Art and Design


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Art and Design from The World...to the World...





Interviews


Sayaka Ganz - Ptolemy Elrington - Amro Ashry - Brian Mock - Sean E Avery - Giuseppe Rumerio



Designers

Philip Weber, "The Asian aesthetic, Art Deco, and Art Nouveau are responsible for so many incredible art objects in this world."

You can admire his work in: www.weberboxes.com

Rocco Borghese, combine an instinctive Italian understanding of style and design with the skill and passion of an artisan....

You can admire his work in: www.roccoborghese.com www.chandeliersitalian.co.uk



William Leslie, "Most of William's hanging sculptures are inspired by natural forms. His sculptures are made from thin strips of wood which are bent into a frame."

You can admire his work in: www.papersunlightsculpture.com



Andy Lucas, as a furniture designer, Andy Lucas Lucas proposes a design of a formal identity marked innovative, but realistic and commercial.

You can admire his work in: www.andylucas.info



Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus, founded studio Jan Plechac&Henry Wielgus together, whose work transcends the barriers bewteen art, architecture and design. Currently, studio Jan Plechac&Henry Wielgus is commisioned for international reknown galleries and brands such as Rossana Orlandi Gallery, Luminaire, Cappellini or Gispen.

You can admire their works in: www.janandhenry.com

Judson Beaumont , has always striven to push the limits, try different things. He questions everything and takes it to the next level through functionality or bending the rules.

His great work can be admired in: www.straightlinedesigns.com



Stephen White, "To create works of art that bring beauty and light into the environments and lives of individuals is my aim with Luminessence."

His great work can be admired in: www.culturesource.net/stephenwhite



Joe and Nathan, is a design studio created by Jonathan Bréchignac, art director based in Paris.

His work can be admired in: www.joeandnathan.com



Juan Cristobal Karich, His approach to design is driven by curiosity, the knowledge of technology, materials and a highly experimental hands-on creative process to design everyday products and furniture.

You can admire their works in: www.karich.cl



Illustrators / Graphic Designers

Martín Sati, "All arts, from arquitecture, sculpture and painting to decorative arts, find its expression in the popular thing. It means there is a minority who has created his own artistic-expressive vocabulary throughout History, against a leading society who studies arts as a thought language."

You can admire his works in: www.martinsati.com

Alice Macarova, "At first, I created a sketch. Then, I covered the paper with watercolors, using an aerograph (or airbrush) to help me get that neat background. After that, I drew the characters by means of watercolors and permanent liners."

You can admire her works in: www.behance.net/macarova



Amro Ashry, is a freelance Graphic Designer and Digital Artist.

You can admire his works in: www.amro0.deviantart.com

www.amro0.moonfruit.com



Agnieszka Sukiennik, "Art allows me to express and show what my imagination hides. I’m inspired by reality and human form-it is usually a touch point and epicenter of my works."

You can admire her works in: www.sukiennikagnieszka.com

www.behance.net/sukiennikagnieszka



Alessandro Pautasso, is a graphic designer and illustrator whose specialty lies in vector art and mixed media.

You can admire his works in: www.nosurprises.it



Sagaki Keita, Born in Japan. Graduated from in Art education,Fukushima University, and completed master program in Art education,Fukushima University. Current he Lives and Works in Tokyo. His densely composited pen and ink illustrations contain thousands of whimsical characters that are drawn almost completely improvised.

You can admire his works in: www.sagakikeita.com



Marcello Barenghi, "I'm an illustrator and graphic designer living in Milan (Italy)."
"As a child I show great artistic skills, when I was 9 years old I was impressed from the Leonardo's Mona Lisa and I tried to reproduce it."

You can admire his works in: www.marcellobarenghi.com



Pierre Godet, "I see Art as bringing something new to the audience with using a Do-It-Yourself approach, especially using a minimal set of tools. I also like to work in Public spaces, breaking the imaginary fences around the “Art” word, bringing my studio to the audience."

You can admire his works in: www.pagazine.com



Digital Sculptures

Adam Martinakis, Artworks created in computer show aspects of photo-realistic and surreal time, "the post-futurism mix fantasy and abstract symbolism".

You can admire his works in: www.adamakis.blogspot.com



Woven Mug Shots

Joanne Arnett, combines the practices of photography and textiles into a single discipline. Her work explores the dualities of transience and permanence, public and private, the mundane and the extraordinary.

You can admire her works in: www.joannearnett.net



Swirling Portraits

Nikos Gyftakis, has created the stage-setting and paintings for several movies and theatrical shows and at the same time he has been curating art exhibitions.

You can admire his works in: www.nikosgyftakis.com



Plasticine Art

Jacinta Besa, creates artwork using color plasticinas feedstock.

