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Week 64-67
Peeta

Peeta, also known as Manuel Di Rita, is a graffiti artist since 1993 currently living in Venice. He is a member of the EAD crew (Padova, Italy), FX and RWK crews (New York City) and has participated in jams, festivals and art shows all around the world. His work explores the potential of sculptural lettering, both in painting and in sculpture.

In his work, Peeta endeavours to realize the sculptural quality of individual letters, namely the ones that spell out his own moniker Peeta. He breaks them from their generic typographical form, stylizing them with shape and volume beyond its mere semantic function.

Peeta - Willingness (and satire)
Peeta - Willingness (and satire)


Week 63
Harry Mckenzie

Harry Mckenzie an illustrator from the UK, currently living in the midlands.

He graduated from the University of the West of England with a BA (Hons) in illustration and is currently working as a freelance illustrator and a tattoo apprentice.

Harry likes to make work that deals with complicated feelings in a simple way and tries to convey feelings and emotions in his work that other people may feel but not express. He  wants people to relate to his work and remember that you are never as alone as you feel.

 

Harry created this illustration after he spent a week binge watching the first eight seasons of The Simpsons, eating junk food and drinking beer instead of replying to emails and texts.

Harry Mckenzie - "Sorry for the late"
Harry Mckenzie - "Sorry for the late"


Week 62
Marco Melgrati

Marco Melgrati was born in 1984 in Milan. In 2006 he graduated at Santa Giulia School of fine arts. In 2008 he started to work as a freelance illustrator and since then he worked mostly for U.S., Mexican and Italian websites, magazines and did posters and journals. Last year Marco was living in Mexico City, he recently moved to Lithuania, experiencing the advantages of being a freelance artist and work from wherever he wants.  He works with mixed media, some traditional art plus graphic design.  The piece „Are politicians allowed to lie more than others?“ was usually made for the Swedish magazine „Modern Philosophy“ for an article talking about the relation between politics and lies.

Marco Melgrati - Are politicians...
Marco Melgrati - Are politicians...


Week 61
Matthew Vidalis

New York based Matthew Vidalis is a freelance illustrator and designer from Athens, Greece. He also works in film and recently worked on Noah Baumbach's new film „The Meyerowitz Stories“. Previous projects include „Master of None“, „Sneaky Pete“ TV Pilot, „Jack of the Red Hearts“ and „Moonrise Kingdom“. This poster was designed for the band Savages during their New York residency in 2015.

Matthew Vidalis - Savages
Matthew Vidalis - Savages


Born in 1985 and graduated of Fine Arts in Beaux Arts de Toulouse, Vanessa Dakinsky has developed a self-taught art practice, drawing references from the popular universe to the classical tradition of painting.

 

Abundant, surrealist and sometimes strange Vanessa Dakinsky's universe is dreamlike, centered on the intimate perception where hyper realism and abstraction collide.

Since 2013, the career and the work of Vanessa Dakinsky took an international dimension through several solo and group exhibitions in France, England, Germany, Norway, Canada ...

Vanessa Dakinsky - Sonar Loops
Vanessa Dakinsky - Sonar Loops


Week 59
Marta Bevacqua

Marta Bevacqua is an Italian photographer based in Paris. She mainly is a fashion photographer even if she always works on her personal artistic and portrait projects. She manages to create a dreamy, oneiric and surreal atmosphere in her pictures which can make you immerse into different worlds. Her main focus is on nature an women. Her photo „Summer Rain“ is a quite spontaneous portrait of a girl in a flower field and the weather was perfect to underline a certain mood.

Marta Bevacqua - Summer Rain
Marta Bevacqua - Summer Rain


As a child Benedict Woodhead was brought up on E.T., Star Wars, Indiana Jones and not only loved the films but the posters and artwork that these films generated. He was lucky enough to be given a limited edition Star Wars print signed by the illustrator Ralph McQuarrie, and he was hooked. From then on he knew he wanted to create movie posters. 

