese artist who makes portraits of women exceedingly well. As a child, he has always had an interest in painting which eventually led him to make it his career. He graduated from the Hangzhou Normal University Academy of Fine Arts in 2008. As a painter, he has participated in China Oil Painting, Shanghai Art Fair, West Lake Art Fair, and the Shanghai Youth Art Exhibition 09.
Margarita Sheshukova art takes us to places we wish we could go. A place where fairies, nymphs, elves, and dragons abound. Her work catches not just the eye, but the child in us. It also helps that she uses a fantastically colored palette. Fanciful, dreamy, and imaginative, this young Russian artist is a rising star in the mainstream art world.
Charis Tsevis is an award winning visual designer who lives and works in Athens, Greece. He is also the manager of Tsevis Visual Design, a modest graphic design studio. He has an impressive list of clients which include: TIME, Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Fortune, Sports Illustrated (USA), Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles, BBH NYC, and many more. Charis is also teaches part-time at the AKTO College of Art and Design.
Ben Schonzeit better serve the hors d’oeuvre away from his work, or there will be holes in his canvas. Ben specializes in realistic paintings of food. Fruit, vegetables, desserts – he’s got a delicious array of them on canvas. He was born in the middle of the second World War in Brooklyn where he still lives and works today. He numerous one-man shows have been extensively lauded by critics.