Her works: www.jacintabesa.cl



Collage and Pencil

Drew Young, "My explorative compositions are the backbone to the figurative rendering. The result is sporadic abstraction paired with hyper-realism."

You can admire his works in: www.hedrew.blogspot.com



Abstract Photography

Mark Lovejoy, "The images are photographs. All photographs are photographs “of something”. These are not photographs of paintings – no paintings exist. These images are of something as fleeting as any street scene or sunset - illuminated pigments, diluents, extenders, resins, oils,..."

You can admire his works in: www.marklovejoydotcom.tumblr.com





Hyper Realistic Paintings

Susanne Wehmer, In her painting, using images of their everyday surroundings, borrowed from the consumer society today, which transferred to industrial media such as acrylic or aluminum.

You can admire her works in: www.susannewehmer.com



Vala Ola, is an artist who passionately seeks to create sculptures and paintings that show her dedication to excellence. Her classical training in Europe is reflected in her art.

Vala integrates "The International Guild of Realism" that is group founded for the advancement of realism in fine art. Their juried in members are from all over the world. Annual juried exhibition.

You also can admire her works in: www.valaola.com



Dust Paintings

Allison Cortson, “The painting is completed by rendering the subject in a realistic manner with oil paints and the rest of their environment is made solely out of the dust from their home, which I sprinkle on the canvas and manipulate with a brush. When finished the dust is coated with an acrylic sealer.”

You can admire her works in: www.allisoncortson.com



Art Cartoon Thought

Loui Jover, “I do enjoy using mixed media a lot...I find this is a direct visceral reaction to society as it stands around us right now......there is so much information and so many things going on...”

You can admire his works in: www.louijover.tumblr.com



Drops Oil Paintings

Matthew Davis, With a brush, he lets oil paint drip onto a canvas to form small pools of color. Each pool needs to dry for several days before he can add another layer.

You can admire his works in: www.matthewdavis.de



Pencil Drawings

Ester Roi, "My process consists of a combination of drawing and painting. I alternate between working on cool and warm paper using the heated drawing board I invented."

You can admire his works in: www.esterroi.com



Gravity Force Paintings

Amy Shackleton, "She applies the paint with squeeze bottles and rotates her canvas to guide each drip as it falls down the stretched surface. Thorough planning, measuring and layering is involved, but she’s at the mercy of gravity."

You can admire her works in: www.amyshackleton.com



Equestrian Paintings

Yaheya Pasha, loves to watch horses especially when they are free, having fun and also enjoys meeting clients who share a close bond with their horses.

You can admire her works in: www.ypasha.co.uk



Hyper Realistic Sculptures

Jamie Salmon, "I want to make something that tells a story or moves people in some sort of way, not something that just looks very real."

You can admire his works in: www.avatarsculptureworks.com



Carole Feuerman, is recognized as one of the world’s most prominent hyperrealist sculptors, with a prolific career spanning four decades. She sculpts and paints miniature, life-size, monumental and public works in bronze, resin and marble.

You can admire her works in: www.carolefeuerman.com



Surreal Sculptures

Rebecca Stevenson, transforms her sculpted heads into intriguingly abstract structures with resin.

You can admire her works in: www.rebeccastevenson.net



Michael Alfano, For nearly twenty years, Michael Alfano has created fine art sculptures that are figurative-based, surreal, philosophical, and evocative. His sculpting roots are in traditional portraiture, which he adapts to convey uncommon concepts about humanity like continuum versus duality, and sublime connectivity. Familiar forms make his art approachable; the surreal presentation peeks curiosity and provokes contemplation. The sculpture "Cubed" ponders definitions of gender, race, and art itself, as presented in this video: www.michaelalfano.com/cubed.html. His portrait and private commissions, as well as his sculptures for private collections are found around the world, A native of New York, Michael now lives and works in Massachusetts.

You can admire his works in: www.michaelalfano.com



Paola Epifani "Rabarama", Her production is quite eclectic and varied and includes terracotta sculptures, painted bronze, pieces in marble and glass, oil paintings, resin inclusions, artistic gold jewels, recent rubber monotypes and graphic work.

You can admire her works in: www.rabarama.com



Tree Leaves Art

Lorenzo Manuel Durán, "Inspired by a caterpillar decided to cut leaves from plants in the same way that other artists do with paper, the idea captivated all my mind because it seemed a great opportunity to combine two of my true passions: art and nature."

You can admire his works in: www.lorenzomanuelduran.es



Great Danes Sculptures

Louise Peterson, "I donate a portion of my sales to rescue groups helping Great Danes less fortunate than my own."