 

As an artist and designer Benedict is driven to produce work which cures his consuming and obsessive passion to redesign images from popular culture. Once he has conceived and developed an idea, he works from initial sketches through to detailed illustrations using a range of mixed media.

Benedict Woodhead - SCREAM
Benedict Woodhead - SCREAM


Week 57
Sean Norvet

Sean Norvet is an artist born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. His work is sometimes explosive, sometimes still, and often mashes up elegant photo-realism with two-dimensional cartoon buffoonery. As urgent and commanding as his images are, he playfully invites viewers in to share the laugh; he doesn’t preach.

 

His paintings are usually precisely executed in oils on panels, but his style and subjects reflect the media-saturated, commercialized environment we inhabit today.

Sean Norvet - Fried Forever
Sean Norvet - Fried Forever


Week 56
Noma Osula

Noma Osula is a young Nigerian born and based photographer who tends to build his own perception of beauty in relation to the world as opposed to the common perspective thereby exploring the sense of self value and cultural appreciation. His work often involves the use of textures, vibrant colours and gestures which draws inspiration from the regularity of an everyday life in his environment often with rural appeal and influence. He also employs a slight integration of fashion and minimalism helps build the aesthetics of his images.  He attempts to mirror his character in his images which molds itself around isolation, contrast, blend of the contemporary and retrospective, anonymity and gestures. 

 

STUDY 0020 is from the physicality series which studies and explores physical appearance, attributes and movements through the combination of minimal yet unusual gestures with an undertone of fashion. STUDY 0020 mirrors the image of an African woman in a minimal and yet unexpected state of glamour. This piece is inspired by the everyday folks in their simplest form yet unaware of beauty and essence they possess and demonstrate.

 

 

These women are the warlords of an urban mythological world called BronxZooLand, and they are UNTOUCHABLE.

Noma Osula - Study 0020
Noma Osula - Study 0020


Week 55
Tony Philippou

Tony Philippou is a Painter living in Orlando, Florida. His work has been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, London, Germany, Honolulu, Chicago, San Francisco and Miami. Graffiti filled streets, dynamic super heroes, and the intuitive expressionism of master draftsman fuel Tony Philippou’s inspiration. Combining urban themes with classical forms of art and design are two of the central components to his visual narrative. His slick city roots and imaginative upbringing is attributed to the lovely borough of the Bronx. Home of the Yankees, Hip-Hop, Bronx Zoo and the beautiful Botanical Gardens, these timeless and historical institutions have embedded their visual presence in the landscapes and motifs present in his paintings.

 

The glamour of love and attraction is a vicious combination of emotions to process when you are faced with it's bold and brazen impact. The lust or desire to tame the heart of such a strong and utterly breathtaking creature can not be denied. 

 

This collection of work is attached to this very idea that what we may desire may not always be attainable. Allowing for a more natural appreciation and deep emotional respect of the unknown.

 

These women are the warlords of an urban mythological world called BronxZooLand, and they are UNTOUCHABLE.

Tony Philippou - Gangsta Boogie
Tony Philippou - Gangsta Boogie


Born in Washington D.C, U.S.A, but with origins from Navarra, Spain, Nicolás Aznárez has had the opportunity to live in several countries and to meet cultures as contrasting as the ones of Japan, Mexico, Argentina and Cuba.

 

Right after initiating his career in Architecture in the University of Navarra, Nicolás chose to give his professional future and life a radical spin by focusing on creativity and Design instead. For it, he studied Graphic Design and Advertising in the “Escuela Superior de Publicidad de Madrid (E.S.P)”.  Illustration came later. A whole lifetime of drawing led his work as a designer to be very influenced by illustration.

 

Professionally, he started to work in digital media until he landed in printed press: firstly, he began his work in the newspaper ABC where he gradually consolidated his conceptual style and grew as an illustrator. Currently, Nicolás forms part of the team of illustrators working for newspaper “El País” as well as frequently collaborating with important European media services.

