|Ria M|| Country: usa Birthyear: 1985 Media: drawing Style: other Subjects: people, portraits and characters|
|Sandra Maarhuis||Biography: Sandra Maarhuis is a Dutch artist born in Rotterdam (1972). In 2001, she graduated to the art academy Kampen, the Netherland. This was the placee where she started to paint and make it here own.
This nevertheless with some succes as a result she was invited after gaining her diploma, to obtain a Master in Fine Art. Diploma 2003.
Beside assigments and private sale her attention especially to further developing of her free work.
Areturning topic in the expressive work is the beauty which hid in everyday common world. An amazement concerning detail, situation or persons. And correctly this amazement is the departure point of each painting.
By painting in the figurative style (inclined towards realisme) she can paint a subject this way recognizable possible represent.
The eventual aim is express the painting above a "picture"to increase.
Seized by firstly and then just realise that it animage on limited flattend level.
Sandra Maarhuis is a promising artist in the Dutch art scene. For more info, visit http://SandraMaarhuisartolive.nl Country: Netherlands Birthyear: 1972 Media: acrylic Style: realistic Subjects: people, portraits and characters|
|JESUS MACARENA-AVILA||Biography: JESUS MACARENA-AVILA IS A VISUAL ARTIST WORKING AND LIVING IN CHICAGO ILLINOIS USA. HE PRACTICES DIFFERENT MEDIUMS: INSTALLATION, ARTIST BOOK, PRINTMAKING, DRAWING, PAINTING, AND SCULPTURE.
BFA-SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUE OF CHICAGO
MFA-VERMONT COLLEGE OF NORWICH UNIVERSITY
Country: USA Birthyear: 9/12 Galleries: THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM MUSEUM
VERMONT COLLEGE OF NORWICH UNIVERSITY
BETTY RYMER GALLERY
NOYES CULTURAL ARTS CENTER
BEACON ST. GALLERY Awards: ILLINOIS ARTS COUNCIL-SPEACIAL ARTS ASSISTANCE, CHICAGO IL
THE PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP-FELLOWSHIP, NEW YORK NY Media: other, LINO CUT AND COLLAGE Style: abstract Subjects: cityscapes|
|Doug MacBean||Biography: Doug MacBean now lives in the beautiful city of Hamilton. A graduate, from the Ontario College of Art in 1991, his works are held in many collections, both private and institutional. Doug has collected several awards over the years, been president of the Don Valley Art Club, and taught painting and drawing at Sheridan College and the Scarborough Board of Education. Although he does not wish to limit himself to a particular genre, he prefers to paint in oils, now his favourite medium, in a traditional style that seems to maintain its popularity. Country: Canada Galleries: Art Gallery of Hamilton
Fawcett-Langdon Gallery, Burlington Ontario
Printziples Fine Art, Yonge & St. Clair Ave. Toronto
Passages/Art Angel Investments, Toronto
Masterangelo Gallery, 876 Yonge St. Toronto
Cedar Ridge Studio Gallery, Scarborough
Corbett Wayne Gallery, Toronto
York Gallery, Ottawa Ontario
Victoria Art Gallery, Toronto
Olivia Art Gallery, Toronto
The Station Gallery, Toronto
The Guildwood Gallery, Scarborough
The Brampton City Hall, Brampton Ontario
The Kathleen Gormley McKay Art Centre, Unionville, Ontario
Awards: Commission from the National Museum of Man, 1977 (Two large watercolour paintings for the new wing called A Few Acres of Snow) request of Barbara Tyler, Director of Resource Services.
Best Watercolour Award, The Don Valley Art Club, 1975, adjudicated by Eric Freifeld, O.C.A.
Best of Show Award, The Don Valley Art Club, 1976. Juried by Pat Fairhead, O.C.A.
Scholarship Award from Kiwanis, 1978.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 1977.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 1989.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 1990.
Arts at the Heart, Mel Lastman Square, Toronto 1989.
President of The Don Valley Art Club, 1979.
Lakeshore Arts, Juried show, Toronto, "Peoples Choice Award" 2003
Media: oil, Acrylic Style: realistic Subjects: landscapes and nature, Portraits and Still Life|
|Mike MacDonald||Biography: Mike MacDonald is a Canadian multi-media artist working in video, photography, installation and on the world wide web. Mike also plants gardens using traditional native medicine plants to attract butterflies and create healing environments. He has created more than twenty gardens on the grounds of galleries and museums across Canada.
In October 2000 Mike received the first Aboriginal Achievement Award for New Media based on his essay "Indians in Cyberspace" and his "Butterfly Garden" web site. The site was revised and expanded in 2002.
Mike is proud of his mixed heritage including Mi'kmaq, Beothuck and European ancestry. He travels from coast to coast across Canada every year creating new work. His art is exhibited extensively in Canada and the United States and has been included in several exhibitions in Europe. Country: Canada Birthyear: 1941 Galleries: Canadian Cultural Centre, Paris*
Sacred Circle Gallery, Seattle*
Canadian Museum of Civilization*
Vancouver Art Gallery*
Ottawa Art Gallery*
Winnipeg Art Gallery*
Edmonton Art Gallery*
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia*
Paris Gibson Museum, Montana*
Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff*
The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto*
The Glenbow Museum, Calgary*
Yukon Art Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon*
Mercer Union, Toronto*
Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona*
Awards: VIVA Award from the Jack and Doris Shadbolt Foundation for contribution to the arts in Canada, Vancouver, 1995 *
Northwest Film and Video Festival, Portland, Oregon, 1990 *
Aboriginal Achievement Award for New Media, Toronto, 2000 * Media: mixed media, Contemporary Subjects: landscapes and nature|