Artists You Need to Know – David Kerr – Doing What He Would Do If He Wasn’t Afraid. (Photographer- Wyoming)

Hi everyone! My name is David Kerr, I am a 20 year old, Multimedia student at Casper College. I am an aspiring photographer and filmmaker, who plans on traveling across the country and living out of a 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon (hippie van with pop-tent on top). My biggest passion in ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Martin Carri – Destabilizing Your Idea of Reality (Collage Artist)

Collage artist, graphic designer & teacher based in Buenos Aires. Martin's art is part surrealism and part social commentary, questioning social structures with visual encounters, he states exquisitely that he sees his works as seeking of visual meaning. He intently destabilizes the idea of reality. His creative process includes walking ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Chef Ito of Au Lac – The Silent Chef & Photographer

You can catch Chef Ito at Au Lac making amazing, planet-saving food. Learn more about this humble, creative, and amazing man here. And here. You can also catch his photography here on Instagram: @chefitophoto Shelters not Bombs ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Ayeesha Rakimah Abdullah – My Life’s Goal: To Fill the World With Beautiful Things

I believe that there is nothing more beautiful than a person, broken hearted and at their lowest when they realize their worth and purpose. They’re born anew, a clear vision and a goal fresh in their minds, that they can be different and improve who they once were to create ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Anthony Proetta- Volunteer Firefighter, Rail Road Worker, and Sometimes I Do Art

My Name is Anthony Proetta and sometimes I do art. I'm 35 years old and I enjoy all forms of artistic media. I'm from a small town in upstate New York. I work in the Rail Road industry. I am a volunteer firefighter. I have Bachelors degree from Stony Brook ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Jaclyn Lockhart aka the Confetti Monster – I Write in the Dark as I Fall Asleep (Writer)

I grew up playing pretend in the teeny tiny town of Bennettsville, South Carolina, where dogwood trees are for climbing and attics are for mysteries and backyard clubhouses are for writing about them. The itch to write followed me through high school, when I fell into books deeply and often ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Jassen Popp – Creating Coded Images that Connect.

Creating images that connect. Born to be an artist, I was. I didn’t know it for certain growing up in the late 70’s and early 80’s. It took about 20 years of discovery. I spent almost a decade living outside of the US. Perhaps during this time, I had an ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Skye Amber Sweet – SKYEPOET -A Random Sphere of Logical Babble

My name is Skye Amber Sweet, and I often get called Amber instead of Skye because people think that my name is a made up artist name. It is not, it is my real name! I am the artist and founder of SKYEPOET which is a legitimate business here in ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Gina Cholick – Photographer – Light is My Obsession and Inspiration.

My name is Gina Cholick & I’m a fine art photographer based in Los Angeles. Light is my obsession and inspiration. It brings beauty to everyday life. A splash of light on my bedroom wall or refraction from a glass of water delights me. I love this way of seeing ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Cat Coppenrath – Navigating the Charming Crevices In Between – (Photographer)

Cat Coppenrath is an analog and digital photographer with roots in San Diego, CA. The obligatory question: Why do I take photos? Mostly self-taught, I have used the creation of images as a means of self-care and personal expression. From my background in clinical social work to my personal connection ...
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Artists You Need to Know: James Monk aka RasTerms- Builder of Letters. Stay hungry, and stay foolish

RasTerms aka James Monk is born and raised in Miami, with a Puerto Rican and Colombian background. In addition to living in the Bay Area for the last ten years, he has been traveling throughout the United States doing art, murals, exhibitions, and experiencing the vastness of life. He started ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Kim – Collage Artist & Photographer – I love Visual Media that Provokes Thought and Stimulates Conversation.

My name is Kim. I don't really like to give my last name because I feel it takes away from the work. I've been doing collages since I was a kid, if it wasn't to pass the time on a cold winter's day in North Chicago, Illinois, it was to ...
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Artists You Need to Know: L3F0u – The First Rule of Vegan Club is You DO Talk About Vegan Club.