 Nicolás Aznárez - Woody
Nicolás Aznárez - Woody


Week 53
Ania Tomicka

1985 in Lodz, Poland. When she was only 9 she moved to Italy, where she started to draw seriously: manga at first and realistic things later. She attended an art institute and graduated in 2004. During her school years she started to paint with oil colors, a technique that soon became her favorite. Hence she attended the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice where she found a lot of inspiration for her realistic and academic art. A year later she moved to Tuscany where she graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence. Her focus then became digital art, illustration and new materials. She also completed her studies at the academy of digital arts NEMO NT where she gained the title of student of the year.

 

Ania has always been interested in realistic, renaissance works. Her first loves are Salvador DalÏ and Wojtek Siudmak's big canvases, full of absurd and strange creations, painted in a divine way.

 

Her current paintings are inspired by the American Pop Surrealist movement.

Ania Tomicka - Follow Us
Ania Tomicka - Follow Us


Week 52
Jordan Bolton

Jordan Bolton is photographic poster artist from Manchester, England. He creates posters by constructing handmade sets which are then photographed, with this photograph then serving as the poster. He started out creating posters for poetry and music events in Manchester alongside an exhibition for Piccadilly Station based on Manchester's most influential bands and venues. He now works on comissions as well as building his own series of film posters including his current Object series.

 

„My poster for Moonrise Kingdom is part of my 'Object' series, which is a series of posters made by recreating objects from a certain film and organising them relating to the film’s themes, with the intention being to create a interesting piece of art while also creating a new way of experiencing the film, as it presents the film without characters or story but purely by it themes and colours.“

Jordan Bolton - MOONRISE KINGDOM
Jordan Bolton - MOONRISE KINGDOM


Week 51
Brett Flanigan

Brett Flanigan was born in Great Falls, Montana has been living in Oakland, CA since 2009.  Flanigan's background in science and mathematics can be cited when acknowledging underlying themes of order/disorder, biological allegory and his obsession with and creating algorithms within his work. His abstract and process based practice is driven by intuitive mark making that is loosely guided by a set of self imposed precepts, which are often bent or broken in moments of clarity or carelessness, or as an act of defiance.  At first glance, shapes and patterns seem at ease, but upon further inspection, deeper stories unfold.  

 

"Rebuild, Rebuild". Acrylic and collaged paper on wood panel. This painting is  from a series in which the images are first created with a preconcieved order, then entropicly broken down and "rebuilt".  Each new layer tells its own story while simultaneously allowing the viewer to look into images of the past.

Brett Flanigan - "Rebuild, Rebuild"
Brett Flanigan - "Rebuild, Rebuild"


Week 50
Steve Simpson

With over 30 years experience, Dublin-based artist Steve Simpson is renowned for his hand lettered packaging design, whimsical characters and illustrated barcodes. His distinctive style, inspired by the arts & crafts movement, 50s advertising and folk art, has appeared on everything from a 1" postage stamp to a 200ft screen in Times Square. His work has adorned whiskey bottles and cough bottles, boardgames and board rooms, hot sauces and ceramic saucers:) Since 2008 steve has won over 50 awards for both packaging design and illustration including Gold awards from the Association of Illustrators, Illustrators Guild of Ireland, the IDI and ICAD.  Steve has been a main stage speaker at OFFSET, OFFF and ICON as well as giving many talks and workshops across Europe.

 

This work is originally a monotype, a traditional type of print process that creates only one print, that was made while Sarah was at the Can Serrat residency in Spain. For this body of work, Sarah borrowed from universal symbols that hold weight across cultures. By combining these images in different compositions a new mythology develops that holds an open meaning for each viewer.

Steve Simpson - The Caregiver
Steve Simpson - The Caregiver


Week 49
Sarah Moran

Sarah Alice Moran is a painter and native New Yorker who lives and works in Brooklyn. She received her BA in fine art and art history from Bowdoin College and her MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. Confronting contemporary life and human history, Sarah's work emerges from studied observation, humor and imagination. She has shown works nationally and internationally in New York, California, China, Italy and Spain. She has received fellowships to attend The Wassaic Project residency in NY and the Can Serrat residency in Spain.  