You can admire her works in: www.danesculptor.com



Bronze Sculptures

Barry Jackson's bronzes are renowned internationally and can be seen in boardrooms and reception areas of companies, private collections and game lodges throughout the world. There is a permanent display of his sculpture at Bushmans Kloof Game Lodge near Clanwilliam.

You can admire his works in: www.barryjacksonbronzeart.com



Abstract Marble Sculptures

Veronika Priehodova, "The biggest passion I have ever found in my life is marble sculpture. It´s a way to express myself, my emotions and all my inner world. It´s a culmination of everything I have lived until now, of all the searching, travelling, discovering, running from, escaping, desiring, feeling, crying, laughing, seeking after happiness … It´s a way to find my inner peace and live my personal freedom."

You can admire her works in: www.veronika-sculpture.com



Rope Sculptures

Mozart Guerra, lives and works as a sculptor in Paris since 1992 and has participated in several individual and group exhibitions in galleries and art fairs in Brazil, France, Canada, Germany, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Luxembourg and Italy.

You can admire his works in: www.mozartguerra.com



Wire Sculptures

David Oliveira, Degree in sculpture and a postgraduate degree in Artistic Anatomy of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon, won first prize for sculpture of Young Artists of Aveiro, 2009, award revelation D. Fernando in 2010 and is one of those selected for the Young Artists of Lisbon in 2011.

You can admire his works in: www.davidmigueloliveira.blogspot.com



Wire Drawings

CW Roelle, creates beautiful and carefully detailed illustrations using bent wire.

You can admire his works in: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cwroelle/



Geometric Art

Sandra Fettingis, "Currently, I am exploring patterns and their complicated integration through our conscious and subconscious psyche."

You can admire her works in: www.sfettingis.com



Cotton Art Canvases

Tully Satre, Make their artwork on cotton canvas, on which oil or acrylic paints, or with digital prints or serigraphs. Then, ripping the canvas into strips and shapes their works.

His Works: www.tullysatre.com



Art - Wood Sculptures

Yuriy Firsanov, "Russian soul of clocks" - is a simple world of our ancestry, world of the cradle of Russian nation's wisdom (Russian proverbs). Household goods of our ancestry and instruments of labour not only historically true, but they also represent philosophic knowledge.

You can admire his works in:

www.firsanov.ru

www.behance.net/firsanov



Giuseppe Rumerio, "My great passion is observing animals; therefore much of my work shows them in their natural style. I have carved all sizes, including life size."

You can admire his works in:

www.wood-sculptor.info



Desiree Hajny, "has been creating wood sculptures of mammals since 1985. Desiree’s beautiful and ornate carvings can be found nationally as well as internationally."

You can admire her works in:

www.hajny.fineartworld.com



Wes Seeley, says: "My goal is to replicate, through my carvings, the beauty that nature has created in these magnificent birds."

You can admire his works in:

www.wesseeley.com



Laura Buchan, says: "I love anatomy of all kinds: plant, insect, animal, and human alike. My work explores what can come of uniting various anatomical structures from different sources to create unique, new pieces. The works are not meant to emulate one specific thing, but are often amalgams that can be interpreted multiple ways...."

You can admire her works in:

www.laurabuchan.com



Simon O'Rourke, says: "I produce fine pieces of artwork using waste timber or standing stumps, using a variety of power tools and hand tools. These works of art range from beautiful ladies in fine hard-woods, to owls and other animals in hardwoods such as Oak or Ash, or softwoods such as Cedar or Pine."

You can admire his works in:

http://www.treecarving.co.uk





Wood Carved Caricatures

Lynn Doughty, “While I’ve worked to try and present my figures in a humorous way, I still give them the respect I think they deserve. A Cowboy’s or Native American’s life is hard enough without a bunch of city-slickers poking fun at them!” From Cowboys to Native Americans, Mexicans to Mountain Men, horses to longhorns, stagecoaches to Chuckwagons, you’ll find them all hanging around the Out West Gallery located beyond the city limits of Jay, Oklahoma.

You can admire his works in:

www.outwestwoodcarving.blogspot.com



Fred Zavadil, "really loves sculpting and woodcarving, it is not only a source of living for him, it is also his biggest hobby. And because his work is almost always on the serious side, he needed to find something to have fun in the “hobby” part. Caricature wood carving proved to be exactly that."

You can admire his works in:

www.fredzavadilwoodcarving.com



Miniature Urban Sculptures

Alan Wolfson, creates handmade miniature sculptures of urban environments. Complete with complex interior views and lighting effects, a major work can take several months to complete.

