Posts Tagged ‘abstract paintings’
Abstract Artist: David Munroe
Medium: Acrylic, Mixed Media
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I notice unusual things everywhere, often in unanticipated places; from the surface of a body of water to the rustic, industrial warehouse floor of a manufacturing facility. Trying to infuse texture, iridescence and illumination into my work, while simultaneously trying to portray depth and balance.
Inspiration for my paintings are taken from nature and the environment and interpreted in fresh and vibrant colors using a mixture of unusual textures and techniques to create beautiful and organic paintings. My creative process includes experimenting with unusual materials found in the natural environment and using textures, The Introduction of heat and cold to effect the materials and their drying speeds leading to unusual and unexpected beauty.
Abstract Artist: Ray Wolf
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When asked how long it takes me to paint a painting, my reply is always, all my life. Every brush stroke and drawing that I have ever done has brought me to finish each painting. After 36 years of selling my art, I have found how fickle I am with what I like to do. Abstract art is now my new direction. It’s like painting with no responsibility, letting the color live where it wants to on the canvas. If you do these things, the piece will always speak to the observer.
Born in 1950 in Kansas City, Missouri. A mother of native American blood and a father of German heritage, Ray is an only child to parents who were not suppose to be able to have children. Ray knew since grade school that art would be the passion of his life. Having wonderful parents that put no restraints on his artistic talent, gave him the ability to paint without boundaries. Being a self taught artist, he has experimented with different techniques to achieve the styles he painted over the years. Ray’s growth as an artist has led him to the enjoyment of abstract art and letting the color itself tell the artist where it wants to live on the canvas. Ray’s abstracts are fresh, they explode with color and vitality, yet they exhibit a kinship with his Native American heritage. They exist outside mind and place. Ray’s expansive paintings evoke a powerful response.
Abstract Artist: Pierre Bellemare
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Beyond the joy of painting, the whole beauty of abstract art for me is the fact that it is boundless. Each person, regardless of their culture or background, can see themselves in it and experience their own emotions.
Pierre Bellemare’s fundamental inspiration is characterized by energy, rhythm and action, in relation to different cultural and musical mosaics. Through the use of color, light, texture and elements of calligraphy, musical creations unfold in large format. For the artist, color holds a vibration akin to music. This vibration invites us to see a world expressed through the power of abstraction, rather than pictures or words. This freedom of gesture, in full awareness of the present moment, relies on a foundation that springs from an amalgam of knowledge and artistic spontaneity. For the creator, design, balance and structure are essential to deeply and powerfully express a painting in all its uniqueness.
Pierre Bellemare holds a background in art and a bachelor’s degree in graphic communications. As a computer graphics designer, he founded the agency Bellemare Graphic Design. He has realized several national and international assignments, some of which were published in over 65 countries. As a painter, he has exhibited his work in various galleries in Canada and the United States. He also participated in group exhibitions in both Canada and Europe. Since he started devoting himself fully to his art, travel and music have become Pierre Bellemare’s greatest sources of inspiration. The cultures of different countries he visited in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as the music of the legendary band U2, have inspired vibrant colors that he uses with great pleasure as integral elements of his paintings. His paintings have found a home in private and corporate collections in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania.
Abstract Artist: Estelle Asmodelle
Since 1978 I’ve been painting abstract pieces. My work is contemporary and eclectic, and usually takes the distinct style called neo-abstract expressionism. More recently, I’ve become devoted to working on large canvas pieces, painted with either acrylic or oils. These pieces enable a multi-dimensional framework, drawing in the observer, rather than an image being viewed from outside. I like to think of my abstract works as reflective of an observer’s ideas and emotions. Most of my abstract works are inspired from hypnagogic states I often experience (The hypnagogic experience occurs between being awake and asleep,) and take non-conventional abstract structures, often devoid of form, that are designed to challenge artistic symbolism and archetypes. It also follows, that my abstract work has an inherit deconstruction to its imagery, as well as shape, and form are non-recognisable in the conventional sense.