 

This work is originally a monotype, a traditional type of print process that creates only one print, that was made while Sarah was at the Can Serrat residency in Spain. For this body of work, Sarah borrowed from universal symbols that hold weight across cultures. By combining these images in different compositions a new mythology develops that holds an open meaning for each viewer.

Sarah Moran - Moon And Hands
Sarah Moran - Moon And Hands


Week 48
David Moscati

David Moscati is a freelance artist and designer residing in the lost city of Atlanta. Spending days on end toiling over the small details of what is or isn't the proper amount of coffee to consume in one day. His home consists of more books than it does any other belongings and he rarely leaves his house during the light of day. Leading some to believe him to be Vampiric in nature. Of course this is all hearsay. What is known to be true is that Moscati loves classic design aesthetic, high concept principles and draws his inspiration from a background in illustration. This, and he has a husky that is arguably a better conversationalist than David himself. associate the images of run down 19th century manors with the word ’home’".

 

David Moscati - Never Sleep
David Moscati - Never Sleep


Week 47
Sally Deng

Sally Deng’s childhood consisted of playing in the back room and parking lot of her family’s small restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. Along the way, she somehow got it in her head to become an artist and decided to go for it. Within her work, Sally explores different environments and experiments with how one can fill and inhabit space. She uses a mixture of mediums to create textures in her art to reference the gritty city parts she grew up in.  "There is a part of my neighborhood in East LA where many Victorian houses stand. Once inhabited by the wealthy upper class, they are now sectioned off and rented out to low-income families. These houses are usually in poor condition, never renovated due to the high cost. Thanks to that, I have now come to associate the images of run down 19th century manors with the word ’home’".

Sally Deng - This Is Where We Live
Sally Deng - This Is Where We Live


Week 46
Christina Chung

Christina Chung is an illustrator currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

Her works are a blend of traditional and digital media held together by a line and

pattern-based style. She creates illustrations that are sensitive, delicate and infused with symbolism for clients such as The New York Times, Buzzfeed and Eater.

 

This piece is a portrait of Caesar, the main character from the science fiction film 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'. Christina portrayd Caesar's difficult role as a leader and shows the various sides of this character - from his anger and frustration as well as being torn between the burden of having to look out for a whole colony of apes and his connection to the human race.

 

Christina Chung - Caesar
Christina Chung - Caesar


Week 45
Mr. Doyle

Tim Doyle is an illustrator and print-maker working out of Austin, Texas.  Growing up in the suburban sprawl of the Dallas area, he turned inward and sullen, only finding  joy in comic-books and television and video games.

 

He has produced art for companies such as Creature Design, The Astor Theatre, ABC’s Lost Poster project, Mattel’s He-Man art show in LA, has had artwork used by Lucasfilm/ILM, Hasbro, IDW, and just signed on to do comic book covers for DC and Dark Horse.  Doyle has had 3 sold-out solo art shows at the SpokeArt Gallery in San Francisco, which featured his UnReal Estate Series of prints.

„The little Milhouse sitting there next to his sadly unsold copies of BICLOPS is a call-back to one of my favorite episodes. In it, Bart and Milhouse get to run the Dungeon while the owner is out sick, and they promptly fail- Milhouse orders up cases and cases of BICLOPS- the Lenscrafter Superhero. Which, oddly parallels the path of a lot of comic-store owners in the 90’s- fans who charged into the world of retail and blew their savings and sanity, while buying into the hype of EVERYTHING IS A COLLECTABLE! There’s a lesson here, but I can’t quite see it…"

 

Mr. Doyle - Simpsons
Mr. Doyle - Simpsons


Week 44
Josh Alan

Josh Alan was born in 1983 in a small town on the outskirts of Houston. He studied painting at Texas State University. After moving throughout Texas he eventually made his way back to Houston, where he now lives and works.