You can admire his works in:

www.alanwolfson.net



Wooden Model Replicas

William Jackson, "Each novelty wood model replica, whether it is classic, vintage, collector, or limited edition, is carefully handmade & molded, carved and completed with the individual customer in mind. All my replicas are done by hand and by me in the USA."

You can admire his works in:

www.woodenclassicwheels.com





Highlights in Chile

Woodcarving

Hernán, made wood carvings whose main reasons are the Chilean countryside. More



Recycled Metal

Pedro Sanhueza, develops his works from discarded mechanical components. More



Fine Jewelry

Carolina, Bachelor of Education profession and craft goldsmith. She began her work as a goldsmith at the early age of thirteen. More



Fine Goldsmith

Harmonia, is a workshop of fine jewelry in which you can find handicrafts made with 100% natural materials and completely hand: "We use ancient techniques of the goldsmith embossing (repousse), carving and engraving of metals, we create jewelry exclusive author reliquaries , lockets, photo holder, cell phone cases, belts, combs ... We prepare all the pieces by hand, ensuring that each of our works are completely unique and unrepeatable. " "Art is the mediator of the inexpressible." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

www.harmonia.cl



Diaguitas Art

Carlos y Facundo, produced paintings based on Diaguita culture. Exclusive, are made on a wood basis, and also used clay, gypsum, slurry wall, earth colors, burlap, hemp twine, etc. More



Nautica Crafts

Jorge Escobar, "we are currently in the rescue and investigation of navigation Chile and Chileans are making traditional boats".

His work you can see in: www.tallermarandino.com



Miniature Carriages

Nelson, autodidact, who in his research for the rescue of our traditions, has been developing creating miniature replicas of Colonial Carriages Antique very fine finishes. More



Natural Wool

Yanett, living in Temuco, was able to make contact with some artisans and start working, innovating in relation to yarn, in color, type of yarn, mixed with other types of yarn or thread in order, doing a full manual and quality. The work they do is excellent, and highly prized. More





Art Recycled Materials

For us it is a Great Honor, that the following international artists have agreed to join our website.



Brian Mock, works and lives in Beaverton, OR with his wife, and assistant, Karen. ...

The evolution of his work into sculpting with recycled metal is where he's unearthed his greatest passion.

His great work can be admired in: www.brianmock.com




Andrea Petrachi (Himatic), Born in Lecce, Italy in 1975, live and work in Milan.

Himatic creates mechanical sculptures from things most of people simply throw away. His work is based on the assembly of everyday items, discarded electronics and toys.

You can admire his work in: www.andreapetrachi.com




Ptolemy Elrington, Hubcap creatures are made entirely from re-cycled materials.

All the hubcaps are found, usually on the side of the road, and therefore bear the scars of their previous lives in the form of scratches and abrasions. I believe these marks add texture and history to the creatures they decorate, and so choose not to fill, overpaint or alter them in any way.

You can admire his work in: www.hubcapcreatures.com




Chris Gilmour, Born in Stockport, UK 1973, Lives and works in Udine, Italy. In 2006 he was awarded the Premio Cairo, a Prize for young artists.

You can admire his works made ​​of cardboard, on his website: www.chrisgilmour.com




Edouard Martinet, transforms everyday objects found in flea-markets and car boot sales into works of art. His sculptures are made without the use of solder.

He fits each component into place as if putting together a puzzle of random pieces and parts.

You can admire his work in: www.edouardmartinet.com




Sean E Avery, lives in Perth, Western Australia: "My sculpture work is all about repurposing the discarded to make something beautiful. "

"I have built many pieces for private collectors and galleries all around the world and have set up many displays in Perth, which includes Scitech, Woodside Plaza and Remida.

Can you admire his works made ​​from CD's, in his website: www.seaneavery.com




Sayaka Ganz, "I spent my early childhood in Japan but I grew up in several different countries."

"Driven by a combination of my passion for fitting odd shapes together and a sympathy toward discarded objects, I create animals from thrift store plastics."

You can admire her work in: www.sayakaganz.com



Jane Perkins, "I am a 're-maker', taking inspiration from found objects and working them into something new."


Her great work can be admired in: www.bluebowerbird.co.uk




Mark Oliver, using recycled materials, creates these beautiful works.

"A creature whose instinctual and physical qualities have adapted so uniquely to the modern urban environment that it has rendered itself, by nature of camouflage, virtually invisible in it’s normal habitat."

You can admire his work in: wwww.thelitterbug.com




Sandy Sanderson, lives in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Create cars fine finishes from beverage cans.

"After having an accident which left me with some time to use, I decided to put pencil to paper and try and make a racing car using the bottoms of cans as its wheels, and the graphics as the decoration for the body."

