Featured Artist | Kathy Copsey

Kathy S. Copsey is a self-taught artist & has been a serious artist for over 30 years. Her focus is on pencil & digital drawings & acrylic & oil paintings, but she works with other mediums as well including computer graphics & minor video editing & production, and writing. As an artist, her purpose is to share, convey, & recreate the love & passion she feels, regardless of what the subject matter she is working with. Through the creation of art, one is able to explore one’s passions, perhaps creating inspiration & the drive within others to strive for their own goals.

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Issue 41 is Here

ARTIST PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE | ISSUE 41

Check out issue 41 through ArtistPortfolioMagazine.com

Cover art by Judy Fan of Naperville, IL.

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Artist Portfolio Magazine Issue 41 is Here!!!

Our latest issue of Artist Portfolio Magazine is here and available through ArtistPortfolioMagazine.com

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Featured Artist – Robert Frankel

Featured Artist Robert Frankel – Wilmette, IL @robertfrankelart I am a self-taught artist and wood sculptor. I like to use bright colors and unusual shapes and textures to create visual energy and movement. Many people who view my work tell me that it makes them happy. This past summer I exhibited at Saatchi-The Other Art […]

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Featured Artist – John Creekmore

I’ve been an artist since the age of ten but I didn’t discover myself until recently. Although I’ve had art courses and training in Commercial Art, Technical Illustration and The Dayton Art Institute I had a family to look after so at the age of 27 I walked away from art to put food on the table. Five years ago a good friend convinced me to step back up to it for his cigar box guitar business, I was unsure of doing so I hadn’t done any art in so long. But it came back so quickly and I realized what was missing from my life, art makes me happy and complete. Then I slowly discovered my own technique of pencil and white acrylic and how I could come back to realism in that fashion. To be able to bring the eyes of my subjects to life brought back a thrill to my art that I hadn’t known before. Now I wish to share it with the world.

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Featured Artist – Dwayne Lester

My art has been a journey of self-discovery and self-expression as a man who celebrates the African American experience and our achievements in sports and music history. It is the process by which I choose to explore my past, and the past of African Americans in the music and sports Industry, despite the roadblocks that have been thrown at us.

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Selected Artists – Issue 41

Selected Artists – Issue 41

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Featured Artist – Judy Fan

Judy is an award winning artist. Her oil painting “Manly Man” was selected (among 6,000 entries worldwide) as a finalist in the Portraits/Figures category of the Artist’s Magazine 35th Annual Art Competition. Her artwork also appeared in Southwest Art Magazine‘s editorial January 2019 issue. Judy’s artwork continues to receive accolades and awards in recent showings throughout Chicagoland.

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Featured Artist – Franck Sastre

The painter Franck Sastre presents part of his collection of paintings “Years 20” and “Ellas”. With his particular way of painting faces of women where he combines in his painting technique the real features of the face of that person shading it with their stripes and bright colors without seeking absolute realism but expressiveness in the look.

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Featured Artist – Helen Canetta

My creativity often leads me to the edge of the figurative and non-figurative abstract worlds, luring me back and forth across this delicate divide on my artistic journey.

Abstract is the art form which speaks to me the loudest; while it requires an undeniable form of self-discipline to control flow, rhythm and energy, it abides to no rules and it stands alone as an art form which allows anything to come to life. Abstract art leads the viewers and painters alike on a thrilling path of discovery where the rational mind no longer dictates how things are or should be and where everything is palpable and resonates if only we allow ourselves the freedom to stop thinking.

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Featured Artist – Nahoma T. Wallace III

Nahoma is a person born with disabilities. He has Expressive Language Disorder. From the time he was a child, Nahoma’s mom would give him pencils, crayons and paper to keep him occupied when she was busy doing things around the house. She soon realized that art was a possibility of him finding a way to express his thoughts. Nahoma always loved doodling with pencils, crayons and paint. He likes to use anything he can get his hands on as a medium to create his art.

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Featured Artist – Sheryl Luxenburg

Sheryl Luxenburg is a Canadian hyperrealist painter based in Ottawa who uses watercolour on paper and acrylic on linen with airbrush and regular brush to capture ultra realistic subject matter. The flattened depiction of space revealed in her paintings is so hard to distinguish from reality, especially when viewed online, that many scroll over her hand painted work thinking they are photographs. Although Luxenburg’s technical skills are impeccable, it is most important to her that the viewer identifies with her subject matter and finds the soul in her artwork.

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