 

Alan's work is expressive and dynamic. It transitions the familiar into obscurity and returns it back to the viewer. The geometrics of his collage-based photography converge faces and figures juxtaposed with texts. His work, which focuses on American mythology and iconography, is achieved through combinations of disciplines including collage, photography, and digital processes. 

 

HIs work attempts to connect personal experience to current social and political currents, violence, and the increasingly strange pendulum swings between progress and the greater darknesses of the past. I hope to examine the anxious spirit and turbulence of an America wrestling with identity, historical narratives, and social change. 

Josh Alan - War Horse
Josh Alan - War Horse


Week 43
The Dark Inker

llustrator/Concept Artist. Born in the East end of London. Now living and working on the South Coast of England with his gorgeous wife Becky and crazy cat Haku. Stephen has been working in the entertainment industry for a number years. Clients include, NASA , LucasFilm, Marvel, Disney, Pixar, 20th Century Fox, Imagine Publishing , 2000AD –Judge Dredd BossAlien, Natural Motion to name but a few! Wakes up every day, feeling lucky to be able to earn a living doing what he loves the most. He surely is a big GoT Fan and Jon Snow is such a cool character. He wanted to show in this image the possible battle that awaits him, if he survives long enough!  

 

The Dark Inker - All Men Must Know Fear
The Dark Inker - All Men Must Know Fear


As a child Benedict Woodhead was brought up on E.T., Star Wars, Indiana Jones and not only loved the films but the posters and artwork that these films generated. He was lucky enough to be given a limited edition Star Wars print signed by the illustrator Ralph McQuarrie, and he was hooked. From then on he knew he wanted to create movie posters.

 

As an artist and designer Benedict is driven to produce work which cures his consuming and obsessive passion to redesign images from popular culture. Once he has conceived and developed an idea, he works from initial sketches through to detailed illustrations using a range of mixed media. 

 

Benedict Woodhead - Every Flight Begins With A Fall
Benedict Woodhead - Every Flight Begins With A Fall


Coining the perfect term for what Ruth does is impossible. You can choose freely from “creative consultant” over “experimental illustrator” to “entrepreneurial one-woman-army”. Since 2004 she has helped numerous clients communicate their visions by designing fashion clothes, creating prints, making illustrations for fashion magazines, organizing store decorations and much more. Ruth attacks every challenge with a personal quirkiness that is always professional and an experienced authority which is never boring. She loves saturated artwork where your brain keeps getting surprised with new elements every time you look at it. This probably comes from the fact that Ruth can get bored easily so she needs to keep her mind entertained.

Ruth Crone Foster - Face It You Clown
Ruth Crone Foster - Face It You Clown


Week 40
Mizna Wada

Mizna Wada is a Japan-based illustrator. She loved horror comics and horror movies  from when she was a little child and her passion for the horror genre never stopped. In her drawings she focuses on cute girls in a spooky atmosphere. "Princess Tamahime" is inspired by the album "Tamahime-sama" from Japanese musician Jun Togawa.  

Mizna Wada - Princess Tahamine
Mizna Wada - Princess Tahamine


Week 39
Alina Chau

Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”. Alina Chau’s whimsical illustration style has been highly sought after for various art exhibitions world-wide. Her lyrical watercolors have garnered her a devoted fan base and the accolades of her peers. Pisces is first exhibited at Constellation Tales art show at Gallery Nucleus in Los Angeles.  The painting is inspired by the zodiac, Pisces.  The original is watercolor on paper, 11 by 14 inch.   

Alina Chau - Pisces
Alina Chau - Pisces


Week 38
Marie Bergeron

Born and raised in Montreal Marie Bergeron was quickly looking for a more creative approach in her life. She studied a few years in cinematography before getting to university. Then, with not much to show and little knowledge in the design field, Marie managed with hard work to be accepted at the "École de Design" where she experienced her best years as a young artist. After she finished school she dedicated most of her time to create and build up a portfolio. She became a freelancer. Bergeron's style is inspired by many, including flicks and games. Working with digital tools always suited her best.

Marie Bergeron - Batman 75 years
Marie Bergeron - Batman 75 years