Sometimes I chose a theme: gender, politics, art, beauty, cosmology, or other subjects, and improvise the vision while painting, allowing the work and my vision to mould into its own synthesis. It is this symbiosis that releases those hypnagogic images in an almost unconscious manner. I see great inspiration in the physical nature of our existence, but embrace a quantum ideology: that observing my work, whilst creating it, I’m in a sense bringing it into existence, yet its final form is unknown to me until I observe the completed work. Additionally, my work is both the product of my skill and the physical laws of nature. I usually work on two or more pieces concurrently; sometimes with the same theme, reflecting similar or opposing ideas in each work. Often I chose works that have important themes, as I adhere to the concept that it is Art’s responsibility is to inspire thought towards a resolution of key issues.
On the other hand my photographic work is usually brightly coloured and offers an optimistic view of the subject, and in many cases most of my personal photographic work is self-portraiture. Conversely, some of my recent photographic work is concerned with dissecting recognisable and accepted conventional symbolism, with the intention to reassessing the validity of these conventions. I have worked full time as a professional designer for over 15 years, and have won many design awards for my digital work. Yet I see my abstract paintings as genuinely original and more significant, while my digital work is often more commercial in nature.
Estelle started painting abstract pieces from early childhood and while at Wollongong University, started creating large canvases. Her first solo exhibition was at Wollongong Regional Art Gallery, (now called the Wollongong City Gallery). During her varied career Estelle continued to paint and exhibit, and while living in Japan also exhibited at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum as part of the UNESCO International Friendship Exhibition in 1991. Estelle also started the Tokyo Eki (train station) Exhibition, displaying and selling her work in Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and Tokyo.
Estelle was also involved in group shows in Los Angeles, at the Los Angeles Center For Digital Art LACDA. Since returning to Australia, Estelle has continued to exhibit in both solo exhibitions in Sydney and country NSW, as well as in group shows, one example is the Redfern Artist Group. Her work has been exhibited in Tokyo, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Sydney and regional NSW. Estelle has had numerous solo shows and participated in over 100 group shows, and her art website details some of her work at ‘Abstract Artist’. In 2010 Estelle published her first art book, entitled: “Transience”, which is available at most larger bookstores, such as Barnes and Noble and online at Amazon and other retailers including the iTunes Store.
Abstract Artist: Fernando Soares
The reality is made of eternal mutations. That’s my art.
Fernando Soares was born in São Paulo, Brazil in 1988. He has been painting for seven years. Fernando spent some years in France and came back to continue painting in his home town. For more details and artworks visit his website.
Abstract Artist: Allison Iris
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I have been painting and creating art, in many forms, for as long as I can remember. Creativity is in my bones; it’s what makes me happy. My “process” is simple. Most of the time there is no planning involved. I let color inspire me and lead me in a direction. I love the freedom of the abstract. My pieces are untitled on purpose; mostly because I don’t want there to be preconceived ideas about what is being portrayed. For me, the point isn’t always to portray a specific emotion, thought, or idea, but to simply create something that is beautiful.
Allison has always enjoyed expressing her creativity, from finger painting to driveway chalk murals, to experimentation with watercolors, oils, and really any medium she could get her hands on. She has no formal training and has developed her own methods and techniques by experimentation. Over the last few years, abstract painting has emerged as her passion. Something shifted inside of her after a difficult personal stretch and she began to pull herself out of the darkness. Allison felt an impulse to paint again and her first major body of work was born. She now realize that the need to create is a part of what defines Her. She is a painter.
Abstract Artist: Mari’ Pack
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I paint because I have the need to find control in a time we have little. I look at the world around me and see so much pain and anxiety, but I can also find beauty and tranquility. In these moments of intense emotion, I find my inspiration. I paint with the conviction that color can enlighten. Strong color is essential to my work. I start with basic color psychology. I take a moment in time and recreate it as an abstraction using specific colors. Discovering new forms of composition and using unconventional paint applications are fundamental in my process. Currently, I am experimenting with mythology and my southwestern heritage through the use of blending different textures and colors to create a bold and eclectic body of work. I know a piece is finished when it can evoke a different emotional response from everyone who views it.