You can admire his work in: www.sandyscancars.com




Robert Travis PondHalf of what I do is collecting materials. "I look for objects with significance and meaning, objects that have connections to us as individuals and as a whole. The scraps I use are a part of our human history".

You can admire his work in: www.steelpond.com




Tom Hardwidge, "Arthrobots are unique and individual arthropod sculptures created by me".

" and have been creating the Arthrobots (a combination of robots and arthropods) since late 2010."

You can admire his work in: www.arthrobots.com




Andrew Chase, is a great photographer who creates mechanical sculptures of animals and photographs them in different poses.

You can admire his work in: www.andrewchase.com




Jud Turner, Using found objects, welded steel, and re-purposed consumer items, I create sculptures which are about the exhilarations and anxieties of living in our modern, industrialized society.

You can admire his work in: www.judturner.com




Alex Andromeda : "Like a modern archeologist I 'm looking for the signs left by the energy of ancient and hyper civilizations in old computer and electronic equipment. Futuristic and ancient forms presented in my Art are showing that there is something mystical going on".

You can see his work in: www.alexandromeda.com




Ann P. Smith : spends her days making animal inspired sculptures from broken electronics and machine parts. Her works have been displayed in galleries and museums across the US, including The Peabody Essex Museum, the Ohio Craft Museum, and the Mulvane Art Museum.

You can see her work in: www.burrowburrow.com



Recycleart, car and motorcycle parts, screws and gears welded together to most original and unique sculptures. These expressive figures are produced according to hand made plans, polished and painted. Our strength lies in the detail. Up to 8 meter high sculptures are dismantled in up to 10 parts. Each object is unique.

The great work can be admired in: www.recycleart.ch



Kike, creates unique works, recycling electronic materials that nobody uses.

Motorcycles, airplanes and cars, are just some of his work made ​​from waste technology.

The great work can be admired in: www.kikearts.blogspot.com




Nirit Levav, an artist and a designer.

Graduated from the Parsons School of Design in New York with a degree in Fashion Design. Recently Nirit has decided to focus on a single raw material - recycled bicycle chains, and on a single theme - dogs...

The great work can be admired in: www.niritlevav.com




Andrew Myers, blends modern material with classical figurative technique featuring a universal subject matter that is prevalent throughout his work. It is his unification of these three characteristics that results in the innovative and modern artwork that captivates viewers and has been so highly acclaimed nationwide.

Photo work was created with screws.

The great work can be admired in: www.niritlevav.com



Efraïm Rodríguez, mixture hyperrealism and strangeness, the sculpture makes what Dr. Frankenstein did (in fiction) in human anatomy.

His work can be admired in: www.efraimrodriguez.net




Franco Recchia, "See the art from a different point of view. Find Out how the world change in the hands of a fantasy meccano. Dive in the colors of urban life. Explore the world of franco recchia".

His great work can be admired in: www.francorecchia.it




Dario Tironi, Lives and works in Bergamo.

"Old toys, discarded computer components, broken calculators, even plastic bottles, they’re all part of Tironi’s recycled universe".

His work can be admired in: www.dariotironi.com




Jenny Horstman, is an award-winning artist who creates life-size sculptures from scrap metal, transforming random pieces of hardware into works of art that are sought after by collectors and commissioned for public art installations.

Her great work can be admired in: www.jennyhorstman.com




Barbara Franc, "I have always been fascinated by the shapes and sculptural forms of animals, they present a never-ending source of inspiration to me. I try to capture a feeling of their movement and presence in my sculpture."

Her great work can be admired in: www.barbarafranc.co.uk




Greg Brotherton, "creates meticulously detailed sculpture, using steel, wood, glass, concrete and unusual found objects. Greatly inspired by the dystopian and political fiction of the early 20th century, his pieces emerge from Kafkaesque imagery around themes of escape and discovery."

You can admire his works in: www.brotron.com




Michihiro Matsuoka, finds inspiration from his childhood memories and deteriorated devices. Creating worn out devices that fuse animals and fish with machinery, Matsouka primarily uses industrial resin and resin clay for his work, but will incorporate other materials that seem to be suitable.

You can admire his works in: www.artishopix.com



Paper and Paperboard Art



Haruki Nakamura, is an expert artist in Origami, a Japanese art that consists of creating figures by folding pieces of paper.

In his latest work, has combined paper figure with movement. A heart made of different paper forms that move like gear when turning a crank.

His great work can be admired in: www.geocities.jp/kamikara1967/paperart.htm




Rogan Brown, "My work is an exploration and re-presentation of natural organic forms both mineral and vegetal."


His great work can be admired in: www.roganbrown.com




Sher Christopher, each sculpture is unique and is a response to the exploration of paper as a permanent scuptural medium.

