Friday, August 14, 2020

Amazing Woodland Animals Painted On Wooden Slices

Patrycja Prószyńska is Polish artist born in 1985. After she graduated with a degree in fine arts from Wojciech Kossak High School of Arts and she studied arts at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. She also gained Diploma in painting in the studio of prof. Adam Styki. The artist creates stunning animal portraits on wooden slices inspired by woodland creatures and their magical environment.

She has shown her work in many exhibitions including Creative Creations, 2002, MOK in Zambrów; "Graphic preliminary workshop", 2006, MDK No. 2 in Lublin; "Gra i fika", 2007, Cardboard in Lublin; "Graphics - 4th forum", 2007, MDK no. 2 in Lublin; "Collections - meetings with art" 2009, Lubartów; "And this is Poland", 2009, Centrum Kultury w Lublin; Post-open air exhibition "Jedwabne 2009", M-GOK in Jedwabne.

The artist's paintings are in private collections in Poland as well as in abroad. You can follow her on Facebook for new work related updates and to learn about her paintings that become available for purchase.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

World-Renowned Contemporary Wildlife Artist Andrew Denman

Andrew Denman is an internationally recognized and award-winning contemporary wildlife artist based out of California. He paints animals in his unique signature style that makes him stand out in the field of wildlife artists. The artist makes trips to wild places world over to observe his subjects and to collect reference material. He uses his art to spread awareness about the social issues such as global warming.

"My Totem Series is about the delicate balance of wild things and wild places, especially in light of human-caused challenges. Climate change poses an enormous threat to these owls, which are predicted to lose three-fourths of their breeding range by 2080."

His paintings can be found in museum collections on two continents and in many private collections in the USA as well as abroad. Denman is presently being represented by Astoria Fine Art, Jackson, WY, Sander’s Gallery, Tucson, AZ, and The Gallery at Sculpture, Dorset, England. His work has been featured in publications such as Southwest Art, American Artist, Western Art Collector, Wildlife Art and The Artist’s Magazine to name a few.

Monday, August 10, 2020

Stunning Hand-Torn Paper Collages By Alexandra Milton

Alexandra Milton is a collage artist born in 1967 in Paris now lives in London. Growing up, she watched her father a distinguished German-born watercolour artist Wolfram Aichele, at work. Also, her childhood days spent with her grandfather that included visits to the aviaries and studio filled with other artwork, urged her to capture the beauty of the natural world in through her work.

She has developed her own unique artistic style, to make animals, birds and plants collages she uses handtorn or cut paper. She collects paper from around the world and weaves into them multiple layers to form a masterpiece.

She draws inspiration for her work from medieval bestiaries, Chinese scroll paintings, Indian Tree of life wall hangings, Islamic Iznik tiles, Victorian dome jar bird displays and the works of John White and Sarah Stone.

She has published children's books out of which one titled 'Call Me Gorgeous' was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal and was also selected as a Bookstart title and Bookbuzz title. She also runs art classes for children as well as adults.