Mari’ is a New Mexico born artist who moved to New York in 2001 to study at Syracuse University. Her work is devoted to exploring the limits, aesthetics, and possibilities of paint, medium, and form. She is commonly inspired by the action painting techniques of Abstract Expressionism. The result is a idiosyncratic body of artwork that is original, colorful, and evokes an emotional response from its audience. In her current work, Mari’ is experimenting with different methods of applying acrylic paint through the use of unconventional objects, mediums, and textures.
Abstract Artist: Tamal Sen Sharma
Medium: Mixed Media
I would like to characterize my work as the representation of some conscious and unconscious thoughts which mingle together and thus a spiritual power force me to play with colour and give them shape.
Mr. Tamal Sen Sharma is an Indian Abstract Artist. He has always had a strong interest in Art and Creative expression. Most welcome to visit his website given above. Approx 200 Abstract Paintings created by him displayed here.
Abstract Artist: Shana Stern
Medium: Fluid Acrylic
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I have always been incredibly inspired by movement and color. When we look at art, a dark day can shift into a beautiful one. Apathy can shift to action. And that’s what is amazing about being an abstract artist. Everyone can experience your art in a totally unique way. I can have four people look at one of my paintings and each person sees something completely different in it. And I love that. From the moment I begin to visualize my next piece, through mixing the paints, until it’s complete and the varnish has dried — I paint each piece listening to a single song. Hopefully, the movement and emotion I feel comes out onto the canvas. Unable to hold a paintbrush – attempting to control the uncontrollable, to create something beautiful out of the chaos which can ensue when working with fluid acrylics – I work from underneath the canvas to influence the flow of paint and to create some of the other-worldly effects you will find in my art.
A former professional screenwriter in Los Angeles and a dancer since age 3, when health issues and injury left Shana unable to do either, she began to channel her love of music and movement into painting and is known for creating highly energetic art which spills and dances across the canvas. In her first year as a working artist, Shana’s paintings have been sold to private collectors, auctioned at charity events and created on commission by interior designers and builders. Named by the Multiple Sclerosis Society as one of the 2013 Artists of the Year, Shana resides in Austin, Texas.
Abstract Artist: Alx Fox
Medium: Acrylic, Mixed Media, Oil
My art reflects life, and the layers of changes that impact it. We are all changed each day and every moment. What we see, every sound we hear, the conversations and the silences we participate in change us minute by minute. Even the aroma of a bygone meal can evoke memories that can last a lifetime. All of these leave us with a new layer. We grow and continue on our path carrying these effects. Alx now lives and creates in the Northwest.
Alx Fox is an experimental mixed media artist born in Upstate New York who is driven by an incredible passion for self-expression through art. Throughout her extensive travels, Alx developed an appreciation for the majestic surroundings she encountered around the world. Years of study made it clear that Alx’s life would be centered upon her passion for art and self expression. She attended State University of New York at Buffalo and Barat College in Lake Forest Illinois where she discovered a love for photography. Her works are often noted for their unique style, elegance, and technique. Alx has developed an innovative style that blends thought provoking mystery with abstract expressionism.
I’m a self taught artist. I specialize in traditional abstract art.
Cheryl began her creative process as a teenager. Taking class specifics in graphite, sculpture and photography. As an adult she has evolved in her creations. After traumatic events in her life she began teaching herself on the use of acrylics and oils. Early creations included landscapes and still life. As her work progressed she began to paint abstract. It was an immediate connection. Her work was inspired by both the anguish and beauty in the world that surrounds and connects us all to one another through color and motion.
Abstract Artist: Mirza Zupljanin
Medium: Mixed Media
I like to paint.
Mirza Zupljanin is an abstract painter from Novi Pazar in southwest Serbia. He is engaged in many facets of art such as painting, sculpture, art photography, fashion design, graphic design, interior design, and 3D art.
