Mary Iverson and containers

Mary Iverson (1974), painter and muralist. Mary Iverson is a painter and a public artist. Her paintings explore the balance between the natural world and industrial activities, inspiring conversations about the causes and consequences of climate change. In 2015, her work was featured in Foreign Policy Magazine, Huffington Post, and The Boston Review. In August,…

Luis Royo and sensuous

Luis Royo (1954), illustrator and painter. Luis Royo was born in Spain. He studied technical design, painting, and interior design. By 1972 he began painting, exposing his art to new forum. In 1978 he became a comic artist and soon triumphed internationally. Samples of his work appeared in some of the most important magazines of…

Gustavo Díaz Sosa and aimlessly

Gustavo Díaz Sosa (1983), painter and sculptor. The paintings of Gustavo Díaz Sosa convey his perception of The State, The Power, and anything that involves human submission. More than serve as a social or explicit protest manifesto, Díaz Sosa’s paintings are an existential projection of our looming future, in light of modern history.  “We are…

Chris Foss and spaceships

Chris Foss (1946), illustrator and painter. Chris Foss is a British illustrator and a powerhouse of science fiction design and invention. His work is a celebration of future machinery, impossibly sized constructions exist on a planetary scale; a showcase of hardware so large that the human figure is dwarfed by comparison. Arriving in the SF…

Laurent Craste and vandalism

Laurent Craste (1968), ceramist and painter. Of french origin, Laurent Craste has been living and working in Montreal for the past 22 years. His career has involved both a studio practice in contemporary ceramics and the teaching of ceramics at the college level. In 2003, Laurent Craste received the prestigious Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramists,…

Mike Davis and odd

Mike Davis (1961), painting and tattoo artist. Mike Davis is a modern surrealist painter, who currently lives and works in San Francisco, California. Possessing a multi-faceted set of interests, Davis began painting in 1997, and attributes much of his inspiration to watching his mother pursue craft projects during his childhood, and immersing himself in art…

Inge Jacobsen and embroidery

Inge Jacobsen (1987), embroidery and painter. Inge Jacobsen was born in Galway, Ireland. She attended Kingston University, London, where she studied Photography. She has worked as a professional artist since graduating in 2011. Jacobsen’s work has been exhibited in multiple shows around the world, from London to New York. In 2012 she was invited to…

Jon MacNair and night

Jon MacNair (1983), painting and illustration Jon MacNair was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up in the suburbs of Southeastern Michigan near Detroit. He graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2005, where he earned a BFA in Illustration. His commercial work has appeared in various editorial publications and mainly been used for…

Yago Hortal and chromatic baroquism

Yago Hortal (1983), painting. Yago Hortal paints in vivid, sometimes fluorescent acrylics, smearing, marbling, and splattering the material in thick, abstract brushstrokes onto large-scale white canvases that pop with color. Yago’s work has a strong relation with the painting and the action painting itself. The canvas its part of the performance where the artist creates…

Wayne Barlowe and futurescapes

Wayne Barlowe (1958), painter and illustrator. He is a science fiction and fantasy writer and painter. He has painted over 300 book and magazine covers and illustrations for many major book publishers, as well as Life magazine, Time, and Newsweek. His parents, Sy and Dorothea Barlowe, were both natural history artists. Wayne Barlowe is well known…

Greg “Craola” Simkins and rabbit holes

Greg “Craola” Simkins (1975), grafitti and painting. He grew up with a menagerie of animals including a number of rabbits, which often emerge in his paintings.  He began drawing at the early age of three and was inspired by various cartoons and books. Simkins’ art continued to progress to the age of 18, when he…

Okuda San Miguel and multicolored

Okuda San Miguel (1980), graffiti and painter. Born in Santander and based in Madrid since 2000 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid. Since its inception in 1997, his pieces on rail-roads and abandoned factories in his hometown were clearly recognizable. Parallel to his work in the street, Okuda also…