#L 3 F 0/ u {le fou} (pronounced: [lə fu]) Constantin Philippou, born May 21, 1972, is a Greek self-taught vegan street artist who goes by the name L 3 F 0/ u {le fou}, which means "the crazy" in French. Born in Greece, raised in Paris and currently living ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Ana Christy – A Collage a Day Keeps the Doctor Away, Two Collages a Day Keep Two Doctors Away!

Ana Christy is a “beat” poet, and novelist, with more than 40 books of poetry. With her late husband Dave Christy, she was co-editor and publisher of “Alpha Beat Press.” They published books and literary magazines. She had three poetry tours of the U.S. and of Europe, and her work ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Graham Gross –Just a Guy with a Camera Who likes to take Photos

I'm a 33-year-old, 100% disabled, US Army combat vet. I currently live in Dayton, OH. I spend as much time as I can traveling (by motorcycle if possible) and taking photographs, typically of landscapes or nature. I try to dabble in architecture and cityscapes as well. I started using photography ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Cody Huff – I Am the Universe’s Vessel of Creation.

It took me a long while to accept my passion for art and to believe in myself enough to move forward with the dream. That's always the scariest part, isn't it? The first steps. The steps of learning and refining. It's a constant practice, and the real work that comes ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Chris Granillo – A Wild Desert Artist Running Free in San Francisco.

Born in the Coachella Valley, Ca in 1982 and from a very early age found artistic and creative inspiration through wild animals of the desert. Although desert inspiration was not hard to find, art supplies were limited and expensive to come by. The alternative was to create using found objects ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Gayle Kabaker – Commercial Illustrator – Turning Special Meaningful Moments into Paintings

As a commercial illustrator, I am used to assignments where art directors ‘tell me what to do.’ Painting for myself and simply for the joy and fun of it is becoming very important to me. I sometimes sell my originals and more often sell prints. In the past few years, ...
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Artists You Need to Know: – Amber Vittoria- Learn from Others, They will Influence your Art like No Other. -Illustrator – New York City

Amber Vittoria is an illustrator living and working in New York City. Clients include Saks Fifth Avenue, Lenny Letter, Man Repeller, Interscope Records, VaynerMedia, Victoria’s Secret, and Sony Music Entertainment. You can connect with this Inspirational Soul online here: Website: ambervittoria.com Shop: society6.com/ambervittoria/prints Instagram: instagram.com/amber_vittoria Let's get intimate with Amber: ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Alecia Lindsay – I found my love of photography by accident. – Photographer – Los Angeles –

Alecia Linsday travels all over for her photography work; however, she is primarily based in Seattle and Los Angeles and calls Alaska home. As a little girl, I owned the most extensive crayon collection known to man. I colored all day long, often copying my father by making floor plans ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Levi Eggleston -See the Beauty in Everything – Photographer – Wyoming

My name is Levi Eggleston. I am a 19-year-old photographer from Casper, Wyoming who loves astrophotography and the great outdoors. My goal with photography is to inspire others to create beautiful things and see the beauty in everything. Connect with Levi online here: Instagram: @eggleston11 Facebook Page: Expressions Through a ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Millie Bartlett– Collage artist- She Knows You are Watching Her. Australia

Millie Bartlett is an analog collage artist currently based in Sydney, Australia. Her work articulates a strong visual language that is at once funny and feminist, romantic and razor-sharp, polite and political, tender and tumultuous. Contradiction is her cup of tea. Millie has spent a great deal of her creative ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Dina Appel – Saving Animals One Painting at a Time!

Dina was raised in a little California beach town. Her early days growing up near the water had a big influence on her art...she loves to paint sea life and the ocean. The animal kingdom in all its splendor is her true love. Dina started her art career young; she ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Keinwyn Shuttleworth: Dystopian Paper Ballads – Collage Artist – South Africa

I am 24-year-old self-taught analog collage artist, breathing and creating in the South African city of Durban. My art represents an inner dystopia made tangible through my own creativity. With glue, paper, scissors and scalpel, I recreate the images and occurrences that haunt my dreams. I call this process ‘Picture ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Heidi Antoine – California Artist Living in Psychedelia Land

My name is Heidi Antoine and I am an artist from California. I grew up in the 90s loving everything 60s. Music is what inspires me the most, the storytelling, the fashion, the politics. The Beatles have always been my favorite band, and the psychedelic imagery they used was very ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Belén Marchant Ibaceta – Chile. Cutting Her Happiness to Pieces.