Abstract Artist: Mallorie Mae
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I use painting as a way to release emotions. Each piece is a part of me. I want to share with the world these most intimate fragments of my soul. On the best pieces, you can see all my emotions left right there on the canvas when it’s done. Showing someone my work is a defining moment for me. When someone shares with me the feelings they experience when looking at one of my paintings, that is what propels me forward and keeps me going. When I start, the creation is for me, but in the end if serves a much bigger purpose. I’m always looking for a new edge, materials or styles. I like to explore the use of atypical mediums. It’s about daring to do something different and standing apart from my fellow artists. I love abstract art because it is so open to interpretation. What I felt when creating may not be the same as what someone feels when viewing the piece. My current work is a lot of experimentation on my part. I’m trying a lot of new techniques and approaches. Each painting is becoming more intricate and complex. I feel that I improve with every piece I create. Each one is better than the last. It’s amazing to watch my work, and myself, evolve. Each day I am a better artist then I was yesterday. And that’s the only artist that you should ever compare yourself to.
Mallorie Mae is an artist who specializes in abstract artwork. While she enjoys painting, she also likes to explore other unconventional mediums. She has a collection of melted crayon art that isn’t something you’re likely to see every day. Mallorie is always daring to do something different to stand apart from her fellow artists. Recently, Mallorie was interviewed by “Today I Conversed With” an art blog out of Italy. In Spring of 2013 she will be featured in one of the first issues of the new magazine “The Glass Journal”. She was also selected as one of the featured artists in a recent charity event. Mallorie’s art adorns the walls of many homes across North America and her audience is rapidly expanding. Her home serves as her gallery, literally selling the art off her walls. She went to art school on and off for years studying Graphic Design and Fine Art. Mallorie took classes at Kutztown University and Bellevue University but given the funds and time restraints of a “starving artist” she was never able completed a degree, making her a self-taught artist. Ever since Mallorie was a little girl, being an artist was her dream but just a few years ago she started getting really serious about her art and perfecting her craft. Mallorie was born in Easton, Pennsylvania and then spent the rest of her life being somewhat of a drifter. But she fell in love with the City of New York after living there for a short time and ever since the day she left, she has been trying to find her way back.
Abstract Artist: Sabina D’Antonio
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I am a self taught and self representing artist working in Abstract Art. As an artist and photographer, it is my experience in life that inspires my Art. I feel art is a form of expression for not only the artist, but the collector as well. I am an Artist, not a machine. The art I create is left open to the individual’s interaction and hopefully inspiration.
Sabina paints with energy, spontaneity, and emotion. resulting in pieces that arouse and captivate the viewer. Her abstract paintings are expressions of her love for color and textures. She is a versatile artist, painting various subject matter in several styles. Sabina has nurtured her independence and artistic freedom and paints spontaneously from within: expressing a feeling, a memory or an impression. Her abstract art is well-known and collected nationally and internationally. She has been painting her entire life and just recently selling professionally.
Abstract Artist: S.A. Barone
Medium: Acrylic, Mixed Media
I am truly in love with the abstract and non-objective style of art. I love the way shapes and colors interact with each other as I use bright and bold colors to create interesting compositions. A good many of my paintings are unplanned they just come out of my own thoughts and energy and how I see things in my everyday life. It’s very satisfying to paint along on a large canvas and find exciting shapes emerging and interacting with each other.
S. A. Barone, which stands for Shirley Anna Barone, was born in San Francisco, California, close to Fisherman’s Wharf. She is the mother of three daughters and grandmother to eight grandchildren. Shirley is a breast cancer survivor of four years. Shirley has studied with well known artists in Redding, as well as in San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. Shirley does approximately ten commissioned paintings a year and has a client base that stretches from Marin County, to Los Angeles. Shirley is also a children’s writer and has been published in several children’s magazines, such as Highlights, Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, Children’s Playmate and Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul. She has won several awards for her art work, from a Best of Show to a People’s Choice award, to an Award of Excellence in a National Show, and several First Place awards. Shirley is currently showing her art work at The Studio Experience, a fine art gallery, in Redding, California. Shirley also shows her art work at private shows and in some places of business in and around Redding, CA.