Paper is a beautiful medium to work....

Her great work can be admired in: www.sherchristopher.com/




Diana Beltran Herrera, Using paper as her primary medium she is able to present notions of temporality and change, emphasising the process of transformation that continuously occur in nature as well as mankind.


Her great work can be admired in: www.dianabeltranherrera.com




Dan Reeder, I’m a paper mache artist living in Seattle, Washington.

His work can be admired in: www.gourmetpapermache.com






Nathalie Boutté, is neither a photographer nor a sculptor nor a painter, her collages are all of these things. Her creations are derived from her knowledge of paper and volumes.

Her work can be admired in: www.nathalieboutte.com




Matthew Shlian, "Guided by wonder, my work is made because I cannot visualize its final realization; in this way I come to understanding through curiosity".

His work can be admired in: www.mattshlian.com




Cheong-ah Hwang, "Hwang was born in Korea and came to the United States in 1992. She studied art and technology at Ohio State University, then began making paper-relief sculptures in 2000. There is much promise in her work".

The work can be admired in: www.papernoodle.com




Bovey Lee, "I am a cut paper artist based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA."

"My works have been exhibited at the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; Museum Bellerive, Zurich, Switzerland; National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK; Museum of Fine Arts,..."

Her work can be admired in: www.boveylee.com




Calvin Nicholls, "Working with sheets of paper and a scalpel, he cuts the component pieces to fit the final drawing and assembles the low relief artwork under studio lighting. When the sculpture is complete the lighting is adjusted to bring out the subtle form and texture..."

His work can be admired in: www.calvinnicholls.com




Jessica Drenk, "Tactile and textural, her sculptures highlight the chaos and beauty that can be found in simple materials. Drenk's work is also influenced by systems of information and the impulse to develop an encyclopedic understanding of the world. "

Her work can be admired in: www.jessicadrenk.com




Julie Wilkinson and Joyanne Horscroft, "Using specialised papers and intricate detailing, The Makerie design and create structural showpieces for window installations, advertising, editorials and private collectors, as well as individually supporting selected artists in their work."

Their work can be admired in: www.themakeriestudio.com




Su Blackwell, "I often work within the realm of fairy-tales and folk-lore. I began making a series of book-sculptures, cutting-out images from old books to create three-dimensional diorama's, and displaying them inside wooden boxes."

Her work can be admired in: www.sublackwell.co.uk




Mark Langan, is an Artist who resides in the Cleveland, Ohio suburb of Brunswick Hills.

"Fantastic sculptural works are created using nothing more than mere corrugated boxes, non-toxic glue, a razor knife, a cutting edge and a mat."

His work can be admired in: www.langanart.com




Troy Dugas, "My collages are made from vintage product labels purchased in unused bundles. The material is cut or shredded then arranged onto flat surfaces (paper, canvas, or wood) to produce artwork that appear woven."

His work can be admired in: www.troydugas.com




Eric Standley, "He sleeps on rare occasions and dreams that with hard work and concentration he might one day become a modernist. He holds allegiance to a faith of his own construction, which is reinvented on a daily basis."

His work can be admired in: www.ericstandley.30art.com




Ingrid Siliakus , "...I experience an ultimate satisfaction at the critic moment when the paper, with a silenced sigh, surrenders and becomes a blade-sharp crease. The sound of the paper, which guides this surrendering, to me is incomparable..."

Her work can be admired in: www.ingrid-siliakus.exto.org




Patty and Allen Eckman, “We have really enjoyed the development of our fine art techniques over the years, and have created a process that is worth sharing, said Allen Eckman. “We believe there are many artists and sculptors who will enjoy this medium as much as we have.”

Their work can be admired in: www.eckmanfineart.com




Yulia Brodskaya, “...she continued to experiment and explore ways of bringing together all the things she likes most: typography, paper, and highly detailed hand-made craft objects. ”

Her work can be admired in: www.artyulia.com




Haruhiko Tanaka, “across paper cutting art, explores different themes ranging from human figures through the fine details of animals to beautiful insects ... ”

Work can be admired in: www.haruhikotanaka.com




Helen Musselwhite, “The beauty of it never ceases to amaze me and, happily, I’m well placed to observe it, living as I do just south of Manchester with one foot in the urban landscape and the other in the countryside.”

Work can be admired in: www.helenmusselwhite.co.uk




Peter Callesen, “The paper cut sculptures explore the probable and magical transformation of the flat sheet of paper into figures that expand into the space surrounding them.”

Work can be admired in: www.petercallesen.com




Camila Rapetti, “The colors and shapes vary according to each piece. Skeleton are made with wire covered with gummed paper, painted in bright colors with a semi-matt finish.”