My name is Belén Marchant Ibaceta. I’m 26 years old and I’m from Chile. I’m a designer, I studied Fashion design and Graphic design and I’m currently working as Art Director in an advertising agency. I’ve always been very fond of art and design I love illustration, photography, fashion, music, ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Collage_Dropout. Collage Artist-Los Angeles. Deconstructing the World Piece by Piece

I’m a man who lives in Los Angeles. I’m in my late twenties. I go by Collage_Dropout instead of my real name. My birth name is very common, makes it tough to find me. I also like the anonymity of a pseudonym. My Instagram page is @collage_dropout and my print ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Tatiphon Khun-on – Photographer Chasing the American Dream in the Big Apple

I was born and raised in Thailand. When I was young, I dreamed like any other kids. I wanted to be a doctor, a scientist, or a soldier. I never thought that one day I would become an art director and photographer. I was never interested in photography until the ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Chelsea Dill- Finger Painter and U.S. Military Veteran

I am Chelsea Dill; daughter, sister, aunt, soldier, teacher, veteran, and artist. I was born the youngest of three daughters and have spent both childhood and adulthood living between Iowa and Missouri. I enlisted in the Missouri Army National guard at seventeen and continue to serve as a Military Police ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Nicola Kloosterman – Netherlands via South Africa: Print Maker and Collage Artist

Nicola Kloosterman was born and raised in South Africa until immigrating with her family to the Netherlands just before her tenth birthday, where she currently works and lives with her husband, three children, and two cats. She has a design and art direction background, and recently started sharing her collages ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Lesha Maureen Porche – Painter and Illustrator

Lesha Porche began studying art at age six at the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, Virginia. She won her first art scholarship at age eight to the Dayton Art Institute. Lesha won a Congressional Certificate of Honor for her work, as well as winning a Judge’s Choice (2013) and a 2nd ...
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KNOWING WHITNEY- Somewhere between truth and fiction- By Matthew Doherty

Written on the event of my friend Antonio’s birthday Aug 18th, 2016 “That’s some straight up Bushman shit,” Yo said. We were two drunken monkeys trying to mount Whitney and live to tell the tale. All summits look alike. A hostile pile of rocks broken up by some kind of ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Jared Witkofsky – Illustrator

Over the years I've created a large collection of paintings and full-scale illustrations that I exhibit at shows. I have worked on a series of zines that include written work and illustrations. Some of these are collaborations, a process that I love and hope to do more of. The challenge ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Nicole Moss – Award Winning Collage Artist

Nicole Moss is an emerging artist currently living and working in Toronto. She studied drawing and painting at OCAD University, graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Her interests are explored through the use of collage and acrylic paint. Moss examines collage as a process and a final piece, both ...
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Learning to Love to Fly. A Photo Narrative by Tim Sullivan

I travel a lot for work and a fair amount for pleasure as well. I have flown well over a million miles over the years and have experienced a real love and hate relationship with flying along the way. When I was a younger it was nothing but love. I ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Celeste Gomez – Buenos Aires, Argentina

I was born January 19, 1988, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I studied at the Rogelio Yrurtia School of Fine Arts. At the age of 16, I began to exhibit my work in shows organized by the city government in Buenos Aires. During this time I was exposed to CENTRO CULTURAL ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Gustavo Rodriguez – NYC Photographer

I am a New York City-based photographer, originally from northern California. I've been photographing over twenty years, and professionally for the last 8 years. Within the diaspora of photography, there are many niches and inspirations for photographers. I am heavily influenced by national geographic, and old family images that tell ...
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Artists You Need to Know: Toni Le Busque – Pastels and Pencils (Los Angeles)

Toni Le Busque's Bio (Written by her stepdaughter): Parts of Toni’s story are hard to believe at times like the pet pig she had called Murral or the man who got out of his car to flash his penis at her and her netball friends. Without giving birth or ever ...
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