Hildebrando Teixeira Mesquita de Melo took the painting course at Associação de Lameiras in VN Famalicão, Portugal. He was distinguished with the 35º Angola award, as the personality who contributed the most in 2008 in the visual arts.
Born in Lisbon, 1975.Antonio lives and works in Lisbon. His Individual exhibitions include:”Scenario for a tragedy in three acts”, MOB – Cultural Association, Lisbon, Portugal and “Drawings”, Corporation, Lisbon, Portugal.
Her work has been published in the Journal of Canadian Art History, Vie des Arts, Espace, Guerilla Art, Front: Etcetera and Le Devoir, Montreal. She has completed international artist residencies Gros Morne (The Rooms, Newfoundland); Point B (Brooklyn NY); The Soiree Retreat residency (Banff Center for the Arts), (Aurodhan Gallery, Pondicherry, India).
Ignacio Castillo (Santiago, Chile, July 26, 1983) is an industrial designer graduated from the Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana and is currently dedicated to the creation of ceramic sculptures as a contribution to Chilean contemporary design and proposes ambiance and new decoration.
Her artwork offers the luxury of combining freedom with inner strength. This alliance characterizes all her works, imbued with poetry where love and dreamlike fantasy prevail; reminding us of Monet’s impressionism, Chagall’s paintings with romantic colors or Kandinsky’s compositions by improvised movements.
Pooyan is a Phd in Civil Engineering from Iran. Pooyan blends technical aspects of engineering to create a beautiful blend of precision and art. Some of his achievements include Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Award, Government of Ontario, 2011-2012, $15000 Western University Scholarship, 2006-2012.
He participates in the development of installations, paintings, post objects, stained-glasses exhibitions since 1983. Through many years of creating art he became an excellent artist in variety ways of different art techniques.
His work appears as dreamlike images in which fiction and reality meet, and time, both past and present, fuse. With the use of abstraction, he tries to seduce the viewer into a world of balance and the stream of daily events depicted to punctuate and find meaning in everyday life.
Henrikas Gulbinas is one Lithuania’s first video artists. He started out on his own path of creative discovery even before the Soviet Union collapsed and before creative freedom in Lithuania and the era of personal computers even began.
Born in Mexico City, he became known as an artist in the 1990s, and since then he has devoted himself entirely to this passion. He has famously achieved more than 150 solo and group exhibitions in major cities such as Miami, Berlin, Panama, New York, Chicago, Puerto Rico, Los Angeles, Mexico, Central and South America.
Ms. Norris serves as Executive Director of Smith Center for Healing and the Arts – D.C.’s only stand alone cancer support organization. She initiated the Smith Center hospital Artist-in-Residence program and Healing Arts Gallery.
Trish Tillman juxtaposes diverse materials to evoke domestic ritual, fetish, and a modern tendency towards private totemic monuments. Industrial components fused with uncanny decorative elements like hair, leather, rope and chains become unsettling talismans, transcending function to reflect material fetishism and idiosyncratic cultural references.
Ethan Browning is a professional photographer based out Brooklyn, New York. He studied at CORCORAN COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN, Washington, DC — B.F.A. Photojournalism, 2012.
Sandra graduated spring of 2016 with an MFA in painting at Kendall College of Art and Design and earned a BFA in painting at Kendall College of Art and Design in 2013. She took art classes at Hope College before attending Kendall. While at Kendall, she received the Excellence in Painting award and Portfolio Prizes for both MFA and BFA.
With every work, she strives to use light and color to capture the eye of viewers. Susan’s earliest inspirations are drawn from her upbringing in Pennsylvania and she began to master her technique as an art studio major at the University of Virginia.
Saks Afridi is a multi-disciplinary artist. Born in Pakistan and raised in several countries, he now lives and works in New York City. Saks’s art practice is two-fold: Collaborative and Personal. His personal work investigates the predicaments and perplexities of the life of an ‘Insider Outsider’.
Born in Belarus, Russia, she is a self-taught, award-winning artist who believes in the art of living with joy and the freedom of expression. Using her favorite medias, watercolors and oil on canvas, she wants to portray her positive energy and share it by teaching adults and students in her private home studio.
Hailing from the Pink City( Jaipur, Rajasthan, India), Lyla considers herself a nomad in the journey of life. She has a formal degree in Engineering, but she has carved her own path by responding to her inner calling of expressing herself through art.She has chosen to learn by making and walking her own path, in which she found co-travellers and mentors, who have provided a nurturing support.She has been on this whirlwind romance since 2014 with the age-old craft of Blue Pottery, exploring it’s finer nuances and creating deep and intimate narrative works around gender and sexuality that go beyond the decorative aspect of this art and provoke us to deconstruct and reconstruct our notions of gender and sexuality.