PRLog - March 14, 2012 - MORTON GROVE, Ill. -- This book takes the viewer through a visual journey of discovery and enjoyment of artwork by artists who live and work both next door to us and around the world. Living through and sharing similar experiences and moments in history, technological breakthroughs, economic hardships, tragedy and happiness of today’s fast paced world.
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This book is a tribute to the artists who never give up their dreams, passions, ability to feel, live, and experience joy.
Art & Beyond Special issue published 32 artists in the following categories:
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Robin Antar works have been exhibited in various shows and galleries, including Sotheby’s, NY; the National Art Club, NY; Nabisco Gallery, NJ; Fine Art Management Enterprises, Miami, FL; the City Museum of St. Louis, Mo.; the Provincetown Art Museum,
Provincetown, MA; the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, and others. Recent commissions include Dr. Marten Boots, England; Skechers Boots USA; California and Chateau Haut-Brion wines, France as well as private collections.
Shannon Brunskill. Throughout her life there have been times where a situation will impact her, causing a strong emotional response. They are moments that cause time to stand still and they weigh on her mind for days weeks or years.
Daniel Castillo Serrano was born and raised in Bucaramanga, Colombia, South America. (1960). His training in stained glass naturally led him to the process with fused glass which can be approached much the same way as a painting or sculpture and he nurtured this interest in kilnformed glass.
Sharon Sychta expresses her emotions through her art, which is also informed by the natural world, her life experiences and the people around her.
Irina Avilova was born and raised in Moscow, Russia in a family of scientists. Irina came to the USA in 1999 by herself as a very young girl to pursue an MBA in Finance. As a self-taught artist, Irina was nervous, when taking her “Moscow at Night” painting to her very first art show in 2006.
Beti Bricelj is distinguished by her uncluttered concept and superlative painting skills, which derive fromher committed and intensive work in the field of artistic possibility.
Elinore Bucholtz After her education at UCLA, Adelphi University, and the Art Students League, Bucholtz started an art career that has gathered momentum quickly in the past couple of years with numerous shows through various organizations here in Manhattan:
WSAC, Women In the Arts, Metropolitan Artists, Manhattan Arts International (on-line), and American Society of Contemporary Artists; and through solo shows (5 this past year here in Manhattan).
Ione Citrin Ione’s art has shown nationally since 1998 when, after years of world travel,
a successful television, radio, theatre and film career in the performing arts, she decided to focus her richly diverse talents on the visual arts. Ione’s artistic expression, creativity, and passion for communication have resulted in numerous awards for her painting, sculpture, mixed media, and assemblage.
Reina Cottier was born and raised in Aotearoa, New Zealand and and feels blessed to be a part of such a beautiful land. Creatively Cottier feels her work is very much inspired by her experiences, people that she resonates with, and her favourite places, both here in NZ, and countries she has spent time in, (Australia, Canada, UK & Europe, US, Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Pacific Islands).
Jason Fairchild Based in Chicago, IL, is a modern artist that currently uses painting as the fastest and best way to get his message out there. Women are the center of the art of Jason Fairchild: or to be more accurate women and the unique forms of space that surround them.
Gabriel Gross Gabriel Gross (from Quito, Ecuador - 1952) is an extremely perceptive and
sensitiveman, whose art is the vital epicenter of his life. It is away from art that he withdraws and to which he always returns without delay. Art has been the core of his existential being.
Gregory John Gregory John has been producing art in one form or another for most of his life. He would describe his style as realist, whilst the concepts are mostly surreal.
Semproniu Iclozan is an intentionally known American artist, born in Transilvania, Romania. He received his MFA from Nicolaie Grigorescu Art Academy, Bucharest, Romania. His work has been shown at more than 51 exhibitions in Europe and United States.
Min Ja Lah is a Chicago area artist working in the medium of prints, woodcuts, oils and
acrylics. Her work has taken her around the globe and she actively shows her fine art across the US.
Briggitte Lazo was born almost by accident in Madrid, Spain as her Cuban immigrant
parents just left Cuba a few weeks before her birth. Lazo was then raised for a few years in the US between NY and FL and finally settled down in Venezuela, where she grew up and was raised in a family with unity, integrity and ethical values that always guided her path.
Valerie Lloyd Born May 14, 1961 in Salt Lake City, as Valerie Rynearson now Valerie Lloyd-Brown, she began drawing and painting at a very young age.
Paul Scott Malone is an abstract oil painter and literary writer of poetry and has published three books of fiction. From 1972 to 1974 Malone served in the U.S. Army during the
VietnamWar, since then he has worked as a newspaper journalist, literary critic and university professor of contemporary literature and writing at several schools.
Jennifer Manning Born in Puerto Rico and raised in NJ, Manning would spend summers with her mother’s family and then visit her father’s family in New York during the winter.
Jacqui Morgan. When Jacqui received her BFA from Pratt, she entered a world without any female illustrators. She with BarbaraNessimand Lorraine Fox who passed
away very young, were the first and only working female illustrators.
Elle Nicolaï is an Artist of the Spirit who creates Visionary Art through Dreams and Meditation.
Chris O’Hoski Born in South-Western, Ontario, Ca, Christopher O’Hoski studied
art history, painting, drawing, design and arts education at Sheridan College, the Dundas Valley School of Art and the Royal Conservatory.
Natalya Parris was born in Moscow, Russia where she earned basic and advanced degrees in construction engineering. After moving to the USA Ms. Parris has been working as a professional artist.
Cheryl Parsons “A painter’s brush consumes his dreams”. John Keats’ statement has
been a driving force behind Cheryl Parsons’ passion.
Nicolena Nina Salandra-Palumbo was born and raised in the historic “Forest Hills” section of Newark, NJ. She has been painting and drawing since before grammar school and has spent many of her childhood summers sketching in the gardens
located behind the Newark museum.
Sara Swan is an artist living and working in Los Angeles. Her education includes fine
art at Whitman College, design at UC Davis, and illustration at Art Center College of Design.
Samantha Tesi is young up and coming artist living in the State of FL.
Andrey Zhelkovsky was born in Ukraine and grew up in the midst of
the stunning nature of Carpathian Mountains, rivers and forests. Zhelkovsky has been drawing ever since he can remember.
Photography, Digital Art-
Almine, The Countess of Shannon is generally recognized as the leading mystic and alchemist of the century. These remarkable abilities are the impetus for the paradigm shifting art she produces.
Jadranka Carluccio Grbic Croatian born, naturalized Italian, Medical Doctor by profession and assiduous traveler, Jadranka has received a huge cultural heritage enriching her artistic soul that emerged from childhood.
Katherine Erwin likes to introduce herself as digital photographer in a digital era.
Aaron Nutter develop an interest in photography at a very an early age. He now documents Coal communities in Pennsylvania.
Dan Olvera was born and raised in Chicago, IL. Much of the work he creates today is in the realmof ‘abstract art’.
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