Kasim Patton: An Artist Finding Freedom And Beauty In The Discarded

    Kasim Patton creates art using only recycled and found materials. He strives to create original pieces that challenge himself and the viewer. Kasim Patton is a artist and photographer from Southern California. After working a few dead end jobs, he decided to pursue his passion for photography full time. Kasim Patton started shooting weddings and other events by word of mouth. While working … Continue reading Kasim Patton: An Artist Finding Freedom And Beauty In The Discarded

Salma Arastu: A Sculptor of the Spirit

  Salma Arastu was born into the Hindu tradition in her native India, and embracing Islam later on, she has enjoyed the beauty of these two distinctive traditions first hand. At birth, Salma Arastu was given the life-defining challenge of a left hand without fingers. Through her belief in the unity of an all-encompassing God, she was able to transcend barriers of religion, culture, and … Continue reading Salma Arastu: A Sculptor of the Spirit

Ai P. Nilson: The Poetic Creativity Of An Artist’s Mind

Ai P. Nilson was born in Huntington Park, raised in Los Angeles and San Bernardino, California, USA. With a strong foundation in Performing Arts (music, drama, and choreography) and Hair Design, she has proven to be a multi-talented and skilled being. Today, she inhabits the world of Visual Arts! Ai possesses a wide range of artistic skills consisting of painting, drawing, and craftsmanship along with … Continue reading Ai P. Nilson: The Poetic Creativity Of An Artist’s Mind

The Amazing Genius Of Maze Artist Warren Stokes

Born in Colorado Springs, CO, Warren Stokes is a self-taught artist and mazeologist. During his early years he had a love for drawing sports and comics.  But frustrated with the look of his people he never took art seriously. A trip to the library changed his life when he discovered the art of architecture, making his goal to become a professional architect and design houses. Unfortunately his first drafting class would be … Continue reading The Amazing Genius Of Maze Artist Warren Stokes

Melissa Moss: A study Of An Artist of the Heart

Melissa Moss’s paintings of delicate trees and otherworldly flowers may depict adorable creatures being devoured or pretty pink flowers attacking a tree. Tiny details such as drops of blood or imperiled creatures are not always evident at first glance. Sometimes sinister, this is the subterranean landscape that lies beneath a child’s fairy tale or a Saturday morning cartoon. “As a kid I used to see … Continue reading Melissa Moss: A study Of An Artist of the Heart

Eike Waltz: An Artist Outside The Box

  Eike Waltz has enjoyed a twofold career as ballet dancer in his native Germany, as a US based international engineering designer and international electronics industry consultant. Between these careers, he studied fine art and industrial design at the Royal College of Art in London. In his sculpture of the last decade, Eike Waltz brings a designers edge and a balletic flow to metal, resin, … Continue reading Eike Waltz: An Artist Outside The Box

Sheila Halligan-Waltz: An Artist Passionate About Social Injustices

  “My subjects face the viewer and make eye contact thus establishing an even greater human relationship”. Sheila Halligan-Waltz Sheila Halligan-Waltz studied briefly at the Art Institute of Chicago and privately. It is was her feeling as an artist-citizen which compelled her, to paint numerous works to document the personalities and abuses of the Bush White House. Beyond the Bush era, my work tackles issues … Continue reading Sheila Halligan-Waltz: An Artist Passionate About Social Injustices

Shoko Ryu: An Artist of the Soul

  I am always pulling inspiration from my life experiences and the different things I see. Some of my favorite works are works that reflect nature, animals, people, and symbolism. But I am also always excited to work on challenging new projects that make me think about things in a different way and expand my horizons. Shoko Ryu is a freelance illustrator originally from Japan … Continue reading Shoko Ryu: An Artist of the Soul

Playwright: Raegan Payne

    Raegan Payne is an award-winning, published playwright who is happy to say her work is regularly produced around the US. Her scripts are sold in the US and UK. She’s been lucky enough to study Shakespeare at Oxford University, playwriting with The Royal Court in London, and Improv at the Groundlings School in LA. Raegan is currently a finalist for Los Angeles’s Center … Continue reading Playwright: Raegan Payne

Filmmaker Craig Efros on his new film “Hollows Grove”

      Craig has always been a student of Television, Film, Theater and horror, first as a young kid hiding in the shadows sneaking peaks at horror films his parents were watching, then to making his own short films as a child, through to studying film in college. After majoring in Film Studies at U.C.S.B., Craig started working in Post Production. For over a … Continue reading Filmmaker Craig Efros on his new film “Hollows Grove”

Artist: Elizabeth Zaikowski and Natures Cosmic Art

    Elizabeth Zaikowski has created a unique collection of art. Portraying themes originating in the spiritual character of the mandala and the world of magical fantasy and illusion. Mandalas, being symbolic of the universe and its eternal character, provide the symmetry and balance one sees in much of her work. Communication, connection and partcipation with natures cosmic world order are inherent themes. Artist’s Statement … Continue reading Artist: Elizabeth Zaikowski and Natures Cosmic Art

Artist: Jose Angel Hernandez

    Jose Angel Hernandez was born in Puerto Rico and raised in the Northeast of the United States. It wasn’t until his midlife, at turn of the century, that  he developed a passion for painting.  Jose Angel Hernandez started  his art career in Los Angeles, California, going to local art workshops and read lots of art books. In 2004, what started as his mid-life crisis … Continue reading Artist: Jose Angel Hernandez

The Artist: Chris Crosby

    Chris Crosby is the son of legendary just musician Bob Crosby leader of  Bob Crosby band leader of the “Bob Crosby Bobcats” the Dixieland jazz band that wrote the book for the Chicago/ New Orleans style players of the 30s and 40s. Chris Crosby is also the nephew and grandson of  Bing Crosby, the first and biggest superstar of the 20th century. Chris … Continue reading The Artist: Chris Crosby

Artist: Bradley Carter

  Bradley Carter was born in Ohio in 1977 and grew up pursing arts in Virginia and North Carolina. Bradley works predominately in the medium of painting with his passion in Abstract Expressionism, but includes collage and photography in some of his works. He completed his BFA in painting and print making from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2002. He is active in both national and … Continue reading Artist: Bradley Carter

Artist: M.HELSENROTT HOCHHAUSER

  My art work has taken on many direction during my long career as an artist. Born in Chicago, Ill., lived most of my life in New YorkCity. Now, reside in Santa Barbara, California. Educated in New York receiving a Masters Degree in Painting, and a partial completion for a Doctoral Degree in Museum Studies. Joined Trenton State College a Professor of Art.   Sometime ago, I worked in … Continue reading Artist: M.HELSENROTT HOCHHAUSER