Work can be admired in: www.camilarapetti.blogspot.com



Wood Art



Harvey Zeugin, is a craftsman who enjoys creating wood intarsia with fine detail and high quality.

His great work can be admired in: www.knightsky.com/




Victor Dubovik (Виктор Дубовик), leads a family workshop of artistic wood carving with his son and daughter.

They are from Bryansk, Russia.

His great work can be admired in: www.dubovikwoodcutter.narod.ru




Ian Norbury, is an artist of our time; drawing on the past, but creating and delivering work both for and of the present, as well as the future in a totally uncompromising way.

His great work can be admired in: www.iannorbury.com




Nino Orlandi, "I am a self-taught Italian sculptor, born in Serramazzoni, Italy in 1946, where I currently live, and I have my lab. Was very young I have had a passion for sculpture."

His great work can be admired in: www.facebook.com



Ayhan Tomak, was born in Antakya.

Concerning the domain of functional art he has been developing new designs working with mirrors and wood. Ayhan Tomak is a member of the Helsinki International Artists Association and contiues working in his own studio in Istanbul.

His great work can be admired in: www.ayhantomak.com




Gary Tatman, resides in the town of Glen Burnie, Maryland.

Is a craftsman who whittled these fine masterpieces to perfection, although he works with wood as a passion.

See his work



Paul Baliker, "A passion for nature has inspired me to create a body of work that is environmental in pith. I endeavor to capture a moment in wood or bronze that expresses potential for a symbiotic relationship with nature".

www.paulbaliker.com




Amber Jean, "I created a life-size figurative sculpture in steel when I was 16 and taught myself to carve with a chainsaw while in my 20’s".

Her work you can see in: www.amberjean.com



Bruno Torfs, has created a world rich with fantasy and insightful beauty derived from his imagination and inspired by his intrepid journeys to some the world most intriguing and remote regions.

His work you can see in: www.brunosart.com




Diederick Kraaijeveld, builds classic and modern icons in vintage reclaimed - painted - wood; a Coke Can, Steve McQueen or a pair of Chuck Taylors. Goal to create desirable artifacts out of material that others have thrown away as worthless......

His work you can see in: www.oudhout.com




Heather Jansch, "I always said that if I could not make a living as an artist I would either work with horses or become a landscape gardener. In the early days I could not know that I would eventually be in a position to combine the three things".

Her work you can see in: www.heatherjansch.com




Mark Doolittle, "My style and approach are my own, greatly influenced by my background in biology. In my artwork, I try to express the dynamic form of growth and symmetry encountered in cells and tissues, as well as in whole organisms throughout the natural world."

Her work you can see in: www.markdoolittlestudio.com




James Doran-Webb, started to design driftwood furniture in 2005 and it was while playing with the various natural forms that he decided to try his hand at making animal sculptures.

His work you can see in: www.jamesdoranwebb.com




Paul Baden, specialising in wood carvings made from laminated wood veneers, Paul brings his experiences of maps and the human body into his wood sculptures.

His work you can see in: www.paulbaden.co.uk



J. Paul Fennell, specialising in wood carvings made from laminated wood veneers, Paul brings his experiences of maps and the human body into his wood sculptures.

His work you can see in: www.jpaulfennell.com/Gallery.html




Derek Weidman, the work is done primarily on a wood lathe, and why all the main features of the animals I represent get abstracted into circular components. "I feel at times like I am simply documenting the natural world through the abstracting lens of a wood lathe".

His work you can see in: www.weidmanwoodsculpture.com



Malcolm Zander, "I have been fortunate in having been able to spend time with several well-known turners: I would like to thank Giles Gilson, Rolly Munro, Jason Russell and Binh Pho for sharing their skills and knowledge with me."

His work you can see in: www.malcolmzander.com




Darrell Copeland, "I create representational, non-objective, and abstract art; finding inspiration in nature, modern and contemporary art, architecture, life experiences and my imagination."

His work you can see in: www.darrellcopeland.com




David Knopp , "I can control these lines as I carve by changing the angle and depth of the material being removed."

His work you can see in: www.davidknopp.com




Bruce Hoover, "Took to turning with a passion and, as he was able to spend more time at the lathe, his talent and skill quickly expanded."

His work you can see in: www.brucehoover.esva.net




Lyle Jamieson, "In all my work I try to reveal the beauty, color, and design of the wood. Wood has always been a sensual medium for me, and to bring the emotion and graceful movement of the human figure into the mix has been stimulating and satisfying."

His work you can see in: www.lylejamieson.com




Mario Dilitz, "He combines traditional sculptural knowledge and technical skills with contemporary issues and thereby manages to create sculptures of great intensity and appeal."