When I was a child I had one of those 110mm cameras and decided I would write and photograph the next great American bird field guide but I had a lot of trouble getting close enough to anything other than the dead birds the cat brought me so I gave up my book dreams but kept my love of art and photography. The 35mm replaced the 110mm and I learned a lot about photography from my mother. I took art classes through school to help develop my eye for balance, color and design, and I later attended Brooks College of Graphic Design. As a member of the Concord Art Association I won 2nd and a 3rd place in two different shows with my fine art paintings. I sign all my paintings “Blacky” as a memorial to my father. This was his nickname while he served in WWII. Soon thereafter, digital cameras hit the scene and I let go of film forever. My intent was to reproduce poster prints of my fine art but found I enjoyed being outside with the camera more than I enjoyed being inside with the paintbrush, however I still wield the brush as inspiration hits. I love experimenting with all kinds of mediums and combining things to create unique pieces.
My current abstract paintings are color stories bursting with emotion, freedom and energy intended to bring visual joy, and evoke feelings in the viewer. I have a diverse gallery set to enjoy. Abstract water photography images make wonderful pieces for interior design. Graffiti street art is an interesting compliment to urban loft living. My galleries can answer any artistic need from boudior to boutique. What’s on your walls?
Donna Blackhall is a photographer and painter living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has a diverse and eclectic style that appeals to a wide audience. Her current abstract paintings are color stories bursting with emotion, freedom and energy intended to bring visual joy, and evoke feelings in the viewer. The photography she most enjoys is nature. Much beauty can be found in the small abstract images that nature provides such as in water reflection to the expansive view of a landscape. Blackhall exhibited at The Artists Alley, San Francisco, September 2009 through March 2010.
My artwork has always been, or for at least the last 12 years or so, been about experimentation with untraditional methods of painting and drawing. I’m influenced and inspired by everything around me, especially nature and color. Color and texture play a huge role in my work. I work with several different types of media, and love to experiment with “nontraditional” ways of layering and laying down the paint. In the end, whatever it is that I’m working on has to be about getting the colors and texture right, and creating an overall balanced feel throughout the piece.
Cristina White-Jones was born and raised in Austin, Tx, and has been painting pretty much her entire life. Cristina received a BFA with an emphasis in painting from Southwest Texas State University in 2003. She has shown work all over the state including, Corpus Christi, Austin, and Ft. Worth. Cristina is a member of Kspace Contemporary in Corpus Christi, Tx and also a part of the RAW artist organization.
Abstract Artist: Ross Van Hunt
When I paint it is as if me and the painting are connected as one. There is no language, no rules, and it is something that words can never describe.
Ross Van Hunt is an abstract expressionist who speaks in colors, using acrylic on canvas, without brushes.
Abstract Artist: Ronit Kristal
Medium: Digital Painting
I’m drawn to the wild netare but with endless possibilities of the computer program. When I find the texture, color, and shape I want that’s the moment I feel happy and balanced.
The rhythms and repetitions in Kristal’s work evoke a myriad of emotions, drawing the viewer to ideas on the wildness of the natural world. The opposing aspects of nature, both deconstructive and reconstructive, are evident as the artist strives for a harmonious outcome. The abstract nature of her work feels alien in some respects and yet there is always a texture or colour which gives an aspect of the familiar. Scale is irrelevant as macrocosm and microcosm become interchangeable. Turbulence is balanced with calm as Kristal searches for an inner completeness.
Abstract Artist: Dorit Ruff
Medium: Acrylic, Mixed Media
My paintings are part of a process of development and change I’m going through and they reflect, feelings and thoughts I had at the time. Each painting is unique and made with lots of love. Most of them acrylic on canvas, mixed technique, made with, palette knife, brushes, sponges, hands and more. FROM THE VERY HEART OF MY CREATIVITY.
