Monthly Archives: August 2011

10th Artist Review Terry Stirckland

Receiving her degree from the University of Central Florida, Terry Strickland has come a long way to become a successful full time painter. She once was an illustrator, teacher, a courtroom artist, and silk screen artist. Her media of choice … Continue reading

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9th Artist Review Olga Gouskova

Olga Gouskova  is a contemporary figure artist currently centered in Bruges. She was born in Moscow, Russia in July of 1974. She attended school in Russia at the Byelorussian Academy of Arts, and Design from 1992-1996. She developed a very … Continue reading

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8th Artist Review Mark Demsteader

   There was no way I could avoid researching more about Mark Demsteader in my final ten artists. He is insanely talented when it comes to rendering the human figure. Born, in 1963 in Manchester, England Demsteader received his education … Continue reading

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7th Artist Post Russ Mills

   Russ Mill’s figures are both striking, and a bit chaotic. They’re feminine, while alluding a sense of masculine power. Most of his work seems like a combination of ruthless experimentation mixed with very meticulous photography, and charcoal work. His … Continue reading

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6th Artist Review Jenny Saville

      Born in Cambridge, England Saville is a young figurative painter who loves to work large. She attended school at the Glasgow School of Art in the late 1980’s to early 1990’s. It wasn’t until 1994 that her career really … Continue reading

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5th Artist Post Sayaka Ganz

Out of all my artists post she is probably the one 3D artist I found to be the most impressive.  Sayaka Ganz was born in Yokohoma, Japan, and her culture is easily identifiable in her works. She received her Bachelors … Continue reading

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4th Artist Post Patrick Bremer

It wasn’t until I went back through my artist posts that I realized I absolutely had to include Patrick Bremer in my final ten. Even though, I’m not a collage artist he has inspired me to play around with mixed … Continue reading

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3rd Artist Post Elizabeth Winnel

   The reason I first became intrigued with Winnel’s work was how it related to my own concept of masks. Her work focuses around the concept of what her figures hide inside and transfers that hidden emotion to their exteriors. … Continue reading

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2nd Artist Review Bruce Holwerda

     Bruce Holwerda  is truly a mixture of both a painter and, a cartoonist.  He received his B.F.A from the Utica College of Syracuse University and later a degree in illustration from the Kendall School of Art and Design. He … Continue reading

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1st Artist Review Inka Essenhigh

Inka Essenhigh is what is known as a pop surrealist. Born in 1969 in Pennsylvania Essenhigh completed her degree at the Columbus College of Art and Design. Her works have been featured in hundreds of museums across the country, and … Continue reading

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