His work you can see in: www.mariodilitz.com




Michael Mode, "Many years ago I learned to always make the most exciting creative choices. I hope the results please you today."

His work you can see in: www.michaelmode.com




Larisa and Nairi Safaryan, "World class artist wood sculptor Nairi Safaryan’s perfect eye for beauty, never failing imagination and incredible mastery of the art of carving and sculpting wood are unprecedented. The artist incorporates humor, nature and human qualities in his work which brings a life to them."

Nairi Safaryan's exquisite wood carvings and delicate egg carvings by Larisa Safaryan (daughter of the artist) can be seen in: www.woodsymphony.com




Manolo de la Cruz, "With sinuous shapes and abstract, in an endless game, wooden hues merge and appear to be part of another dimension. They maintain their warmth, harmony, its soft and promise to be an attraction for directions between light and shadow."

You can be seen in: www.tornecruz.blogspot.com




John Beaver, "The success of that piece sparked a passion that has continued to grow for almost three years now. Along the way I have come up with a couple of unique techniques that I have developed and expanded upon."

You can be seen in: www.johnbeaver.net




Michael Foster, "I find that if I get an idea for a piece of work, it takes hold of me and I just can’t let it go until I make it real. Some of these ideas will brew for a while, but eventually I will attempt to recreate the idea in wood."

You can be seen in: www.breezyhillturning.com




Alan Trout, "The visual textures created by the blend of the colored resin and organic materials are striking on their own and, in my opinion, are best when incorporated into simple forms with good proportions."

You can be seen in: www.tobinhillturning.com




Joël Urruty, "The figure is abstracted to a minimalist form, void of any superfluous information. The primary material, wood, is often masked by paint to allow the form to take precedence over the material."

You can be seen in: www.joelurruty.com




Hayley Smith, "The idea of making a handprint is not an original one. When we leave a hand print, it is an existential act. “I was here!” Humans have been doing it for millennia across continents. Many of us as children, at home and in school made handprints in art projects."

You can be seen in: www.collectorsofwoodart.org/artist/portfolio/17



Multi-Colored Panels of Wood



Matt Neuman's, multi-colored panels of wood and acrylic are like a psychedelic spiral of energy and emotion.

His great work can be admired in: www.mattneumanartist.com



Pixelated Wood Sculptures



Shawn Smith, "I like to take non-things, like digital images, and translate them back into things"...

His great work can be admired in: www.shawnsmithart.com




Metal Sculptures



Robert Rattray, was born in Ireland and brought up in Wales. After studying sculpture at the City and Guilds of London art school for 4 years, he has been working professionally...

His great work can be admired in: www.rattraysculptures.com




Jeremy Maronpot : "I am attracted to the permanence of the material and challenged by its seemingly unyielding nature."

His great work can be admired in: www.maronpot.com




Peter Mcfarlane : "I was interested in building three-dimensional concepts hung from a two- dimensional plane."

His great work can be admired in: www.petermcfarlane.com




Julio Nieto : "With a clear multidisciplinary vocation, develops their creations in various fields combining poetry with matter."

His great work can be admired in: www.julionieto.com




Juan Ramón Martín : "In the abstract work, the author proposes a way of thinking that leaves open to contemplation to seduce and evoke the object."

His great work can be admired in: www.jrmartinescultor.com




Manuel Marti Moreno : On few occasions does an artist present nudity in the same way as Martí Moreno. And I am not only speaking about bodies, but also of nude faces, or is the face not in itself a fragment of the body?

His great work can be admired in: www.martimoreno.com



Metal Art



Steven Lloyd :"I create all my paintings by hand with the use of the industry’s top products. Each and every design is a true one of a kind work of art"....

His great work can be admired in: www.stevenlloydmetalart.com




Jason Tremewen :"All metal wall art is made local here in Brisbane Australia with a superior quality finish,giving you and your quests the ultra modern look with this exquisite metal art wall decor."

His great work can be admired in: www.metalistik.com.au




TJ Volonis :"In particular I work with patterns--portraying them simply and in their entirety, or through the prism of a larger pattern. In this way I can focus on specific elements of dependency within the pattern that produces a seemingly chaotic effect."

His work can be admired in: www.tjvolonis.com



Ceramic Art



Fran Maguire :"My interests are in the universe, ideas about genetics, viruses, fertility, microcosm and macrocosm, repeating patterns and exploring my own personal experiences of being."

Her work can be admired in: www.franmaguire.co.nz




Marcela Muñoz y Felipe Luna :"Every project created its methodically design, looking to potentiate a best quality and exclusive composition by usage of technic and materials assuring durability of the final product."

Their work can be admired in: www.contempla.cl