Dorit Ruff was born in 1958 in Israel, over the years, developed a long career as senior manager in the industry. Two years ago, after retirement from work, Dorit started to study art in a professional studio, learning and gaining exposure to art, painting techniques, knowledge of art history as she began to create her unique abstract art. During this time she has presented her works in several group exhibitions. Today painting has become a very important part of her life and her new future.
Abstract Artist: Rinella Ivankovic
Medium: Acrylic, Mixed Media
I experience art as a medium that should serve a higher purpose. I think that the inborn sensibility has been given to an artist to reach more refined spiritual qualities of life and that his mission is to transfer those qualities and bring them closer to other people through his art. In doing so he helps himself and others. During the painting process I try to focus on my inner peace and joy in my heart and let the intuition guide me. So most of my paintings have been created in such a spontaneous way, while their positive vibrations spread into the surrounding thus achieving pleasant, open and inspiring, both the atmosphere and the way of communication with the viewer. The emphasis is on the power and richness of color which, with its playful, round and irregular shapes, forms, along with liberated drawing, builds up perfect composition giving the painting its harmony.
Rinella Ivankovic was born in 1979. in Zagreb, Croatia. After graduating painting from the School of Art and Design in Zagreb, she entered the Academy of Fine Arts, witch she finished in 2007. on the sculpture section. So far, she had nine solo exhibitions and many group exhibitions in Croatia and one in Austria. She also participated in numerous art workshops and colonies. Periodically she runs art workshops for children and creates scenography for theater, events and promotions.
Abstract Artist: Mary Chaplin
Medium: Acrylic, Oil
Creating is for me is an essential act that that I can not separate from my life. It is as important as the food my body needs to live. Painting is to travel, to listen to the canvas in front of me and interact with it to accept the work as it appears to me and not necessarily as I wanted it to be. Painting is expressing myself, turning feelings from deep down in my inner self into colour.
Mary Chaplin is a professional artist living in Picardy, France. She finds her inspiration in churches where light filtered through stained-glass windows provides her with a source of creation. Her paintings take you into the light and a world celebrating the ineffable. Result of a long internal development, her work reveals the emotion of moments that open like secret passages that transport you into the unique world of the artist. Mary Chaplin in her creative process is constantly looking for an interior architecture, building visions of sacred meaning, an understanding of the world around us. Discovering different places searching for light that brings its unique, ever changing identity to her creations. Painting becomes a path to meditation, and her paintings bridges to reach a world that words cannot express. There have been many positive articles written about Mary Chaplin’s work by the French press. Since 2005, she has regularly exhibited her abstract works in France and Belgium.
Abstract Artist: Lee Pina
Medium: Watercolor, Acrylic
I paint because there are no words. While texture and color are the core of my work, I am exploring what can be created from ‘no-thing’, without an end in mind. I want to create an internal experience, an expression of feeling … mine and yours!
Using a variety of texture, color and material, Pina’s work displays a fluidity that is embedded with emotion, memory and feeling. Clearly a personal journey, Pina’s art reveals an internal expression captured through heavy strokes of color layered with delicate details. She reveals a unique perspective that is both strong and serene; it embodies the spiritual and tangible within the medium. [KaDaFilms]
Abstract Artist: Mimi Chen Ting
While studio life is necessarily reclusive, I do not detach from the world. I am curious and unafraid, allowing for and embracing all complexities that flow and ebb into my consciousness. The process is one of distillation and clarification, just as in life, sorting through, stripping away, and arriving at only that which is essential. My work space is sacred ground. Work is my nirvana.
Mimi Chen Ting (b. 1946 Shanghai, China) is a painter, printmaker and performance artist. She holds a Master’s Degree in Studio Arts from California State University, and has taught at various institutions in California and New Mexico. Her work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in museums, galleries and other institutions throughout the United States and abroad where it has been reviewed and mentioned in local, regional, and international publications. Ting’s paintings and prints are in numerous public, corporate, and private collections. She currently shows her work in New York, California, New Mexico, and Hong Kong, China.