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Artist Spotlight: Kamille Freske

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Artist Spotlight on PA-based fine art painter Kamille Freske. by Daniel Barron     If it’s a witch, elf queen, or lady of the lake, it must emerge from the brush of Pennsylvania-based painter Kamille Freske. A graduate of The Tyler School of Art in 2012, she is currently explores her passion for portraiture, particularly […]

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Artist Spotlight: Martin Darkside

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Artist Spotlight on the macabre works of UK-based fine artist Martin Darkside. by Daniel Barron     Martin Woodhead, aka Martin Darkside, is a UK-based fine artist who has specialized in surreal oil paintings since 2002. Incorporating elements of pinup art , tattoo culture, fantasy, horror, and pulp cover illustration, his macabre aesthetic brings a […]

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Artist Spotlight: Allen Panakal

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Artist Spotlight on the impressionistic sci-fi vistas of Allen Panakal. by Daniel Barron     Born and raised in Chicago in a family of artists, Allen Panakal’s mind currently resides in far-off alien landscapes. He has been illustrating for the past three years after working for over a decade as a web and graphic designer […]

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Artist Spotlight: Ankat Hermanns

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Artist Spotlight on German illustrator Ankat Hermanns. by Daniel Barron     Born in Aachen, Germany, close to the Dutch and Belgium border, Anne-Katrin Hermanns began drawing as soon as she was old enough to hold a pen. She presently resides in the Netherlands, where she finished her MA in Scientific Illustration at the Maastricht […]

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Artist Spotlight: Joshua Roman

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Artist Spotlight on the rainbow-hued works of illustrator Joshua Roman. by Daniel Barron     Why choose one flavor when you can taste the rainbow? That seems to be the philosophy of fine artist and illustrator Joshua Roman, whose instantly-recognizable marker compositions explode with rich hues. It’s a vibrant aesthetic choice that livens up even […]

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The “Nightmares” of the Strange Dreams Art Collective

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Spotlight on the Strange Dreams Art Collective’s first physical gallery show, “Nightmares,” at the Thumbprint Gallery. by Daniel Barron     The Strange Dreams Art Collective is an exclusive, internationally-based network of illustrators with a flair for the fantastic. Their membership includes many talents involved with Yay! LA‘s Original Art Series (Evgeniya Golik, Jessica Perner, […]

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Artists Celebrate The Black Panthers’ 50-Year Legacy

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Over 50 artists pay tribute to 50 years of Black Panther party history at the Gregorio Escalante Gallery. by Daniel Barron     The Black Panther party began combating the marginalization of African-Americans over a half century ago, empowering their community via free food programs, clinics, community newspapers, and neighborhood patrols against police brutality. Their […]

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Artist Spotlight: Riley Schmitz

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Artist Spotlight on the grotesque body horror visions of Riley Schmitz. by Daniel Barron     Riley Schmitz works in many mediums and disciplines, from animation to illustration to comic books, but all are united by a clinical fascination with the body’s ability to bleed, excrete, and decay. He’s that kid in the class. But […]

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Artist Spotlight: Priscilla Kim

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Artist Spotlight on the sci-fi/fantasy worlds of Texas-based illustrator Priscilla Kim. by Daniel Barron     Sorcery, enchanted artifacts, and steampunk flying tech are the meals of the day when it comes to the digital art of Priscilla Kim. Currently based in Austin, TX, her detailed pulp elseworlds bear an enduring love of genre fiction, […]

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Artist Spotlight: Susana Vilchez

No Comments 24 March 2017

Artist Spotlight on Toronto-based multimedia artist Susana Vilchez aka Suspiria. by Daniel Barron     Born in Barcelona, Susana Vilchez (aka Suspiria) currently lives in Toronto working as a custom tattoo and multimedia artist. Her forte is in splashy realizations of rockabilly iconography, vintage Halloween imagery, and badass babes from 70s and 80s horror. Vilchez studied art, fashion, and graphic design in Barcelona […]

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